LATEST ATLANTIC COUNTY UPDATE FOLLOWING HURRICANE SANDY

Access to the barrier island communities of Brigantine, Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport  remains restricted at this time as per a directive by Governor Chris Christie. Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson is requesting that the governor rescind the restriction for Brigantine, Margate and Longport after visiting those towns earlier today and conferring with their officials.…

ATLANTIC COUNTY STILL AWAITING DECISION TO OPEN UP ISLANDS

Atlantic County and local emergency management officials are working to finalize a re-entry plan for the barrier island communities of Brigantine, Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport. Approximately 65,000 Atlantic City Electric customers remain without power throughout Atlantic County and numerous homes sustained flooding and other storm damage. Officials cannot give the all clear until they…