New Jersey’s victims of Hurricane Sandy now have until September 15th to process their claims. A little over 400 state residents are due federal funds to repair their homes from the storm, but have not yet processed their paperwork. ##
The United States Coast Guard is searching for a man who was seen entering the ocean last night near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, and never returned. The Coast Guard sent the cutter “Mako” from Cape May to search for the missing swimmer overnight; so far, he has not been found. ##
The Avalon Beach Patrol won a lifeguard event on its home sand Tuesday night. Avalon edged Sea Isle City to capture the David J. Kerr Jr. Memorial Lifeguard races. Avalon edged Sea Isle City by five points.
A small section of the North Wildwood beachfront will be closed today and Thursday for necessary dune repairs. North Wildwood Police report that the beach between 3rd and 5th avenues will be closed in order for the stabilization of dunes to occur; the rest of the city’s beach is open. ##