Longport

Will Longport & Margate Join Ventnor in County-Wide Court System?

During the LONGPORT Commission meeting of OCTOBER 20, 2021, the benefits of joining a new, county wide court system was discussed. Longport could see significant cost savings if they join. At least 8 Atlantic County towns, including Ventnor, are joining the consolidated court system that launches on January 1, 2022. According to Atlantic County Solicitor …

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Summer 2022 Beach Tags for Ventnor, Margate & Longport

Never too early for thinking about Summer 2022 in Margate, Ventnor and Longport. Beach tags are now on sale for the 2022 Downbeach summer season. They make a great, holiday stocking stuffer. Longport and Ventnor offer a holiday version of their summer beach tags. They come with a gold gift box. 2022 Longport Beach Tags …

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Longport Ready to Ban Cannabis Retail Sales

LONGPORT ORDINANCE 2021-08 will prohibit operation of any Cannabis business within the boundary of Longport. A public hearing and final vote will take place on Wed, June 2 at 4pm, inside Longport Borough Hall, 2305 Atlantic Ave. New Jersey voters approved legalization of a controlled form of marijuana called “cannabis” for adults at least 21 …

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Margate OK’s Amherst One-Way, Loss of Hometown Feel? Longport Not Happy.

Margate Commissioners voted to OK an ordinance changing Amherst Ave from a two-way street to a one-way street. Amherst traffic between Washington & Coolidge will soon move toward Longport. Longport not happy with Mayor Becker of Margate. Local residents in both Downbeach towns also voicing displeasure. During public comment, Margate resident Amy Reale said changes …

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Downbeach Traffic Wars; Longport Residents vs Margate Motorists.

Some Longport residents want a Do Not Enter sign at the Margate border on Amherst Ave. Others want a summer-only barricade to keep Margate vehicles from driving thru Longport. At issue, how much negative impact will there be when Margate’s Amherst Ave becomes a one-way street headed toward Longport? LISTEN TO AUDIO. Concerned residents gathered …

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Longport Preps for Margate’s Amherst Ave Traffic Switch

Longport residents will discuss Margate’s plan to change Amherst Ave traffic patterns. Will a vehicular flow change affect neighboring Longport in anyway? Two-way traffic will soon become one-way, with all vehicles headed toward the Longport border. One-way toward Longport, from Washington to Coolidge Ave. Longport Commissioners special meeting: Monday, March 29 at 6p. Traffic changes …

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Ventnor, Margate & Longport Guarded Beach Info, Sept 2020

Some beaches of Margate, Ventnor and Longport will stay open and guarded through September. Please remember to only swim in front of a lifeguard protected beach. Ventnor Guarded Beaches The following Ventnor beaches will be guarded from 10a to 6p every day now through September 20, as well as Saturday and Sunday, September 26 & …

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Longport Questions Atlantic County Sheriff’s RING Video Doorbell Program

Longport Police Chief, Frank Culmone, shared a letter with the community on Aug 10th. Chief Culmone not happy with the Atlantic County Sheriff’s RING video doorbell program. The letter is as follows. Dear Residents of Longport, This morning I was informed of an initiative launched by the Atlantic County Sheriff, Eric Scheffler in conjunction with, …

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Longport Commissioners Run Un-Opposed Again As Voter Roles Plummet

Longport Commissioners Mayor Nick Russo, Jim Leeds and Dan Lawler are gunning for a 4th consecutive term in the upcoming Nov. 3 election. Will the 3 incumbent, Longport Commissioners face opposition? So far, that answer is no. The substantial decrease of full-time residency contributes to that issue. Want to run for a Longport commission seat? …

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Longport Adopts New Rules for Recreation Facilities

Longport’s new recreation supervisor will manage & establish regulations for use of local athletic facilities. That’s according to the recent commission meeting. Commissioners approved plan to create rules and regulations for the use of tennis and basketball courts. In the past, Longport had no written regulations. This allowed organizations to use Longport facilities without reservation. …

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