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Faith Baptist Church Men’s Revival ‘One God, One Man, One Change’

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, June 16, 2014 10:29 am

Faith Baptist Church with present its 2014 Men’s Revival, One God, One Man, One Change, over three nights, Tuesday, June 24-Thursday, June 26. Faith Baptist Church with present its 2014 Men’s Revival, One God, One Man, One Change, over three nights, Tuesday, June 24-Thursday, June 26. Faith Baptist Church with present its 2014 Men’s Revival, One God, One Man, One Change, over three nights, Tuesday, June 24-Thursday, June 26.

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Donny Fund Day celebrates 20 years (VIDEO)

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Written by Michael Carroll Sunday, June 15, 2014 10:00 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – The Donny Fund celebrated its 20th year of giving Sunday, June 15 at the Yacht Club of Pleasantville.

The 20th annual Donny Fund Day included a 2½-mile row, swim or paddle surf across Lake’s Bay and a 5K run or walk along the shore of Lake’s Bay to raise money for the Donny Fund, a division of the John and Nancy Sykes Foundation, which benefits local children with catastrophic illnesses.

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Pleasantville mourns former Mayor Ralph Peterson

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, June 13, 2014 01:04 pm

PLEASANTVILLE ­– A pioneer in law enforcement and city politics has died.

Former Mayor Ralph Peterson, the city’s first African-American police chief and mayor, died late Thursday, June 12. He was 81.

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City-wide yard sale a tradition in Absecon (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chelsea White Friday, June 13, 2014 11:18 am

Port Republic resident Tim Sullivan inspects a birdcage. Port Republic resident Tim Sullivan inspects a birdcage. More than 50 homes in the Blenheim Avenue neighborhood in Absecon brought out their unwanted bikes, toys, furniture and even banana plants, hoping to make a few bucks on Saturday, June 7 for the annual Absecon Education Association city-wide yard sale. Sellers paid a fee to have their location listed on maps that were handed out to bargain hunters.

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Letter: Include meat industry in climate change discussion

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

I am delighted that EPA has finally moved to abate the disastrous impacts of climate change by regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But, given the adverse reaction from the coal industry, the agency should have issued parallel regulations on emissions from meat industry operations. Each state could then determine its own optimal strategy for curbing greenhouse gases.

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Father, son-in-law face drug charges following Absecon accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 10:03 am

ABSECON _ A Hammonton Father-in-law and his son-in-law are facing traffic and drug charges following a two-car accident that sent two people to an area hospital for treatment.

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Absecon Lions donate sports equipment to CASA

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 04:15 pm

 CASA Volunteer Coordinators Robert Abbamondi, Kelley Waterfall, Sara Passaro, CASA Director of Community Development Karen DeRosa and CASA Program Manager Jennifer Valentine Standing from left are CASA Volunteer Coordinators Robert Abbamondi of Egg Harbor Township, Kelley Waterfall of Longport, Sara Passaro of Manahawkin and in front from left CASA Director of Community Development Karen DeRosa of Beesleys Point and CASA Program Manager Jennifer Valentine of Somers Point./ Submitted by Karen DeRosa ABSECON - The Absecon Lions recently donated sporting equipment to CASA for children of Atlantic and Cape May counties.

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Eight Sundays of music, fun in Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, June 09, 2014 11:34 am

ABSECON - City officials have announced the city’s 2014 Concerts in the Park schedule which begins later this month and runs through mid-August.

Weekly concerts begin at 7 p.m. Sundays starting June 22 and lasting until Sunday, Aug. 10. All concerts are free and take place in Heritage Park along Ambassador Drive in Absecon.  Food is available at the park’s concession stand and residents are reminded to bring a blanket or chair to sit on.

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Tribute to crash victims to carry educational message

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, June 05, 2014 03:17 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – To avoid a repeat of the tragedy that claimed three teenage lives last week, the Pleasantville Board of Education will host an educational and awareness tribute to the victims on June 19.

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Council hires Co. to do medical transport to save 500K annually

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, June 05, 2014 03:15 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – City Council unanimously approved hiring TriCare Medical Transportation as its citywide medical service provider during its June 2 meeting.

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