Amy Braunstein filmed this video yesterday on Route 27 in New Brunswick. She says, “Members of the community waded out to assist a stranded motorist. The guy next to me said ‘I cannot watch this guy suffer anymore’ and waded out to help out this complete stranger. Really heartwarming and awesome!”
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The three major airports serving the New York City metropolitan area have resumed flight operations. Officials say flights in and out of LaGuardia Airport resumed at 7 a.m. Monday. John F. Kennedy International and Newark Liberty International airports opened to…
STATE – In addition to widespread flooding and power outages, Hurricane Irene also caused a blood shortage, according to New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center. The supply of several blood types, including O-negative (“universal donor”) blood, which is normally maintained at the three-to-five-day inventory level, has dropped below the two-day minimum level.
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STATE – As residents continue the cleanup process after Hurricane Irene and head back to work today, Gov. Chris Christie said that the storm likely caused “billions of dollars” if not “tens of billions of dollars” to the U.S. economy.
STATE-Officials confirmed four New Jersey deaths directly related to Hurricane Irene.
From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene’s winds and storm surge fell short of the doomsday predictions but the danger is far from over as rising rivers threaten severe flooding across much of the affected region over the next few days.
EDISON – WWE Champion and Hall of Fame Legend, KoKo B. Ware will headline a full card of wrestling bouts at the upcoming Fall Family Spectacular in Edison on Saturday, Sept. 10.