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2019 Atlantic City Airshow Schedule, Info & Restrictions

It’s the 17th Annual Thunder Over The Boardwalk, this year featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights, and the Royal Air Force Red Arrows. Wednesday, Aug. 21. The Atlantic City Air Show can be viewed for free from the beaches and boardwalks of Atlantic City and Ventnor, starting at 11:30a and going …

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NJ Teacher Salaries are Highest in Margate, Ventnor, Brigantine & Ocean City.

Jersey shore towns like Margate, Ventnor & Brigantine already have some of the highest teacher salaries in the state. Nonetheless, all three feature even higher teacher salaries for 2019, even as student enrollment declines. The Margate School District, with it’s two half-empty schools, has the 4th highest, median teacher salaries in the State of New …

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Fed Taps Brakes on Wind Farms off Atlantic Coast

The European companies hoping to grow a forest of wind mills off the Jersey shore, got some bad news this week. Plans for the Nation’s first major offshore wind farm have been delayed. The wind projects will now need additional environmental impact studies. The project would be the first of many wind farms getting ready …

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Pondering Downbeach Dual Agency Real Estate Issues.

Dual agency. This is where the same real estate agent/brokerage, represents both the buyer and seller, in the same real estate transaction. Huh? Dual Agency is legal in many states, like new Jersey. Is it good or bad? And just what the heck is it ? Single-Agent Dual Agency: agent represents both a buyer and…

Some Ventnor Beaches Feature More Dune Than Beach.

Ready for some tight squeezes on the beaches of Ventnor and Margate? Extra-high tides have been sucking up all the sandy real estate. Infringing upon human sun-seekers. Normally, this wouldn’t be such big deal. But with 60%+ of beach already taken up by dunes and dead zones, Downbeach sun worshipers are left with barely a …

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Murphy Signs Law Protecting Shore Homeowners from Rental Tax

Private homeowners – particularly at the Jersey Shore – will not be subject to a 2018 law that placed extra taxes on short term rentals…. was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy. In an effort to level the playing field between hotels, motels and transient accommodations like Airbnb, a 2018 law expanded the …

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Risk & Reward of Offshore Jersey Wind Turbines

‘If we install wind turbines off the Jersey shore, we can kiss flounder fishing goodbye’. That’s what veteran anglers are saying about the threat of 500 wind mills, being installed about 5 miles off the South Jersey coast. Flatfish like flounder, avoid electromagnetic currents… created by offshore Wind farms. European companies are getting these US …

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Healthy Hippo Brings Bowls & Smoothies to Ventnor

There’s a brand new BOWL AND SMOOTHIE CAFE in Ventnor, just steps from the beach and boardwalk. The Healthy Hippo is now open daily from 10a-6p at 5209 Atlantic Ave in Ventnor. Recent comments: Love their smoothies! They can do it with almond, coconut and regular milk. Açaí bowls look very yummy. I absolutely recommended …

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Ventnor Police DWI Check Points

Ventnor Police To Use D.W.I. Checkpoints

The Ventnor City Police Department has announced its plan to use D.W.I. checkpoints in an effort to prevent motorists from driving while intoxicated. The checkpoint will be funded by DDEF money (Drunk Driving Enforcement Funds), which is money collected by the Municipal Court, as added costs, in addition to fines levied against persons found guilty …

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Mazzeo & Armato Bill Protects Shore Homeowners from Short Term Rental Tax

A measure to ensure private homeowners – particularly at the Jersey Shore – will not be subject to a 2018 law that extended New Jersey’s sales and occupancy tax to short term rentals received final legislative approval on Thursday, passing the full Assembly 74-0. The bill now goes to the Governor’s desk. In an effort …

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Pros and Cons of Offshore Wind Farms Along The Jersey Coast

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Offshore Wind Farms. By Jack Dreyer. Submitted as coursework for PH240, Stanford University, Fall 2017 What is an Offshore Wind Farm? Offshore wind farms are large quantities of wind turbines that are cited offshore, as seen in Fig. 1. The only difference between offshore wind farms and “regular” wind turbines …

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2019 Margate, Ventnor & Longport Beachtag Info

Beachtag info for the Downbeach towns of Ventnor, Margate and Longport. Get ready for Summer 2019. Note: There is a limited number of guarded Downbeach beaches starting Memorial Day weekend. All beaches will be guarded starting July 4th weekend. Remember: Swim only where lifeguards are present. Longport Beach Info Purchase Longport beach badges: 9a. to …

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NJ Transit Atlantic City Rail Line Returns May 12. Limited Service and No Late Night Runs.

After 8 agonizing months, NJ Transit will restart the AC-Philly line on May 12. Limited runs and no more late nights. The new schedule will have only 12 trips per day. There is a NEW early-morning train to Philadelphia when the line re-opens. But we’ll lose a few late-night trains. The latest AC to Philly …

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Ventnor Welcomes LET’S FACE IT Botox And More

LET’S FACE IT, dedicated to helping others put their “best face forward”. Their master injectors have over 20 years of combined experience with facial aesthetics. Dr. Ave Maria Guerrieri, DNP and Dr. Evamarie Guerrieri, DO are board certified licensed medical practitioners. Both have spent their careers practicing medicine in the emergency department. This experience taught …

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