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11th National Security Cutter Named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is naming the 11th Legend-Class National Security Cutter (NSC) in honor of Elizebeth Smith Friedman. Friedman was a pioneering code-breaker for the Coast Guard during the Prohibition Era and World War II, serving within the Coast Guard Cryptanalytic Unit-387. She has been dubbed "America's first female cryptanalyst" and in many ways could be considered the founder of the modern-day Coast Guard Intelligence Program. Her work with the Coast Guard began soon after the passage of the Volstead Act, which prohibited... Read more →


Kennedy Wins NJ02 Democratic Primary

Amy Kennedy: “I am ready to fight with you. I am ready to fight for you. I am ready to take on Jeff Van Drew and turn this district blue again in the Fall!.” Brigantine, NJ –July 7, 2020– Tonight, Amy Kennedy decisively won the Democratic primary in New Jersey’s Second Congressional District. The people of South Jersey have spoken, and they want Amy Kennedy to be their next Congresswoman. Seven months ago, Amy declared her candidacy on the heels of Jeff Van Drew switching... Read more →


Philadelphia Coast Guard Rescues Woman Stranded Near Rancocas Creek Sunday Night

PHILADELPHIA (July 6, 2020)--– The Coast Guard rescued a woman that was stranded on an aground jet ski near Rancocas Creek, New Jersey, Sunday night. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were notified by Burlington County dispatch at 9:50 p.m. of a woman in need of assistance after running a jet ski aground. Burlington County Fire Department boats were unable to enact a rescue due to the vessel being surrounded by deep mud. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from... Read more →


Reopening Information for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Atlantic City, N.J. (July 2, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will reopen under new and thorough Safe + Sound program guidelines to help ensure good clean fun at the resort destination Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 6 a.m. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Safe + Sound Reopening Plan & Protocols has been developed in accordance with guidelines provided by Hard Rock International and adopts the Atlantic City Casino Industry's Summary Plan of Proposed Reopening Protocols in order to... Read more →


4th of July Celebrations Cancelled in Many Communities

6ABC.com July Fourth of July Fireworks Displays NEW JERSEY ATLANTIC COUNTY * Atlantic City, N.J. CANCELED: Date: July 4th at 9 p.m. Where: Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa 1 Borgata Way Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401 * Atlantic City, N.J. TO BE DETERMINED: Date: July 4th at 10 p.m. Where: Tropicana Casino and Resort and along the Boardwalk 2831 Boardwalk Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401 * Buena Vista, N.J. CANCELED: Date: July 11th at Dusk (rain date July 18th) Where: Michael Debbi Park 315 Cedar... Read more →


Casino Association Statement on the Reopening of Atlantic City Casinos

Atlantic City, NJ – Steve Callender, president of the Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ), issued the following statement on behalf of the association regarding the reopening of some Atlantic City casinos this week: “For each of the Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ) members, our top priority is the health and safety of our employees, guests and fellow residents. We are taking every precaution to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19, which is why we worked with our regional healthcare provider AtlantiCare, the... Read more →


Coast Guard Aids Man Experiencing Heart Attack Symptoms Near Brigantine

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (June 30, 2020)--— The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a 74-year-old man who was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack while boating in the New Jersey Intracoastal The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a 74-year-old man who was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms while boating in the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway near Brigantine, N.J., June 30, 2020. He was transported Coast Guard Station Atlantic City, N.J., and transferred to local emergency medical services personnel who were waiting to take him... Read more →


HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO VISIT A CASINO

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2020)--Every country is unique in terms of age restrictions in the gambling industry. The main condition to visit a casino and play games for money is usually reaching the adult age according to the laws of a certain country. Therefore, a young man or woman living in Spain should be at least 18 years old to be eligible, while neighboring Belgium sets the restrictions on people under 21 years old to play in casinos. So, what age should you be to visit a... Read more →


Galloway Tax Preparer Charged with Filing False Tax Returns

CAMDEN City, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, tax preparer was arrested today for allegedly using false information to increase her clients’ tax refunds and filing her own false tax returns, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Michele Griffin, 40, of Galloway, New Jersey, is charged by indictment with 19 counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation and filing of false tax returns. Griffin is also charged with three counts of filing her own false tax returns. Griffin will be arraigned today by video... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Sign Petition To Save Cape May County Turtles From Being Killed

