SOME ROADS REMAIN CLOSED IN SOUTH JERSEY

Roads remain closed in Atlantic and Cumberland counties. Storm damage and flooding are contributing to the closed roads in these communities. A lot of progress has been made since the weekend, but life is not completely back to normal in either county. For more information visit http://www.co.cumberland.nj.us for Cumberland County or or http://aclink.org for Atlantic…

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…