Hey! I've just met you. And this is crazy…

But here’s the U.S military dancing and singing. So smile, maybe? Sometimes, the best part of your day is getting caught in an internet tornado that whisks you away from being productive. The back story of how this video came to be is located here. Many thanks to our military for using their lunch break…… Continue reading Hey! I've just met you. And this is crazy…

Cooking Leading Cause of Home Fires – Enjoy a SAFE Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about food and family – turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and family time. However, preparing holiday goodies can lead to disaster – the kitchen is the setting of more fires than any other room in the house, and cooking is the leading cause of fires in the home. The American Red…… Continue reading Cooking Leading Cause of Home Fires – Enjoy a SAFE Thanksgiving

American Red Cross to Help Provide Thanksgiving Meals to Sandy-Hit Residents

As people in New Jersey and New York continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy, the American Red Cross will be handing out thousands of boxes of food before Thanksgiving and also providing about 35,000 hot Thanksgiving meals to people in need.   “As families across America sit down to share a Thanksgiving meal, it’s important to…… Continue reading American Red Cross to Help Provide Thanksgiving Meals to Sandy-Hit Residents

Travel Safely During Thanksgiving Holiday

The American Red Cross has travel tips holiday travelers can follow to arrive safely at their destination. ON THE ROAD Most holiday travelers get to where they are going by car. To arrive safely, the Red Cross recommends these safety steps for travelers who will drive to visit their loved ones this Thanksgiving: Make sure the…… Continue reading Travel Safely During Thanksgiving Holiday

A Sad But Sweet Homecoming

Pam Magee speaking with Disaster Services Mental Health Worker, Elizabeth Kampf outside her Jersey Shore home.  Today, for many residents of Seaside Heights, Ortley Beach, and Lavallette, New Jersey was the first day they were able to return to their homes after Superstorm Sandy devastated the shore, demolishing boardwalks, flooding homes, and causing millions in…… Continue reading A Sad But Sweet Homecoming

Stranded Family Finds Safety at Red Cross Shelter

written by Jane Bowden The Dinunzio Family feared for their lives when Superstorm Sandy brought a tidal surge to their Seaside Heights, N.J., home last Monday. Things started to go wrong when they decided to remain in their home during the storm. On the night of October 29, Jan Dinunzio looked out the window into…… Continue reading Stranded Family Finds Safety at Red Cross Shelter