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NJ American Water Announces $950,000 in NRTC Funding for Asbury Park and Camden City

CAMDEN, N.J. – September 28, 2020 New Jersey American Water today announced the awarding of $950,000 in Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) funding to Interfaith Neighbors of Asbury Park and The Cooper Health System of Camden. The funding will be used for projects aimed at improving housing and economic development opportunities in both cities. “For the past decade, New Jersey American Water has seized the opportunity to use the state’s generous NRTC program to provide funding to transformational projects in the communities we serve,” said Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water. “This year, we are proud to support Interfaith... Read more →


Maryland Anglers Enjoyed First Week of Fall

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources Young Fhinn Zeender-Lawrence joined family for fishing in the upper Choptank River, and shows off a 20-pound carp he caught before releasing it. Photo by Nathan Zeender Welcome to the first week of fall! The cooler transitional days ahead are a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors. The leaves are beginning to show a hint of color in the western region of the state, so make sure to get outside and enjoy this special time of the year. Forecast Summary: Sept. 23 – 29: The upcoming week will bring cooler days, moderate... Read more →


South Jersey Gas Customers to Receive Rate Decrease

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Rate Changes for South Jersey Gas; Overall Bill Decrease for Customers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – September 23, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), today announced that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved changes to its base rates, as well as other rates including those related to the Company’s accelerated infrastructure programs. These rate changes, combined with those related to the Company’s Basic Gas Supply Service and Conservation Incentive Program rates approved earlier this month are effective October 1 and result in a $0.14 monthly net bill decrease... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Recognizes Employees’ Outstanding Volunteer Work

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Sept. 23, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric has recognized four employees, Ronald Mascola, Sean Newlin, Sharon Roach and Karen Stanford, for their community volunteer work at the company’s virtual Powering Communities Employee Volunteer Awards. To recognize the employees’ hard work, Atlantic City Electric’s parent company, Exelon, announced a combined $20,000 in charitable contributions to the local nonprofits that the award winners support. During COVID-19, when the need for support is greater than ever, Atlantic City Electric and its employees have continued to find innovative ways to continue volunteering efforts and supporting local nonprofits. “Our employee volunteers are the... Read more →


Westville Man Allegedly Recorded Females at Cape May County Technical HS Bathroom

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (September 24, 2020)--– Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland along with Chief Christopher Leusner of the Middle Township Police Department announce the arrest of Gregory Mahley, 51 years old, of West Deptford, NJ, on additional charges relating to Manufacturing and Possessing Child Pornography. On September 9, 2020, the Gloucester Township Police Department arrested Gregory Mahley after mirrors were found in girls bathroom stalls at the Glen Landing Middle School in Gloucester Township, NJ. The Gloucester Township investigation revealed that Mahley, a commercial HVAC technician employed by Multi-Temp Mechanical, Inc., located in Westville, NJ, had... Read more →


Gambling in Thailand

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020)--Are you a citizen of Thailand who is unable to gamble because of the pandemic? Say goodbye to your worries. Gambling in Thailand is governed by a set of rules and restrictions set by its government. As per the legislation in the country, Horse racing and Thai Lottery are the only two forms of gambling allowed under the Thailand Law. Online gambling websites that are legally licensed in other countries do not face pressure by Thailand officials. Keep reading to find out how you can calm your urge to gamble while sitting at home in Thailand. Thailand is home... Read more →


What Makes A Headphone Audiophile Quality

Headphones have become just as advanced as the smartphones and tablets they are attached to. Whether you’re an avid music listener, a gamer or you’re just someone who loves a good pair of headphones with excellent sound quality you should check out the the budget audiophile headphone list at Audio Direct. Just because you’re buying headphones doesn’t mean you have to invest in any old pair of headphones that will get the job done. After all, you can have a high-quality product that transforms your listening experience. What should you look for in good quality headphones? Better yet, what makes a... Read more →


How are memory care communities in Pennsylvania providing care during Covid-19?

