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Margate Bike Racks & Pickleball by Tennis Pickler.

Pickleball by Tennis Pickler in Margate. In this episode, they’re playing pickleball in Margate, in the freezing cold. The playground of former Union Avenue School, now the Margate Municipal Building. Note the Lower Merion High School basketball hoodie, honoring a former classmate, Kobe Bryant. Tennis Pickler, by Jonathan Miller. A few summers ago, Miller heard …

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Ventnor Closely Watching Margate Vote on Road Diet

Ventnor keeping a sharp eye on Margate’s upcoming ROAD DIET vote. Atlantic City also planning a road diet. Ventnor will follow? Probably. Watch video from JAN 14, 2021 Ventnor Commissioner Meeting. Also discussed: Ventnor West & Ski Beach project Ventnor Gardens flood reduction plans.

ORSTED Offshore Wind Farm. Notice: Photos To Be Taken Along The Coast.

Architectural historians from the firm SEARCH will be completing architectural history surveys in Ventnor in the next few weeks, possibly as early as next week. This is related to the Ocean Wind offshore wind farm that is being developed 15 miles off the southern New Jersey coastline by Ørsted. The architectural history survey work involves …

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Ventnor Police K9 Unit Takes Another Bite Out of Vehicle Crime.

Wanna steal stuff out of unlocked cars in Ventnor? Make sure to look over your shoulder often. Officer Joker could be locked onto your stink. This Ventnor K9 can’t wait to take you down, fast. On Sunday night Dec 13, a resident of South Baton Rouge Ave contacted the Ventnor Police Department reporting a male …

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Margate Homeowners Association Raises Over $3,000 for Holiday Food Drive.

The Margate Homeowners Association hosted a holiday food drive benefitting those in need in Atlantic County. On Saturday Dec 12, the MHA set up a table outside of Casel’s Market and were overwhelmed by the outpouring of support. Over 100 cases of various food items were collected. Donations will be delivered to, and distributed by, …

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Margate Business Update: Paper Chase and Lamberti’s on Amherst Ave.

Margate business is not immune to the chaos of 2020. The popular Paper Chase shop next to Casel’s Market on Ventnor Ave has announced they’ll close for good by the end of January 2021. Read their email to customers: It is with great disappointment and sorrow that this, our 27th holiday season at Paper Chase, …

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Margate Homeowners & Casel’s Holiday Food Drive

The Margate Homeowners Association along with Casel’s Marketplace will be hosting a holiday food drive benefiting Atlantic County residents in need. Saturday, December 12, 11a – 1p, at Casel’s Marketplace on Ventnor Ave. in Margate. Jay Weintraub of the MHA says: many in Atlantic County still struggle to feed their families. During this difficult time …

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How Will Margate Inform All Taxpayers About Atlantic Ave. Road Diet?

How will the Margate Mayor and Commissioners inform residents about the Atlantic Ave ‘road diet’ project? Not just full-timers, but 2nd homeowners too. A so-called ‘road diet’ would reduce the current four lanes of traffic, down to two. That means one lane in each direction. A virtual, public town hall presentation is tentatively scheduled for …

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Atlantic City School Board Solicitor Shares Student Abuse Memo.

Did ATLANTIC CITY school principal LaQuetta Small follow proper district policy when she discovered an employee, her cousin, engage in lewd and inappropriate activity with a 5th grade student? La’Quetta Small was principal of Pennsylvania Avenue School in Atlantic City at the time. Solicitor Riley sent a memo recently to the Board of Education members…. …

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Ventnor Man Accused of Sex Assault Released on Conditions

According to Breaking AC, a Ventnor man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Somers Point was released with conditions this week. Scott Dougherty, 29, was a resident at a sober living house in Ventnor The public safety assessment recommended Dougherty not be released. But the judge cited no serious prior record as part of …

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Mother & Son Team Serving Fresh Baked Pies and Burgers in Margate.

Burgers are a specialty but Baker Burger Company in Margate really shines with their baked goods. Perfectly named, Kelly Baker once ran Kelly’s Bake Shop in Northfield. In the spring of 2020, Baker and her 18 yr old son, Ethan Roberts, opened Baker Burger Company in Margate. Ethan is a first-year student at the Academy …

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