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Chelsea Neighborhood Association Mayoral Forum Video

Chelsea Neighborhood Association’s (CNA) candidate forums are an institution of Atlantic City politics.   This past Thursday the three mayoral candidates, Independent Joseph Polillo, Republican John McQueen, Jr., and Democrat Lorenzo Langford, appeared and fielded a series of questions.   The Atlantic City Scoop was there taking video for you to see where the candidates stand on … Continue reading

Press of AC on Lorenzo Langford

   This is from today’s Press of AC editorial endorsement for John McQueen, Jr.to win this November’s Mayoral election.   Here are their comments on Lorenzo Langford, Democrat candidate: Langford was not interviewed by The Press editorial board after he apparently confused the date of the meeting. But he has a track record in office – … Continue reading

A Great Idea for Atlantic City

   Maryland enacted a law in 2005 forcing sex offenders to place pumpkin signs on their doors.   The pumpkins serve to dissuade children from going to those homes. (Photo credit – http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,438725,00.html) Fox News reports: ANNAPOLIS —  Sex offenders in Maryland have begun receiving paper signs in the mail that read “No candy at this residence,” … Continue reading

Atlantic City Nostalgia from a Vegas Refugee

   AtlanticCityTripping.com features a reflection on Atlantic City’s thirty-year anniversary of casino gaming from Dr. Dave Schwartz: Before you go further, you’ve got to work with me as I explain, then come to grips with, the universal Atlantic City inferiority complex. We are so used to everyone telling us that the place is a dump that … Continue reading

Bravo! Atlantic City Firemen!

   Atlantic City has fantastic firemen.   Coastal Broadcasting News blogs: The Press of Atlantic City reports that a fire took place in Atlantic City on the 500 block of N. South Carolina Ave. at 1:47 AM on Monday morning. Firefighters rushed to the scene and rescued 20 people inside of the burning apartment. At the … Continue reading

Casino Connection on the Smoking Ban Delay

   The following is from our friends over at Casino Connection Blog: A Judicious Choice from Casino Connection Blog by admin Last Wednesday, with just a week to go before a full smoking ban was to take effect at Atlantic City’s casinos, City Council said it will consider delaying the order for a year, or … Continue reading

Cool Post from @ the Beach

   Liberals and Conservatives find a lot in common when it comes to local issues.   Check out @ the Beach for great local insights downbeach, from our Absecon Island neighbors. Saturday, October 11, 2008 http://athebeach.blogspot.com/2008/10/beach-banter-fall-beach-08.html   A rapidly imploding economy and stock market is starting to have a serious effect on our local economy here … Continue reading

Atlantic City New Republican Club Formed

 Atlantic City New Republican Club   Officers:   Jesse O. Kurtz, President Walter Collette, Treasurer Henrietta Collette, Secretary Bob Derbyshire, Municipal Chairman Rebecca Orsatti, Municipal Vice- Chairman Domonique McQueen, Membership Chairman       For Immediate Release                                                 15 October, 2008        Media Contact: Jesse O. Kurtz, 609.334.3756, JesseOKurtz@gmail.com                       Atlantic City New Republican Club Formed, Officers Selected … Continue reading

Atlantic City Candidates Debate

CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS OF ATLANTIC CITY – UNITED   PRESS RELEASE     September 29, 2008 Atlantic City, NJ  For Immediate Release   The Civic Associations of Atlantic City – UNITED will be conducting a Candidates Night on Tuesday, October 21, 2009 at Dante Hall, 14 N. Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ.  Doors will open at … Continue reading

City Council Needs an Economics Lesson

   We agree with Roger Gros’s recent blog post, “Delaying the Inevitable,” where he states: The idea that Atlantic City could or should control how a company develops its property—casino or not—is simply ludicrous. A company responds to many things, but most importantly, it responds to the economic conditions under which it must build its projects. To … Continue reading