SPORTS BOOK LEGISLATION MOVES FORWARD

Legislation sponsored by Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Jeff Van Drew that would allow licensed casinos in Atlantic City and racetracks throughout the state to operate sports wagering pools on professional and collegiate sporting or athletic events was approved by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee. Club CalNeva, a Las Vegas…

CAPE MAY LOSES LARRY MUENTZ, 71

One of the most well known businessmen in the city of Cape May has passed away at the age of 71.  Larry Muentz, the owner and operator of Alexander’s Restaurant in Cape May, passed away suddenly on Monday.  Muentz and his wife Diane operated the bed and breakfast and were both involved in many Cape…

REPORT: MAN HITS ANOTHER WITH BAT

A new report says a Millville man was arrested after hitting another person in the head with an aluminum bat. The Daily Journal reports that Butch Keegan was charged with aggravated assault and possession of weapons for unlawful purposes. The incident took place at a home on the 100 block of Rieck Avenue. The alleged…

LIES COST 39 CRIMINAL CASES

A police officer who lied to a judge has cost Vineland nearly 40 criminal cases. A statement was released on Tuesday by Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae saying that Gamaliel “Gami” Cruz had lied to a Superior Court judge to obtain a search warrant in a 2010 case. As a result, 39 other cases have…