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Civil Service Protection Needs The Axe

   Yesterday’s Press of Atlantic City illustrates yet another reason why civil service needs the axe.  Civil service is an artificial government intervention.  Artificial, because the mechanism does not accurately portrey reality.  Civil service ensures that workers do not receive pay commensurate to the work they perform.     Michael Clark begins his article:  A City Council … Continue reading

Labor Unions Are Above The Law

   Steven Lemongello of the Atlantic City Press writes: Vowing that “we are going to shut this town down,” local AFL-CIO leader Roy Foster told a crowd of thousands at Saturday’s union rally that they weren’t going to march down the Boardwalk, as was previously announced. Instead, they were going to march straight down the … Continue reading

Largest Single-Rooftop Solar Panel Project

   Atlantic City sets-out to set another record.  This time, Atlantic City is making a move in the field of alternative energy.   Atlantic City’s Convention Center will be home to the largest single-rooftop solar panel project.     Energy is a complex field.  Local, County, State, and Federal governments and subsidiary agencies need to collaborate to … Continue reading

Ruth Newman Shapiro 5K Run/Walk

   This morning several hundred runners and walkers participated in the 8th annual 5K run/walk to benefit the Ruth Newman Shapiro Cancer and Heart Fund.  The event was a success.  Congressman Frank LoBiondo was present, presenting the post-race awards.  Greg Gregory, the man who runs Somers Point, was Master of Ceremonies for the event.  Mr. Gregory and the Congressman are … Continue reading

A New Firefighter Crop

   Twenty-nine people were made Atlantic City Firefighters.  Two members of the group were women, who are also military veterans, and one is a mother.  Lynda Cohen of the Press of Atlantic City writes: The class is ready, Battalion Chief Paul Shropshire said. “We put a piece of us into each one of you,” the … Continue reading