DETOURS THIS WEEK ON ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESSWAY

There will be some significant detours this week on the Atlantic City Expressway.  This Wednesday motorists leaving Atlantic City who want to get onto the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway will be prohibited from doing so between 8:30am and 12:30pm due to construction; detour signs will be posted.  Also on Wednesday, the westbound…

WOODBINE HOLDING FLOOD MITIGATION MEETING

Woodbine Mayor William Pikolycky announced that the Borough will hold a Public Hearing on August 18, at 7:00 p.m., in the main meeting room of the municipal services building to discuss flood mitigation. The purpose of this hearing is to explain federal and state guidelines; to review eligible and proposed program activities; to consider proposals for…

GOING UP: AC ELECTRIC WANTS TO INCREASE RATES

It looks like rates may be going up for Atlantic City Electric customers in South Jersey.  The utility announced right before the weekend that it wanted to raise the distribution rates for electricity that would add over seven dollars to the average customer’s electric bill.  The increase would total 4.1 percent and needs approvals from…

MAJOR WIN FOR WILDWOOD CREST LIFEGUARD

It was a major victory for Wildwood Crest lifeguard Joe Malloy during the National Lifeguard Championships in Cape May on Saturday.  Mallow won a championship in a run-swim-run event during the weekend competition.  Malloy also captured a third place finish in an iron man competitions as well.  The Los Angeles County Lifeguard Association captured the…

REPORT: SEA ISLE TAKING RESIDENTS TO COURT

Sea Isle City is taking nearly 200 people to court because they have not complied with flood standards established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that 193 homeowners have been flagged by the city for non-conformance.  FEMA officials say Sea Isle City has been very proactive in cracking down…

VERIZON WORKERS GO ON STRIKE IN NEW JERSEY

Verizon workers are now on strike in New Jersey.  Thousands of Verizon employees decided to go on strike Sunday morning after a new labor deal with the telecommunications giant failed to materialize.  The contract for the New Jersey Verizon employees expired at midnight.  The employees are customer service representatives, technicians, and operators.