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April 27, 2017

BODY OF ATLANTIC COUNTY MARINE RETURNED HOME THURSDAY

The body of United States Marine Tyler Wechsler returned home to Atlantic County Thursday afternoon.  Wechsler’s body was found along a hiking trail earlier this month in Hawaii after he was missing for more than a week.  Another motorcade will occur Sunday for Wechsler as his body is transported to its final resting place in [...]
April 27, 2017

REPORT: DEAL TO SELL FORMER ATLANTIC CLUB HAS FALLEN THROUGH

A deal that would have resulted in the sale of the former Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City is off.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the buyers failed to secure enough financing to buy the casino which was closed a few years ago. ##
April 27, 2017

TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER MAY COME TO PERMIT OFFSHORE DRILLING

Despite grave concerns from environmentalists and business leaders, President Trump may issue an executive order before the weekend that would permit the offshore drilling for fuel.  Many local groups and organizations have fought the plan, saying the risk to the environment and tourism is not worth it.  Senator Robert Menendez is opposed to the President’s [...]
April 27, 2017

NEW ARTIFICIAL REEFS COMING TO DELAWARE BAY VIA NJDEP

Some new artificial reefs are coming to the Delaware Bay courtesy of the New Jersey Environmental Protection.  DEP Commissioner Bob Martin says a new reef in the bay and another in Manasquan Inlet will expand fishing opportunities in the State of New Jersey.  Recreational fishing generates $1.5 billion in New Jersey each year. ##