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Expungement seminar Thursday in Atlantic City

“Imagine the worst thing you have ever done,” Jill Houck, the Operations Division Manager for the Atlantic County vicinage, said. “Now imagine having to write this incident down every time you apply for a job, apply for a mortgage, apply for housing, apply to be a volunteer. This is what someone wit

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-10-17 16:09:00

Sprucing up Uptown Park in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (WPVI) --T.D. Bank employees spent Tuesday morning sprucing up Uptown Park in Atlantic City.They planted 45 trees thanks to the New Jersey Tree Foundation.The new trees will add much needed shade to this busy community park on the 400 block of Melrose Avenue.Report a Typo

6ABC.COM - 2018-10-16 21:38:15

PHOTOS of the Atlantic City Dolphins' new scoreboard and field house

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ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-10-16 23:49:00

Deadly gang next door: MS-13 brings violence, drugs to your NJ suburb

Living a couple blocks from the Long Branch train station, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz – also known as “Reaper” – was accused of trafficking heroin and ordering a murder in his role as the MS-13 “regional director for the east coast,” according to a New York court document.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-16 10:42:00

Stockton University Students Mentoring Atlantic City Students Through Fishing

“So it gets them engaged and hopefully inspired to enjoy this type of stuff,” said Adam Aguiar, a biology professor at Stockton University.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-16 18:37:22

Atlantic City fugitive arrested in Massachusetts

Courtney Tiggett, 35, who was indicted in March, was arrested without incident on Oct. 4 in Fall River, Massachusetts, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said in a statement.


CRDA hires grocery store consultant for Atlantic City

During Tuesday's public meeting, CRDA approved a contract with grocery store development consultant Uplift Solutions Inc. The awarded contract is for one year and for an amount not to exceed $157,500.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-10-17 20:15:00

Swanky Jersey Shore resort to close for $17M renovation. Here's a sneak peek

The Jersey Shoreresort-turned-dorm, thenturned back into a full posh hotel, will undergo a major renovation under its new ownership in the coming months.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-17 09:15:00

ACIT, Atlantic City Electric launches $6.5-million education program

“This learning will be expanded more towards the utilities. We currently do a lot of residential wiring, and conduit bending for commercial but this will broaden their understanding of the linemen work.” said Susan Hetzel, Electrical Instructor of ACIT.


Atlantic City market: 'very healthy' or 'cannibalized' after new casino openings?

Bob Ambrose, an adjunct professor of casino management at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a gaming industry consultant, said a new competitive environment has been created with the new companies that want a stake in the Atlantic City model moving forward.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-10-15 22:30:00

Volunteers needed for Ducktown neighborhood cleanup

Ocean Community Economic Action Now Inc. got an $85,000 grant to create the plan, and officials have said one should be finished by next March.


Police say man drove into bridge after robbing liquor store

BRIDGETON - A city man smashed his way into a liquor store, made off with bottles of alcohol and cartons of menthol cigarettes and then led police on a brief chase before driving his car into a bridge, police said.


Man, 23, shot multiple times, robbed at Dover Inn

Officers were called about 7:35 p.m. Sunday to the Inn in the 400 block of North DuPont Highway after unknown people forced their way into a room and shot the man inside, said Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman, a spokesman with the police department.


Support Samantha Kiley and Laura Vadell in 'Dancing Under the Atlantic City Stars'

Are you ready for the one of the most fun, entertaining — and charitable — evenings of the year?


Contractor, wife who preyed on Hurricane Sandy victims sentenced for $1.4M scam

Jeffrey Colmyer, 43, and his wife Tiffany Cimino, 35, of Little Egg Harbor, used money intended for Sandy relief to gamble and buy luxury items while the homes they were hired to fix remained in disrepair, authorities said.


Junior surfers hit Atlantic City contest with Olympics in mind

"Now that surfing is an Olympic sport, it definitely adds to the significance of these events," USA Surfing President and Prime Series Co-Founder Andrea Swayne said Sunday. "Being a member of the junior team now equates to training for the Olympics."


3 arrested in A.C. on drug, weapons charges

At 1:05 p.m., Officers Joseph Kelly and Matthew Stollenwerk responded to complaints from citizens and merchants about a group of people loitering and possibly selling or in possession of drugs in the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue, police said.


Atlantic City Electric to announce workforce development program

Atlantic City Electric, as part of its merger with Exelon, is funding a $6.5 million initiative to expand training programs to help fill future energy jobs across the state, according to a news release.


Company owned by Atlantic freeholder Frank Formica sued over injuries at bakery

Formica, a Republican who is running for re-election this year, said his Democratic opponents are using two tragic incidents as political fodder less than a month before the election.


Atlantic City K9 cop linked to $4.5M in settlements indicted by feds

Sterling K. Wheaten, 34, of Mays Landing, was charged with one count of violating an individual's civil rights and one count falsifying a record after he allegedly instructed his K9 to bite a man under arrest without warning and then falsified the police report, said Matthew Reilley, a spokesman for