GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS APRIL AS NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH

New Jersey will be celebrating April as National Minority Health Month. Governor Christie signed a proclamation to recognize April as Minority Health Month in New Jersey, with participation by local hospitals, health departments and community groups. Nearly 150 free activities will be held around the state including immunization clinics, exercise programs, screenings for breast cancer, blood pressure and…

COAST GUARD MAKES RESCUE OFF OF OCEAN CITY

The Coast Guard medevaced a 42-year-old man from a fishing vessel approximately 60 miles southeast of Ocean City Saturday.  Personnel aboard the fishing vessel Atlantic Warrior contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday, reporting a man aboard was experiencing pain and required medical assistance.  Watchstanders dispatched a crew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter…

HURRICANE SANDY ASSISTANCE DEADLINE EXTENDED

Those in need of federal assistance following Hurricane Sandy have gotten another extension. FEMA and the Small Business Administration will be accepting applications until May 1. To get more information on what benefits are available, visit www.disasterassistance.gov. FEMA and the SBA can help out home owners, renters, and business owners who were impacted due to…