The minimum wage is going up this summer in New Jersey. The New Jersey Legislature approved a new bill that will increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. This summer the wage will increase to $10 an hour, and go up by one dollar each year until it hits the $15 mark.
A girl scout troop leader from central New Jersey was removed from her troop after police determined that $1,000 in girl scout cookie sales was not actually stolen by someone else. Jessica Medina had reported that the money was stolen as the girls sold cookies at a mall, but police found that claim unsubstantiated. Medina…
Just in time for the Super Bowl, there’s more sports betting in Atlantic City. Both Resorts and the Hard Rock casinos have unveiled new sports betting platforms before the big game. Resorts kicked off an online sports betting program that is expected to rival more traditional sports betting outfits.
Matthew Milam is once again an assemblyman from our 1st Legislative District. Milam took his oath of office Thursday to fill a seat that was eventually created by the ascension of Jeff Van Drew to Congress. Milam previously served in the State Assembly from 2008 through 2013.
Ron James is the new head coach of the still to be named Arena League Football team that will play this season in Atlantic City. James has been a two-time AFL Coach of the Year winner. He began coaching in the AFL 15 years ago with the Las Vegas franchise.
An unexpected surprise for students at the Cape May Technical High School Thursday morning as authorities conducted a drug sweep. Students were not told of the sweep that involved the county prosecutor’s office and Middle Township Police. No word on any amounts of drugs that may have been recovered.
Some additional signage and beacon lights are expected to be added to the interchange 9 at Shellbay Avenue in Middle Township. Middle Township officials report that complaints about the “poor design” of the interchange have been forwarded to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority regarding this issue. Township police have collected traffic and accident data from…
The mercury dropped to seven degrees in some mainland communities of Cape May County this morning as arctic air moved into the region. The Ocean City School District, along with a handful of districts in Atlantic County, have a two hour delayed opening today. Some schools in northern New Jersey are closed today due to…
A bill that would advance a $15 an hour minimum wage in New Jersey is expected to be advanced in Trenton today. The new wage would be phased in and strike the 15 dollar level by 2024. Many business groups oppose it, saying a minimum wage is not supposed to be a primary wage income.
It’s not going to be a pretty scene for travelers at Newark International Airport. Several cars caught fire early Thursday morning at Terminal “C” of the airport, and the vehicles were completely destroyed. The fire started in one of the vehicles on the roof of the parking deck.