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Questions remain as Atlantic City school board readies to choose Small as superintendent

Atlantic City’s school board will decide Tuesday whether Dr. La’Quetta Small will be the district’s next superintendent.A special meeting is set for 6 p.m.The current Atlantic City High School principal has long been the expected choice even as she has faced lawsuits and an internal investigation connected to the employment of her cousin, a now-convicted … Read more

Atlantic City officer honored as TOP COP for life-saving actions

An Atlantic City police officer was recently honored for saving a stabbing victim’s life.Officer Joseph Bereheiko is a trained emergency medical technician who always carries a stocked medical bag.That proved life-saving when he responded to a double stabbing Dec. 18, 2020.Officers were called to the 600 block of Virginia Avenue just after 11 p.m. and … Read more

Atlantic City 2-year-old goes viral ‘rescuing’ dad

An Atlantic City toddler is showing TikTok that no one messes with her daddy.Altarik Gatti Wright was at the Target in Mays Landing last month when he noticed 2-year-old Skye didn’t seem fazed by the Halloween costumes and decorations around the store.So, he cooked up a plan to see what she would do if one … Read more

Pleasantville superintendent takes board battle public

Pleasantville’s schools superintendent claims a faction of the community is gunning for her, but she’s not going quietly.Dr. Natakie Chestnut-Lee held a press conference Friday to announce she is calling on the Attorney General’s Office and FBI to look into the school district after what she claims is a move by an “organized family” to … Read more

Atlantic City mayor lauds anti-violence program after week that saw four shot

Atlantic City’s mayor lauded his anti-violence initiative Tuesday, saying no one has died by gun violence in more than two months.But that may not be a clear picture of what’s going on in the city.In addition to ignoring at least one August killing, the mayor’s comment also seems to gloss over a spate of shootings … Read more