It was a fun day dream while it lasted but it turned out that – for the second time – there was no real money behind the latest plan to turn the shuttered Atlantic Club into a water park, reported Nick Huba for The Press of Atlantic City. The property’s owners are still hopeful they can find a buyer…
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Atlantic City’s fight-stopping hero, Ibn Ali, is hoping to use his viral-video fame to spread more positivity around the city. Yesterday, he filmed a music video at Stanley Holmes Village – Lynda Cohen has the story at BreakingAC.Com.
South Jersey really does have it all… beaches, farms, pinelands. This is the tractor from B&B Farms, a CSA run by a guy who also has a graphic design business.
The state Department of Environmental Protection, with sign off from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is going to build two reefs to help anglers in South Jersey. One will be just south of the mouth of the Maurice River and the other will be just north of Point Pleasant Beach, The Press of Atlantic City reports.
In the rest of the day’s news, the state says there’s no problem with Atlantic County getting a lower share of casino taxes, read about a major labeling error at a South Jersey pharmaceutical company, Joe Piscopo was in town yesterday and an Egg Harbor City farm has a novel take on a yoga class, involving goats. All that and more below:
Local 54 Endorses Small in Atlantic City Mayoral Primary–Atlantic City’s largest casino workers' union endorsed Council President Marty Small Thursday in the Democratic mayoral primary. Press of Atlantic City
South Jersey Actress Stars in New Hulu Series, ‘Handmaid’s Tale’–Are you watching Hulu's new series 'The Handmaid's Tale' You may notice a friendly face from Pitman, New Jersey! SoJO 104.9
State to Atlantic County: No Need for Tax Hike this Year–A top Christie official says there is no evidence that Atlantic County needs to raise taxes because it did not get its 13.5 percent share of the PILOT money.
Speaking in front of the Assembly Budget Committee on Wednesday, Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Chuck Richman said the county hasn’t received the amount of money it’s requesting from casino property taxes in several years. Press of Atlantic City
See What Changes are Coming to South Jersey Movie Theaters this Year–Three movie theaters in Cape May and Atlantic counties are undergoing significant renovations this year, including adding four screens to a Middle Township movie house. Press of Atlantic City
Goodbye To My Favorite Wawa Store–We first told you about three weeks ago that the old Wawa at Tilton Road and Hingston Avenue in Egg Harbor Township was shutting down... sadly, as of today it is no more. Cat Country 107.3
Alyssa Aldridge of Mainland takes third in 3,000 run at Penn Relays–PHILADELPHIA – Alyssa Aldridge outran her track and field demons Thursday night. Press of Atlantic City
Will the state privatize Atlantic City’s trash collection if City Council won’t?–ATLANTIC CITY — State overseer Jeffrey Chiesa could go it alone and privatize the city’s trash collection himself after City Council balked at outsourcing the service. Press of Atlantic City