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New Atlantic City program aims to empower girls

Atlantic County girls will soon have a program to strengthen their minds and spirits.New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream is partnering with the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame to bring Girls in Gloves to the community, said Ray McCline, president and founder of the Hall of Fame.The program was created for girls between … Read more New Atlantic City program aims to empower girls

Locals help feed the community

A local nonprofit spent the first weekend of the New Year feeding the community.A-WISH focuses its programs on youth and their families, targeting those ages 11 to 18.But this weekend, they reached out to the entire community to help feed those in need.On Saturday, they did a bag giveaway in Atlantic City.Then, at 3 p.m. … Read more Locals help feed the community

Ladies in Prayer helping keep Atlantic County families warm

A group of local woman are once again looking to help those in need.Ladies in Prayer Succeed, or LIPS, is asking for donations of underwear, socks, hats or gloves.Those who want to help don’t have to make a shopping trip. The members will make the trip with any monetary donations.The group will continue to take … Read more Ladies in Prayer helping keep Atlantic County families warm

Mailbox for letters to Santa returns to Atlantic City

A magical mailbox has once again shown up in Atlantic City this December.The red mailbox in front of DeMarco’s Market in Chelsea Heights promises a direct line to Santa — with an assist from of his elves helping out at the Post Office.While Santa, of course, knows where every child lives, the undercover postal workers … Read more Mailbox for letters to Santa returns to Atlantic City

Atlantic City artist paints the story of her community

When Kelley Prevard was asked to be part of an arts project featuring local talent, she immediately knew what her focus would be.“I wanted to create something that was beautiful, yet meaningful to this community,” the Atlantic City artist said.Prevard’s artwork went straight to its heart — and its heartbreak. “Son-Shine” is the portrait of … Read more Atlantic City artist paints the story of her community