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WOMAN CHARGED FOR LEAVING CHILD ALONE IN VEHICLE

Millville Police say they arrested a woman who left her small kid in the car alone for just over 40 minutes. Charges were filed against Johnna J. Crawford. The woman said the child had chicken pox and was trying to avoid having the child spread the disease. Crawford was charged …

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BILL TO CREATE TRANSPARENCY IN SCHOOL GIFTS INTRODUCED

A state senator announced proposed legislation on Monday which would create a level of transparency and accountability when it comes to private donations to public education in the Garden State. Senator Ronald Rice’s bill would create a fund within the State Department of Education – the “Private Investment in Public …

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PUBLIC UNIONS PRESENT THEIR HEALTH CARE PLAN

Since Gov. Chris Christie doesn’t want to negotiate health benefit with public unions, the unions presented their health care plan on Thursday. The plan they presented to the media, included the workers paying 1.5 percent of their salary and 8.5 percent of their premiums. Also, there would be a slight …

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FINALLY SOME GOOD NEWS IN GAS PRICES

New fuel price data shows a slight improvement over the past week. According to AAA, prices in Cape May and Atlantic counties drop one penny on average in the past week. Some gas stations have provided larger drops in the price. The current average is $3.37. The hefty spike at …

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WITNESS TAMPERING INDICTMENT HANDED DOWN IN ATLANTIC COUNTY

An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted a Camden County man on three witness tampering charges; a first-degree and two second-degree counts, for allegedly sending letters to a victim of a 2009 armed robbery in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. It is alleged that Dashand Chase, 21, robbed …

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MOREY’S PIERS GHOST SHIP WINS BEST NEW RIDE AWARD

Morey’s Piers took home a big award. The website About.com’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best New Theme Park Attraction of 2011. The announcement was made this week. The Ghost Ship is a resurrection of the classic boardwalk dark attraction. It involves a combination of animatronics, special effects and live actors …

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TRIP ADVISOR NAMES WILDWOOD CREST TOP FAMILY VACATION

The Wildwoods have gotten some good news for tourism heading into the 2011 summer season, Wildwood Crest has been named a top three family vacation spot by Trip Advisor. The article mentions that Wildwood Crest was apart of the Best Beach award that the Wildwoods won last year, and that …

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MEGA MILLIONS ROLLS OVER $200 MILLION

There will be a very big lottery drawing tomorrow night. The Mega Millions is at $201 million. No winning tickets were sold during the Tuesday drawing. The next group of numbers will be picked on Friday. Meanwhile, the Powerball is at $85 million after no one won last evening.

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