Steve & Cookie’s Dog Show Winners & Pictures. Margate Funfest. Summer 2013!

Organizers report that over 25,000 people jammed Amherst Ave for the 2013 Margate Fall Funfest on  Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29. The Annual 2-day event along the bay featured perfect weather, great food, views, crowds and more……even a Dog Show at Steve & Cookies. Click on pictures to see slide show. Congrats to the winners: Looks …

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Letter: Most dune concerns not related to views

Letter to the editor: Once again Gov. Christie has resorted to “bully” tactics to get his way.  He has essentially taken control of the state’s 127 miles of beaches. A Christie spokesman was recently quoted saying that the opposition to the dunes project is led by a desire to maintain water views. This is simply not …

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Margate Funfest Schedule

Ray Scott’s Dock – “Wetlands Wonderland” Daily Activities ZUMBA ALLEY featuring Big Sarge –two full days of Zumba Bands on the 100.7 WZXL SOUND STAGE between Jefferson & Madison Ave. Saturday 11:00 AM National Anthem by Teddi Fusco 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM Lewy Sooy Duo – Jazz, Stride1:00 PM – 1:50 PM Snake Brothers- Bluegrass, Swing 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM …

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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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Ventnor Republican Club meeting

Atlantic County Surrogate James Curcio will be the guest speaker at the Monday, Sept. 16 Ventnor Republican Club meeting. The club will meet for refreshments from Florida Deli Cold Cuts at 6:30 p.m. and Curcio will speak at 7:15 p.m. Call Dennis Kelly (609) 822-0039 or email  

Margate Dune Dilema

To the editor: Margate’s white-sand beach is as beautiful now as it was before Hurricane Sandy. No replenishment is needed; our beach has grown considerably over the years, due most likely from Atlantic City and Ventnor replenishments. Our beach is the very core of our economy, providing recreation to a multitude of people and the …

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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

Mayor Bagnell of Ventnor Responds.

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. 1. The …

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