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Absecon City Council approves Visions development settlement

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Written by By CHARLIE PRITCHARD Friday, December 20, 2013 09:57 am

ABSECON – City Council unanimously approved a Builders Remedy lawsuit agreement with Amboy Bank, paving the way for the completion of the long-stalled Visions development and ending a costly litigation process.

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Think Green: Do your part every day

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 04:04 pm

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The Absecon Green Team offers the following tips on saving energy, saving money and saving our planet’s natural resources:

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Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car on Shore Road

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 02:05 pm

ABSECON – An Absecon man was hospitalized after he was struck by a car at 6:23 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at the intersection of Shore Road and Tremont Avenue, according to an Absecon Police Department press release.

Tanvir Zaman, 33, of Absecon was lying unconscious in the roadway when police responded.

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Absecon honors veterans of all wars during Wreaths across America

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 01:46 pm

VFW Post Chaplain Roger Arlan offers a prayer for World War II Army Veteran John Cramer.  From left are Chaplain Roger Arlan, Mary DeLuca, Karen Cattel, Ruth Haworth, Auxiliary President Donna Wagner and VFW Post Commander Bob Dunn./Submitted VFW Post Chaplain Roger Arlan offers a prayer for World War II Army Veteran John Cramer. From left are Chaplain Roger Arlan, Mary DeLuca, Karen Cattel, Ruth Haworth, Auxiliary President Donna Wagner and VFW Post Commander Bob Dunn./Submitted ABSECON _ On Saturday, Dec. 14 members of the Absecon VFW Memorial Post 9462 and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, assembled at the Absecon United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Road here.

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Absecon Public Schools hold Snowflake run

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 12:49 pm

Maricel Ramos of Absecon, a PTO volunteer, hands out reward tickets at one of the trivia stations along the Snowflake Run to students who correctly answer her questions./ Matthew Strabuk Maricel Ramos of Absecon, a PTO volunteer, hands out reward tickets at one of the trivia stations along the Snowflake Run to students who correctly answer her questions./ Matthew Strabuk  ABSECON - Colder-than-normal weather couldn’t put a chill on the participants of the Snowflake Run held Friday, Dec. 13 on the grounds of the Absecon Public Schools.

 

The Party with a Purpose at St. Petes

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 12:33 pm

The Party with a Purpose at St. Petes 8 p.m.-midnight Friday, Dec. 27 at St. Pete’s Auditorium, Chestnut Street and Decatur Avenue, Pleasantville.

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K-Loc Healthy Kids Fitness program

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 12:32 pm

The Choose to Move, Train & Lose program is designed for persons who prefer a one on one class with a Personal Trainer on their own schedule.

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Armed bandits rob Absecon motel, tie up crew

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 17, 2013 04:52 am

ABSECON - Armed gunmen barged their way into an Absecon hotel on Monday evening, bound up the crew and made away with thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, cash and electronics equipment.

The victims called police at 9:24 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 to report an armed robbery at the Royal Lodge Motel, 553 Absecon Boulevard, according to the Absecon Police Department.

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Suspect in Absecon armed bank robbery caught in Delaware

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 03:54 pm

ABSECON - The nation’s first state may not be the first place to escape to, a suspected Absecon bank robber found out Wednesday, Dec. 11. Delaware State Police arrested an Atlantic City man who was wanted in an Absecon bank armed robbery about two hours after the crime occurred.

Police said they stopped the man's car after they clocked him driving at a high rate of speed on I-295.

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The Visions litigation should be settled

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Tuesday, December 10, 2013 04:14 pm

On Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m., a joint meeting of City Council and the Planning Board will be held at Council Chambers in the Municipal Complex to consider settling litigation over development of the Visions project on Pitney Road after a public presentation on the matter and public comment is received.

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