Atlantic County Region

Free senior tax preparation help available

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 04, 2015 12:52 pm

The AARP offers free tax preparation assistance for low-and moderate income individuals age 60 and older. Seniors who need help filling out their federal and state income tax returns may call 609-407-2022 to schedule an appointment for the following locations and days:

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Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 15-Feb. 19

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 02, 2015 10:50 am

Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 15-Feb. 19 Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 15-Feb. 19 The following birth announcements were provided by Shore Medical Center in Somers Point.

Samantha and Joseph Slattery of Absecon welcomed a daughter, Isabella Lynn Slattery, Jan. 27.

Alba Cabrera Morilla of Pleasantville welcomed a son, Samuel Liam Cabrera, Jan. 28.

Erica Tomlinson and Jason Seago of Somers Point welcomed a daughter, Makenzey Harper Seago, Jan. 30.

Jennifer Garcia and Anthony Silverio of Egg Harbor welcomed a son, Sebastian Xavier Silverio, Jan. 30.

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Jersey Shore reps will head up new coastal caucus in Congress

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 24, 2015 03:58 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – New Jersey Congressmen Frank Pallone, Jr. and Frank LoBiondo joined with colleagues on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to launch the Congressional Coastal Communities Caucus, a bipartisan group designed to highlight the unique concerns of those that live, work, and do business along America’s coasts, according to LoBiondo’s office.

The lawmakers, who both represent parts of the Jersey Shore, will serve as co-chairmen of the caucus.

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Brown kicks off re-election campaign with Guardian’s endorsement

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Written by staff report Monday, February 16, 2015 03:28 pm

  Assemblyman Chris Brown speaks to supporters at the Irish Pub in Atlantic City Saturday as he declares his intent to run for another term. With Brown are his wife Christine and his three children Matt, Mallory, and Dan. Also pictured are Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian and Freeholder John Carman. Assemblyman Chris Brown speaks to supporters at the Irish Pub in Atlantic City Saturday as he declares his intent to run for another term. With Brown are his wife Christine and his three children Matt, Mallory, and Dan. Also pictured are Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian and Freeholder John Carman. ATLANTIC CITY – Assemblyman Chris Brown, R-Atlantic, received the endorsement of Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian as he formally announced his intention to seek re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly before a packed crowd at the Irish Pub in Atlantic City Saturday, Feb. 14. He intends to seek the Republican nomination at the party’s annual convention March 21.

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Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 28- Feb. 4

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 16, 2015 11:40 am

Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 28- Feb. 4 Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 28- Feb. 4 The following birth announcements were provided by Shore Medical Center in Somers Point.

Michelle Caso and Dino Fanzo of Brigantine welcomed a daughter, Mia Ann Fanzo, Jan. 29.

Christa Haye and Thomas Applegate of Mays Landing welcomed a daughter, Leah Jaime Applegate, Feb. 1.

Sherri and Scott Nutt of Egg Harbor Township welcomed a son, Blake Joseph Nutt. Feb. 3.

Read more: Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 28- Feb. 4

 

Atlantic County commended for its juvenile detention facility

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 12, 2015 01:54 pm

Harborfields, Atlantic County’s juvenile detention facility, received high praise from the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission following several visits to the facility in November 2014 as part of a programmatic evaluation, the county announced in a press release.

In a letter to the county, Interim Deputy Executive Director of Programs Robert Montalbano stated, “the facility’s positive culture remains the most noteworthy feature of the detention center. The staff members are respectful to the residents and provide a safe environment. The mail, telephone and visiting procedures encourage residents to maintain family contacts.”

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Kehoe named JCC gala honoree

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Tuesday, February 10, 2015 02:08 pm

From left are Katz JCC Chief Executive Officer Jack I. Fox, honoree James B. Kehoe, JCC chief Operating Officer Marg Mancuso and Gala event chairman and board Vice President Marc Neumann. From left are Katz JCC Chief Executive Officer Jack I. Fox, honoree James B. Kehoe, JCC chief Operating Officer Marg Mancuso and Gala event chairman and board Vice President Marc Neumann. MARGATE – James B. Kehoe, president of New Jersey Operations at Tonio Burgos and Associates Inc., will be recognized at the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center’s 2015 Gala 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton College in Atlantic City.

Kehoe will be recognized for his commitment to improving the Atlantic County community through public advocacy, economic development and charitable endeavors.

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Stockton looking for retired garment workers to interview

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 03:23 pm

GALLOWAY – Stockton is looking for retired garment workers from Hammonton, Vineland and the surrounding area, or their family members, to be interviewed for a graduate student project.

Lisa Cox, professor of social work at Stockton, will offer a graduate course this spring titled Aging: Advanced Practice, in which students will be paired with women or men who worked in the South Jersey garment industry.

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Man carrying loaded gun in backpack arrested trying to enter AC courthouse

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 02:17 pm

ATLANTIC CITY – A convicted felon was arrested on weapons and other charges Friday, Feb. 6 after he attempted to enter the Atlantic County Civil Courts Building with a gun in his backpack, authorities said.

James Boyd, 31, of Atlantic City, who was in a wheelchair, attempted to enter the courthouse from the Bacharach Boulevard entrance at about 11 a.m. for a scheduled court date relating to a family matter, according to reports.

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Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 8- Jan. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 11:03 am

Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 8- Jan. 28 Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 8- Jan. 28 The following birth announcements were provided by Shore Medical Center in Somers Point.

Jennifer Munoz and Jose Gomez of Ventnor welcomed a daughter, Brooklyn Skye Gomez, Jan. 8.

Laura and Brian Seckinger of Mays Landing welcomed a son, Jeremy Nathan Seckinger, Jan. 23.

Kathryn Hawk and Jason Dougherty, Sr. of Somers Point welcomed a daughter, Isabella Rose Dougherty, Jan. 24.

Crystal and Franklin Rodriguez, Jr. of Mays Landing welcomed a daughter, Savanna Nyree Rodriguez, Jan. 24.

Read more: Shore Medical Center birth announcements Jan. 8- Jan. 28

   

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