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Absecon residents recall military days

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, November 10, 2014 03:36 pm

Bill Hoch tells Absecon Historical Society members and guests of his brothers’ experiences in World War II. Seated is Dr. Edgar Bristow who told of his experiences as a captain during the Korean War. Bill Hoch tells Absecon Historical Society members and guests of his brothers’ experiences in World War II. Seated is Dr. Edgar Bristow who told of his experiences as a captain during the Korean War. Jumping the gun on Veterans Day – Tuesday, Nov. 11 – Absecon Historical Society member Bill Hoch gave a talk Saturday, Nov. 8 about the experiences he and his three brothers had in the military.

The conversation segued into a round-table discussion, with other Absecon residents telling about their military experiences in World War II and beyond.

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Pleasantville seniors plan trip to Williamstown Amish Market

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 10:13 pm

The Pleasantville Senior Citizens Advisory Board is sponsoring a bus trip to the Amish Market in Williamstown on Thursday, Nov. 13.

The event is free and open to all Pleasantville seniors on a first-come, first-served basis. The bus leaves Pleasant Acres at 8:30 a.m., the High-Rise, Mid-Rise complex at 8:40 a.m. and Saint Peters at 8:45 a.m.

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Breast cancer survivors tell stories, give hope

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 03:20 pm

Pictured from left are Darlene Slade, Tasha Cherry, All About Hair owner Sonja Nixon, Anndeen Johnson, and Marlena Dansby. Pictured from left are Darlene Slade, Tasha Cherry, All About Hair owner Sonja Nixon, Anndeen Johnson, and Marlena Dansby. PLEASANTVILLE Some 30 to 40 breast cancer survivors shared their stories Saturday, Oct. 25 at the third annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day at All About Hair Salon on North Main Street.

“We’ve been doing it about three years now,” said Sonja Nixon, owner. “It’s a lot of customers coming together to share their stories.”

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Voters return Horton, Vizthum to Absecon City Council

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 07, 2014 03:17 pm

ABSECON – Absecon voters returned two City Council representatives to three-year terms based on Election Day tallies released by Atlantic County Clerk Edward McGettigan.

Incumbent Republican first ward City Councilman James Vizthum easily won re-election, topping newcomer Greg Sugden, 794-497.

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Bey-Blocker, Jackson, Rowell return to Pleasantville school board

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 07, 2014 03:09 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – Pleasantville voters re-elected two incumbents and returned a former school board member to the Pleasantville Board of Education based on election results released by Atlantic County Clerk Edward P. McGettigan.

President Darleen Bey-Blocker and Harriett Jackson were each re-elected to three-year terms in an eight-woman race.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter for Nov. 5, 2014

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, November 05, 2014 03:55 pm

Pleasantville police blotter Pleasantville police blotter The following arrests made by the members of the Pleasantville Police Department were reported on Wednesday, Nov. 5:

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Man, 70, injured in Absecon armed carjacking

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, November 05, 2014 01:12 pm

 This man appeared at the lodge manager’s window and left in the suspect’s vehicle immediately after the carjacking, police said./Absecon Police Department. A 70-year-old man was assaulted and injured during an armed carjacking that happened Nov. 4, according to an Absecon Police Department release. This man appeared at the lodge manager’s window and left in the suspect’s vehicle immediately after the carjacking, police said./Absecon Police Department.

ABSECON - A 70-year-old man was assaulted and injured during an armed carjacking Nov. 4, according to an Absecon Police Department release.

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Shed burglary ringleader turns himself in

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:46 am

The man who authorities believe was the ringleader of a five-member crew that conducted 40-plus burglaries has turned himself in to Pleasantville Police. The man who authorities believe was the ringleader of a five-member crew that conducted 40-plus burglaries has turned himself in to Pleasantville Police. PLEASANTVILLE - The man who authorities believe was the ringleader of a five-member crew that conducted 40-plus burglaries has turned himself in to Pleasantville Police.

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Absecon police seek witnesses to three-vehicle accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, November 01, 2014 03:33 pm

Absecon Police Department accident investigators are seeking witnesses to a three-vehicle accident on Route 30 that sent two drivers to the hospital for treatment. Absecon Police Department accident investigators are seeking witnesses to a three-vehicle accident on Route 30 that sent two drivers to the hospital for treatment. ABSECON - Absecon Police Department accident investigators are seeking witnesses to a three-vehicle accident on Route 30 that sent two drivers to the hospital for treatment.

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Pleasantville seeking Miss Pleasantville candidates

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 27, 2014 07:38 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ City of Pleasantville is seeking ladies between the ages of 16 and 22 to compete in the Miss Pleasantville 2015 pageant, an official preliminary event to the Miss Atlantic County Pageant.

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