Amanda Auble has a story on the fire house on California Avenue, which has been closed due to mold, which is gross. John Varallo, the new union head, says realistically two stations should be closed. “It’s the lack of the capital improvement and the lack of political will to fix these problems before they balloon, and now we’re here with a station closed.”
You could bet, legally, on the Oscars in New Jersey for the first time and Jessica Remo at NJ.com has a fun story. She put twelve bucks on Green Buck, so I guess she won!
Elsewhere in casinos, Carl Icahn wants Tony Rodio to be CEO of Caesars, Reuters reports, citing unnamed sources.
Elinor has a story on the ACPD promoting a Latino officer to the rank of lieutenant. The Hispanic Alliance has been calling for more representation.
For more feats of journalism…
MEASURE TO ILLUMINATE DARK MONEY IN NJ POLITICS IS READY FOR NEXT HURDLE–A strong law to shed light on “dark-money” groups could soon result from the political feud between Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney if the sponsor of a bill that would require greater disclosure of who is behind these groups is successful in moving the measure through the Assembly next month.
College campus for sale in the Pinelands. It comes with a pool and a lawsuit!–One of the first credos of real estate is location, location, location. Arguably the next box to check off is having buyers climbing all over each other to bid to win the property. www.nj.com
Follow live N.J. power outage tracker: Damaging winds could gust to 65 mph–Thousands of New Jersey residents were without power Monday morning as high winds continued to blast the state overnight with gusts up to 65 mph expected in some spots. www.nj.com
Atlantic City’s Claudine Smith wins hurdles at Meet of Champions–TOMS RIVER — Claudine Smith wears a blue-and-white jacket engraved with the titles she’s won during her track and field career. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
Brigantine firefighters rescue boater from water–Brigantine firefighters rescued a boater after his boat overturned in the bay late Sunday morning. www.breakingac.com