Atlantic County

“Atlantic county is located in south New Jersey. Atlantic county has 555.70 square miles of land area and 116.12 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Atlantic county population is 274,549, which has grown 8.71% since 2000.” USA.com

The buzz that followed former Barnegat High School star Jason Groome around the Shore Conference last spring has followed him to Fort Myers, Fla. this spring. Groome, the 6-foot-6, 220-pound, 18-year-old, mid-90s throwing lefty, fell to the Boston Red Sox with the No. 12 pick …

MAYS LANDING — A Cranford man was indicted last week in connection with the sexual assault of an Atlantic City motel employee, according to a statement from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. A grand jury indicted John Ryan on three counts, including sexual assault and aggravated assault, …

ATLANTIC CITY  The police department’s new surveillance center was “instrumental” in apprehending a man who allegedly stole a handbag Monday, the department said in a statement. A 36-year-old Egg Harbor City man, Neil Rivera, allegedly entered the Knife and Fork restaurant on Atlantic Avenue through …

TRENTON —  The state Department of Corrections presented badges to 194 new officers from 19 of the state’s 21 counties Monday. During the ceremony at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, in downtown Trenton, the department also celebrated 58 recent officer promotions. The new officers, graduates …

ATLANTIC CITY — When The Who played Prudential Center in Newark last March, on the band’s 50th anniversary tour, it was within reason to wonder if the show would be the rock legends’ last in New Jersey. Well, apparently not. Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City announced Monday The …

ATLANTIC CITY —  Bacon lovers, your week is finally here.  Tropicana Casino and Resort’s Bacon Week is back for its fifth year.  Now through March 25, Tropicana’s restaurants and bars will be testing the bacon limits with bacon-infused drinks, unique bacon dishes and desserts. “There are so …

SANDY HOOK — For more than 40 years, the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium has been researching and teaching about the state’s coastline.  The non-profit group funds studies of local sea life, aids area fishermen, helps Jersey Shore towns manage their dune systems and leads education programs for …

MAYS LANDING — A Bellmawr man has been indicted for sexually assaulting a child, according to a statement from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. James Ward, 31, was indicted Thursday on nine criminal counts including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, the statement …

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