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Woman calls Absecon police during break-in, Pleasantville man arrested, charged

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, August 31, 2014 12:11 pm

While a man attempted to break into her home, a 36-year-old Absecon woman called police quickly enough to allow them to arrest and charge him before he escaped. While a man attempted to break into her home, a 36-year-old Absecon woman called police quickly enough to allow them to arrest and charge him before he escaped.

ABSECON _ While a man attempted to break into her home, a 36-year-old Absecon woman called police quickly enough to allow them to arrest and charge him before he escaped.

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Absecon in Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Save the date for the Pedal-Paddle-Run

The Absecon Education Foundation will present the 14th annual Pedal-Paddle-Run race on Saturday, Sept. 27 with a rain date of the following day.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at Heritage Park where the race begins at 8 a.m. Advance registration can be made by Sept. 13 and guarantees a race t-shirt. Register online at active.com, abseconschools.org  or in person at the Home Town Variety Store, 150 New Jersey Ave. Call  609-641-5375, ext. 1017 for information.

Lancaster trip

“Moses” at Sight & Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa. Oct 9. Price: $106. Hosted by Absecon AARP 705. Price of $106 includes lunch at Hershey Farms. Call 609-350-5063.

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Absecon police investigate Absecon Center attempted robbery

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, August 30, 2014 09:46 am

An Absecon Center worker was attacked by two men who attempted to rob her while she took out the trash at the end of the day, according to the Absecon Police. An Absecon Center worker was attacked by two men who attempted to rob her while she took out the trash at the end of the day, according to the Absecon Police. ABSECON _ An Absecon Center worker was attacked by two men who attempted to rob her while she took out the trash at the end of the day, according to the Absecon Police.

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Governor creates Atlantic City displaced casino workers employment center

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, August 29, 2014 10:00 am

ATLANTIC CITY – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced plans to create a displaced casino workers employment resource center to help those who are about to lose their jobs as the the first of three planned casino closings occurs this weekend.

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Absecon, Pleasantville schools resume classes next week

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:23 pm

 

It’s the happiest day of the year for some and the saddest for others. But next week, the nearly 5,000 students who combine to attend Absecon and Pleasantville school districts along with Holy Spirit High School will begin the 2014-15 school year nexty week.

Here are the start times:

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Camden Diocese nursing homes up for sale

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:37 am

The Diocese of Camden has decided to sell its three nursing homes, including its facility in Pleasantville, according to a statement issued Tuesday, Aug. 26 by Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan.

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Pleasantville teen shot in head, treated and released

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 02:13 pm

A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station. A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station. PLEASANTVILLE - A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station.

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Burglars steal Snickers from Absecon gas station

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:01 pm

Burglars broke into a White Horse Pike gas station on during the early morning hours on Sunday, Aug. 24 in the latest of several burglaries in the area of South Shore Road, Absecon police said. Burglars broke into a White Horse Pike gas station on during the early morning hours on Sunday, Aug. 24 in the latest of several burglaries in the area of South Shore Road, Absecon police said. ABSECON - Burglars broke into a White Horse Pike gas station on during the early morning hours on Sunday, Aug. 24 in the latest of several burglaries in the area of South Shore Road, Absecon police said.

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Intruders assault, threaten to shoot Absecon residents

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:44 pm

Two residents were assaulted and threatened to be shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex on the city’s border with Pleasantville. Two residents were assaulted and threatened to be shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex on the city’s border with Pleasantville. ABSECON - Two residents were assaulted and threatened with being shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex on the city’s border with Pleasantville.

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Men and women in blue take ice bucket challenge

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, August 25, 2014 03:21 pm

City officials and members of the Pleasantville Police and Fire departments joined their family members and friends in taking the ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS research. /R.J. Liberatore Jr. City officials and members of the Pleasantville Police and Fire departments joined their family members and friends in taking the ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS research. /R.J. Liberatore Jr. The men and women of the Pleasantville Police and Fire departments joined city officials and their families in taking the ALS ice bucket challenge Friday, Aug. 22. The challege is part of a campaign to raise money to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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