Samantha Geisinger started this petition to Cape May County In Cape May County there are multiple "boulevards" connecting the mainland of New Jersey to its barrier islands (Stone Harbor, Avalon, Wildwood, North Wildwood, Sea Isle, Ocean City). Every summer, turtles travel across these boulevards to lay their eggs on high land. The boulevards, filled with out-of-towners, have been featuring an unacceptable amount of dead turtles, crushed by the cars of those who would rather kill innocent animals than take a few seconds to help them... Read more →


LTPD Alert: - Fireworks Consumer Brief

FIREWORKS consumer brief Gloucestercitynews.net files On the 4th of July, Independence Day, Americans celebrate their patriotism with family reunions, picnics and beautiful displays of fireworks nationwide. Unfortunately, every year, this happy celebration turns into tragedy for many Americans due to the unsafe and illegal use of fireworks. Fireworks displays must be enjoyed responsibly – and within the confines of the law. In New Jersey, it is unlawful to sell, possess, or use fireworks, other than certain sparkling devices and novelties, without a valid permit. STATISTICAL... Read more →


Leader of NE Philly Heroin Ring and Associates Arrested and Charged with Drug Trafficking

Four additional defendants were also charged in Atlantic County, New Jersey in a related investigation PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Juan Caceres, 30, of Elkins Park, PA; Jose M. Suarez-Mendosa, 29, of Philadelphia, PA; Jerson David Diaz, 31, of Gloucestercitynews.net files Philadelphia, PA; Ezequiel Regalado-Rosario, 45, of Philadelphia, PA; Ramcel Duarte-Rodriguez, 21, of Philadelphia, PA, and Juan Francisco Regalado-Ferreras, 27, of Philadelphia, PA, were arrested and charged by criminal complaint on charges of possession with intent to distribute various amounts... Read more →


NJ SIERRA CLUB: More Problems with Holtec at Oyster Creek Decommissioning

Ocean County Superior Court Judge Francis R. Hodgson has issued a temporary order of restraint to Holtec, stopping all decommissioning activities at Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. Lacey Township, the community where the nuclear plant is located, filed a complaint against Holtec International and Holtec Decommissioning International in late May. Holtec is also under criminal investigation by the NJ Economic Development Authority for misrepresenting information on its 2014 tax credit application. “There are serious concerns with the Holtec and the decommissioning of Oyster Creek. From... Read more →


Down The Shore: Plastic Bags Cannot Be Part of Your Recycling Waste Stream

AVALON, NJ--The Avalon Department of Public Works reminds you that plastic bags cannot be part of the recycling trash stream in Cape May County. This County participates in single stream recycling, where all clean recyclables can go into one container. However, if your container contains plastic bags, it will not be collected by Avalon’s trash and recycling contractor. And, if you put a bag full of recyclables into the regular trash can, it creates two issues for the Borough. First, the Borough pays for additional... Read more →


Down The Shore: 53 Year-Old-Man Killed in Crash on White Horse Pike, Investigation Underway

MAYS LANDING (June 20, 2020)--- An investigation is underway after a 53 year-old Mays Landing man was killed Friday night in a crash on the White Horse Pike, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An initial investigation by the ACPO Crash Investigations Unit determined that Taquaysha Bell, 28, of Trenton was traveling westbound on the White Horse Pike in a 2010 Chevy Silverado. At 11:07 p.m., near the intersection of Moss Mill Road, Bell crossed into the eastbound lane and struck a 2003 Honda... Read more →


NJ Lottery News: Cape May County Ticket Wins $10,000

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $35,000,000 TRENTON (June 22, 2020) – There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, June 19, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was purchased at Acme #890, 11 Court House South Dennis Rd., Cape May Court House in Cape May County. In addition to the second and third-tier prizes won, 11 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic Reopening with Safe + Sound Program Guidelines

