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April 26, 2017

MILITARY ESCORT PLANNED FOR ATLANTIC COUNTY MARINE

A full military and police escort is expected Thursday as the body of United States Marine Corps member Tyler Wechsler of Egg Harbor Township is brought from Philadelphia to a local funeral home.  Wechsler’s body was found near a hiking trail in Hawaii earlier this month after he had been missing for nine days. ##
April 26, 2017

PLEASANTVILLE HIGH GYM COULD BE NAMED AFTER KEN LEARY

The Pleasantville Board of Education may decide to dedicate the high school gym to honor the legacy of former boys basketball coach Ken Leary.  Leary died in 2016 at the age of 73 after one of the most successful coaching careers in South Jersey history. ##
April 26, 2017

WORKERS THREATENED WITH A KNIFE WIELDING MAN IN BRIDGETON

Bridgeton police say a man pulled a knife on two men who were working on a building in the downtown district on Tuesday afternoon.  Bruce Cisrow has been charged with approaching two men who were doing repair work and threatened one of the workers with a knife.  Cisrow was charged with weapons offenses. ##
April 24, 2017

RATING AGENCY SAYS CHRISTIE BUDGET WOULD STRESS SCHOOLS, TOWNS

Standard and Poor’s believes Governor Christie’s proposed $35.5 billion state budget would stress both local school districts and municipalities.  The rating agency says many school districts will not get additional state aid and that will be a problem for these districts as they attempt to meet expenses. ##