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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

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

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

Organ donation gives hope to Somers Point family after loss to addiction

Vincent Battipaglia’s family feared his addiction would take his life. But after the worst happened this past October, they found something to give them hope, they said Friday. The 27-year-old Somers Point man’s organs helped save two others people’s lives. The family was honored yesterday during a ceremony for the Gift of Life Donor Program … Read more