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Pleasantville police virtual meeting will check in on residents

Pleasantville police are reaching out to the community with a virtual meeting Thursday evening.“We are hearing and feeling a lot of anxiety in our community about the election and a perceived risk to the public,” Chief Sean Riggin said. “We want to take a few minutes to make sure we are getting on the same … Read more Pleasantville police virtual meeting will check in on residents

Businesses help Shore patients communicate, feed workers

Local businesses answered a hospital’s call for helping COVID patients communicate.Alexander Fine Design Construction, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning of South Jersey and Sal’s Coal Fired Pizza donated 12 video baby monitors to help keep an eye on the quarantined patients.The three businesses also joined to feed 75 frontline workers.“Thank you to these generous … Read more Businesses help Shore patients communicate, feed workers

New Atlantic City program aims to empower girls

Atlantic County girls will soon have a program to strengthen their minds and spirits.New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream is partnering with the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame to bring Girls in Gloves to the community, said Ray McCline, president and founder of the Hall of Fame.The program was created for girls between … Read more New Atlantic City program aims to empower girls

Online panel will discuss resiliency after incarceration

Resiliency is a word that got used a lot as the pandemic left many people out of work and stuck at home last year.But for those who have been incarcerated, it can mean the difference between starting a new life or being pulled back down the same path.“People don’t know where to start when they … Read more Online panel will discuss resiliency after incarceration

Locals help feed the community

A local nonprofit spent the first weekend of the New Year feeding the community.A-WISH focuses its programs on youth and their families, targeting those ages 11 to 18.But this weekend, they reached out to the entire community to help feed those in need.On Saturday, they did a bag giveaway in Atlantic City.Then, at 3 p.m. … Read more Locals help feed the community