September 26, 2014
Calling All Mayors: Reduce Your Town’s Flood Risk, Insurance Costs through FEMA’s Community Rating System
EATONTOWN, NJ -- Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, communities around New Jersey are still recovering from the damages inflicted by that historic storm. The cost of cleaning up debris, clearing...
September 25, 2014
EATONTOWN, N.J. – Whether you just moved into your neighborhood a week ago or you’ve lived there for 25 years, getting to know your neighbors has always been an important part of a functioning...
September 24, 2014
25 Firefighters on Duty 24/7 Year-Round in 50-Square-Mile District New York, NY -- “Eighty-four percent of our members have gear that is ten years old and the other 16 percent have no gear at all...
September 19, 2014
Eatontown, N.J.-- When an incident reaches the point that it’s unsafe for people to remain in the immediate area, getting everyone evacuated as safely and quickly as possible becomes crucial. One of...
September 16, 2014
Federal Funding Also Offers Upgrades in Training New York, NY -- An award from the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program will outfit 46 volunteer firefighters in Secaucus, New Jersey...
September 12, 2014
Eatontown, N.J. -- Hurricane season officially begins each year on June 1, but unlike firemen’s fairs, cookouts and fun at the beach, the season for hurricanes doesn’t end along with the summer. As...
September 5, 2014
Eatontown, N.J. -- September is the time of year when those big yellow school buses start making their rounds, offering safe passage to school for millions of kids across the nation. For parents,...
August 29, 2014
NJ Firefighters to Receive New Breathing Apparatuses - Stanhope Wins Federal Grant of Nearly $158,000
NJ Firefighters to Receive New Breathing Apparatuses Stanhope Wins Federal Grant of Nearly $158,000 New York, NY -- The 3,548 residents of the Borough of Stanhope will be safer because the town’s 40...
August 28, 2014
Federal Grants to Local Fire Departments Offer Up-to-Date Equipment and Training to Stations Large and Small
New York, NY -- The Atlantic City Fire Department has some 250 full-time firefighters and six fire stations serving a southern New Jersey population of 40,000. The department received last month a...
August 22, 2014
After Assault by Sandy, FEMA, State, Fund Model Mitigation Project for Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority
Eatontown, NJ -- In October of 2012, storm surges caused by Hurricane Sandy rose from the waters of Newark Bay and engulfed the 152-acre Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission’s wastewater treatment...