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Absecon police arrest Galloway man on weapons charges

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, April 19, 2014 09:51 pm

ABSECON _ A Galloway man faces several weapons charges after he was arrested by Absecon police officers after residents reported a man with a shot gun near the city boat ramp, according to a statement issued by the Absecon Police Department.

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Absecon Cultural Arts Alliance hosts gardening, landscape design workshops

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, April 19, 2014 09:07 pm

ABSECON _ Just in time for planting season, the Absecon Cultural Arts Alliance is hosting two workshops on gardening and landscape design.

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Former Hammonton man jailed after being clocked driving 146 mph in Mullica Township

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, April 18, 2014 12:40 pm

Though the Indianapolis 500 doesn’t race until Memorial Day weekend, it didn’t stop a former Hammonton man from reaching Indy-like speeds on the “speedway” section of the White Horse Pike, according to Mullica Township police.

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Atlantic City man convicted of gunning down Pleasantville man

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, April 18, 2014 12:18 pm

A jury convicted an Atlantic City man of gunning down a Pleasantville man in 2012 in the parking lot of a popular downtown restaurant, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said. A jury convicted an Atlantic City man of gunning down a Pleasantville man in 2012 in the parking lot of a popular downtown restaurant, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP  A jury convicted an Atlantic City man of gunning down a Pleasantville man in 2012 in the parking lot of a downtown restaurant, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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U Design Custom T's opens in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 01:09 pm

In almost the same amount of time it takes for him to turn a dream into a t-shirt, Pleasantville City Firefighter Julio Sanchez Jr. turned an idea into a new business./Submitted In almost the same amount of time it takes for him to turn a dream into a t-shirt, Pleasantville City Firefighter Julio Sanchez Jr. turned an idea into a new business./Submitted PLEASANTVILLE – In almost the same amount of time it takes for him to turn a dream into a T-shirt, Pleasantville City Firefighter Julio Sanchez Jr. turned an idea into a new business.

U Design Custom T’s, 843 N. Main St., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday, April 11 in a plaza in Pleasantville’s growing north-side commercial hub.

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Pleasantville's Oasis United Methodist gets new pastor

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:16 am

Efrain Zavala has been appointed to pastor the Oasis United Methodist Church here and as an associate pastor at the First United Methodist Church in Tuckerton./Greater New Jersey Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church Efrain Zavala has been appointed to pastor the Oasis United Methodist Church here and as an associate pastor at the First United Methodist Church in Tuckerton./Greater New Jersey Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church PLEASANTVILLE _ Efrain Zavala has been appointed to pastor the Oasis United Methodist Church here and as an associate pastor at the First United Methodist Church in Tuckerton.

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Protecting our children

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, April 14, 2014 10:25 am

From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Over the years, Absecon’s youth athletic programs have given our children the opportunity to experience the thrill of competition while also learning many valuable life skills under the supervision of dedicated coaches and other volunteers from our community. Although City government has maintained an excellent complex of recreational fields at Pitney Park, supervision of the day-to-day field conditions and control over access by organized teams has been left to the coaches associated with the Absecon Social and Athletic Club (ASAC) for baseball and soccer and the Absecon Blue Devils for football.

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Sixth annual Absecon Green Day cleanup April 26

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, April 14, 2014 09:59 am

ABSECON _ Scores of people are expected to participate in Absecon’s sixth annual Green Day cleanup later this month, according to Bob Battista, the city’s recycling coordinator.

The city’s sixth annual Green Day clean is sponsored by the Atlantic County Municipal Authority along with Absecon’s Green Team, according to Battista.

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Absecon Woman’s Club sponsors annual Arts and Crafts show

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, April 14, 2014 09:07 am

The Women's Club of Absecon is hosting its annual Arts and Crafts show for Absecon Public School students. Registration 2:15-3:15 p.m. Friday, April 25. The show is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26th in the cafetorium of the H. Ashton Marsh and Emma C. Attales schools, 800 Irelan Ave., Absecon.

Call 609-652-6555 for information.

 

 

Pancake breakfast fundraiser for disabled veterans group

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, April 14, 2014 08:44 am

The Disabled American Veterans of Atlantic City Chapter No. 10 will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at the American Legion Hall at New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. Proceeds will help the chapter support South Jersey’s sick and the disabled veterans and other non-profit organizations./Submitted The Disabled American Veterans of Atlantic City Chapter No. 10 will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at the American Legion Hall at New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. Proceeds will help the chapter support South Jersey’s sick and the disabled veterans and other non-profit organizations. The Disabled American Veterans of Atlantic City Chapter No. 10 will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at the American Legion Hall at New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. Proceeds will help the chapter support South Jersey’s sick and the disabled veterans and other non-profit organizations.

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