August 30, 2016 Around South Jersey, August 30 | August 30, 2016
In today’s South Jersey news, a local beach got a warning for elevated bacteria levels and a company charged with finding substitute teachers for Atlantic City schools started a recruitment drive.
10 Jersey Shore beaches under advisories for bacteria levels– Somers Point is the only Atlantic County beach on this list of 10. The beaches are not closed, but were issued with water quality advisories. NJ.com
Christie says decision on ending NJ-PA tax pact coming soon– The governor has until Thursday to make a decision on forcing NJ/PA commuters to pay income taxes to both states. We're unclear how or whether this could affect the Philly beach-home owners on Absecon Island. Bucks County Courier Times
Atlantic City Could Look Vastly Different in 2017– Main takeaways: Bart Blatstein is talking to Carl Icahn about acquiring Trump Plaza, so the Playground can have parking. And Fantasea Resorts' Bruce Kaye still hasn't stopped believing in AC. The Huffington Post
‘Batman’ heroin causing South Jersey overdoses– The heroin has been linked to at least 49 overdoses in Camden, authorities said. NJ.com
Atlantic City Schools Outsource Recruitment Of Substitute Teachers– Atlantic City has hired a company to find substitute teachers for its schools in an effort to save money. The article says the city needs an average of 78 subs a day. Press of Atlantic City