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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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Absecon police warn of impostor targeting residents

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, June 29, 2014 06:51 pm

ABSECON - The Absecon Police Department has issued a warning to city residents to be aware that a male phone caller is pretending to be an Absecon officer in an attempt to steal money.

The caller conned a city resident out of $500  by convincing the victim to forward the money on a Green Dot Card, according to a statement issued by Absecon Police Sgt. Robert Ponzetti.

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Newtonville man faces DWI charges after accident in Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, June 29, 2014 06:29 pm

ABSECON –  A Newtonville man faces DWI charges after he crashed his car on the east-bound end of Delilah Road and forced the closure of the highway for more than eight hours on Saturday, June 28.

Byron L. White, 32, of Newtonville refused medical treatment at the scene, according to a press release prepared by Absecon Police Sgt. Robert Ponzetti.

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EHT man indicted in shooting death of Pleasantville man

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, June 27, 2014 10:40 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted an Egg Harbor Township man on June 26 for the 2013 murder of Pleasantville man, according to acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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Caesars Entertainment to close Showboat Hotel and Casino

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, June 27, 2014 09:59 am

ATLANTIC CITY - An imploding Atlantic City casino industry received more bad news on Friday, June 27 when Caesars Entertainment and Unite HERE Local 54 union officials reported the Showboat Hotel and Casino will close as early as September.

The news comes just months after the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closed up shop in January and only days after Revel – the city’s newest casino – filed for bankruptcy and announced it could shut its doors later this year.

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Fresh from the field

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:47 pm

Sunny skies combined with a refreshing sea breeze and summer-like temperatures around 80 degrees greeted farmers, merchants and area residents on the first day of the Pleasantville Farmers Market./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunny skies combined with a refreshing sea breeze and summer-like temperatures around 80 degrees greeted farmers, merchants and area residents on the first day of the Pleasantville Farmers Market./R.J. Liberatore Jr.

Sunny skies combined with a refreshing sea breeze and summer-like temperatures around 80 degrees greeted farmers, merchants and area residents on the first day of the Pleasantville Farmers Market.

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The sands of time: the saga of our efforts to have the state dredge Absecon Creek

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, June 25, 2014 10:19 am

The sands of time: the saga of our efforts to have the state dredge Absecon Creek The sands of time: the saga of our efforts to have the state dredge Absecon Creek Last May, I wrote a column about the impact of the Sandy-related siltation on the channel from Absecon Creek to the bay. It included a photo of a depth finder showing 14 inches of clearance in the channel two hours before dead low tide. I warned our local boaters to be careful of this navigational hazard. I advised that the city was in contact with state representatives about dredging the channel, and that Absecon Creek was scheduled for dredging sometime in mid-June. Since that time, I have spent countless hours on this problem, but to no avail as of yet. The problem remains, if not worse today. We have become accustomed to the chest-thumping of state officials who claim that we are “Jersey Strong” and “Stronger than the Storm.” Judge for yourself as I tell a story that has more twists and turns than Absecon Creek itself.

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Pleasantville Police Department arrest blotter, June 25, 2014

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 10:09 am

The Pleasantville Police Department made the following recent arrests:

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Atlantic City man faces life in jail for Pleasantville death conviction

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 03:03 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - An Atlantic City man will most likely spend the rest of his life in New Jersey State Prison after he was sentenced for his conviction in the 2012 murder of a Pleasantville man.

Gregory J. Gibbs, 37, of Atlantic City was sentenced to life imprisonment plus 20-year sentence for unlawful possession of a handgun and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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City business hotspot could become even more crowded

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 01:16 pm

PLEASANTVILLE - The Pleasantville City Planning Board has scheduled a meeting to hear a proposal that fuel South Main Street’s recent economic business explosion.

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