At Large With Tom Williams: Bill Elliott Turned Tragedy Into Triumph

Bill Elliott has a booming bass voice. When he was news director at WMID Radio early in his career, his voice would vibrate the speakers. That continued during his years in public relations with Shore Medical Center, Atlantic Electric and Richard Stockton College, including a weekly television show on TV-40. You always think of that  … Read more

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HERO Campaign Chooses Three Jimmy Buffett Concert Ticket Winners

The winners of the Jimmy Buffett concert tickets were randomly chosen and announced this morning. Congratulations to our three winners: Carmen Leuzzi, Theresa Gladden and Carolyn Flem. Thank you for taking the HERO Pledge! We hope you have a wonderful time at the concert. The concert ticket giveaways don’t end here! Take the HERO Pledge now through August  … Read more

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HERO Campaign Offers Membership Card to Designated Drivers

Pomona, N.J. – The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign is taking its efforts to prevent drunk driving to a new level with the launch of its HERO Bar and Tavern program this summer. The campaign, which promotes the use of sober designated drivers to prevent drunk driving tragedies, is recruiting bars and taverns along the  … Read more

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‘3 Bars and a Jitney’ coming to Atlantic City. HERO Campaign is on board

This summer, three popular Atlantic City bars and taverns will partner with Sea Isle City Jitney and the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign to offer their patrons free designated driver rides between the three establishments. The complimentary service, called ‘3 Bars and a Jitney,’ is the creation of Atlantic City’s Wonder Bar, the Ducktown Tavern  … Read more

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Atlantic Pops performs annual HERO Spring Concert

The Atlantic Pops Community Band staged its annual HERO Spring Concert Wednesday night at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. Mark Kadetsky, at far right in the group picture, is the music director of the Atlantic Pops Community Band; he welcomed about 200 people to the show at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. Wednesday’s  … Read more

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Tropicana presents check to HERO Campaign at Boogie Nights

Steve Callender, general manager of Tropicana Atlantic City, presents a check of $1,000 to a staff member from the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers on Monday. The Boogie Nights dance club at Tropicana hosted a ‘HERO Night’ on March 25, with partial proceeds going to the benefit of the HERO Campaign. A  … Read more

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Spring launch for HERO Campaign at Keeneland Race Track

The HERO Campaign’s spring launch at Keeneland Race Track in Kentucky was a big success , thanks to the efforts of Haley Robic, Tom Miller and the Kentucky State Police (Tom Miller is at center in photo). The HERO tent, set up on The Hill at Keeneland, got great response, with 119 people taking the  … Read more

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Sicklerville woman named Stockton’s HERO of Year for 2016

Cherie Sloan, a 19-year-old health science major from Sicklerville, was named the HERO Campaign’s 2016 HERO of the Year for Stockton University on Thursday. The HERO of the Year is a student who exemplifies ‘HERO’ qualities in serving as a safe and sober designated driver for friends and family. A nomination for HERO of the  … Read more

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New Year’s Ocean Dips Simply Breathtaking

OCEAN CITY — A bride and groom and hundreds of others entered the ocean in fairly orderly fashion Friday afternoon as they participated in the town’s annual New Year’s Day rite known as the First Dip. Under leaden skies and with the wind whipping 15 mph out of the northwest on an uninviting 42-degree day,  … Read more

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