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King, Brown named Pleasantville employees of the year

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, January 07, 2014 05:12 pm

_ A woman who says her family is her foundation, and a firefighter who donates much of his time to the city’s youth were each named 2013 employees of the year./R.J. Liberatore Jr. _ A woman who says her family is her foundation, and a firefighter who donates much of his time to the city’s youth were each named 2013 employees of the year./R.J. Liberatore Jr.

PLEASANTVILLE _ A woman who says her family is her foundation, and a firefighter who donates much of his time to the city’s youth were each named 2013 employees of the year.

Personnel Officer Davinna King was named supervisor employee of the year and firefighter Anton Brown was named non-supervisor employee of the year.

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Florist sets up shop in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, July 02, 2013 04:13 pm

  R.J. Liberatore Jr./Haydee and Willie Gainer, the husband-and-wife co-owners of Do AC Florist in Pleasantville have everything you need for everything you to say with flowers. R.J. Liberatore Jr./Haydee and Willie Gainer, the husband-and-wife co-owners of Do AC Florist in Pleasantville have everything you need for everything you to say with flowers.

PLEASANTVILLE – If you want to know where to get flowers, look for the guy in the red hat, they used to say. Well, the red hat has found a home in Pleasantville.

“You can spot me anywhere,” said Willie Gainer, 68, from a chair in the middle of the showroom of Do AC Florist by Gainer.

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Pleasantville welcomes Mambo Café

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, April 02, 2013 04:52 pm

Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle participates in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Mambo Café, 226 S. Main St. From left are, State Senator Jeff Van Drew, Council President Judy Ward, Tweedle, Martha Marin and her husband, Jose Marin, the owner of Mambo Café’ and Councilman Lincoln Green. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle participates in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Mambo Café, 226 S. Main St. From left are, State Senator Jeff Van Drew, Council President Judy Ward, Tweedle, Martha Marin and her husband, Jose Marin, the owner of Mambo Café’ and Councilman Lincoln Green.

Pleasantville officials welcomed another new business to the city Monday, April 1 when Mambo Café held a ribbon cutting ceremony. The restaurant at 226 S. Main St. is owned by José Marin, who owns the nearby La Cosecha grocery store. Mambo Café joins a growing list of businesses that have chosen Pleasantville as a city to do business in during the past few years, including CVS, Popeye’s and Subway.

 

Stevenson earns Lite Rock Teacher of the Month honors

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 25, 2013 12:13 pm

Pleasantville High School Physical Education teacher Michelle Stevenson is Lite Rock 96.9 FM’s February Teacher of the Month. Pleasantville High School Physical Education teacher Michelle Stevenson is Lite Rock 96.9 FM’s February Teacher of the Month.

PLEASANTVILLE _ Michelle Stevenson, a health and physical education teacher at Pleasantville High School, has been honored as Lite Rock 96.9 FM’s Teacher of the Month for February.

Senior Julia Monroe, who is one of Stevenson’s students, nominated her. Monroe said she considers Stevenson as a role model and a mentor.

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