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Absecon police report attempted late-night child luring

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:25 am

Absecon Police Department Absecon Police Department ABSECON - A 14-year-old Absecon girl was forced to run for safety Monday evening when a man attempted to lure her into his car, according to the Absecon Police.

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Two neighborhood shootings in six days have Pleasantville police concerned

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, July 07, 2014 04:45 pm

Pleasantville Police Department Pleasantville Police Department PLEASANTVILLE – Pleasantville Police Department detectives are investigating if a there is a connection between a pair of neighborhood shootings in six days that killed one man.

Devon Leggette, 18, was shot in the lower middle back at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6 while he stood with a group of guys near the basketball courts at Woodland and Fourth avenues, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Rocky Melendez.

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Atlantic County Animal Shelter extends reduced cat adoption fees through July

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, July 07, 2014 02:06 pm

Clyde can’t wait to be adopted and taken home by a loving family. See his friends at www.aclink.org/animalshelter.  Because the Atlantic County Animal Shelter’s Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat promotion was so successful last month, officials have extended the program through eht end of July./Atlantic County Animal Shelter photo Clyde can’t wait to be adopted and taken home by a loving family. See his friends at www.aclink.org/animalshelter. Because the Atlantic County Animal Shelter’s Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat promotion was so successful last month, officials have extended the program through eht end of July./Atlantic County Animal Shelter photo PLEASANTVILLE - Because the Atlantic County Animal Shelter’s Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat promotion was so successful last month, officials have extended the program through the end of July.

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Absecon police reports door-to-door solicitors without permits

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, July 06, 2014 05:34 pm

ABSECON - The Absecon Police Department is warning residents that it has received several complaints of unregistered door-to-door solicitors who are attempting to sell items or obtain donations.

“The Police Department would like to remind our residents that sometimes this activity can lead to burglary, robbery, and or thefts,” Ptl. Christian F. Cavileer said in a release.

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Hanging at the Mayor’s house

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, July 01, 2014 03:37 pm

Friends and family spent the day at the home of Absecon Mayor John Armstrong recently in a meet the candidates’  night along Absecon Creek./submitted Friends and family spent the day at the home of Absecon Mayor John Armstrong recently in a meet the candidates’ night along Absecon Creek./submitted Friends and family spent the day at the home of Absecon Mayor John Armstrong recently in a meet the candidates’ night along Absecon Creek.

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Absecon police report rash of burglaries

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, July 01, 2014 01:30 pm

ABSECON _ The Absecon Police Department warns residents to monitor their neighborhoods following a rash of recent residential burglaries, according to a release prepared by Sgt. Robert Ponzetti.

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County investigates shooting death of 28-year-old Pleasantville man

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, July 01, 2014 01:15 pm

A 28-year-old city man was shot and killed Monday evening in the same neighborhood where an anti-violence organization held a community cookout two days before./NJDOC A 28-year-old city man was shot and killed Monday evening in the same neighborhood where an anti-violence organization held a community cookout two days before./NJDOC PLEASANTVILLE - A 28-year-old city man was shot and killed Monday evening in the same neighborhood where an anti-violence organization held a community cookout two days before.

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Absecon Emergency Services to offer Ambulance Subscription Program

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, July 01, 2014 11:21 am

ABSECON - City residents would face no out-of-pocket costs after an ambulance trip if they subscribe to the Absecon Emergency Services’ Ambulance Subscription Program, according to a statement issued by Barry J. Bruner, chief executive officer, Absecon Emergency Services.

The Ambulance Subscription Program will replace the Absecon Emergency Service’s annual fund drive and is designed to keep pace with current changes in health care offerings, he said.

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Pleasantville Community Cookout brings community together

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, June 30, 2014 02:38 pm

Pleasantville Fire Fighters Adrian Mobley, left, and Deron Smith were the unsung heroes of the Pleasantville Community Cookout, manning the grill to barbeque hundreds of hot dogs and hamburgers./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Pleasantville Fire Fighters Adrian Mobley, left, and Deron Smith were the unsung heroes of the Pleasantville Community Cookout, manning the grill to barbeque hundreds of hot dogs and hamburgers./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Hundreds of Pleasantville residents from the young to the not-so-young enjoyed sunny conditions Saturday, June 28 during the annual Pleasantville Community Cookout held at the New Hope Community Park on Woodland Ave.

“It’s all about brining people together,” said Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr.

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Conifer Realty, LLC asks for 72-unit subdivision approval in Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, June 30, 2014 02:30 pm

ABSECON- A former Absecon concrete yard could become the location of a 72-unit housing complex if the City Planning Board gives its approval to the project during a July 8 meeting.

Conifer Realty, LLC, has applied for preliminary and final major site plan approval and other variances, according to a public notice filed by Stephen R. Nehmad, an attorney with the firm of Nehmad, Perillo and Davis, P.C.

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