Although some people may feel a bit strange about keeping a supply of certain items in the house “just in case”, it’s always better to be over-prepared than under and, believe me, you do not want to find out for yourself the hard way. In the event of a blackout, you need a reliable supply kit to get you by without power, and included below are just a few essentials to start with.
Monmouth County Freeholders, Senior Advisory Council, Sheriff's Office and Office of Emergency Management have put together a special emergency evacuation bag for seniors and caregivers to help them be ready to go.
It wasn't the start to the school day Manchester officials were hoping for Thursday morning after a transformer suddenly malfunctioned and caused a power outage at the middle school which delayed bus arrivals.
Jersey Central Power and Light has taken to social media to help keep the lines of
communication open with its customers. Trisha Ingram, who works with website and social media development in the utility's Communications Department, said the tools were developed after a customer listening campaign and several focus groups following some extended storm outages. Ingram said making a very accessible
I've said many times before that I hate politics...and that in most cases, I can't stand politicians.
Our leaders have really been put to the test in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and while some failed, others should be commended.