Don Guardian

Biased Atlantic City Mayoral Debate? Political Skew and Public Outing.

In what has become a common theme during this political season, allegations of media bias and dirty tricks were again leveled against a local Atlantic City newspaper and Radio station. WOND-AM radio and moderator Scott Cronick, an employee of the Press of Atlantic City, were the target of anger by canadiates and audience members at …

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Atlantic City Mayor Involved in Car Accident with Child

On Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 3:20 pm, patrol officers responded to the west bound lanes of Route 30 in front of the Highgate Apartments for a report of a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident involving Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian.   Mayor Guardian was traveling in a westbound lane of Route 30 in his …

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CRDA Board Quietly Awards Insurance Deal With Vague Financials

CRDA director Chris Howard says the juicy insurance deal awarded to the George Norcross affiliated insurance company went to a “stronger and more thorough proposal”. Hmmmm…. Just a few things missing though. Costs and savings were not part of the review process. Amy Rosenberg from Philly.com: The infamous contract was awarded based on a Request …

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Atlantic City Still Waiting for ‘Buy & Hold’ Blatstein to Succeed

Some, like Mayor Don Guardian, see developer Bart Blatstein as a non-casino savior for Atlantic City. Others, scratch their heads about the value of Blatstein, who heads up Tower Investments and owns a summer home in Margate. If Blatstein loves Atlantic City so much, why doesn’t he buy a home here? According to RTForty.com,  developer …

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Can Guardian Eek Out Another Term as Atlantic City Mayor?

Almost four years ago, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian won by the slimmest of margins. ‘Guardian should have never become Mayor of Atlantic City’ quipped a group gathered to watch a recent candidates forum. So how did a gay, white, Republican with a background in city clean-ups and the Boy Scouts get elected in a …

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Atlantic City Mayor Being Held to 13.5% County Tax Agreement

Atlantic County Exec Denny Levinson wants what Mayor Guardian agreed to. 22 local mayors, and NJ Gov. Christie are on Denny’s side. Levinson warned in a letter to county mayors….. “As you are well-aware, the money received from the PILOT is to be used for tax relief for the other 22 municipalities and Atlantic City’s …

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Christie Reaches Deal With Borgata, Shows Mayor How It’s Done.

The Mayor of Atlantic City, Don Guardian, couldn’t get it done. So the State of NJ had to step in. Due to crazy tax assessments, dysfunctional leadership & questionable legal skills, Atlantic City got in deep with Borgata. Real deep.  $165 million’s worth of deep. Borgata really knew how to win those tax appeal cases …

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Atlantic County Taxpayers, Trenton, Biz Chamber & Mayors Angry at Guardian

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian says Atlantic County non-casino taxpayers should be OK with a smaller share of the hated, casino-friendly PILOT  bill. The good Mayor likely got un-friended and lost many Facebook followers after that statement got out. LISTEN to Atlantic County Exec Denny Levinson. He responds on the Don Williams Radio Show. WOND 1400am. …

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Atlantic County Exec: PILOT & Casino Assessment EPIC FAILS

Atlantic County Executive, Dennis Levinson, is not a big fan of a PILOT BILL for Casinos. ( Payment in Lieu of Taxes ) It’s also possible that Mr. Levinson throws up in his mouth a little…when  discussing Atlantic City’s nonsensical assessment of casinos. And don’t get Denny started about the insane under-valuation of Borgata. MGM …

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Guardian 2016 Recap, Urinal Inspections, Battle with GOP & State

From the ‘Boardwalk Insider’:  Some, like Councilmen Marty Small & Frank Gilliam hope this turns out to be his last ‘State of The City’ speech. On Jan 4, in front of 450+ attendees, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian tapped danced around the bad and spent most of his presentation focused on private and State & Federal development …

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