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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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

Radio host and former Egg Harbor Township Mayor Bob Burns dies  Press of Atlantic City

Bob Burns was a mainstay of Atlantic County airwaves and Egg Harbor Township life.

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.

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 ...

Lowenstein, Dr. Edward H, M.D  Press of Atlantic City

Lowenstein, Dr. Edward H, M.D, - 69, of Seminole, Florida, passed away suddenly on Thursday November 29, 2018 at his home. Born in Trenton NJ, Ed grew up ...

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.

Eden, Frances Antoinette (nee Musarra)  Press of Atlantic City

Eden, Frances Antoinette (nee Musarra), - of Pleasantville, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2018. Frances was a first-generation Italian-American, born ...

Helping hands | |  Press of Atlantic City

This Thanksgiving you can give back by participating in these events: Warmth for Winter drive. The Ocean City Board of Realtors is collecting winter coats, boots ...

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Judge allows Valiante family suit against NJ attorney general to go forward  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A Superior Court judge has denied the New Jersey attorney general's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the office by the family of ...

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 ...

Atlantic City High School celebrates prom 2018 (PHOTOS)

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

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 ...

GALLERY: Atlantic City High School Graduation 2018 | Photo Galleries |  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 valedictorian speech  Press of Atlantic City

Good Morning. For those of you who don't know me, my name is Aliza Haider. Two weeks ago, I was asked to write this speech, which obviously means I wrote it ...

njbriefs | |  Press of Atlantic City

Health officials say they've identified two new cases of children infected with adenovirus at a Camden County pediatric health care facility. The Voorhees ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

AC High School Tweet | |  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 ...

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.

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.

Atlantic City recognized as advocacy groups push school breakfast  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Jackson Allen happily nibbled away at the chocolate muffin he chose for breakfast Tuesday morning as he chatted with friends in Jacquelyn ...

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 ...

Bob Derbyshire, part of local sports scene for decades, dies  Press of Atlantic City

Bob Derbyshire, a longtime figure in the local sports scene, died Monday morning, friends and former colleagues confirmed Tuesday.

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 ...

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?

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.

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.

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.

Who are the best high school athletes in the area since 2000?  Press of Atlantic City

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

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 ...

Miss America to award two scholarships to Atlantic City students  Press of Atlantic City

Two Atlantic City High School students are set to receive the first “Miss America Sisterhood Scholarship," the first official scholarship given to women not ...

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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

Pleasantville schools lay off 21 employees in face of $1.5M budget deficit  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — More than 20 school employees, including the director of facilities, lost their jobs as the school board attempted to mend a $1.5 million ...

Local teachers and support staff of the year to be recognized May 22  Press of Atlantic City

Seventy Atlantic County teachers and 48 educational services professionals will be recognized for their achievements in and dedication to education on May 22 ...

Atlantic City advances to South Jersey final  Press of Atlantic City

TOMS RIVER — Zion Teague first stepped on the court for the Atlantic City High School boys basketball team in January.

Atlantic City High student using yoga to raise funds for school in Africa  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Yoga is well known as a form of meditation and exercise. Now, one Atlantic City High School senior is using it to raise funds for students in.

Officials talk excessive force and police shootings in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Joseph McFadden's foot tapped the wooden stage in the Atlantic City High School auditorium Thursday night. His voice wavered as he ...

South Jersey school districts upgrading buildings in offseason  Press of Atlantic City

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A large tarp hangs over the facade of Pinelands Regional High School, where construction workers move about as they ...

County teachers of the year announced by state  Press of Atlantic City

Four area teachers were recognized this week as County Teachers of the Year, the New Jersey Department of Education announced.

Delaware team beats Atlantic City at Battle by the Bay  Press of Atlantic City

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — The Atlantic City High School basketball team threw an open alley-oop pass in the third quarter Friday night.

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.

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.

Pleasantville High School and Middle School | |  Press of Atlantic City

Pleasantville PD block entrances to Pleasantville HS & Middle School as K-9 units do a “precautionary search” of the buildings. No word from Police or school ...

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.

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 ...

School supply giveaway at end-of-summer celebration in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

A group of community members are partnering to provide free school supplies to Atlantic City children at an end-of-summer celebration Saturday.

What are South Jersey officials saying about the coastal storm?  Press of Atlantic City

Consider this a good prep for winter. The winds, the coastal flooding, the track. We're just without the snow (that'll come soon enough).

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.

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 ...

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.

Atlantic City girls tennis advances to quarterfinals | Tennis  Press of Atlantic City

Savannah Roberston defeated Cameron Durante 7-6 (9-7), 6-1, in first singles to lead No. 9 seed Atlantic City High School to a 3-2 victory against No. 8 Toms ...

UPDATE: Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, and Ocean school closings  Press of Atlantic City

South Jersey is gearing up for its fourth nor'easter since the month began, and local institutions are either closing or delaying their openings because of the ...

Steven Van Zandt to address 2018 NJ School Boards Workshop  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Public school officials will be treated to a free concert from Steven Van Zandt as part of this year's New Jersey School Boards Association ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Aliza Haider  Press of Atlantic City

Age: 18. High School: Atlantic City High School. Hometown: Brigantine. Your Morning Kickstart is delivered to your inbox 7 a.m. daily. Make sure you don't miss ...

Lower Cape May TEDx event grows to include more students  Press of Atlantic City

Katya Simonsen, a Lower Cape May Regional High School senior, does art well enough that she can sell her custom pieces, but she says the process of making ...

