Longport

Playground Behind Longport Boro Hall, Remove or Replace?

The Board of Commissioners in Longport are likely to take down the playground behind City Hall. The equipment is potentially hazardous, old, rusty and beyond repair. The playground is on Bay Haven Drive at South 24th Ave and could be removed by later this Spring. There’s no budget to replace the playground at this time, but …

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Judge Wants State to Prove Easement Rights for Margate Dunes

Philly.com: A federal judge decided Thursday that the State of New Jersey cannot – at least immediately – begin construction of protective dunes on Margate’s beaches until another court confirms that the state has easement rights. The dispute between the state Department of Environmental Protection and Margate belongs in Superior Court, where a judge can …

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Ventnor & Longport Want Dunes. Margate Says No Thanks.

SEE DUNES PRESS CONFERENCE PICS >> Ventnor Mayor Bagnell and Longport Mayor Russo held a cold & damp press conference this morning on the Ventnor boardwalk at Oxford Ave. This particular location held historical significance: it was destroyed in the storm of 1944. Photos of that period were shared with those in attendance. Both mayors expressed …

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See Pics > Press Conference. Anti-Dune Margate Flanked by Pro-Dune Ventnor & Longport

SEE DUNES PRESS CONFERENCE PICS >> Ventnor Mayor Bagnell and Longport Mayor Russo held a cold & damp press conference this morning on the boardwalk at Oxford Ave. This particular location was picked due to it’s historic significance: it was destroyed in the storm of 1944. Photos of that period were shared with those in attendance. …

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Longport Says NO to Early Morning Construction

Shhhhhh…. Recently, Longport residents grew concerned about jack hammers and other early morning construction noise. That forced the Longport Board of Commissioners to withdraw a proposed ordinance that would have expanded work hours for contractors. This happened on Jan. 2. According to the Downbeach Current: “We really need to understand what’s happening in Longport,” Colgate …

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Longport ordinance would permit contractors to work longer hours

LONGPORT – The Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance Wednesday, Dec. 17 that would extend the workday for local contractors and help reduce exhaust and noise from mobile businesses. It would also change Chapter 116 of the city code to define work hours for landscape contractors. The ordinance was introduced at the behest of builders …

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Longport Historical Society to replace weather vane atop museum

LONGPORT – Everything old is new again at the Longport Historical Society. Members are getting ready to erect a new weather vane atop the stately white clapboard building, which was built in 1938 by the U.S. Coast Guard and now houses the historical society’s museum. The weather vane is an exact replica of the one …

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