Operators of the Delaware Memorial Bridge are tallying up their financial loses after the key link along the Northeast Corridor was shut down for 6 1/2 hours Sunday night, the longest period of being idle in the history of the twin span. Meanwhile, operator of the Croda Atlas Point facility nestled adjacent to the bridge in New Castle, Delaware Monday were beginning an investigation of what caused a leak of highly-flammable ethylene oxide that prompted the unprecedented shutdown. "It's not something that has ever happened. It was way out of the ordinary," said Jim Salmon, spokesman for the Delaware River and Bay Authority which operators the bridge. "It was as bad as you could get," said Salmon who said he doesn't remember or couldn't find in bridge archives when such an extraordinary closure of both spans of the bridge had taken place. Officials from Croda, in a statement released Monday, said the chemical plant was "shut down safely and securely" and the ethylene oxide leak … [Read more...] about 6-hour bridge shutdown was ‘as bad as you can get,’ and likely costly
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Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out HOMEKPLC Gas Price TrackerHurricane CenterU.S. & World NewsNewsTop Video ClipsLegal CornerHometown HeroesSlideshowsConsider ThisWEATHERLatest river stages, forecastsHurricane CenterFirst Alert Allergen IndexMarine Forecast and Tide TimesFishing & Hunting ForecastNational Weather ServiceKPLC Personal ForecastProgramming a Midland Weather RadioBen's FacebookWade's FacebookTrafficSPORTSTouchdown LiveLSUMcNeese State SportsSaints and NFLHigh School SportsSports Person Of The WeekOutdoorsCrimeSkyCamsHEALTHTV ListingsContestsAbout UsRequest a copy of a news storyCW SC Trooper pays for tow, meal after NC couple is stranded on roadside 2018-08-08T20:22:22Z2018-08-09T10:49:17ZBy Caroline Hecker, [email protected] A South Carolina Trooper is receiving praise from around the country after a picture of him and a stranded motorist went viral. (Source: Everett Barber) LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A … [Read more...] about SC Trooper pays for tow, meal after NC couple is stranded on roadside
Sunday May 6, 2018 09:57 AM The Enid News & Eagle and The Journal Record in Oklahoma City have won the general excellence categories in the 2017 Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives contest Written by The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Enid News & Eagle and The Journal Record in Oklahoma City have won the general excellence categories in the 2017 Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives contest. The best new journalist of the year was Jordan Bishop of the Stillwater News Press.The winners were announced Friday.The Stillwater newspaper took second place in the general excellence category for medium-sized newspapers, while the Norman Transcript was third. Among smaller newspapers, the Tahlequah Daily Press finished second and the Altus Times was third.There was no competition among larger newspapers in this year's round of judging.TODAY'S SPONSOR:A list of winners can be found at http://discover.ap.org/contests/oklahoma-newspaper___The entire list … [Read more...] about Enid, Journal Record win general excellence nod from AP-ONE
Heavy rains earlier this week may have contaminated an underground gasoline supply at an Ocean Township Sunoco, leaving more than a dozen motorists stranded as cars became disabled, a corporate spokeswoman said Friday. Thirteen drivers told police their vehicles experienced problems after fueling at the station. Some reported smoking and vibrating engines shortly after gassing up at the Wanamassa Sunoco on Route 35 at Sunset Avenue in Ocean Township, authorities said. "We believe that this is an isolated incident and the recent heavy rains may have been a contributing factor in this situation," Jeamy Molina, a Sunoco spokeswoman in Dallas, Texas, said Friday. A sample taken Thursday from a 5,000-gallon underground tank "revealed a significant amount of water in the gasoline," said Township Police Lt. Timothy R. Torchia. The gas station was closed while state and local officials investigate the cause, Torchia said. Monmouth County Freeholder Gerry P. Scharfenberger said … [Read more...] about Bad gas at N.J. station may have been contaminated by heavy rain
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Whatever Happened to ... the VIP Ocean Club hot spot? The Ocean Club catered to an “older” and upscale crowd with an enormous sound-and-light system, valet parking and bathroom attendants. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Alan Morrell, Special to Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Published 7:00 a.m. ET April 14, 2018 CLOSE A look back at the past and the places that became a part of Rochester's roots. Wochit CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE The Ocean Club was a … [Read more...] about Whatever Happened to … the VIP Ocean Club hot spot?