Wednesday, November 7, 2007

News from Around the South Jersey Shore

Update from Atlantic City's "sitcom" government: the mayor is guilty of cheating Veterans Department.

Here's an interesting article on the growing population of Asians gambling in Atlantic City.

Well, this isn't good -- more trouble within the Sea Isle City police department.

Shhhhhhhhhhhhh. It's almost time for Ocean City's Quiet Festival.

Vegan? Check out The Healthy Voyager's report about her trip to Cape May.

I'm not as shocked about this as I should be: gangs in Cape May County. I'd heard about this back in the spring.

Don't pick up the horseshoe crabs! And this rule isn't in place because they're dangerous -- they're not. The Delaware Bay is the world’s largest spawning grounds for horshoe crabs, which explains why the Jersey Shore has so many. The Delaware Estuary is also the largest staging area of shorebirds that travel the Atlantic Flyway, largely due to the horseshoe crab — they eat the horseshoe crab eggs. Horseshoe crabs can also save your life, indirectly. According to the Ecological Research and Development Group, extracts of blood from horseshoe crabs are used to make sure that items like intravenous drugs, vaccines, and medical devices are bacteria-free. So leave 'em alone.

Update on the potential buy out of Trump Entertainment Resorts from Forbes. Summary: doesn't look like it's going to happen.

What I'm Listening to: Preston & Steve on 93.3 WMMR

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