WILDWOOD APPROVES HOTEL PROJECTS

Wildwood’s Planning Board met this week and approved a couple of projects that could bring new hotel rooms to the resort.  The board voted in favor of site plans for a new hotel called the Grand Wildwoodian which will be constructed where the former Rio Motel sat on Ocean Avenue.  The new hotel will be…

CORZINE FEELS THE HEAT BEFORE CONGRESS

Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine was clearly in the hot seat on Thursday when he testified before a congressional committee about the failed MF Global business venture that was bankrupted to the tune of $1.2 billion.  Corzine read a 21 page statement about how MF Global went bankrupt and how the money disappeared.  Corzine…

60,000 MAY LOSE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS IN NJ

Nearly 60,000 people from New Jersey may run out of unemployment benefits by the end of next month. The Associated Press reports that tens of thousands of New Jerseyans stand to lose unemployment benefits in January unless the federal government finds funding to continue the so called emergency benefits.  State officials also believe more than…