New Jersey Strong (tm).com

Historic Disasters – Princeton Strong – Hands Down, Low Wire. Hikers on Cradle Rock Electrocuted

Princeton, NJ: On February 12, 1993, two 19-year-old lifelong friends died tragically by electrocution. Keith J. Combs, and David Hutchinson, a Hopewell Volunteer Firefighter, were hiking up Cradle Rock, when they came across a dangling high voltage wire 7 feet above the ground, which was uncoated and appeared like rope. Combs touched the wire drawing 26,000 volts through his body. Hutchinson tried to push him off the wire. Both died.
Watch News Video / Read More »
AWARENESS - PREPAREDNESS - RESILIENCY. Man Made and Natural Disasters. HEALTH

New Jersey First Responders Multi State Force Moves Fleet to Texas Flood Disaster

Houston, TX: With little or no evacuation orders of the Texas coastal plain, hundreds of citizens have been rescued, and a health crisis has been declared. Houston is among the largest cities to be flooded by historic levels and impassible due to Hurricane Harvey and continual strong rain. The health crisis elevates as water systems are now contaminated. Wastewater sewer systems have also failed and harmful waste has mixed into storm water flowing out of control. Dams have not breached…
Watch News Video / Read More »
AWARENESS - PREPAREDNESS - RESILIENCY. Man Made and Natural Disasters. HEALTH

4,775 Guns Collected During the Most Successful Gun Buyback in NJ History

4,775 Guns Collected During the Most Successful Gun Buyback in NJ History Acting Attorney Cite Strong Turnout, Discuss Tough Prosecutorial InitiativesNEWARK, NJ: Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and Acting Attorney William Fitzpatrick announced today that law enforcement took almost 5,000 deadly firearms off New Jersey streets last Friday and Saturday through a strong turnout for a two-day gun buyback held in Camden, Trenton and Newark. Speaking at a press conference in the Newark Police Department’s ComStat facility, where they were joined by…
Watch News Video / Read More »
History Archive

Sons of the Revolution Honor Presidents Day, Parade, and Pray for Our Country

Special Report via Patriots Strong .com – Trenton, NJ: Patriots parade through the New Jersey Capitol Historic District on Presidents Day 2017. The Hon. R. Mitchell Bush, General President of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution, speaks about honoring the Presidential position and the Presidents, at the Masonic Temple. The Old Barracks Museum, The Sons of the Revolution, and St Michael’s Church celebrated Presidents Day 2017 with parade, services, and speeches. Photo by Stanley Brick View News Video on…
Watch News Video / Read More »

New Jersey Strong Teaching and Remembering 9/11

Hamilton, NJ: New Jersey Remembers 911 during the Hamilton Township Patriotic Committee’s Remembrance September 11, 2016 at Veterans Park Memorial Grove. Posting of the Colors, Mayor’s message, National Anthem, and educational 9/11 “Before and After 911” photographic exhibit, more: View our 911 Remembrance video :  Exhibit courtesy  Publisher / Photojournalist Stanley Brick
Watch News Video / Read More »

DEP Sides with Holgate Developers Over Protecting Our Coast

The NJDEP has made an amendment to the wetlands boundary of a section of Long Beach Island to allow development in an area prone to flooding. The CAFRA amendment changes the boundaries and coastal wetland maps, which was written by builders and owners of the site to develop the property. Wetlands act as an important part of flood protection and help reduce the flood hazard level. These wetlands also protect water quality, while recharging the aquifer and offer an important…
Watch News Video / Read More »

Christie: N.J. has done an “extraordinary job” with Sandy response

NewsWorks .org DOWN THE SHORE BY JUSTIN AUCIELLO At a press conference at the Statehouse in Trenton yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a statement on jobs and the economy and then proceeded to accept questions from reporters. In response to a question about the status of the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) program, Gov. Chris Christie said that the state has done an "extraordinary job" with the Sandy recovery, adding that people thank him when he visits the Jersey Shore.…
Watch News Video / Read More »
AWARENESS - PREPAREDNESS - RESILIENCY. Man Made and Natural Disasters. HEALTH

Sandy Survivor’s Lost Faith in Political System / Encampment Opposite Trenton State House

Trenton, NJ: Superstorm Sandy storm survivors rally at the All Wars Memorial opposite the Trenton State House. The 4 Day round the clock encampment raises awareness of lack of relief to homeowners. Stanley Brick / photo (C)2015 Share More: The NJOP rally and over night encampment included about 12 people. The NJOP organizer elevated herself to dictate a crushing blow to the first amendment rights of media while in a public place. How dare you demand that a video camera be…
Watch News Video / Read More »

DEP Sandy Event: Cover Up of Failed Coastal Policies

via Sierra Club of NJ: While the NJDEP commemorates the 3rd Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy by pumping sand on beaches in Sea Isle City, we are concerned that New Jersey is still not planning for climate change or sea level rise. With over-development and no adequate planning for flooding impacts, we question whether the dune construction project will even last during future storm surges. The DEP has opened up our coast for more development by weakening CAFRA rules and creating…
Watch News Video / Read More »

3 Years After Sandy: Are We Ready for the Next Storm?

Trenton, NJ: NJOP continues their round the clock Statehouse rally for Sandy relief, in the rain. A press conference is held across the street at the all wars Veterans Memorial. New Jersey Strong Photos / Stanley Brick. The Sierra Club of NJ, which was not at rally, issues the following statement: 3 Years After Sandy: Are We Ready for the Next Storm? New Jersey Sierra Club issues Annual Report Card. As we commemorate the three year anniversary, the Sierra Club has…
Watch News Video / Read More »
12