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ATLANTIC COUNTY NEWS

LATEST NEWS

Area Economic Recovery Needs Are Unique From Others Says Atlantic County Exec

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.

Atlantic County Officials Prepare For COVID-19 Closure Impacts On Businesses

Atlantic County is preparing to assist the many local businesses that will be severely impacted by the mandated, long-term closures necessary to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Atlantic County Family Success Centers Close But Remain Accessible To Area Families

The Hammonton, New Day and Inland Family Success Centers will be closed as a precautionary measure regarding COVID-19 until further notice the centers have announced.

Stockton Students ‘Encouraged’ To Continue Studies From Home After Spring Break

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.

Free Tree Seedlings Available To Atlantic County Residents

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 University Begins New Institute For Lifelong Learning

Stockton University has announced its new Stockton Institute for Lifelong Learning (SILL) recently that will offer short non-credit academic classes to the general public.

Atlantic County Complete Count Committee Educates Public On Importance Of Census 2020

U.S. residents are only about a month away from receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census, and the Atlantic County Complete Count Committee wants to make sure residents make it count.

Stockton to Host Book Signing for ‘Black in America: The Paradox of the Color Line’

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.

Stockton Chosen To Host ‘Truth, Racial Health & Transformation Center’

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has chosen Stockton University as one of 13 new institutions to host a Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Center.

New Short Film To Be Shot In Atlantic City Looking For Actors

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.