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  • By SEAN LOUGHLIN, Atlantic City Weekly

The world of mixed martial arts will be taking over Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa this weekend as Cage Fury Fighting Championships presents the inaugural Next Generation all-amateur event on Friday, Jan. 8, followed on Saturday by the all-professional CFFC 55. The first bell on Friday is at… Read more

  • DONALD WITTKOWSKI, Staff Writer

The state agency that owns Atlantic City International Airport has decided to solicit new bids for the facility’s management instead of retaining a company that was criticized for sloppy housekeeping inside the passenger terminal. Read more

  • By REUBEN KRAMER, Staff Writer

There’s no need to recite all the grim statistics; 2014 will be remembered as The Lost Year in Atlantic City, when four casinos closed, hurtling the resort into a financial crisis that officials are still grappling with. Read more

  • By STEVEN LEMONGELLO Staff Writer

ATLANTIC CITY — The fourth Atlantic City Salutes America’s Armed Forces Parade on Monday featured some familiar and some new faces — the return of the military after last year’s sequester cuts and the first-time appearance of the Atlantic City High School Marching Band and other local groups. Read more

  • By THOMAS BARLAS, Staff Writer

MILLVILLE – The Millville Army Air Field Museum’s annual air show will feature the return of some elite precision armed forces units performing in the skies above the city. Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, For The Press

It is with great pride that the Atlantic City Salutes America's Armed Forces Parade Committee announces that their fifth annual parade will take place starting at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31. The parade is an important part of extending the Atlantic City Air Show week and gives visitors another r… Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, For The Press

I am currently in the Hard Rock Casino, in Hollywood, Florida, broadcasting my radio show and writing my column. I was reading the Monday edition of the Sun Sentinel newspaper and came across a letter to the editor that is so similar to letters that have been written and printed in The Press… Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, For The Press

The board of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority recently approved funding for repair or replacement of street lighting along Atlantic and Pacific avenues. The CRDA has, to date, funded street lighting work on Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and North Carolina avenues and Dr. Mart… Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, For The Press

Atlantic City had a wonderful history of having outstanding public relations experts promoting the city and its events. From the 1930s to the beginning of the casino era, Atlantic City had such outstanding public relations gems as Mal Dodson, Al Owens, Sid Ascher and, last but certainly not … Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, Press columnist

New Jersey’s Transportation Trust Fund is in dire need of additional funding. Word around the New Jersey Statehouse has legislators trying to figure out the best means of getting the funding necessary to rebuild our bridges and roads. In past years, they raised the gasoline tax. Drivers are … Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, Press Columnist

Many of you may remember the many times this column talked about lowering the dunes on Atlantic City’s beach. Each time Gov. Chris Christie came to Atlantic City and had a press conference, I would stand up and ask when they are going to lower the dunes. Gov. Christie was a little perturbed … Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, For The Press

On Monday and Tuesday, a group of 140 area citizens gathered in the Wave Garage to establish a program that would establish a Creative Atlantic City. They gave up eight hours of their time on each of those days and pledged to assist in carrying out their recommendations. Read more

  • By PINKY KRAVITZ, For The Press

Do you miss WMGM-TV 40? Almost every day, someone asks, “When is TV 40 coming back on the air?” Unfortunately, it has been permanently put off the air. It seems the most missed program was the TV 40 6 p.m. news show. No matter what TV station you now watch, you will never get the local news … Read more