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‘Black Lives Matter’ now permanent part of Atlantic City street

Atlantic City residents gathered to help paint “Black Lives Matter” in the street in front of the Civil Rights Garden on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.Mayor Marty Small reached out to Dennis Badger and Kenneth Lazan Faulkner Jr. to map out the design, said Badger, who owns Badger Painting.They measured everything out Thursday along … Read more ‘Black Lives Matter’ now permanent part of Atlantic City street

‘Black Lives Matter’ in Atlantic City will focus on community, mayor says

Black Lives Matter will soon have a prominent place in Atlantic City, the mayor announced Wednesday.The idea puts a spin on the previous plans by activist Steve Young to paint “Black Lives Matter” on the Boardwalk during a protest planned for Labor Day.Painting on the Boardwalk is prohibited, Mayor Marty Small noted. Instead, weeks of … Read more ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Atlantic City will focus on community, mayor says

Atlantic County registry could aid interactions between law enforcement, special needs people

A new registry will allow those with special needs to register in case of an emergency or interaction with law enforcement, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced Friday.The Atlantic County Special Needs Registry aims to make sure those with specials needs receive the necessary assistance and give officers a heads up when dealing with someone … Read more Atlantic County registry could aid interactions between law enforcement, special needs people

Atlantic City officer’s suicide puts focus on police mental health

The death of a young Atlantic City police officer has been ruled a suicide.Richard Link, 29, “was the most ambitious, dedicated and humble cop that I’ve ever seen,” friend and co-worker Detective Eric Evans said in a GoFundMe set up to help.Link was found in his car Saturday in Galloway Township.An autopsy conducted by the … Read more Atlantic City officer’s suicide puts focus on police mental health

Stockton project seeks local Holocaust survivors, families

Stockton University is looking for area Holocaust survivors and their family members.The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center is working to compile and create a digital archive on the lives of Holocaust survivors who settled in South Jersey.The “South Jersey Holocaust Survivor Digital Archive and Exhibition” will focus on survivors from Atlantic, Cape May … Read more Stockton project seeks local Holocaust survivors, families