LATEST ATLANTIC COUNTY UPDATE FOLLOWING HURRICANE SANDY

– Longport Boulevard is now open providing direct access into Longport, however Ocean Drive remained closed as of last evening. – FEMA representatives continue to arrive to assist in recovery efforts and provide information to residents and businesses about available federal assistance. All representatives are identified by federally-issued FEMA photo identification badges. Assistance is available…

STONE HARBOR SCHOOL POSSIBLY CLOSED FOR A MONTH

The Avalon and Stone Har­bor Ele­men­tary schools Chief School Admin­is­tra­tor Stacey Tracy announced that the Stone Har­bor Ele­men­tary School build­ing is closed, and may remain closed for up to a month due to dam­age sus­tained by Hur­ri­cane Sandy.  Ms. Tracey announced that stu­dents who attend both the Stone Har­bor Ele­men­tary School and the Avalon Ele­men­tary…

WARNINGS ISSUED OVER CHARITY SCAMS

Governor Chris Christie, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa, and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs warned consumers to beware of home improvement scams and charity scams perpetrated by offenders who prey on the desperation of those working to recover from disasters. “Our immediate priority today is our work at the state and local levels…

CHRISTIE ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF CASINOS

This morning, Governor Christie announced that he is rescinding an order that closed Atlantic City casinos in preparation for Hurricane Sandy, while also lifting the mandatory evacuation order for Atlantic City residents. The Governor was notified by Division of Gaming Enforcement Director David Rebuck that the order reinstating certificates of operation for the twelve casinos was…