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Pleasantville school budget will raise taxes, eliminate 11 positions  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — Two principals on special assignment, two deans of students and the district's director of curriculum are among the positions the ...



“The 5th Little Girl” of the 1963 16th Street Church Bombing and Civil Rights Icon to Appear in Atlantic County  InsiderNJ

“The 5th Little Girl” of the 1963 16th Street Church Bombing and Civil Rights Icon to Appear in Atlantic County. (Pleasantville) NAACP Atlantic City and Mainland ...



Herz Widmann, Marjorie Bringhurst  Press of Atlantic City

Herz Widmann, Marjorie Bringhurst, - 93, of Egg Harbor City, passed away May 8, 2019, with her family by her side. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was raised in ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



Community calendar | | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Events. Thursday, May 16. COLLEGE ADMISSIONS 101 WORKSHOP WITH ACCC: 5 to 6 p.m.; for students and their parents; Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee ...



Ding bong the weed is dead  Politico

Legal weed in New Jersey is dead. After a prolonged attempt at resuscitation, it was called at 11 a.m. on Wednesday by state Senate President Stephen ...



Tile replacement at Atlantic City High School causing stir among staff  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Dust in the air from a tile replacement project at the high school has some teachers concerned about negative health effects, but school ...



Teen Center at Atlantic City High School helps tackle mental illness, stigma  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — When Ralia Williams was a freshman at Atlantic City High School, her aunt recommended she see school counselors for her anger issues.



Local donations to help Atlantic City High School garden thrive  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Friday may have been the coldest day of 2019 so far, but staff at Atlantic City High School were already thinking about green grass and ...



Gene Allen out as Atlantic City High School boys basketball coach  Press of Atlantic City

Gene Allen, who led the Atlantic City High School boys basketball team to unprecedented heights, is out as head coach of the Vikings.



Atlantic City High School student taken to hospital after emergency in pool  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A student from Atlantic City High School was taken to the hospital Monday after reportedly experiencing a medical emergency while in the ...



GALLERY: Special Olympics swim meet at Atlantic City High School  Press of Atlantic City

The Special Olympics of New Jersey held its Area 7 and 8 swim meet on Sunday at Atlantic City High School. About 110 swimmers from ages 8 through adult ...



Annual Oratorical Contest at Atlantic City High School  Press of Atlantic City

The Atlantic City Schools District Oratorical Contest was held on Thurs., Feb. 28, 2019 at the A.C. High School Auditorium.



AC school board won't appeal judge's decision to keep Allen as basketball coach  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The Board of Education will not appeal a judge's decision to reinstate Gene Allen as Atlantic City High School boys basketball coach.



Gene Allen leads inductees in ACHS Hall of Fame  Press of Atlantic City

Atlantic City High School boys basketball coach Gene Allen leads the lists of inductees into the Atlantic City High School Hall of Fame this spring.



Battle by the Bay boasts 25 years worth of memories: McGarry  Press of Atlantic City

The Battle by the Bay will be held for the 25th time this weekend at Atlantic City High School.



AC High students find haven for self-expression at coffee house event  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — “I hate you,” Jasmine Rodriguez boomed into the microphone.



Atlantic City sports community says Gene Allen firing 'absurd'  Press of Atlantic City

ABSECON — The Atlantic City High School sports community gathered Thursday for the first time since the Board of Education chose not to reappoint Gene ...



Who are the top athletes at Atlantic City High School since 2000?  Press of Atlantic City

This debate has raged on for decades: Who is the best athlete at a particular school? The Press' longtime high school sports reporter, Michael McGarry, attempts ...



ACHS' Allen out as boys basketball coach, Elijah Langford in  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Gene Allen, who led the Atlantic City High School boys basketball team to unprecedented heights over 15 years, is out as head coach of the ...



Gene Allen reinstated as Atlantic City boys basketball coach  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Gene Allen is back as Atlantic City High School boys basketball coach.



Atlantic City may be down, but Gene Allen isn't worried: McGarry  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City High School boys basketball coach Gene Allen is OK.



Atlantic City coach Tim Mancuso's biggest wins came off the wrestling mat: Weinberg  Press of Atlantic City

In sports, as in life, a coach's value doesn't always show up in a box score.



Atlantic City girls beat 10th-ranked ACIT to take first place in CAL American  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — The Atlantic City High School girls basketball team played a game of keep away as the final minutes ticked off the clock Tuesday night.



Bullock, Richard "Dick" A.  Press of Atlantic City

Bullock, Richard "Dick" A., - 80, of Somers Point, NJ went home to be with his beloved wife, and his Lord on Monday, April 8, 2019, surrounded by his loving.



