The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City has been granted a special request to hear discussions about a new gaming license just eight days before the casino will open. Casino regulators will hold a special hearing next Wednesday to discuss the license request. The Ocean Resort plans to open one way or another on June…
Governor Murphy has signed new gun legislation into law. Wednesday’s bill signings include the requirement for background checks for private gun sales. A National Instant Criminal Background Check will now be part of the private gun sale process.
There has been an accident involving a small aircraft in Burlington County on Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration and first responders are on the scene of the accident that took place shortly after 10am today. The plane has been described as a Hawker Beechcraft 58 Baron. Early reports suggest two people have been killed.
New Jersey will host the World Cup final in 2026. The announcement was made by FIFA Congress on Wednesday, one day before this year’s World Cup gets underway. A North American contingent including the United States, Canada, and Mexico submitted the successful bid; the game will be played at The Meadowlands.
The Borgata in Atlantic City may become the first casino to offer legalized sports betting. NJ Advance Media has learned that the Borgata also intends to offer sports betting Thursday morning, pending state approval. The first bet will be placed Thursday morning by Governor Phil Murphy at a racetrack.
A North Wildwood police officer was presented with the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Law Enforcement Distinguished Service Award for his efforts during a ceremony at Rutgers University. Justin Robinson was also recognized for the same award one year prior. Photo courtesy of North Wildwood Police Department social media page.
State Police are hunting for a man who committed a shoplifting and stole from the Wawa convenience store in Ocean View, Dennis Township. Police released a photo of the man who is accused of pumping $20 worth of gas into his vehicle before entering the store and stealing at least one drink. He is described…
Atlantic City officials plan to introduce a budget Wednesday that includes no increase in the local purpose tax rate. City officials announced on Tuesday that for the first time in years, the city won’t be hitting residents with a tax increase. The new budget is expected to total $225 million.
Heavy rainfall events often result in a temporary rise in bacteria in ocean water, and that’s exactly what has happened on several local beaches. Some select beaches in Cape May, Lower Township, Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, and Atlantic City all tested for higher than acceptable levels of fecal coliform bacteria. Another water sample is taken before…
Wildwood Crest Police will be holding a seminar next Tuesday to provide the public with tips on how to reduce crime. The meeting will be held at the Crest Pier at 6pm, and will be targeted towards both residential and business owners.