Press of Atlantic City: Upper Cape May

Upper Cape May

South Jersey Industries sees decrease in annual report

South Jersey Industries felt the pinch from the Revel energy facility in 2015, an otherwise strong year that saw customer growth in its core South Jersey Gas subsidiary, according to the company’s annual report filed Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Cheaper gas means N.J. pipelines on the rise

As more natural gas comes from the Marcellus shale, corporations are capitalizing on low prices with a proliferation of pipelines in New Jersey, experts say.

Cape May wants to make historic town bike-friendly

Cape May is known for its Victorian charm, but its roads were designed for the horses and carriages that give tourists quaint rides around town, not the cars and sport utility vehicles that visitors drive to get here.

'Fridays with Friends' open to OC, Upper Twp. students

OCEAN CITY -- The next “Fridays With Friends” event for Ocean City and Upper Township students in grades 8 to 12 will be held 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Ocean City Community Center.

Old theater getting new life in Stone Harbor

With video

Feds to study crumb rubber; O.C. switches to cork

By dropping its plans to use rubber in its artificial turf field, Ocean City is hoping to put a cork in the matter.

Storm-weary coastal residents weather another high tide, fear more

Residents of Cape May County coastal communities woke up Monday to astronomically high tides that quickly flooded streets and swamped the spirits of barrier island residents already beaten from Winter Storm Jonas.

Two storms, three years, still no home for O.C. Station No. 2

OCEAN CITY – Two weeks after Winter Storm Jonas pushed 6 inches of floodwaters into city fire station No. 2, firefighters are still waiting for renovations. They've actually been waiting years, ever since the station’s living quarters were destroyed by several feet of water from Hurricane Sandy.

Wildwood lends helping hand to all in need

WILDWOOD — After Winter Storm Jonas trashed her house, all Sandy Anderson had to wear on her feet were a pair of pale pink Croc clogs. The rubber shoes, perforated with trademark holes, aren’t the warmest in the winter, but Anderson treasures hers more than ever.

Black History Month exhibit opens in Upper Township

UPPER TOWNSHIP – An exhibit showing the transition of Woodbine from a Jewish settlement in 1891 through today will be presented at the Thomas Beesley House in celebration of Black History Month starting this weekend.

Friend in Need schedules Super Bash fund-raiser

AVALON – Super Bash XIII, which benefits Friend in Need, will be held all day Sunday, Feb. 7, at the Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive.

Convenience the big draw to mobile vet clinics

With video.

Ocean City mulls $5,000-monthly lobbyist for dredging

OCEAN CITY – How the city will spend some of the $20 million it has proposed for dredging projects will be decided at tonight’s council meeting when a resolution for a $5,000-a-month lobbyist is presented.

Being marooned during storms part of barrier-island life

By 10 a.m. Saturday, access to every barrier island in Cape May County had been cut off by Winter Storm Jonas. As record-setting tides rolled in, residents from Ocean City to Cape May were held captive, unable to use coastal evacuation routes during the height of the nor’easter.

Cape May County cleans up from Jonas with eye toward future events

NORTH WILDWOOD — Brothers Michael and T.J. Haldeman are in a race to reopen their 17th Avenue pub in time for the biggest sports holiday of the year — the Super Bowl.

Cape May County towns to collect debris from Jonas

Some of the Cape May County communities hardest hit by the weekend nor’easter have made arrangements for the collection and disposal of storm debris from Jonas.

Sea Isle says 'yes' to FAR, 'no' to Verizon cell tower

SEA ISLE CITY — City Council on Tuesday settled two matters that have been hot topics in the resort for the last year, narrowly approving the reinstatement of a floor-area ratio requirement in new construction and unanimously rejecting a location for a Verizon cellphone tower.

U.S. senators from N.J. visit Sea Isle City

SEA ISLE CITY – Calling it a “historic day in Sea Isle City,” Mayor Leonard Desiderio told a packed Council Chambers on Tuesday morning that both U.S. senators from New Jersey would be in the resort to survey damage from a devastating weekend nor’easter.

U.S. officials visit storm-damaged shore towns

Two U.S. senators will join Congressman Frank LoBiondo today for tours of West Wildwood, Sea Isle City and Atlantic City. The two Cape May County shore resorts were among the most heavily damaged in the weekend’s nor’easter.

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