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BREAKING NEWS: Drowning Victim Found

The body of 21-year-old Georgie Pena was found Tuesday morning. Kearny Police officers found the body at 7:30 a.m. on the east side of the river behind Pathmark in Kearny. The body was taken to the medical examiner’s office and was identified as Pena.

BREAKING NEWS: FEMA Disaster Notices/ How to Apply for Help

FEMA

FEMA has released information today about how to apply for financial aid for damages occurred during Hurricane Irene. Click the link below for the complete listing. Link below will open a PDF file and take you to another page.

Disaster Assistance Forms

BREAKING NEWS: Flood Recovery Center

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened one flood recovery center in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties to serve those affected by Hurricane Irene’s flooding.

The Hudson County recovery center is located at The Resource Center (library), 1379 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, second floor.

FEMA encourages applicants to first register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA or go online to www.fema.gov. Bring your registration number, a photo I.D. and detailed list of flood damage when visiting recovery center.

BREAKING NEWS: FEMA Disaster Notices/ How to Apply for Help

FEMA

FEMA

FEMA has released information today about how to apply for financial aid for damages occurred during Hurricane Irene. Click the link below for the complete listing. Link below will open a PDF file and take you to another page.

Disaster Assistance Forms

BREAKING NEWS: Flood Recovery Center

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened one flood recovery center in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties to serve those affected by Hurricane Irene’s flooding.

The Hudson County recovery center is located at The Resource Center (library), 1379 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, second floor.

FEMA encourages applicants to first register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA or go online to www.fema.gov.  Bring your registration number, a photo I.D. and detailed list of  flood damage when visiting recovery center.

BREAKING NEWS: FEMA Disaster Notices/ How to Apply for Help

 

FEMA has released information today about how to apply for financial aid for damages occurred during Hurricane Irene. Click the link below for the complete listing. Link below will open a PDF file and take you to another page.

Disaster Assistance Forms

 

 

 

BREAKING NEWS: Flood Recovery Centers

The Federal Emeregency Management Agency has opened one flood recovery center in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties to serve those affected by Hurricane Irene’s flooding.

The Hudson County recovery center is located at The Resource Center (library), 1379 Paterson Plank Road, Seacaucus, second floor.

FEMA encourages applicants to first register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA or go online to www.fema.gov.  Bring your regisatration number, a photo I.D. and detailed list of  flood damage when visiting recovery center.

Breaking News: FEMA aid now available in Hudson

Federal disaster assistance is now available in all 21 New Jersey counties that suffered damages during Hurricane Irene.

Initially, Hudson County was not on the list, but that has been amended following new damage assessments requested by the state, and conducted by local officials, representatives of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

“Residents who may be eligible for individual assistance grants should register with FEMA as soon as possible,” said William L. Vogel, FEMA’s federal coordinating officer in New Jersey.

To register for assistance, flood survivors should call FEMA’s toll-free number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY/TDD 1-800-462-7585 for people with speech and hearing disabilities (for relay service, call 711 or 1-800-852-7897) between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., seven days a week. Multi-lingual operators are available to answer calls during this time. Residents may also register online anytime at www.disasterassistance.gov.

Breaking News: Date Change: Food Stamp Applications

The Lyndhurst Health Department will offer emergency assistance with Food Stamp Applications on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Sept. 7, 8, and 9. A representative from Bergen County Board of Social Services will offer individual support with completing the food stamp applications. For further information about Bergen County Social Services, please call 201-368-4200.

BREAKING NEWS: Robbery on River Road, Nutley

Police were dispatched to the Regency Apartments on River Road in Nutley at 10:40 p.m. Thursday, July 7, in response to a robbery.

The victim, a West Orange woman visiting her mother, told officers that as she was exiting her car in the parking lot, she was approached by a black male, approximately 5’8” to 5’ 9” and of average build, short hair or shaved, wearing a white t-shirt, cargo pants and white sneakers.

She said the man pointed both hands at her, making a gun gesture, as he demanded two bags she was carrying. He then ripped her purse from her and fled south on River Road.

Police are hunting for the mugger.