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Pleasantville School Board changes meeting agendas, focus

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 01:08 pm

PLEASANTVILLE - State-appointed District Monitor Lester Richens announced that the Pleasantville Board of Education has adopted meeting plans that will change the focus of board sessions beginning in September.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter for Aug. 20

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:06 pm

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The following arrests were reported by the Pleasantville Police Department on Wednesday, Aug. 20. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Bilal A. Roane-Muhammad, 27, of Plainfield was arrested Aug. 13 and charged with possession of marijuana.

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18th annual Latin Music Festival Sunday in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 03:58 pm

Angelique is one of the headlining acts schedule to appear at the 18th annual Latin Music Festival to be held 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 at the Max Manning Complex in Pleasantville. Angelique is one of the headlining acts schedule to appear at the 18th annual Latin Music Festival to be held 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 at the Max Manning Complex in Pleasantville. PLEASANTVLLE – Several thousand people are expected to fill the grounds of the Max Manning Complex to see major musical groups perform in the 18th annual Latin Music Festival, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 24.

The event, which is promoted by Yvette Soto of Mays Landing, the president of the Atlantic County Puerto Rican Parade, features local and national talent.

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Crossroads’ Love Like Crazy group shares joy, love and hot dogs

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 02:17 pm

Members of Crossroads Fellowship in Pleasantville descended on the city bus station on Saturday, Aug. 16 to clean up, plant flowers and share fellowship with people in the area. Oh, they also distributed hot dogs, water and good cheer to all who passed by./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Members of Crossroads Fellowship in Pleasantville descended on the city bus station on Saturday, Aug. 16 to clean up, plant flowers and share fellowship with people in the area. Oh, they also distributed hot dogs, water and good cheer to all who passed by./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE - Saying, “God’s Love is Free,” a group of 30-plus members of Crossroads Fellowship provided free hot dogs and inspirational fellowship Saturday morning.

The good cheer, food and camaraderie were all part of Crossroads’ second annual Love Like Crazy campaign which promotes acts of community service.

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Shrink everything but your smile Zumba class

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:52 pm

The Pleasantville Recreation Center hosts Zumba classes The Pleasantville Recreation Center hosts Zumba classes PLEASANTVILLE - The Pleasantville Recreation Center encourages everyone to shrink everything but their smiles while attending a Zumba class 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the center, 400 W. Brighton Ave., Pleasantville.

Call licensed Zumba instructor Joelle Motley at 888-316-4844, or call 609-484-3608. The price is $3.

 

Pleasantville High School Class of 1957 reunion

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:45 pm

The Pleasantville High School Class of 1957 will hold its 57th reunion 11a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Smithville Inn in Historic Smithville. The cost is $25 per person. Email Sylvia French at 
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 </script> or call 609-641-0089 or 609-652-1352 for information. The Pleasantville High School Class of 1957 will hold its 57th reunion 11a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Smithville Inn in Historic Smithville. The cost is $25 per person. Email Sylvia French at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 609-641-0089 or 609-652-1352 for information. The Pleasantville High School Class of 1957 will hold its 57th reunion 11a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Smithville Inn in Historic Smithville. The cost is $25 per person.

Email Sylvia French at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 609-641-0089 or 609-652-1352 for information.

   

2nd annual Absecon Presbyterian Church free family fun day (Video)

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Written by Michael Carroll Monday, August 18, 2014 11:53 am

Kids line up for a turn to go on the inflatable slide. Kids line up for a turn to go on the inflatable slide. The Absecon Presbyterian Church invited residents to come and enjoy a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Absecon Presbyterian Church. There was live music, hotdogs, hamburgers, a bounce house and face painting for the kids, bingo, horseshoes and miniature golf among other activities for young and old alike.

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State Police arrest 8 in Caesars armed robbery

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, August 15, 2014 10:11 am

A total of eight people from two states have now been arrested in connection with the $180,000 July 21 armed robbery at the Caesars Hotel and Casino, includind Dwayne Morgan II of Pleasantville. /New Jersey State Police A total of eight people from two states have now been arrested in connection with the $180,000 July 21 armed robbery at the Caesars Hotel and Casino, includind Dwayne Morgan II of Pleasantville. /New Jersey State Police ATLANTIC CITY  Eight people from two states were arrested and charged in connection with a $180,000 armed robbery July 21 at Caesars Hotel and Casino.

Arrested were three people from Pleasantville, three from Atlantic City and two men from Delaware, state police said.

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Two Pleasantville men arrested during Absecon residential burglary

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 08:53 pm

Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release. Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release. ABSECON _ Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release.

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The Pleasantville Police Blotter for Aug. 6-12:

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 02:08 pm

Pleasantville police blotter Pleasantville police blotter The following list of arrests were released by the Pleasantville Police Department on Wednesday, Aug. 13:

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