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Storms bring lightning to Pennsylvania, New Jersey

7-3-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Storms moving through southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey have brought lightning as well as rain. National Weather Service meteorologist Jared Klein says there were "thousands of lightning strikes" during Wednesday ...

New Jersey officials track Arthur

7-2-14
EWING, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. State emergency management officials are also keeping track of Tropical Storm Arthur moves north from Florida. Officials say wind and tides may be of concern on July ...

Arthur poses rip current risk in New Jersey

7-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sticky summer heat and a rip current risk from Tropical Storm Arthur are ushering in the Fourth of July holiday along the New Jersey shore. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from noon until 8 p.m. ...

Sandy-damaged racing boat gets her sea legs back

6-29-14
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — A racing sailboat that was nearly destroyed during Superstorm Sandy has returned to the water in style. The Sinn Fein was among about 30 boats stowed at the Raritan Yacht Club in Perth Amboy when the storm hit. It was the ...

Storms delaying flights to New York area airports

6-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Summer thunderstorms are delaying flights into the three major New York City area airports. The Port Authority says storms moving through the area Wednesday are holding up some flights headed for Newark and Kennedy airports by ...

NJ Senate fails to override Sandy bill veto

6-23-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Senate has failed in its effort to override Gov. Chris Christie's conditional veto of the Superstorm Sandy "Bill of Rights" legislation. Senate President Stephen Sweeney pushed the measure, which was crafted by ...

Thunderstorms cool down New Jersey

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Thunderstorms that roared across New Jersey have put an end to the heat. The storms moved out to sea Thursday following periods of heavy rain and lightning. Forecasters are predicting temperatures will return closer to normal ...

Feds give $102M in storm prevention to 11 states

6-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eleven states in the eastern U.S. will share $102.7 million in grants from the federal government to protect against future storms, with the greatest amount of funded projects in New Jersey and New York. The U.S. ...

State: District’s ‘virtual school day’ won’t count

6-14-14
MONTVALE, N.J. (AP) — State education officials say a northern New Jersey school district's decision to have student's log on for a "virtual school day" during a winter storm earlier this year was innovative. But it won't count as an official ...

Last superstorm-damaged boardwalks getting fixed

6-14-14
OCEAN GROVE, N.J. (AP) — The final few Jersey shore boardwalks damaged by Superstorm Sandy are being fixed. The biggest project still underway is in the Ocean Grove section of Neptune Township, where a protracted funding dispute with the Federal ...