Friday, October 31, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Shore Guide

MARGATE, N.J. - The old saying that calm seas never made a good sailor may apply to Salvatore Calabrese when it comes to operating his family's bay-front Blue Water Marina, which was nearly washed away by Hurricane Sandy.
With world events quickly spinning out of control in 1941, the need seemed clear. More eyes in the skies would be indispensable if America's ships were going to avoid German submarines and reach their destinations with precious cargoes of fuel and supplies.
On Point Drive at the tip of Longport, where houses were cracked open two years ago by Hurricane Sandy's waves and wind, their multimillion-dollar vulnerability bared to the sea, all is as it was.
ATLANTIC CITY - A trio of Trump Taj Mahal waitresses - Susan Blight, Patti Pinchock, and Valerie McMorris - have been with the casino since it opened on April 2, 1990.
ATLANTIC CITY - Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino hotel "will almost certainly close." The would-be purchaser said Thursday night that the casino's finances are dire.
JERSEY SHORE Stockton to host 'teach-in' on future of Atlantic City GALLOWAY, N.J. As casinos close and concerns rise about the future of Atlantic City, Richard Stockton College will have a series of speakers for a "teach-in" about the city.
Billionaire Carl Icahn won Round One in a Wilmington bankruptcy court on Friday, when a judge ruled to nullify Unite Here Local 54's contract pertaining to health-care and pension benefits for Trump Taj Mahal casino workers.
New Jersey has obtained more than 80 percent of the property easements it needs to go ahead with dune construction and beach widening, to protect shorefronts against future storms, state officials announced Thursday.