Cory Booker’s former chief of staff, Modia Butler, is joining the CRDA board.
Butler’s also a partner at Mercury, the terrifying public relations firm. Super.
Jeff Van Drew and Seth Grossman debated at Stockton last night, and the tenor of the discourse was about what you’d expect.
At one point, Seth was asked about climate change and said, “The climate’s been changing for five billion years. Go ask Noah. Go ask the Ice Age.”
So that’s what you’re dealing with: Noah, who’s a) not a real guy and b) famous for spending a long time on a boat.
“Avoid it if you can!” I’m guessing Noah’d say if you could ask him.
The Philly Inquirer has a fun addendum to the Norcross wiretapping story, reporting that Large George’s phones were being monitored for two things, seemingly: One had to do with the tax credits that get handed out to select companies like Easter eggs. The other tap was part of a probe into Johnny Dougherty, the Philadelphia union
boss executive. So we’ve got that going for us. Anyway.
Route 40 talked to the owners of the Atlantic Club, which was recently not sold to Stockton, about a few details we found interesting: specifically how/why they modified a loan on another Atlantic City property, whether they paid tax liens and more… (please give us a click!)
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VIC’S SUBS COVER STORY: ULTIMATE ‘WALSHY’S WARRIOR’ KELLY WALSH AN INSPIRATION AT HOLY SPIRIT–Kelly Walsh will forever be linked to her well known father, Bill, who is one of the most popular and successful football coaches in South Jersey history. He’s a Holy Spirit icon, and generations of boys credit him with turning them into men during their time in the Navy blue and gold jerseys. glorydaysonline.com
St. Joseph (Hamm.) football coach suspended amid players’ racially charged video–Legendary St. Joseph (Hamm.) head football coach Paul Sacco has been suspended for two games following the release on social media of a video that shows St. Joseph players using racial slurs toward a Haddonfield player. highschoolsports.nj.com
Ventnor City Hall mold remediation to cost more than $70,000–VENTNOR – The discovery of common mold and moisture in City Hall will cost more than $70,000 to remediate, City Administrator Maria Mento said Wednesday morning. www.downbeach.com
WEB GUIDE TO NJ PROPERTY TAXES: EVERYTHING EXCEPT WHY THEY’RE SO HIGH–New Jersey residents may not like paying the nation’s highest property-tax bills, but an online brochure being distributed by the state’s accountants, realtors, and municipal-tax assessors is meant to impart a good understanding of exactly how property taxes work. www.njspotlight.com
Tight Race in New Jersey’s Third Congressional District Hinges on Trump–On Nov. 6, voters in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District will see the names of two men on their ballots: Democrat Andy Kim and Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur. www.wnyc.org