The Ventnor Twin movie theater will reopen next spring (yep, as a movie theater), Nanette LoBiondo of Downbeach.com reports. The new owners also run the Harbor Square Theater in Stone Harbor, so they (hopefully) know what they’re getting in to. They say that the building is not in as bad a state as some reports (post Sandy) have made out. So that’s good.
Steve Sweeney told Politico he has the votes to pass recreational marijuana bills by the end of September. They don’t actually have the bills yet, but they have the votes! (Paywall.)
Ryan Whetham, a Woodstown cowboy, won steer-wrestling and team roping at the Cowtown Rodeo Saturday, making him the top money-winner. Clovis Crane came first in saddle-bronc riding and Ned Kilgus won tie-down roping.
Your Property Taxes
NJ.com has one of its handy listicles, this one is the 30 towns in the state with the highest property taxes. Control + F to see if your town made the list!
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Barbecue Celebrates Sign Ups For Atlantic City’s Youngest Students–The Head Start program has openings in Atlantic City for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. A registration barbecue will be held Monday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Gateway Head Start Early Education Center at 1433 Bacharach Boulevard in Atlantic City. breakingac.com
Anger Erupts Over Power Outages, Speeding And Plans For Good Farm At Southampton Committee Meeting–Anger over frequent power outages, a project to transform a farm into a recreational complex, roadway maintenance falling through the cracks and speeding roiled a Southampton Township Committee meeting late last month. pinebarrenstribune.com
School board candidate who posted racist rants on Facebook withdraws from race–The school board candidate who posted racist remarks on his Facebook page between 2013 and 2016 has removed himself from the race, a statement posted Saturday on Facebook confirmed. www.nj.com
Huge air show blasts into Atlantic City this week. Here’s what you need to know–The 2018 Atlantic City Airshow, also known as "Thunder Over the Boardwalk," returns to the Jersey Shore casino town for its 16th year on Wednesday, bringing a day-long lineup of dazzling displays sure to turn heads. www.nj.com