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‘Ringleader’ of ID fraud ring sentenced in NJ

2-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man authorities say was the ringleader of a massive identity fraud ring that caused more than $4 million in losses has been sentenced to prison. A federal judge in Newark on Tuesday ordered South Korean native Sang-Hyun Park ...

Beer float, anyone? Yuengling’s Ice Cream returns

2-11-14
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The supermarket freezer aisle is getting a little more crowded as a name more associated with lager and porter than vanilla and chocolate takes its place alongside familiar ice cream brands like Breyers and Edy's. Beer ...

NJ festival lets you eat, drink, floss with bacon

2-11-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — They're making bacon in so many different ways at one Atlantic City casino that you can drink and even wear it. The Tropicana Casino and Resort's Bacon Week includes off-beat recipes like bacon milkshakes, and ...

Beer float, anyone? Yuengling’s Ice Cream returns

2-10-14
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The supermarket freezer aisle is getting a little more crowded as a name more associated with lager and porter than vanilla and chocolate takes its place alongside familiar ice cream brands like Breyers and Edy's. Beer ...

NJ man buys 2 winning lottery tickets

2-10-14
GARFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Luck was on the side of a New Jersey man. John Roland of Garfield bought two Jersey Cash 5 lottery tickets with the same numbers and won $292,935 with each ticket. He also matched four numbers on a third ticket, winning $515. ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

2-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.23, down a penny from last week. That's also much lower ...

NJ holding 3 hearings on Sandy aid spending plans

2-8-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey residents will be able to comment at three public hearings next week on the state's plans to spend more than $1.4 billion in Superstorm Sandy recovery aid. The state is holding hearings Tuesday at Stockton ...

Former NJ mayor indicted for fraud, obstruction

2-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former central New Jersey mayor has been indicted on charges he falsified tax returns related to the purchase of a farm property. Andrew Lucas is scheduled to appear in federal court in Trenton Friday. The 36-year-old ...

Wildwood accepts bid for beach bar

2-7-14
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Wildwood is hoping to find some tax relief from a beach bar. The Jersey shore town has accepted a bid from a group of Philadelphia-area club and restaurant owners to operate the bar starting this summer. The group must first ...

Casinos in Camden, Newark? NJ pol says maybe

2-7-14
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Politicians in northern New Jersey have long pushed for a casino at the Meadowlands race track in East Rutherford. But New Jersey's senate president says if gambling is ever expanded beyond Atlantic City, the Meadowlands ...