Month: September 2017

WARNING: Margate & Ventnor Waterways Affected by Bader Field Raw Sewage Leak

(UPDATE: Leak Stopped as of Sept 29)  Five days and counting. Margate & Ventnor residents were finally warned of potential contaminated back-bay water on Sept 26. Not from dredging or storm water run-off…but from a ruptured, raw sewage pipe at Bader Field. Did local newspapers & radio hold this story back for 3 days? Almost …

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Audio: Margate Commissioners Meeting Sept 26 DUNES & DRAINAGE

Listen to clips from SEPT 26 Margate Commissioners Meeting. Public comments include Margate Real Estate and rental concerns regarding beach, dune and outfall pipe installation. When will Margate Dune project be totally finished? May 2018 could be a worse case scenario. If signing agreement with Army Corp of Engineers, will it include a ‘hold harmless’ …

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Dune Contractors Full of It. False Claims of Slashed Tires & Poop Attack.

The Margate Police Department put those rumors to rest.  Representatives from a  Ventnor Social Media group shared the following: Just got off the phone with Margate PD Captain Bergeron, who was kind enough to ask around and save me the trouble of filing an OPRA request.  He advised that the only incident logged by MCPD …

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Longport Commissioner Meeting Minutes Sept 7, 2017

WORKSHOP MINUTES SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 @ 9AM Longport Mayor Russo asked Mr. Agnellini to address the Longport Non Resident Advisory Committee’s request to be reinstated. It is not necessary to have this group reinstated as there are many ways to address the concerns. Mayor Russo discussed street lighting possibly converting to LED lights to conserve …

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Margate Pickle-ball Return Volley. Good or Bad for Neighborhood?

From Arthur Scherr. I had the opportunity to listen to the testimony by the unhappy neighbor who lives across the street from the Pickleball courts. While she says she’s being totally honest, she’s really exaggerating on every one of her points. LISTEN> For example, she claims that there are upwards of 60 or 70 players at …

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Margate Doctor, John Gaffney, Pleads Guilty to Health Benefits Fraud.

A Margate doctor pleaded guilty on Friday morning to more than $24 million in health benefits fraud. Dr. John Gaffney, who resides in Linwood, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health-benefits fraud. Gaffney wrote 200 fraudulent prescriptions for teachers, police and firefighters. Gaffney’s plea is the first to involve a doctor. Feds are still investigating health-benefits …

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