SALEM ONE BACK ON LINE AFTER GRASS ISSUE

A nuclear power plant in South Jersey is fired up again after a big grassing problem on its cooling water intakes.  The Salem One nuclear reactor was back in service on Tuesday after being repeatedly plagued by an issue involving grass making its way into the intakes.  The Nuclear Regulatory Commission monitored the shutdowns at…

AVALON’S BEACH FILL PROJECT CONTINUES

A massive beach fill project in Avalon continues this week.  The Borough announced today that the beach fill project has moved south to 12th Street, and it will take approximately two more weeks to finish the job.  450,000 cubic yards of new sand is being pumped onto the Avalon beach from 8th Street south to…

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ARREST MADE IN WILDWOOD

A joint investigation led to the arrest of a man who is alleged of aggravated assault. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and the Wildwood Police Department announced the arrest of 37-year-old Ismael Ayala. The incident took place during the evening hours on May 2. Police say the assault took place on the 200 block…

TOURISM CONFERENCE AGENDA SET FOR WEDNESDAY

The annual tourism conference in Cape May County will look at “The New Normal,” in tourism. The emphasize will be on “understanding the post-recession customer.” Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will be the feature speaker. Other speakers include Assembly Tourism Committee Chairman Matt Milam, Freeholder Susan Sheppard, and two speakers from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Also, Tourism…

SHUT DOWN TAKES PLACE AT NUCLEAR REACTOR

A new report says a nuclear reactor has been shut down once again because of “grassing.” “Today’s Sunbeam” reports that vegetation was found in the Salem 1 nuclear reactor and it was turned off on Saturday and remains off. The reactor exists in Lower Alloways Creek Township. The grassing is vegetation, like weeds, that become…