ATLANTIC CITY MAN DIES FROM STAB INJURIES

An Atlantic City man who was stabbed on July 11, 2011 died of his injuries on Wednesday night, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel said. Ignacio Castro, 45, of Pacific Avenue, was seen staggering down Pacific Avenue at approximately 5 a.m. on July 11. A witness called 911. Atlantic City Police arrived a short while later and discovered the…

FAA EMPLOYEES TO RETURN BACK TO WORK

More than 600 employees of the Federal Aviation Administration in Atlantic County will be headed back to work.  Congress reached a deal on Wednesday that would end the partial shutdown of the agency and return the employees back to their jobs at the William J. Hughes Technical Center.  Congressman Frank LoBiondo put heavy criticism on…

UNION SHUNS ATLANTIC COUNTY ASSEMBLYMAN

A major employees’ union in the state has shunned Atlantic County Assemblyman John Amodeo.  The AFL-CIO has decided not to endorse Amodeo as he attempts to win re-election during the fall election.  Amodeo voted in favor of the pension and health benefits overhaul bills, and that’s why he’s not getting the endorsement.  All of the…

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD CHAMPIONSHIPS COME TO CAPE MAY

The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships kicked off in Cape May on Wednesday, with the National Junior Lifeguard Championships.These future lifeguarding hopefuls, ages 9-17, competed in six events in four age categories for individual titles.  Competitors from Monmouth County Chapter, N.J., Hampton Lifeguard Association, N.Y., City of Pompano Beach, Fla., Los Angeles…

GUILTY PLEA ENTERED TO STALKING CHARGE

A Camden County man entered a guilty plea to third-degree stalking of his former neighbor, thereby violating a previous court order that he have no contact with her, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. As a result of his plea, Richard J. Michetti Jr., 40, of Mount Laurel, will be subject to a permanent restraining order that protects…