Lots of different ways to report the SCOTUS ruling that will allow sports betting in New Jersey, and elsewhere. Here’s one with the words “game changer” in the headline. Here’s one from Reuters. Here’s a thoughtful one from Matt Friedman. Here’s the obligatory will-it-save-Atlantic City one.
Here’s a fun one from Kurt Andersen:
I’m going to let you find the rest of them wherever you do your internetting.
Asbury Park, which some people think is a model of what Atlantic City might look like in a few years, had a punk-rock bowling alley. It’s been renovated and is being re-opened. They have concerts there. I’ve even heard of some of the musicians, and I am old.
We went around with Princess Inc. who handed out purses to seniors and at-risk ladies Saturday. Shoddily-edited video here!
For more news from across your region, see below:
Court reverses dismissal of whistleblowing case in Sheridan deaths–SOMERVILLE - A state appellate court has reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a Somerset County Prosecutor's Office's detective claiming he was the subject of retaliation because he alleged the office's investigation into the deaths of John and Joyce Sheridan was "shoddily" and "improperly" handled, and evidence was destroyed. www.mycentraljersey.com
Postal workers deliver tons of food to Ocean City cupboard–OCEAN CITY — One after another, the postal trucks rolled up to the back of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church on Eighth Street through the afternoon Saturday, lining up along the alley to deliver tons — more than 3 tons, to be exact — of donated food to the Ocean City Food Cupboard. www.shorenewstoday.com
30%–New Jersey hospitals have some way to go before they achieve an adequately low level of births by caesarean section. In its “maternity measures” survey of New Jersey hospitals for 2017, released today, the Leapfrog Group reports that 20 participating hospitals — more than 40 percent of those surveyed — had a rate of 30 percent or higher of such births. www.njspotlight.com
ONLINE TOOL COMPARES, CONTRASTS HEALTH ISSUES IN NJ’S NINE LARGEST CITIES–Residents in seven of New Jersey’s nine largest cities are less healthy than those living in the nation’s largest cities, with those in Newark and Camden faring the worst, a new online tool shows. www.njspotlight.com
New crackdown on N.J. women’s prison pushed amid sex abuse claims–New Jersey lawmakers on Monday advanced a package of bills aimed at cracking down on the sexual abuse of inmates at New Jersey's women's prison at the hands of corrections officers sworn to keep watch over them. www.nj.com