Oakcrest Dance team perform during Oakcrest High School Multi-Cultural Interest Club event “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture” Wednesday Feb 28, 2018. (The Press of Atlantic City / Edward Lea Staff Photographer)
PLEASANTVILLE — Mount Zion Baptist Church was packed Sunday night for a celebration of black women and youth as Black History Month draws to a close.
PLEASANTVILLE — Local organizations and leaders will host an annual African-American History program in Pleasantville Sunday as Black History Month draws to a close.
ATLANTIC CITY — Some people say schools are a reflection of their community, and for Atlantic City, that is true all the way up through the leadership of the district.
ATLANTIC CITY — For eight years, the Absecon Lighthouse has helped couples kick off a romantic Valentine’s Day evening in the resort town.
The Museum of Cape May County and Genealogical Library on Route 9 in Cape May Court House hosts an extensive collection of African-American history and heritage from the Center of Community Arts in Cape May.
ATLANTIC CITY — One hundred and nine years after a group of white and black activists formed the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, black Americans have gained important achievements in equality, but activists say there is still so much further to go.
Patricia Reid-Merritt was a young girl studying ballet in West Philadelphia during the 1960s when she heard the sound of drumming. She was drawn to the beats that radiated from the African dance class in an adjacent studio.
Galloway Township Middle School celebrated Black History Month on Thursday with a visit from the African American Heritage Museum of South Jersey.
This is the first of a series of stories the Press is writing throughout Black History Month.
HACKENSACK — For a month, Henry Kip and his brother, Peter, stood sentinel, alone.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A male giraffe calf was born Nov. 17 at the Cape May County Zoo just in time for the holidays, said Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, county liaison to the park and zoo.
Fans filled theaters Thursday to be the first ones to see the latest episode of the Star Wars saga.
Four more people have been charged with filing false applications for federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds, including one Atlantic City woman, officials said Friday.
When Ryan Long’s parents owned Elaine’s Dinner Theater in Cape May, he would help out in high school with lighting and even acting.
VENTNOR — The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded a $1,238,000 million flood mitigation assistance grant to Ventnor and Margate to help seven Ventnor property owners and one Margate property owner elevate their homes.
From school parades to Trunk-or-Treat, South Jersey communities got in the Halloween spirit with cute, clever and creative costumes.
ATLANTIC CITY — Students and faculty members at Atlantic City High School greeted Miss America Cara Mund with a standing ovation Tuesday as she returned to the city she was crowned in two months ago.
It’s that spooky time of year again.
Every year The Press puts together its Halloween contest for South Jersey kids to flex their creative sides and finish our story.
Hurricane Sandy, even with its left turn heard ’round the world, was well-forecasted by the National Hurricane Center.
NORTH WILDWOOD — Although the borough is one of the busiest places in South Jersey during the summer, its seasonal nature makes it tough for year-round residents to find houses for trick-or-treating.
We’re just weeks away from Halloween, so it’s time for The Press’ annual Halloween writing contest.
1. The contest is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
SEA ISLE CITY – The city’s Division of Tourism is hosting the 28th Annual Fall Family Festival Sept. 16 – 17.
GALLOWAY — The bust of Richard Stockton has been removed from Stockton University’s campus library in an attempt to address a longtime controversy surrounding the college’s slave-owning namesake, college officials said Thursday.
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