Atlantic County

September's Employment Numbers Show Atlantic County's Largest Unemployment Spike In 25 YearsBetween Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza casino hotels all closing around Labor Day weekend this year, Atlantic County's September unemployment, at 11.4 percent, was a huge 1.3 percent jump from August.
Parts Of Tri-State Area Could Wake-Up To White St. Patrick's DayAnother major winter storm is headed to New Jersey, one that will likely drop several inches of heavy snow in southern areas but very little in the northern region.
NJ Offering Interest-Free Loans To Those Buying Homes In Sandy-Ravaged CommunitiesThe state of New Jersey has launched a loan program designed to boost home ownership in the counties hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
New Jersey To Preserve Over 5,000 Acres In South JerseyNew Jersey is spending $9.7 million to preserve more than 5,000 acres of woodlands and wetlands in Atlantic County's Great Egg Harbor River watershed.
FEMA Launches Rapid Repair System For 5 New Jersey Counties Residents of Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties can apply for the grants through their town governments for money to pay for repairs.
Linwood, N.J. Police Probe Slaying Of Ex-Radio Show Host April KauffmanOn a suburban street in Linwood on Friday friends said 47-year-old April Kauffman led the perfect life as a volunteer and advocate for veterans' causes.
Democrats Hold Their Ground In New Jersey Legislative ElectionsNew Jersey Democrats ceded little if any ground to Republicans in the legislative elections, despite the popularity of Gov. Chris Christie and the millions of dollars he raised for the state GOP.
Shelter Volunteers Work To Reassure Evacuees From NJThe first rain and wind from Hurricane Irene arrived in New Jersey by midday Saturday, and by the evening,thousands of evacuees headed to local shelters to wait out the storm.
Gov. Christie Tells New Jerseyans To 'Get The Hell Off The Beach' "The most important bit of advice I can give to any of the 8.8 million citizens of this state is think -- don't react -- think. Think about what you need to do to protect your life and the life of your family," Christie said in a news conference.
Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey SurveyThe results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.
New Jersey Announces Locations For Medical MarijuanaA half-dozen alternative treatment centers across New Jersey could be legally selling marijuana to patients with certain medical conditions by late summer.
AC Police: Officer Shoots At, Misses SuspectAuthorities say an Atlantic City police officer fired a shot while she and another officer struggled with a suspect Saturday morning. No one was struck by the bullet.