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ATLANTIC COUNTY NEWS

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Atlantic County Sponsors ‘Feed the Dream to Fight Hunger’ To Honor Birthday of MLK

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.”

Sixth Rabies Case of 2019 Confirmed in Galloway Raccoon

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.

‘Deck the Hall’ Event Raises $10K For CASA Of Atlantic and Cape May Counties

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.

Construction Begins On Veterans Cemetery 20-Acre Expansion

The Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery has begun construction of the second phase of a 20-acre expansion according to a press release from the county.

Stockton University Receives $8 Million Gift, Largest In School History

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.

Marine Mammal Stranding Center Looks To #GivingTuesday For Funds To Save Sick Seals

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine is looking to raise $10,000 through the #GivingTuesday campaign to help rehabilitate injured and ill seals.

Atlantic County Awarded $485,000 For County Jail’s Opioid Treatment Facility

The Atlantic County jail will open a new in-house opioid treatment facility thanks to a $485,000 award according to officials.

Stockton Partnership Plans To Bring Civility Back To Political Conversations

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.

Egg Harbor Township High School Prepares for Stage Adaptation, ’12 Angry Jurors’

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.

Wake Up Project Donates $3K In Support Of Student Mental Health

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.