The number of power outages grew to over 10,000 Wednesday evening in the Atlantic City Electric territory. Nearly all of Cape May County kept the lights on but major outages were reported north and west of Vineland. Some of the estimated restoration times stretch into Thursday morning.
Vineland Police are investigating a home invasion robbery that injured two men last Thursday. Police say the robbery occurred at the East Almond Estates when two men dressed in black rushed in the apartment and attacked the two men inside. The suspects are still on the loose.
A couple of government meetings scheduled for Ocean City Wednesday evening have been cancelled. City officials announced that both the Board of Education and the Zoning Board meetings scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed by today’s bad weather. Both meetings will be held next week.
So far, the winter storm has not been terrible for Atlantic City Electric. As of early Wednesday afternoon, there were 2,000 power outages reported by the utility with the majority of them northwest of Vineland. Despite strong gusty winds, most of the power has stayed on in Cape May County.
The snow is too much for bus service at New Jersey Transit. The state’s transportation company announced that it will suspend all bus service for the day Wednesday at 3:00pm due to accumulating snow throughout the Garden State. Ridership has been low throughout the day due to the snowstorm.
Despite the doom and gloom associated with the weather, the Wildwood Crest Borough Commission meeting is still on for this afternoon. The Crest announced that the meeting will be held at 5:30pm inside the courtroom on the first floor of Borough Hall.
The republican battle to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by Frank LoBiondo in the Second District got a bit messier last night. Robert Turkavage won the endorsement from the Cumberland County GOP over County favorite Sam Fiocchi. There are now five republicans in the District who have secured GOP nominations from various county…
Over 1,000 power outages were reported during the early morning hours by Atlantic City Electric. Most of the customers who were without power as of 7:30am Wednesday were located just north and west of Bridgeton, Cumberland County. Power outages are possible due to icing and winds associated with this storm event.
You may see fewer trucks in your travels on Wednesday. New Jersey Transit announced that there will be a commercial vehicle ban on some major New Jersey interstates, located mostly in central and northern New Jersey. Police are telling truck drivers to use rest stops and take breaks during their travels today due to worsening…
Many local public and parochial schools are closed for the day Wednesday due to the winter storm. Schools along the coast and on the mainland announced closings last night and this morning due to the storm event. For the complete list of closings, delays, and cancellations visit our school closing page: http://bobm32.sg-host.com/winter-weather-alerts/