GREAT reporting from Mike Feely of The Beachcomber: The arrival of what some forecasters were calling “Frankenstorm,” was a quiet one, particularly after last year’s arrival of Tropical Storm Irene. This reporter, who reported on Irene, also wrote a recent story on the ’62 nor’easter that had devastated the island.
Many communities along the Jersey shore were pummeled by Hurricane Sandy. These towns got whacked much worse than Brigantine. Even so, most of these seaside governments still had a solid communication plan in place to inform the local public. But not the current Brigantine city government. Have you seen the Brigantine
In case you missed it, Steve Lemengello posted this story on the Press of Atlantic City site a few days ago. Brigantine had a tense night, as the fire department rescued 100 people from areas of the north end after the seawall was breached in two places, Mayor Phil Guenther
5pm Brig PD update: Travel ban has been rescinded. BRIDGE OPEN. Be prepared to show identification and proof of residency. Second home owners, your proof must match your identification. There will be no “Checking on a friend’s house”, residents and homeowners ONLY. Curfew remains in place from 6pm to 6am.
“WELCOME HOME”. Please have your ID’s & paperwork out to show officers. We are standing by waiting for your arrival. Travel ban has been rescinded. BRIDGE NOW OPEN. Be prepared to show identification and proof of residency. Second home owners, your proof must match your identification. There will be no
From Brigantine CITIZEN REPORTER.. Helen Monteferrante-Fortino ….11am Nov. 1 ….To the crew at BrigantineNOW website…..First, let me thank you for your time and effort regarding posts, info, pix etc., You are aces in my book. My husband is a physician & Lt Colonel at the 177th Fire Fighter Medical Division in Egg
From Lisa McClay on Facebook… I ‘m very disappointed with the lack of communication and details from our (government) officials leading this disaster in Brigantine. To county executive; Levinson:… let the residents of Brigantine return to their homes. Four days evacuated and we cannot return home? Someone tell me WHY we can’t
President Obama visited the Brigantine Community Center this afternoon, along with Senator Lautenberg and Governor Christie and Brigantine Mayor; Phil Guenther. As of this writing, those stranded in Brigantine… and non-resident homeowners… are pleading / demanding that someone in city government share some information… of what’s going on. The following is
The Laguna Grille at 14th street felt the full brunt of Hurricane Sandy. Please say a prayer for Rip Reynolds and the crew at Laguna.
Why did so many Brigantine residents ignore the MANDATORY EVACUATION that was ordered? According to a recent newspaper article, approx 70% of the 9500 residents stayed put. BrigantineNOW reader; Johanne Milnes, sent us this email: Last year, everyone was warned. Brigantine Times spent TWO pages laughing at the evacuation order
Government FEMA: How to Prepare for a Hurricane Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly NJ Governor’s Office NJ Office of Emergency Management NJ Office of Emergency Management/Hurricane Survival Guide Links to County Emergency Management Offices Utilities JCP&L PSE&G