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State Police arrest 8 in Caesars armed robbery

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, August 15, 2014 10:11 am

A total of eight people from two states have now been arrested in connection with the $180,000 July 21 armed robbery at the Caesars Hotel and Casino, includind Dwayne Morgan II of Pleasantville. /New Jersey State Police A total of eight people from two states have now been arrested in connection with the $180,000 July 21 armed robbery at the Caesars Hotel and Casino, includind Dwayne Morgan II of Pleasantville. /New Jersey State Police ATLANTIC CITY  Eight people from two states were arrested and charged in connection with a $180,000 armed robbery July 21 at Caesars Hotel and Casino.

Arrested were three people from Pleasantville, three from Atlantic City and two men from Delaware, state police said.

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Two Pleasantville men arrested during Absecon residential burglary

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 08:53 pm

Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release. Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release. ABSECON _ Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter, Aug. 6-12:

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 02:08 pm

Pleasantville police blotter Pleasantville police blotter The following list of arrests were released by the Pleasantville Police Department on Wednesday, Aug. 13:

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Family Service Association searches for Outstanding Family nominees

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:36 pm

The Family Service Association is looking for an outstanding South Jersey family to be honored as its 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year. Barry and Susan Hackett and their family won the award in 1994/Submitted The Family Service Association is looking for an outstanding South Jersey family to be honored as its 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year. Barry and Susan Hackett and their family won the award in 1994/Submitted The Family Service Association is looking for an outstanding South Jersey family to be honored as its 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year.

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Absecon Concerts in the Park series finale (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Tuesday, August 12, 2014 09:06 am

Ruby Seif, 6, of Absecon makes a new friend at the concert, Abigael Milk, 4, also of Absecon. Seated on the bench are Jenny Seif and Jason Taylor. Ruby Seif, 6, of Absecon makes a new friend at the concert, Abigael Milk, 4, also of Absecon. Seated on the bench are Jenny Seif and Jason Taylor. The annual Concerts in the Park series presented by the City of Absecon wrapped up its summer season Sunday night, Aug 10 in Heritage Park with Mike Crosson and Friends performing under the gazebo. Guests arrived with chairs and blankets to grab a spot in the grass, many walking over from the neighborhoods along Ambassador Drive.

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Homeboys, Inc. offers scholarships to four area students

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 12:03 pm

From left are 2014 Original Homeboys scholarship winners Kyerra Mayoral-Arevalos, Kanesha Foster, Sedona Hill and Nile White. From left are 2014 Original Homeboys scholarship winners Kyerra Mayoral-Arevalos, Kanesha Foster, Sedona Hill and Nile White. Graduates of Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Pleasantville High School and Oakcrest High School received $3,000 in scholarships July 26 during the annual Original Homeboys Scholarship affair held at the All-Wars Memorial Building, New York and Adriatic avenues in Atlantic City.

The scholarship recipients are:

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Pleasantville City Council awards scholarships to ‘rec babies’

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 05, 2014 03:23 pm

Cedar Creek High School’s Jahniece Jaffe dribbles past an opponent during a high school varsity basketball game played earlier this year. Jaffee, a Pleasantville Recreation Center camp counselor, and Pleasanivlle High School graduate Nile White each received $300 scholarships during Monday night’s Pleasantville City Council meeting./ Matt Strabuk Cedar Creek High School’s Jahniece Jaffe dribbles past an opponent during a high school varsity basketball game played earlier this year. Jaffee, a Pleasantville Recreation Center camp counselor, and Pleasanivlle High School graduate Nile White each received $300 scholarships during Monday night’s Pleasantville City Council meeting./ Matt Strabuk PLEASANTVILLE _ On a night in which the Pleasantville City Council agenda was short on action, council was big on handing out hundreds of dollars in scholarships.

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Field of eight vie for three Pleasantville School Board seats

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, August 04, 2014 02:36 pm

Six familiar names are on the list of candidates who have registered to participate in the fall Pleasantville Board of Education elections, according to Atlantic County documents.  The list of candidates includes three incumbents, two former School Board members and the wife of a former board member. Six familiar names are on the list of candidates who have registered to participate in the fall Pleasantville Board of Education elections, according to Atlantic County documents. The list of candidates includes three incumbents, two former School Board members and the wife of a former board member. PLEASANTVILLE _ Six familiar names are on the list of candidates who have registered to participate in the fall Pleasantville Board of Education elections, according to Atlantic County documents.  The list of candidates includes three incumbents, two former School Board members and the wife of a former board member.

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The challenges ahead

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, August 04, 2014 02:07 pm

The Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong The Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong In case anyone may have noticed, this is the first column I have written over the last three weeks. I have not been on vacation. It may be a classic case of “writer’s block,” but I just could not fix on a particular topic to write about. I think that the bad news with which we have been inundated lately may have discouraged me. Whether it was the news of civilian deaths in the Middle East, the plane crash in the Ukraine, the endless petty bickering in Washington and Trenton or a combination thereof, I don’t know. To be perfectly honest though, I think what temporarily stopped the presses for me was the latest announcement of casino closings in Atlantic City and what it may mean for Absecon.

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Pleasantville police target crime spike, arrest pair on guns, drug charges

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, August 04, 2014 01:24 pm

A Pleasantville Police Department initiative to target an early-summer spike in violent crime has led to the arrests of two people on drugs and weapons charges. A Pleasantville Police Department initiative to target an early-summer spike in violent crime has led to the arrests of two people on drugs and weapons charges. PLEASANTVILLE _ A Pleasantville Police Department initiative to target an early-summer spike in violent crime has led to the arrests of two people on drugs and weapons charges. 

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