The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)

TRT Update

It Will Be "Several Days" Before Power is Fully Restored
As of Monday, August 29, approximately 130,000 Monmouth County residents remain without power as a result of damage caused by Hurricane Irene. According to Ron Morano, a spokesman for JCP&L, the utility company will be working throughout the week to restore power. Morano said it would be several days before power is fully restored. "We have had challenges created by the hurricane including getting access to certain areas because of flooding," Morano said. "There is extensive damage throughout our system." Overall, 650,000 JCP&L customers have been affected by the power outage. So far, power has been restored to 271,000 customers while JCP&L works to restore power to the remaining 379,000 customers without power.
Current System Outage Map - New Jersey

This Week's Top Stories

Two River Shakeup
5.9 magnitude earthquake rattles area residents
Our Fair Ladies: The Women Of The Firemen's Fair
For over 100 years, the Fair Haven Firemen's Fair has been a staple of the two-river community.
A Fishy Summer At The Beach
There was something fishy at the beach this summer – an unusual abundance of fish in the waters close to shore.
Councilman Neff To Serve As LS Mayor
LITTLE SILVER – A majority of the six-member borough council voted to select fellow Councilman Robert Neff Jr. to serve as mayor until the end of the year.
Sale Of Horse Farm A Blow To NJ Racing Industry
State's largest breeder of standardbreds to sell off inventory.
FH Code Enforcement Officer Signed Own Tree Removal Permit
Mayor orders it withdrawn
Highlands Bridge, Red Bank Train Station, Named For Azzolina, O'Hern
Two prominent landmarks were forever linked with two prominent area statesmen when Governor Chris Christie officially signed into law a bill renaming the Highlands Bridge the "Captain Joseph Azzolina Memorial Bridge" and the Red Bank train station the "Daniel J. O'Hern Station" last Friday.
NJ Tremors "Like Plucking A String On A Harp"
Larry Hajna, a spokesman for the state's Department of Environmental Protection, characterized the tremors felt in the state last Tuesday as "reverberations, vibrations" from the earthquake with an epicenter more than 300 miles south in Virginia.