NEWARK — Goodwill Rescue Mission at 79 University Avenue is appealing for assistance after operating under near desperate conditions since the storm earlier this week.
TRENTON – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports that airports are open and returning to normal operating status, but PATH train service is still suspended and travel restrictions remain in place at some New York City crossings.
ARLINGTON, Va. – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
UPDATE – As of 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, NJ Transit rail service on the North Jersey Coast Line, Raritan Valley Line and the Main Line was suspended due to a power failure at NJ Transit’s rail operations center which controls the lines.
Here’s a list of disaster recovery contact information, provided by Assemblyman Jon Bramnick.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has signed an executive order declaring a state of water emergency and enabling the Department of Environmental Protection to implement mandatory water use restrictions. Ongoing power outages around the state have left some of the state’s water facilities operating on generators, bringing about the need for water conservation around the state as restoration efforts continue.
NEWARK—With communities across New Jersey facing fuel crises, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez today called on President Barack Obama to dispatch supplies of gasoline and fuel to the state for residents, to keep emergency vehicles running, and to ensure critical infrastructure, like water treatment and sanitation facilities, remain operable.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa, and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers to beware of home improvement scams and charity scams perpetrated by offenders who prey on the desperation of those working to recover from disasters.
NEWARK – Following the death of two teens in Newark who died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator kept too close to a window, Assemblyman Albert Coutinho (D-Essex) on Thursday cautioned residents who are using generators to power their homes to heed recommended precautions to avoid injury or worse.