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Microsoft partnership helps Atlantic City center give kids codes for success

Oceanside Family Success Center had a near-immediate connection with the community when they opened in Atlantic City about five years ago. But when the pandemic closed things down, many wondered what would happen to the place they had come to depend upon to engage entire families. “I can’t even tell you how many phone calls we received,” … Read more Microsoft partnership helps Atlantic City center give kids codes for success

Code violations close ‘nuisance’ Atlantic City hotel

An Atlantic City hotel that was the scene of two drug raids this year is now closed after various code violations, a city official told BreakingAC.An inspection last week found many of the rooms at the Madison Hotel did not have heat, Licensing and Inspections Director Dale Finch said.“We told them they had to have … Read more Code violations close ‘nuisance’ Atlantic City hotel

Atlantic City feeding hundreds twice a week in March

Atlantic City has partnered with a nonprofit to help feed hundreds of residents this month.Every Tuesday and Fridays starting at 11 a.m., the city is handing out 700 boxes of food for two hours in the City Hall courtyard.The monthlong initiative is being done under a partnership with 4MyCity, a nonprofit that looks to using … Read more Atlantic City feeding hundreds twice a week in March

Atlantic City officers help woman who just gave birth

Two Atlantic City police officers helped a woman who almost made it to the hospital to give birth.Officers Auttika Taing and Justin Peyton were leaving the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus on Saturday, when a vehicle pulled in behind them, Lt. Kevin Fair said.The driver told them her friend needed help.Inside the officers found … Read more Atlantic City officers help woman who just gave birth

Atlantic County educator dies of COVID at 45

Two local Atlantic County school districts are mourning an educator whose career brought her to both towns.Cara Surace Bluth, 45, died Saturday from COVID-19 complications.Bluth was a vice principal at the George Hess Educational Complex in Mays Landing, HamiltonTownship.The Ventnor woman started her career as a first-grade teacher at Chelsea Heights Elementary School in Atlantic … Read more Atlantic County educator dies of COVID at 45