Friday, November 16, 2012
Mayor issues Code Red message about storm
Over the last two weeks, Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider has been keeping city residents up to date on the recovery process for Hurricane Sandy through the Code Red alert message system On Thursday night, Mayor Schneider decided to give his thoughts on the hurricane, the evacuation process and had high praise for the city's emergency officials. Here is Mayor Schneider's message to Long Branch residents on Thursday night: Mandatory evacuation didn’t mean everyone had to leave. Saturday October 27, two days before Sandy struck, a meeting of emergency services management was held at city hall. Evacuation orders had been issued for everyone east of Ocean Boulevard, and North Long Branch from essentially from Avenel Avenue to Monmouth Beach…
Monday, January 30, 2012
The borough is making efforts to promote its emergency notification system.
Monday, January 30, 2012
A message from the Borough of Tinton Falls: Beginning Jan. 30 there will be a week-long effort by Tinton Falls to promote its borough-wide Code Red Emergency Notification System. Mayor Michael Skudera set the tone by reading a proclamation dedicating the week as he was joined by police and emergency management personnel. "I encourage all residents to enroll in our Code Red system so they can be informed and kept up to date during emergency situations” said Mayor Skudera. The Code Red system sends high speed notifications to residents such as severe weather alerts to both landline and mobile phones. The system is fast and has the capability to quickly reach the borough’s residents and business. If a person does not answer the phone, Code …
Friday, August 26, 2011
The emergency warning system alerted residents on Friday night of the potential strength of the pending storm and offered advice on how to to safe.
The Eatontown Police issued a CODE RED alert at approximately 8 p.m. on Friday warning residents of the pending storm and advising them to stay off the roads and remain indoors. The message informed residents that Hurricane Irene is expected to impact Monmouth County from late Saturday through late Sunday night and would bring with it winds between 65 and 80 mph and approximately 6 to 12 inches of rain. While there is no mandatory evacuation set for Eatontown residents, the message said that there would be a CODE RED issued if there was any change to that status. The police expect the storm to bring down trees and wires, which could lead to power outages as a result. Police urge residents to stay away from any downed wires and to contact …