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Atlantic City Electric at work on 7-Mile Island

Atlantic City Electric has informed the Stone Harbor Office of Emergency Management that crews are working on Avalon and Stone Harbor boulevards to restore power to Seven-Mile Island.

A.C. man struck and killed on Route 30 in Absecon

ABSECON — An Atlantic City man was struck and killed by a motor vehicle Monday night on Route 30.

EHT charity expanding its role in Atlantic County

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Family Service Association is re-branding itself this year to let Atlantic County residents know the nonprofit provides a lot more than mental-health treatment.

South Jersey opens warming centers for homeless as temperature dips

With the wind-chill expected to drop into the single digits overnight Monday, volunteer James Murphy began making preparations to house nearly triple the normal number of homeless at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission.

November toll traffic down from 2014 on Expressway

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Toll traffic on the Atlantic City Expressway in November was down by 1 percent over last year’s numbers, according to a report by the South Jersey Transportation Authority.

Multiple vehicle accident on Route 30 snarls morning commute

A multi-car accident on Route 30 westbound shut down the road in both directions Friday morning. 

SUV slams into Absecon ShopRite

A black SUV slammed into the protective barriers in front of the ShopRite on Route 30 in Absecon Monday afternoon, after the driver mistook the gas pedal for the break.

South Shore Road in Absecon closed

South Shore Road in Absecon is closed from Route 30 to Dr. Ruppert Drive due to an early morning traffic accident.

$6M program offers loans to Atlantic County businesses

Atlantic County businesses may be eligible for loans from a $6 million program designed to stimulate job creation and boost the local economy.

Absecon police investigating break-in at Absecon Produce

Absecon Police are looking for a suspect who burglarized a local business.

Atlantic County works to root out welfare fraud in tight economy

Atlantic County has aggressively investigated welfare fraud, identifying 200 such cases from January to September of this year, officials said.

Shoplifting at Absecon Home Depot turns violent, police say

Four Atlantic County residents were arrested Saturday following a reported shoplifting that turned violent at The Home Depot in Absecon, police said.

Man steals Good Samaritan's minivan at Absecon crash site

A man who crashed into a concrete barrier on Route 30 Sunday morning then stole the minivan of the Good Samaritan who stopped to help him, Absecon police said.

A.C.'s first slot technician retires at 74

Antonio only goes by his last name: Tufi.

Former Spirit QB Callahan shredding Wesley record book

Joe Callahan saw a wide-open receiver down the left sideline.

Assembly campaign ads flood airwaves, mailboxes with attacks

They make for an odd mix: the puppies and chess pieces, the wrecking balls and whiteout bottles.

Bank high bidder in Renault bankruptcy auction

The high bid in a bankruptcy auction Tuesday for Renault Winery Resort and Golf came from the property’s mortgagee, OceanFirst Bank, which made a $3.36 million credit bid on the still-open resort, an attorney for Renault said.

Absecon police arrest two on drug charges

ABSECON — A Pleasantville man was arrested on drug-related charges after he tried to elude police on West Church Street Saturday night.

Absecon church practices pre-Vatican II Catholicism

ABSECON — Parishioners trickle in to the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul on a late Sunday morning. They’re here for the solemn pontifical Mass, the one the bishop will celebrate.

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