State News

Most NJ Residents Have Power Restored

STATE – Most New Jersey residents who lost electrical service after Hurricane Irene have had their power restored. As of 9 a.m. this morning, 15,000 PSE&G customers remained without power. In their most recent update, JCP&L said that 69,000 customers were still without service.

State Parks Begin To Re-Open

TRENTON – Many State Parks across New Jersey reopened Tuesday following a thorough and continuing review and inspection of dozens of State-owned natural, recreational and historic sites from High Point to Cape May in the aftermath of damage caused by Hurricane Irene.

Irene’s Aftermath Makes Labor Day Travel Forecast Uncertain

HAMILTON – Every year, AAA Mid-Atlantic makes projections about how many New Jersey residents will travel during the major holiday periods. Before Hurricane Irene made a mad dash for the beaches along the East Coast, AAA Mid-Atlantic was expecting more than 950,000 New Jersey residents to travel 50 miles or more from home for the 2011 Labor Day holiday weekend.