Tag: Hurricane

Christie tours National Guard at annual military review (PHOTOS)

SEA GIRT — As 500 New Jersey National Guard members prepare to leave for Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday performed the annual National Guard military review. Christie greeted members of the National 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

Five years post-Sandy, Jersey Shore’s Luna leads relief mission to Harvey-battered Texas

Frank Luna is best known to (most) of our readers as a prominent NJGOP operative and charmingly unapologetic and plain-talking Jersey Shore partisan who canvasses on a skateboard and rocks a mane that would put the Duck Dynasty cast to Read More

Trump Heading to Flood-Ravaged Texas as Tropical Storm Harvey Dumps More Rain

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are en route to Texas for a first-hand look at the flood-ravaged state, even as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump heavy rain on the region. Trump and his wife are Read More

Climate Scientist Says Global Warming ‘Worsened’ Hurricane Harvey. Did It?

Penn State climate scientist Michael Mann said Sunday that, while global warming didn’t cause Hurricane Harvey, it surely “worsened” the effects of the storm through higher sea levels and increased atmospheric moisture. Mann’s explanation, however, goes against the prevailing evidence Read More

Christie Deploys N.J. Task Force to Hurricane-Ravaged Texas

On Sunday night, Governor Chris Christie announced that he is sending NJ Task Force 1 to Texas to assist with Hurricane Harvey rescue and recovery efforts. “As Americans, we come together during times of crisis and today New Jersey’s heartfelt thoughts Read More