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Sewer leak leaves smelly flood along Atlantic City, Ventnor stretch

A sewer main leak has left a stinky mess and a traffic issue along a stretch between Atlantic City and Ventnor.The leak has been tracked to a 27-inch force main along Wellington Avenue, said Atlantic County Utilities Authority President Rick Dovey.The main carries all the wastewater from Longport, Margate and Ventnor to the treatment plant … Read more Sewer leak leaves smelly flood along Atlantic City, Ventnor stretch

Latest on next week’s Trump Plaza implosion in Atlantic City

Anyone hoping to get a good view of the Trump Plaza implosion should get to Bader Field early, officials said Wednesday, as they gave the latest updates on the long-shuttered casino’s end.The final countdown is set for 9 a.m. next Wednesday.For safety, the city has set up an exclusion zone, which will be evacuated hours … Read more Latest on next week’s Trump Plaza implosion in Atlantic City

Joe McDevitt, ex-freeholder and former ACHS teacher, dies at 53

Joe McDevitt, a retired Atlantic City High School teacher, coach and former Atlantic County freeholder, died Thursday from complications of COVID-19. He was 53.The Ventnor man was remembered by family and friends as a selfless man who was always helping people and adored his wife and two teenage children.“He donated a lot of time and … Read more Joe McDevitt, ex-freeholder and former ACHS teacher, dies at 53

New demolition date and fundraiser for Trump Plaza

Trump Plaza has a new demolition date — and a new fundraiser.Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small originally tried to auction off a chance for someone to push the button to implode the long-shuttered casino.He hoped to raise $1 million for the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City. But owner Carl Icahn put an end … Read more New demolition date and fundraiser for Trump Plaza

Icahn donates $175K to Atlantic City Boys & Girls Club after canceling demolition auction

Going, going … not so fast.The auction to push the button demolishing Atlantic City’s former Trump Plaza was canceled but the city’s Boys and Girls Club will still benefit.The brainchild of Mayor Marty Small looked to use the long-awaited demolition of the shuttered casino to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City.His goal … Read more Icahn donates $175K to Atlantic City Boys & Girls Club after canceling demolition auction