Month: June 2021

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Standoff Along Georgia Avenue In Atlantic City Now Over

A man barricaded in a Georgia Avenue home has been taken into custody and multiple handguns have been recovered. According to the Atlantic City Police Facebook page, police had closed off the area along the 100 block of North Georgia as they stormed into a home there this morning. A woman inside the residence had … Continue Reading Standoff Along Georgia Avenue In Atlantic City Now Over

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Hammonton Man ID’ed As Weymouth Furnace Drowning Victim

Weymouth Furnace, an Atlantic County park in Mays Landing, is reopen to the public today following the drowning of a 23-year-old man on Sunday, June 27, identified as Carlos Alvarado of Hammonton. County officials remind the public that swimming is prohibited in all county parks and signage is posted in English and Spanish to alert … Continue Reading Hammonton Man ID’ed As Weymouth Furnace Drowning Victim

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Inmate Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In Cell

Cape May County Correctional Facility officials say an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell and was later pronounced dead earlier this month. 38 year old Andrew Harris was found on the morning of June 13th. He was taken to Cape Regional Medical Center where he died about an hour later. Authorities say about an … Continue Reading Inmate Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In Cell

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23-Year-Old Man Recovered from Weymouth Furnace in Apparent Drowning

On Sunday, June 27, at approximately 4:30 PM, a 23-year-old man was recovered from the water of Weymouth Furnace, a county park in Mays Landing. The man had apparently drowned. Weymouth Furnace is a popular spot for canoeing, kayaking and tubing along the Great Egg Harbor River. Swimming, however, is not permitted in county parks … Continue Reading 23-Year-Old Man Recovered from Weymouth Furnace in Apparent Drowning

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Investigation Into Fatal Accident

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon when a Lindenwald man was killed on Brigantine Boulevard, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On June 26th, 2021, at 12:17 p.m., Hector Salgado, 54, was killed on Brigantine Blvd in Brigantine when a van he … Continue Reading Investigation Into Fatal Accident

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One Hurt After Explosion On Boat In AC Marina

A person was hurt after an explosion on a boat in the Frank S. Farley State Marina in Atlantic City. The Press of Atlantic City reports responders were called Friday afternoon to the blast on a 33-foot Sea Ray. One person on another vessel was injured by flying debris, state police said. That person was … Continue Reading One Hurt After Explosion On Boat In AC Marina

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Deadline Extended for County Historical Partnership Grant Applications

The Atlantic County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs is extending the deadline for its third round of 2021 grant applications for the County Historical Partnership Program, available to non-profit historical organizations through the New Jersey Historical Commission. The new deadline is Monday, July 26, 2021 and reflects a change in the match requirements for … Continue Reading Deadline Extended for County Historical Partnership Grant Applications

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Atlantic County to Reopen Cotton Mill Bridge on June 25

Atlantic County has completed its $6.5 million full replacement of the Cotton Mill Bridge in Mays Landing and is scheduled to open the new bridge to traffic as of 5 PM on Friday, June 25. The original Cotton Mill Bridge was built in 1940. It is located in downtown Mays Landing near Mill Street and … Continue Reading Atlantic County to Reopen Cotton Mill Bridge on June 25

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Atlantic County’s Push For More Vaccinations

Atlantic County health officials remind residents of the importance in being fully vaccinated to ensure the greatest protection from getting COVID-19, becoming seriously ill or needing to be hospitalized. “We’re extremely pleased that approximately 62% of eligible individuals in Atlantic County have received at least one dose and 54% of them are now fully vaccinated,” … Continue Reading Atlantic County’s Push For More Vaccinations