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Vandals target Absecon’s South Jersey Field of Dreams again

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 17, 2014 12:49 pm

ABESECON – Vandals have again attacked the South Jersey Field of Dreams, the recreation complex designed for children with physical and mental challenges.

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Democrats announce monthly meeting schedule

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:00 pm

The Pleasantville Regular Democrats organization has announced its monthly meeting schedule through the rest of the year. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. in the Pleasantville Public Library, 33 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. The group will meet on the following days: Oct. 23, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18. Email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

   

Faith Baptist Church Fall Revival

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:00 pm

Faith Baptist Church, 829 Tilton Road, Pleasantville will present its Fall Revival 7 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 28-30. The revival leader is the dynamic, spirit-filled Rev. Keith Marshall, pastor of the Macedonia Baptist Church of Trenton. 

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Youth Prevention and Education Group

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:00 pm

The Family Success Center staff will be implementing weekly groups for Pleasantville youth to discuss issues such as anger management, gang awareness, self-awareness, and other educational topics.

Youth in the group range in age from 6-12. The groups will be held from 2:30-5pm Thursdays in April at the Pleasantville Housing Authority, 301 Woodland Ave., Pleasantville.

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Bey-Blocker to receive Board President Award

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:21 pm

– Darleen Bey-Blocker, president of the Pleasantville Board of Education, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the inaugural Urban School Boards’ Board President Award by the South Jersey African-American Chamber of Commerce./Pleasantville Public Schools – Darleen Bey-Blocker, president of the Pleasantville Board of Education, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the inaugural Urban School Boards’ Board President Award by the South Jersey African-American Chamber of Commerce./Pleasantville Public Schools  PLEASANTVILLE – Darleen Bey-Blocker, president of the Pleasantville Board of Education, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the inaugural Urban School Boards Board President Award by the South Jersey African-American Chamber of Commerce.

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Pleasantville Recreation Tennis Club

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:00 pm

The Pleasantville Recreation Center is accepting signups for its tennis club for ages 7-13. Classes will be held 4-5 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Recreation Center, 400 W. Brighton Ave. Registration is $10. Call 609-484-3627 or 609-484-3608.

   

All-Around Arts

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:00 pm

All-Around Arts programs for ages 8-12 are held Saturdays at the Pleasantville Recreation Center, 400 W. Brighton Ave., Pleasantville. Performing arts runs from noon to 1 p.m.; arts and crafts follows from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $10. Sign up now. Call 609-484-3627 or 609-484-3608 for more information.

 

Locals launch campaign to send supplies to Ebola-torn West Africa

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 05:00 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man who escaped the horrors of an 11-year-long Sierra Leone civil war and the deaths of 50,000 countrymen now fears an even greater enemy: Ebola.

“When I speak to my countrymen, they tell me they would rather fight a civil war than Ebola,” said John Barclay, 54, who fled to South Jersey in 2001.

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Famous S-O-S and Pancake Breakfast

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:52 am

The Cape-Atlantic Detachment Marine Corps League hosts its 28th annual Famous S-0-S and Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 26 at American Legion Post No. 28 at the corner of New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for under 12. Call 609-289-1599 for tickets. The Cape-Atlantic Detachment Marine Corps League hosts its 28th annual Famous S-0-S and Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 26 at American Legion Post No. 28 at the corner of New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for under 12. Call 609-289-1599 for tickets. The Cape-Atlantic Detachment Marine Corps League hosts its 28th annual Famous S-0-S and Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 26 at American Legion Post No. 28 at the corner of New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for under 12. Call 609-289-1599 for tickets.

 

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton cookie walk Dec. 13

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 07:47 am

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is hosting a cookie walk Saturday, Dec. 13 in the parish hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, Absecon. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is hosting a cookie walk Saturday, Dec. 13 in the parish hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, Absecon. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is hosting a cookie walk Dec. 13 in the parish hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, Absecon. Come on in and stroll around tables lined with trays of homemade cookies. Take as much as you want for $8 per pound. Gift baskets will be available. Call 609-641-1480. Starts at 9 a.m.

   

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