CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman’s office and the Carteret Office of Emergency Management have issued a Severe Weather Warning to residents, and have begun to coordinate emergency preparations that may include the establishment of shelters with food and water, portable generator power, search and rescue operations, damage and flooding mitigation, and the clearing of downed trees and debris.
TAMPA, Fla. – The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges East Coast residents to prepare for Hurricane Sandy and severe storm conditions that could include high wind speeds, wind-driven rain, tornadoes and extensive flooding.
ROSELLE – Mayor Jamel Holley and the Roselle Borough Council are urging residents to take all precautions against Hurricane Sandy which slated hit New Jersey early next week.
TRENTON – The full state Senate approved a pair of bills sponsored by Senator Raymond J. Lesniak yesterday which are aimed at addressing New Jersey’s foreclosure crisis by transforming abandoned, foreclosed properties into livable homes and by requiring the state to expand participation in the HomeKeeper mortgage assistance program.
CRANFORD – Union County College’s Men’s Soccer team has had a very successful season. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, they won the Garden State Athletic Conference after they defeated The County College of Morris by a score of 1-0.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Citizens Campaign held a forum on government cost-cutting at Middlesex County College this week, and a packed house heard some of the state’s top experts talk about how municipalities, school boards and county governments are taking steps to combat the coming fiscal crisis and what citizens can do in their hometowns.
It’s the Boo season again and has been since the last hot dog of summer came off the grill on Labor Day. Since that time, we have been bombarded with jack-o-lanterns, black cats, ghosts, wicked witches and an assortment of ghouls and other characters worthy of Halloween madness. I know that I’m probably in the minority here, but I love Halloween.