Atlantic County

REPORT: ANDY SIMPSON, MAYOR OF BRIGANTINE, 62

The mayor of Brigantine has passed away at the age of 62.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Andy Simpson died Monday after battling kidney disease.  Simpson has served as Brigantine’s mayor since January, 2019. The post REPORT: ANDY SIMPS...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH STEALING WINE FROM HOME

Police in Hamilton Township charged a Barnegat man with breaking into a couple homes, and stealing a chilled bottle of wine from one of the homes.  Nicholas Kutassy was found by police trying to conceal the bottle of wine from a home near Hanthorn Street.  Police are asking for other property owners in the area …

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ATLANTIC COUNTY: NOW IS THE TIME TO LIFT INDOOR DINING RESTRICTIONS

Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson says now is the time for Governor Murphy to lift restrictions on indoor dining and gyms.  Levinson believes that restaurants, and possibly bars, gyms and movie theaters should be allowed to open with limited capacity, citing declining Covid-19 numbers.  He says other states have allowed for indoor dining to resume …

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MAN FATALLY SHOT AT ATLANTIC CITY HOTEL

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting Wednesday morning at the Madison Hotel.  Police responding to the shooting of a man on the 11th floor of the hotel.  The man succumbed to his injuries.  Authorities are see...

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AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY MAN SHOT, KILLED BY POLICE IN VENTNOR

State officials have identified the man who was shot and killed by police in Ventnor last week.  Authorities say the decedent is 30 year old Amir Johnson of Wilkes Barre, PA.  Johnson allegedly approached officers in a threatening manner with a glass bottle and he was shot to death.  The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office …

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POLICE SHOOT, KILL MAN IN VENTNOR

An investigation is now underway in connection with a police incident in Ventnor that resulted in the fatal shooting of an man.  The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office say the incident occurred Thursday shortly after 4pm at Wellington Avenue an...

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