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Greater Egg teachers' union opens crisis office

EGG HARBOR CITY - The Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Association has opened a crisis office on Philadelphia Avenue in anticipation of possible future job actions related to their lack of a new contract.

Heat advisory in effect through Monday, heat wave preparations underway

The hottest temperatures of the summer, and hottest stretch of weather since July of 2013, has arrived in South Jersey.

A.C. bicycle giveaway shows corporate philanthropy on the rise

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — A corporate insurance company retreat might not sound like the most interesting place for a bunch of kids to spend a sunny July day.

Judge rules Pleasantville school board needs five votes to hire superintendent

Four votes is not enough for the Pleasantville school board to approve Clarence Alston as its new superintendent, an Atlantic County Superior Court judge ruled Friday.

Congress members to join striking Trump Taj Mahal workers on picket line

ATLANTIC CITY — Various Congressional members will be joining striking Unite Here Local 54 members on the picket line Sunday to urge Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort owner Carl Icahn to negotiate a fair contract.

Atlantic City police arrest 3 after car chase ends at Golden Nugget

Atlantic City police arrested three men after a car chase ended in the Golden Nugget parking garage.

Atlantic City SWAT, police arrest man who barricaded himself

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City’s SWAT team arrested a city man Thursday morning after he barricaded himself inside a residence with weapons, police said.

Local 54 rallies outside Taj Mahal, other unions join

More than 1,000 union workers from around the country joined the striking Trump Taj Mahal employees on a march of solidarity Thursday night that culminated with a rally in front of the Taj.

Sweeney promotes school funding plan in underfunded EHT

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP _ In an indication of just how under-funded it is, the local school district would get more state aid under both the Fairness Formula proposed by Gov. Chris Christie, and the Formula4Success promoted by Senate President Steve Sweeney.

Hay moon as seen from Absecon Lighthouse
Tech Trek promotes science for girls

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP _ Ariel Jarvie, 13, of Egg Harbor Township wants to study marine biology. So it was no surprise that her favorite part of Tech Trek Camp at Stockton University this week had to do with water.

Local 54 parent union endorses Hillary Clinton

Unite-Here, a union representing 270,000 workers across North America, including more than 9,600 casino workers in Atlantic City, has endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House.

South Jersey cities to receive $265,000 in housing grant money

Three South Jersey cities are among the recipients of a $75 million federal housing grant, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Monday.

Hillary Clinton video highlights former Trump piano contractor

In the middle of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Hillary Clinton's campaign released a video of man who says Donald Trump shorted him $30,000.

Atlantic City woman struck and killed by car Monday night

ATLANTIC CITY -- A woman was hit by a vehicle and killed Monday night in Atlantic City, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday.

Steelworkers join Local 54 on picket line

ATLANTIC CITY — Unite-Here Local 54 was joined on the picket line Tuesday by approximately 300 members of the United Steelworkers union.

NJ Supreme Court sides with Castellani, ends three year case

The Linwood man whose arrest made national headlines in 2013 has seen his three-year long case come to an end with a New Jersey Supreme Court decision in his favor.

Scott Parker named acting principal at Cedar Creek High

Cedar Creek High School vice principal Scott Parker will serve as acting principal of the school in Egg Harbor City for the 2016-17 school year.

Stockton University adding new housing for 90 students in Galloway

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP _ Stockton University is getting some new off-campus student housing this year, but it won’t be in a motel.

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