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AVALON LIBRARY CANCELS TWO EVENTS, TRASH COLLECTION DELAYED BY ONE DAY

Some weather-related delays in Avalon for Tuesday.  Avalon officials announced that their trash collection will be delayed by one day on both Tuesday and Wednesday due to the winter storm.  And, the Avalon Free Public Library has postponed its popular Story Time Tuesday morning, and movie night for Tuesday evening due to the storm event [...]

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83 YEAR OLD WOMAN STRUCK, KILLED BY BUS IN VINELAND

An 83 year old woman who was headed to the Philadelphia Flower Show was struck and killed by a bus Monday morning.  Vineland Police say the woman was struck by a chartered bus and wound up being pinned under the front wheel near the entrance door to the bus.  The bus driver had complained about [...]

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NEW JERSEY TRANSIT BUS SERVICE SUSPENDED FOR TUESDAY

There will be no New Jersey Transit bus service for Tuesday.  The bus service has been suspended statewide due to the threat of a major winter storm and coastal flooding.  All rail lines except the Atlantic City Line will be operate on a weekend schedule on Tuesday as long as weather conditions permit them to [...]

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STURDY SAVINGS BANK CLOSING A NUMBER OF BRANCHES DUE TO FLOODING CONCERNS

The storm concerns has caused a local bank to close a number of branches. Sturdy Savings Bank announced that many of its branches will be closed due to flooding concerns. The Stone Harbor, Avalon, North Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, and the Ocean City branches at 7th St. and 34th St. will all be closed on Tuesday. [...]

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CHRISTIE DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR TUESDAY

All state offices will be closed on Tuesday. Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency and ordered all non-essential employees to stay home. Around a foot of snow is possibly in North and Central Jersey. Locally flooding and high winds are bigger concern. The National Weather Service says the worst of the storm will [...]

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MAJOR DRUG BUST ANNOUNCED BY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

A drug bust was announced by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. Tahiem Howell was brought in by authorities in North Wildwood for distribution of heroin and cocaine. The arrest took place on Friday after a court authorized search warrant was executed on the 300 West block of 19th Ave. North Wildwood. They said they [...]

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ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC PREPARING FOR THE STORM

Atlantic City Electric has opened its storm center. More than 1,000 employees and contractors are now preparing to respond to customer needs, repair potential storm damage, and safely restore service as quickly as possible. We are also working to secure additional local contractors and will be receiving additional support from our sister utility, ComEd, in [...]

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CAPE MAY COUNTY ANNOUNCES CHANGES DUE TO WEATHER ON TUESDAY

Fare Free Transportation will not be providing service on the barrier islands from the Wildwoods to Ocean City to include the senior centers in North Wildwood and Ocean City and the Blind Center in Avalon. They will also be canceling service to Atlantic County, Camden and Philadelphia due to the impending storm. All other local [...]

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