N.J. lawmakers propose renaming an iconic site to honor the late Jim Whelan

TRENTON — The late state Sen. Jim Whelan may soon be honored with his name on one of Atlantic City‘s most iconic buildings. 

A group of Democratic lawmakers announced Wednesday that they plan to introduced a bill that would dedicate Boardwalk Hall in remembrance of Whelan, the longtime Atlantic City politician who died unexpectedly last month of a heart attack at age 68. 

The building would be re-named “Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall.”

“Senator Whelan spent decades in public service fighting for the residents of the region and the city he loved,” state Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester), one of …read more

Source: NJ.com Atlantic

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