NEW CEO NAMED FOR REVEL CASINO

Revel has a new man in charge. Jeffrey Hartmann was named the interim CEO of the casino. Kevin DeSanctis was the previous CEO but will stay with the company in another capacity. According to the release, Hartmann most recently served as the President of The Hartmann Group, LLC. He also spent about a year as…

COUNTY OFFICIALS TO VOTE ON JAIL CLOSING

Officials in Cumberland and Gloucester Counties will vote on Wednesday on whether or not to close the Gloucester County Jail and send inmates to Cumberland County. Officials in Gloucester County say the 25-year agreement could save their county almost $250 million, while Cumberland County could raise about $3.7 million each year, which would help with the…

“TEAM AVALON” FILES ELECTION PETITIONS

Election petitions were filed this week for Team Avalon 2013. The slate is made up of two incumbent council members, David Ellenberg and Nancy Hudanich, plus John McCorristin, a longtime Avalon resident . McCorristin replaces Avalon Councilman Joseph Tipping on the ticket who continues to recover from open heart surgery. Mayor Martin Pagliughi thanked Tipping and said…

ATLANTIC COUNTY MAINTAINS STRONG BOND RATING

Despite a struggling economy, weakened casino industry, and the lingering impacts of Superstorm Sandy, there is good news for the residents of Atlantic County. The nation’s top bond rating companies have reaffirmed Atlantic County government’s superior credit ratings and stable financial outlook. Standard & Poor’s Financial Services cited the county’s strong financial management practices, maintenance…