Tag: Florida

Post-Parkland, local N.J. officials call for a police officer in every school

WESTAMPTON, NJ —¬†Last week’s deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida high school has reignited a national debate over how best to safeguard America’s softest domestic targets from mentally ill killers and ideological terrorists alike. Westampton Township Committeewoman Maureen Smith-Hartman Read More

Ambitious Murphy gets political with #Parkland but fails spectacularly

By Matt Rooney _ Serious debates demand a common set of facts, Save Jerseyans, even if the debate’s participants walk away from those facts with different conclusions. Phil Murphy isn’t a serious person. He doesn’t want a serious debate. He’s Read More

Want to stop school shootings? Start by talking to a teacher.

By Matt Rooney _ Well, we’ve witnessed yet another gut-churning school shooting, Save Jerseyans, on Valentine’s Day no less, which this time has claimed the lives of at least 17 souls in the Southern Florida community of Parkland. That means Read More

Christians outpace FEMA in aid to hurricane victims

Faith-based groups – Christian nonprofits, specifically – have been busy bees of late, providing more aid to hurricane victims than even FEMA, the federal agency that’s supposed to swoop to the scenes of natural disasters, assess the situation and speed Read More

More N.J. National Guardsmen deploy for Irma, this time to South Carolina

New Jersey continues to do what it can for the southern states ravaged by monster hurricanes heading into Irma’s “landfall” weekend. Late Friday afternoon,¬†Governor Chris Christie authorized the deployment of two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, a UH-72 helicopter and Army Read More

Christie deploys N.J. National Guard resources to Irma-targeted Florida

One week after deploying New Jersey National Guard equipment and personnel to assist Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Governor Chris Christie announced on Wednesday afternoon that he is affording similar support to Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma’s anticipated Read More