Betting on SAFER Extension, Atlantic City Adds Firefighters
May 14--Atlantic City will have 13 new firefighter recruits begin the academy Tuesday as part of a federal grant that expired with money left over.
The $9.7 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant -- or SAFER -- was awarded two years ago and allowed the city to earlier this month, with no word on a requested two-year extension.
But because there was money left over, the city requested permission to use that until it runs out. That is expected to happen sometime in...
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