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Posted: March 23, 2015
Somers Point apartment fire under investigation

The cause of a Somers Point apartment fire that displaced 33 residents Sunday is under investigation by local and state fire officials, Fire Chief Frank Denan said today.

Posted: March 20, 2015
Frosty free treats for frosty start of spring

Every year Rita’s Italian Ice marks the first day of spring by offering free water ice. But Friday’s celebration had a twist.

Posted: March 16, 2015
Married Northfield native gets pope's nod for priesthood

James Thomas Wray, a native of Northfield and a 1977 graduate of Mainland Regional High School, is one of only about 80 married men in the U.S. to become a Catholic priest through Papal dispensation.

Posted: March 12, 2015
City council speaks out against proposed cuts at Linwood schools

Instead of cutting a wrestling program at Linwood’s middle school and eliminating other assistant coaching positions, members of Linwood City Council asked school officials Wednesday to consider finding volunteers for those roles.

Posted: March 11, 2015
Linwood seeks commercial ratables at New Road site

Linwood officials are hoping a vacant plot of land on New Road can bring more ratables to the city under an amended redevelopment plan City Council approved Wednesday night.

Posted: March 11, 2015
New Jersey court: Judges will take over housing enforcement

New Jersey’s top court ruled Tuesday that judges should take over the enforcement of state affordable-housing requirements because the state government under Gov. Chris Christie and his predecessors has failed to do it.

Posted: March 11, 2015
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Posted: March 11, 2015
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Posted: March 11, 2015
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Posted: March 11, 2015
Mainland Regional gets fourth straight forensics title

Mainland Regional High School Forensics Team co-advisor Becky Sannino says she can't pin-point the exact reason why the school's award-winning Forensics Team is so successful, but they plan to keep following their winning strategy.

Posted: March 10, 2015
Northfield introduces $13.14 million budget

NORTHFIELD — City Council introduced a $13.14 million city budget tonight, with 2.31 percent more to be raised by local taxation, from $7.81 million last year to $7.99 million this year.

Posted: March 08, 2015
Everyone Has a Story: Birding made easy for kids in new Stockton short course

When she talks to kids about bird-watching, nothing gets their attention like telling them birds are living dinosaurs, said Susan Puder, of Barnegat Township.

Posted: March 06, 2015
Point's Gateway Theater gets $400,000 grant, can open next year

SOMERS POINT— The Gateway Playhouse on Bay Avenue, closed since 2006 for renovations too expensive to complete, now has the funds it needs to open next year.

Posted: March 06, 2015
Cafero challenging Atlantic County surrogate for GOP nod

Egg Harbor Township Committeeman Joe Cafero, 58, a Republican, is challenging incumbent Atlantic County Surrogate James Curcio for the GOP nomination this year.

Posted: March 05, 2015
Parents, teachers, students beg to save Linwood school programs

LINWOOD — More than 120 parents, teachers and even a few students came to the Linwood school board meeting Wednesday night asking members to reconsider proposed budget cuts that would eliminate the wrestling program, assistant band director, a speech therapist and the Belhaven School librarian.

Posted: March 05, 2015
Interchange 41 opening delayed again

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP- The opening of the new Garden State Parkway ramps at the interchange at exit 41 to Jimmie Leeds Road has been delayed again.

Posted: March 04, 2015
Former Press of Atlantic City publisher dies

Robert M. McCormick III, whose long career in newspapers included serving six years as publisher of The Press of Atlantic City before his retirement in 2000, has died.

Posted: March 04, 2015
Atlantic County tax increase bigger than planned

Atlantic County’s property values declined about 6.2 percent in the last year, largely driven by Atlantic City’s continuing fall, so the county tax rate will increase more than anticipated.

Posted: March 03, 2015
Waldor Orchids show off at Philadelphia's Flower Show

Rain, snow and ice. Though we’ve entered March, it doesn’t look like the weather will be forgiving anytime soon. But while spring may still be a few weeks away, the smells and colors of the warmer season are much closer.

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