Atlantic County

Borrow $97 Million for Blatstein Water Park in Atlantic City?

Last March, the un-elected Atlantic County Improvement Authority agreed to borrow $97 million to build a private water park  next to the Showboat in Atlantic City.  It will be owned by Bart Blatstein.  Blatstein is a Philadelphia developer who owns Showboat in Atlantic City as a non-casino hotel. Blatstein also owns several projects in Philadelphia.  …

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Guenther Blasted for Plan to Divert Funds from Local Schools to ACIT.

A growing list of school districts oppose ACIT expansion plans as well as the county’s monetary contribution. Parents are criticizing the ACIT, Atlantic County Institute of Technology application process endorsed by school superintendent, Phil Guenther. ACIT is described as a private school running on public funding. That’s according to a recent story in the Press …

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Radio Host Rips Atlantic County Exec Levinson over Weak COVID-19 Leadership

There’s a COVID-19 leadership vacuum in Atlantic County. That includes the Atlantic City region as well. So says WPG Radio host Harry Hurley. We agree. So do many others. This deadly fact is especially worrisome as Coronavirus cases start to rise here in South Jersey and the Atlantic City region. Atlantic County Executive, Denny Levinson, …

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