Atlantic City’s casinos earned 20 percent more revenue last month than they did during the same month one year ago. New gaming figures were released showing the casinos taking in nearly a quarter of a billion dollars last month. Two new casinos, along with sports and online betting, have boosted the cumulative number.
The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday evening and moved towards new construction regulations that will be among the tightest in the region. The new regulations shorten the days and hours in which construction can occur, and creates strict rules on where construction materials and trailers may be placed in the public street. Council may adopt…
Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. was a no show for Wednesday night’s Council meeting. Under the city’s form of government, Gilliam is not required to appear at the meetings and does not vote on items. Gilliam pleaded not guilty in court this week on charges relating to a fight near a casino; this month,…
It’s highly unlikely that lawmakers in Trenton will vote on legislation to legalize marijuana before the end of the year. Democratic lawmakers met this week and agreed that it’s unlikely bills to support legalized pot sales will be voted on this year. Unless major differences are ironed out between the legislature and Governor Murphy, a…
Ocean City is reaching out to its community to fill five volunteer positions on four different boards. The city issued an alert asking for interested parties to join the environmental, tourism, historic preservation, and zoning boards. Five vacancies exist.
A meeting will be held after the first of the new year to discuss a new location for the Whitesboro Post Office. The meeting will be held on January 3rd at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. Federal officials will be on hand to discuss the potential new location.
A firefighter from Ventnor is the latest individual to plead guilty in connection with a massive health benefits fraud scheme in South Jersey. 37 year old Corey Sutor was in federal court Wednesday and admitted to his role in the scheme. Sutor admitted to creating more than $2 million worth of fraudulent claims.
There were no winners in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing. State lottery officials say the jackpot will now swell to $262 million for the next drawing, to be held Friday night.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will reportedly not play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams, the same team that destroyed his knee last season. NFL.com reports that Wentz will not play in the game, and it’s possible the Eagles may shut down the quarterback for the remainder of the 2018 season.
The County freeholder board will hold its official reorganization meeting on January 3rd. County officials announced the meeting will begin at 5:00pm, and will include the swearing in of Freeholder Len Desiderio, who was re-elected in last month’s election.