SUNDAY: STORMY DAY AT JERSEY CAPE

If you have any outside plans on Sunday, you may want to cancel them.  The National Weather Service says there will be scattered thunderstorms throughout the day in Cape May County on Sunday, and Sunday night.  A major storm moved over the county during the 2:00am hour on Sunday bringing lightning, thunder, and heavy downpours.…

AVALON COMMUNITY PAPER SHREDDING DAY UNDERWAY

The Borough of Avalon held its first-ever community paper shredding day on Saturday, May 14th.  The free event attracted hundreds of people in the community who wanted to shred sensitive documents.  The paper shredding event was held at the Avalon Public Works facility at 15th Street and Dune Drive for three hours, starting at 9:00am.…

12 YEAR OLD BOY INJURED IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

Lower Township Police continue their investigation into an accident involving a 12 year old boy on a scooter and a motor vehicle.  It happened Friday evening in the township on Bayshore Road near the intersection with West Florida Avenue.  Lower Township Police say the boy suffered injuries to his leg, shoulder and face.  The boy…

NORTH WILDWOOD TO DO “CLICK IT OR TICKET”

The North Wildwood Police Department is the latest police department to announce that it is participating in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign later this month.  City police issued a press release saying that they will look for drivers and passengers who are not safely secured in a motor vehicle by seat belts.  The campaign…

CHRISTIE TO CLOSE VINELAND DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER

It looks like the demise of the Vineland Developmental Center is official.  Just before the weekend the state’s Department of Human Services posted on its website that the center would be offically closing by June, 2013.  The plan was first announced this winter by Governor Chris Christie and local lawmakers have been doing what they…

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY

The National Weather Service has posted a Coastal Flood Advisory for the Jersey shore on Saturday from 4:00pm until 10:00pm.  A big low pressure system remains over South Jersey which could bring some showers throughout the day, and thunderstorms on Sunday.  Minor coastal flooding only in flood prone areas are expected at the shore, especially…

WEEKEND: WEATHER SOGGY FOR BIG EVENTS

It will not be a complete rainout, but some outdoor events planned for our region could experience some weather issues.  The National Weather Service says there will be a few showers in Cape May County during the day on Saturday.  Saturday evening into Sunday morning there will be some thunderstorms with soaking rain to deal…

BODY FOUND IN BURLINGTON COUNTY LAKE

Various media reports suggest that a woman who went missing on Monday was found in a pond in Burlington County Friday afternoon.  The body of Sarah Townsend has been pulled from Sherman’s Pond in Burlington County.  Authorities found her empty car at the pond on Monday; her body was recovered today.  The 18 year old…