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City Hall in Atlantic City reopening after power outage

City Hall in Atlantic City will reopen at 12:30 p.m. following a power outage that lasted through Monday morning, a city spokesman said.

Coalitions get grants to improve healthy living in A.C., elsewhere

A lot more than doctors’ visits, vaccinations, vitamins and medication goes into a healthy lifestyle.

Waterfront condos strong part of local real estate market

Every real estate market is actually a collection of smaller markets.

Sunday, July 24 traffic updates

8:30 p.m.: There is a 2.5-mile delay due to volume and pockets of volume on the northbound Garden State Parkway in the area of Exit 36 in Egg Harbor Township.

Avalon woman's scam struggle shows how hard it is to get money back

It took four months, but the 91-year-old woman from Avalon who was scammed into buying $2,000 in iTunes cards from ShopRite in February did finally get a refund in June.

Filipinos share taste of Pacific at Music Pier

OCEAN CITY — Filipino hip-hop dancing, foods including bibingka (coconut cake) and otap (Filipino sugar cookies), and live bands filled the boards by the Music Pier on Saturday for the city’s annual Tribute to the Philippines.

Traditions live on without the farms at Cape May's 4-H Fair

CAPE MAY COUNTY — Becca Thompson charged her horse, Rascal, through the barrel races Saturday at the Cape May County 4-H Fair.

Atlantic County shelter's free day finds pets homes

PLEASANTVILLE — Families from across South Jersey lined up 100-people deep outside the Atlantic County Animal Shelter for a chance to bring home a new pet.

How much are homes selling for near you?

Transactions are from county property records. Settlement dates are listed; deed filings may be delayed. Location may reflect address of seller rather than property sold. If your property is incorrectly listed, call 609-272-7253.

Jersey Shore Powder Puff League offers women real competition for good causes

Barbie Carney and a couple of friends were reminiscing about the annual Mainland Regional High School powder puff football game they played in as students when they had an idea.

Shore police keeping boardwalk conduct in line

SEA ISLE CITY — Police in shore towns are actively working to cut down on quality-of-life issues as the number of visitors swells in the summer.

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.

Sea wall around ACUA plant one of many projects awaiting bill signing

The Atlantic County Utilities Authority plans to build a sea wall around its Atlantic City wastewater treatment plant to protect against future storms and sea level rise, using funds from the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust.

Wildwood Crest native seeks triathlon gold in Rio Olympics

WILDWOOD CREST — Joe Maloy III stood on the balcony of the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol headquarters in late May and stared out into a grayish blue ocean.

Judge rules Pleasantville school board needs five votes to hire superintendent

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

Future lifeguards learn the ropes at camps along the shore

SEA ISLE CITY — In matching swimsuits emblazoned with bold, white letters; carrying the iconic red can or rowing the waves in Van Duyne lifeboat, lifeguards are symbols of the Jersey Shore.

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.

Cape animal shelter charging towns by the pet

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape May County is changing the way it bills towns that use the animal shelter to spread costs more equitably.

State asks shore businesses to be mindful of terrorism

AVALON – Terror experts are asking South Jersey real estate agents and other businesses to report suspicious activity this summer.

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