Atlantic City NJ

(Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian speaks with reporters.  File photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Says Hoped-For Federal Grant Should Avert Fire Department Layoffs

The city’s mayor says he plans to seek a federal grants to cover the cost of keeping the fire department fully staffed.

06/05/2015

(Our Lady Star of the Sea will remain as part of St. Monica parish after the consolidation.  Photo by David Madden)

4 Atlantic City Catholic Churches Being Consolidated Into One

Our Lady Star of the Sea and St. Nicholas of Tolentine will operate under the name of St. Monica Parish, with Our Lady Star of the Sea serving as the main worship site.

06/05/2015

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N.J. Lawmakers Debate Allowing Casinos Beyond Atlantic City

There’s a proposal in the state legislature that could pave the way for up to three new gambling facilities in the northern part of the state.

06/02/2015

(Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian speaks with reporters.  File photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor Hopes New Federal Program Will Brighten Prospects for Unemployed

A number of job training programs are now in place, but they only go so far, according to Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian.

05/22/2015

(An Atlantic City jitney.  Photo provided)

Atlantic City’s Jitneys Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Throwback Fares

This afternoon between 1pm and 6pm, fares will be the same as they were when the jitneys first hit the streets of Atlantic City: five cents.

05/22/2015

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Atlantic City Planning For Another Glorious Summer Season, Officials Say

There will be a couple of mega beach concerts this year (details to come in a couple of weeks), along with the usual offering of star-studded entertainment, family oriented events, nightlife, and outlet shopping.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

(Stockton University photo)

Stockton Univ. President Saatkamp Leaves 4 Months Sooner Than Announced

Over the weekend, the university faculty announced it had aproved a no-confidence vote in outgoing president Herman Saatkamp.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

(Stockton University photo)

After Showboat Tangle, Stockton University President Herman Saatkamp Calling It Quits

In a two-page letter to the school’s board of trustees, Herman Saatkamp says he’ll stay on until the end of August.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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Judge Nixes Temporary Generator Hookup For Former Revel Casino-Hotel Property

Glenn Straub, who is being fined $5,000 a day while the building’s emergency fire suppression system is without power, wanted to bring in diesel generators temporarily.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

The Resorts iGaming Lounge allows up to 100 patrons to play different casino games online while at Resorts. (photo courtesy: Resorts Casino Hotel)

In Atlantic City, Resorts Opens Online Casino and Internet Gaming Lounge

The Resorts iGaming Lounge allows up to 100 patrons to play different casino games online while at Resorts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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Officials Challenge Planned Interim Use of Diesel Generators By Revel’s New Owner

New Jersey environmental officials say the large diesel generators that developer Glenn Straub has brought in to get the Revel’s fire-suppression system operating again might not meet federal clean air standards.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

New Owner Working To Get Electric Power Restored at Revel Casino-Hotel, in Atlantic City

Two generators and one backup have arrived at the site, and will be hooked up soon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Developer Glenn Straub Finalizes Purchase of Revel Hotel-Casino in Atlantic City

Straub now owns the glittering facility, which some might call a “white elephant,” that sits at the northern end of the Atlantic City boardwalk.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

(Sunday, August 31, 2014 was the last day for gambling at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.   The adjacent Taj Mahal is in the foreground.  Behind the Showboat is the Revel.  File photo by David Madden/ KYW)

After Revel, Developer Glenn Straub Wants To Buy Showboat Casino Site, Too

Two sources confirm to KYW Newsradio that Straub is talking to Stockton University about taking the former Showboat off their hands.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

More Jockeying Over Future of Atlantic City’s Former Revel Casino Site

Florida-based developer Glenn Straub wants permission to move forward this weekend on his $82-million purchase offer for the Revel, so he can arrange for an alternate power source.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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