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New Jersey Finding Some Beach Homes Not Covered By FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency requires anyone applying for aid to show that their damaged house is their primary residence and not a second home.

11/07/2012

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Christie: New Jersey Continues To Recover From Superstorm

Governor Chris Christie says all 21 New Jersey counties will now be included in the major disaster area declaration, so all residents will now be able to seek assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Administration.

11/04/2012

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Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane Survivors

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.

11/02/2012

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FEMA Storm Relief Center To Open In Brick Township, NJ

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, a FEMA disaster relief center is slated to open Friday in Brick Township, NJ.

11/02/2012

Governor Chris Christie, President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues Attacks

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.

11/01/2012

(Credit: Carey Codd)

Disaster Aid Application Process To Start In New Jersey

Residents and business owners in eight New Jersey counties that were severely affected by Superstorm Sandy can start applying for federal assistance on Thursday.

11/01/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

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.

10/30/2012

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Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

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.

10/30/2012

Stigall Show Log 10.30.12

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/30/2012

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White House Grants Pennsylvania Request for Emergency Declaration

“It basically covers the costs of any resources that we request from the federal government,” explained a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.

10/29/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

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Bensalem Fire Company Back In Business

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.

09/08/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

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.

08/28/2012

(US Sen. Bob Casey, partially obscured at left, listens as Diane Neary, widow of Philadelphia firefighter Robert Neary, speaks at 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Local Officials and Fireman’s Widow Call For More Federal Funds For Firefighters

“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.

05/07/2012

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Emergency Alert System Fails Wednesday’s Test

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.

11/10/2011

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