ATLANTIC CITY — The head of NJ Transit on Monday assured concerned rail riders that the upcoming shutdown would not be permanent and that the line would be reopened by Jan. 1, 2019.
CAPE MAY — People across the pews at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church fidgeted uncomfortably during Mass on Sunday, while others looked stoically at the priest while he read a letter from Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan condemning “treasonous sins” against the church’s teachings.
The first half of the week will continue to ride the coattails of this past week’s gray, and at times wet, weekend. However, a refreshing new air mass will bring what can only be described as on-target late August weather.
ATLANTIC CITY — NJ Transit Executive Director Kevin Corbett will attend a public meeting Monday at the rail terminal to meet with commuters and address concerns about the future of the train line.
We said we hit Long Beach Island hard in August and we meant that. Earlier in the month, we made a left off the Route 72 Bridge to tackle the northern half of the island. On August 28, we'll flip the right blinker on as we go to Beach Haven and Ship Bottom.
Meet Press Meteorologist Joe Martucci as he shares his expertise on hurricane preparedness as a panelist for the Downbeach Community Meeting on Tuesday night in Margate.
August has been nothing short of cooking! We get a break from the heat Sunday, but at the expense of daytime showers.
Four area teachers were recognized this week as County Teachers of the Year, the New Jersey Department of Education announced.
UPDATE: The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Ocean County through 7:30 p.m.
A package of bills was signed into law recently to encourage students to attend college full-time while easing the burden of student-loan debt.
TRENTON (AP) — Gas prices in New Jersey are dropping as the Labor Day weekend and the end of the summer driving season approaches.
The digits 609 are a part of South Jersey’s identity, as much as pork roll and boardwalks, but a change to the area’s associated area code will come with the new year. Due to a demand for new phone numbers, the region will add a new area code, requiring 10-digit calling beginning Saturday, Aug. 18.
The weekend will be dominated by a cold front that slowly sags south through New Jersey and sets up shop in the Delmarva Peninsula. This means another weekend of some showers/storms.
First half of Aug. scorched record
Two state legislative committees will meet jointly in Toms River on Aug. 23 to hear testimony on problems of single-use plastics and plastic waste and what steps the state can take to limit them.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS (AP) — All ocean beaches have reopened to swimmers in one New Jersey shore community after they were closed due to water quality concerns.
Some would call it “a whale of a tale,” others “a big deal.”
The blazing temperatures continue Friday.
U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur is in a tough re-election campaign against Andy Kim, leading the former national security adviser by only one point in the latest Monmouth University poll.
Holtec International on Wednesday outlined a complex web of subsidiaries and joint ventures that would be involved in owning and decommissioning the Oyster Creek Generating Station in Lacey Township, if the company is allowed to buy the 50-year-old nuclear plant from Exelon Generation.
Nurses and health professionals from Hackensack Meridian Health facilities held informational pickets at three hospitals Wednesday as part of a contract negotiation campaign for safer staffing and wage increases.
Health providers serving patients in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Ocean counties together received more than $430,000 in federal grants to continue to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of health care in their communities.
This November, Somers Point will have a write-in-only campaign for five open seats on its school board due to a lack of candidates handing in nominating petitions.
August continues the fireworks in the weather department. A heat wave last week, flooding rain over the weekend and into Monday, and now, the third heat wave of the year.
TOMS RIVER — A fire that displaced 29 adults and eight children has been determined to have been intentionally set, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday.
Atlantic County’s ban on single-use plastic bags and straws took effect Monday in county parks, while several more municipalities are banning single-use plastic bags.