Margate Fall Funfest to celebrate best of the season

From Downbeach Current: MARGATE – A cornucopia of autumn activities will be overflowing on Amherst Avenue when the annual Fall Funfest by the Bay kicks off Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29. Sponsored by the Margate Business Association, the two-day event includes amusement rides, more than 100 vendors and exhibits, two stages of entertainment, boat rides …

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Billboards on Margate Causeway

From Press of Atlantic City: Municipal officials said they plan to update township sign ordinances, following a judge’s ruling last month that struck down the Margate Causeway billboard and threw hundreds of other signs into legal limbo. The biggest proposed change would explicitly outlaw electronic signs in marine-commercial zones, Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough said. The …

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Margate group to hold informational dunes meeting

The Margate Citizen’s Questioning Beach Project will hold a public informational meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Dr. Dominick A. Potena Arts Center at Eugene A. Tighe School, 7804 Amherst Ave. The group was formed by resident Daniel Gottlieb with its intent to educate and inform Margate citizens prior to a vote about a …

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Letter: Commissioners chose Bagnell

To the editor: In regard to the people who wish to recall Mayor Michael Bagnell, do they not realize that the elected commissioners, not the citizens of Ventnor, are the ones who chose him to be mayor? So do they want to recall all three, including the former mayor? Chuck and Angela Jeffries Ventnor

Letter: Commissioners chose Bagnell

To the editor: In regard to the people who wish to recall Mayor Michael Bagnell, do they not realize that the elected commissioners, not the citizens of Ventnor, are the ones who chose him to be mayor? So do they want to recall all three, including the former mayor? Chuck and Angela Jeffries Ventnor

Letter from former commissioner omitted important facts

To the editor: Regarding the Aug. 29 letter, “Absolutely ridiculous’ to say Bagnell is out-performing Kelly administration,” the letter writer, former Commissioner John Piatt, forgets to mention that he was part of the prior administration.  As a noted statesman once said, everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts. Read more…