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UPDATE: Wounded Warrior Parade

The Wounded Warrior Parade scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 is a “GO.” According to an American Legion organizer, the weather will cooperate. Residents are asked to line the parade route on Dorset Avenue in Ventnor and Atlantic Avenue through Ventnor, Margate and Longport to welcome this year’s honoree, U.S. Army Read more…

By Nanette LoBiondo Galloway, ago
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1,044 Police officers start training to reduce use of force

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic County’s 1,044 law enforcement officers Sept. 21 began ICAT (Integrating Communication, Assessment, and Tactics) and ABLE (Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement) training, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The ICAT and ABLE training is mandated by the NJ Attorney General’s Office for the implementation of Read more…

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Longport participates in International Coastal Cleanup Day

LONGPORT – Sustainable Longport, the borough’s green team, participated in The Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, Sept. 18, joining thousands of volunteers from around the country and the world to clean up rivers, lakes, streams, bays and oceans. The Atlantic County Utilities Authority helped by supplying volunteers with Read more…

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Margate Realtors® help distribute 6,390 filled backpacks to students

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach, Realtors® and the Trident Group’s Fox & Roach/Trident Charities’ 16th annual “Ready for Learning” backpack challenge donated $115,625 to provide 6,390 filled backpacks to students. Sales associates from the Margate, Northfield, Brigantine, Ocean City, Sea Isle City and Avalon offices contributed to the Read more…

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State seeks nominees for ‘Environmental Excellence’ awards

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection is accepting nominations in a broad range of categories for the annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards to recognize community leadership and accomplishments in protecting New Jersey’s land, air, water and natural resources, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced Monday. The annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Read more…

By Nanette LoBiondo Galloway, ago