Current of Pleasantville, Absecon News

Rush hour fatal accident ties up major highway

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:28 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A 73-year-old Pleasantville man died when  in a one-vehicle accident during the morning hours of Wednesday, July 30, according to Hamilton Township police.

The accident forced police to close the eastbound lanes of Route 322 for five hours while officers investigated the crash and cleanup crews cleared the highway.

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New events target younger National Night Out crowd in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, July 25, 2014 01:46 pm

Officials have added rap music, a hula hoop contest and a 3-on-3 boys basketball tournament to this year’s list of events at the annual Pleasantville National Night Out celebration./NNO Officials have added rap music, a hula hoop contest and a 3-on-3 boys basketball tournament to this year’s list of events at the annual Pleasantville National Night Out celebration./NNO Rap music performances along with boys basketball and girls hula hoops contests featured

PLEASANTVILLE – Officials have added rap music, a hula hoop contest and a 3-on-3 boys basketball tournament to this year’s list of events at the annual Pleasantville National Night Out celebration.

The event is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at New Hope Commons Park, 301 Woodland Ave. in Pleasantville.

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Pleasantville man faces multiple drug charges

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, July 24, 2014 01:31 pm

GALLOWAY– Police charged two men with theft and drug offenses after conducting a search warrant July 22 at the Quality Inn and Suites on the 328 E. White Horse Pike, Absecon.

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Folk art fun for women of Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 02:04 pm

Members of the Absecon Woman's Club Members of the Absecon Woman's Club enjoyed a workshop at Swan Bay Folk Art Center in Port Republic. Showing off their basketry skills are Donna Hughes of Galloway, Aileen Dey of Absecon, Mary Polisano of Absecon, Ellie Walker of Galloway, Joani George of Absecon and Mary Ellen Cropper of Galloway./submitted Members of the Absecon Woman's Club enjoyed a workshop at Swan Bay Folk Art Center in Port Republic. Showing off their basketry skills are Donna Hughes of Galloway, Aileen Dey of Absecon, Mary Polisano of Absecon, Ellie Walker of Galloway, Joani George of Absecon and Mary Ellen Cropper of Galloway.

   

Pleasantville promotes sergeant, selects chaplain

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:27 pm

Major Jessie Tweedle Sr. provided the oath of office for a police department lieutenant and a police for chaplain during a brief ceremony held Friday, July 18 in the Mayor’s Conference Room on the second floor of City Hall./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Major Jessie Tweedle Sr. provided the oath of office for a police department lieutenant and a police for chaplain during a brief ceremony held Friday, July 18 in the Mayor’s Conference Room on the second floor of City Hall./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE - Major Jessie Tweedle Sr. provided the oath of office for a police department lieutenant and a police for chaplain during a brief ceremony held Friday, July 18 in the Mayor’s Conference Room on the second floor of City Hall.

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Pleasantville Police Department Blotter for July 16-22

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:20 pm

Pleasantville Police Department Blotter for July 16-22 Pleasantville Police Department Blotter for July 16-22 The following arrests were reported by the Pleasantville Police Department on Wednesday, July 23. The arrests happened July 16-22:

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Absecon Police investigate nighttime armed robbery of a delivery driver

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:23 am

A restaurant delivery driver is without his cash, credit cards and Iphone this morning after he was robbed by two men, including one armed with a handgun, police say./Absecon Police Department A restaurant delivery driver is without his cash, credit cards and Iphone this morning after he was robbed by two men, including one armed with a handgun, police say./Absecon Police Department ABSECON – A restaurant delivery driver is without his cash, credit cards and Iphone this morning after he was robbed by two men, including one armed with a handgun, police say.

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Pleasantville’s Browne makes Salisbury University’s dean’s list

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, July 21, 2014 03:11 pm

SALISBURY, Md. – A Pleasantville native has been named to the Dean’s List at Salisbury University for the spring 2014 semester.

Niya Browne of Pleasantville was one of two Atlantic County students to make the list.

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Absecon Lions install officers

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, July 21, 2014 11:50 am

Alex Corkhill was elected club president for 2014-15 during the Absecon Lions Club’s installation ceremony held June 21 at the Smithville Inn in Galloway . He is standing in the center with new with new members Missy and John Wexler./ Submitted Alex Corkhill was elected club president for 2014-15 during the Absecon Lions Club’s installation ceremony held June 21 at the Smithville Inn in Galloway . He is standing in the center with new with new members Missy and John Wexler./ Submitted ABSECON _ Alex Corkhill was elected club president for 2014-15 during the Absecon Lions Club’s installation ceremony held June 21 at the Smithville Inn in Galloway.

Corkhill has been an active member of the Absecon Lions Club for six years.

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Knights of Columbus announce 2014-15 scholarship winners

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, July 21, 2014 10:24 am

Nine high school students have received Edward J. Walls, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarships for the 2014-15 school year from the Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council No. 6342. Nine high school students have received Edward J. Walls, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarships for the 2014-15 school year from the Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council No. 6342. Nine high school students have received Edward J. Walls Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarships for the 2014-’15 school year from the Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council No. 6342.

The Knights made the announcement last week.

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