Atlantic County Region

Atlantic Cape to Offer Course in Unmanned Aerial Systems This Fall

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:45 am

MAYS LANDING—Atlantic Cape Community College will offer Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems this fall through its Aviation Studies program for those interested in learning about the emerging field of non-piloted aircraft.

The course will cover:

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ACBCA announces clothing drive

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 27, 2014 02:18 pm

ATLANTIC CITY – The Atlantic City Business and Community Association is asking for clothing donations for men in dire need of them.

Sneakers, black work shoes, jeans, and black and khaki work pants are being accepted at Miss Audrey’s Human Connection, 1637 Atlantic Ave in Atlantic City. Shoe sizes 9 and up are needed as well as pants sizes 32-40, but every size is appreciated.

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Atlantic Cape introduces security officer training

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:47 am

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic Cape Community College will offer introductory training for those interested in a career as a security officer. The 24-hour course applies to all security practitioners and former law enforcement personnel tasked with the safety and security of the businesses they serve.

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County pledges assistance for dislocated casino workers

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, July 21, 2014 12:11 pm

Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson is pledging the assistance of county government for residents who are facing the threat of unemployment due to the projected closings of Revel, Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos.

More than 6,500 Atlantic City casino employees recently received Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification or  WARN notices advising them in advance of scheduled closings or mass layoffs. The effective dates are Aug. 18 for 3,286 Revel employees, Aug. 31 for 2,139 Showboat employees, and Sept. 16 for 1,153 Trump Plaza employees.

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344,000 acres off New Jersey coast proposed for wind energy leasing

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 12:20 pm

Map shows the area proposed for offshore wind energy development. Map shows the area proposed for offshore wind energy development. WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. government officials on July 17 announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres off of the New Jersey coast for commercial wind energy leasing.

 “Responsible offshore wind energy development has the potential to create jobs, expand our domestic clean energy resources, and strengthen our nation’s economic competitiveness,” said Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell in making the announcement.

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Two suspects sought for theft at Trump Plaza

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 05:12 pm

One of two suspects sought for a July 12 theft at Trump Plaza. One of two suspects sought for a July 12 theft at Trump Plaza. ATLANTIC CITY - The New Jersey State Police Casino Gaming Bureau is seeking the public's help with identifying two suspects wanted for theft at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino.

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Top score for GEHR

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, July 16, 2014 01:22 pm

BACK TO SCHOOL HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District has been designated as a high-performing district from the State of New Jersey Department of Education.

“We hit our state standards,” new GEHR Superintendent John Keenan said Monday, July 14. “All good things are happening. We are a high-performance district.”

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The beauty of advocacy quilts reflects brutality against women, children

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Tuesday, July 15, 2014 03:22 pm

This quilt block shows this woman’s reaction to oppression in her country. This quilt block shows this woman’s reaction to oppression in her country. GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP – Quiltmakers the world over will tell you there’s a backstory to every quilt they make. Most times, at least here in America, they are stories about coming of age, friendships, families or romance.

The quilts currently on display at the Noyes Museum on Lily Lake Road tell quite a different story. Seeing their beauty might fool the viewer, but each quilt relays a grim story of oppression against women and children, including child and sex slavery, genital mutilation, rape, violence, war and poverty.

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Shore Medical Center birth announcements May 23- July 2

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 15, 2014 09:32 am

Shore Medical Center birth announcements May 23- July 2 Shore Medical Center birth announcements May 23- July 2

The following birth announcements were provided by Shore Medical Center located in Somers Point.

Nicole Chamberlin of Galloway welcomed a son on May 23.

Johnice Norris and James Whitfield of Somers Point welcomed a daughter on June 2. 

Kayle and John Sher of Margate welcomed a daughter, McKenzie Anne Sher, on June 4.

Jeanine Ellis and Robert Ford, Jr. of Egg Harbor Township welcomed a son, Robert Allen Ford, III, on June 6.

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Atlantic Cape offers Substitute Teacher Certification

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 04:18 pm

MAYS LANDING—Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new certification program for those interested in becoming substitute teachers. This 10-hour program provides an overview of the role and expectations of the substitute teacher, as well as the application and certification process. Upon completion, students will receive one Continuing Education Unit.

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