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Mogan to receive Marczyk Award

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, February 19, 2014 05:26 pm

Jim Mogan, a Holy Spirit High School graduate and former Sacred Heart High School teacher, coach and athletic director, is the recipient of the Stanley W. Marczyk Foundation Distinguished Recognition Award. Mogan will be honored at an awards dinner on 6-10 p.m., Thursday, March 27, at the Carriage House in Galloway Township. The cost of the dinner is $60. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Call Pete Elco at 609-412-8083 for information.

 

South Main Street students rise up against violence, drugs, gangs

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, February 19, 2014 04:30 pm

Several hundred South Main Street Elementary School students rallied and marched through city streets early Wednesday, Feb. 19 during the school’s second annual Rise Up 2 March./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Several hundred South Main Street Elementary School students rallied and marched through city streets early Wednesday, Feb. 19 during the school’s second annual Rise Up 2 March./R.J. Liberatore Jr.

PLEASANTVILLE  Several hundred South Main Street Elementary School students rallied and marched through city streets early Wednesday, Feb. 19 during the school’s second annual Rise Up 2 March.

The event encouraged students to rise up and make a stand against violence, ganes, drugs, family destruction and adversaries.

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Pleasantville officials working to improve test scores

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 03:21 pm

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PLEASANTVILLE  Teachers and staff at the city’s High, Middle and four elementary schools have already begun making changes in order to improve on recent New Jersey School Performance results, District Administrator Garnell Bailey said during the Tuesday, Feb. 11 School Board meeting.

“Our High School and Middle School continue to be focus schools,” she said. “But we are making progress.”

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Earth science a gas for Absecon students

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 02:57 pm

Several hundred students at the H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School learned about earth science, conservation and enjoyed a hour of belly-aching laughs on Wednesday, Feb. 12./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Several hundred students at the H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School learned about earth science, conservation and enjoyed a hour of belly-aching laughs on Wednesday, Feb. 12./R.J. Liberatore Jr.

ABSECON  Several hundred students at the H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School learned about earth science, conservation and enjoyed a hour of belly-aching laughs on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

That’s when actors Kim Winslow and Stephen Ringold, both of New York, brought their two-man presentation of “Our Earth, What a Gas!” to the Absecon school.

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Pleasantville firefighters extinguish Seneca Avenue blaze

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:06 pm

For the third consecutive Monday, Pleasantville Fire Department firefighters were called on to fight a working structure fire this week./Dennis C. Sharpe For the third consecutive Monday, Pleasantville Fire Department firefighters were called on to fight a working structure fire this week./Dennis C. Sharpe

PLEASANTVILLE  For the third consecutive Monday, Pleasantville Fire Department firefighters were called on to fight a working structure fire this week.

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AARP Pleasantville Chapter monthly meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 17, 2014 11:13 am

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The regular monthly meeting of the AARP Pleasantville Chapter No. 5317 is 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 in the multipurpose room of the Pleasantville High School, 701 Mill Road, Pleasantville. This month’s meeting celebrates Black History Month. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

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Emma C. Attales Middle School second marking period high honor/honor roll students

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, February 14, 2014 01:26 pm

Award Award

The following is a list of Emma C. Attales Middle School students who made high honor or honor roll during the second marking period of the 2013-14 school year:

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School Board officials to address City Council regarding bond referendum

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, February 12, 2014 07:48 am

From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong

A few weeks ago, I reported that City Council President Chris Seher and I had discussed with the Absecon School Board a possible joint meeting to discuss publicly a number of pressing issues.

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Attales students perform ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 11, 2014 02:48 pm

Staff and students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School in Absecon brought to life a 200-year-old French fairy tale last week when they performed in the school production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Feb. 6-7./ Matthew Strabak Staff and students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School in Absecon brought to life a 200-year-old French fairy tale last week when they performed in the school production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Feb. 6-7./ Matthew Strabak

Staff and students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School in Absecon brought to life a 200-year-old French fairy tale last week when they performed in the school production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Feb. 6-7.

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Pleasantville police arrest 3 in alleged crack den bust

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, February 07, 2014 08:23 pm

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PLEASANTVILLE – Three men were arrested and charged with narcotics offenses Friday, Feb. 7 after a monthlong investigation that targeted an alleged “crack den” that operated in a south side apartment complex.

“I commend all the detectives for this excellent work, and especially Detective Brownlee, for removing a threat to the quality of life and safety in one of our neighborhoods," Chief Jose L. Ruiz said in announcing the arrests with Detective Lt. Danny Adcock.

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