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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 ...



Baranski, Marilyn Sacco  Press of Atlantic City

Baranski, Marilyn Sacco, - 84, of Linwood, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Friday, February 1, 2019. She was born on November 11, 1934 in ...



JONES, JR., LAMONT ROBERT  Press of Atlantic City

JONES, JR., LAMONT ROBERT, - 76, of Atlantic City, departed this earthly life on Thursday ~ January 3rd, 2019. He was born on June 5th, 1942, in Atlantic City, ...



Bown, Mary Margaret (nee Meck)  Press of Atlantic City

Bown , Mary Margaret (nee Meck), - 73, of Galloway, passed away at home after a long illness surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 3, 2019. She was ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Boys Basketball: Weekend showcase schedule  NJ.com

FRIDAY, FEB. 1. Battle by the Bay At Atlantic City High School Sanford (Del.) vs. St. Benedict Prep, 6. Atlantic City vs. St. Augustine, 7:30. Holy Cross Prep ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Social media reacts to the ouster of Gene Allen as Atlantic City head coach  Press of 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 Vikings.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



10. Atlantic City High School boys basketball | | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

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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.



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 ...



Judge confirms reinstatement of Gene Allen as AC basketball coach  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Gene Allen will coach the Atlantic City High School boys basketball team in 2018-19.



"Around the Island Marathon" becomes the longest race in the GSS!  Global Swim Series

The Inaugural Jim Whelan Open Water Festival will be held on July 14, 2019 in Atlantic City, NJ by Green Whales Inc. to honor the late Jim Whelan and to ...



Holy Spirit spoils Atlantic City's re-debut of gym  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The Atlantic High School boys basketball team returned home Wednesday 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.



Ex-Atlantic City basketball coach Gene Allen sues to get job back  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Gene Allen, the former Atlantic City boys basketball coach who was removed from his position last week, filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to ...



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.



Atlantic City's class of 1950 gives leftover funds in scholarships  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Walking past groups of children playing at the Boys & Girls Club summer camp Wednesday afternoon was a group of 85- and 86-year-olds ...



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 ...



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 ...



Giles Washington, Annie Marie  Press of Atlantic City

Giles Washington, Annie Marie, - 79, of Atlantic City, was born to Annie Lou and Samuel R. Giles on June 15, 1939, in Danville, Virginia. She passed away ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Atlantic City Crew coach Cress pulling double duty  Press of Atlantic City

Brad Cress is eager to start practice the moment he pulls up to the Atlantic City boathouse.



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 ...



Charter school operators hopeful state tour will help their cause  Press of Atlantic City

Brian McGuire said he is hopeful the Department of Education's charter school review will be positive for both his institution and schools statewide.



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 ...



Who are the best South Jersey High School Athletes since 2000? Let debate being  Press of Atlantic City

This debate has raged on for decades: Who is the best athlete at a particular school?



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.



Former Holy Spirit standout is new Atlantic City football coach  Press of Atlantic City

Leo Hamlett once played quarterback for Atlantic City High School's biggest rival.



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 ...



McClintock, Renshaw, Fox each win two at Hackney Meet  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Katie McClintock of Mainland Regional, Colleen Renshaw of Millville and freshman Megan Fox of Atlantic City were each double-winners ...



Ocean City joins South Jersey high schools eliminating class rank  Press of Atlantic City

OCEAN CITY — More students in South Jersey will no longer be compared to their peers by grade point average as some districts move to eliminate class rank, ...



PHOTOS: 2019 Seagull Classic, AC vs. Middle girls | Sports Galleries | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

ABSECON — The Atlantic City High School girls basketball team began Friday in search of a wi… More information. PHOTOS from the Special Olympics Winter ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Millville shuts out Atlantic City in season opener  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The Millville High School boys soccer team opened its season Wednesday with intensity, making a statement that it's ready to compete.



