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Pa., Cherry Hill kids come to Margate, fight on beach, hang at Wawa, get arrested

"There's not one of them from Margate," said Police Capt. Ken Bergeron of the dozen arrests of teenagers for drinking, marijuana, disorderly conduct. In a town jammed with visitors, Margate police had their hands fill - with juveniles from out of town.

A.C. successfully sells bonds to fund Borgata settlement, and Christie takes credit

The state of New Jersey said it had successfully issued bonds to fund a $72 million dollar tax appeal settlement with Borgata.

A.C. successfully sells bonds to fund Borgata settlement, and Christie takes credit

The state of New Jersey said it had successfully issued bonds to fund a $72 million dollar tax appeal settlement with Borgata.

Why do so many people want to be mayor of Atlantic City?

The state has usurped nearly all of Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian's powers. So why do so many people want his job?

Why do so many people want to be mayor of Atlantic City?

The state has usurped nearly all of Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian's powers. So why do so many people want his job?

Bills from law firm running Atlantic City for state now top $1 million

Newly released invoices from the West Orange law firm of Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi total more than $873K for work running Atlantic City between March 24 and May 10. That is in addition to $287,000 previously released, to push bills since November past $1.1 million.

Bills from law firm running Atlantic City for state now top $1 million

Newly released invoices from the West Orange law firm of Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi total more than $873K for work running Atlantic City between March 24 and May 10. That is in addition to $287,000 previously released, to push bills since November past $1.1 million.
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Even the ice cream men in Ventnor are upset about state's July beach and dune construction

Ventnor has told the state its beaches are too busy in summer for the disruption of beach replenishment, now scheduled from mid June to mid July. But whether the town can delay the project until after Labor Day is not clear.

State wants crafters at A.C.'s Gardner's Basin to stay - for now

The state says it has asked the National Park Service, which objected to the Crafter's Village, to agree to let the artisans and their sheds stay for one more season.

Two Shore towns get bad news on summer dune construction

The work, which some towns want and others dread, will begin next week in Atlantic City and hit Ventnor in early June and Margate in mid-July. Longport gets the post-Labor Day spot. "Not happy, " said Ventnor's mayor.

Deal to turn closed A.C. casino into water park evaporates

The owners of the closed Atlantic Club say local developers failed to get financing.

Christie: 'Complete baloney' that Hudson tunnel project he killed would be nearly done

Despite the recent transit chaos in Penn Station and North Jersey, and the uncertain federal funding of the planned Gateway Hudson River tunnels, Gov. Christie said he did not make a mistake killing the ARC project in 2010.

Christie's stance toward selling A.C. water authority softens; NAACP condemns takeover

On the same day the national president of the NAACP, Cornell Brooks, and civil rights attorneys vowed to help Atlantic City citizens keep control of their water authority, Gov. Christie signaled a new attitude from the state, saying he felt "very, very protective" of the Municipal Utility Authority because citizens do.

U.S. Rep LoBiondo town hall finally happened — without LoBiondo

The GOP congressman declined to attend the meeting at the Salem Inn and said he has held dozens of meetings with groups of constituents. LoBiondo is invited to another town hall being organized for May 31.

Watch another beautiful building in Atlantic City get torn down

The old Holiday Motors Building, which once housed Studebakers, and sat charmingly at the confluence of Atlantic and Providence Avenues, was deemed too far gone to save and was demolished as part of Stockton's new campus.

New A.C. master plan puts real-life Monopoly Board in play

A long-awaited new master plan is designed to loosen up zoning and land-use regulations to spur development in the struggling seaside resort. "The little people are here, and we would like to stay here," said one resident.

Christie turns on county as Atlantic City’s budget slims down

For the first time in a decade, city residents will see a decrease in their taxes. But Atlantic County is crying foul. In the odd political theater of the state takeover, alliances are shifting.

'A million little pieces:' National Park Service, state lower boom on Atlantic City crafter village

They told Gardner's Basin to evict its seasonal crafters vilage from its sheds. "They're picking on the little guy," said Chris Seyer, head of the Gardner's Basin Foundation.

Little Steven (and Gov. Christie) usher in Hard Rock to Atlantic City

"We've seen the bottom," said builder Jack Morris, one of the developers of the planned Hard Rock Atlantic City casino that will replace the old Trump Taj Mahal. "Now we're going to see what we can do from here."

Shore's FAA Tech chief questioned in D.C. about drone traffic control

Fending off a proposal to privatize Air Traffic Control systems which could threaten 3,000 jobs, Shelley Yak, the director of the FAA Technical Center in Egg Harbor Township answered questions about drones from the aviation subcommittee at the U.S. House of Representatives.