MEASURE TO HELP AC RACETRACK ADVANCES

A bill which would expand State support for the Atlantic City Racetrack was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. The bill sponsored by Senators Jim Whelan and Jeff Van Drew would make changes to the Casino Simulcasting Special Fund to provide additional financial support to the Atlantic City Racetrack.  Under the bill, 90…

NEWARK MAN SENTENCED IN IRISH PUB DEATH

Sentencing was handed down on Thursday in an aggravated manslaughter case. Luis Martinez, of Newark, was sentenced to 12 years in the fatal stabbing of an employee at the Irish Pub in Atlantic City, and serious injuring another in 2009. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Martinez will have to serve at least 85…