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Partial building collapse in Atlantic City

Atlantic City firefighters are on the scene of a partial collapse.There were no reported injuries. The roof of the third floor above the former Mrs. B’s Furniture Outlet appears to have crumbled. The building at Atlantic and Maryland avenues was not occupied, Fire Chief Scott Evans said.Fire Station 1 is across the street. Fire companies … Read more Partial building collapse in Atlantic City

Accused killer who attacked attorney was given ‘fines only’ in previous assault

An accused killer who attacked his public defender during a court hearing previously assaulted a mental health worker, court records show.Robert Fountaine, 33, was “sentenced to fines only,” according to a plea agreement in the March 2017 attack on a worker at the Community Medical Center in Toms River.The worker, whose name is not listed … Read more Accused killer who attacked attorney was given ‘fines only’ in previous assault

Music education takes Atlantic City jazz past into the future

“They don’t have a beach; we have a beach,” says Henrietta Shelton in a voice full of emotion as she speaks to an attentive audience at the Stockton University Atlantic City campus during a rainy April morning. “They don’t have the Atlantic Ocean; they don’t have a boardwalk. So what are we missing?” In this … Read more Music education takes Atlantic City jazz past into the future