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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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Pleasantville seniors plan trip to Williamstown Amish Market

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 10:13 pm

The Pleasantville Senior Citizens Advisory Board is sponsoring a bus trip to the Amish Market in Williamstown on Thursday, Nov. 13.

The event is free and open to all Pleasantville seniors on a first-come, first-served basis. The bus leaves Pleasant Acres at 8:30 a.m., the High-Rise, Mid-Rise complex at 8:40 a.m. and Saint Peters at 8:45 a.m.

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Breast cancer survivors tell stories, give hope

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 03:20 pm

Pictured from left are Darlene Slade, Tasha Cherry, All About Hair owner Sonja Nixon, Anndeen Johnson, and Marlena Dansby. Pictured from left are Darlene Slade, Tasha Cherry, All About Hair owner Sonja Nixon, Anndeen Johnson, and Marlena Dansby. PLEASANTVILLE Some 30 to 40 breast cancer survivors shared their stories Saturday, Oct. 25 at the third annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day at All About Hair Salon on North Main Street.

“We’ve been doing it about three years now,” said Sonja Nixon, owner. “It’s a lot of customers coming together to share their stories.”

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Voters return Horton, Vizthum to Absecon City Council

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 07, 2014 03:17 pm

ABSECON – Absecon voters returned two City Council representatives to three-year terms based on Election Day tallies released by Atlantic County Clerk Edward McGettigan.

Incumbent Republican first ward City Councilman James Vizthum easily won re-election, topping newcomer Greg Sugden, 794-497.

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Bey-Blocker, Jackson, Rowell return to Pleasantville school board

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 07, 2014 03:09 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – Pleasantville voters re-elected two incumbents and returned a former school board member to the Pleasantville Board of Education based on election results released by Atlantic County Clerk Edward P. McGettigan.

President Darleen Bey-Blocker and Harriett Jackson were each re-elected to three-year terms in an eight-woman race.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter for Nov. 5, 2014

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, November 05, 2014 03:55 pm

Pleasantville police blotter Pleasantville police blotter The following arrests made by the members of the Pleasantville Police Department were reported on Wednesday, Nov. 5:

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