Ocean County News
The power of a storm at the Jersey Shore can be downright scary! Here's how high the water got.
We now enter day three of the first major storm of 2017 with the Nor'easter coming in over the weekend and tapering off by Tuesday evening, but the cleanup from what some of the heavy winds caused is just underway at the shore.
The main culprits of Monday's nor'easter in New Jersey, rain and gusty winds, are still present as Tuesday morning rolls along, but will lessen considerably before skies clear Tuesday evening and for the next couple of days.
The wind and rain are winding down, but high standing water remains on many roadways, and schools have delayed openings.
The number of traffic deaths in New Jersey rose 8 percent last year, which means traffic fatalities have gone up for three consecutive years.
There are still plenty of wind, rain, and surf problems yet to come Monday night, but the Garden State should see some significant improvements by Tuesday morning.
Four former corrections officers have been indicted. A fifth was sentenced to prison. And many more have been fired after allegations of sexual abuse of inmates.
New Jersey's utilities have extra linesman and tree clearing crews ready to go if the nor'easter's gusty winds bring down trees and wires.
The unexpected Delaware River Turnpike Connector Bridge closure will send 42,000 vehicles to other Delaware River crossings.
A strong coastal storm system will produce a nasty combination of wind, rain, snow, surge, and surf across the Garden State Monday and Tuesday.
Ocean County woman in business are encouraged to attend a round-table discussion hosted on January 31, 10 am at the Universal Cabinetry Design on 2500 Long Beach Blvd in Ship Bottom.
Nine out of 10 of the fastest growing jobs are in a single industry.
On Wednesday, all 21 New Jersey counties will participate in NJCounts 2017, a state-wide point-in-time count of the sheltered and unsheltered homeless.
This week has been proclaimed "School Choice Week" in New Jersey in order to focus on support for alternatives to public schools.
New Jersey will delay the issuance of tax refunds so it can share data with federal and state tax agencies as part of stepped-up anti-fraud efforts.