Former state senator William Gormley and his wife, Ginny, joined Atlantic City school administrators, parents and friends to hear the Orchestral Academy’s first public concert at Sovereign Avenue School, and they were overjoyed to see what the students had accomplished in the first year.
The causes vary depending on who you talk to, but for many different reasons, Atlantic City continues to have a large number of homeless people.
With only one month until the June 4 city-wide election, residents were anxious to express their concerns and see what Democratic candidates envision for the future of Atlantic City. The well-organized event was sponsored by the local N.A.A.C.P., the Venice Park Civic Association and the Westside Neighborhood Protection Association.
Lawrence was born in Atlantic City on Sept. 7, 1917, and though he mostly grew up in Harlem, New York, he always had an affinity for the place of his birth.