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‘When the Baton is Dropped’ Community Forum in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 09, 2013 12:32 pm

The When the Baton is Dropped Community Forum is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Lighthouse Community Church in Pleasantville. The When the Baton is Dropped Community Forum is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Lighthouse Community Church in Pleasantville.

PLEASANTVILLE _ A Pleasantville church has brought together local officials, leaders, and community representatives for a community development forum to be held next week.

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Pleasantville’s North Main Street School students hit the books in style

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 09, 2013 11:18 am

Submitted/The staff and students of Pleasantville’s North Main Street School received 416 book bags stocked with school supplies from the Kids in Need Foundation on the first day of school last week. Submitted/The staff and students of Pleasantville’s North Main Street School received 416 book bags stocked with school supplies from the Kids in Need Foundation on the first day of school last week.

PLEASANTVILLE — Elementary School students at Pleasantville’s North Main Street School headed back to classes in style this year thanks to the efforts of the Kids in Need Foundation.

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Uncover the written world with Pleasantville’s Page turners

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 09, 2013 10:32 am

Submitted/ Sandra Santa Maria of the Bargaintown section of Egg Harbor Township and Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville staff member Paula Stanton start the discussion of the novel “The Silver Linings Playbook” by Matthew Quick. Submitted/ Sandra Santa Maria of the Bargaintown section of Egg Harbor Township and Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville staff member Paula Stanton start the discussion of the novel “The Silver Linings Playbook” by Matthew Quick.

The Pleasantville branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosts a monthly book discussion group, Pleasantville's Page Turners, at the library branch.

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New Jersey offers Pleasantville homeowners grants to elevate homes

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, September 08, 2013 07:28 pm

Homeowners have until Sept. 15 to apply for $30,000 in grants to pay for raising their homes to avoid the type of damage Superstorm Sandy caused along the east coast of the United States in 2012. Homeowners have until Sept. 15 to apply for $30,000 in grants to pay for raising their homes to avoid the type of damage Superstorm Sandy caused along the east coast of the United States in 2012.

PLEASANTVILLE — City residents have little time left to apply for a state grant that can offer them up to $30,000 toward the cost of elevating their home to meet new FEMA elevation guidelines.

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Letter: Overspending on legal budget not Save Absecon's fault

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Written by Joseph A. Courter Wednesday, September 04, 2013 05:53 pm

Letter: Overspending on legal budget not Save Absecon’s fault Letter: Overspending on legal budget not Save Absecon’s fault

To the editor:

I take serious umbrage at Absecon Mayor John Armstrong blaming the increase in city taxes on the Absecon Gardens and Visions lawsuits. I am responding to the article, “Nobody likes paying taxes, but Absecon has an explanation,” in the Aug. 16 edition of The Current.

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Absecon city leaders must plan now to avoid 2014 tax increase

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Written by By Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, September 04, 2013 01:07 pm

Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Absecon Mayor John Armstrong

It is good to get away. Vacations allow us to throttle back a bit, enjoy family and friends, and also reflect a bit on the challenges and frustrations that are a part of everyday life. Last week, my family and I spent a week along the coastline of Maine.

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Five ways to think Green and go Green

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, September 04, 2013 10:24 am

The Absecon Green team The Absecon Green team

ABSECON _ The Absecon Green Team has suggested this ideas to save money and save the environment by going green:

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Pleasantville teachers rally for successful year

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 03, 2013 02:32 pm

R.J. Liberatore Jr./A section of South Main Street Elementary School teachers scream for joy when their school’s name is announced. Many wore blue t-shirts with the motto “South Side is Soaring High!” printed on them. R.J. Liberatore Jr./A section of South Main Street Elementary School teachers scream for joy when their school’s name is announced. Many wore blue t-shirts with the motto “South Side is Soaring High!” printed on them.  PLEASANTVILLE - Surrounded by a packed High School gymnasium full of the district’s 700-plus teachers, Pleasantville Public School Superintendent Garnell Bailey offered little doubt about her enthusiasm over the 2013-14 school year.

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Absecon man killed in one-vehicle accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 03, 2013 11:28 am

ABSECON _ A 25-year-old Absecon man has died as a result of injuries suffered during a one-vehicle accident on Monday, Sept. 2.

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Absecon man injured in one-car vehicle accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 02, 2013 08:36 pm

ABSECON - An Absecon man, 25, was hospitalized in serious condition Monday, Sept. 2, following a one-car accident on the White Horse Pike, according to Absecon Police.

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