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Atlantic County assistant prosecutor named state bar’s Young Lawyer of the Year

An assistant prosecutor for the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has been named Young Lawyer of the Year by the New Jersey State Bar Association.Brett Yore “has volunteered a lot of his personal time for the benefit of our local and legal communities,” Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said in announcing the award. Yore was born … Read more Atlantic County assistant prosecutor named state bar’s Young Lawyer of the Year

Teen arrested after going to hospital with gunshot — and drugs

A 17-year-old was arrested after he walked into the hospital with a gunshot wound and drugs, Atlantic City police said. It was later determined he shot himself in the leg. The teen walked into the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus just before 10 p.m. Thursday, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. During the initial investigation, the … Read more Teen arrested after going to hospital with gunshot — and drugs

Overcoming mental health stigma through holistic healing in Atlantic City

May marks the 70th anniversary of Mental Health Awareness Month, a national event fighting stigma, providing support, educating the public and advocating for policies that help people with mental illness and their families.Over the years, community leaders in Atlantic City have worked toward responding to mental illness. In February, Indra Owens partnered with the Leadership … Read more Overcoming mental health stigma through holistic healing in Atlantic City