MAN MEDAVACED OFF OF CAPE MAY

The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man from aboard an 88-foot boat 50 miles off the coast of Cape May Saturday. The Coast Guard received a call at 7:47 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Eileen Marie, homeported in New Bedford, Mass., reporting the man was accidentally hit by a scallop dredge and barely responsive. A rescue helicopter…

COAST GUARD RESCUE MADE IN MANASQUAN

The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man from aboard a dive boat 10 miles off the coast of Manasquan Saturday. The Coast Guard received a call at 9:30 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the Eagle’s Nest, homeported in Jones Beach, N.Y., reporting a passenger was coughing up blood. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J., arrived…

AC ELECTRIC: THOUSANDS OUT OF POWER AT 5PM

Thousands of customers of Atlantic City Electric are without power late Sunday afternoon thanks to a line of bad weather that moved across South Jersey.  Most of the power outages are in Cumberland County in the Millville/Bridgeton area, west of route 347.  There are some outages reported locally throughout the county, especially in Middle Township…

POWER OUTAGES AS A RESULT OF STORMS

Atlantic City Electric is responding to several weather-related issues Sunday afternoon.  A strong line of thunderstorms rolled through Cape May County around 4:15pm Sunday which knocked out power to thousands of residents.  A transformer fire was reported near 7th Street and Ocean Avenue in Avalon this afternoon.  A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect as…

TORNADO WARNING ISSUED IN SOUTH JERSEY

A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland counties. The National Weather Service has issued the warning through 4:45 p.m. for southern Atlantic County, northeastern Cape May County, and east central Cumberland County. The tornado warning goes along with the severe thunderstorms that are forecasted. The National Weather Service…