Atlantic County

Somers Point Students Visit Strathmere Beach

June 20, 2017 Students from the Jordan Road School in Somers Point recently experienced a beautiful beach day in Strathmere, New Jersey. The students participated in a beach cleanup, nature walk, and various eco-awareness activities. Below are a few student…

Students Visit Atlantic County Park

June 12, 2017 Students from Dawes Avenue Elementary School recently visited the Atlantic County Park to learn about a variety of local wildlife. “We learned about box turtles,” explained Brianna. “Boy box turtles have a groove dent on the bottom…

Egg Harbor “Buddies” Visit Cape May County Zoo

June 12, 2017 The Egg Harbor City Public School “Big Buddy Little Buddy” program recently visited the Cape May County Zoo for a day of collaborative exploration and learning. The “Big Buddy Little Buddy” program, coordinated by the Egg Harbor…

Ventnor Students Visit Historic Cold Springs

May 26, 2016 Second grade students from Ventnor Elementary School recently visited Historic Cold Springs Village in Cape May. The students observed historic reenactments and presentations, walked from one historic house to the next learning about the skills and trades…

Hurricane Irene Hardly Forgotten

September 4, 2013 It’s been two years since Hurricane Irene made landfall in Atlantic County.  Fourteen months after Irene hit, Hurricane Sandy stole the show – leaving an indelible wake of damage in the Garden State and across the Eastern…

Storm Preparedness Discussed in Atlantic

August 15, 2013 An important part of any natural disaster recovery is strategizing around ways to prevent or limit the damage of future disasters.  That was on the agenda in Mays Landing recently as about 40 local residents participated in…

Covenant House Post-Sandy

February 11, 2013 We’ve seen the devastation Hurricane Sandy has wrought on countless New Jersey communities – leveling homes, flooding cars, and destroying personal property.  Of course, the true toll is on our state’s people, who now must rebuild not…