Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, a FEMA disaster relief center is slated to open Friday in Brick Township, NJ.
Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
Residents and business owners in eight New Jersey counties that were severely affected by Superstorm Sandy can start applying for federal assistance on Thursday.
When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
Chris covers every angle of the aftermath from Hurricane Sandy. He talks to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and reviews the steps he and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took to keep people safe and restore services. He also talks to CBS 3′s Jenn Bernstein and Walt Hunter in Atlantic City.
“It basically covers the costs of any resources that we request from the federal government,” explained a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
The Union Fire Company on State Road has been reinstated with a new fire chief, new president and a new slate of administrative and operational officers.
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
“You need to follow and make sure these funds are not delegated for anything other than to stop these brownouts, to support our firemen,” said Diane Neary, whose husband Robert was killed in a warehouse fire last month in Kensington.
Let’s say the phone rings, you answer it but nobody’s there. That’s essentially what happened here and at many other radio stations where a 30-second message embedded between the nasty-sounding alert tones was either garbled or missing.
The federal government wants to know if radio and TV stations are ready in case of a national emergency. They’ll find out today at 2 o’clock.
If you’re listening to the radio or watching TV later this week, you’ll be part of history: the first-ever test of the national Emergency Alert System is on November 9th.