POWER OUTAGE IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

There’s a major power outage along the coast in central Cape May County as a line of storms move through the region Sunday afternoon.  According to the outage map provided by Atlantic City Electric, more than 4,000 customers lost power in the county Sunday afternoon as the line of storms moved over the beaches. No…

HUGE SEWAGE LEAK INTO HUDSON; NO PROBLEMS IN NJ

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Officials predict there will be no problems on New Jersey beaches resulting from a sewage leak in the Hudson River.  Officials say 15 to 20 million gallons of raw sewage leaks from a New York City wastewater treatment plant over the weekend, spilling the sewage into the waterways.  Scientists…

25 YEAR OLD MAN GUNNED DOWN IN ATLANTIC CITY

Another murder over the weekend in Atlantic City, this time the victim was a 25 year old man.  City police are investigating the shooting death of Tajajuan Russell who lived on Adams Court in the city.  Russell was gunned down near the New Hope Baptist Church late Saturday afternoon.  Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel said…

MERCURY CLIMBS PAST 100, RECORDS FALL

This is turning out to be one of the hottest days in memory in South Jersey.  Many temperature records have fallen today as the mercury has climbed well above 100 degrees, even in beach communities.  Temperatures approaching 105 degrees have been recorded in Avalon, Stone Harbor, and Sea Isle City with a heat index now…

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING FOR JERSEY SHORE

The National Weather Service has posted an Excessive Heat Warning for the Jersey Shore, including the beaches.  Early afternoon temperatures already hit 100 degrees in some beach communities and the temperature may continue to climb.  The heat index could flirt with the 115 degree mark during the afternoon.  The heat warning will remain in effect…