SJTA ANNOUNCES PREP PLANS FOR SANDY

In preparation for the expected arrival of Hurricane Sandy, The South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) has taken steps to ensure the traveling public is kept aware of any changes to the Atlantic City Expressway (ACE) that would impact travel. SJTA maintenance yards have reviewed Contra Flow (lane reversal) plans in the event a Contra Flow…

LOCAL OFFICIALS URGE RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR STORM

Local emergency officials in South Jersey are urging residents to prepare now for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, expected to reach the Delaware and New Jersey coast early on Tuesday. Preparations should include securing property and getting together an emergency kit that would include 3-day supplies of non-perishable food, water and medication for each family member, including pets. For more information…

COAST GUARD MAKES RESCUE OFF COAST OF CAPE MAY

The Coast Guard medevaced a 75-year-old woman from a cruise ship approximately 84 miles east of Cape May Wednesday. Personnel aboard the Eurodam, a 937-foot cruise ship, contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately noon Wednesday, reporting a woman aboard was experiencing chest pains.  Watchstanders dispatched crews aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air…