Margate

Increased enrollment in Margate schools warrants hiring a part-time teacher; administrative positions to be consolidated

By NANETTE LoBIONDO GALLOWAY MARGATE – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Margate schools have experienced a nearly 10% increase in enrollment, prompting the district to review programming needs, including increasing teaching staff and consolidating administrative positions. The district had 516 students in 2010, but enrollment dropped to 356 in 2020. Read more…

Longport

Longport to hire traffic engineer to review effect of Margate’s one-way Amherst Avenue plan

By NANETTE LoBIONDO GALLOWAY LONPGORT – Turning Amherst Avenue into a one-way street to improve safety of motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians sounds like a great idea for Margate’s marina district. But officials and residents of Longport are concerned it will force more traffic into the borough. After meeting with city Read more…