Anticipating Irene, Cape May-Lewes Ferry cancels weekend trips

    Update: All trips have been canceled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    Original report: Officials have canceled some trips for the Cape May-Lewes Ferry because of Hurricane Irene, according to the Associated Press. The vessels will not depart Cape May at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and at 10:15 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. on Sunday. Departures from Lewes, Del., are canceled for 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

    N.J. Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a noon press conference to discuss hurricane preparedness.

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