Still Empty After All These Years, Kmart & Sonic Booms – Thursday’s Roundup

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Still Empty After All These Years
Route 40 dug into the story of a vegetable patch, a South Jersey power broker, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and the Atlantic City property tax crisis, and this was the result – a long read that will tell you all you need to know about why the South Inlet is so resolutely empty.

So long, Pleasantville Kmart
The Pleasantville Kmart is among the victims of a nationwide Kmart Kull, according to The Press of Atlantic City. “They’re going to be sadly missed,” said the Pleasantville mayor. The closure will leave a large hole in a strip mall along the Black Horse Pike, where the John Brooks Recovery Center recently opened an outpatient clinic. Meanwhile, just up the road, Mercedes Benz and Porsche dealerships are moving in. There is another story to be written, some time, about the madness of piecemeal development in South Jersey suburbs…

Sonic Boom Shakes
It happened again, The Press of Atlantic City reports. We missed it, but apparently it felt like another small earthquake. Weather man Dan Skeldon said the cause was most likely a nearby F-35 joint strike fighter plane.

For the rest of today’s headlines, including the latest on who’s running for District 2 Senator, whether or not there will be snow, a nationwide spike in Fentanyl deaths and a look into school lockdowns in South Jersey, see below:

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