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Atlantic County reports 170 newly confirmed COVID cases

Atlantic County hit its highest reported number of confirmations Saturday with 170 confirmed new cases.The county also reported two deaths, of an 82-year-old man and 51-year-old woman, both from Pleasantville.Both people had pre-existing conditions.The youngest were a 3-month-old girl and a 2-year-old boy.Egg Harbor Township reported 40 new confirmed cases, with 32 in Galloway Township, … Read more Atlantic County reports 170 newly confirmed COVID cases

Atlantic City schools not safe for students, union leaders say

Atlantic City students are set to return to in-person learning starting Monday. But at least one school of teachers won’t be there, citing safety concerns for the children.Brighton Avenue School’s ventilation system has yet to be upgraded and is a threat to student health, the Atlantic City Education Association’s president said.As a result, the teachers … Read more Atlantic City schools not safe for students, union leaders say

Man wounded in Atlantic City shooting

An Atlantic City man was wounded in a shooting just after noon on Friday.A ShotSpotter alert called officers to the scene at Tennessee and Caspian avenues at 12:04 p.m., Lt. Kevin Fair said.The shooting victim was in a vehicle fleeing the scene, which is near the New York Avenue School and Carver Hall Apartments.The 38-year-old … Read more Man wounded in Atlantic City shooting

Runaway Atlantic City teen found safe

Atlantic City police have located a missing teen and she is safe.Achanty Agesta, 13, ran away from her home Friday morning.She was described as a 5-foot-3 Hispanic girl weighing about 100 pounds.She was last seen wearing a white sweatshirt, jeans and black sneakers. Note: This story originally ran Nov. 13, 2020. It has been updated … Read more Runaway Atlantic City teen found safe