Former Cape May County Sheriff Jim Plousis is the new chairman of the Casino Control Commission. The New Jersey Senate approved Plousis’ nomination to the position by Governor Christie. The position pays $141,000 annually.
Former Cape May County Sheriff James Plousis will be interviewed today for the position of Chairman of the Casino Control Commission. The Senate Judiciary Committee will interview Plousis today during a hearing. Matthew Levinson currently holds the position.
A 92 year old man who was experiencing some cardiac issues was rescued off a fishing boat five miles off of Atlantic City Sunday. Police say the man was aboard the boat “Fish Finder II” when he experience the issues. He was brought ashore at Station Atlantic City and taken by ambulance to a nearby…
34 year old Johnny Morgan of Camden has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in connection with the killing of an Atlantic City lifeguard. Authorities say Morgan caused head injuries to 53 year old Andrew McGarrigel back on November 3rd. McGarrigel died nearly three weeks later as a result of his injuries.
Atlantic City is preparing for another property auction in two weeks. An auction will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center on December 12th in an attempt to auction off 88 properties in the city. This will be the third auction of public property in the past 18 months.
Senate President Steve Sweeney doesn’t want millions of dollars in taxpayers’ money to fund the demolition of the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. Sweeney is urging the State not to give the money to billionaire Carl Ichan. Sweeney says Ichan denies his employees fair pay and benefits.
The State of New Jersey will likely be contributing $5.6 million for the planned demolition of the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has given preliminary approvals to the contribution to Carl Ichan who wants to knock the building down. One of the two hotel towers and a bridge are expected…
Atlantic City Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the city on Saturday evening. Police say a man was shot on Massachusetts Avenue Saturday; he was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. So far, no suspects are in custody.
The fourth and final escapee from a youth detention facility was rounded up in Atlantic City on Thursday. Authorities announced the arrest of 18 year old Michael Huggins who previously faced charges of murder. He was captured early Thursday morning on North South Carolina Avenue.
The promoter who cancelled a beach concert in Wildwood and attempted to bring a similar show to Atlantic City cancelled on Atlantic City too. Michael Selvanto cancelled a Veterans Day weekend show in Atlantic City due to poor ticket sales. The concert was supposed to feature the band War and a former lead singer from…