Monthly Archives: May 2011

THREE ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING IN OCEAN CITY

Ocean City Police arrested three people for shoplifting. Jerry Murphy, of Rio Grande, Ashlee Reighn and Robert Reighn, of Delmont were charged with shoplifting and conspiracy. Murphy was also charged with contempt. The arrest was made on Saturday. ACME told police that they were alleged to have taken hundreds of dollars in items on two previous trips.

RESORTS BEING SUED AGAIN BY COCKTAIL WAITRESSES

A new lawsuit has been filed by cocktail waitresses that say they were fired at Resorts Atlantic City for not being “sexy” enough. A number of waitresses were let go when a new uniform was introduced to fit the Roaring 20′s theme. Attorney Gloria Allred is representing the women. A similar lawsuit was filed a couple of months back.

CANADIAN TOURISTS EXPECTED BACK IN CAPE MAY COUNTY THIS YEAR

A strong Canadian rush to the shore is expected to be made once again this year. Coastal Broadcasting spoke with the Tourism Director of Cape May County Diane Wieland, who said the department expects to build on last year’s success. The marketing to Canada continued Wieland believes the strong return numbers will repeat themselves. Canadian tourists are great for Cape May County because they stay for longer trips and according to Wieland, are more likely to spend money on their vacation.

JOINT ROOF REPAIR PROJECT POSSIBLE IN WILDWOOD CREST

A possible joint construction project could include the Crest Memorial School and Crest Pier Recreation Center. The borough and school are in talks for a joint project to replace the roofs at both facilities. Borough Clerk Kevin Yecco said the borough would take the lead on the work. Yecco said both roofs are in need of repair and if possible the two entities will join up.

MAN STABBED TO DEATH ON NEW JERSEY BOARDWALK

A man is dead following a stabbing incident on a New Jersey boardwalk during the holiday weekend.  Police in Seaside Heights continue to investigate a fatal stabbing that took place on the north end of the city’s boardwalk during the holiday weekend.  The man was taken to the Jersey Shore Medical Center where he died.  Police say this was the busiest Memorial Day weekend that city has ever experienced.

UPDATE: ONE KILLED IN UPPER TOWNSHIP ACCIDENT

One person was killed during a motor vehicle accident in Upper Township on Monday.  New Jersey State Police confirm that an 18 year old man lost his life after his vehicle overturned on Mount Pleasant Road in Tuckahoe on Monday.  Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene; he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.  Three passengers in his vehicle were taken to Shore Memorial Hospital following the accident.

MOTORCYCLIST INJURED ON GARDEN STATE PARKWAY

State Police say a motorcyclist was injured on the Garden State Parkway. The man was transported to an area hospital after his motorcycle struck another vehicle just north of mile marker 22. The victim was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for his injuries. Police said the injuries are not life threatening. The investigation into the incident is continuing.

ACCIDENT TAKES PLACE IN UPPER TOWNSHIP

An accident took place in the area of Mount Pleasant Rd. in Upper Township on Monday. TV 40 reports that the accident took place around 6:30 p.m. It is being reported that at least one person was seriously injured, but that the State Police have not confirmed anything on the severity of the injuries.

LOWER TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT TO USE FISHING CREEK BUILDING

A deal is done to return the Fishing Creek School to use. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Lower Township School District plans to use the school for preschool and after-school use. The school was opened in the 1800′s but was closed in the 1920′s. A recent community interest has revived the building and gotten it to the point that it will be used now.

TEMPERATURES REMAINING NEAR 80 FOR NEXT FEW DAYS

The Memorial Day Weekend might be over, but that doesn’t mean the warm weather is gone. The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures near 80 degrees until Friday. The Jersey Shore should see mostly sunny skies as well. The Memorial Day weekend brought beautiful weather to the shore and it should continue into the week. By Friday the temperature is predicted to drop to 70, but remain mostly sunny.