The Miss New Jersey Pageant gets underway Wednesday night in its new home. The pageant has left Ocean City and moved up the coastline by ten miles to Atlantic City, where the event will be held in the Superstar Theater inside Resorts International Casino. 28 candidates will try to win the crown.
Atlantic City is getting a new state monitor, and a new business administrator. The Press of Atlantic City reports that both Rick Richardella and Jason Holt are departing their respective positions. Holt stays on until an interim administrator is identified.
Gretchen Carlson is done as chairwoman of the Miss America Organization. Carlson has stepped down from the position and will now serve only as an adviser. She is a former anchorwoman with Fox News.
A 30 year old man from Delaware was charged by Atlantic City Police after he shot himself in the leg Saturday night. The man survived the shooting and took himself to a local hospital for treatment. The loaded handgun belonging to William Byrd of Middletown was found in his car at the Caesars’ Casino parking…
The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority is looking for an operator of a potential grocery store in Atlantic City. Requests for Proposals are being sought for a developer who would build and operate the store on property owned by CRDA and another entity. The proposals are due by July 2nd.
A man and a woman were rescued by the United States Coast Guard after their boat turned over about 65 miles off the coast of Atlantic City. The incident occurred around midnight last night. The Guard received an emergency radio beacon from “The Bertie” and found the pair clinging to the boat with no life…
What’s quantified as a “suspicious death” is being investigated at Harrah’s, Atlantic City. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office says an incident that resulted in the death of an individual at the casino Tuesday evening is being investigated. No further details are available.
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was charged with assaulting his girlfriend at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City Monday night. Authorities say the 20-year old victim had injuries on her neck and arms when police arrived. Herrera was given a summons and released from custody.
Three young boys attempted to assault and rob a man on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Monday evening. City police say the boys are between the ages of 12 and 14 and attempted to steal a wallet and cell phone from a 48 year old man. All three kids were found and charged.
Site plans have been approved by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority for a new campus of Stockton University in Atlantic City. A six story dorm may be constructed that will provide an additional 405 beds for students. A company developing the project may seek a big loan to fund construction.