GUN BUYBACK SET FOR ATLANTIC COUNTY

The first gun buyback program since 2010 in Atlantic County will take place this Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days. State officials will purchase guns with no questions asked at two locations, the Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City and Faith Baptist Church in Pleasantville. For more information on the…

LOCAL HOOP STARS HONORED BY A.C. PRESS

Three Cape May County girls high school basketball players have been selected to the Atlantic City Press All-Star Team. Junior Lauryn Fields of Middle Township and Sophomore Lauren Holden of Lower Cape May were named to the first team. Ocean City senior Julia Duggan was named the Press Player of the Year. Duggan averaged 16 points…

RENTERS CAN GET MONEY FROM SBA

New Jersey renters who had losses during Hurricane Sandy may be eligible to receive federal disaster assistance to replace damaged contents. Renters can receive up to $40,000 in low-interest disaster home loans from the Small Business Administration for personal property losses. Loan applications are due no later than Monday, April 1. No one is required…

DATE SET FOR MISS AMERICA PAGEANT

Sept. 15. Miss America will return to Atlantic City. Gov. Chris Christie made the announcement during his appearance at the state’s tourism conference in Atlantic City. The announcement of the pageant’s return was made about a month ago. Miss America used to take place in the resort annually. The pageant will be aired nationally on…