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Kesselman bidding farewell to Stockton after more than half-century

Stockton University’s president will retire at the end of next June. Harvey Kesselman has served as Stockton’s president since 2015. But his relationship with the college goes back to its beginnings. Kesselman was in the first class of then-Stockton State College when it began in 1971. A photo the Mayflower in Atlantic City, where he … Read more

Suicide Prevention Lifeline now available via call, text or chat

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now available on all phones. The state Department of Human Services’ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services announced the move this week. Anyone experiencing mental health-related distress can text or dial 988 to get the same help as those who have called the previous Lifeline number at 800-273-8255. … Read more

Police ask for help in finding missing Pleasantville teen

Pleasantville police are asking for help finding a 16-year-old girl. Yaneli Sanchez-Ruiz was last seen at about 4 a.m. July 6, police said. She was reported missing by her mother. Yaneli may be in Atlantic City. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Jamal Roy at 609-641-6100 or email supervisor@pleasantvillepd.org. Anonymous … Read more

Brigantine lifeguards rescue woman, two children

Brigantine City Beach Patrol members rescued a woman and her two children Wednesday morning before lifeguards were on duty. Police and firefighters were called just before 9:30 a.m. for a swimmer in distress, police said. The two young children were in the ocean when they became overpowered by the current, a witness told police. The … Read more