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EARLY MORNING POWER OUTAGE IN WILDWOOD CREST

Nearly 1600 customers lost electrical power early this morning in Wildwood Crest. Witnesses say they saw a flash in the sky at about 5:10am, just prior to the power outage. The Atlantic City Electric website says that their crews are onsite and power is expected to be restored by 10AM …

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FLYERS GM INJURED IN BIKE ACCIDENT IN AVALON

The general manager for the Philadelphia Flyers was injured during a weekend bicycle accident in Avalon. 55 year old Paul Holmgren fell off his bike in the shore resort and was taken to Cooper Hospital in Camden. Holmgren owns a home in Avalon and has been the general manager of …

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UPDATE: MISSING MAN IS OK AFTERALL

The Coast Guard confirmed a 23-year-old man aboard a 30-foot boat is safe Saturday. Falcon Riley was unreported after Hurricane Irene passed through the area. Coast Guard watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia confirmed Riley was seen in Wildwood, N.J., Tuesday after telling a local store owner he was …

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CLOSED: TWO AC RESTAURANTS SHUT DOWN

Two restaurants located at the Pier in Atlantic City have closed for good.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that both Game On and Trinity Irish Pub & Carvery closed their doors for good during the Labor Day weekend.  Managers who work at the restaurants had no idea that they …

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JEEP FLIPS ON PARKWAY DURING WEEKEND ACCIDENT

A Pennsylvania man was critically injured over the weekend after he flipped his Jeep early Sunday morning on the Garden State Parkway.  State Police say the vehicle was driven by 29 year old Matthew Sanatore of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania.  Sanatore’s Jeep flipped on the northbound side of the Parkway near …

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HURRICANE KATIA EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT SEA

A powerful Atlantic hurricane is expected to remain at sea and not bring any problems to the Jersey Shore.  Hurricane Katia is expected to become a Category 3 storm before it begins a turn away from the North Carolina coast and out into the colder waters of the North Atlantic. …

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FORMER COP BUSTED IN ATLANTIC CITY

A former Atlantic City police officer has been arrested for…impersonating a police officer.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that 31 year old James Fitzgerald was arrested and charged with impersonating a police officer early Sunday morning.  Fitzgerald was pulled over for speeding and told cops that he was a …

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LOTTERY RESULTS BACK ON TELEVISION

Lottery results are going to be back on television. The Asbury Park Press reports that NJTV will air the New Jersey Lottery results, but it won’t be live. The results will be shown at 1:58 and 8:58 p.m. each day, which is one hour after the drawings take place. NJN, …

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ALL POWER RESTORED TO THOSE THAT LOST IT FROM HURRICANE

The power outages caused by Hurricane Irene have been restored. Jersey Central Power & Light announced that the final people without power had it restored on Sunday. Most power was restored in the first few days, but many remained without power until later in the week. In total, 1.5 million …

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BODY FOUND OFF LBI IDENTIFIED

The Press of Atlantic City reports that NJ State Police are investigating the death of a man found off Long Beach Island on Saturday. Police have identified the man as 61 year-old Paul Smith of Yardley, Pa. His unconscious body was pulled from the water near the Brant Beach Yacht …

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