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Atlantic City man charged with sexual assault of child

MAYS LANDING -- An Atlantic City man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child over the course of several years, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced in a statement. After a monthlong investigation, Santos Blanco, 41, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated sexual ass

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 20:22:50

Atlantic City Boys & Girls club reopens Chelsea location

ATLANTIC CITY - For some residents and volunteers, Thursday was a day they could return home to a site that closed in 2014. The Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City reopened its long-shuttered, second location in Chelsea on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting and celebration at the two-story building by th

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 22:45:00

Atlantic City Electric rate hike not as high as feared

Atlantic City Electric customers will see their bills jump on Oct. 1, but not as much as the utility wanted. The state Board of Public Utilities on Friday approved a settlement with Atlantic City Electric to allow the utility to collect $43 million more in revenue to recover the cost of its infrastr

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-22 19:50:58

Education rally in Atlantic City calls for moratorium on charter schools, equitable funding for school districts

ATLANTIC CITY - Local and statewide activists gathered Friday night at the Dr. Martin Luther King School Complex for a rally in support of equitable school funding for struggling school districts around the state. The activists, part of the #WeChoose Campaign, called for a moratorium on building cha

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-23 00:41:00

Atlantic City watching Hurricane Maria after Jose damages beaches

ATLANTIC CITY - As city officials clean up and measure beach damage by Hurricane Jose, they are also watching the path of Hurricane Maria. Jose was down to a Category 1 storm and still hundreds of miles from New Jersey's coastline but still managed to cause flooding and beach erosion in South Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 16:04:00

State sells bonds for remaining Atlantic City casino tax appeals

The state has sold more than $68 million in bonds to cover tax appeal settlements with seven current and former Atlantic City casino properties. The bonds, which were sold on Wednesday, have a 4.1 percent interest rate, which state officials described as an "attractive" rate, according to a news rel

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 15:18:00

Linwood man joins guilty pleas in federal drug fraud investigation

CAMDEN - A Margate doctor pleaded guilty Friday morning to health benefits fraud in connection with the large-scale federal prescription drug fraud investigation. John Gaffney, of Linwood, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health-benefits fraud before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler. Gaffn

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-22 14:38:00

Stockton students hold unity rally, Kauffman arraignment set and more on Friday

Buy Now Stockton University's student take part in a Unity Rally at the Campus Center in response to some Alt right recruitment propaganda that was posted on campus Thursday Sept 21, 2017. (The Press of Atlantic City / Edward Lea Staff Photographer)Edward Lea / Staff Photographer Good morning, South

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-22 10:30:00

Keeper striped bass hard to find so far: Shep on Fishing

If you feel you have an active or inactive Print subscription with us, please click the "Click to verifty your account" button below. Buy Now There does not seem to be a lot of motivated fishers right now. A lineup of storms may have something to do with the malaise. The closing of summer flounder a

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-22 22:36:00

Rescued N.J. harbor seal on its way to N.Y. aquarium (PHOTOS)

BRIGANTINE -- A young male harbor seal rescued from Barnegat Light is officially on his way to his new home at the Aquarium of Niagara in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Officials from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center picked him up on April 8, and he has spent the past five months recovering at the center, lo

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 19:15:15

Margate screenwriter involved with two film projects this fall

Buy Now Scott Neustadter, seen near his family's home in Margate, has written several screenplays with his writing partner, Michael H. Weber, including '500 Days of Summer,' 'The Fault in Our Stars' and 'The Spectacular Now.' The pair's latest projects have them working with James Franco and Seth Ro

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

Egg Harbor Township police blotter, Sept. 3-11

Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law-enforcement agencies. All people named are presumed innocent unless proved guilty. Keith A. Galle, 45, of Glenside, Pennsylvania, was arrested Sept. 3 by Officer Jody London and charged with driving while intoxicated. C

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-22 16:00:00

Doc admits signing fake prescriptions as part of $25M state benefits scam

CAMDEN -- A New Jersey doctor faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting he helped bilk the state's health benefits programs and other insurers out of nearly $25 million by selling phony prescriptions. John Gaffney, 55, of Linwood, pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud before Judge R

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 18:34:53

Brigantine seeks accord on housing

BRIGANTINE - City Council's Sept. 20 meeting included a resolution addressing Brigantine's requirement to maintain compliance with the Affordable Housing Act, which is an offshoot of the federal government's Department of Housing and Urban Development. Brigantine Taxpayers Association President Anne

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-22 16:14:00

St. Thomas Church in Brigantine has a new pastor

Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan of the Camden Diocese formally installed Rev. Edward J. Maher as pastor of St. Thomas Church Saturday, Sept. 9. The bishop entered the church with Father Maher accompanied by an honor guard of the Knights of Columbus and several of the priest's friends. Father Maher took an

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Run for the Fallen remembers New Jersey's soldiers in Absecon, Galloway

ABSECON - Teams of runners scanned the state Friday as part of a four-day effort to remember New Jersey's fallen soldiers. The state's Run for the Fallen began Sept. 21 in Cape May and ended 188-miles later in Holmdel on Sept. 24. Teams of men and women ran across the state and stopped every mile or

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-22 15:25:00

Mainland Regional boys cross country wins Osprey Invitational

Buy Now The Mainland Regional cross country team celebrates its win at the Osprey Cross Country High School Invitational on Friday at Stockton University.Dan Heyman / Provided The Mainland Regional High School boys cross country team won the Osprey Cross Country High School Invitational on Friday. T

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-22 23:45:00

Next Rejoicing Spirits Service to Be Held Oct. 1

OCEAN CITY -- After a break for the summer, Rejoicing Spirits worship services return to St. John Lutheran Church, 10th & Central Avenue in Ocean City on Sun., Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. Rejoicing Spirits is an inclusive, meaningful Christian worship service that welcomes, embraces, and celebrates the gifts o

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-22 16:00:00

Now Hiring: Ocean City Police Seek Class 2 Special Officer

OCEAN CITY, NJ - The Ocean City Police Department is accepting applications for Class 2 Special Officers, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. Applicants must be able to pass a physical fitness assessment before being accepted into the police academy. They must also be able to att

PATCH - 2017-09-22 13:44:39

Learn more about Atlantic Cape Community College at open house Oct. 15

MAYS LANDING - Atlantic Cape Community College will provide information for those looking to earn their degree, begin a new career or enhance job skills at an open house 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the STEM Building on the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Attendees will have the opportun

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-22 17:25:00