No. 5 St. Augustine gets by improving Atlantic City in Battle by the Bay  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY – Charles Solomon wasn't surprised by the Atlantic City High School boys basketball team Friday night.



Atlantic City gets big win with late rally vs. Middle Township  Press of Atlantic City

ABSECON — The Atlantic City High School girls basketball team began Friday in search of a win to enhance its credibility.



A.C. boys basketball suffer first losing season in 50 years  Press of Atlantic City

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP — The Atlantic City High School boys basketball team finished with a losing season for the first time in 50 years Wednesday.



Pleasantville tops Atlantic City for first time in 11 years in Battle by the Bay finale  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The Pleasantville High School boys basketball team waited 11 years for Sunday's win.



Gene Allen promises to fight for Atlantic City basketball coaching job  Press of Atlantic City

Gene Allen wants to coach the Atlantic City High School boys basketball team.



How Atlantic City is working toward getting healthy  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Music blared from an old-school boom box inside the fitness room at the Uptown Complex on a recent Thursday evening.



Atlantic City's Claudine Smith is The Press Girls Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year  Press of Atlantic City

Atlantic City High School track and field standout Claudine Smith is known for her bright, contagious smile.



GALLERY: Atlantic City High School Graduation 2018 | Photo Galleries | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Over 400 students were graduating during the Atlantic City High School Graduation ceremony on Wednesday at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. June 20, 2018 ...



Atlantic City High School 2018 graduation | Graduation Central  Press of Atlantic City

I began covering South Jersey in 2008 after graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism. I joined The Press in 2015. In 2013, I was awarded a ...



The 25th annual Battle by the Bay is this weekend in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

The 25th annual Battle by the Bay. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Atlantic City High School. Tickets cost $8 per session.



Teague's defense helps Atlantic City top EHT; Vikings to face top-seeded Eastern next  Press of Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Zion Teague scored a team-leading 17 points Monday night.



Atlantic City, Wildwood, others receive model-classroom grants  Press of Atlantic City

English-language learners at Atlantic City High School will soon get hands-on environmental science experience through a $10000 grant to create model ...



Employment training program helps young adults with disabilities prepare  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Anthony Austin hopes that after he completes high school, he can find a job in an office.



Former Atlantic City Councilwoman Barbara Hudgins has died  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Friends and fellow politicians described Barbara Hudgins on Thursday as a straight-shooter, an advocate for the arts and someone who ...



Marvin Burroughs will challenge Shabazz for Third Ward seat  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A city school teacher is challenging Kaleem Shabazz for his seat on City Council.



Young women leaders network with freeholders at chairwoman's luncheon  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Atlantic City High School sent two ROTC members to Freeholder Chairwoman Amy Gatto's Leadership Luncheon, a celebration of female ...



Gun violence is one of Atlantic City's biggest health threats  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A little less than two hours before the sun rose over the city Feb. 10, Demond Tally was shot dead as he walked from his neighbor's home.



Hudgins, Barbara Lyon  Press of Atlantic City

Barbara Lyon Hudgins, 81 years young of Atlantic City, New Jersey, entered life's stage on April 15, 1937 as the last of eight children born to the late Leonard ...



GALLERY: 2019 Battle by the Bay finale as Pleasantville beats Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

Pleasantville's Elijah Jones, motions to his team in the third quarter of the Battle by the Bay basketball tournament, at Atlantic City High School, Sunday, Feb.



Claudine Smith, Atlantic City, Sr.  Press of Atlantic City

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Atlantic City High School celebrates prom 2018 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

Atlantic City High School students celebrated their prom on Thursday night at Harrah's Resort, dancing the night away.



Master, Ortega among top CAL junior pitchers | High School  Press of Atlantic City

The Master family is quite familiar with the pitching mound.



Atlantic City's Health Department faces funding, staff cuts  Press of Atlantic City

Atlantic City's Health Department, down to just one employee and 20 percent of its 2014 funding, is a health department in name only.



Infighting halts Pleasantville school board meeting  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — Teachers were not hired, field trips were not approved, bills were not paid and business was not conducted when a Pleasantville school ...



Man whose son was shot in 2016 fatally shot in Atlantic City  Philly.com

The victim, Demond Tally, 45, had just left the home of his friend, Atlantic City Council President Marty Small Sr., according to the news site BreakingAC.



Atlantic City local heads state's effort to return city control  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Mike Epps takes his new role personally.



