Category: Atlantic City

Guardian lands big job in Gilmore’s backyard

Outgoing Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian will continue in municipal government come January, Save Jerseyans, but not in the Boardwalk Empire. On Wednesday, Guardian confirmed that he will take over as Business Administration in Republican-controlled Toms River. “Over the past Read More

Kurtz gathers, energizes young N.J. GOP leaders at the League

Amidst a sea of Democrat-dominated events at the League of Municipalities, Republican Atlantic City Councilman Jesse O. Kurtz hosted an inaugural young GOP leaders’ breakfast at last week’s annual event to encourage communication among what’s left of the state’s Young Read More

Atlantic City’s GOP Mayor gains key Democrat support down reelection fight’s homestretch

This year’s battle for the Atlantic City mayoralty is a proxy battle, Save Jerseyans. Republican Don Guardian, the incumbent, is supported by GOP leaders. Democrat Frank Gilliam is backed by Steve Sweeney and the South Jersey Democrat-Big Labor alliance. Some Read More

Atlantic City rolls dice on bid to woo Amazon HQ2

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City has joined a growing list of New Jersey towns that trying to convince Amazon it’s the perfect place for the company’s second headquarters. The city touted access Atlantic City International Airport, its favorable tax incentive Read More

Photo of the Week: Rallying against hate (and conventional spelling) in A.C.

So Councilman Kaleem Shabazz (who I’m told is a relatively cool dude – he’s a Chris Brown booster) held an anti-hate press conference in Atlantic City on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, in the wake of the Charlottesville kerfuffle. Sadly? Not every Read More

Op-Ed: Proposed A.C. Charter School is Desperately Needed

I am very excited to announce my support for The Frederick Douglass Charter School for Boys, a new school that our community desperately needs. If approved by the New Jersey Department of Education, this innovative educational institution would be the Read More

Atlantic City rakes in a fraction of other states on gaming tax, report says

TRENTON — Atlantic City’s casinos paid a fraction last year in taxes compared to New Jersey’s neighbors thanks to a low gaming tax that proponents say help the city, while others argue it’s a lost opportunity. According to the Press Read More

GOP’s Brown Riding High (with NAACP Praise?) as LD2 Dems Flounder

It’s far too competitive of a district for anyone to get comfortable, Save Jerseyans, but the state senatorial campaign of Asm. Chris Brown (R-2) is riding high these days. Saturday’s NAACP Freedom Fund Awards breakfast in Atlantic City was illustrative. Read More

REPORT: Grand Jury Zeros In On Atlantic City?

That’s what Harry Hurley reported this morning on his WPG Talk Radio “Hurley in the Morning” program, Save Jerseyans. The revelation came from Atlantic City Councilman George Tibbitt who told Hurley that two Atlantic City Council members had recently testified before a grand Read More