Atlantic City, N.J. (June 17, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that the property will reopen under new and thorough ‘Safe + Sound’ program guidelines to help ensure good clean fun at the resort destination. “Hard Rock and Seminole Gaming have made a tremendous commitment to sanitary protocols and a safety-first mentality for both guests and team members,” said Jim Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming and Chairman of Hard Rock International. “We are making sure our resorts are safe and... Read more →


CNB Business: Paul Piazza & Son Seafood Now Offering Wild-Caught Gulf Shrimp To Your Door

June 16, 2020 New Orleans, Louisiana- Just as the summer shrimp season gets underway, Paul Piazza & Son, Inc., one of the largest, processors of wild-caught Gulf of Mexico shrimp in the country, has launched a direct-to-consumer buying portal in response to increased requests from consumers to buy its wild-caught shrimp products. The company is offering its most popular sizes and product forms with free shipping from Louisiana. “We began to see a particularly high number of requests on our website coming from areas in... Read more →


CNBNews Hunting/Fishing: NJ's Artificial Reef Program/ the sinking of Vinik Huntress

On June 9, 2020, the 65-foot tugboat VINIK HUNTRESS was deployed at the Sandy Hook Reef site (pdf). The sinking of the vessel is in memory of Hudson River Fishermen's Association past member Darren Cardinal. Sponsorship for this project is provided by the association and The Sportfishing Fund. The vessel now rests in 58 feet of water, with a vertical relief of 25 feet, at the following coordinates: 40*21541 x 073*56.006 Tugboat Vinik Huntress sinking on Sandy Hook Reef Click to enlarge Vessels and structures... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing: NJ's Artificial Reef Program/Deepwater Reef Site

On June 8, 2020, Marine Fisheries Administration staff deployed a 150-foot long caisson gate on the Deepwater Reef site (pdf). It now rests in 125 feet of water and rises off the bottom 30 feet at the following coordinates: 38*58.300 x 074*10.900 A caisson gate is a barrier used to dam off the open end of a dry dock and is constructed of heavy gauge steel with several tons of ballast in the keel. The deployment is sponsored by The Sportfishing Fund, an organization dedicated... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Ready for Summer

With several impactful storms already this year, customers should take steps to prepare for storms and hurricanes that often come with summer MAYS LANDING, N.J. (June 10, 2020) – Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City Electric has been performing essential work to prepare the local energy grid to meet increased customer demand and keep homes and businesses powered all summer long. Employees are completing maintenance and inspections, as well as upgrades and critical repairs to prepare for severe weather, including a forecasted active hurricane... Read more →


Passenger Restrictions for NJ Charter Fishing Boats Lifted

PICTURED – Rep. Smith, center, sees off the Dauntless as it casts off May 20 on its first fishing trip of the season from its home port in Point Pleasant Beach, Ocean County. At left are charter boat Captain David Goldman of Shore Catch Guide Service, and Recreation Fishing Alliance legal counsel Captain Ray Bogan at right. Six-foot social distancing to be maintained FREEHOLD—Congressman Chris Smith, whose Fourth Congressional District includes several popular Jersey Shore fishing basins including Belmar, Brielle and Point Pleasant, welcomed the... Read more →


Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

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Sinfully Sweets: Order Your Father's Day Present or Graduation Gifts

Owner Judy Dietz, Gloucester City born and raised, is thrilled to introduce Sinfully Sweets, the gourmet treat boutique that is sprinkling sweetness into the community. We are conveniently located on the White Horse Pike in Atco (Town Plaza), we offer custom creations to satisfy every sweet tooth. From hand-dipped chocolates to unique candy gifts and dessert buffets for private and corporate events, Manager Carla Guerreiro swirls creativity into every delicious detail. Our custom party favors help make any special occasion memorable. Curbside pickup for now... Read more →


Cape May CG Recruit and Civilian Test Positive

CAPE MAY, N.J. – A Coast Guard Training Center Cape May recruit and a civilian staff member were confirmed positive for COVID-19. On June 3, all recruits from company U-198 were tested as part of COVID medical surveillance on all incoming recruits in the Restriction of Movement (ROM) plan designed to mitigate risk of potential COVID infection. One test came back positive on June 6. The Coast Guard clinic on base reported the test results to federal, state and local health officials. The recruit has... Read more →


