Atlantic City NJ

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Atlantic City. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Christie Names Oversight Team To Dig A.C. Out Of ‘Enormous Hole’

By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(A representative of Bass Pro Shops checks in jobseekers at the company's job fair at the Atlantic City Sheraton.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Hundreds Show Up For Sporting Goods Chain’s Job Fair in Atlantic City

The line stretched out of the ballroom of the Sheraton, around the corridor, wrapped around a spiral staircase and ended at the front door of the hotel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/20/2015

(File photo. Credit: caesarsac.com)

Caesars Files for Bankruptcy Protection for Two Atlantic City Casinos

Company officials say operations at its facilities, including a pair of Atlantic City casinos, will go on as usual.

01/15/2015

The Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City closed at 6am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

US Govt. Finds Nearly $30M To Help Atlantic City’s Laid-Off Casino Workers

With four casinos gone in the past year, putting more than 8,000 people out of work, New Jersey’s congressional delegation got the US Labor Department to put together $29.4 million in grants for retraining that idled work force.

01/14/2015

(The web site of WMGM-TV, channel 40, two days before the station loses its NBC network affiliation.)

Interim Plans For Jersey Shore TV Station; Area Radio Fills In News Coverage

Posted listings show WMGM picking up the “Soul of the South” TV network and a slew of infomercials to fill the time.

12/30/2014

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Area Man Draws Life Sentence For Sex Trafficking 3 Women, One A Minor

Two of the three women who were victimized by Christian Dior Womack submitted impact statements to US District Court in Philadelphia, each saying they were still haunted by horrible memories and will never be the same.

12/18/2014

Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Billionaire Carl Icahn Offers $20M Infusion to Avert Taj Mahal Shutdown

Icahn, who is poised to buy the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel, is ponying up $20 million so it can remain open while bankruptcy proceedings play out.

12/18/2014

(credit: Cleve Bryan/CBS3)

Bankruptcy Judge Allows Canadian Firm To Back Out of Purchasing Revel Casino

Judge Gloria Burns has granted a request by Revel Entertainment to cancel the $110-million sale to Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management.

12/12/2014

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Developer Glenn Straub Now First in Line to Purchase Revel Casino Facility

Straub had offered $95 million for the Atlantic City property. A hearing is scheduled for Friday to consider the motion.

12/10/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Closing Of Trump Taj Mahal Pushed Back 8 Days

The owners of Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal have pushed back the scheduled closing date for the casino.

12/05/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, seen from the Atlantic City Boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Atlantic City Mayor Postpones Appearance in Trenton As Lawmakers Consider a North Jersey Casino

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian cancelled his appearance, a spokesman saying a personal emergency came up that required his attention.

12/04/2014

(A horse-drawn carriage at 7th and Market Streets in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Confirmation of Pope Francis’ Visit Sends Philadelphia Hospitality Industry Into Overdrive

The hotels and historic sites have ten months to get ready. Most visitors will be encouraged to stay with host families.

11/18/2014

(Gov. Christie, center of photo, chairs a meeting to map out an economic recovery plan for Atlantic City, NJ.   Photo by David Madden)

Gov. Christie, Others Map Out Economic Recovery Plan For Atlantic City

By David Madden For the second time in three months, New Jersey governor Chris Christie held a summit today with all stakeholders on what lies ahead for the financially beleaguered town of Atlantic City. And […]

11/12/2014

The boardwalk in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

NJ Senate President Sweeney Unveils His Own Financial Survival Plan For Atlantic City

Sweeney likens the current financial situation of Atlantic City to that of Detroit.

11/11/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, seen from the Atlantic City Boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Judge OKs Cancellation Of Union Contract At Trump Taj Mahal

A federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware has approved the plan from billionaire investor Carl Icahn to take over the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel, in Atlantic City.

10/17/2014

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