(September 22, 2020)--A person who has dementia may face a lot of problems daily. It can range from confusion, difficulty in doing daily chores, difficulty communicating, and apathy. It is a mental state of illness that requires critical attention with the utmost care. The pandemic situation has added fuel to this fire. It has added to the common man's mental stress and anxiety as it has become challenging to manage the critical condition outside. It is an entirely new situation out there. People do not know what they can do to deal with it effectively. The memory care facilities in Pennsylvania... Read more →


Atlantic County Democrats Calling Party Members to Protest Don Trump Jr."s Campaign Fundraiser

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP NJ--The Atlantic County Democratic Party are urging members and supporters, in the release below, to come out and protest against a planned Republican fundraiser event to be held at the Smithville Inn, in Galloway NJ on Tuesday, September 22. Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle have the nerve to come to South Jersey. They are headlining a $300 a head fundraiser for a shady Super PAC controlled by disgraced former Galloway Township Mayor and political boss Don Purdy. Hate has no place in South Jersey. Let's show Donald Trump Jr. that South Jersey is NOT Trump Country, it's Biden/Harris... Read more →


5 Factors That Will Drive The Popularity Of Online Sports Betting 

Image Source (September 21, 2020)--Although sports betting has existed in many parts of the world since then, it was on May 14, 2018, that the U.S. legalized sports betting across many states. It leads to adding eleven more states on the list like New York, Nevada, and New Jersey. Moreover, other states are still under pending legislation and might find the light at the end of the tunnel. With this, better days are coming talking about the future of sports betting. Today, you can see that most notable sports have existed not only because of the players but because of the... Read more →


Mainland High School Students Create Video for HERO Campaign

MediaWize A pair of Mainland Regional High School (MRHS) students has created a new video for friends and peers that promotes the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign and its safety message, “Be a Hero. Be a Designated Driver.” The video, which was recently added to the HERO Campaign’s YouTube channel and its website can be viewed online at https://herocampaign.org/video/hero-campaign-student-volunteer-video/. The video marks the 20th anniversary of the campaign, created by the family of John Elliott of Egg Harbor Township, who was killed by a drunken driver two months after graduating from the United States Naval academy. MRHS senior Bret Batohie and... Read more →


Donald Trump Jr., and Kimberly Guilfoyle to Attend Fundraiser at Smithville Inn Sept. 22

MediaWizeSeptember 18, 2020 Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle. (Photo Courtesy Donald Trump Jr. Facebook page) Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle will be guests of honor at a fundraiser 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Historic Smithville Inn, 1 New York Road in Galloway Township. Former Galloway Township Mayor Don Purdy said he had a hand in putting the fundraiser together through his friend Jim Schultz, a Pennsylvania attorney who worked in the White House. “He worked in the West Wing and we are good friends,” Purdy said. Schultz is a former senior associate counsel to President Donald... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Plenty of Good Fishing Weather Ahead

September 16, 2020 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo by Jim Livingston September always holds promise for the outdoor enthusiast, as the cooler nights and days are like a sweet whisper in the ear about wonderful things to come. Recreational crabbing is at the season’s peak as blue crabs are plentiful, large, and heavy. Do not miss venturing out to enjoy the bounty of the Chesapeake. Forecast Summary: Sept. 16 – 22: The upcoming week will bring cooler days, moderate winds and chance of rain on Friday, continuing to cool Chesapeake Bay waters. Surface water temperatures have cooled... Read more →


Neighborhood Dispute Ends in Death

MAYS LANDING – A 69 year-old man is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Marketa E. Thorpe of Atlantic City, following a neighborhood dispute, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Saturday, Sept. 12, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call at approximately 11:24 a.m., in reference to a victim with a gunshot wound at 1507 Belfield Avenue, Atlantic City. The victim, Marketa Thorpe, was located and transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, City Division where she was pronounced deceased. An autopsy was conducted on Sunday, September 13, 2020, and the results determined Thorpe’s cause of death to... Read more →


Multiple Agencies Investigating Suspect Gregory Mahley, for Allegedly Producing Child Porn

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland along with Chief Christopher Leusner of the Middle Township Police Department announce an ongoing investigation into Gregory Mahley, 51 years old, of West Deptford, NJ, for Invasion of Privacy, Child Pornography, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. On September 9, 2020, the Gloucester Township Police Department arrested Gregory Mahley after mirrors were found girls bathroom stalls at the Glen Landing Middle School in Gloucester Township, NJ. Mahley was charged with second-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Manufacturing of Child Pornography), third degree Invasion of Privacy,... Read more →