How Stockton University Landed on Atlantic City's Boardwalk  New Jersey Monthly

Stockton University spent the first four months of its existence in 1971 camped out in an eight-story Atlantic City hotel that, like the city itself, had begun to fray.



Arena Football League franchise headed to Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

Arena FB team coming to A.C.. {child_byline}DAVID WEINBERG. Staff Writer. Your Morning Kickstart is delivered to your inbox 7 a.m. daily. Make sure you don't ...



A tragic upbringing, fake degree, and FBI raid: Who is Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam?  Press of Atlantic City

Inside Galloway Township's Seaview Hotel and Golf Club for Stockton's 2015 university weekend, Frank Gilliam Jr., an honored guest, was billed as having ...



Gene Allen vows to fight for job as Atlantic City basketball coach  Philly.com

Whether they were losing in the fourth quarter, behind in a division race or going through a tough stretch of the season, Gene Allen always told his players the ...



Boxing helps Atlantic City's youth stay on right path  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Shamirah Howard, 26, is trying to keep her young son on the right path, which is part of what led her to bring Lyfe Watson, 9, to the boxing ...



Marcellus Ross nets 38 as No. 11 St. Joseph routs Atlantic City in game marred by scuffle, ejections  Press of Atlantic City

HAMMONTON — The St. Joseph High School boys basketball team gave itself an early-season dose of credibility Friday night.



High pressure dominates South Jersey weather  Press of Atlantic City

We continue to be high and dry for the next several days as a large area of high pressure keeps filling into the region.



Atlantic City ice rink a magnet for kids, but officials reluctant to fund  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A crowd of local kids descended on the Flyers Skate Zone last Thursday night, suited up in pads and helmets, and headed out on the ice for.



Hammonton athlete finishes strong at Special Olympics World Games  Press of Atlantic City

Hammonton native Christopher Wines traveled to the other side of the globe to compete in the Special Olympics 2019 World Games.



Frustrated students ask Pleasantville board for payment from summer program  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — Eight high school students who participated in a summer education program at Rowan University say they haven't received the stipend they ...



Reducing infant, maternal mortality key to improving AC's health  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Nearly a year ago, Alyssa Spruill was at a prenatal visit with her doctor when she learned she would have to deliver her baby 16 weeks early.



Snyder, Beatrice (nee Polsky)  Press of Atlantic City

Snyder , Beatrice (nee Polsky), - 95, of Atlantic City, is now asleep in death. She passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. She graduated from Atlantic City High ...



AC boys basketball team gets first win of the season  Press of Atlantic City

The Atlantic City High School boys basketball team got its first win the season Sunday night.



Town hall draws hundreds to work on Atlantic City challenges  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The state wanted input from the local community on addressing Atlantic City's challenges, and its representatives got it Tuesday night, ...



A.C. High School lockdown lifted following threatening message  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Students at the High School were put into a lockdown Wednesday morning after a student received a threatening text message about ...



Atlantic City veterans talk about being black in the military  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Elizabeth Marie Rose lived and worked in Turkey and the Philippines as an Air Force nurse in the 1970s, but it wasn't until she made it back.



Teen center at AC Boys and Girls Club to promote college and careers  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — In the new teen center at the local Boys & Girls Club, Michelle Carrera is hoping to create not only a space for teens to go after.



Six students, six stories about life in Pleasantville schools  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — Latrell Townsend said students in the school district know when something is amiss, so he wasn't surprised when students and staff packed ...



Damiano, Anthony F.  Press of Atlantic City

Damiano, Anthony F., - 86, of Linwood passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at The Shores in Ocean City, NJ where he had been residing.



GALLERY: Millville at Atlantic City boys soccer | Sports Galleries  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The Millville High School boys soccer team opened its season Wednesday with … First-year quarterback leads Millville to third straight win.



Atlantic County Women's Hall of Fame to add 6 members  Press of Atlantic City

The Atlantic County Women's Hall of Fame will induct six new members March 21.



Atlantic County's aviation tech park bolstering opportunities through MOU with Embry-Riddle  ROI-NJ.com

Atlantic County's aviation tech park announced a Memorandum of Understanding with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — which signifies a boost in the ...



Blackwell, Elizabeth  Press of Atlantic City

Blackwell, Elizabeth, - 56, of Atlantic City, departed this earthly life on March 19, 2019, at AtlantiCare Medical Center Mainland Campus, Galloway. She was born ...



Is it time for a shot clock in N.J. high school basketball?  Press of Atlantic City

It sometimes seems as if everybody in New Jersey is on the clock.



