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Watch the South Jersey Group IV boys basketball final between Atlantic City and Cherokee at 6 p.m.

Suggestions sought for better walking and biking in Downbeach

Ventnor and Margate residents are being asked what they would like to see to improve walking and bicycling on in their towns. The two cities are collaborating on a pedestrian and bicycling network to link neighborhoods with the schools, parks and businesses on Absecon Island.

Surfrider Foundation hosts cleanup on Wellington Ave.

VENTNOR — The South Jersey Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is seeking volunteers to clean up Wellington Avenue in Ventnor Heights on Sunday morning.

Margate exploring new location for dredged material

MARGATE — Dredging the city’s back bays may not be that far off, as the state is considering allowing Margate to place dredged material in a 57-foot-deep hole near Wellington Avenue in Atlantic City.

Margate wine tasting benefits local children

MARGATE — The Margate Business Association will host its annual 14th annual wine tasting in April to benefit scholarships for local children.

Mobile beach tag purchase now available in Ventnor

VENTNOR — Beachgoers can now purchase their beach tags through an iPhone app, but still must visit City Hall to pick up their badges.

Atlantic County shore towns report flooding, but little damage from weekend nor’easter

The flood waters rose during three perilous high tides as a nor’easter made its way through the region Friday and Saturday, but Atlantic County’s shore towns escaped with little damage to businesses and homes, locals reported Monday.

Shore downtowns work to keep up appearances

When it comes to promoting business districts, the same formula won’t work in every town.

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.

WATCH: Christie uses storm to slam Margate on dune plan

As he urged New Jersey residents to stay home so crews could continue clearing roads, Gov. Chris Christie used a Saturday afternoon press conference to once again assail the city of Margate for fighting a state-mandated beach-and-dune project.

Ventnor dog park plans hit a ‘ruff’ patch

VENTNOR — Two local groups are planning a dog park in the city at the same location, but neither is quite sure who can give permission for them to move forward.

Margate police to install permanent prescription drop box

MARGATE — A permanent prescription drop box will be installed in the Police Department lobby thanks to Join Together Atlantic County.

Ventnor mom allowed to attend baby's funeral

ATLANTIC CITY — Lisa Scalia is charged with causing the death of her 8-month-old daughter.

Ventnor may let credit cards buy beach tags

VENTNOR — The city is considering contracting with a third-party vendor to allow credit card purchases of beach badges.

Scholarship open to Margate students

MARGATE — Submissions are now being accepted for the Margate Business Association’s Daniel and Maria Walters Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to two high school seniors who have attended Margate City schools.

Save Lucy co-founder Sylvia Carpenter of Margate dies at 84

MARGATE — In honor of the death of Sylvia Carpenter, a founding member of the Save Lucy Committee, the flag at the Downbeach attraction will be flown at half-staff through the remainder of the week.

Margate’s Brenda Taube running for Atlantic County clerk

MARGATE — Brenda Taube, a former city commissioner, has announced she is running for county clerk this November as a Republican.

Margate firefighter to lose job for shoplifting, EHT judge rules

MARGATE — A Margate firefighter and lifeguard will lose both his municipal jobs after being convicted of stealing $7.98 worth of merchandise from Wawa in August, a municipal court judge ruled Friday afternoon.

Emergency JFK bridge repair work begins in Longport

LONGPORT — Traffic delays began earlier this week and will continue for the next six weeks as the county performs emergency repair work on the JFK Bridge between Longport and Egg Harbor Township.

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