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Pleasantville Regular Democrats post 2015 meeting schedule

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 12, 2015 08:11 am

The Pleasantville Regular Democrats have announced the organization’s meeting schedule for 2015.

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Man shoots brother in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, January 11, 2015 05:32 am

A Pleasantville man suffered a through-and-through bullet wound to the neck Friday night when his brother pulled the trigger on a gun he thought was unloaded. A Pleasantville man suffered a through-and-through bullet wound to the neck Friday night when his brother pulled the trigger on a gun he thought was unloaded.

PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man suffered a through-and-through bullet wound to the neck Friday night when his brother pulled the trigger on a gun he thought was unloaded, according to police.

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Thank you for a job well done

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 01:54 pm

Last year, students in Wanda Lane’s class at the Washington Avenue School in Pleasantville each took time to personally write a city leader and to thank that person for a job well done. Students Joy Akpan, Zitlaly Salazar, Jose Alvarado, Ta'Quan Carrington, and Isiah Akpassa wrote to Pleasantville City Councilman Lockland Scott, standing in the back, and thanked him for his leadership in the city. /Submitted Last year, students in Wanda Lane’s class at the Washington Avenue School in Pleasantville each took time to personally write a city leader and to thank that person for a job well done. Students Joy Akpan, Zitlaly Salazar, Jose Alvarado, Ta'Quan Carrington, and Isiah Akpassa wrote to Pleasantville City Councilman Lockland Scott, standing in the back, and thanked him for his leadership in the city. /Submitted Last year, students in Wanda Lane’s class at the Washington Avenue School in Pleasantville each took time to personally write a city leader and to thank that person for a job well done. Students Joy Akpan, Zitlaly Salazar, Jose Alvarado, Ta'Quan Carrington, and Isiah Akpassa wrote to Pleasantville City Councilman Lockland Scott, standing in the back, and thanked him for his leadership in the city.

 

Players walk, don’t run, in annual Slo-Mo Bowl

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 01:34 pm

They came, they played and they walked – because no running is allowed.

About two dozen boys, girls and men old enough to be their great-grandfathers laughed, passed, walked and rolled their way through Absecon’s 53rd annual Slow-Mo Bowl on New Year’s Day.

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Pleasantville school board off to a hectic start

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 01:32 pm

PLEASANTVILLE - In a whirlwind of first-night activity, the Pleasantville Board of Education named a new board president, swore in three members, requested proposals to replace its fleet of legal consultants and approved tenure for an assistant superintendent.

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Absecon mayor calls for South Jersey leaders to join forces

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 01:31 pm

ABSECON _ South Jersey leaders need to join forces and act now to help residents overcome the economic tsunami that washed over the region in 2014, Absecon Mayor John Armstrong said during his annual State of the City address.

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Tweedle praises employees, touts growth in Pleasantville state of the city speech

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 01:29 pm

PLEASANTVILLE - Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. boasted of Pleasantville’s loyal city employees along with past, present and future economic development on Monday, Jan. 5 when he delivered his annual state of the city address.

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Adcock, Oliver named Pleasantville employees of the year

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 01:16 pm

Police Department Detective Lt. Danny Adcock and Public Works employee Gary Oliver have been named Pleasantville’s employees of the year. Police Department Detective Lt. Danny Adcock and Public Works employee Gary Oliver have been named Pleasantville’s employees of the year. PLEASANTVILLE _ Police Department Detective Lt. Danny Adcock and Public Works employee Gary Oliver have been named Pleasantville’s employees of the year.

Adcock received the city’s supervisor of the year award and Oliver received the city’s employee of the year award.

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Food bank partners in Absecon with ABCD, Community Affairs Committee

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 12:27 pm

Submitted / Photographed from left in the front row are Lynn Caterson, Bart Richter, and Patti Kuhn. In the second row are JoAnn Elco, Evelyn Benson, executive director of Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch; and Butch Stewart. Submitted / Photographed from left in the front row are Lynn Caterson, Bart Richter, and Patti Kuhn. In the second row are JoAnn Elco, Evelyn Benson, executive director of Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch; and Butch Stewart. ABSECON – The Absecon Business and Commercial Development, Inc., and the Community Affairs Committee held a successful food drive in November for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch.

The combined efforts of the two Absecon organizations collected more than 1,550 pounds of food donations from 15 locations around Absecon.

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Absecon City Council approves 2015 meeting dates

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 11:59 am

The Absecon City Council approved its 2015 meeting schedule during its annual reorganization meeting held Jan. 5.

City Council will met at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 500 Mill Road on the following dates:

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