TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT; HIGH WIND/HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT

Tropical Storm Isaias has its sights set on the Jersey Shore.  The National Weather Service has continued the Tropical Storm Warning for the storm which will arrive early Tuesday morning and last until late afternoon or early evening on Tuesday.  The biggest impacts from this storm are expected to be near hurricane-force winds, and the …

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OCEAN CITY TO OPEN ALL MUNICIPAL LOTS FOR FREE TUESDAY DUE TO STORM

Ocean City will be opening all of its municipal parking lots for free Tuesday for Tropical Storm Isaias.  Some city residents and visitors will want to move their vehicles to higher ground, so the city is making the municipal parking in lots for free.  The Ocean City Beach Patrol is closing the beaches to all …

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CAPE MAY LEWES FERRY CANCELS SOME CROSSINGS DUE TO ISAIAS

Midday crossings on the Cape May Lewes Ferry are cancelled Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isaias.  The 7am and 845am crossings are still on, but the next four crossings that begin at 10:30am are cancelled due to anticipated rough seas and strong winds.  The ferry has made no decision yet on its final crossing on …

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21 YEAR OLD ERMA MAN DIES ON BEACH IN CAPE MAY, SUSPECTED DROWNING

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office has announced the death of a 21 year old man who’s body was found early Monday morning between the Madison and Philadelphia street  beach in Cape May.  The man was identified as 21 year old Kevin L. Lare of Erma.  Lare’s body was laying in the water’s edge; five …

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COUNTY ANNOUNCES SOME CLOSURES BEFORE ARRIVAL OF TROPICAL STORM

Cape May County has issued some cancellations in advance of the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias.  The County announced the caucus meeting of the freeholder board has been cancelled for Tuesday and will be held a week later.  Fare Free Transportation will not run to barrier island communities Tuesday or Wednesday due to anticipated flooding.  …

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AVALON CHANGES PROTOCOL REGARDING AUDIBLE FIRE SIRENS

Avalon  Mayor Martin Pagliughi announced today that he’s worked with the volunteer fire department in his community on protocols for audible fire alarms.  Pagliughi says the new protocol will reduce the number of fire alarms by at least 70 percent.  He worked with the local fire department on the issue; Pagliughi is a longtime volunteer …

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