Fourth of July protest has a positive purpose, organizer says

A planned Fourth of July protest will go on as scheduled, it’s organizer said Thursday.But it’s not exactly what it has been presented as, activist Steve Young said during a radio show that acted as his rebuttal to claims by the mayor that this was about Young and not the community.“We want to do something … Read more Fourth of July protest has a positive purpose, organizer says

Atlantic City mayor uses old video to get opponent’s ‘endorsement’

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small said it would be his biggest endorsement yet.After getting the backing of the governor, former Mayor Lorenzo Langford and others, this one would be huge, he promised as he teased to an announcement that would be made on his Facebook page at noon Thursday.The latest endorsement turned out to be … Read more Atlantic City mayor uses old video to get opponent’s ‘endorsement’

Atlantic City mayor calls out activist planning to shut down city

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small went into a meeting Wednesday hoping to stop a local activist from shutting down the city this weekend.He left it determined to oust Steve Young from his appointed positions on two city boards.“We’re not going to tolerate someone trying to hijack our city when it’s really about him,” Small said … Read more Atlantic City mayor calls out activist planning to shut down city

Positivity wins as Atlantic City basketball tourney begins second season

An Atlantic City basketball tournament that started amid tragedy was full of positivity as it opened its second season this weekend.The Stay Hungry Sports Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament had a brand new setting after the Atlantic City Arts Foundation painted the Lagoon court at Venice Park.Capturing each game via drone will be DougieStylePhotography, who … Read more Positivity wins as Atlantic City basketball tourney begins second season

Atlantic City man finds purpose in Black Lives movement

Patrick Jeanty Jr. never thought of himself as political.The Atlantic City native and DJ didn’t want his views to get in the way of his career.Then, he watched the aftermath of what had been an hours-long peaceful protest in his city sparked by the killing of George Floyd.“That’s when I hit record,” he said.Jeanty’s Facebook … Read more Atlantic City man finds purpose in Black Lives movement