Saturday was a beautiful day to enjoy the sunshine and take the lawn mower out for the first ride of the season. Out in West Creek, instead of trimming the grass, lawn mower riders were tearing up the racetrack.
The need to protect the Atlantic Ocean against environmental threats — from the prospect of drilling for fossil fuels to plastics pollution and climate change — continues as Earth Day celebrates its 48th anniversary.
While nearly 3,000 high schools and colleges across the nation participated Friday in the National School Walkout to protest gun violence, students in South Jersey mostly stayed indoors.
Winter is firmly in the rearview mirror. Now that we can look back, data shows South Jersey ranged from a foot and a half to nearly 5 feet of seasonal snow. So who received the most snow in your county?
POINT PLEASANT — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed a ban on offshore drilling in state waters, just before the start of Earth Day and Earth Week festivities and on the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off Louisiana.
For the third month in a row, students across the country and locally are expected to leave their classrooms Friday in a gun-control protest and memorial to the victims of school shootings.
Fifty-five years ago — on April 20, 1963 — New Jersey's biggest forest fire disaster laid waste to much of South Jersey, fueled by drought and winds gusting to 40 mph.
We had our April showers Thursday.
Thursday was raw and damp, but April 19th hit two milestones that let us know that summer is coming soon.
A low-pressure system will pass through Thursday, bringing a round of showers right during business hours.
As John Kelly, part of the Cape May Chamber of Commerce, said, we went to Cape May County's favorite uncle, Wildwood! Besides the free and expansive beaches, John shares why this town is a South Jersey special before the Business at the Beach Expo Wednesday night.
The weather stays quiet and calm over the next seven days. Only one period for rain showers and near seasonable weather will take us through the heart of April.
March 2, March 7, March 13 and March 21.
A cold pool of temperatures aloft and a large piece of energy will contribute to a few showers, after a nice spring start to the day.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Fans of Earth Day can spend this weekend going from one green activity to another at parks, gardens and li-braries around the region.
A low-pressure system rumbled through South Jersey on Monday morning, bringing coastal and road flooding and strong winds.
The week started rough. Up to 3 inches of rain, road closings from coastal flooding and gusty winds tore through South Jersey on Monday. However, we can take solace in the fact that mostly quiet weather will take us through the rest of the week.
The coastal flood advisory issued on Sunday for South Jersey has been upgraded to a coastal flood warning, still in effect until 1 p.m. on Monday. High tide will center around the Monday morning commute, making travel difficult along the shores.
8:30 a.m. update: Thankfully, Long Beach Island looks to stay in minor, rather than minor flood stage during the Monday morning high tides. From Brigantine to Cape May, and then to the Delaware Bay, moderate coastal flood stage is still expected. Tides will peak through 10 a.m.
As spring has sprung, it shows its mutable nature with incoming moisture following a dry, warm weekend.
Transactions are from county property records and supplied by county clerk offices. Settlement dates are listed; deed filings may be delayed. Location may reflect address of seller rather than property sold. If your property is incorrectly listed, call 609-272-7234.
The spring surge continues for one more day Saturday before a coast-to-coast storm finishes its United States road tour in South Jersey Sunday night into Monday.
A beautiful Friday evening will give way to a Saturday much like Friday, with plenty of sunshine to go around.
The Dix Wildlife Management Area in Fairfield Township will grow by 1,650 acres thanks to a $674,000 federal grant, U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-2nd, announced this week.
Schools and organizations across the region participated this week in the national Bubbles for Autism awareness event.
The windows down, sunglasses and T-shirt kind of weather will only strengthen into the weekend. However, it will be a different feel rolling out of it Sunday night.