Tag: rescue

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

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

This N.J. rescue team saved more than 100 people (and 6 dogs) during Hurricane Matthew

TRENTON — Tired, bedraggled and finally dry, 84 members of a New Jersey rescue task force returned Wednesday from their deployment in the Carolinas, where they saved more than 100 people from floodwaters and other hazards wrought by Hurricane Matthew. Read More

Cory Booker’s Got Competition in VA

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Newark Mayor Cory Booker has made a habit of rescuing everyone and everything (most recently a freezing dog) except for the one thing that he’s actually charged with saving: the City of Newark! Frank Read More