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Engaged: Samantha Storino, Weston Gaines
Sam and Bea Storino of Brigantine, New Jersey, announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Storino, to Weston Gaines. Weston is the son of Clark and Louann Gaines of Loudonville.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Miss New York takes crown at Miss America pageant
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, top, crowns Miss New York Kira Kazantsev as Miss America 2015 during the Miss America 2015 pageant. Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, left, gasps after she was named Miss America 2015 as she holds hands with Miss Virginia Courtney Paige Garrett during the Miss America 2015 pageant.
Kira Kazantsev Crowned Miss America 2015
Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was crowned Miss America on Sunday night. This is the third year in a row that the contestant from New York has won.
The Miami Herald
Miss America to buff Atlantic City's image
After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity. The Miss America pageant aims to polish the image of the struggling seaside resort during its nationally televised finale Sunday night.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Miss America viewing involves traditions new, old
When Miss America contestants take the stage on Sunday they will be cheered on by contingents of family and friends in Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. But as it celebrates its 60th year on television, the competition will also attract millions of viewers, who will celebrate their own contest traditions, some started recently to support a specific contestant, and others going back decades.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Miss America 2015: Former Miss says pageant can't be 'tone-deaf' to A.C.
Kate Shindle is remembered as Miss America 1998, the contestant who, as Miss Illinois 1997, stood out of the crowd to take the crown. But Shindle, 37, grew up in New Jersey - right outside Atlantic City - where she experienced the pageant not just as a competitor, but also a part of life.
The Jersey Journal
All five finalists winners at 'Perfect Peach Pie' contest in Collingswood
Gretchen Gautier held up her beautiful peach pie with a smile. The winner of last night's "Perfect Peach Pie" contest held at The Tortilla Press restaurant in Collingswood, the Hammonton amateur baker said she was "stunned" she won.
The Daily Journal
14, Atlantic City Expressway exits 2 and 4 will be closed to traffic from 6 to 11 a.m. to accommodate bicyclists participating in the Atlantic City International Triathlon.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Drug addiction, suicide and domestic violence: Miss America...
Drug addiction, suicide and domestic violence: Miss America contestants prepare for public service platforms inspired by their own traumatic pasts But this year's Miss America pageant, held in New Jersey, is marred by family tragedies including homicide, suicide and drug abuse. Miss Wisconsin is struggling to overcome her 18-year-old brother's suicide - and the revelation that he was addicted to methamphetamine.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Where to find New Jersey's spectacular fall sitesWhere to find New...
The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center have scheduled a series of New Jersey Discovery Trips that will showcase all that our region has to offer Where to find New Jersey's spectacular fall sites The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center have scheduled a series of New Jersey Discovery Trips that will showcase all that our region has to offer Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rSpYGw The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center have scheduled a series of New Jersey Discovery Trips that will showcase all that our region has to offer.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Lower Township Gazette
i Expressway traffic advisory issued for AC International Triathlon Sept. 14
Atlantic City Expressway exits 2 and 4 will be closed to traffic 6-11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14 to accommodate bicyclists participating in the Atlantic City International Triathlon, highway officials announced.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Though still wary of gaming, churches embrace casino workers
When gambling was being proposed for Atlantic City 38 years ago, most religious denominations opposed opening casinos.
Asbury Park Press
NJ's 'big hurricane history' revisited
NJ's 'big hurricane history' revisited Since 1950, 93 cyclones have affected the Garden State Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1p9adsE They are some of the " memorable tropical cyclones " that have affected the Garden State, according to an interesting recap by Tom Karmel of the Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Somerset County Park Commission schedules discovery trips series
Autumn in New Jersey and the surrounding area provides entertaining and educational opportunities to witness the extraordinary beauty of Mother Nature.
Jersey Shore Fishing: Beach N Boat Tournament offers lots of cash Friday in AC
The Beach N Boat Fishing Challenge at Atlantic City is headquartered at Gardiner's Basin for sign-ups to fish for over a million dollars in cash and prizes.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Jet Ski Rescue on Dark Bay
Police along the Jersey Shore came to the rescue of two Jet Skiers stuck on the water after dark late Sunday.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Teens Complete First Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy
Teens Complete First Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy Academy designed to boost resilience and self-empowerment The first class of the Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy now has a heavy responsibility.