Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim

A 75-year-old Absecon man died from complications of COVID-19, Atlantic County health officials said Friday.The man had underlying health conditions, officials said.The county also had 24 more residents test positive, including a 5-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl.The newly confirmed cases included six Egg Harbor Township residents, four from Atlantic City, three from Egg Harbor City … Read more Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim

Absecon EMT rescues woman from fiery Atlantic City crash

A Pleasantville woman faces criminal charges after she was pulled from a burning vehicle after a crash in Atlantic City.Maria Huichapan-Soto, 44, was allegedly unlicensed, under the influence and speeding when she struck another car in the 700 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard just after 11 p.m. Thursday.EMT Angela Nichols was heading … Read more Absecon EMT rescues woman from fiery Atlantic City crash

Atlantic City mayor uses old video to get opponent’s ‘endorsement’

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small said it would be his biggest endorsement yet.After getting the backing of the governor, former Mayor Lorenzo Langford and others, this one would be huge, he promised as he teased to an announcement that would be made on his Facebook page at noon Thursday.The latest endorsement turned out to be … Read more Atlantic City mayor uses old video to get opponent’s ‘endorsement’

Twice accused Atlantic City killer allegedly had drugs in jail

An Atlantic City man accused in two killings years apart is now charged with bringing drugs into the jail twice.Lorin Wright, 34, who was in court via video Monday, allegedly had heroin, marijuana, suboxone and pills inside his cell on two separate occasions.Wright has been in the Atlantic County Justice Facility since May 2017, when … Read more Twice accused Atlantic City killer allegedly had drugs in jail

Positivity wins as Atlantic City basketball tourney begins second season

An Atlantic City basketball tournament that started amid tragedy was full of positivity as it opened its second season this weekend.The Stay Hungry Sports Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament had a brand new setting after the Atlantic City Arts Foundation painted the Lagoon court at Venice Park.Capturing each game via drone will be DougieStylePhotography, who … Read more Positivity wins as Atlantic City basketball tourney begins second season