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Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closes

ATLANTIC CITY — The 33-year-old Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closed at 12:01 a.m. Monday, costing 1,600 people their jobs as the gambling market reaches saturation levels. The casino opened in December 1980 as the Golden Nugget, then owned by gaming…

Man struck and killed by train

HAZLET — New Jersey Transit commuters were facing another tough ride after a North Jersey Coast Line train struck and killed a man early Tuesday morning. The entire line was suspended following the incident, according to a NJ Transit spokesperson who said a train…

Water mains break

ELIZABETH — Cold weather caused a number of water main breaks across the New Jersey area. At least half-dozen communities in the northeastern part of the state reported broken mains on Tuesday. The largest was in Elizabeth where water flowed…

Scandal puts Christie’s future in doubt

STATE — A series of emails among top officials in the Governor’s Office and executives at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey show that a series of lane closures on the George Washington Bridge  for five days…

Incomplete Riverwalk condominium project sold

RAHWAY – CBRE Group, Inc., New Jersey’s largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced that it brokered the sale of an incomplete condominium project, Riverwalk at Rahway, on behalf of the seller and buyer. CBRE NY Outer Boroughs’ Elli Klapper…

Congress Still Isn’t Being Responsible

By Lee H. Hamilton Congress is winding down its historically unproductive session with a small flurry of activity. It’s a welcome change, but so long overdue that it can’t possibly make up for what should have been accomplished on Capitol…

Police puzzled by gun violence in Rahway

RAHWAY — Police have no suspects in the non-fatal Dec. 26 shooting of a 17-year-old city boy or the Nov. 10 murder of a 27-year-old Newark man. Police Capt. Joseph Simonetti declined to disclose additional details about the teenager’s shooting,…