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Cape May County weather cancelations and closings

Fare Free Transportation has canceled all runs for Tuesday, Jan. 27 except for Meals on Wheels.  All other scheduled runs for diagnostic, dialysis, medical and shopping runs are canceled.

Meals on Wheels will be delivered as scheduled.

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Vintage Jazz Band wows older set at Ventnor Coffee

DeMarzio plays rhythm guitar and vocals for The Vintage Jazz Band that got its start at Village Grande, an over-55 community in Egg Harbor Township. DeMarzio plays rhythm guitar and vocals for The Vintage Jazz Band that got its start at Village Grande, an over-55 community in Egg Harbor Township. VENTNOR – When Ventnor Coffee went before the zoning board for approval to continue offering music at their Dorset Avenue shop, owners Michael Einwechter and Christine Pagano said coffee shops are centers of social interaction for the community and safe havens for young people who like music. That premise was evident Friday, Jan. 23 as the shop was packed with people listening to a local jazz band – only the audience was filled with teenagers of a different era – the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s. 

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Great Egg Harbor Bridge work closing Beesleys Point road this week

BEESLEYS POINT – Township officials said that work on the new southbound Great Egg Harbor Bridge will close Harbor Road in Beesleys Point through at least Thursday, Jan. 29.

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority said in a release that the road will be closed from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Jan. 26-29 as workers erect new concrete girders to support the bridge. The time frame may change due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather, according to the release.

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Off-duty police officer reports alleged aggravated assault in Lower Township

NORTH CAPE MAY – A West Virginia man was charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, after an off-duty Middle Township police officer called 911 about an incident in an area parking lot.

Adrian Mowery, 31, Romney, W.V., was charged with striking Matthew Danze, in the head with some type of stick as he left the Bayshore Inn, North Cape May, at about 2 a.m. Jan. 18, said Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana.

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Greek Feast delicacies delight in Egg Harbor Township

Chelsea White/Terri Dib, right, of Mays Landing adds some potatoes to her husband George’s plate. Lidia Nassar, center, of Port Republic also serves food at the festival as a volunteer. Chelsea White/Terri Dib, right, of Mays Landing adds some potatoes to her husband George’s plate. Lidia Nassar, center, of Port Republic also serves food at the festival as a volunteer. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church offered local residents a taste of the Mediterranean at their annual Greek Winter Feast on Saturday, Jan. 24.

Baking started during the week to prepare for the feast that was held Friday through Sunday in the church’s community center in Egg Harbor Township.  

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Speed reduced on Garden State Parkway

45 mph 45 mph The maximum speed for drivers on the Garden State Parkway has been reduced due to snow.

According to 511nj.org, as of 8:42 a.m., speed has been reduced to 45 mph on the Garden State Parkway in both directions between Cape May and New York State Line in Montvale.

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Coastal flood warning for Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May counties

The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood warning for the time of tonight’s high tide up and down the Jersey Shore. The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood warning for the time of tonight’s high tide up and down the Jersey Shore. The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood warning for the time of tonight’s high tide up and down the Jersey Shore.

A developing powerful nor’easter will generate tides that will cause moderate flooding, the National Weather Service said.

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Weather-related closings for Atlantic County (Jan. 26-27)

snow cancellations snow cancellations Below is a an ongoing list of the weather-related closures and cancellations for Atlantic County. Check back often as more are expected to be announced in advance of the snowstorm forecasted.

Gov. Chris Christie announced in a press conference on Monday, Jan. 26 that New Jersey is now under a state of emergency and all state offices are being closed at 1 p.m. and will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.

AtlantiCape Community College: all campuses closing at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26. All classes and activities after that time are canceled.

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Winter storm warnings issued for Atlantic, Cape May counties

A quickly developing nor’easter that will drop more than a foot of snow on South Jersey has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm warning for Atlantic and Cape May counties./NWS A quickly developing nor’easter that will drop more than a foot of snow on South Jersey has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm warning for Atlantic and Cape May counties./NWS

 

A quickly developing nor’easter that is expected to drop more than a foot of snow on South Jersey has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm warning for Atlantic and Cape May counties.

The winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27.

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Gov. Christie declares state of emergency as winter storm hits region

Gov. Chris Christie Gov. Chris Christie TRENTON – With a winter storm expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie Monday, Jan. 26 declared a state of emergency, authorizing the state Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and governmental agencies.

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Atlantic Electric issues weather advisory

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic City Electric is closely monitoring a weather forecast that calls for heavy snow and gusty winds that could potentially affect the company’s service territory today into Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning until 6 p.m. Tuesday. Total snow accumulation for our region is expected to be several inches.
Atlantic City Electric will work around the clock to restore any outages that may occur, but customers should be prepared for the possibility of power outages.

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South Jersey snow totals may be worse than feared

The latest noon model runs indicate a wall of snow will fall from the north during the overnight hours early Tuesday morning and by the time the sun reappears again somewhere between 12-18 inches of snow will cover Atlantic County./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com The latest noon model runs indicate a wall of snow will fall from the north during the overnight hours early Tuesday morning and by the time the sun reappears again somewhere between 12-18 inches of snow will cover Atlantic County./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com The latest noon model runs indicate a wall of snow will fall from the north during the overnight hours early Tuesday morning and by the time the sun reappears again somewhere between 12-18 inches of snow could cover Atlantic County.
Both the NAM 12K and 4K models show increasing snow totals during their model runs issued during the morning hours of Monday, Jan. 26.

Here is the latest:

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January Blizzard of 2015 could strand millions from New Jersey to Maine

The latest model runs on Sunday night confirmed the fears of millions of commuters from Philadelphia through Boston: a major snowstorm is hours away and promises to drop feet of snow across eight states, closing highways, schools and businesses in its wake./NWS The latest model runs on Sunday night confirmed the fears of millions of commuters from Philadelphia through Boston: a major snowstorm is hours away and promises to drop feet of snow across eight states, closing highways, schools and businesses in its wake./NWS The latest weather forecast model runs on Sunday night confirmed the fears of millions of commuters from Philadelphia through Boston: A major snowstorm is hours away and promises to drop feet of snow across eight states, closing highways, schools and businesses.

A collection of National Weather Service warnings – blizzard, winter storm, and hurricane-force winds – along with coastal flood advisories dot the eastern seaboard from the Middle Atlantic States through New England on Monday, Jan. 26 and Tuesday, Jan. 27.

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