Water emergency to be repaired by July 4th
Gov. Chris Chrisite boarding a State Police helicopter on his way to address a power outage in Atlantic County after addressing the press in Monmouth County about the current water crisis. Photo by Art Gallagher
Oceanport, NJ- Governor Chris Christie implored Monmouth County residents to conserve water and to express their patriotism by not shooting off private fireworks for the duration of the water crisis caused by the major infrastructure failure at New Jersey American Water Company’s Swimming River water treatment plant. Addressing the press at the Wolf Hill Recreation area in Oceanport, Christie said “if a lot of things go perfectly” the water crisis will be over by the July 4th holiday.
Christie announced that residents of twenty two towns should boil their water before drinking or cooking. Those towns are :
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Posted: June 30th, 2012 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Chris Smith, Emergency Management, Joe Irace, Joe Kyrillos, Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County, Monmouth Park, New Jersey American Water, NJAWC | Tags: Alabama, Chris Christe, Helicopter, Monmouth County, Monmouth Park Grand Stand, New Jersey American Water Company, NJAWC, Oceanport, water emergency, water pipes trucked from Alabama | 3 Comments »
After trailing Rick Santorum in the vote tally most of the night, Mitt Romney eked out a 1 % victory over Santorum in the Ohio GOP presidential primary last night.
In addition to Ohio, Romney won primaries in his home state of Massachusetts, Virginia where only Ron Paul was his only opponent, Alaska, Idaho and Vermont.
Santorum won in Tennessee, Oklahoma, and North Dakota. Newt Gingrich won in Georgia, the state he represented in Congress.
In the race for 1,144 delegates needed to secure the GOP presidential nomination, Romney leads with 415. Santorum has 176, Gingrich 105 and Paul 47.
The nominating March Madness now heads to Kansas where 40 delegates will be selected in a caucus on March 10, followed by primaries in Alabama (50 delegates) and Mississippi (40 delegates) and the Hawaii caucus (20 delegates) on the 13th. Missouri selects 52 delegates via caucus on March 17. The Puerto Rico primary (23 delegates) is on the 18th, Ilinois (69 delegates) in the 20th and Louisiana (46 delegates) on the 24th.
Posted: March 7th, 2012 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2012 Presidential Politics | Tags: 1144, 144, 144 delegates, Alabama, Alaska, delegates, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Ilinois, Kansas, Louisiana, March Madness, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, Super Tuesday, Tenessee, Vermont, Virginia | 1 Comment »