Atlantic freeholders endorse Singh

Republican congressional candidate Hirsh Singh has been endorsed by three Atlantic County Freeholders in his race to succeed Frank LoBiondo in New Jersey’s 2nd district. Frank Formica, James Bertino and Maureen Kern say they will back Singh, who is running with them on the organization line in Atlantic County. "Hirsh is born and bred in Atlantic, he has Atlantic County values, and he loves Atlantic County,” said Chairman Formica.  “He

Dem chairman says Fauntleroy should resign if convicted

Atlantic City councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II needs to resign if he's found guilty on domestic violence charges, the county Democratic chairman says. "I am deeply troubled by the charge brought against Councilman Fauntleroy. Domestic violence cannot and should not be tolerated under any circumstances, and it is incumbent on all of us to stand up for victims and their families. Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and this disturbing charge will go

Spevak joining casino agency

Marshall Spevak, the president of the New Jersey Young Democrats and the chief of staff to Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and John Armato, will join the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority as the chief of staff. Spevak is expected to become deputy executive director when Matt Doherty succeeds Christopher Howard as executive director next month. Doherty, the former mayor of Belmar, joined CRDA in early March as deputy executive director.

Ducktown Tavern owner will seek Atlantic City Council seat

Sources say that John Exadaktilos, the owner of the Ducktown Tavern, will announce soon -- possibly as early as tomorrow -- that he will challenge Atlantic City Councilman Jesse Kurtz in 2019. Kurtz, a Republican, was elected in 2015 to his Sixth Ward seat.  It's possible that he will eschew a re-election bid and instead seek a State Assembly seat next year in the 2nd legislative district, when Democratic incumbents