FEDERAL AID MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL COUNTIES

Governor Chris Christie announced that the federal government has approved New Jersey’s request for disaster assistance for New Jerseyans impacted by Hurricane Irene in all 21 counties. Individual and public assistance were approved for Burlington, Hudson, Ocean and Union counties, and individual assistance was approved for Mercer county, following the public assistance eligibility granted yesterday.…

WILDWOOD MAN’S SAFETY CONFIRM BY COAST GUARD

The Coast Guard confirmed a 23-year-old man aboard a 30-foot boat is safe Saturday. Falcon Riley was unreported after Hurricane Irene passed through the area. Coast Guard watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia confirmed Riley was seen in Wildwood, N.J., Tuesday after telling a local store owner he was departing for Cape Cod, Mass.,…

COAST GUARD SEARCHING FOR MAN OFF CAPE MAY COAST

The Coast Guard attempted to establish communications over VHF-FM radio with a 23-year-old man aboard a 30-foot sailboat here Thursday. Unreported is Falcon A. Riley. Riley’s parents contacted the Coast Guard a 5:25 p.m., via e-mail, reporting Riley was last seen Aug 25., in Cape May and has not been in contact since Hurricane Irene passed through the area. The…