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ACES TRAIN SERVICE SHUT DOWN UNTIL SUMMER

The train that connects New York City and Atlantic City has been shut down for now. The train service will become seasonal to match the tourism economy. Caesars, Harrah’s and the Borgata all operate the train line through an agreement with New Jersey Transit. It is unclear whether the train …

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“JERSEY FRESH” BILL NOW LAW

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to promote locally-grown fruits and vegetables by expanding the ‘Jersey Fresh’ program to baked goods and other food products was signed into law today by Governor Chris Christie. The law (S-1179) designates baked goods and other products made with ‘Jersey Fresh’ ingredients ‘Made …

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"JERSEY FRESH" BILL NOW LAW

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to promote locally-grown fruits and vegetables by expanding the ‘Jersey Fresh’ program to baked goods and other food products was signed into law today by Governor Chris Christie. The law (S-1179) designates baked goods and other products made with ‘Jersey Fresh’ ingredients ‘Made …

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CAPE MAY CITY RECEIVES FEMA CHECK

The check from FEMA has come in for Cape May City from last February’s blizzard. The Press of Atlantic City reports the city received nearly $50,000 from FEMA for the cleanup costs associated with that storm. According to the report, the city spent $75,000 on the clean up.

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CRASH IN SOMERS POINT KNOCKS OUT POWER TO THOUSANDS

A new report says that an overnight crash impacted the power grid in Somers Point. The Cape May County Herald reports that two vehicles had crashed in the area of Gregory’s Bar and Restaurant, which is located on the 600 block of Shore Road. One vehicle hit a utility pole which knocked …

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HEARING PLANNED ON STATE'S RESPONSE TO SNOWSTORM

A high ranking member of the Assembly is planning to hold a hearing on the state’s response during the Christmas weekend blizzard. In part of the state, roadways were left unplowed for many days. Areas of Monmouth County were especially not kept well. Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski plans …

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HEARING PLANNED ON STATE’S RESPONSE TO SNOWSTORM

A high ranking member of the Assembly is planning to hold a hearing on the state’s response during the Christmas weekend blizzard. In part of the state, roadways were left unplowed for many days. Areas of Monmouth County were especially not kept well. Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski plans …

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BILL CLEARS WAY FOR SMALLER ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS

Legislation has been signed into law allowed for two smaller casinos in Atlantic City. The two “botique” casinos will only have to have a minimum of 200 rooms. The law was casinos had to have a 500 room minimum. The Hard Rock has expressed interest in bring a botique casino …

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