Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Community Emergency Response Team members are among the first line of defense in an emergency.
Tuesday, April 23
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes met with students of the latest Community Emergency Response Team on the final day of their course work and graduation ceremonies April 13 at the County’s Dempster Fire Training Academy in Lawrence. Each year, the county trains new volunteer CERT members through an intensive program designed to teach superlative communication skills as well as proficiency with a variety of emergency management and rescue equipment. In years past, CERT members have assisted County Emergency Management personnel and law enforcement officers with operations such as flood remediation and search/rescue missions. CERT volunteers proved invaluable during Hurricane Sandy, where they assisted in emergency operations for the …
Sunday, November 6, 2011
A review of the week's top stories.
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Molto Bene to Reopen in Cranbury Molto Bene is recovering from Hurricane Irene and reopening at a new location on Main Street in Cranbury. Click here to read more. Cranbury's CERT Team Keeping Kids Safe During Halloween To help kids stay safe while trick or treating, Cranbury’s Community Emergency Response Team handed out flashing buttons, patroled Main Street and served as a crossing guard at key intersections. Click here to read more. Route 130 South in Cranbury to be Resurfaced A four-mile stretch of Route 130 south in Cranbury will be resurfaced in Spring 2012, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Click here to read more. DiGirolamo Appeals Murder Conviction The man who pled guilty to killing his Hightstown …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Kids can pick up flashing buttons on Main Street starting around 5 p.m. tonight.
To help kids stay safe while trick or treating tonight, Cranbury’s Community Emergency Response Team will be handing out flashing buttons, patrolling Main Street and serving as a crossing guard at key intersections. Cranbury Township Police Lt. Frank Dillane said the CERT members will be stationed on Main Street between Cranbury Pizza and the firehouse starting at around 5 p.m. giving out flashing buttons to children. “They seem to really enjoy this and it becomes a safety [feature],” CERT team leader Frank Geraci said in an email. About six CERT members will be helping out for Halloween, Dillane said. The CERT members are trained to help out in different situations, Dillane said. To join the program, each of the 28 members had to attend …