The Route 54/40 Community Shuttle is a free and convenient mode of transport that connects Atlantic County residents with job opportunities and essential services. It serves the community by giving transit-dependent individuals and families access to their weekly and daily needs.
President Stephen Sweeney, assembly deputy speaker John Burzichelli, and assembly deputy parliamentarian Adam Taliaferro have called on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to investigate the project due to a number of unfulfilled promises from Orsted.
The Atlantic County Board of Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution on August 18 supporting County Executive Dennis Levinson’s request for Governor Murphy to lift the current restrictions on indoor dining and entertainment that are having a devastating economic impact on Atlantic County businesses.
The Atlantic County Animal Shelter will conduct free rabies vaccination clinics for dogs and cats. A canine clinic is scheduled for Sunday, August 23, and a feline clinic is scheduled for Sunday, August 30
Children and families have been impacted in a number of ways including loss of income, illness, and death on top isolation. The Atlantic County Juvenile/Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU) offers help to families who are experiencing serious difficulties in managing the behavior of children 10-17 years old for whom they are responsible.
Families who are experiencing serious difficulties in managing the behavior of children 10-17 years old for whom they are responsible can seek assistance through the Atlantic County Juvenile/Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU).
While the impact of the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus, recovery will require state and federal assistance, but, since the area has a strong reliance on casino gaming and tourism, the economies of Atlantic and Cape May counties will be disproportionately impacted, according to Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson.
Stockton University has “strongly encouraged” students not to return to campus after their extended their spring break until April 6 in order to help reduce the rate of transmission of the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to an announcement from the university.
More trees were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in 2012 than any storm on record according to experts. In an effort to repair the damage and create future forests, the Atlantic County government, along with other businesses and agencies, are offering county residents free tree seedlings.
Stockton Associate Professor of Sociology Christina Jackson will hold a discussion and book signing for the new book Black in America: The Paradox of the Color Line at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 in the Stockton University Campus Center bookstore.
A new film from writer/director Ian Barling (MFA in Directing from New York University) and cinematographer Anna Franquesa Solano (A24's THE FAREWELL) will be shooting their new short film, FRANCIS, in Atlantic City from February 13 through 18, and they are looking to cast several roles.
The Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March & Rally will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18, in Boardwalk Hall at 11:00 a.m. Due to concerns about severe weather and high winds, all the activities will take place inside the hall's Adrian Phillips Theatre. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m.
Atlantic County will commemorate the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by holding a food drive beginning Friday, January 17 through Friday, January 31 with the theme of “Feed the Dream to Fight Hunger.”
Atlantic County’s sixth case of rabies in 2019 was recently confirmed in a raccoon collected from a property in the 400 block of Highland Avenue in Galloway Township. The county’s previous 2019 rabies cases included two raccoons, two bats, and a skunk.
The Fifth Annual “Deck the Hall -- Festival of Trees” at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall hosted by Spectra and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Atlantic and Cape May Counties has generated $10,000 to benefit locally neglected and abused children this Holiday Season according to a press release.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist John F. Scarpa has pledged $8 million to the Stockton University Foundation that will target the university’s expansion of academic programs on the Atlantic City campus and a health service program on its main campus as well as creating an unrestricted fun for other needs at the university.
The William J. Hughes Center will hold small-group and community discussions about civility in our political conversations during the 2020 election year. Members of the public will be invited to participate in dialogue about how to reduce the hostility and polarization found in political talk today.
The students of Egg Harbor Township High School examine questions of morality, prejudice, and reasonable doubt in the classic legal drama 12 Angry Jurors from Thursday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 24. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
The Wake Up Project founder, Vincent Giardino of Mays Landing, recently presented a $3,000 check to representatives of the Stockton Foundation and the campus chapter of Active Minds to help support student mental health.
Counselors from Atlantic County’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) are available to review and assist Medicare plan beneficiaries in making informed choices about which plan is best suited to their needs and which programs could help save them money during the current open enrollment period.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is partnering with Atlantic County and the Atlantic County Economic Alliance to implement its aviation STEM program in area high schools, one of several cooperative economic development initiatives.
According to the John Brooks Center, the designated treatment provider for the Atlantic County jail, nearly 80% of addicts released from jail are rearrested compared to just 45% of those who received treatment.
The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine will collaborate through a federal grant to provide overdose prevention training for first responders across Atlantic County.
Mayor David Zappariello and Buena Borough Council are proud to announce that the Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, will be on display as the first of a series of events geared toward honoring the borough’s veterans.
The hearings will include comments from experts, including from leaders in labor unions, advocacy organizations, academia, community organizations, businesses, sexual violence service providers, and more. There will be open time for members of the public to speak.
The William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy and Stockton University’s Political Science Program will be partnering with Atlantic County to create internships for Stockton students within the county government.
Officials from the Atlantic County Office of Mosquito Control have announced that an evening aerial spray will happen on Wednesday, August 21 from 5 to 8 p.m., weather permitting in Galloway Township and Port Republic.
The Atlantic County Animal Shelter is wavering all adoption fees for a selection of pets that are ready for immediate adoption during Clear the Shelter Weekend, part of a regional “Clear the Shelters” event this weekend.
Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and State Athletic Control Board (SACB) Commissioner Larry Hazzard Sr. announced on Tuesday, July 30 that the Atlantic City Police Athletic League will be awarded a $65,000 grant for an after-school boxing program.
Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson has announced that the Atlantic County Economic Alliance (ACEA) was awarded $750,000 in federal funds from a USEDA i6 Challenge grant to help with aviation technology development in southern New Jersey.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe told an audience at Stockton University that the state is in need of a strategic plan for climate change addressing mitigation and resiliency across the entire state.
The Atlantic County Division of Public Health is asking county residents to complete a survey regarding physical recreational activities, community health problems, barriers to preventative services, child care issues, and even where to get fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Atlantic City Beach Patrol Benevolent Organization, with support of the City of Atlantic City, is hosting an inaugural fundraising event at Bader Field & the Bay in Atlantic City on Saturday, May 18th beginning at 12 p.m.