Preparing for the next major Hurricane
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jose is expected to pass well east of the New Jersey shore, but forecasters are warning of rip currents and coastal flooding. Read more
MIAMI — Hurricane Irma continued its deadly sweep through the Caribbean on Friday, as residents of Florida wait with frazzled nerves and growing fears, wondering just how bad the storm will be.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):
Conditions should gradually improve Thursday as the slow-moving cold front, which brought unsettled, rainy and stormy conditions over the last 36 hours, moves offshore.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Irma has killed at least 10 people as the dangerous Category 5 storm continued its destructive march across the Caribbean early Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders say President Donald Trump has agreed to a plan to fund the government and increase the nation's debt limit for three months as part of a deal to rush disaster aid to Hurricane Harvey victims.
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history made its first landfall in the islands of the northeast Caribbean early Wednesday, roaring along a path pointing to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florid…
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Government workers on the islands of the northeast Caribbean are clearing drains and pruning trees as authorities urge residents to prepare for Hurricane Irma, a Category 3 storm that grew stronger Monday and will likely begin buffeting the region Tuesday.
Good morning! Friday’s temperatures should be chillier than average, with highs struggling to break 70 degrees.
VENTNOR — From Red Cross volunteers to churches, New Jersey residents are helping Texas families recover from Hurricane Harvey.
Hammonton – Hammonton First is hosting a donation drive Wednesday to help the victims of Harvey in Houston, Mayor Steve DiDonato announced.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Western Louisiana residents braced for more wind and water early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Harvey made its second landfall after dumping record rainfall on Texas.
NEW YORK (AP) — Republicans from New York and New Jersey are pledging unconditional support for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey. But their resentment lingers.
MADISON — St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center coordinated an effort to receive and relocate 100 dogs Tuesday coming from Texas.
VENTNOR — American Red Cross volunteers are working around the clock along the Gulf Coast to help the thousands of people whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Among the hundreds of volunteers are 19 from New Jersey who started traveling to Houston on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Texas (all times local):
Red Cross volunteers from Atlantic, Gloucester and Salem counties are among 19 people from New Jersey heading to help Hurricane Harvey survivors in Texas.
The New Jersey Shore Arts Association of Atlantic City awarded scholarships for two students to attend the Young Peoples Summer Art Program at the Ventnor City Cultural Arts Center. The students selected were Jocelyn Barlow and Lily Hocker, both of Ventnor. The students participated in various techniques of making art such as painting on canvas, jewelry making, pottery, mosaics and more.
LONGPORT — Labor Day weekend brings the ninth annual Longport Historical Society Lawn Art Show to the museum. Local artists Marilyn Chackman, Virgie Mottola and Eileen Raynes, of Margate, along with Sandra McDonough, of Linwood, will each bring their unique art style to the museum at 2305 Atlantic Ave. in Longport. The show may feature one more favorite local artist, Doug Farrell, as well.
(The following message was sent to the Stockton University community this morning, and is also posted on the Stockton web site.)
Monthly Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission meetings are shelved during July and August, but board member Pamela Charchidi said some summertime discussion among committee members indicated that a couple of popular events are in the planning stages to return this fall.
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Police and township officials have worked for more than five years on challenges presented by so-called voucher motels in the Rio Grande area, and last night offered motel owners a carrot and stick approach to addressing issues before they develop into calls for police intervention.
ABSECON — The Absecon Cultural Arts Alliance is sponsoring five creative workshops for children that will be held Aug. 7 to 11 at the Presbyterian Church, 208 New Jersey Ave.
Two of the most powerful storms of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, Hurricanes Matthew and Otto, have officially have their names retired due to the death and destruction that the storms caused.
The Press of Atlantic City is launching an online weather resource for all of South Jersey, for all types of weather. It’s our new weather library — and right now the focus is winter.
Currently, there are no active named storms in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
Tropical Storm Bonnie was the second storm, after Hurricane Alex in January, to form before the official start of hurricane season on June 1.