Pettus, Danie Howreese  Press of Atlantic City

Pettus, Danie Howreese, - 20, (Pop Pops, Dan, D-$urf) Left this world to be with his heavenly father as the result of a tragic car accident that happened on ...



AC High School Tweet | | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Students at Atlantic City High School were scheduled to take part in the 17 minute walkout for #enough. Shortly before 10 AM the school was put on lockdown for ...



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.



CORNELIUS, CARL ANTHONY  Press of Atlantic City

CORNELIUS, CARL ANTHONY, - 58, of Atlantic City, Departed this life on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at Philadelphia Veteran's Hospital. Carl was an ...



Atlantic City field hockey upsets Millville in first round of playoffs  Press of Atlantic City

MILLVILLE— Being seniors, Alana Sanchez, Catherine Agostini and Gavi Jacobson were determined to ensure their final season continued Monday.



Mento and Attanasi selected to lead Hammonton school board  Press of Atlantic City

HAMMONTON — Sam Mento III and Thomas Attanasi will continue to lead the local Board of Education, the county executive superintendent decided after board ...



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.



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.



Sandy Hook Promise to train NJ students on gun violence prevention: Education briefs  Press of Atlantic City

Thousands of students in 84 school districts in New Jersey will receive training in preventing gun violence from the Sandy Hook Promise organization thanks to ...



Sneak peek inside the new Stockton Atlantic City campus  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Paint is still going up on the walls, and desks and furniture are being delivered each day as the countdown nears to the opening of Stockton ...



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.



MILANO, JOSEPH C.  Press of Atlantic City

MILANO, JOSEPH C., - 93, of Atlantic City, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 14, 2018. Born May 18, 1925, he lived in Atlantic City all of his.



The Mayor and the F.B.I. Raid: Atlantic City Is Stained Once Again  The New York Times

Frank M. Gilliam Jr. pledged to be the mayor who helped usher the city into a “new era.” Then came a visit from the F.B.I. and the familiar accusations of ...



CHARMAN, LAMONT F  Press of Atlantic City

CHARMAN, LAMONT F, - 72, of ATLANTIC CITY, Passed away at home on Wednesday, November 28th after a long illness. He was born on October 2nd, 1946 ...



Smith, Mary Catherine  Press of Atlantic City

Smith, Mary Catherine, - 91, of Absecon, was born May 13, 1927 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, daughter of William and Marie Pentony. She attended Our Lady ...



Former area high school football players competed in college this weekend  Press of Atlantic City

A look at how local players did in their college games Saturday:



Egg Harbor Township school board continues deliberations to fill vacancy  Press of Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The local school board has two more months to decide who will fill a vacancy on the board after failing to pick a candidate this ...



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

ATLANTIC CITY — Mike Epps takes his new role personally.



Clegg, LaVerne C. "Sissy"  Press of Atlantic City

Clegg, LaVerne C. "Sissy", - 77, of Pleasantville, was born on November 22, 1941, in Atlantic City, to Mary M. (Howard) and Albert E. Thomas. She departed this ...



King, Frances H.  Press of Atlantic City

King , Frances H. , - 89, of Pleasantville, passed peacefully at home with her family by her side on Saturday November 17, 2018. She was born in Atlantic City.



2018 was a great year for boxing, MMA in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

Local combative sports got off the canvas in 2018. Professional boxing and mixed martial arts both enjoyed a resurgence in Atlantic City, combining to stage 21 ...



Atlantic City High physics students build and test catapults with help from Leidos engineers  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Every day, engineers work to solve real-world problems in fields ranging from the environment to technology to infrastructure. But for students ...



DiGiovanni, Pasquale Charles "Charlie" | Obituaries  Press of Atlantic City

DiGiovanni, Pasquale Charles "Charlie", - 97, of Ventnor, while surrounded by his loving family, peacefully passed away in Galloway NJ on January 5, 2019.



Atlantic City High School's Class of 2017 graduation (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

Check out our photo gallery of the high school's graduating seniors, and be sure to look through our complete graduation coverage at nj.com/graduation.



