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Ventnor Repeals Short-Term Rental Ban as of June 1

Ventnor Commissioners lifted the short-term rental ban during their May 28 meeting. Watch video. Like most Jersey shore towns have done, Ventnor has repealed their short-term rental ban as of June 1. Notes from May 28 Ventnor Commissioners Meeting: Ventnor Recreation Dept would like to see tennis & pickle-ball back in action. Safety measures are …

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Ventnor Boardwalk To Re-open Friday May 22

UPDATE. Ventnor Boardwalk will now re-open this Friday, May 22 at sunrise. More good news: Starting this Saturday, Ventnor beaches will be fully open for sunbathing. You can swim at lifeguard protected beaches starting May 23. Ventnor popular boardwalk will be open to pedestrian traffic only (walking and running). SMART: No bike riding on boardwalk …

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Ventnor Boardwalk To Remain Closed Til May 29.

Based on the so-called ‘latest data & science’, the NJ Governor is cautiously optimistic. Gov Murphy says it’s time to get our Jersey Shore back to business…safely. Time to fully re-open our beaches and boardwalks as well. Too bad Ventnor Mayor Beth Holtzman doesn’t feel the same way. Holtzman wants to keep the Ventnor Boardwalk …

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Ventnor Liquor Store Fined For Face Mask Violation

Community Liquors in Ventnor has been fined $250 for allowing customers to shop without a mask on. Under orders by NJ Gov. Phil Murphy, businesses that sell alcohol can stay open during the lock-down, but only for take-out or delivery services of food and alcohol.  May 11,2020Jay Sikotar LLC t/a Community LiquorsLIC. NO.: 0122-44-006-007AGENCY NO.: S-20-39062, …

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Will Eroded Ventnor Beaches Get Replenished This Fall?

Video: Ventnor Commissioner Meeting May 14, 2020 The Army Corp of Engineers planning their return to Ventnor by FALL 2020. Maybe. That’s a big maybe. More dredging, sand pumping and dune shaping, whether needed or not. Is federal money available? Good question. During significant high tides, there’s very little usable beach, south of the Ventnor …

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Ventnor Not Ready To Fully Open Boardwalk & Beaches

Ventnor leadership squishy and skittish about making plans for fully reopening their beaches and boardwalk. Watch video. On May 14, NJ Governor Phil Murphy told shore towns like Ventnor they can re-open their beaches & boardwalks…with some restrictions. Mayor Beth Holtzman says, No thanks, we’ll pass for now. The recent commission meeting of May 14 …

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Ventnor Grapples With Sanitized Recreation Rules. WATCH VIDEO.

Wear a mask while playing pickle-ball and tennis? How about gloves? Ventnor Fire Chief Cahill says it’s not easy playing with an N-95 mask on. The Ventnor Recreation Board met via ZOOM video conferencing on the evening May 12. The following are notes from the meeting. Watch video clips from the actual meeting above. Potential …

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Ventnor Beaches to Re-open on Friday, May 8.

Ventnor and neighboring towns enduring 8th week of public health emergency. It’s week number 6 of the NJ ‘Stay at Home’ order. Good news: On Saturday May 2nd, NJ state parks will re-open to the public. Passive recreation, including boating, walking, running or jogging in now OK. Ventnor beaches will re-open FRIDAY, MAY 8. The Ventnor …

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How Atlantic City Screws Ventnor in High School Tuition Deal

Michele Masterman is leading a group of Ventnor taxpayers who want to change the insane tuition deal between Ventnor and the Atlantic City School District. Some parents want Ventnor to start it’s own high school. Or, at the very least, find another education facility for our 200 High School students. Masterman is a 2018 Teacher …

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Ventnor COVID-19 Update for April 24, 2020.

As of today in Ventnor, there are 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Many expect those numbers to rise. In Atlantic County, 551 residents have tested positive so far. 29 have died. 108 have been cleared as recovered. Donations of PPE, personal protective equipment, such as masks, have shored up our ability to protect first responders.  Ventnor …

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Ventnor Closes Boardwalk & Beaches. Atlantic City Defies Recommendation To Shutter Theirs.

Finally bowing to pressure from residents and the State of NJ, Ventnor officials will now close the Ventnor boardwalk and beach, effective noon, Thursday, April 3rd. Last week, Ventnor Mayor Beth Holtzman said people are not following the governor’s executive order regarding social distancing. Too many on the boardwalk. Walking in groups. Not keeping 6 …

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Ventnor COVID-19 Update: Two Local Infections Confirmed.

City of Ventnor reports that the first two, local COVID-19 cases were confirmed. Ventnor residents should be informed that the Coronavirus is in our community. ALL Ventnor residents should follow CDC, state and local public health advisories. We continue to encourage second homeowners and non-residents to stay in their full-time communities to avoid increasing the …

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