Upper Township

TORNADO THAT IMPACTED UPPER TOWNSHIP HAD 100MPH WINDS

The tornado that impacted Upper Township earlier this week packed winds of 100mph.  The National Weather Service has classified the tornado as an EF1, the second lowest classification on the scale.  The tornado started as a waterspout, then came onshore near the southern end of Corsons Inlet State Park.  The tornado was on the ground …

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TORNADO CAUSES DAMAGE IN MARMORA SECTION OF UPPER TOWNSHIP

There are multiple social media reports, videos, and photos of a tornado that touched down in Marmora, Upper Township Tuesday morning.  The area was under a tornado warning from the National Weather Service.  A funnel cloud spotted off the coast of Strathmere came ashore and knocked down trees, utility poles, and damaged private property.  There …

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STATE POLICE CONFIRM DEATH OF LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ON ROUTE 50

New Jersey State Police are confirming an accident that killed a local high school student.  15 year old Jackson Strum of Upper Township lost his life Thursday afternoon on Route 50 when he was struck by two vehicles as he attempted to navigate his bike across the roadway.  Police say Sturm was pronounced dead at …

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STATE POLICE SEARCH FOR MAN WHO STOLE FROM DOLLAR GENERAL IN UPPER TOWNSHIP

New Jersey State Police have released a photo of a man who stole cigarettes and cell phones from a Dollar General store located in Upper Township.  Police say the man broke into the store shortly after 1am recently and stole two cell phones and the cigarettes.  He could also be connected to a similar burglary …

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BREAKING NEWS: FIRST CONFIRMED FATALITY OF CORONAVIRUS IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

A 72 year old woman from Upper Township is Cape May County’s first confirmed fatality from coronavirus.  County health officials say the number of cases in our county have skyrocketed to 69, with 21 of them being reported in Lower Township.  16 additional cases have been reported in Cape May County over the past 24 …

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