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BYE BYE BEACH BALL BOULEVARD! WILDWOOD TO KEEP NAME OF RIO GRANDE AVENUE

The name Beach Ball Boulevard has bounced into the sunset, never to be seen again.  Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron announced that city officials have done a 180 and will not name a section of Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood “Beach Ball Boulevard”.  Byron says he’s received plenty of negative feedback about the name, so the …

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FOR PUBLIC HEALTH: AVALON CLOSES BEACHES, BOARDWALK LATE AT NIGHT

Avalon has taken a big step towards curtailing the number of teens and young adults with coronavirus.  Starting Saturday, the beaches in Avalon will be completely closed to public access from 9pm until 4am, and the boardwalk will be closed from 11pm until 4am.  Mayor Marty Pagliughi says teens have ignored social distancing requests and …

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FAY DUMPS FOUR INCHES OF RAIN ON CAPE MAY COUNTY

Tropical Storm Fay was a big rainmaker for Cape May County.  Rainfall totals have Fay dropping five inches of rain in some places in the Garden State.  Locally, between three and a half and four inches of rain have fallen.  There was ample street flood...

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FAY WILL LINGER WITH BEACH IMPACTS THROUGH SATURDAY

Tropical Storm Fay is expected to have an impact on local beaches through Saturday.  Accu Weather is calling for rough surf, rip currents, and some beach erosion from the storm through Saturday as Fay pulls north and away from New Jersey.  Landfall is expected Friday afternoon but the strong winds from Fay will be felt …

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STREET FLOODING, WIND DAMAGE AT JERSEY CAPE FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY

Street flooding and wind damage have all resulted from Tropical Storm Fay, which is making landfall in our area.  Heavy bands of rain produced over three inches of rain in coastal towns, which have seen wind gusts exceed 50mph.  The storm continues to move north with bands of rain and strong winds still impacting Cape …

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