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Federal grant expands Stockton College Bound program targeting Atlantic City, Pleasantville  Press of Atlantic City

Stockton University will expand college accessibility for economically disadvantaged students through its College Bound program thanks to a renewed federal ...



Raco, Salvatore Dante | Obituaries | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Raco, Salvatore Dante, - 80, of Atlantic City, Born October 1st 1938, passed away on December 3rd 2018 at Delray Beach FL. Salvatore attended St. Michael's ...



The Press is collecting veterans' stories | Local News  Press of Atlantic City

Military *service* is among the most meaningful ways to protect American democracy. Generations of men and women form a core part of this nation's identity: ...



Rosenberg, Murray S.  Press of Atlantic City

Rosenberg, Murray S., - 77, of Tuckerton, and Atlantic City died peacefully at home surround by his family on Saturday, August 31st. Born on June 23, 1942, ...



Sinderbrand, David "Chip"  Press of Atlantic City

Sinderbrand, David "Chip", - of Margate, passed away suddenly on August 31. Chip possessed a beautiful and generous spirit. He was loved and respected by ...



Adams, Lawrence "LA"  Press of Atlantic City

Adams, Lawrence "LA", - 72, a loving son, brother, and uncle passed away at the age of 72 on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Larry was born on February 19, 1947,



Bentley, Jane E.  Press of Atlantic City

Bentley, Jane E., - 76, of Atlantic City, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at her residence surrounded by family. She was born in Atlantic City, NJ in 1943, ...



Hard Rock's Celebrate America Parade releases official schedule  Atlantic City Weekly

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has released the official schedule of floats, balloons, bands and everything else that will roll down the Boardwalk as part ...



Dolan, Zachary James  Press of Atlantic City

Dolan, Zachary James, - 37, of Atlantic City, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Zachary was born in Atlantic City. He was a graduate of ...



Sharpe, Alfreda P.  Press of Atlantic City

Sharpe , Alfreda P., - of Atlantic City, NJ went home to be with the Lord on August 31, 2019. Alfreda lovingly known as "Freda" was born in Winter Park,



Gale, Earl R.  Press of Atlantic City

Gale, Earl R., - 77, of Egg Harbor Twp., affectionately known as 'Snookie', passed away peacefully at Royal Suites Healthcare on August 10, 2019. He was born ...



Graham, Rosalie E. (Nee Acciavatti)  Press of Atlantic City

Graham , Rosalie E. (Nee Acciavatti), - 88, of Edgewater Park, Rosalie E. Graham (Acciavatti), a resident of Edgewater Park NJ, formerly of Willingboro NJ, ...



PHOTOS from Black Girl Beach Day at Chicken Bone Beach in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

The cover of a book about Chicken Bone Beach is reenacted at Black Girl Beach Day, on the beach near Missouri Avenue, once known as Chicken Bone Beach, ...



Harris, Todd F.  Press of Atlantic City

Harris, Todd F., - 56, of Atlantic City, departed this life peacefully and went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019. Todd, affectionately ...



Christine, George T., III  Press of Atlantic City

Christine, George T., III, - 83, of Brigantine, died on Monday, August 26, 2019. George was born in Upper Darby, Pa. George was a lifelong resident of Brigantine ...



Scholler, Sandra (née Rudolph) | Obituaries | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Scholler, Sandra (née Rudolph), - 78, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ passed away on August 21, 2019. Daughter of the late Charles and Sarah (née Softly) ...



'Black Girl Beach Day' at Atlantic City beach — Pictures and video  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

ATLANTIC CITY — Hundreds of black women Saturday spent the day on Chicken Bone Beach, once a segregated section of beach off Missouri Avenue in back ...



Gifford, Betty  Press of Atlantic City

Gifford, Betty, - 74, of Galloway, formerly of Brigantine, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Cooper hospital in Camden after a brief illness. Born in ...



Atlantic City High School Drops School Uniform Policy  CBS Philly

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) – A big change is coming to some students in Atlantic City when they head back to school next month. Atlantic City High School will ...



Community calendar | | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Events. Wednesday, Sept. 18. ANCESTRY RESEARCH: 3 to 4 p.m.; learn how to use the database to get started on your genealogy research; Cumberland ...



South Jersey Event Listing  Press of Atlantic City

'AROUND THE WORLD: JAMAICA': 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; open to all families in Atlantic County; enjoy learning fun facts about Jamaica; New Day Family Success ...



Atlantic City High School nixes school uniforms in favor of dress code  Press of Atlantic City

For the first time in over a decade, Atlantic City High School students this year will no longer be required to wear uniforms to school, according to a notice posted.



Atlantic City High School 2019 salutatorian speech  Press of Atlantic City

Good morning, the Board of Education, faculty and staff, distinguished guests, teachers, family, friends, and, last but certainly not the least, the Class of 2019!



