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213 Shore Medical patients warned of possible HIV, hepatitis exposure

SOMERS POINT — More than 200 former patients of Shore Medical Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C through a former employee’s blood, according to the hospital, which began notifying the patients earlier this month so they could be tested.

Northfield, Linwood approve last-minute contract for EMS

TriCare will resume providing emergency medical services to Northfield and Linwood as both councils approved resolutions a week shy of the current contract expiring.

Northfield Council may vote on EMS contract Tuesday

NORTHFIELD — City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on approving a contract for EMS services, according to the draft agenda.

Local slow food chapter supports school gardens

LINWOOD — Local slow food enthusiasts gathered Sunday to enjoy a four-course, locally sourced dinner and to support school gardens.

Somers Point developers want time to address neighbors' parking concerns

SOMERS POINT — The developer proposing a 370-seat restaurant at the former Dolfin Dock marina on Bay Avenue has asked to continue his application until next month in order to take into consideration neighbor’s concerns about parking.

Shore CFO David Hughes rejoins Stockton Foundation board

SOMERS POINT — After resigning from the board last year, Shore Medical Center Chief Financial Officer David Hughes rejoined the Richard Stockton Foundation Board of Directors this month.

Record-setting Mainland kicker Mike Juliano to play at Sacred Heart U.

Mainland Regional High School’s Mike Juliano has committed to play NCAA Division I football at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

State tries again to make hospitals pay fees to host towns

A bill to maintain hospitals’ nonprofit status and charge them a community service fee rather than property taxes has been reintroduced in the Assembly, after being pocket-vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie last month.

Somers Point hopes to turn its dredge spoils into bigger beach nearby

SOMERS POINT — In a few months, the city may be able to do what many coastal towns in the region wish they could: dredge the bay and use that material to rebuild a beach.

Traffic advisories in effect for motorists in Atlantic County next week

Atlantic County officials are warning of roadwork Monday in Hamilton Township and at the border of Egg Harbor Township and Somers Point.

Mainland Regional principal promoted to superintendent

LINWOOD — Mainland Regional High School Principal Mark Marrone repeatedly used the word “we” as he told the school board Thursday night why he wants to be the district’s new superintendent.

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.

Public hearing for new bayfront restaurant in Somers Point postponed

SOMERS POINT — A public hearing for a new bayfront restaurant – originally scheduled for Wednesday evening – has been put on hold until next month, it was announced during the planning board meeting that evening.

Toto selected to replace Kern on Somers Point Council

SOMERS POINT — Republican James Toto will fill the vacancy on Somers Point Council created by newly seated Freeholder Maureen Kern.

Class moves into the hallways in Northfield

Middle School students write on the windows at the Northfield Community School.

Linwood councilman begins 21st year of service

LINWOOD — Mayor Richard DePamphilis III took the oath of office for the sixth time as council reorganized Thursday, Jan. 7, but it was 1st Ward Councilman Elliot Beinfest who took the top spot as longest serving elected official that evening.

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.

EHT deal out as Northfield and Linwood rebid EMS service

Northfield and Linwood will go out to bid again on emergency medical services after a deal with Egg Harbor Township, which seemed promising, was never approved.

Handgun, shotgun stolen from Linwood home during New Year’s Eve party

LINWOOD — Linwood Police are looking for information on a handgun, a shotgun and ammunition stolen from a Franklin Boulevard home during a New Year’s Eve party.

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