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State awards grants to prepare people for employment

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 29, 2014 11:07 am

PLEASANTVILLE _ The Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board has awarded more than $1 million in Work First New Jersey grants to non-profit agencies and educational institutions to to help individuals enter or re-enter the workforce, according to county spokesperson Linda Gilmore.

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Golf clubs, garden equipment stolen from Absecon sheds

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 29, 2014 10:35 am

Residents reported two shed burglaries were discovered Friday, Sept. 26, in the northeast area of the city, Absecon Police said in a relase. Residents reported two shed burglaries were discovered Friday, Sept. 26, in the northeast area of the city, Absecon Police said in a relase. ABSECON – Two shed burglaries were discovered and reported by residents Friday, Sept. 26 in the bay area of the city, Absecon police said in a release.

The thefts occurred on North Shore Road and Shady Lane.

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Atlantic County Veterans Museum announces October collection dates

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, September 28, 2014 07:38 pm

The Atlantic County Veterans Museum Committee will hold a pair of October collection dates to accept donations and loans of military service items for display in its museum.

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Absecon police seek 'habitual' shoplifter

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:41 pm

Absecon police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and catching this man who has targeted the CVS Store at 603 White Horse Pike. Absecon detectives feel he frequents the Ventnor area./Absecon Police Absecon police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and catching this man who has targeted the CVS Store at 603 White Horse Pike. Absecon detectives feel he frequents the Ventnor area./Absecon Police ABSECON – Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and catching a man they say is a habitual shoplifter who has targeted the Absecon CVS.

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Pleasantville’s North Main Street School students receive book bags

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:38 am

North Main Street School students recently received book bags packed with school supplies from Atlantic Imagaing./Submitted North Main Street School students recently received book bags packed with school supplies from Atlantic Imagaing./Submitted PLEASANTVILLE - At the beginning of the school year, North Main School first-grade students received book bags filled with school supplies that were donated by Atlantic Imaging.

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Pleasantville police investigate second carjacking in three days

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:07 pm

For the second time in three days a delivery driver was forced from his vehicle at gunpoint while making a dinner delivery in Pleasantville, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin. For the second time in three days a delivery driver was forced from his vehicle at gunpoint while making a dinner delivery in Pleasantville, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin. PLEASANTVILLE - For the second time in three days a delivery driver was forced from his vehicle at gunpoint while making a dinner delivery in Pleasantville, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin.

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9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presents location choices to Absecon City Council

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:16 am

The Absecon 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presented its top-four choices for a location for the city’s 9/11 memorial to officials during a lengthy City Council meeting held Thursday, Sept. 18./Submitted The Absecon 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presented its top-four choices for a location for the city’s 9/11 memorial to officials during a lengthy City Council meeting held Thursday, Sept. 18./Submitted ABSECON _ The Absecon 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presented its top-four choices for a location for the city’s 9/11 memorial to officials during a lengthy City Council meeting held Thursday, Sept. 18.

Those locations are a site adjacent to the Absecon Volunteer Fire Department grounds on the White Horse Pike, the location of the former pool at the entrance to the Shores of Absecon and a Heritage Park location along Mill Road near the Bicentennial Monument, according to Lynn Caterson, a former City Council president and 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee secretary.

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Absecon’s Great Race features Pedal, Paddle, Run and fun for all

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:39 am

By R.J. LIBERATORE Jr.

Staff Writer


ABSECON _ Scores of competitors of all ages will take to the streets, fields and waterways of Absecon this weekend to participate in the 14th annual Pedal, Paddle, Run- Absecon’s Great Race.

The event serves as the largest fundraiser for the Absecon Education Foundation which provides grants to teachers to purchase supplies for their classroom, according to Janice Clarke, foundation secretary.

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Pleasantville Recreation Center offers new clubs, classes

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 22, 2014 02:31 pm

The Pleasantville Recreation Center has announced a fall schedule of 11 sports, activities or clubs available to city residents ages 6 and older. The Pleasantville Recreation Center has announced a fall schedule of 11 sports, activities or clubs available to city residents ages 6 and older. PLEASANTVILLE _ The Pleasantville Recreation Center has announced a fall schedule of 11 sports, activities or clubs available to city residents ages 6 and older.

For additional information and fees, call the Pleasantville Recreation Department, 400 W. Brighton Ave., at 609-484-3608 or 609-484-3627.

The offerings are:

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Benefit concert fundraiser for Adam Bengis

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 22, 2014 01:48 pm

Holy Spirit High School in conjunction with its Fathers’ Club and Mothers’ Guild is hosting a benefit concert “An Evening with the Duprees” with special guest Lou Costello of WVLT Radio in Vineland on Saturday, Nov. 15. Holy Spirit High School in conjunction with its Fathers’ Club and Mothers’ Guild is hosting a benefit concert “An Evening with the Duprees” with special guest Lou Costello of WVLT Radio in Vineland on Saturday, Nov. 15. ABSECON - Holy Spirit High School in conjunction with its Fathers’ Club and Mothers’ Guild is hosting a benefit concert “An Evening with the Duprees” with special guest Lou Costello of WVLT Radio in Vineland on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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