Celeste Fernandez Is Trying To Talk About The Economy

Celeste Fernandez, candidate for freeholder at-large in Atlantic County, said she made her decision to run for office on November 9, 2016, which makes it easy to count her among the millions of women moved to action by the ascension of a reality TV star who boasted of sexual assault to the office of President of the United States.

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The Students Are Coming

In Atlantic City’s Lower Chelsea neighborhood, in the blocks around the new Stockton University campus, things are starting to change. Ocean City donut-and-coffee shop Drip n’ Scoop is moving in (at Ventnor and Bartram Aves). Directly across the street it seems as if something is going on behind the boards that shield the burnt-out shell of A&B Market (the city moved to foreclose on the owners of the property earlier this year). And at the corner of Raleigh Ave, a contractor working for an Egg Harbor Township-based dentist has painstakingly renovated the interior of a three-story building and reworked the surrounding stone steps and courtyard. The new outpost of Atlantic Smiles is coming soon, a sign says.

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Comeback Story For Atlantic City Wrestler

Phillip Eisenstein was a wrestling fan as a kid. He grew up and stopped thinking about it, much. But at the end of this month, under the stage name Ike Phillips, he will take the ring at the Celebrity Theatre at The Claridge alongside a poster-full of big-name talents for the first ever Boardwalk Beatdown.

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Hispanic Renaissance?

Bert Lopez has a full-time job and is involved with more than a few chambers and charitable organizations. He isn’t sure he wants another side project. But as one of the founders of the long-dormant Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County, he’s been under some pressure lately.

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