Wayne Parry, The Associated Press

Wayne Parry

The Associated Press

Atlantic City, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Wayne:

Pizzeria Borrows to Keep Workers on Job, Spurs Donations

With restaurants closed for all but takeout orders during the coronavirus outbreak, the owners of a pizzeria at the Jersey Shore could have shut down and laid off their 20 employees → Read More

Pizzeria borrows to keep workers on job, spurs donations

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — This is a story about bosses and their workers, in the dark days of COVID-19. It’s also a story about how one good turn deserves another → Read More

Fleeing virus for resort homes, some find welcome mat yanked

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) - Some city folk have been fleeing to their second homes in resort areas to ride out the coronavirus outbreak near the beach or the ski slopes. But neighbors in many of those places are yanking the welcome mat - fearing infection and the overwhelming of already stretched resources in sleepy shore and mountain communities. In southern New Jersey, Cape May County Freeholder… → Read More

To bet or not to bet? Casinos, gamblers weigh virus concerns

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers and vacationers who had planned to visit U.S. casinos expressed a mixture of disappointment and relief over a wave of closings in at least → Read More

Some casinos drop buffets, live shows as virus spreads in US

A Pennsylvania casino shut down temporarily, some Las Vegas casinos closed their buffets and the Hard Rock chain canceled live entertainment at all its U.S. properties for at least a month as the nation's casinos grappled with the coronavirus outbreak → Read More

Some casinos drop buffets, live shows as virus spreads in US

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania casino shut down temporarily, some Las Vegas casinos closed their buffets and nightclubs, and the Hard Rock chain canceled live entertainment at all → Read More

Some casinos drop buffets, live shows as virus spreads in US

A Pennsylvania casino shut down temporarily, some Las Vegas casinos closed their buffets and the Hard Rock chain canceled live entertainment at all its U.S. properties for at least a month as the nation's casinos grappled with the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Some Casinos Drop Buffets, Live Shows as Virus Spreads in US

A Pennsylvania casino shut down temporarily, some Las Vegas casinos closed their buffets and the Hard Rock chain canceled live entertainment at all its U.S.... → Read More

Virus-related sports cancellations leave little to bet on

There's still darts. Or New Zealand cricket. → Read More

Virus-related sports cancellations leave little to bet on

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There’s still darts. Or New Zealand cricket. The fast-spreading coronavirus has led to an unprecedented slew of cancellations or suspensions of most major professio… → Read More

Virus-related sports cancellations leave little to bet on

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- There's still darts. Or New Zealand cricket. The fast-spreading coronavirus has led to an unprecedented slew of cancellations or suspensions of most major professional and college sports events in the U.S., particularly within the last 48 hours. Baseball, basketball, hockey, pro soccer and college basketball all announced they were either suspending or postponing the start… → Read More

Virus-related sports cancellations leave little to bet on

The fast-spreading coronavirus has led to an unprecedented slew of cancellations or suspensions of most major professional and college sports events in the U.S., particularly within the last 48 hours. → Read More

New Jersey eyes wider betting on esports video game tourneys

In a state that's constantly looking for new things to bet on, New Jersey lawmakers are moving forward with a proposal to authorize wider wagering on competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. → Read More

Gambling industry urges sports bettors to wager responsibly

The gambling industry is launching a campaign to urge sports bettors to wager responsibly, including setting and sticking to a budget, and learning thoroughly about anything on which they make a bet. → Read More

New Jersey eyes wider betting on esports video game tournaments

New Jersey is constantly looking for new things to bet on. Potentially up next is esports. → Read More

Wayfaring sea turtles survived cold off Jersey Shore; now pneumonia threatens

A dozen sea turtles that nearly froze when they were too far north last fall as water temperatures abruptly plunged in New Jersey survived that ordeal but remain threatened by the pneumonia most of them developed afterward. → Read More

Wayfaring sea turtles survived cold; now pneumonia threatens

WEST ORANGE, N. J. (AP) — A dozen sea turtles that nearly froze when they were too far north last fall as water temperatures abruptly plunged in New Jersey survived that ordeal but remain threatened by the pneumonia most of them developed afterward. Sea Turtle Recovery, a nonprofit group operating out of the Turtle Back Zoo in northern New Jersey, got the turtles through their initial medical… → Read More

Sea turtles battle pneumonia at Turtle Back Zoo after surviving cold ocean waters

A dozen sea turtles that nearly froze when they were too far north last fall as water temperatures abruptly plunged in NJ survived that ordeal. → Read More

Margate boardwalk backers decry fears of Atlantic City crime

MARGATE — Proponents of building a boardwalk along the beach in this Downbeach town are accusing the city of using “fear tactics” by claiming a walkway would make it easier → Read More

Transco back again, seeking permits for Eastern gas pipeline

A hotly contested proposal to build a pipeline to take natural gas to customers in New York City and Long Island is back before New Jersey regulators → Read More