GOLDEN NUGGET RETURNING TO ATLANTIC CITY

On Monday, the Trump Marina signs were removed from the casino hotel in preparation for it’s transformation to the Golden Nugget. The Casino Control Commission is expected to approve the sale of the Trump Marina next week. The Golden Nugget operated a casino in Atlantic City from 1980 to 1987, which is currently known as…

RAIN CONTINUES TO SOAK THE GARDEN STATE

The National Weather Service has posted a Coastal Flood Watch for Cape May County for this evening.  A very slow moving storm will dump plenty of rain on our region throughout the day today, with some thunderstorms expected.  Rain will be heavy at times as it fetches off the ocean.  Winds will gust out of…

FORE! MIDDLE TOWNSHIP WINS GOLF TITLE

Another major honor for the Middle Township golf team.  Middle Township won its second straight South-Central Group II title on Monday.  Alex Hicks of Middle Township won his third consecutive South Cenral Group II title in the process.  Middle Township will play in the state’s tournament of champions next week in Somerset County.

FINALLY, GOOD FINANCIAL NEWS FOR NEW JERSEY

There’s some good financial news to report for the state of New Jersey.  State officials believe New Jersey will collect nearly one billion additional dollars in tax revenue through June 2012.  The Office of Legislative Services has new projections that show New Jersey will collect about $913 million in additional tax revenues over the next…

POLL: ATLANTIC CITY NEEDS TO COMBAT CRIME

A new survey released this week shows that state residents believe Atlantic City has to address its crime problem before tourism and visitation improves.  A new Stockton-Zogby poll shows that over two thirds of the respondents believe that crime is the single biggest issue that needs to be addressed by the city’s new tourism district.…

BOATERS RESCUED OFF DEL HAVEN

The Press of Atlantic City reports that two male boaters were rescued on Sunday by a “Good Samaritan”. The two men were stranded in the Delaware Bay off Del Haven and called for help at approximately 5pm on Sunday. They were rescued from their eight foot dinghy and brought back to shore before a US Coast…

COLLEGE GRADS GIVE CHRISTIE MIXED REACTION

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie delivered remarks at the graduation for Seton Hall seniors on Monday, and Chrisitie received a mix of boos and cheers.  The Associated Press reports that Christie talked for 16 minutes and gave encouragement to the graduating class.  Christie acknowledged the jeers and boos and told the crowd that he understands…

TRUMP SAYS NO TO PRESIDENTIAL BID

Donald Trump did not wait until next week’s Celebrity Apprentice finale. Monday he announced that he will not be running for President of The United States in 2012. Trump made the announcement as NBC rolled out their fall television schedule. The Celebrity Apprentice was renewed by NBC for a 12th season. Trump said in a…