About 7,800 residents in nearly 1200 homes are still without power as of Friday morning, according to Atlantic City Electric.
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency arrived in the region yesterday and conducted the first step to get local agencies and residents money for damages from Saturday’s storm.
Atlantic City Electric expects to restore power to the nearly everyone in the region by tonight, but local agencies are reminding the several thousand residents still without power of various options to stay cool today.
The number of homes without power in Cumberland County continued to decrease as clean-up and electric restoration efforts proceeded for a sixth day Thursday.
Only one street light is functioning in Weymouth Township in the aftermath of Saturday’s storm.
In the middle of yet another heat wave, cooling stations and ice distribution in Atlantic County will continue to operate over the next several days.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Sue Mcananey was unloading groceries from her car Wednesday a few feet from where a tree blocked part of the block on which she lives. The 42-year-old Fairview Drive resident said she and her husband had no plans to fire up the grill for the traditional Fourth of July barbecue.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A steady stream of cars came through the line at Hamilton Mall for ice and water Tuesday as many Atlantic County residents continued to make do without electricity and, in some cases, drinking water.
Emergency management officials began Tuesday to tally the costs of last weekend’s rare wind-driven thunderstorm, but putting an exact figure on the damage will take weeks.
Local radio is back to normal after Saturday’s freak storm, even if the five stations owned by Longport Media were still running on emergency generators Tuesday because electricity hasn’t been restored yet to the neighborhood around its Linwood studios.
When Ryan Tripician and Christina Culler of Ventnor decided on their wedding day, June 30 seemed a perfect date — nice June weather, and well before the height of hurricane season.
Tens of thousands of South Jersey residents spent their third straight day without electricity hauling debris from their storm-damaged homes.
Linemen and tree trimmers are eating at the Atlantic City Race Course while in the area to restore power and clear roads.
Atlantic County’s rural communities were some of the areas hardest hit by Saturday morning’s thunderstorm, and they will likely be the last to regain power later this week.
Violent storms that thrashed the region came just days before the start of the July Fourth holiday, the busiest time of the season for the Jersey Shore.
In the past few days, Marlene Watts has seen a number of trees fall down in the front, side and back of her home on Washington Avenue.
Cable provider Comcast said Monday that most of its customers affected by Saturday's storm-related outages should have their service restored by the time their electricity returns.
VINELAND — Resident Guy Greico sat in the coolness of a Red Cross shelter on Monday, grateful for a place to live and even more grateful to be alive.
Atlantic County will be distributing ice and water to residents at the Hamilton Mall between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Power is gradually being restored around the region, with Atlantic City Electric making a lot of ground overnight. As of 4 p.m., 93,000 customers across South Jersey were in the dark, down from 122,000 late Sunday.
South Jersey is slowly recovering from an unprecedented storm that crippled the region’s infrastructure in advance of the July 4th holiday.
Some of the more than 100,000 South Jersey residents without power Sunday traveled to shore towns in search of a sea breeze — or even better, an air-conditioned restaurant or casino.
“I am the church. You are the church. We are the church together.”
Gianni Randazzo was cleaning up what was left of spoiled food at his restaurant, the Italian Street Brick Oven Pizzeria, on Sunday morning.
Life is gradually returning to normal in parts of South Jersey that were slammed Saturday morning by a historic line of thunderstorms with hurricane-force winds that downed thousands of trees and power lines.
A curfew is in effect for Atlantic County Sunday as emergency crews continue to clean up following Saturday's storm.
Parishioners mourned the loss of Church of the Redeemer on Saturday after the Longport landmark was engulfed in flames during an early morning thunderstorm.
John Jenkins Jr. went to his Pleasantville plumbing business to find one of many disaster scenes in South Jersey following Saturday’s destructive thunderstorms.
Gov. Chris Christie assured residents Saturday that help was coming, promising generators and water to the area less than 12 hours after devastating storms came through the region.
Saturday’s early morning storm forced Lou Cascione, like many South Jersey residents, to make some terrifying calculations.
Brace yourself, South Jersey could see another round of severe weather this evening or overnight.
Atlantic County set up a disaster hotline at 866-704-4636 so residents and visitors can get updates on road conditions, spokeswoman Linda Gilmore said.
Atlantic City Electric offers multiple ways to report an outage:
Due to the storm, The Press of Atlantic City is experiencing problems with the phone and Internet systems.
Saturday’s early morning thunderstorm was blamed for at least three deaths in South Jersey, including a 7-year-old Millville boy who was struck by a fallen tree while camping.
Violent Friday evening storms following a day of triple-digit temperatures wiped out power to more than 2 million people across the eastern United States and caused two fatalities in Virginia — including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday.
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Downed Trees and power poles block Juniper Avenue at Forest Drive in Northfield. Saturday June 30...Utility poles at Patcong and Wabash Avenue, in Linwood, NJ
Utility poles at Patcong and Wabash Avenue, in Linwood, NJ after a fierce storm blew through the ...Linwood Storm Damage
Damage along Morris Avenue, in Linwood, from last night's storm, 6 am. Press of Atlantic City vid...