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Police seek sister-in-law in Beanie Sigel shooting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 04:33 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – Police are searching for the sister-in-law of Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel, who was critically shot in the chest here Friday, Dec. 5.

Sigel’s sister-in-law, Kamilah Salahuddin, and Ricky Childress have been named as people of interest in the shooting of Dwight Grant, 40, who performs as Beanie Sigel.

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Singing the sounds of the Christmas season

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 09, 2014 03:33 pm

Members of the Mainland Baptist Choir prepare to sing holiday songs to Absecon Manor residents. Members of the Mainland Baptist Choir prepare to sing holiday songs to Absecon Manor residents. Members of the Mainland Baptist Church Choir, joined EmmaC.Attales School students and Absecon Mayor John Armstrong in bringing an evening of holiday cheer to Absecon Manor residents and their relatives on Monday, Dec. 1.

Singing songs of the season and accompanied by the school bands performance and everyone joined in as Mayor Armstrong light up the Absecon Manor Christmas Tree.

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Pleasantville food drive to help displaced workers

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 09, 2014 10:00 am

The recent casino industry layoffs and their residual effects have prompted Pleasantville officials to ask residents to donate canned items to assist other community members through these difficult times. You may donate at the following locations:

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3 Hamilton men charged in summer burglary spree

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 08, 2014 05:30 am

City police department officials have announced the arrest of three individuals who were connected to 13 burglaries between June and September City police department officials have announced the arrest of three individuals who were connected to 13 burglaries between June and September ABSECON – Police Department officials announced the arrest Dec. 6 of three men who are allegedly connected to 13 burglaries between June and September.

Carlos Soler, 24, Tyler Gallagher, 20, and Richard Souder, 24, all of Hamilton Township, according to a statement issued by Absecon Detective Sgt. Joyce Lee.

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Pleasantville man gets 20 years in shooting death of former Greyhounds star running back

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, December 06, 2014 03:23 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP _ A Pleasantville man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison for the 2010 shooting death of former Pleasantville High School star running back Scott Godfrey, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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Philly rapper shot in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, December 05, 2014 04:02 pm

A Philadelphia area rapper was rushed into emergency surgery following a Friday morning shooting in the yard of a home on Spruce Avenue, police said./R.J. Liberatore Jr. A Philadelphia area rapper was rushed into emergency surgery following a Friday morning shooting in the yard of a home on Spruce Avenue, police said./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE - A Philadelphia area rapper was rushed into emergency surgery following a Friday morning shooting in the yard of a home on Spruce Avenue, police said.

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Absecon residents, administrators meet on 5-year plan for schools

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 02, 2014 02:21 pm

Submitted / Emma C. Attales Middle School Principal Andrew Weber talks to parents Nov. 20 at a meeting held to solicit public input on a five-year plan for district schools. Submitted / Emma C. Attales Middle School Principal Andrew Weber talks to parents Nov. 20 at a meeting held to solicit public input on a five-year plan for district schools. ABSECON – Parents and other community members joined Absecon Public Schools staff and administrators Thursday, Nov. 20 at a meeting held to solicit feedback and suggestions for formulating Superintendent Theresa DeFranco’s five-year strategic plan.

It was the second meeting between DeFranco and the community she began serving in October.

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Wreaths Across America in Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 02, 2014 11:28 am

ABSECON - A group of residents will remember those who fought and served for our freedoms next weekend.

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Pleasantville PAL Basketball signups

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:57 am

The Pleasantville Police Athletic League is hosting basketball signups at the Pleasantville Recreation Center, 400 W. Brighton Ave, Pleasantville.

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Absecon City Council reorganization meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 01, 2014 01:58 pm

The Absecon City Council will hold its reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5 in the Municipal Complex, 500 Mill Road, Absecon.

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