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  1. Dennis Township School District Celebrates Championship Basketball TeamsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cape May County Herald

    Dennis Township School District is pleased to announce that both the girls' and boys' basketball teams have won their league championships this season! As members of the Atlantic Cape Junior High Athletic League, Dennis Township teams play against such rivals as Folsom, Somers Point, Brigantine, Ventnor and Margate. The girls and boys teams both won against Margate last week to clinch their respective championships, the girls with a score of 31-25 and the boys with 44-38, leaving both teams with a 10-0 record for the season.

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  2. Owner of popular pizza chain sentenced in tax fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | MyFoxPhilly

    ... ars of probation. Manco & Manco Pizza is located in Ocean City and has three stores on the boardwalk and one in Somers Point.

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  3. Manco & Manco Owner Sentenced to 15 Months for Tax EvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Cape May County Herald

    ... structuring financial transactions in 2011 to avoid reporting requirements. His wife, Mary Bangle, 56, also of Somers Point, N.J., was sentenced to three years of probation and fined $3,000. She previously pleaded guilty to Count 7 of the same ...

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  4. Manco & Manco pizza owner sentenced in NJ to 15 months for tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Philly.com

    ... Manco & Manco, a landmark chain of pizza shops on the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk. Two years ago, Bangle, 57, of Somers Point, had admitted to evading nearly $92,000 in taxes , and now he faced up to 24 months in prison, under the terms of a plea ...

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  5. Manco & Manco Pizza Owners Face Sentencing in Tax Fraud CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... k (918 Boardwalk) in 1956. There are currently three locations on the boardwalk and a fourth location in nearby Somers Point.

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  6. Anti-Trump Walk Avoids ConfrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Cape May County Herald

    ... way on the wide pedestrian way from the foot of the bridge at Ninth Street to the fishing pier about halfway to Somers Point. Asked for more detail about her objections to a president who's been in office just shy of a month, Forrest pointed to ...

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  7. N.J. district to randomly search students after knife incidents, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Jersey Journal

    ... has a policy about searches, but will simply begin enforcing it by checking lockers and desks, the report said. Somers Point administrators will also set up a real-time app called STOPIT for students to notify them about safety issues.

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  8. Somers Point SD to enforce random searches after students found with knivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Jersey Journal

    SOMERS POINT -- Officials will start enforcing random locker and desk searches after several students reportedly brought knives to district schools and events. The enforcement of the policy, which Baruffi said is included in the school district's handbook, was prompted after someone reported to school officials that a student brought a knife to a middle school dance on Dec. 16. He said there were no altercations and no one was injured.

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  9. Democratic Atlantic County Sheriff Candidate Kicks Announces CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The New York Observer

    Atlantic County Democrats have chosen their candidate in that New Jersey county's sheriff's race. Retired police lieutenant Eric Scheffler will challenge Republican Somers Point mayor John "Jack" Glasser to replace Republican Sheriff Frank X. Balles, who announced he would not seek reelection back in November.

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  10. State of New Jersey v. James Legette James Leggette Jr James LegetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... it is not permissible for an officer to follow suspects into their homes. On the night of January 17, 2012, Somers Point Police Officer Richard Dill ("Dill") responded to a noise complaint in an apartment complex. Upon arrival, Dill noticed two men ...

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  11. Four Face Forgery Charges After O.C. Bank EpisodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Cape May County Herald

    ... the Ocean City Police Department. The above suspects are under investigation for similar incidents in Absecon, Somers Point and Northfield, N.J. Any bank or business that may have been a victim of a similar incident should contact their local police ...

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  12. Upper Ordinance Steps Toward Economic Development EntityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Cape May County Herald

    ... that he and Committee member John Coggins had met the week prior with economic development representatives of Somers Point. "It was a very useful meeting. We talked about the biking/walking path over the new bridge that connects us which probably ...

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  13. You can now take a Trump casino tour in Atlantic City, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ATLANTIC CITY -- From his Atlantic City beginnings at a little-known casino called Trump's World's Fair to the sprawling -- and ill-fated -- Trump Taj Mahal, visitors can now experience President Donald Trump's Jersey Shore journey via a new tour, called Donald Trump's Gambling Heritage Tour, according to phillymag.com . Tour guide Levi Fox, a 36-year-old lifelong Somers Point resident, Temple University Ph.D. student and lecturer, and long-time historic tour guide, leads groups of curious tourists along the Atlantic City Boardwalk, pointing out Trump's former properties and telling stories of how he acquired -- and lost -- his seaside enterprise, phillymag.com said.

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  14. Manco & Manco Owners' Sentencings Again PostponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Cape May County Herald

    Court documents indicate Charles and Mary Bangle will now be sentenced in U.S. District Court in Camden Feb. 24. Mary Bangle will be sentenced at 1:30 p.m. and Charles Bangle will be sentenced at 2 p.m. The Bangles pleaded guilty to tax evasion, structuring cash payments to avoid reporting requirements and lying to IRS special agents July 2, 2015, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Manco & Manco Pizza - formerly Mack & Manco - is an iconic restaurant located in the heart of Ocean City's Boardwalk and maintains three stores on the Boardwalk and one store in Somers Point.

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  15. Get ready for two more years of traffic headaches at the Jersey ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... a pedestrian walkway that runs the length of the new span and will allow hiking, biking, and fishing between Somers Point in Atlantic County and the Beesley's Point section of Upper Township in Cape May County. "I think we could have a very unique ...

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  16. Two Atlantic County men charged with child prostitution31 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Philly.com

    Two Atlantic County men were indicted Thursday on charges of promoting the prostitution of children and related offenses, state prosecutors said. Seleem Reynolds, 26, of Atlantic City, and Mikal Mitchell, 30, of Somers Point, were arrested after a four-month investigation by the FBI's Child Exploitation Task Force in 2015 identified three victims under the age of 18. Reynolds was arrested in December and remains in custody at the Atlantic County Justice Facility with bail set at $300,000.

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  17. N.J. Supreme Court tosses cop's warrantless search of man's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    TRENTON -- New Jersey's highest court on Thursday threw out weapons charges against an Atlantic County man, finding local police violated his constitutional rights by illegally entering his home during a routine investigation. The state Supreme Court ruled 6-1 that a Somers Point police officer did not have probable cause to follow James L. Legette into his apartment after responding to a noise complaint at his building in January 2012.

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  18. 2 indicted on charges of promoting child prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    MAYS LANDING -- A pair of Atlantic County men were indicted on charges of prostituting three children under the age of 18 and other, related offenses, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton said Thursday. Saleem Reynolds, 26 of Atlantic City, and 30-year-old Mikal Mitchell of Somers Point were charged in December 2015 following a four-month investigation by the FBI's Child Exploitation Task Force.

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  19. Cop arrested 3 times, charged with firing his gun during domestic incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    MAYS LANDING -- A Somers Point police officer has been indicted nine criminal counts related to domestic violence and official misconduct occurring in 2015 and 2016, Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton said in a statement. Samuel Clerico, 49, of Egg Harbor Township, is accused of using his police identification to enter an Absecon motel room occupied by a woman on Dec. 15, 2015, then of making terroristic threats against her the following day.

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  20. NJ Officer Accused of Firing Gun During Argument with GFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    A New Jersey police officer is accused of firing his gun during an argument with his girlfriend. NBC10's Drew Smith has the details on the other allegations against the Somers Point police officer who has been suspended without pay.

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