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Two Pleasantville men arrested during Absecon residential burglary

Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release. Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release. ABSECON _ Two Pleasantville men were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 12 after they were spotted by a North Shore Road resident as they attempted to rob the home owner, according to an Absecon police department release.

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Five charged in connection to Wildwood robberies, sexual assault

WILDWOOD — Three Wildwood men and two boys have been charged in connection to a string of armed robberies and a sexual assault in the city, the prosecutor’s office announced.

On July 19, a man and woman were leaving the Wawa on New Jersey Avenue in the city when they were approached by two men. The men produced a handgun and demanded cash, then led the victims to a secluded area where they were robbed of their belongings. At that time, police say the woman was sexually assaulted while a gun was held to the man’s head.

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Junior lifeguards compete in annual races

Participants of the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol’s 2014 Junior Lifeguard Program run into the ocean during a training exercise on July 22. Participants of the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol’s 2014 Junior Lifeguard Program run into the ocean during a training exercise on July 22.

SEA ISLE CITY – Junior lifeguards from beach patrols in Upper Township, Ocean City and Sea Isle City competed in the annual Junior Lifeguard Races on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Each summer, many beach patrols in South Jersey host junior lifeguard programs to introduce basic lifesaving skills and rescue techniques as an educational and physical training foundation for prospective beach patrol employees. Participants are introduced to the principles of surf bashing (surf dashing), swimming, running, paddling and rowing as well as the techniques of water rescue and beach management appropriate to their ages and skill levels.

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Thunder Over Boardwalk Air Show participants practice routes in advance of Atlantic City show

U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman Amber Powell/Members of the U.S. Army Golden Knights black demonstration team, jump over Atlantic City, N.J. on Aug. 12, 2014. The Golden Knights are participating in Atlantic City's U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman Amber Powell/Members of the U.S. Army Golden Knights black demonstration team, jump over Atlantic City, N.J. on Aug. 12, 2014. The Golden Knights are participating in Atlantic City's

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The New Jersey Air National Guard 177th Fighter Wing was the staging area for the The U.S. Army Golden Knights’ pre-show practice routes for today’s Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show in Atlantic City.

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By the numbers, two month's of rain in hours in South Jersey

The National Weather Service says that the record rainfalls on Tuesday, Aug. 12 and the morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 13 reached 500-year storm levels in portions of New York. Here is the latest totals./NWS The National Weather Service says that the record rainfalls on Tuesday, Aug. 12 and the morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 13 reached 500-year storm levels in portions of New York. Here is the latest totals./NWS South Jersey residents are waking up to a clearing sky and very impressive rain totals that left nearly half a foot of rain across many portions of South Jersey on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Here are the rain totals listed by county as provided by the National Weather Service:

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Former Atlantic County resident pleads guilty to molesting 16-year-old girl

Bernard Cahill was initially arrested in April 2012 in a multi-agency investigation that targeted offenders who distributed child pornography online. Bernard Cahill was initially arrested in April 2012 in a multi-agency investigation that targeted offenders who distributed child pornography online. TRENTON –  A former resident of Atlantic County pleaded guilty today (Tuesday, Aug. 12) to charges that he molested a teenage girl while she was sleeping and distributed child pornography on the Internet, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

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80 bags of heroin found in Egg Harbor Township traffic stop

Submitted/Gregory May, 33, of Pleasantville and Joshua Painter, 37, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Gregory May, 33, of Pleasantville and Joshua Painter, 37, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Two men were arrested after police found 80 bags of heroin in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the Country Place Condominiums in the Cardiff section of the township on Monday, Aug. 11.

Gregory May, 33, of Pleasantville and Joshua Painter, 37, of Egg Harbor Township were charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute and other related drug charges after Egg Harbor Township Police Officer Tim Colella found drugs in the vehicle driven by May around 9:43 a.m.  

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6 arrested in attempted carjacking in Somers Point

somers point police logo SOMERS POINT — Police here have made six arrests in the case of an attempted carjacking at the intersection of Rte 9, New Road and Rte 52 which is McArthur Blvd. on one side and Laurel Drive on the other.

According to police, the accused went up to a car stopped at the traffic light and brandished weapons, demanding that the driver get out of the car. The driver did not get out, but sped off without any further incident.

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Gami media classes pay off for rising film director

GALLOWAY – Katie Ennis loves a good ghost story.

But unlike some fans of the scary thrillers, the native of the Smithville section of the township and Absegami High School graduate, decided to take her obsession with ghostly tales to another level and make a movie.

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Coast Guard, Stranding Center rescue 800-pound turtle off Corson’s Inlet

OCEAN CITY — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine rescued an approximately 800-pound leatherback turtle Saturday, Aug. 9 entangled in fishing gear 30 miles off the coast.

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Egg Harbor Township Police searching for information on alleged robber

Submitted/Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an person wanted in connection to an attempted burglary at the Joe Canal’s Liquor store on Saturday, July 19. Submitted/Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an person wanted in connection to an attempted burglary at the Joe Canal’s Liquor store on Saturday, July 19.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an person wanted in connection to an attempted burglary at the Joe Canal’s Liquor store on Saturday, July 19.

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Atlantic County seniors get information, free screenings at summer expo

Laura Stetser/Charles Michael of Egg Harbor Township takes advantage of a free blood pressure screening, courtesy of AtlantiCare neuroscience nurse Liz Deleener of Northfield. Laura Stetser/Charles Michael of Egg Harbor Township takes advantage of a free blood pressure screening, courtesy of AtlantiCare neuroscience nurse Liz Deleener of Northfield.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alyce Banta of Somers Point exited the Egg Harbor Township Community Center on Tuesday, Aug. 12 will a bag filled with free giveaways, but it was the information she gleaned while inside the Summer Senior Health and Safety Expo that she wanted to discuss.

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Revel to close by Sept. 10

ATLANTIC CITY – Revel Casino Hotel will cease operations no later than Sept. 10, according to an announcement today (Tuesday, Aug. 12) from Revel AC, Inc. the parent company of Revel Entertainment Group.

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