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SENTENCING TAKES PLACE FOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAN

A Cumberland County man was sentenced to 14 years in jail for stabbing his former girlfriend multiple times on Tuesday. In accordance with a March 2011 plea to one count of attempted murder, Jimmie Whitfield, 36, of Millville, must serve 85-percent of the prison term. Upon release from prison, Whitfield, who …

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COAST GUARD MAKES RESCUE NEAR MANASQUAN

The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their 64-foot fishing boat capsized here, Wednesday. Rescued were William Hill, 38, from Brick, N.J., Matthew Morris, 19, from Point Pleasant, N.J., and William A. Lewis, 30, from Marshallberg, N.C. The Coast Guard recieved a call over VHF-channel 16 at 4:53 a.m. …

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DESIDERIO WINS REELECTION IN SEA ISLE

It wasn’t even close. Mayor Len Desiderio won his reelection bid in Sea Isle City by a 2 to 1 margin. Desiderio was running with William J. Kehner Sr. and Frank P. Edwardi Jr. for reelection. Kehner and Edwardi will continue to serve council-at-large. Sea Isle City had a flat …

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RECALLED MAYOR WINS ELECTION IN WILDWOOD

A man who was recalled from office has won back the position he once held. Wildwood voters elected Ernie Troiano back to the city commission. He will be joined by his two running mates, Pete Byron and Tony Leonetti. All three incumbents, Gary DeMarzo, Ed Harshaw, and Al Brannen have …

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MAN SAYS HE PASSED OUT, CAUSING ACCIDENT

A man said he passed out, which caused his vehicle to hit curbs and eventually a house. A 2000 white Ford Ranger struck a home at at 3 Lochalsh Lane. The driver, Brian M. Neill, age 30, of Wildwood Crest, was out of the vehicle when officers arrived. The accident …

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SJTA ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC PATTERN SHIFT DUE TO ACCIDENT

Several new traffic patterns have been implemented on the Atlantic City Expressway (ACE) in response to a significant accident involving a truck at the ACE Bridge over Route 50 that took place yesterday afternoon.  The area impacted is approximately one mile before the new Express E-ZPass lanes that are on …

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PERSON KILLED AFTER BEING HIT BY VEHICLE

A pedestrian was killed in Egg Harbor Township. Police there confirm that the death took place on Tuesday along the Black Horse Pike. The pedestrian was hit by a vehicle during the morning hours. An investigation is continuing. No other details have been released.

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