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Two Atlantic City firefighters arrested for buying imitation heroin at work

Two Atlantic City firefighters were arrested for buying what they believed to be heroin outside a city firehouse, officials have confirmed.

Local 54 goes on strike at Trump Taj Mahal

ATLANTIC CITY — About 1,000 members of UNITE-HERE Local 54 went on strike at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort on Friday morning, banging paint cans like drums, chanting and trying to disrupt the resort’s most struggling casino.

Northfield school wins national technology use award

NORTHFIELD — The Northfield Community Middle School has received a national award for its integration of technology into education.

What to know about the strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's main casino workers union went on strike Friday morning against the Trump Taj Mahal casino. Here's a look at what led to the strike, and what to expect during it:

Atlantic City Council asks state to cut 2 at-large seats

ATLANTIC CITY — City Council requested state permission Thursday to cut two at-large council seats during a heated special meeting.

Where to see fireworks July 4 weekend in South Jersey


Free concert Friday showcasing part of organ not heard in years

ATLANTIC CITY — A sound no one has heard in decades will reverberate Friday afternoon inside the main arena at Boardwalk Hall.

Local 54 says it will strike Friday against Trump Taj Mahal

ATLANTIC CITY — The city’s main casino workers union says it will strike Friday morning against Trump Taj Mahal after not reaching an agreement with the casino.

Teens charged in theft of bag on A.C. beach

ATLANTIC CITY — Two people were arrested Thursday after allegedly stealing a woman’s bag on the beach.

Camp Sparkle shines for kids in families with cancer

LINWOOD _ Rule 1 at Camp Sparkle: Keep Smiling.

Local 54 prepares for possible Atlantic City casino strike Friday

UPDATE: Local 54 settled with three of the five casinos, union president Bob McDevitt said Thursday morning.

Atlantic County must pay an extra $6.8 million for Atlantic City tax refund

Atlantic County taxpayers will be on the hook for an extra $3.3 million this year and $3.5 million next year for the county’s share of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s successful tax appeal.

Showboat on schedule to reopen July 8, Blatstein says

ATLANTIC CITY — Showboat Atlantic City could reopen next week.

Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcy still angers small contractors

ATLANTIC CITY, — Weak from heart surgery and a sepsis infection that would soon kill her, Patricia Paone was resting at home last summer when an apparition appeared on the TV — a famous businessman who had struck a deal with her husband years before.

'Rubber Ducky' races start Thursday at Steel Pier

A ceremonial kick-off to the summer season will take place Thursday morning at Steel Pier, where 'Rubber Ducky' races will be held at 11 a.m.

Atlantic County passes 17th consecutive independent audit

An independent audit of Atlantic County’s financial operations and procedures has found no problems or weaknesses for the 17th consecutive year.

Atlantic City Council president proposes cutting 2 at-large seats

ATLANTIC CITY — Council President Marty Small took cutting the size of government literally Wednesday, proposing the elimination of two at-large council seats to save the city money.

Guardian predicts 'another root canal' in bid to slash A.C.'s debt

ATLANTIC CITY — The “big nut” in the city’s fiscal plan to avoid a state takeover is slashing $60 million in debt by 2018.

Atlantic City casino strike "likely," Local 54 says

ATLANTIC CITY — A strike at one or more casinos is “likely” Friday, the city’s main casino workers union said Tuesday, as negotiations with five gambling halls haven’t yielded a new labor contract.

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