GALLERY: Atlantic City High School prom 2019 | Prom Central  Press of Atlantic City

Atlantic City High School prom at Harrah's Atlantic City,



Atlantic City school board votes to switch principals amid tense meeting  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — What appeared to be a routine transfer of school administrators in the district Tuesday revealed a rift between two communities, as well as a ...



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 ...



Board approves AC principal switch despite opposition  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City High School will have a new principal next year after the school board approved the controversial transfer of La'Quetta Small ...



Atlantic City High School students register to vote  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Eighty-seven high school seniors registered to vote Friday as part of a joint effort between Atlantic City High School and the NAACP to ...



Atlantic City school board adopts budget with flat tax levy  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The city's school board approved the district's 2019-20 budget Tuesday, which increases spending by $5 million.



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: Autism Fun Day event at Atlantic City High School  Press of Atlantic City

Gentlemen of the Shore Motorcycle Club hosted its annual Autism Fun Day event for area children at Atlantic City HS. ACPD did a K9 demo, touch-a-truck with ...



Residents to protest vote Tuesday on AC principal switch  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Residents on Tuesday are expected to protest a vote by the local Board of Education that would swap the positions of two principals 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 ...



Hispanic Association Questions Transfer Of AC High School Principal  Route 40

The Hispanic Association of Atlantic County wants to know why the Atlantic City Board of Education plans to transfer the city's first Latina principal to an ...



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.



Mentors guide the next generation in Atlantic City  breakingac.com

Jodi Burroughs' footsteps echo in the empty halls as she walks to her office at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex in Atlantic City. The usually bustling ...



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.



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.



Absecon school board looks to leave Pleasantville for Absegami  Press of Atlantic City

ABSECON — Citing concerns about the quality and quantity of educational opportunities offered at Pleasantville High School, the Board of Education in ...



When baseball was Atlantic City's pastime  Press of Atlantic City

t's the middle of the third inning, and it's not looking good for Atlantic City High School. Absegami is leading nine to zip. A lone spectator in the visitor stands.



Brothers Over Bullies flag football tourney 'beautiful thing' for Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The turnout for Sunday's inaugural Brothers Over Bullies flag football event at Dolphins Field hardly surprised organizers Dayshawn ...



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.



Who are this year's Press of Atlantic City Young Leaders?  Press of Atlantic City

A panel of four independent judges selected 25 outstanding seniors. Each student will receive a small scholarship, as well as recognition in The Press and at ...



PHOTOS from Southern Regional High School 2019 prom | Prom Central  Press of Atlantic City

Southern Regional High School prom, at the Sheraton Convention Center Hotel, in Atlantic City, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (VERNON OGRODNEK / For The Press).



Mackenzie Smith  Press of Atlantic City

Age: 18. High School: Atlantic City. Your Morning Kickstart is delivered to your inbox 7 a.m. daily. Make sure you don't miss out on the latest in news, ...



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.



Art of Aging: Retired Atlantic City couple giving back to community  WPVI-TV

With retirement comes the challenge of reinventing yourself, but for one Atlantic City couple, the choice to continue to give back was an easy one.



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 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.



Three receive Avoda scholarships  Press of Atlantic City

For the past 92 years — with the exception of 1943 — Avoda has given awards to deserving Jewish high school graduating seniors from Atlantic and, more ...



Lee, Thomas "Butch"  Press of Atlantic City

Lee, Thomas "Butch", - 69, of Atlantic City, NJ Passed away Monday, August 12, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of Atlantic City. Butch was a graduate of ...



Ramsey, Michael S.  Press of Atlantic City

Ramsey, Michael S., - 64, of Pleasantville, passed away on June 30, 2019. Michael was born on May 21, 1955 to the late Lawrence Ramsey, Sr. and Delores E.



How one Atlantic City school is curbing chronic absenteeism  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Last year, Principal LaQuetta Small was presented with data showing her students were missing class at alarming rates, so over the summer ...



15-year-old girl killed in Atlantic City  breakingac.com

A teenage girl was fatally shot in Atlantic City on Thursday morning. Naimah Bell, 15, was found dead inside a recently vacated rental home in the 100 block of ...



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

The Master family is quite familiar with the pitching mound.



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 ...



Two impressive high school students spent summer researching chemistry at Stockton  Press of Atlantic City

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — A pair of Atlantic County high school students were selected as research apprentices this summer at Stockton University.



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 ...



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 ...



Claudine Smith is The Press Girls Track Athlete of the Year  Press of Atlantic City

Claudine Smith finished her high school track and field career at her best.



Atlantic City's Claudine Smith to run for Rutgers  Press of Atlantic City

Atlantic City High School senior track star Claudine Smith signed her national letter of to run for NCAA Division I Rutgers University on Thursday.



