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Absecon Emma C. Attales students take the challenge

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 15, 2014 01:03 pm

More than 300 students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School accepted the challenge of their Principal Andrew Weber and participated in the ALS Challenge after school on Friday, Sept. 12./R.J. Liberatore Jr. More than 300 students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School accepted the challenge of their Principal Andrew Weber and participated in the ALS Challenge after school on Friday, Sept. 12./R.J. Liberatore Jr. More than 300 students of the Emma C.Attales Middle School accepted the challenge of their Principal Andrew Weber and participated in the ALS Challenge after school on Friday, Sept. 12.

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Absecon remembers the fallen heroes of 9/11 (Slideshow)

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, September 11, 2014 09:53 am

Members of the American Legion Color Guard stand at attention. Members of the American Legion Color Guard stand at attention. Several hundred people remembered the fallen heroes of Sept. 11, 2001 at the city’s annual memorial service Wednesday, Sept. 10 on the fire department grounds at Route 9 and the White Horse Pike.

Mayor John Armstrong addressed the crowd, and members of the local American Legion and VFW color guards and school and civic groups participated.

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Man pleads guilty in death of Pleasantville football star

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, September 10, 2014 06:43 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A Pleasantville man has pleaded guilty in connection in the 2010 death of a former Pleasantville High School and Junior Jokers youth football star.

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Pleasantville school employees received $104,000 in unapproved post-Sandy relief pay, state report says

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 08, 2014 05:11 pm

A group of 74 Pleasantville School District employees received unapproved payments totaling $104,026.51 for time worked at the Pleasantville High School and Middle School relief shelters during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, according to a state review. A group of 74 Pleasantville School District employees received unapproved payments totaling $104,026.51 for time worked at the Pleasantville High School and Middle School relief shelters during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, according to a state review. PLEASANTVILLE – Seventy-four Pleasantville School District employees received unapproved payments totaling $104,026.51 for time worked at the Pleasantville High School and Middle School relief shelters during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, according to a state review.

“Payments were issued without appropriate itemization, verification and/or prior board review for approval,” stated a New Jersey Department of Education Office of Fiscal Accountability and Compliance report issued Aug. 26.

Thirteen workers claimed they worked 24 hours a day for multiple days, the report said.

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Letter: Encourage consumption of healthier school lunches

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Written by Opinion Monday, September 08, 2014 02:10 pm

Letter: Encourage consumption of healthier school lunches Letter: Encourage consumption of healthier school lunches To the editor:

With the new school year, parents’ attention is turning to school lunches.

Traditionally, the USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy commodities. Children consumed animal fat and sugary drinks to the point where one-third have become overweight or obese. Their early dietary flaws became lifelong addictions, raising their risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

In recent years, several state legislatures asked their schools to offer daily vegetarian options, and 64 percent of United States school districts now do.

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Absecon Historical Society hosts annual Fall Walking Tour

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 08, 2014 10:37 am

The Absecon Historical Society welcomes all to step back in time by taking tour of Absecon during its annual free Fall Walking Tour of historic homes, buildings and historic sites./Absecon Historical Society The Absecon Historical Society welcomes all to step back in time by taking tour of Absecon during its annual free Fall Walking Tour of historic homes, buildings and historic sites./Absecon Historical Society  ABSECON - The Absecon Historical Society welcomes all to step back in time by taking tour of Absecon during its annual free Fall Walking Tour of historic homes, buildings and historic sites.

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Absecon police search for hit-and-run driver

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, September 05, 2014 10:13 pm

A Pleasantville man suffered head and arm injuries as he walked along a Shore Road sidewalk when he was struck by a hit-an-run driver, according to Absecon Police. A Pleasantville man suffered head and arm injuries as he walked along a Shore Road sidewalk when he was struck by a hit-an-run driver, according to Absecon Police. ABSECON – A Pleasantville man suffered head and arm injuries as he walked along a Shore Road sidewalk and was struck by a hit-an-run driver, according to Absecon police.

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Rabid raccoon collected from Pleasantville

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 05, 2014 04:26 pm

Residents Urged to Vaccinate their Pets – Next Free Clinic Sept. 21

Atlantic County health officials strongly encourage residents to vaccinate their pets to protect them from contracting and spreading rabies following the county’s ninth confirmed case and the third case within the last two weeks.

The most recent case involved a raccoon that was collected from a property on Shadeland Avenue in Pleasantville. The homeowner discovered the lethargic raccoon in the yard with his dog. The animal control officer was called to remove the raccoon. The animal was sent to the state lab for testing where it was confirmed positive for the viral disease on September 5, 2014.

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2 Absecon men charged in 3-week burglary spree

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 02, 2014 02:06 pm

Absecon police officers have arrested two men they say targeted a Route 30 business during a three-week-long spree of burglaries./Absecon Police Absecon police officers have arrested two men they say targeted a Route 30 business during a three-week-long spree of burglaries./Absecon Police ABSECON Police arrested two Absecon men that they say targeted a Route 30 business during a three-week-long spree of burglaries.

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Woman charged with kicking Absecon police officers in legs, groin

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, August 31, 2014 12:42 pm

  A Sayerville woman was arrested at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 and charged with assaulting Absecon police officers after kicking them in the legs and the groin. A Sayerville woman was arrested at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 and charged with assaulting Absecon police officers after kicking them in the legs and the groin.

ABSECON  A Sayreville woman was charged with assaulting police officers after she allegedly kicked Absecon officers in the legs and groin at about 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, police officers, police said.

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