Regional Briefs – June 26, 2016

Atlantic City Sells $1.7M Worth of Property in Auction

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Atlantic City on Thursday sold $1.7 million worth of property as it faces a December deadline to get its finances in order or face a state takeover, The Associated Press reported. The biggest sale was $660,000 in South Inlet, several of which front a boardwalk that’s being rebuilt.

Bobcat That Attacked Couple Had Rabies; Treatment Begun

NEW SCOTLAND, N.Y. – A bobcat that was shot and killed after attacking a couple tested positive for rabies on Friday, the Times Union reported. The injured husband and wife began receiving shots for the virus, which is usually fatal if untreated.

NYC, Havana Create Arts and Cultural Exchange

NEW YORK – NYC and Cuba’s capital city are embarking on a cultural exchange. The creation of the Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival was announced Friday. Cuban artists will visit NYC on Aug. 15-21 and a U.S. cultural delegation will travel to Havana in February.