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Zach Wechsler, (right) brother of Marine Private Tyler Wechsler, is consoled by members of the Egg Harbor Township High School boys lacrosse team after the procession for his brother arrived at Godfrey Funeral Home in Egg Harbor Township. Zach is a member of the team. Friends and well-wishers lined the roadway at English Creek Road, as the body of Marine Private Tyler Wechsler arrived home to Egg Harbor Township, Thursday April 27, 2017, with full military honors. Members of the American Legion Riders, and Egg Harbor Township police, escorted Wechsler's body from the Atlantic City Expressway to Godfrey Funeral Home on English Creek Road. (Dale Gerhard / Staff Photographer)

A military and police motorcade transporting the remains of U.S. Marine Pfc. Tyler Wechsler from Philadelphia was greeted by dozens of friends, family and community members as it pulled into Godfrey Funeral Home’s entrance Thursday.

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Ronald Young walks through the former Atlantic Club on March 13.

A planned water park at the former Atlantic Club isn't happening.

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Visitors stroll one of the main alleys of vendors at the 2012 Wheaton Arts Fine Craft Festival.

Beer fests are popular throughout South Jersey. Now Cumberland County will hold its first.

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Tennessee's Derek Barnett, left, poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Eagles are betting on having an increasingly dominant defense.

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Joe

Piscopo visits Atlantic City and spends time with Mayor Don Guardian, right, and Mike Lopez, left.

Comedian and possible/maybe candidate for governor Joe Piscopo was in town last night.

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COMING LATER TODAY

- More NFL draft coverage.

- Atlantic County's mayors are meeting tonight in Brigantine.

- The family that founded MMA will be in town training some Atlantic City police officers.

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