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Absecon’s municipal tax remains flat this year

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, March 04, 2015 02:26 pm

From the Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong From the Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong All of us have come to learn about Atlantic City’s troubles, especially the drastic increase in loc l taxes there over the past few years caused by profligate government spending as Atlantic City’s tax base eroded. I do not mean to pour coals on the fire at Atlantic City’s expense, but I can’t help but point out the contrast between Atlantic City’s experience and how we in Absecon have handled our finances.

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Jerome Page resigns from the Pleasantville School Board

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, March 04, 2015 01:48 pm

Jerome Page, a 15-year member of the Pleasantville Board of Education, resigned from the board  during its Feb. 24 meeting./Submitted Jerome Page, a 15-year member of the Pleasantville Board of Education, resigned from the board during its Feb. 24 meeting./Submitted PLEASANTVILLE –  Jerome Page, a 15-year member of the Pleasantville Board of Education, resigned from the board  during its Feb. 24 meeting.

Page cited time conflicts between serving on the board and his responsibilities as a shop steward for the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 880, representing the needs and working conditions of New Jersey Transit bus operators.

“I have missed three meetings this year,” said Page, 54.  “And that is just too many.”

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Pleasantville Police Blotter for Feb. 18 to March 3, 2015

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, March 04, 2015 10:45 am

Pleasantville Police Department Blotter Pleasantville Police Department Blotter The Pleasantville Police Department recently released the following list of arrests made between Feb. 18 and March 3:

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Mill Road closure update

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 02, 2015 01:49 pm

ABSECON – An Atlantic County spokesperson has issued an update on the Atlantic City Electric project that has closed a portion of Mill Road, creating commuting nightmares and clogging up nearby streets with extra traffic.

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Irish-American Cultural Society hosts St. Patrick’s Mass

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 02, 2015 12:40 pm

The Irish-American Cultural Society of South Jersey will host a St. Patrick’s Mass at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 in Linwood.

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Absecon School Board Special meeting March 17

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 02, 2015 12:38 pm

The Absecon Board of Education is hosting a special meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 17 in the H. Ashton Marsh School Library.

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Two men shot to death in Absecon hotel room

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, March 02, 2015 06:48 am

Two men were shot to death early Sunday morning in an Absecon hotel, the result of at least the third gunfire incident in as many weeks in the city, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain. Two men were shot to death early Sunday morning in an Absecon hotel, the result of at least the third gunfire incident in as many weeks in the city, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain. ABSECON - Two men were shot to death early Sunday morning in an Absecon hotel, the result of at least the third gunfire incident in as many weeks in the city, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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Absecon Rita’s Water Ice offers second round of free treats

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 05:19 pm

Absecon Rita’s Water Ice employees will offer free water ice and free ice cream from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 as part of a season-opening celebration./Submitted Absecon Rita’s Water Ice employees will offer free water ice and free ice cream from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 as part of a season-opening celebration./Submitted ABSECON _ When is the best day for a Rita’s Water Ice? Well, every day, according to Absecon Rita’s Water Ice owner Dee Cevoli.

But what happens if opening day just happens to be the coldest day in 21 years?

You do it again, Cervoli said.

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Egg Harbor City man charged with killing Absecon man in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:52 pm

Police have charged an Egg Harbor City man with manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 15 death of an Absecon man in Pleasantville, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain. Police have charged an Egg Harbor City man with manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 15 death of an Absecon man in Pleasantville, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain. PLEASANTVILLE – Police have charged an Egg Harbor City man with manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 15 death of an Absecon man in Pleasantville, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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Emma C. Attales Middle School 2015 second marking period high honor, honor roll recipients

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 23, 2015 03:36 pm

The following is the list of students who made the Emma C. Attales Middle School high honor and honor rolls for the 2015 second marking period:

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