Don Guardian

(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

(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

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

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Atlantic City. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Christie Names Oversight Team To Dig A.C. Out Of ‘Enormous Hole’

By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian. (credit: David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor: ‘At Least We Are Not Detroit’

Leave it to Don Guardian, the feel-good mayor of ailing Atlantic City, to put his city’s woes into context.

01/16/2015

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Atlantic City Mayor Upbeat About Future; ‘At Least We Are Not Detroit’

On the same day news broke the parent company of Caesars Casino in Atlantic City filed for bankruptcy, its ballroom was filled for Mayor Don Guardian’s annual State of the City address.

01/15/2015

The Taj Mahal Casino Resort, seen from the Atlantic City Boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Atlantic City Mayor Postpones Appearance in Trenton As Lawmakers Consider a North Jersey Casino

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian cancelled his appearance, a spokesman saying a personal emergency came up that required his attention.

12/04/2014

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Fight To Keep Taj Mahal Casino From Closing Heating Up

No tax breaks and no elimination of workers’ benefits may soon mean no more Taj Mahal Casino as union and elected leaders made their stance crystal clear Friday.

10/10/2014

(Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian, at the Delaware County Press Club, in Media, Pa.  Photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor Lays Out Red Carpet For Town’s Economic Recovery

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian discussed his long-term goals for the shore town that has been wracked over the past few weeks by consolidation in the casino industry.

09/17/2014

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian. (credit: David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor Optimistic Despite the Breaking Wave of Casino Closures

Labor Day may not be much of a holiday for several thousand workers at the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City, both of which will be closing their doors. Mayor Don Guardian is hopeful for the town’s future.

08/29/2014

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

Atlantic City Accentuates The Positive Amid Casino Industry Downturn

“This is a milestone moment in Atlantic City, one in which consolidation in the casino industry must make way for new opportunities,” said mayor Donald Guardian.

08/26/2014

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50,000 People Expected At Free Blake Shelton Concert In AC

Many concert-goers are already claiming their spot for the free Blake Shelton concert tonight in Atlantic City.

07/31/2014

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AC Mayor: 6 Potential Buyers For Revel Casino

Atlantic City’s mayor says there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale next month at a bankruptcy auction.

07/23/2014

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

Atlantic City Mayor Untroubled By Shore Town’s Troubled Casino Industry

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian says he has a four-year plan that will turn the city back into the destination resort it was before the casinos arrived.

06/27/2014

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Atlantic City Mayor Officially Designates Beach As LGBT-Friendly

Don Guardian officially designated Park Place Beach as LGBT-friendly.

06/16/2014

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