MINIMUM WAGE MOVING CLOSER TO INCREASE

Legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage to $8.50 per hour from its current rate of $7.25 was released by a key committee on Thursday. The Senate Labor Committee approved the measure would directly impact the roughly 40,000 New Jerseyans who earn the minimum wage. New Jersey’s minimum wage last increased in 2009, when the…

MOREY’S PIERS LOOKS TO FILL AROUND 600 JOBS

Looking for employment this summer? One local business has about 600 of them available. Morey’s Piers is seeking enthusiastic, outgoing, and responsible team players to fill seasonal jobs for this upcoming summer season. Online applications are now being accepted at www.moreyspiersapplyonline.com. All associates of Morey’s Piers receive a free season pass as well as discounts…

THREE INVADE HOME IN DENNIS TOWNSHIP

Two men were injured when three masked men entered a home and pistol whipped them during a home invasion robbery on the evening of January 23.  The attackers tied up their victims and ransacked the residence, stealing two legally owned guns and the victims’ wallets.  One of the victims was hospitalized at the Atlantic City…