STORMS DRENCH THE SHORE, CA– USE POWER OUTAGES

Some afternoon thunderstorms on Sunday caused power outages and flooded streets in local shore communities.  Nearly 4,000 customers of Atlantic City Electric lost power in central Cape May County.  Outages were reported in Middle Township, Avalon, Dennis Township, and Upper Township.  Nearly 8,000 customers of the utility lost power during the peak of the storms.…

TEMPERATURES TO COOL, THEN HEAT UP AGAIN

The temperatures will moderate a bit this week before another heat wave next weekend.  The National Weather Service predicts showers and storms for the Jersey Shore anytime through Monday evening before temperatures in the mid 80s return this week.  However, another heat wave could be expected next weekend with temperatures back into the 90s.  This…

SIX YEAR SENTENCE HANDED DOWN IN DRUG CASE

A Superior Court Judge sentenced an Atlantic City man to six years in prison on Friday for a drug offense committed in 2009. In accordance with a plea agreement, Earle Barley, 56, must serve three years before becoming eligible for parole. On June 15, 2011, Barley pleaded guilty to distribution of heroin in a school zone in connection with…

POWER OUTAGE IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

There’s a major power outage along the coast in central Cape May County as a line of storms move through the region Sunday afternoon.  According to the outage map provided by Atlantic City Electric, more than 4,000 customers lost power in the county Sunday afternoon as the line of storms moved over the beaches. No…