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Absecon superintendent, parents begin developing 5-year plan

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, November 17, 2014 06:02 pm

Absecon Public Schools Superintendent Theresa DeFranco shared a presentation on where education is headed in the 21st Century to about 30 parents and community members Nov. 12 in the district cafetorium./submitted Absecon Public Schools Superintendent Theresa DeFranco shared a presentation on where education is headed in the 21st Century to about 30 parents and community members Nov. 12 in the district cafetorium./submitted ABSECON - Absecon Public Schools Superintendent Theresa DeFranco shared a presentation on where education is headed in the 21st Century to about 30 parents and community members Nov. 12 in the district cafetorium.

DeFranco’s goal is to encourage and receive community input while the Absecon School District develops a five-year plan.

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Absecon police investigate early Sunday shooting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, November 17, 2014 05:21 am

–  A lone gunman fired multiple rounds at a pickup truck early Sunday morning while it was stopped at an intersection along Route 30, according to an Absecon Police Department release. – A lone gunman fired multiple rounds at a pickup truck early Sunday morning while it was stopped at an intersection along Route 30, according to an Absecon Police Department release. ABSECON –  A lone gunman fired multiple rounds at a pickup truck early Sunday morning while it was stopped at an intersection along Route 30, according to the  Absecon Police Department.

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Mail-in votes carry Pleasantville school board candidates to victory

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 14, 2014 01:42 pm

The three winning candidates in the Nov. 4 Pleasantville School Board election received nearly five times as many mail-in votes as the other five candidates combined, a study of the certified election results shows. The three winning candidates in the Nov. 4 Pleasantville School Board election received nearly five times as many mail-in votes as the other five candidates combined, a study of the certified election results shows. PLEASANTVILLE – The three winning candidates in the Nov. 4 school board election received nearly five times as many mail-in votes as the other five candidates combined, a study of the certified election results shows.

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Pleasantville AARP monthly meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 14, 2014 12:45 pm

The monthly meeting of the AARP Pleasantville Chapter No. 5317 is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Pleasantville High School, 701 Mill Road, Pleasantville. Please use the rear (cafeteria) entrance. Call 609-641-7129 for information.

   

Pleasantville’s North Main Street School receives Apple and ConnectED grant

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 14, 2014 12:33 pm

The North Main Street School has received an Apple and ConnectED grant which will includes Apple devices for every student, teacher, and administrator, as well as ongoing training and support, the school announced on Thursday, Nov. 13./Pleasantville Public Schools The North Main Street School has received an Apple and ConnectED grant which will includes Apple devices for every student, teacher, and administrator, as well as ongoing training and support, the school announced on Thursday, Nov. 13./Pleasantville Public Schools PLEASANTVILLE _ The North Main Street School has received an Apple and ConnectED grant which will includes Apple devices for every student, teacher, and administrator, as well as ongoing training and support, the school announced on Thursday, Nov. 13.

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Mail-in ballots give losers the lead in Pleasantville school board election

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

PLEASANTVILLE – School board members are crying foul this week after hearing that about 300 mail-in and messenger ballots appear to have overturned their presumed Election Day victories.

“The same game has been played again,” said Pleasantville Board of Education President Darleen Bey-Blocker, who appeared to have won re-election Nov. 4, only to have her victory snatched away by mail-in and messenger ballots.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter for Nov. 13, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

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Marczyk Foundation to honor Mathis, Emmanuel

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 02:44 pm

ABSECON – The Stanley W. Marczyk Scholarship Foundation has chosen long-time Holy Spirit educators Landa Mathis and Ernie Emmanuel as honoree recipients for the year 2015.

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Vets urge the public to remember and protect them

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 01:44 pm

As a Vietnam veteran spoke on Veterans Day, he urged all who would listen to do more than just honor and praise those who have served in the Armed Forces. Robert E. McNulty Sr. of Egg Harbor Township asked the 75 people assembled at the Pleasantville Veterans Monument to protect diminishing Veterans’ benefits and rights as well./R.J. Liberatore Jr. As a Vietnam veteran spoke on Veterans Day, he urged all who would listen to do more than just honor and praise those who have served in the Armed Forces. Robert E. McNulty Sr. of Egg Harbor Township asked the 75 people assembled at the Pleasantville Veterans Monument to protect diminishing Veterans’ benefits and rights as well./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Veterans urge the public to remember their sacrifices and protect their benefits in the face of mounting government cutbacks

PLEASANTVILLE – As a Vietnam veteran spoke on Veterans Day, he urged all who would listen to do more than just honor and praise those who have served in the Armed Forces.

Robert E. McNulty Sr. of Egg Harbor Township asked the 75 people assembled at the Pleasantville Veterans Monument to protect diminishing veterans’ benefits and rights as well.

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Absecon residents recall military days

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, November 10, 2014 03:36 pm

Bill Hoch tells Absecon Historical Society members and guests of his brothers’ experiences in World War II. Seated is Dr. Edgar Bristow who told of his experiences as a captain during the Korean War. Bill Hoch tells Absecon Historical Society members and guests of his brothers’ experiences in World War II. Seated is Dr. Edgar Bristow who told of his experiences as a captain during the Korean War. Jumping the gun on Veterans Day – Tuesday, Nov. 11 – Absecon Historical Society member Bill Hoch gave a talk Saturday, Nov. 8 about the experiences he and his three brothers had in the military.

The conversation segued into a round-table discussion, with other Absecon residents telling about their military experiences in World War II and beyond.

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