Category: Atlantic County

Will legal sports betting help N.J.? I don’t like our odds.

By Matt Rooney _ You can’t have prosperity without freedom, but don’t think for a moment that freedom guarantees prosperity.  On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court aligned itself with common sense and struck down a widely-panned 1992 federal law — Read More

ELECTION ’18: GOP longshots Goldberg, Grossman team up at the Jersey Shore

TRENTON, N.J. — Republican state-wide campaigns (and general election ambitions) live and die on the margins produced at the Jersey Shore, the iconic region of the Garden State that’s working class, small business-owning population provided Chris Christie’s margin of victory Read More

VIDEO: Rooney opines on controversial roadside search, Atlantic City’s future

By The Staff _ Did a controversial N.J. State Trooper roadside search violate on motorists’ civil liberties? Is the pending reopening (and rebranding) of the former Revel Casino signal new hope for Atlantic City? On Tuesday, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined the Fox29/My9 Chasing Read More

Brown backs Singh in NJ-02

By The Staff _ Just over a week after securing the Atlantic County line in his quest for the NJ-02 GOP nomination, candidate Hirsh Singh has locked up the endorsement of Atlantic’s Republican state senate. “I am happy to join Read More

EHT GOP Taps Balles, Parker For First Post-McCullough Election Cycle

EGG HARBOR TWP., N.J. — Republicans are attempting to pivot in one of New Jersey’s largest GOP-controlled towns this cycle. After long-time Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough and Committeman Frank Finnerty announced their retirement earlier this month, on Thursday, approximately 75 Read More

On Atlantic Convention Eve, Singh Will Rally Supporters at McCullough’s

By Matt Rooney _ Regardless of whether you choose to see everything that’s transpired to date as democracy in action or a massive party screw-up (David Wildstein used the phrase “train wreck”), what everyone agrees upon is that Atlantic County’s GOP convention, Read More

Long-Time EHT Mayor, Former Senator Sonny McCullough to Retire

By The Staff _ EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — It’s the end of an era in Atlantic County. On Tuesday, long-time Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough (R) announced he won’t seek reelection as mayor this year after approximately three Read More