Atlantic City defeats P'ville in CAL semi  Press of Atlantic City

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Atlantic City High School senior forward Nah'Sir Morgan soared toward the basket against rival Pleasantville on Thursday night, the ...

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 ...

Ray Bethea Jr. scores 46 for A.C. in Battle by the Bay finale  Press of Atlantic City

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Ray Bethea Jr. fouled out in the fourth quarter of the Atlantic City High School boys basketball team's unexpected loss to Sanford of ...

What will Hurricane Michael bring to South Jersey?  Press of Atlantic City

Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, earlier Wednesday afternoon with 155 mph (250 kph) winds.

Atlantic City boys hold off Millville to reach S.J. semis  Press of Atlantic City

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic City High School basketball team turned a miscue into a game-changing opportunity Thursday night.

Pleasantville High School students get a chance at graduating with a college degree  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — Joining a growing list of school districts in the region, Pleasantville next year will offer high school students a chance at graduating with a ...

Miss America's Atlantic City liaison wants to see more community involvement  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — When it comes to strengthening the ties between the Miss America Competition and Atlantic City, Suzette Charles has lots of ideas.

New Jersey releases transgender student policy guidelines for schools  Press of Atlantic City

For more than a year, Egg Harbor Township teen Emily McGrath attended meetings encouraging her local board of education to pass a policy that would protect ...

GALLERY: Cape May County Technical High School 2018 graduation  Press of Atlantic City

Cape May County Technical High School held their graduation ceremonies, Tuesday June 19, 2018, inside the school auditorium.

Here's where to see fireworks this July 4  Press of Atlantic City

Looking for a way to spend Independence Day? South Jersey offers a variety of events to celebrate the holiday. Check them out here:

A.C. grad Brett Kennedy to make MLB debut Wednesday night  Press of Atlantic City

Brett Kennedy called his dad, Bernie, at about 4 p.m. Sunday.

GALLERY: High school soccer day at Stockton University  Press of Atlantic City

Stockton University held their annual preseason high school soccer tournament Aug. 25 and 26. The event featured a 16-team boys tournament and a 20-team ...

ERDMAN, PATRICK J.  Press of Atlantic City

ERDMAN, PATRICK J., - 74, of Ventnor, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly after a short illness, on September 29, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones.

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.

Gene Allen stands on the verge of Atlantic City basketball history  Press of Atlantic City

Gene Allen stands 17 wins away from becoming the winningest coach in Atlantic City High School boys basketball history.

Atlantic City High School celebrates prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

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.

Atlantic City man at the center of Yanny or Laurel debate  Press of Atlantic City

Jay Aubrey Jones, an Atlantic City native, is the man at the center of the recent Yanny or Laurel audio clip debate.

Miss America to make multiple South Jersey stops in April  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — You won't have to wait until September to spot the current Miss America back in South Jersey.

Perinatal experts look to train doulas for Atlantic City program  Press of Atlantic City

To combat high rates of infant and maternal mortality, especially among women and babies of color, South Jersey organizations are looking to train doulas to ...

2000 AAU players getting NCAA exposure at Atlantic City Jam Fest  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY— Even though it was a perfect beach day with sunny skies and temperatures reaching the high-80's, the atmosphere inside the Atlantic City ...

Despite deadly crash, data show students safest on school buses  Press of Atlantic City

In one day, Egg Harbor Township's fleet of 145 school buses makes 800 runs carrying thousands of children to and from school. In a year, the buses cover 1.2 ...

Garrett, Yvonne Inez "Bella"  Press of Atlantic City

Garrett, Yvonne Inez "Bella", - 84, of Egg Harbor Township, departed from this life for her heavenly home on Saturday, October 20, 2018, after a lengthy illness.

Bobb, Jeanne (Nana)  Press of Atlantic City

Bobb, Jeanne (Nana), - It is with great sadness that the family of Jeanne (Nana) Bobb announce her peaceful passing on September 19, at her home in ...

Atlantic City eyed for Arena Football League expansion  Press of Atlantic City

Professional sports franchises haven't fared well in Atlantic City in recent years.

Davenport, Eric Lee (Bambi)  Press of Atlantic City

Davenport, Eric Lee (Bambi), - 68, of Egg Harbor Township, was born on May 28, 1950 to the late Filbert and Yvonne Davenport, passed away on August 25, ...

Larocca, Thomas D.  Press of Atlantic City

Larocca, Thomas D. , - 82, of Absecon, (formerly of Atlantic City) passed away June 20, 2018. LaRocca, as he was fondly referred to, graduated from Atlantic City ...

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.

Braymes, Danyon "Chip"  Press of Atlantic City

Braymes, Danyon "Chip", - of West Palm Beach, FL and Atlantic City, passed away on November 2nd. Chip was born to Lois and Mark Braymes of Atlantic City.

A.C. Expressway accident halts traffic, debris litters lanes  Press of Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A building-materials company dump truck hit an overpass along the Atlantic City Expressway on Thursday, shutting off a portion of ...

Who are the top 10 NFL players from the area?  Press of Atlantic City

Tight end Mike Gesicki (Southern Regional High School), offensive lineman Jamil Demby (Vineland) and defensive tackle Abdullah Anderson (Absegami) will ...

Borgata owner donates $500,000 toward A.C. Boys & Girls Club  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City received a $500000 donation Thursday from the parent company of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, ...

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 ...

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