CNB Fishing: Application Deadline for Striped Bass Oct. 31

The Striped Bass Bonus Program The 2020 Striped Bass Bonus Program is now open. Due to COVID-19, applications must be submitted by e-mail to applybonus@dep.nj.gov. Application Deadline October 31 Permits issued for 2019 are not valid in 2020. Applications for the 2020 SBBP are currently available. A new application must be submitted by e-mail for 2020. Please see below for instructions on how to apply. Updated and new information about the SBBP is posted on this webpage and sent to Marine Fisheries e-mail list subscribers and media outlets when available. Reporting of all harvested bonus fish is mandatory. Effective May 15,... Read more →


Shots Fired at Motel in Villas

On September 15, 2020 at approximately 10:40 am, Lower Township Police Department’s Patrol Division was dispatched to the Jersey Shore Motel, located at 1400 Bayshore Road in Villas NJ, for a report of a gunshot possibly being fired from one apartment through another and into an outside wall. Witnesses on scene pointed out a hole in the outside wall, consistent with a bullet hole. The scene was secured and several people were evacuated from the motel. The apartment where the bullet originated from was secured and officers were able to confirm no one was inside. Lower Township Police Detectives contacted the... Read more →


Does It Make Sense to Study Sports Management and Obtain the Corresponding Degree?

Sports science is an amalgamation of various disciplines and concentrates basically on the scientific approaches behind physical activities. The sub-categories of this course are very different yet similar. For many students, it is more fun rather than an academic subject. They attend PE more enthusiastically than any other class. Among the related disciplines, experts name: Physiology Psychology Social science Anatomy Biomechanics Fitness Nutrition Management Marketing Kinesiology Arts Business, etc. It means that students who obtain degrees in sports science can pursue careers in a range of different areas. The main idea is to study the connection between exercise and our bodies.... Read more →


SAFETY TIPS: Safety Message For Homes That Have Golf Carts/Low Speed Vehicles

Important The following is an important safety message for anyone who may have golf carts/low speed vehicles plugged in at their residential properties. This message comes from Avalon Volunteer Fire Department Chief Edward Dean: To our golf cart style Low Speed Vehicle Owners: Under the right conditions and while charging the batteries of the LSV (Low Speed Vehicle), potentially dangerous levels of hydrogen gas can be released in the charging process. In order to prevent injury and/or property damage, the Avalon Volunteer Fire Department recommends the following precautions: – Maintain the LSV, especially monitoring the battery liquid levels and adding in... Read more →


Jersey Cash 5 Winner in Cape May; $168,476 Jackpot

TRENTON (Sept. 16, 2020) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $168,476 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, September 15, drawing. The winning numbers were: 02, 18, 22, 23, and 29 and the XTRA number was: 03. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at Acme Markets #845, Lafayette St. & Ocean St., Cape May in Cape May County. Read more →


Michael J. Pratt, Sr., of Somers Point, formerly of Bellmawr; Navy Veteran, Volunteer Fireman

Michael J. Pratt, Sr. Of Somers Point, formerly of Bellmawr, NJ. Passed away suddenly on September 9, 2020. Age 58. Born in Woodbury, NJ, he was the son of Jackie Pratt and the late Edward J. Pratt. Michael is survived by his husband, Michael D. Burnett; son, Michael J. Pratt, Jr.; daughter, Katie Pratt; brothers, George Stetser, Edward Pratt (Patti), Ryan Pratt; sisters, Denise Pratt and Kelley Gibbons (Bob); grandchildren; Leilan and Evan. Michael was also predeceased by his brother, John H. Pratt. Following his high school graduation, Michael proudly served his country in the US Navy, during Desert Storm. He... Read more →


Two Rescued from Ocean Floating in a Rubber Raft

IN THE TOWN BANK SECTION OF LOWER TOWNSHIP LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ--ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH 2020 THE LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIEVED A CALL FROM A CONCERNED CITIZEN ON THE BEACH IN THE AREA OF BEACH DRIVE AND DELFORD ROAD IN REGARDS TO AN OCCUPIED RAFT IN THE DELAWARE BAY THAT MAY BE IN DISTRESS. LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT PATROL OFFICERS ARRIVED ON SCENE TO FIND AN APPARENT INFLATABLE RAFT APPROXIMATELY A QUARTER MILE OUT WITH TWO SUBJECTS IN THE AREA. IT APPEARED THAT ONE SUBJECT MAY BE IN THE WATER AND STRUGGLING TO HANG ONTO THE RAFT. THE UNITED STATED COAST... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS MAKE HISTORY WITH $668 MILLION AUGUST

