Sunday, April 19, 2015

Shore Guide

A 36-year-old man from Egg Harbor Township, N.J., spent the summer of 2012 attacking women in Atlantic City, officials said - sexually assaulting them, threatening them with a fake gun, and choking them.
Stockton University announced Friday afternoon that it would sell the former Showboat casino property to Florida developer Glenn Straub if it cannot overcome obstacles to create an Atlantic City campus there.
ATLANTIC CITY - Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein paid a visit to this city Wednesday with his usual swagger as a doer vs. a talker.
AVALON - It seems everyone wants to save Armacost Park. But just how to accomplish the continued preservation of the 11-acre maritime forest - which experts say has been deteriorating for decades because of invasive vines and other non-native plant species - may be debatable.
Trump Taj Mahal casino's parent company is seeking to block Stockton University's creation of an Atlantic City campus next door to the Taj Mahal because it doesn't want to contend with underage college students trying to gamble, the company said Wednesday.
ATLANTIC CITY - The $126 million project to test whether this struggling city can have a multifaceted corporate meeting and convention business to compete with other Northeastern cities was showcased Wednesday.
Warning of a liquidity crisis through 2015 and a revenue decline "a lot more severe" than they had anticipated, Atlantic City's emergency managers on Tuesday recommended $10 million in budget cuts, hundreds of layoffs, and mediators to negotiate with casinos and unions.
Stockton University announced Tuesday that Trump Entertainment was seeking to block the transformation of the shuttered Showboat Casino into an "island campus" for the university - a move touted as a game-changer for the embattled local economy and the school.