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A rare late March snowstorm could continue to cause problems for drivers, with an additional 1 to 3 inches predicted to fall in the area before the National Weather Service’s Winter Weather Advisory expires at midnight.
Years into its planning stages, the Atlantic City Boardwalk Holocaust Memorial is getting a sizable boost from a major public agency.
Former Atlantic City Councilman Ernest D. Coursey announced his candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in the June Democratic primary.
Proposed FEMA advisory flood zone maps have raised numerous concerns for island homeowners who found themselves in higher-risk flood zones — but in a few towns, the problem extends all the way to Main Street.
In coastal towns, the reaction as yet another storm bringing flooding and beach erosion roars into the area can be boiled down to two words.
The Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting at Longport Borough Hall is underway.
In an emotional 2013 State of the State address, Gov. Chris Christie touched heavily on the effects of Hurricane Sandy and the recovery, as well as highlights from his first three years in office.
The Atlantic County Special Services School in Mays Landing went into a "preliminary lockdown" Friday afternoon due to a text-messaged threat to a student’s mother, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said in a statement.
MARGATE — The Board of Commissioners on Thursday adopted an ordinance that gives owners of storm-damaged houses the opportunity to raise their homes to an elevation of 13 feet without a variance.
Rich Helfant, executive director of the Save Lucy Committee, has one of the more unique jobs in the region: operating the world’s largest artificial elephant. But the Margate native’s roots in the tourism and entertainment industries date to the beginning of legal gambling in Atlantic City in 1978, and several years ago he co-founded the Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance to promote gay tourism.
Practice day for this year’s Atlantic City Airshow went smoothly on its first Thursday date, with perfect, crystal-clear conditions and two appearances by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
Upcoming nonpartisan elections in Longport and Ventnor will feature far fewer candidates than the 13-person affair last year in Margate.
NORTHFIELD - Republican Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles and Democratic challenger Dennis Munoz squared off in a 90-minute debate Wednesday morning on Harry Hurley's radio program on WENJ-AM 1450, taking questions from listeners about officer training, street crime and qualifications.
A pit bull escaped its home in Brigantine Sunday and fatally attacked a Chihuahua on the city's "dog beach", city animal warden Ernie Purdy said.
Practice for the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Atlantic City Air Show has been temporarily suspended due to a passing rainstorm. Spectators are waiting word as to when the practice will resume.
The 2011 budget introduced Wednesday by the Brigantine City Council would increase the tax rate by 1.5 cents per $100 assessed property value. The proposed tax levy of slightly more than $20.5 million increases last year's municipal tax levy of about $20.1 million by about 1.8 percent.
BRIGANTINE - After a year of discussion and months of study, the Brigantine School District is now officially seeking to sever its ties with the Atlantic City School District and High School and send its students to Cedar Creek High School in Egg Harbor City.
Holy Family School in Ventnor will close at the end of this school year in June, according to an announcement by the Diocese of Camden - the second school closing in three years for some students - and angry parents were threatening to boycott collections or go to a different church in protest.
SOMERS POINT - Veterans soon may be able to avoid a long drive to an out-of-state Veterans Administration hospital and get important medical treatments closer to home - if health care and political leaders can convince the federal government to go along.
Travelers on two sides of Delaware Bay got stuck at the docks Saturday while riders on the 7:30 a.m. Cape May-Lewes Ferry took an extra five hours to make the 17-mile crossing on one engine, going in circles part of the time.
ATLANTIC CITY — Robert Grimaldi was starting to feel it already — and his day of climbing lighthouses had just begun.
An Ocean City woman was listed in critical condition after her car was struck by a pickup truck Thursday afternoon in the Scullville section of Egg Harbor Township, police said.
An Egg Harbor Township driver charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident after allegedly hitting a 16-year-old early Monday morning was released on $50,000 bail Wednesday, an official at the Atlantic County Jail said.
A kidnapping victim was safely removed from a home on Blaine Avenue in Atlantic City, and his four alleged kidnappers are in custody, Atlantic City police said Tuesday.
Hurricane Earl weakened slightly Thursday afternoon, with winds dropping to 125 miles per hour, and was dropped to a Category 3 hurricane as it continued its path toward the North Carolina coast.
ATLANTIC CITY - An armed man fleeing from an alleged liquor store robbery led police on a chase through the Hilton casino floor before being arrested, police said.
Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Chairman James Curcio said Saturday that he will request that the board undertake “a comprehensive, administrative investigation” of the Atlantic County Jail following the hangings this week.
Ventnor police arrested three people Thursday evening at what Capt. Michael Miller described as a "riot scene" on North Sacramento Avenue.
An Atlantic City man played a role in the rescue of three boaters off the coast of Georgia on Tuesday, according to media reports.
TRENTON - The language was grim but the specifics were few in Thursday's Assembly hearing about $33 million in subsidy cuts for NJ Transit proposed by Gov. Chris Christie.
The Mainland Fitness center at the Cornerstone Commerce Center will close its doors at noon Thursday "due to conditions beyond our control", according to its Web site.
The arraignment was brief for the Pleasantville man charged with the alleged theft and ransoming of a Yorkshire terrier.
LINWOOD - A fight between two related men on Oak Grove Avenue in Linwood Saturday morning ended with one man being stabbed in the back several times, Linwood Police said.
The two men, whose names and ages were not released because the fight is considered a domestic violence incident, were both "somewhat intoxicated," Capt. Doug Carman said.
Following the fight, which took place shortly after midnight, the wounded man hid from police before he was found and sent to a hospital, Carman said. His injuries were not life threatening and he was later released.
The attacker was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes and unlawful possession of a weapon. He was sent to the Atlantic County jail and his bail was set at $25,000.
Northfield Mayor Vince Mazzeo has officially entered his veto of an ordinance that would end the Northfield Rescue Squad's official EMS status, according to the city clerk.
A Galloway Township woman lost control of her car today in a Northfield parking lot and plowed into a storefront, according to police.
Two teenage girls from Somers Point were arrested Friday in connection with a fight at Mainland Regional High School on May 18, according to Linwood police.
A 13-year-old seventh grader was arrested and charged with arson in connection with Wednesday's fire at the Jordan Road Middle School, Somers Point Police Capt. Mike Boyd said.
A collision in front of B.F. Mazzeo Produce in Northfield Thursday afternoon sent two people to the hospital, Northfield police said.
SOMERS POINT - A fire that started in a boy's room at the Jordan Road Middle School is being investigated as a possible arson, Schools Superintendent Gerald Toscano said.
A Northfield man was charged Monday with the burglary of a Bates Avenue house, police said.
The nervous young man wanted his tattoo deposit back Thursday morning. The man at the shop wanted to know why.
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