(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.)(Sept. 14, 2020) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks returned to their record-setting ways in August, using the return of major sports to catapult to the best month in history for any legal jurisdiction. And in generating nearly $670 million in August wagers — more than $100 million more than the state’s previous best — New Jersey surpassed $8 billion in sports bets since launching in June 2018 and again staked its position as the largest and most dependable U.S. market, according to PlayNJ. “A full schedule of baseball, basketball, and hockey was enough to unleash an avalanche of pent-up demand,”... Read more →


VIDEO: Wildwoods-by-the-Sea 1960 Documentary

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)-WILDWOOD, NJ--A 1960 documentary (see below) about the Wildwoods will bring back fond memories from those of us who grew up vacationing in this resort during the '50s and '60s. Although this was 60 years ago it seems like yesterday for some of us. Remember the smell of the sea when you got off the parkway and drove the last few miles into Wildwood along the Rio Grande Blvd. hoping you didn't get stuck in traffic when the bridge opened for a fishing boat. All the nightclubs with live bands such as the Riptide Club,... Read more →


$348K in Federal Grants for South Jersey Community Health Centers

CAMDEN, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that two federally-qualified health centers in South Jersey will receive a combined total of $348,645 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Care Program. These grants will support disadvantaged South Jersey residents by empowering health care centers to continue their essential community services. CAMcare Health Corporation, which has serviced Camden and Gloucester counties since 1978, will receive $175,250 to provide care for those in need in South Jersey. Project H.O.P.E., which specializes in the health and well-being of homeless residents in Camden, will receive $173,395 to provide... Read more →


AC Electric Urges Customers to Establish Payment Arrangements, Secure Energy Assistance

More can be done for customers who call now to discuss past due balances MAYS LANDING, N.J. (September 9, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric is urging customers who may have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to contact the company now to establish payment arrangements and get connected to customer assistance programs. Atlantic City Electric recognizes the financial challenges some customers are facing as a result of the pandemic and will continue to work with each customer individually to help with the continuation of their electric service. Service disconnections, which were suspended in March, are always a last resort and,... Read more →


Two Overdue Sailing Vessels Located by Coast Guard Near Baregate

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (September 9, 2020)--— The Coast Guard and partner agencies assisted with the rescue of two overdue sailing vessels near Loveladies Channel Tuesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from a family member of the overdue mariners stating they had not yet arrived as scheduled. Sector Delaware Bay launched a crew from Station Barnegat Light on a 24-foot small boat, and Long Beach Township Police Department launched drones to assist with the search. Following the search patterns given by watchstanders, the crew from Station Barnegat Light found the mariners unharmed but unable to sail... Read more →


The Largest US Casinos Outside of Las Vegas

(September 9, 2020)--Not all states have reopened casinos yet. For example, California hasn’t. Sure, you can always opt for online casinos for players from the US or go to Las Vegas. But what if you want something a little more indie than Bellagio but no less impressive? Although everyone knows a good casino is not about size, there is something about the enormous, crystal-decorated halls of America’s largest and fanciest casinos that more modest establishments can’t recreate. So, here’s a list of the largest casinos in the United States that are not in Vegas. WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville,... Read more →


Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Project named Finalist...

in America’s Best Transportation Project Competition...Online voters and expert judges to choose winners from 12 projects nation-wide The Rt. 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge project image courtesy of www.resteel.com (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced that the Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Project Contract 4, which reconstructed the Old Causeway Bridge, has been named a finalist in AASHTO’s 2020 America’s Transportation Awards Competition. “We are extremely proud of the national recognition that this project has received,” Commissioner Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “This announcement is a testament to the commitment of the men and women of the New... Read more →


Increasing Popularity Of Online Roulette Among The US Casino Enthusiasts

(September 9, 2020)--Nothing is denying the fact that roulette is counted amongst the most popular casino games everywhere. If you visit any land-based casino floor in Las Vegas and observe the spots with maximum crowds, you’d see most of the groups forming-up around the roulette tables, cheering every spin of the wheel! Roulette has gradually made a move to the online world and is garnering the same kind of popularity there too. Online roulette has emerged as one of the most indulged-in games at the online casinos and among the casino enthusiasts of the US, with a large number of players... Read more →


Four-Year-Old Female, Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Lower Township

LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ (September 7, 2020)--On Saturday, September 05, 2020, the Lower Township Police Department received a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a motor vehicle in the vicinity of Lennox Avenue and Fishing Creek Road, in the Fishing Creek section of the Township. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Upon arriving on the scene, officers found out that a vehicle on Lennox Avenue had struck a 4-year-old female. Members of the Lower Township Rescue Squad treated the child on the scene for her injuries. Ultimately, she was flown to the Cooper Medical Center in Camden City, NJ for further treatment of... Read more →


Cape May County Hazard Mitigation Plan Meeting

September 10th You're INVITED--Join us on September 10th at 2:00 PM to hear about how Cape May County is updating their hazard mitigation plan and learn how we are working towards a more resilient County. The meeting will be held virtually. For more information about the plan and to get the link to the presentation, please go to: https://www.capemaycounty2020hmp.com/calendar/ Read more →


80 Fatal Drug Overdoses in Atlantic County So Far This Year

MAYS LANDING- International Drug Overdose Awareness Day was held August 31. According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Drug Related Death (DRD) Investigation Squad there were 80 drug-related deaths (DRD) to date in 2020, in Atlantic County. In August 2019, Atlantic County saw 86 drug-related deaths in the county. “The numbers show that we are not reporting as many drug related deaths to date in 2020, compared to one year ago, but 6 less fatal drug overdoses is not good enough and tells us that we still have work to do. As the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of Atlantic County I... Read more →


CNB Business News: Atilis Gym Members Pumped at Reopening

MediaWizeSeptember 1, 2020 Chris and Lesya Lambert, owners of four Atilis Gyms, are happy to welcome back members. By MADDY VITALE Carlos Valencia, of Egg Harbor Township, worked out at Atilis Gym in his hometown Tuesday, the first day that gyms across the state were allowed to reopen since the COVID-19 pandemic forced shutdowns six months ago. “It’s such a release. Everybody is so amped up. They are so stressed out over COVID. Going to the gym is a release,” Valencia noted. Stacy Golinski, of Somers Point, likened the reopening of fitness centers by Gov. Phil Murphy to a holiday. “It’s... Read more →


How to Choose the Right Betting Site

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 7, 2020)--With the escalating number of sports betting sites online, it becomes increasingly necessary to do your research when choosing a bookmarker. Plus, if you want a better betting experience, working with the best site is key. However, selecting the right site can be a challenge—especially to new punters. Luckily, you don’t have to wander in the wilderness when it comes to choosing the best betting site. The following guide contains the tips and tricks you need to select the best site for your betting endeavors. Do Research Read reviews. Do your research. With reviews, you will get a better... Read more →


MD FISHING REPORT: Angler Tim Campbell qualified for the FishMaryland expert angler award

by Erik Zlokovitz, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Angler Tim Campbell qualified for the FishMaryland expert angler award when he caught this 24-inch Spanish mackerel, his fifth unique trophy species, in the Chesapeake Bay on Aug. 25. Photo courtesy of Tim Campbell All areas of the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers have reopened for striped bass fishing until Dec. 10 with a size limit of 19 inches and a daily bag limit of one fish per angler. Many summer species should continue to be available for anglers the next few weeks. On Sept. 3 at noon the Maryland Department of Natural... Read more →


Good News! Indoor Dinning Is Opened; Bad News! The Endless Rules

What are the reopening rules for bars and restaurants? What precautions or policies must they take? Gloucestercitynews.net files Food or beverage establishments may open, including restaurants, bars, cafeterias, and food courts, as well as all holders of a liquor license with retail consumption privileges. Establishments must follow appropriate mitigation requirements detailed in the Department of Health's Protocols for Outdoor Dining, Executive Order No. 157, Executive Order No. 183, and the Department of Health's Health and Safety Standards for Indoor Dining, which are summarized below. Restaurant operating hours are not limited by any State order. What to Expect at Outdoor Restaurants and... Read more →


Circa Sports and Tuscany Suites & Casino on New Sportsbook

New Venue Marks Major Expansion for Las Vegas-Based Sports Betting LAS VEGAS – Circa Sports – the Las Vegas-based sports betting venture from CEO Derek Stevens and his Golden Gate Hotel & Casino – has partnered with Tuscany Suites & Casino to launch a rebranded sportsbook. The reimagined space will mark the first Las Vegas expansion for Circa Sports outside of Stevens’ properties, with the venue expected to open in March 2021. Gloucestercitynews.net files “We’re thrilled to welcome Tuscany as Circa Sports’ first satellite location in Las Vegas,” said Stevens. “This will open a lot of doors in the market to... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Awards $12,000 Grant to Food Bank of South Jersey

