The most difficult challenge for governments and social services agencies these days might be helping people whose lives have been hijacked by addiction or mental illness -- and often both. Coordinated, evolving multiple approaches are needed, and South Jersey officials, law enforcers and ca…
ATLANTIC CITY — On a night of competition, the end goal was bringing the community together, and the city's recreation division felt it accomplished that Thursday night with the 2022 Holiday 3-Point Showcase at Dr. Martin Luther King School Complex.
BUENA — The Borough Council tabled an ordinance Wednesday that would dissolve Buena Fire District No. 2 — an autonomous entity that governs local firefighting efforts — and replace it with a Buena Fire Department controlled directly by the borough government.
Coach Humberto Ayala of the Millville High School football team wanted quarterback Jacob Zamot to do two things when he arrived as a freshman: Wait and listen.
Here’s an update of the COVID-19 numbers in the state.
Believe it or not, an iconic part of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is closing soon. The Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! museum will close on Dec. 31 after more than 26 years of tempting Boardwalk strollers with oddities including shrunken heads, mutant animals and models of unbelievably tall or sh…
BRIGANTINE — The city lacks adequate policies and procedures when it comes to the oversight of sick time, overtime, comp time and nepotism, according to an audit issued by the Office of the State Comptroller on Thursday.
ATLANTIC CITY — Rick Ross, Limp Bizkit, Steve Aoki and Yung Gravy are some of the acts that will perform at the Bamboozle Music Festival when it comes to the resort next spring.
For the first time in New Jersey history, high school football will crown a state champion. The Group IV final between Millville and Northern Highlights will take place Saturday evening at SHI Stadium at Rutgers University. Joe Martucci and Mike McGarry are on the turf to preview the game, a…
Millville was there at the start of the high school football playoffs, winning a South Jersey title in 1975.
ATLANTIC CITY — City department directors were all at the second biweekly CitiStat meeting Wednesday, where the city released data showing 88 problems reported in the past two weeks and what has been done about them.
Happy climatological winter. The coldest three months of the year begin Thursday, and planet Earth will certainly do its part to make it feel like winter. Wind chills stay below freezing most of the day, but we’ll get milder Friday.
The nonprofit, nonpartisan Tax Foundation should consider retiring the title New Jersey has owned for more than a decade and a half -- Worst Business Tax Climate in the Nation. Other tax-and-spend states have lost hope of achieving this dishonor.
ATLANTIC CITY — Police are looking for information after two men were shot Wednesday afternoon.
NORTH WILDWOOD — Police say there were no injuries when a large dump truck slammed into a wooden utility pole on West Spruce Avenue about 8 a.m. Wednesday.
The rain is out and the potential for damaging winds is over. The top gust was 42 mph, Meteorologist Joe Martucci says. However it'll stay breezy Wednesday night as cold, crisp air rushes in. Joe shows how low temperatures will go.
The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is being directed to find an outside vendor to manage New Jersey’s three veterans homes, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday.
Kevin Smith could have predicted it.
NORTH WILDWOOD — About 25 people stood across from the Margaret Mace School on Wednesday morning in a gray drizzle, calling for more action from the school against bullying.
Four seasons, three ways to define them.
Here’s an update of the COVID-19 numbers in the state.
BRIGANTINE — In response to recent local and national acts of antisemitism, the city will host an anti-hate program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Brigantine Community School.
After sweating through record warmth in early November, the cold snapped on Nov. 14 and we said goodbye to shorts for the rest of 2022. Meteorologist Joe Martucci talks to Dave Robinson, New Jersey's State Climatologist, about what will be the top 10-15 warmest November on record. The duo al…
Two Atlantic City men have been indicted on murder and weapons charges in the death of a Philadelphia man, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday.
A state program that helps monitor opioid use for patients is getting $1.4 million in grant funding to support its operation, New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin said Wednesday.
New Jersey high school football history will be made this weekend.
A retired Atlantic City police officer fatally shot his ex-girlfriend before turning the gun on himself, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday night.
UPPER TOWNSHIP — Flood and fire are among the primary concerns for the township in a warming world, according to a consultant working on an assessment of the township’s vulnerability to climate change.
Congress is stepping into a labor dispute, the House will next take up a same-sex marriage bill and Stewart Rhodes has been convicted of seditious conspiracy. Those stories and more on our daily podcast.
Ocean City First Night is seeking volunteers to assist at various venues during the family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration Dec. 31.
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From its Camden headquarters, Hopeworks has trained and found jobs for 1,000 web designers, GIS analysts and other budding professionals — most of them young people of color — since 2000.
Actress Christy Altomare talks about what it’s like to play a Disney princess in “Disney Princesses” coming to the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre this weekend.
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