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…

HUGE SEWAGE LEAK INTO HUDSON; NO PROBLEMS IN NJ

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Officials predict there will be no problems on New Jersey beaches resulting from a sewage leak in the Hudson River.  Officials say 15 to 20 million gallons of raw sewage leaks from a New York City wastewater treatment plant over the weekend, spilling the sewage into the waterways.  Scientists…

25 YEAR OLD MAN GUNNED DOWN IN ATLANTIC CITY

Another murder over the weekend in Atlantic City, this time the victim was a 25 year old man.  City police are investigating the shooting death of Tajajuan Russell who lived on Adams Court in the city.  Russell was gunned down near the New Hope Baptist Church late Saturday afternoon.  Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel said…