THE $12,000 DONATION, MADE BY ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC, WILL STRENGTHEN COVID-19 EMERGENCY HUNGER-RELIEF EFFORTS IN BURLINGTON, CAMDEN, GLOUCESTER AND SALEM COUNTIES. NEW JERSEY – SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 – The Food Bank of South Jersey – South Jersey’s largest hunger-relief organization and a member of the Feeding America network of national food banks – is pleased to announce that Atlantic City Electric has awarded a $12,000 grant as part its mission to form partnerships with community-based nonprofit organizations within the markets it serves. “We could not be more appreciative to Atlantic City Electric for supporting us as we work to bring food... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Offering Indoor Dining, Fall Escape Rates

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City/Gloucestercitynews.net files Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 2, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will keep the vibes flowing into the fall season with the return of indoor dining, special fall hotel rates, casino promotions and more. The return of indoor dining will bring additional team members back to work at the resort destination. Dining Operations Indoor Dining Resumes Friday, Sept. 4 - Hard Rock Atlantic City will resume indoor dining service at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, Kuro, YOUYU Noodle Bar, Hard Rock Cafe, and Sugar Factory. Reservations are recommended for Council... Read more →


8 Ways to Prepare for 2020 Hurricane Season

T-Mobile has taken important steps to prepare for hurricanes, including making considerable investments in its network and expanding its response fleets and relief teams. (NAPSI)—Hurricane season officially runs through November, and while no one can predict what lies ahead, there are things you can do to prepare. Here, T-Mobile offers eight ways to stay connected. 1.Make a disaster kit: Include things such as batteries, snacks, water, a first aid kit, a flashlight and device chargers. 2.Update your family, friends and emergency services contact numbers. Make sure they’re saved and backed up in your devices AND written down someplace accessible. 3.Subscribe to... Read more →


$2.45 Million to Improve Stormwater Infrastructure in Support of Business Growth in Atlantic City

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.45 million grant to Atlantic City, New Jersey, to make stormwater infrastructure improvements needed to protect downtown businesses from flooding and facilitate the location of new businesses, including major medical and energy enterprises. The EDA grant, to be located in two Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zones, will be matched with over $7 million in local funds and is expected to create 65 jobs and generate $83 million in private investment. “The Trump Administration is committed to helping American communities... Read more →


Law Allows Alcoholic Beverage Consumption on Outdoor Property in AC Tourism District

TRENTON (August 28, 2020)--— Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (A299), which allows alcoholic beverages to be consumed from open containers on certain outdoor property located within the Atlantic City Tourism District, upon authorization by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). The bill defines an “open container area” as portions of the beach, boardwalk, and other areas within the Atlantic City Tourism District, as determined by CRDA, in which pedestrians are permitted to carry and consume open containers of alcoholic beverages. “Despite the economic hardship that this pandemic has levied on our casino and hospitality industries, the Atlantic City community has... Read more →


From Brigantine to Cape May the Faithful Participated in the Wedding of the Sea

August 27, 2020 Above: Girls crown a statue of the Blessed Mother in Wildwood (Photo by Mike Walsh); Father William Kelly, Pastor of Saint Brendan the Navigator Parish, blesses his community on Avalon’s shore; Outside the Parish of Saint Monica’s Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Church, priests, laity, Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal, and the Blessed Mother process down Atlantic City’s Pacific Avenue (Photo by Mike Walsh) From Brigantine to Cape May, COVID-19 could not stop South Jersey’s faithful from honoring their Blessed Mother at the shore earlier this month. The Wedding of the Sea celebrations, held on or near the Aug.... Read more →


Robert Declementi of Brigantine Charged with Murdering his Wife

MAYS LANDING- A 36 year-old man has been charged with first degree Murder in the death of his wife on Saturday in Brigantine, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Brigantine Police received a 911 call at 4:27 a.m., on Saturday Aug. 22, 2020, and responded to 17 Girard Place in Brigantine. Rachel Declementi, 30, was found deceased in the home with numerous injuries to her body. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, August 24, 2020. Robert Declementi was arrested and charged with first degree Murder. This is a cooperative investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Brigantine Police... Read more →