HUDGINS, EUGENE F.  Press of Atlantic City

HUDGINS, EUGENE F., - 67, of Galloway, beloved Husband, Father, Son, GrandFather, Brother, Uncle & Nephew, peacefully passed away on April 16th, 2019 ...



Stockton, A.C. Board of Education swap Carnegie Center for boathouse  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Stockton University will have a new home for its growing rowing program at the Atlantic City Boathouse in a property exchange for the ...



Horn, Kenneth  Press of Atlantic City

Horn, Kenneth, - 69, of Margate, and Aventura, FL. Born and raised in Margate, NJ, Ken was a graduate of Atlantic City High School and Rutgers University.



PHOTOS of Our Lady Star of the Sea School in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

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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.



PHOTOS from Egg Harbor Township High School 2019 prom  Press of Atlantic City

Egg Harbor Township High School students walk the red carpet for the start of their prom outside the school, Friday, June 7, 2019. (VERNON OGRODNEK / For ...



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.



Jackson, Carleton Alexander "Boo", Jr.  Press of Atlantic City

Jackson, Carleton Alexander "Boo", Jr., - 76, of Atlantic City, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus.



Stockton Atlantic City gets its first EOF students, and many are locals  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — In matching T-shirts, Justus Taylor and her mother, Natasha, wheeled luggage along Atlantic Avenue, up a wooden ramp and into the ...



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.



Lawrence, Frances  Press of Atlantic City

Lawrence, Frances, - 77, of Atlantic City, NJ was born on August 5, 1941, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She departed this life peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2019.



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

ATLANTIC CITY — Mike Epps takes his new role personally.



Home ownership key to Atlantic City success  Press of Atlantic City

Atlantic City Police Chief Henry White walks past the building he lived as a young police officer in the 1980s, at Carolina Village in Atlantic City, Friday, May 3, ...



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'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.



For volunteers, Atlantic City triathlon inspires  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — When Mike Gadzinksi crossed the finish line first Saturday morning at Kennedy Plaza after swimming, biking and running an exhaustive 29.9 ...



How walkable is Atlantic City?  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Dayshawn Reynolds doesn't own a car.



With sidewalk chalk, students tell peers, 'you're not alone'  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness,” “Be enough for yourself first, the rest of the world can wait,”



Thalia Lugo  Press of Atlantic City

Age: 17. High School: Atlantic City. Your Morning Kickstart is delivered to your inbox 7 a.m. daily. Make sure you don't miss out on the latest in news, ...



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 ...



15-year-old girl killed in Atlantic City remembered as 'comedian'  Press of Atlantic City

Sanai Macon, 15, had known Naimah Bell since they went to daycare together in Atlantic City.



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.



Swim for a cause | Just For Fun  Atlantic City Weekly

The inaugural Jim Whelan Open Water Festival will be held 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the Atlantic City High School Boathouse. The Festival, will honor ...



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.



Stockton holds naming ceremonies for places within AC Academic Center  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Two places within Stockton University's Academic Center were named Thursday after people who made significant contributions to the ...



Sless, Joan H.  Press of Atlantic City

Sless, Joan H., - 85 , of Margate, passed away quietly at home on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, with her family by her side. Joan was born in Atlantic City,



Spitalnick, David A. | Obituaries | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Spitalnick, David A., - 83, of Margate, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019. He was born in Atlantic City to the late Lillian and Theodore Spitalnick, A lifelong ...



India Day parade coming to Atlantic City Boardwalk Saturday  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — The South Jersey Indian Association on Saturday will hold its annual parade on the Boardwalk, followed by a carnival.



Glover, Bryant K. (Big B)  Press of Atlantic City

Glover, Bryant K. (Big B), - 50, of Egg Harbor Township, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He was born and raised in Atlantic City NJ and ...



Pleasantville school board meeting continues Tuesday with layoff vote  Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — The school board here will resume its meeting from last week with a vote on whether to cut at least 11 positions to balance its budget for ...



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.



Who won state track and field championships Saturday?  Press of Atlantic City

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - Claudine Smith did more than just win two state outdoor track and field championships Saturday afternoon. The Atlantic City High ...



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)  NJ.com

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



22 people charged in Atlantic City drug ring  Press of Atlantic City

A Pleasantville man is accused of leading a large-scale Atlantic City heroin-trafficking operation, the scale of which was revealed Thursday as 22 people were ...



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.



Mark, Vasser  Press of Atlantic City

Mark, Vasser, - 84, of Margate passed away on April 6, surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong resident of the Atlantic City area, Mark grew up in the south.



Collaboration brings free youth arts workshops to Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Seeking to fill a void in youth programming, Stockton University will host free art programs for city children this month through state and local ...



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.



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