FLOODING AT VINELAND DAM SLOWLY RECEDING

Dam experts from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are continuing to assess the Willow Grove dam structure this morning as water has begun receding off the roadway on Weymouth Road in Vineland. Officials say water is still undermining the dam, and the potential remains, that the structure could fail. However, at this point, they…

SIX NJ DEATHS LINKED TO IRENE

Hurricane Irene has claimed six victims in New Jersey. The Associated Press reports that a man’s body was found at 10:40am Monday in a jetty of the Manasquan River inlet. The man was identified as 25 year-old Jorge Hernandez of Point Pleasant Beach. A second man’s body was found about 2 hours later in a…

REPORT: VICK GETS $100 MILLION FROM EAGLES

He has won only two playoff games in his career, but the Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly given quarterback Michael Vick 100 million reasons to be happy.  The NFL Network reported Monday night that the Eagles and Vick have agreed to a six year, $100 million contract.  The contract includes nearly $40 million in guaranteed money…

STATE HAS A MESSAGE: BEACH TOWNS ARE OPEN

State officials are trying to convince potential visitors that the Jersey Shore is doing well and open for business this week in advance of the final holiday weekend.  Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno was in Atlantic City on Monday and spoke about how well the shore areas have recovered from Hurricane Irene.  New Jersey Governor Chris…

POWER STILL OUT FOR THOUSANDS LOCALLY

It’s a long, tough week for electric companies in New Jersey.  Hurricane Irene knocked out power to nearly a million customers over the weekend.  About half of those customers have been restored, but utility companies across the state say the job is far from over.  It could take until the weekend to bring most of…