NJ Is Officially A Disaster Area

STATE – On Wednesday, President Barack Obama officially declared that New Jersey is a disaster area in the wake of Hurricane Irene as federal officials visited the state to get a first-hand look at the damage.

NJ Opens Call Center For Public Health Concerns After Flooding

STATE – To better respond to the public’s general health concerns in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, the Department of Health and Senior Services opened a toll-free public health call center to provide callers with information about prevention and treatment of mold, disposal of spoiled food due to power outages and water concerns.

Most NJ Residents Have Power Restored

STATE – Most New Jersey residents who lost electrical service after Hurricane Irene have had their power restored. As of 9 a.m. this morning, 15,000 PSE&G customers remained without power. In their most recent update, JCP&L said that 69,000 customers were still without service.

Clark Storm Cleanup Update

CLARK – The township’s Public Works Department is picking up branches that fell during Hurricane Irene. Residents are asked to make sure they are cut up and placed in the street.

Kean Stage Announces Schedule For Upcoming Season

UNION — Kean Stage’s 2011-2012 performing arts season boasts will be highlighted by performances from this year’s Grammy® Award Winner for “Best New Artist,” Esperanza Spalding as well as An Evening with John Legend, the explosive Taiko drumming of TAO and Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel’s dazzling Gypsy Fire.