FUNDING TO HELP HOMELESS IN ATLANTIC COUNTY COMING IN

Atlantic County government is accepting new project proposals for funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist Atlantic County citizens experiencing homelessness.  Approximately $87,000 is available to fund permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals and/or families as well as rapid re-housing for homeless families with children.  Letters of intent…

AUTHORITIES LOOKING FOR MURDER SUSPECT

A murder warrant has been signed and Bridgeton police are looking for their suspect. Ralph Peter Jamison, with a last known address of East Ave., is charged with murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon on complaints. These relate to a death that took…

ELECTRIC RATES GOING UP NEXT MONTH

Atlantic City Electric customers will see their bills increase very soon. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) on Wednesday approved a distribution rate adjustment of $19 million, or a 1.65 percent increase, on Atlantic City Electric customers’ bills effective Sept. 1. Under the new rates, a typical bill for a residential customer using…