breakingac banner

Atlantic Cape leads grad to front lines in COVID-19 research

An Atlantic County man is now on the front lines working to identify effective COVID-19 treatments.“I would have never thought I’d be here,” Felix Contreras-Castro said of his current position as a clinical research manager at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.When he started Atlantic Cape Community College in 2012, the Absegami High School graduate … Read more Atlantic Cape leads grad to front lines in COVID-19 research

No new COVID-19 deaths in Atlantic County

Atlantic County had seen COVID-19 deaths drop this month, with two fatalities linked to those with underlying conditions.There have also been 108 newly cleared patients, meaning 2,767 of the county’s 4,111 confirmed cases are recovered.In the past nine days, there were 122 newly confirmed cases in the county. More than half are in Galloway, Hamilton … Read more No new COVID-19 deaths in Atlantic County

Limited indoor dining, entertainment resumes Friday

Indoor dining and entertainment can resume Friday at limited capacity, according to the governor’s latest order.As announced last week, indoor dining will be allowed at 25 percent capacity.The order also allows movie theaters and other indoor entertainment to reopen at 25 percent with a maximum of 150 people.That new maximum will also allowed for indoor … Read more Limited indoor dining, entertainment resumes Friday

Atlantic County has new COVID-19 recoveries, no new deaths

Atlantic County listed 218 newly confirmed recoveries from COVID-19 over the past three days with no news deaths for the past four.Of the 3,966 confirmed cases, 2,689, or nearly 68 percent, are now listed as recovered.Public health officials highlighted the positive advances in the county, with deaths significantly down.There have been four reported since Aug. … Read more Atlantic County has new COVID-19 recoveries, no new deaths

Gyms will reopen at 25% capacity Sept. 1, governor says

Residents who have been missing the gym will get some good news Wednesday.The opening will happen in limited capacity Sept. 1, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his daily update.He said he also hopes to have indoor dining back some time in the middle of September.Personal trainers have been allowed to do appointment-only sessions since July … Read more Gyms will reopen at 25% capacity Sept. 1, governor says