Atlantic County Red Cross shelters close

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Atlantic County's four Red Cross shelters and one medical needs shelter were closed during the evening hours, Friday, Nov. 2. Most occupants were returned to their homes providing it was safe to do so.  For those who were unable to return home, they were assisted by their towns in finding accommodations.

About 350 Atlantic City residents were transported to the Atlantic City Convention Center where a temporary shelter was set up.

All roadways leading into the county’s barrier islands are open with the exception of Longport Boulevard due to storm debris and damage.
FEMA representatives are canvassing neighborhoods to provide information regarding recovery assistance. Residents and businesses who sustained uninsured and underinsured losses should call (800) 800-621-3362 or register online at  or 
All county election offices will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday.

On election day, Tuesday, November 6, polls will be open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

All emergency voting ends at 9 p.m.

Residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy can vote provisionally at any designated county polling location. They should identify themselves as a displaced voter when the arrive to vote.

Those who have questions about where to vote may call the Atlantic County Board of Elections hotline at: (609) 645-5834 or (609) 645-5879 and leave their name, address and a contact number where they can be reached.

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