The Cape May Whale Watcher, captained by Jeff Stewart Jr., takes visiting tourists on a cruise around Cape Island where they can observe and learn about dolphins, whales and other local seashore wildlife. Stewart is one of the many faces in Southern New Jersey, that is part of the summer season.
MARGATE — Beach cleaners don’t dwell on the natural beauty around them while driving the high-tech equipment that sweeps the sand clean.
ATLANTIC CITY — Something clicked inside Bob Conti almost two decades ago — it gave him a yearning for the thrill and freedom of flight and made him take to the skies.
MARGATE — Debbie Iwashika leans out from the tiny turquoise booth to help an elderly lady swipe her card. She smiles wide and often, as evidenced by the lines around her mouth and sprouting from the corners of her eyes.
LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The Pinelands Regional School District held its first "Buddy Prom" May 19 for students in the multiple disabilities and autism programs.
MARGATE — On an overcast May weekday afternoon at the shore town, Mortimer Spreng was getting ready to deliver what would be his fifth tour of the day through Lucy the Elephant.
After an agreeable transition Friday, our start to summer is underway.
4:45 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018: My alarm went off. If this were most Saturdays, I would have turned it off, wondered why I set it and fell back asleep.
As spring has sprung, it shows its mutable nature with incoming moisture following a dry, warm weekend.
In June, 28 women will head to Ocean City to compete for the Miss New Jersey crown.
World War II saw a breakthrough for the black community into the world of weather forecasting. Seventy years after the war, black meteorologists make up a tiny fraction of the overall profession. However, the future looks bright.
PLEASANTVILLE — Mount Zion Baptist Church was packed Sunday night for a celebration of black women and youth as Black History Month draws to a close.
PLEASANTVILLE — Local organizations and leaders will host an annual African-American History program in Pleasantville Sunday as Black History Month draws to a close.
ATLANTIC CITY — Some people say schools are a reflection of their community, and for Atlantic City, that is true all the way up through the leadership of the district.
ATLANTIC CITY — For eight years, the Absecon Lighthouse has helped couples kick off a romantic Valentine’s Day evening in the resort town.
The Museum of Cape May County and Genealogical Library on Route 9 in Cape May Court House hosts an extensive collection of African-American history and heritage from the Center of Community Arts in Cape May.
ATLANTIC CITY — One hundred and nine years after a group of white and black activists formed the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, black Americans have gained important achievements in equality, but activists say there is still so much further to go.
Patricia Reid-Merritt was a young girl studying ballet in West Philadelphia during the 1960s when she heard the sound of drumming. She was drawn to the beats that radiated from the African dance class in an adjacent studio.
Galloway Township Middle School celebrated Black History Month on Thursday with a visit from the African American Heritage Museum of South Jersey.
This is the first of a series of stories the Press is writing throughout Black History Month.
HACKENSACK — For a month, Henry Kip and his brother, Peter, stood sentinel, alone.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A male giraffe calf was born Nov. 17 at the Cape May County Zoo just in time for the holidays, said Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, county liaison to the park and zoo.
Fans filled theaters Thursday to be the first ones to see the latest episode of the Star Wars saga.
Four more people have been charged with filing false applications for federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds, including one Atlantic City woman, officials said Friday.
When Ryan Long’s parents owned Elaine’s Dinner Theater in Cape May, he would help out in high school with lighting and even acting.
VENTNOR — The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded a $1,238,000 million flood mitigation assistance grant to Ventnor and Margate to help seven Ventnor property owners and one Margate property owner elevate their homes.
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