Hard Rock donates musical instruments to Atlantic City schools  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — On a small stage set up outside the Hard Rock Live arena, a faux Christmas tree was decorated with dozens of shiny new clarinets, flutes ...



Voice of the People, Aug. 5, 2018 | Your View | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

A.C. High School needs cost-effective security. School is quickly approaching, and along with it comes the debate over how to spend the limited funds of the ...



College basketball returns to Boardwalk Hall  Press of Atlantic City

The college basketball drought in Atlantic City is over.



Funeral set for barbershop owner 'Sonny' Lea, an Atlantic City staple  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — As a teenager, Jimmy Bair knew he could play basketball, but he did not have a father at home to give him that outside affirmation, to tell.



Thomas Kelly steps down as Atlantic City football coach  Press of Atlantic City

The Atlantic City High School football team rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Absegami 34-30 in a regular-season game Nov. 17, 2012.



Hundreds pay respects to Atlantic City boxer  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The city has produced two world boxing champions in Bruce Seldon and the late Leavander Johnson.



Stockton Receives State Grant to Establish College Bound Program at A.C. Campus  SNJTODAY

Stockton University has been awarded a state grant to establish a College Bound Program based at the new Atlantic City campus starting in early 2019.



Jackson, Lori S. (DuCote)  Press of Atlantic City

Jackson, Lori S. (DuCote), - 55, of Atlantic City, passed away unexpectedly at AtlantiCare Regional Med Ctr. (City Division), on December 3rd, 2018, with her ...



Marchel, Lois A.  Press of Atlantic City

Marchel, Lois A., - 87, of Margate, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018. She was born in Atlantic City and raised in Ventnor, NJ by Harry and Florence ...



Atlantic City High student projects promote involved citizenship  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Nabil Chowdhury and his classmates saw a problem with the cleanliness and safety of the bathrooms at Atlantic City High School and, ...



Atlantic City High School celebrates prom 2017 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

ATLANTIC CITY -- Students from Atlantic City High School celebrated their 2017 prom on Thursday night as they arrived in style at Bally's Atlantic City.



Stockton picks ACHS grad John Bancheri as new rowing coach  Press of Atlantic City

Stockton University's national search for a crew coach ended in Atlantic City.



Miss America Cara Mund opens up: 'It's been a tough year'  Press of Atlantic City

ABSECON — When Miss America Cara Mund arrived at her latest South Jersey appearance Thursday, event staff asked her multiple times whether she needed ...



Pleasantville school board meeting canceled again due to lack of quorum  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — For the third time since July, the Pleasantville Board of Education failed to reach a quorum for its regularly scheduled meeting.



Quigley, Ronald "Tweety"  Press of Atlantic City

Quigley, Ronald "Tweety", - 75, of Linwood, NJ entered into rest on Sunday, November 4, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was ...



New Jersey high school graduation rate continues to climb  Press of Atlantic City

For the sixth year in a row, the number of students graduating from high school in New Jersey has grown.



Miss America Organization awards scholarships to 2 ACHS grads  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — History was made Wednesday morning in front of the bronze Miss America statue on the Boardwalk.



South Jersey schools participate in national #Enough walkouts  Press of Atlantic City

Some focused on school security, others on mental health and some on gun control, but for the students who participated in demonstrations Wednesday, the ...



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.



PETTUS, MARY H.  Press of Atlantic City

PETTUS , MARY H., - of Atlantic City, Mary was born in Strait West Virginia then raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She attended Atlantic City High School then ...



N.J. colleges aim to keep up with student mental health demands  Press of Atlantic City

To meet a significantly rising demand and need for mental health services among students, New Jersey colleges and universities have implemented solutions ...



Atlantic City baseball unlikely in 2019  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Negotiations to bring baseball back to Surf Stadium are continuing, but the prospect of seeing a team on the field next summer is unlikely.



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