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Pleasantville students attend STEM Expo Community Youth Summit

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 10, 2014 12:29 pm

Nearly 200 middle school students attended the Imagine Greatness STEM Expo and Emerging Young Leaders Community Youth Summit held March 8 at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Pictured from left are: William Washington, senior, St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, Sedona Hill, senior, Our Lady of Mercy Academy; Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr., Courtney Mack, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Chapter president, Iraliz Vazquez-Reyes, Pleasantville High School senior class president; Michael Foster III, Pleasantville High School./ Submitted Nearly 200 middle school students attended the Imagine Greatness STEM Expo and Emerging Young Leaders Community Youth Summit held March 8 at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Pictured from left are: William Washington, senior, St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, Sedona Hill, senior, Our Lady of Mercy Academy; Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr., Courtney Mack, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Chapter president, Iraliz Vazquez-Reyes, Pleasantville High School senior class president; Michael Foster III, Pleasantville High School./ Submitted

GALLOWAY - Nearly 200 middle school students attended the Imagine Greatness STEM Expo and Emerging Young Leaders Community Youth Summit held March 8 at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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UPDATE: Absecon police locate missing man, 83

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 10, 2014 11:17 am

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ABSECON – An 83-year-old city man who has Alzheimer’s disease and was reported missing this morning has been located by police and returned to the safety of his relatives.

The Absecon Police Department had issued a notice requesting the public’s help when John Schmutz, 83, of Absecon, was discovered missing. He had told relatives he was headed to Atlantic City.

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Absecon's PTO Supports Our Schools

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Written by From the Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:41 pm

Over this past year, I have been impressed by the variety of volunteer organizations which contribute to the life of our community. One such group is Absecon's Parent-Teacher Organization. Over this past year, I have been impressed by the variety of volunteer organizations which contribute to the life of our community. One such group is Absecon's Parent-Teacher Organization. Over this past year, I have been impressed by the variety of volunteer organizations which contribute to the life of our community. One such group is Absecon's Parent-Teacher Organization. The PTO is made up of hundreds of parents of Absecon schoolchildren who support our teachers and administration, encouraging them to do their best and offering them activities and program supplements which enrich the educational experience for our children. Examples of this assistance include teacher appreciation luncheons and special requests for classroom materials, student projects, special assemblies and other activities which are outside of the school budget. The PTO also sponsors class parties and school dances.

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Pleasantville Planning Board: No methadone clinic at the Pleasantville Shopping Center

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, March 05, 2014 11:13 am

Responding to the fears of residents over the safety of their families, the city Planning Board rejected an application to move a methadone clinic to its largest shopping center./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Responding to the fears of residents over the safety of their families, the city Planning Board rejected an application to move a methadone clinic to its largest shopping center./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE –Responding to residents’ fears over the safety of their families, the Planning Board rejected an application from a company looking to open a methadone clinic in the city’s largest shopping center.

“I am a husband, a father, a simple man who works in Pleasantville,” said Reginald Skinner, who lives on nearby Noah’s Road. “I want to know who will protect my wife. What happens when my mother goes to shop?”

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Atlantic County Sheriff’s Department blotter for Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, March 04, 2014 05:05 pm

Atlantic County Sheriff's Blotter for Pleasantville Atlantic County Sheriff's Blotter for Pleasantville Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles has announced the following arrests made by members of his department:

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Police hope ShopRite thieves can’t outrun social media

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 03, 2014 04:42 pm

Though three women may have been quick enough to leave the Absecon ShopRite without paying for three shopping carts of groceries, the Absecon Police Department hopes they can’t outrun social media./Absecon Police Department Though three women may have been quick enough to leave the Absecon ShopRite without paying for three shopping carts of groceries, the Absecon Police Department hopes they can’t outrun social media./Absecon Police Department ABSECON – Though three women may have been quick enough to leave the Absecon ShopRite without paying for three shopping carts full of groceries, the Absecon Police Department hopes they can’t outrun social media.

The Absecon Police Department is using Nixle and area media outlets to request the public’s help in locating the three women who were captured on the store’s surveillance tape.

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Absecon voters to decide bond referendum

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 03, 2014 10:15 am

ABSECON _ Absecon residents will head to the polls next week to decide a bond referendum that, if passed, could pay for repairs at the two buildings that make up the Absecon Public Schools district.

Polls will be open from 1-9 p.m., Tuesday, March 11 at the Absecon Presbyterian Church, 208 New Jersey Ave., Absecon.

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Pleasantville government access channel moves on Comcast

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 03, 2014 09:46 am

Pleasantville’s government access channel on Comcast has moved from Channel 2 to Channel 97, effective Thursday, Feb. 27.

   

Pleasantville adds Saturday classes to make up for snow days

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, March 02, 2014 08:53 pm

Pleasantville school officials have announced that classes will beheld on four Saturdays in March and April to make up for this year’s excessive amount of snow days.

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Absecon police search for burglary suspect

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, March 01, 2014 07:35 am

The Absecon Police Department is searching for a male who broke into the Shore Points Pools store on Feb. 26 and stole $400 in cash from the office and cash register./Absecon Police The Absecon Police Department is searching for a male who broke into the Shore Points Pools store on Feb. 26 and stole $400 in cash from the office and cash register./Absecon Police ABSECON – The Absecon Police Department is searching for a male who broke into the Shore Points Pools store on Feb. 26 and stole $400 in cash from the office and cash register.

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