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ATLANTIC COUNTY NEWS

LATEST NEWS

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.

Veterans Museum Open To Visitors On Veterans Day, Local Scouts Place Flags

In observance of Veterans Day, the Atlantic County Veterans Museum will extend its normal hours of operation to be open on Monday, November 11, from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Atlantic City’s ‘Trunk or Treat’ Changes Locations Due to Potential Inclement Weather

Due to some potential inclement weather, the locations of Atlantic City's Oct. 31 "Trunk or Treat" event have been moved, according to a press release issued at 4:14 p.m. on Oct. 29.

Atlantic County SHIP Counselors Help With Medicare Open Enrollment

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.