Monthly Archives: May 2012

RAVI OFFICIALLY SURRENDERS HIMSELF TO GO TO JAIL

The jail sentence has begun for Dharun Ravi. He was responsible for broadcasting his roommate’s sexual relations with another man on the Internet, that roommate eventually killed himself. Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail, but may only serve 20 days for good behavior. Ravi entered the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office to surrender himself on Thursday.

SEA ISLE READY TO KICK OFF RESTAURANT WEEK

Looking for a fun place to dine out? Well Sea Isle City kicks off its restaurant week on Friday. The Flavor of Sea Isle runs from June 1 to June 8. Each participating restaurant presents a different special, which can be found at seaislechamber.com. They range from breakfast places, to sit down dinners, to pizza places. It is the second annual for the resort.

MILLVILLE MAN CAPTURED IN SHOOTING

millville_policeA Millville man is facing attempted murder charges. Authorities say they have arrested Alfonso Rosado of the 900 block of East Mulberry Street in a shooting incident. The charges also include weapons offenses. The alleged shooting was caught on tape according to police. He was placed in the Cumberland County Jail on $400,000 full cash bond. Police say the shooting took place on Monday and an arrest was made hours later.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND HUGE FOR JERSEY SHORE TOWNS

The great weather of this past Memorial Day Weekend translated into big business for the Jersey Shore. The Press of Atlantic City surveyed local business owners and public officials and everyone had a good story to tell. They credited the success with high temperatures and sunny conditions that drove people to the beaches and kept them there throughout the weekend. Volume on the Atlantic City Expressway into Atlantic City showed an increase of 4 percent over last year, and other shore traffic increased by as much 6 percent. Resorts Casino Hotel said their room revenue was up by 50 percent over 2011.

DETAILS RELEASED ON OCEAN CITY HOME FIRE

There was no foul play involved in a major Ocean City fire. A home that went up in smoke and flames on May 20 started because of faulty wiring. The nearly $3 million home at Beach Road and Morningside Road was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The details were released through the fire department on Wednesday.

GALLOWAY RESIDENTS TO LOSE ACCESS TO PARKWAY SERVICE CENTER

80px-GSPkwy_Shield_svgA new report says access will be limited for Galloway residents to the Garden State Parkway. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the access those residents had to the roadway’s service center from Jimmie Leeds Road is going to be shut down. A new interchange is being built at what will be called Exit 41. Those residents previously were able to access the service center and park and ride, but will now have to get on the parkway north or south at the new interchange that is being built.

POLICE ID SUSPECT IN BANK ROBBERY

The identity of a man who was arrested in a bank robbery has been identified. The Newfield Bank robber suspect is Johnnie Miller, Jr. He was arrested after a car chase that took place over three counties. The robbery took place earlier this month at the branch located at 6th and Landis Avenues in Vineland. He was placed in the Cumberland County Jail on $700,000 bail.