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Atlantic County, AtlantiCare offer free drive-thru COVID testing

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing is coming to Atlantic County next week. The county is collaborating with AtlantiCare to offer PCR, or polymerase chain reaction, testing for both symptomatic and asymptomatic adults and children. The testing begins Monday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beginning Tuesday, the opening time will be 9 a.m. Appointments are required. Identification … Read more

Services set for former Holy Spirit football star killed in crash

A Pleasantville man killed in a crash Christmas Eve will be remembered Thursday. Donta Pollock, 28, was a star running back for Holy Spirit remembered by his alma mater as “one of the best to ever wear the gold helmet.” Pollock was traveling west on the Atlantic City Expressway in Pleasantville when he lost control … Read more

Linwood, MRHS sheltering in place lifted after no credible threat found

All Linwood schools and Mainland Regional High School briefly sheltered in place while police conducted an investigation Friday afternoon. Linwood police were at the Belhaven Middle School conducting an investigation, according to a message sent around noon. But within an hour police said they had concluded there was no credible threat. The shelter in place … Read more

Local police, schools respond to TikTok shooting threat

TikTok posts warning of shootings at schools Friday have sparked response from local districts, although police say the threats are not believed to be credible. Pleasantville, Ventnor, and Egg Harbor, Galloway and Hamilton townships are among the local districts that sent alerts to parents assuring them they know about the viral trend. While many say … Read more