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Annual Christmas party provides coats and gifts to area children

Children and parents escort Santa Claus to the Martin Luther King Center for the Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party, Saturday, Dec. 13. More than 60 children turned out for the party, and each received a new winter coat, in addition to other gifts. Children and parents escort Santa Claus to the Martin Luther King Center for the Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party, Saturday, Dec. 13. More than 60 children turned out for the party, and each received a new winter coat, in addition to other gifts. WHITESBORO – More than 60 children clambered for Santa’s attention, shouting his name and cheering as he was lowered to the ground by a Middle Township fire engine at the Martin Luther King Center, Saturday, Dec. 13, during Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party.

Burgess “Butch” Hamer, owner of the school, has had to scale the party back some since it was started 18 years ago, because fewer donations have come in, yet he and the school were still able to raise enough funds to provide gifts and new winter coats to 65 children in Middle Township, Wildwood and Cape May.

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Pizza with Santa at Alder Middle School (Slideshow)

Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. The cafeteria of Alder Middle School transformed into Santa’s workshop Friday Dec. 12 to host its first-ever Pizza with Santa. Student council volunteers were jolly elves assisting the children with crafts, cookie decorating, photo booth props and letters to Santa. The fundraiser was a success, with all 200 tickets reserved by local residents who wanted to come out for a night of holiday cheer.

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Stockton gives go-ahead to Showboat purchase for $18 million

Stockton gives go-ahead to Showboat Purchase Stockton gives go-ahead to Showboat Purchase GALLOWAY – Finding once again that it’s less expensive to buy a prime hotel property than to build new student residence halls, Richard Stockton College followed up its letter of intent Friday, Dec. 12 and purchased the former casino Showboat Atlantic City for $18 million

The college said it was starting the casino property’s transformation into an island campus designed to spur economic and community development and help prepare Atlantic City’s workforce for the jobs of the future.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas

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North Wildwood police crack down on bike rules

Bicycle light law enforcement sometimes leads to other charges

THE WILDWOODS – Although it often doesn’t seem like it, bicycle riders in New Jersey are subject to the same traffic laws as motor vehicles.

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Hess School cafeteria worker to benefit from school craft fair

Hess School food service workers Colleen Csaszar and Elaine Berger display a photo of their co-worker Cheryl Rzasa and the cover of the book the school is selling to benefit her and her family. Hess School food service workers Colleen Csaszar and Elaine Berger display a photo of their co-worker Cheryl Rzasa and the cover of the book the school is selling to benefit her and her family. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A craft fair was held at the George Hess Education Complex on Friday, December 12 to benefit the school’s student activity fund. During the event, the school’s food service workers, or “lunch ladies”, set up a table to sell baked goods with the proceeds to benefit their co-worker Cheryl Rzasa who was diagnosed with breast cancer eight months ago and is currently unable to work.

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Atlantic Electric warns of ‘Green Dot’ scam

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic City Electric cautions customers to beware when someone claiming to represent the comany contacts them either in person or by telephone.

Atlantic City Electric has been alerted to a resurgence of the Green Dot scam, in which a scammer tells a customer that their account is delinquent and their service will be shut off for nonpayment unless the customer purchases Green Dot MoneyPak prepaid cards for a specific amount from stores such as CVS, Rite Aid and Wawa.

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Arrests target alleged heroin, cocaine ring in Atlantic County

Eight people were arrested Thursday, Dec. 11 by federal, state and local law enforcement authorities for their involvement in the alleged trafficking of heroin, powder cocaine and crack cocaine in the Atlantic City area.

In predawn raids, the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration, Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, New Jersey State Police and Atlantic City Police Department arrested eight people, seven of whom were charged by indictment with drug trafficking conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman said.

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From MTHS athlete to TV reporter

MTHS graduate Alison Mastrangelo is a TV news reporter for Fox 21 in Colorado Springs When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

“I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

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