Shore News Today
E-mail Print

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. 29-29 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.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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 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.

 

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

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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:

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Coastal storm predicted: 8 tips for protecting family, home

File photo. Keep warm, fuel up, and have emergency supplies handy, FLASH advises./Joan Kostiuk File photo. Keep warm, fuel up, and have emergency supplies handy, FLASH advises./Joan Kostiuk With snow, strong winds and potential blizzard conditions in the forecast, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes offers the following eight tips to help protect your family and home.

Keep safe and warm

1. Gather together an emergency kit containing flashlights, batteries, blankets, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio, nonperishable food, a can opener, cash, and an external battery pack for mobile devices.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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.  

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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 cancelled.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

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.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Officials say manufacturing plant at Lenox site is near

Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola says manufacturing plant at Lenox site is near . Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola says manufacturing plant at Lenox site is near .

GALLOWAY – Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola said he liked to quote George Peppard from the 1980s TV series “The A-Team.”

“I love it when a plan comes together,” Coppola said at the Tuesday, Jan. 20 Township Council meeting, alluding to the municipality’s development plan for the former Lenox property on Tilton Road.

Barrette Outdoor Living, a manufacturer and distributor of fencing, railing, garden products and sheds and the proposed anchor business at the site, has been granted $30 million by the state Economic Development Authority, according to Coppola.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next > End >>

Page 1 of 5