State offices in New Jersey, open for business on Thursday. Governor Phil Murphy announced that all employees should arrive to work as normal on Thursday. Many areas of the State saw between six to ten inches of snow from Wednesday’s storm. A commercial vehicle ban on four interstates has also been lifted.
Another brutal blow for the crews at Atlantic City Electric as the winter storm has knocked out power for well over 10,000 customers as of Thursday morning. Many of the outages are reported in Cumberland, Atlantic, and Salem counties. Only spotty power outages have been reported in Cape May County. Restoration will occur throughout the…
The forecasters got it right, again. About six inches of snow piled up in some sections of Cape May County due to yesterday’s nor’easter that ended with a significant snow event. Many schools in Cape May County are opening late; schools in Atlantic and Cumberland counties are either opening late, or are closed. The good…
Cumberland County got a lot more snow than Cape May County, and that means several larger schools are closed for the day on Thursday. School districts including those in Bridgeton, Millville, Vineland, and Upper Deerfield are all closed on Thursday due to several inches of snow from Wednesday’s storm.
Cape May’s city council met this week and approved some initial funding for the construction of a new public safety building for the community. Cape May will spend $300,000 for the building; the city will put out a request for proposal for design ideas for what is needed.
The longtime mayor of Brigantine will not seek re-election this year. Phillip Guenther has served as the mayor of the community for the past 25 years. Guenther will keep his job as the superintendent of the Atlantic County Special Services and Vocational School districts.
A 58 year old man who was returning a movie was run over by his own vehicle in Somers Point on Wednesday. Police say Michael Kozimer parked in a fire lane at a supermarket to return the movie. Kozimer saw the car rolling without him inside, attempted to jump in, and was rolled over by…
The number of power outages grew to over 10,000 Wednesday evening in the Atlantic City Electric territory. Nearly all of Cape May County kept the lights on but major outages were reported north and west of Vineland. Some of the estimated restoration times stretch into Thursday morning.
Vineland Police are investigating a home invasion robbery that injured two men last Thursday. Police say the robbery occurred at the East Almond Estates when two men dressed in black rushed in the apartment and attacked the two men inside. The suspects are still on the loose.
A couple of government meetings scheduled for Ocean City Wednesday evening have been cancelled. City officials announced that both the Board of Education and the Zoning Board meetings scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed by today’s bad weather. Both meetings will be held next week.