Atlantic City's Juanye Colon a 3-point specialist for D.C. basketball: Notebook  Press of Atlantic City

University of the District of Columbia freshman Juanye Colon has emerged as one of the best 3-point shooters in his NCAA Division II men's basketball ...



South Jersey swimmer finishes Boston Marathon  Press of Atlantic City

Colleen Callahan watched the Boston Marathon last year during a downpour, when rain fell on runners and water pooled in the streets. This year, she decided ...



Mainland mock trial team heads to state championship finals  Press of Atlantic City

Mainland Regional High School's mock trial team is headed to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's championship finals after winning the state semifinals.



Atlantic City football making a fresh start with new coach  Press of Atlantic City

New Atlantic City High School football coach Leo Hamlett takes over the program with a positive attitude.



CRDA looks to bring arena football to Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

The Casino Reinvestment Authority could make its first play to score a professional football franchise for Atlantic City during its meeting Tuesday.



2010 Atlantic City High School grad now ISIS commander  Press of Atlantic City

A Margate native who graduated from Atlantic City High School in 2010 is now a senior commander and fighter in the Islamic State, or ISIS, in Syria.



New Atlantic City head coach Leo Hamlett looks forward to first game in charge  Press of Atlantic City

The high school football season is about more than touchdowns and big plays. People come together to make the games special each week. It could be a head ...



Readers Choice: Best High School Athletes since 2000  Press of Atlantic City

The Press asked for reader input on our lists of the top athletes at local high schools from the 2000-01 season on.



That time R. Kelly played professional basketball in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

The following story appeared in the May 3, 1997, editions of The Press of Atlantic City.



N.J. just graded its public schools from 0-100. Here's how every school scored.  NJ.com

New Jersey's latest school grades are out, giving parents in every community a snapshot of what the state thinks of their local schools. The state Department of ...



Atlantic City resident Shalanda Austin to be recognized with King award  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — City resident and local youth advocate Shalanda Austin will be honored Friday with the county's annual Community Spirit award during a Dr.



Top area swimmers to compete at CAL Individual Championships on Thursday  Press of Atlantic City

Most of the top area boys and girls swimmers will compete at the 21st annual Frank P. Forde Cape-Atlantic League Individual Swimming Championships at 4 ...



Stockton's College Bound program kicks off with classes for students, parents  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Shalon Blake plans to be the first person in her family to go to college.



PHOTOS from the 2018 Hackney girls swim meet at Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Katie McClintock of Mainland Regional, Colleen Renshaw of Millville and fres… Ocean City beats Woodstown in brotherly double dual.



GALLERY: A look back at the Battle by the Bay  Press of Atlantic City

The Battle by the Bay has been held each year since 1994. It annually features some of the state's and sometimes the country's most talented high school ...



The Top 40 Under 40 strut their stuff | Top 40 Under 40  Atlantic City Weekly

“There are only so many hours in the day.” We have all heard this statement, most often used as an excuse for why someone couldn't get something done.



Women's March brings resistance, unity to Atlantic City Boardwalk  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A wall of chanting women and men pounded along the Boardwalk just before noon Saturday to bring the resort's first Women's March and ...



Atlantic City man arrested on additional weapons charges  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A city man with three pending weapons cases was arrested Monday with a loaded handgun and an active warrant, police said.



REALE, VIRGINIA A "Ginny" (nee Damiano)  Press of Atlantic City

REALE, VIRGINIA A "Ginny" (nee Damiano), - 78, of Ventnor City, and formerly of Atlantic City, passed away peacefully, listening to her favorite Andre Bocelli ...



Casino gaming revenue up nearly 20 percent in December, nearly 8 percent for the year  Press of Atlantic City

Casino gaming revenue up 20 percent in December, nearly 8 percent for the year.



Techner, Simon "Sy"  Press of Atlantic City

Techner, Simon "Sy", - of Brigantine, passed away on January 11th. Born in pre-war Paris, France, Sy was about eight when he was affected by the war.



Arson suspected in pair of Atlantic City fires  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Two buildings caught fire within a half hour and a block of each other Saturday, and the city's fire chief suspects arson.



Voice of the People, Dec. 2, 2018 | Your View | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

ID card mandate doesn't help high school security. Atlantic City High School annually devises another arbitrary rule for students to follow, but this year, their ...



Hundreds celebrate Stan Bergman, support Stockton rowing  Press of Atlantic City

The local rowing community and other friends of Stockton University attended a fundraiser for the Ospreys' crew program Friday night in Atlantic City.



Around the Island Swim returns to A.C. in July  Press of Atlantic City

Green Whales Inc., has announced that the Atlantic City Around the Island Marathon Swim will return July 14.



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