DEP ORDERS NORTH WILDWOOD TO STOP WORK BEING CONDUCTED WITHOUT PERMITS

TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection has issued two Notices of Violation to the City of North Wildwood, requiring it to stop development activities being conducted without required DEP permits, including the destruction of vegetated dunes that provide storm protection. The unauthorized construction projects along North Wildwood's oceanfront and Hereford Inlet were conducted without the required DEP engineering and environmental reviews, and may threaten both the natural ecosystems and public's safety, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. Since at least March of this year,... Read more →


The Evolution of Blockchain, Implementation in Casinos and the Gambling Industry

(GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)(JUNE 6, 2020)--Blockchain is a growing list of records which are commonly called as blocks and linked using cryptography. It consists of a cryptocurrency wallet that supports currencies like bitcoin and Ethereum. When bitcoin was introduced, nobody could even imagine how this digital currency can change the rules and regulations of the whole world. Blockchain is the new emerging technology in the gambling business that covered several fields of life with such a rapid speed that no one knew the future of blockchain in the... Read more →


Amy Kennedy: Where is Jeff Van Drew?

Brigantine, NJ — Today, Amy Kennedy, congressional candidate for New Jersey’s second district, put out the following statement in response to Congressman Jeff Van Drew’s tweet on racial equality. Congressman Jeff Van Drew, where have you been? Communities of color are hurting, in South Jersey and across the country. For the last 10 days our community has been grieving, marching and fighting for change without you. It’s too little too late for your cavalier response, our communities deserve more. Your absence has shown us that... Read more →


Atlantic City Resident Carlos A. Matchett Charged with Rioting

CAMDEN, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man has been arrested on charges that he participated in a riot in Atlantic City on May 31, 2020, following a day of otherwise peaceful protests, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. photo courtesy of Atlantic City police Carlos A. Matchett, 30, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, was arrested June 3, 2020, by special agents of the FBI and is charged by complaint with use of a facility of interstate and foreign commerce, namely, a cellular telephone,... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic Named Casino of the Year

Atlantic City, N.J. (June 4, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that the property was named ‘2019 Casino of the Year’ courtesy of Hard Rock International’s (HRI) Hotel & Casino Awards. Located in one of the most competitive gaming markets in the world, Hard Rock Atlantic City topped the charts in brand compliance, gaming shops and online reviews, with a 9.4% increase in Global Review Index from the previous year showing their commitment to exceeding guests travel expectations. The Global... Read more →


New Jersey Gambling Record Revenues, Playtech & Sports Betting

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--The Garden State was among the first to bet big on online gaming, and it’s paying off in a big way with revenues skyrocketing to a record high of $80 million in April. This is a 118.6 percent increase compared to April of 2019, according to the New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). These numbers are up nearly $15 million from March, as customers have decided to switch gears and gravitate to the convenience that online gaming provides, with slot games being... Read more →


Getting Old…….. To My Ever – – So- Young Friends! A Collection

By: Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor I very quietly confided to my best friend that I was having an affair. She turned to me and asked, ‘Are you having it catered’? Joe Ball And that, my friend, Is the definition of ‘OLD’! *** Just before the funeral services, the undertaker Came up to the very elderly widow and asked, ‘How old was your husband?’ ’96,’ she replied: ‘Two years younger than me’ ‘So you’re 98,’ the undertaker commented She responded, ‘Not hardly worth going home,... Read more →


Real Money Casino

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Amy Kennedy Releases LGBTQ Policy, Endorsed by Equality PAC

“We as a society, have a responsibility to address the injustices the LGBTQ community is facing” Brigantine, NJ – Today, honoring LGBTQ History and Pride Month, Amy Kennedy, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s second district, released an LGBTQ Policy, detailing her commitment to advancing and protecting the rights of the LGBTQ community. Kennedy was also endorsed by the Equality PAC and Congressman David Cicilline(RI-1), Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. Kennedy pledges to pass the Equality Act, ensure access to healthcare, support the... Read more →


Prepare Now for 2020 Hurricane Season

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard reminds the public and mariners to prepare for the 2020 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an above normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. According to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, the outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of... Read more →