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Double dutch event looks to jump start improved Atlantic City park

Indra Owens grew up in Atlantic City. But she never played in the park honoring the first African-American resident to die in World War II. Through the years, Harold Brown’s Park came to be known for drugs and violence. Sandwiched between two of the city’s most troubled areas — Stanley Holmes Village and Schoolhouse Apartments … Read more Double dutch event looks to jump start improved Atlantic City park

Pleasantville police officer’s quest to help youth begins with basketball tournament Saturday

As a Pleasantville police officer, Miracle Mays noticed a lot of the calls involved juveniles. “So, I started talking to them and (realized) a lot of the time they spend is wasted,” said the U.S. Air Force sergeant. Most had no knowledge of the programs available to them, so Mays is making it his goal … Read more Pleasantville police officer’s quest to help youth begins with basketball tournament Saturday

Atlantic City residents express concerns with violence, police response

Atlantic City residents had a lot to say during a Town Hall meeting held in a neighborhood that began the month with three homicides in nine days.Council President Marty Small — who covers the Second Ward where violence recently heated up — organized the meeting at Brigantine Homes in the city’s Back Maryland section, where three … Read more Atlantic City residents express concerns with violence, police response

Police officers ride for Atlantic City cop who survived

The Police Unity Tour usually honors officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. But on Wednesday, dozens of riders left Atlantic City in honor of one who lived. Officer Josh Vadell was shot in the head as he approached an armed robbery in progress at about 2:30 a.m. Sept. 3. His partner, … Read more Police officers ride for Atlantic City cop who survived

Star of Atlantic City’s viral video tries to bring positive focus to his hometown

Stanley Holmes Village was the scene of a music video Thursday, as the man made famous through a viral video tries to continue his positive message. VIEW THE VIDEO: Ibn Ali Miller gained attention after he talked two teens out of fighting and it was captured on video.That video was seen by millions, and even … Read more Star of Atlantic City’s viral video tries to bring positive focus to his hometown