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UPDATE: NEARLY 20,000 HOMES WITHOUT POWER WEDNESDAY NIGHT

The heavy rains and gusty winds of Wednesday night’s storm took a toll in South Jersey. Nearly 20,000 customers of Atlantic City Electric lost power throughout Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland Counties. A peak wind gust of 54 mph was measured at the Atlantic City Airport. Hamilton Township and Margate residents were the most affected in…

MIDDLE TWP. GIRLS ADVANCE TO C.A.L. FINAL WITH WIN OVER WILDWOOD CATHOLIC

Middle Township’s Jenna Herlihy drove the lane and scored the winning basket with under 40 seconds left in regulation to lift the Lady Panthers over Wildwood Catholic 40-38. Middle led most of the game but Wildwood Catholic took a one-point lead on Caitlin McMullan’s three-point shot with less than 50 seconds to go. Herlihy was the…

FORMER MISS NEW JERSEY DIES FROM CRITICAL INJURIES AFTER LAST WEEK’S CAR WRECK

The 24 year-old Miss New Jersey 2013 has died from critical injuries sustained in last Monday’s car crash on northbound Route 55. Cara McCollum of Margate, the former pageant winner and television news anchor passed away early Monday morning, according to the latest update from a group Facebook page, “Prayers for Cara”. The post said…