Atlantic City, New Jersey as currently governed by Mayor Marty Small is a disaster.

With New York City casinos lurking right around the corner, the time is now to fix Atlantic City … before it’s too late.

Small has to go, and, the sooner the better.

The seat of Mayor of Atlantic City is up for election in 2025.

The perfect person for the job is well rested and supremely qualified to fix what Small has broken.

And, this life-long Atlantic City icon has already done the job before … and, he has also defeated Small in the election of 2008 for Mayor.

In that contentious race, Small was supported by former Atlantic City Mayor Jim Whelan. Small was a close protégé of Whelan’s.

The man who could come in Day 1 and fix what Small has broken is former Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo T. Langford.

New Jersey Globe photo.
New Jersey Globe photo.

Langford’s experience is broad and complete.

Langford served as an Atlantic City Councilman from 1992 to 2001.

Langford became Mayor of Atlantic City, defeating Jim Whelan on November 6, 2001.

Langford served as Mayor from 2002 to 2006 and from 2008 to 2014.

Langford was locally educated in the Atlantic City public school system and graduated from Atlantic City High School in 1973.

Langford attended Atlantic Community College (now Atlantic Cape Community College) and from there on to North Carolina Central University, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.

Langford also has direct experience (10 years) in the Atlantic City casino industry as a dealer, and then rising to the level of Pit Boss.

There is wide-ranging agreement that Small has been a failed Mayor of Atlantic City.

Marty Small currently faces highly disturbing and serious criminal child abuse charges as follows:

MARTY SMALL is criminally charged with:

  • 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child.
  • 3rd degree aggravated assault
  • 3rd degree terroristic threats
  • disorderly persons simple assault.

Smalls’ wife, La’Quetta Small is the current disastrous superintendent of public schools in Atlantic City.

LA'QUETTA SMALL is criminally charged with:

  • 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child.
  • 3 separate counts of disorderly persons simple assault.

The two Smalls’ are much more than just a negative public distraction. They have both done a very poor job managing a combined more than $ 500,000,000 per-year in taxpayer dollars.

I ran into Langford recently for the first time in a long while. I directly asked him, “Do you have one more left in you”?

Stay tuned for the answer.

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