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New Jersey Delegation to Survey Hurricane Maria Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

Trenton – Governor-elect Phil Murphy and future New Jersey First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy will lead a delegation of New Jersey leaders to Puerto Rico on Friday to survey first-hand the devastation and recovery efforts on the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on September 20. “With the nation’s third-largest Puerto Rican population, hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans have family and other loved ones on the island living in…
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Mask Manipulation

Lyons, NJ: Army Sgt. Joseph A. Bercovic adjusts a breathing apparatus during an Army North-mandated training proficiency evaluation at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Lyons in Lyons, , Oct. 25, 2017. Bercovic is assigned to the 21st Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team, New Jersey National Guard. New Jersey National Guard photo by Mark C. Olsen
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NJ State Police Ticket NJ First Lady Mary Christie for Dangerous Driving – distracted driving crackdown ordered by governor’s attorney general

TRENTON -- A statewide crackdown on distracted driving ordered by Gov. Chris Christie's attorney general earlier this year led to a surprising catch in New Jersey's first lady, Mary Pat Christie, NJ Advance Media has learned. To her credit, unlike others with influence in Trenton, the first lady did not play the "Do you know who I am?" card after being pulled over, dash cam video of the traffic stop shows. By Claude Advance Media for Share More: #cmpid=nsltr_strybutton
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New Jersey Strong ™ Water Disasters – Managed Retreat PBS: Five years after Sandy, locals torn on flood protection

ATLANTIC STRONG (tm) News - Via PBS NEWSHOUR ***** - New Jersey Lower Atlantic - Five years ago, Hurricane Sandy decimated the East Coast, killing at least 60 people and causing an estimated $70 billion in property damage. It’s forced residents in Sea Bright, New Jersey to decide whether to support pricey taxpayer projects to protect vulnerable property or encourage property owners to take federal buy-outs. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent…
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NEW JERSEY STRONG ™ WATER DISASTERS – Blue Acres State Program to buy Repeat Flood Homes

Governor Chris Christie announces an additional $75 million for the successful Blue Acres program to protect homeowners affected by repeated flooding incidents in Keansburg, on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen) Keansburg, NJ: Governor Chris Christie announces an additional $75 million for the successful Blue Acres program to protect homeowners affected by repeated flooding incidents in Keansburg, on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Hurricane Jose Proves We’re Not Stronger Than Storms

WATCH  NEWS VIDEO of Hurricane Sandy Victims discussing Gov Chris Christie's Recovery Spending ATLANTIC STRONG - Sierra New Jersey Reports Hurricane Jose may be far off the coast but it’s still doing damage here in New Jersey. In Belmar, a  Belmar Fishing Club pier that was rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy was damaged because of Jose’s intense waves. Belmar's entire mile-long stretch of boardwalk had to be replaced following Sandy and…
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Eastern Seaboard FL Nuclear Plant Port St Lucie Shuts Down as Hurricane Irma Approaches

ALERT - Properly ventilate portable generators ! Invisible poisonous fumes will kill you. Evacuate to local shelters before the storm strikes. Pregnant women 35 years and older should seek shelter at a medical facility due to severe changes in barometric pressure. Building generators should be installed 35 feet above sea level. Poisonous molds form in wet structures and belongings. Drinking water will be compromised. Flood water is toxic.
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New Jersey Strong ™ Disasters – Industrial Opioid & Heroin Crisis – Torches Rise to Save Lives – Vance Johnson

Hamilton, NJ (Mercer County, Capitol Coastal Plain): Hamilton Headlines ™ Veterans Park Hamilton Remembers with One Voice on International Overdose Awareness Day. Vance Johnson raises awareness about the crisis. WATCH NEWS VIDEO
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Terrorism – Seaside Strong Hometown Security Initiative Exclusive

  WATCH EXCLUSIVE NEWS VIDEO:  from affiliate Seaside Strong - Seaside Park, NJ: The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the US Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Seaside Park Police Department and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, hosts a Hometown Security Initiative to help businesses and their employees support the safety and security of the communities they serve.
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No ONE is Stronger than the Storm – Hurricane Season. Coastal Flood Advisory. Will You Evacuate ? 148 Hurricane Sandy deaths were drowning, impalement, and crushing

Atlantic Strong - NJ Studies continue on coastal evacuations during an emergency. Results with all lanes moving outbound concluded times of at least 48 hours in crawling traffic for complete evacuation. Nearly half of the drowning deaths from 2012 Hurricane Superstorm Sandy were people in mandatory evacuation zones who died in their homes. “A lot of the drowning occurred in the evacuation zones, and so that just reminds us how important…
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Build Your Own Zika Prevention Kit

First ZIKA virus infected baby born in the USA. New Jersey. If you live in a state or area with the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus and you are concerned about Zika, learn how to build your own Zika Prevention Kit. Your kit should include items that will reduce your risk of getting Zika. Reducing the risk for Zika is particularly important for pregnant women. Your kit should include:…
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Water Measures Strongly Encouraged

WARNING – Lead in the drinking water not addressed in this advisory. Trenton, NJ: Contaminated water restrictions have been lifted for Trenton and Hamilton and new measures are strongly encouraged at this time: Run your water faucets for 3-5 minutes to flush your service connection and interior plumbing. Empty and clean your automatic ice makers and water chillers. Drain and refill your hot water heater if the temperature is set…
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Joint Base BUMPIN Heavy Weapon Firing

Central New Jersey: - BUMPIN'! Units from the New Jersey National Guard and Army Reserve will be here on the MDL ranges conducting LIGHT AND HEAVY weapons training over the weekend into the night hours. Please know, that sounds may appear louder during cloudy or overcast weather. We try our best to be great neighbors, and we can't thank enough for your continued support while we work to train our great…
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