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ATLANTIC COUNTY NEWS

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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.

Atlantic City to Host N.J.’s Women’s March with Theme ‘Together We RISE’

The Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March & Rally will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18, in Boardwalk Hall at 11:00 a.m. Due to concerns about severe weather and high winds, all the activities will take place inside the hall's Adrian Phillips Theatre. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m.

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.