|Posted on May 14, 2020 at 11:55 AM||comments (3)|
NOW THAT THE REFERENDUM HAS BEEN DEFEATED,
IT’S TIME TO CLEAN OUT ATLANTIC CITY
HALL’S SWAMP, AND RESILIENTLY
“BRING ATLANTIC CITY BACK”
Now that the referendum has been defeated in Atlantic City, Democratic Primary Mayoral
Candidate Jimmy Whitehead is poised to make his official announcement next week.
Jimmy Whitehead intends to bring “fresh ideas and change to the governance of Atlantic City
with a pathway highlighting an avant garde economic development plan providing a resilient
recovery and non-casino jobs. I do not owe anyone or any special interest group anything, I
only owe the people of Atlantic City the best possible representation, which is long overdue.”
On the referendum: “We just experienced an unprecedented attempt by outside interests to
change Atlantic City’s form of government. The referendum was possible because it is obvious
the city remains broken, but fortunately the People of Atlantic City recognized we need to
control our destiny. Now it is time to roll up our sleeves and give the all Atlantic City the “good,
mature, accountable, compliant, and transparent governance” City Hall leadership deserves
and needs. I want term limits on local seats also. The same people in office have led us where
we are, with over 40% residents living in poverty.
Mr. Whitehead will soon present a development plan focused on non-casino mixed-used
development, and needed reform within all departments of Atlantic City. We are a service
oriented city, and cannot get service from our city hall. Additionally, Jimmy Whitehead’s
economic plans include special infrastructure projects which will be highlighted that will create
thousands of new union steelworkers, electricians, carpenters, and longshore labor jobs.
|Posted on April 20, 2020 at 11:45 PM||comments (2)|
Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 105 on March 19, 2020, which postponed the March 31, 2020 Atlantic City Special Election to May 12, 2020. Executive Order 105 also ordered that the both the Atlantic City Special Election and Ventnor May Municipal elections are to be held by Vote-by-Mail ballots. The Office of the Atlantic County Clerk is required to send ALL REGISTERED VOTERS a Vote-by-Mail ballot. Beginning on April 24, 2020, the Atlantic County Clerk’s Office will be mailing the Vote-by-Mail ballots to registered voters for the Atlantic City Special and Ventnor May municipal elections.
Atlantic City and Ventnor registered voters will receive the following items in their Vote-by-Mail package:
PREPAID postage return envelope
Vote-by-Mail ballot completion instructions
Letter explaining why you are receiving this ballot
|Posted on December 7, 2019 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
Mays Landing New Jersey. DECEMBER 6, 2019
The Atlantic County Justice Facility, donated to the Toys for Children program in Atlantic County.
Two thousand dollars was collected by three officers, representing their specific unions:
Lieutenant Eric Matlock, representing FOP #112; Sergeant Brian Martin, also representing FOP # 112; Official Bobby Hines, representing FOP # 34; and Stephanie Lewis, representing Teamsters.
Greetings to everyone for the donations. Thanks to donations like this, on Decemeber 15th, 2019, the Toys for Kids Program will be delivering within Atlantic County to the following places: Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Community Events with more than 2500 gifts for children in this celebration.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020!
|Posted on September 23, 2019 at 10:20 AM||comments (8)|
Galloway, N.J. - Stockton University will hold naming ceremonies for eight new boats for its rowing teams on Wednesday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Atlantic City boathouse, 3405 Fairmount Ave.
A boat named for local rowing legend Stan Bergman will be dedicated at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The boat was purchased through a generous donation from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield. A second boat will also be named as a surprise to a local rowing supporter.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, several boats will be officially named during the Atlantic City Stakes boat races in Atlantic City.
At 9:45 a.m. boats will be named for coach Bob Kerstetter, Ray D’Amico ’81, Stockton trustee Madeline Deininger ’80 and Stockton First Lady Lynne Kesselman ’82.
At 11:15 a.m. boats named for Elizabeth B. Alton and R. John Alton will be dedicated. The Alton boats were made possible through a donation by Elizabeth Endicott and the Alton family.
The Alton Student Lounge on the second floor of the new Stockton University Academic Center, 3711 Atlantic Ave., will also be dedicated at 2 p.m. Saturday following the boat races. Elizabeth Alton was a founding member of Stockton’s board of trustees and a tireless advocate for locating a state college in South Jersey.