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Cape May Court House man indicted for allegedly bribing a CRDA official

Anthony Christaldi Anthony Christaldi  TRENTON – A Cape May Court House man was indicted today on charges he paid a bribe to a Casino Reinvestment Development Authority official to get a higher price for his Atlantic City property, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said.

A state Grand Jury indicted Anthony J. Christaldi, 69, on a second degree charge of bribery for allegedly paying a $10,000 bribe to a CRDA official who handles real estate purchases for the organization’s voluntary land bank program.

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Atlantic-Cape May Workforce Investment Board earns state recertification

The New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board  has recertified Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board  through 2016./Submitted The New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board has recertified Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board through 2016./Submitted MAYS LANDING _ The New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission has recertified the Atlantic-Cape May Workforce Investment Board through 2016.

The Atlantic-Cape May WIB plays an integral role in strengthening New Jersey’s workforce system. The WIB partners with local businesses, community and faith-based organizations, education institutions and government agencies to provide employment, training and social services to support the area’s workforce and prepare people to address today’s evolving economy.

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Atlantic County conducting post-Sandy unmet needs survey

More than 22,000 Atlantic County residents registered for federal assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. A new online survey seeks their input as well as those who were impacted but did not request assistance.

The survey is sponsored by the Atlantic County Division of Public Health in partnership with the Mental Health Association of New Jersey. It aims to determine the unmet health, mental health and social service needs of county residents who were impacted by the hurricane and is based upon a framework developed by the New Jersey Department of Health.

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Visiting professor ‘Language and the Brain’ events at Atlantic Cape April 2 and May 7

MAYS LANDING—Beacons by the Sea visiting scholar Dr. Fatjona R. Lubonja will present “Neuroscience: Language and the Brain—A Journey of Learning Languages” at 5 p.m., Wednesday April 2, at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, in the Walter Edge Theater, C-building.
Her presentation will cover neurological studies applied to language development and learning, socio-cultural implications and other areas related to learning a second language.

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Williamstown man dead as pursuit ends in Atlantic City with police shootout

ATLANTIC CITY – A 27-year-old Williamstown man is dead after s three-community police chase Thursday, March 27 that ended with an exchange of gunfire in Atlantic City between the man and police.

The incident began at 12:31 p.m. with two 911 calls to Pleasantville Police Department reporting a man with a gun at La Escondida II Restaurant, 701 Black Horse Pike, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain  said.

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LoBiondo uses Pleasantville stop to call for unemployment benefits extension

Calling on his fellow members in the House of Representatives to “ease the agony” of the long-term unemployed, U.S. Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-02) pledged to lead a crusade for lawmakers to extend unemployment benefits./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Calling on his fellow members in the House of Representatives to “ease the agony” of the long-term unemployed, U.S. Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-02) pledged to lead a crusade for lawmakers to extend unemployment benefits./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE - Calling on his fellow members in the House of Representatives to “ease the agony” of the long-term unemployed, U.S. Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-02) pledged to lead a crusade for lawmakers to extend unemployment benefits.

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Country music star Blake Shelton to perform free beach concert in AC

  Courtesy of BlakeShelton.com Courtesy of BlakeShelton.com  ATLANTIC CITY - Country music superstar and star of the show "The Voice" Blake Shelton will be peforming a free concert on the beach in Atlantic City on Thursday, July 31, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority announced.

 No further details on the concert were available, but those wanting updates can sign up for email alerts at www.atlanticcitynj.com.

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Atlantic County sponsors activities to mark National County Government Month

 

Atlantic County news Atlantic County news  National County Government Month is celebrated each April by the nation’s counties to raise public awareness and understanding about the roles and responsibilities of county government.

Atlantic County government will celebrate the event with the following activities (click on each to learn more):

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Winning bid for Fire and Mill intersection work to be announced April 8

Atlantic County is prepared to award a contract for the reconfiguration of the Fire and Mill roads intersection in Egg Harbor Township at the Tuesday, April 8 Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting. 

 The work includes the addition of traffic lanes to increase capacity and ease congestion at this heavily traveled intersection as well as pedestrian cross walks to enhance safety.

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North Jersey senator introduces bill to legalize marijuana

TRENTON — A New Jersey state senator introduced controversial legislation Monday, March 24 that would legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana in the state, but Gov. Chris Christie will reportedly veto the legislation if it passes.

Democratic Sen. Nicholas Scutari of Union County, who introduced the bill to legalize marijuana for those over 21, said the move would bring in considerable revenue for the state. In Colorado and Washington, revenue from the legalization of marijuana in those states is expected to bring in upward of $100 million in revenue this year, as well as thousands of jobs, New Jersey Senate Democrats said in a release Monday.

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