Entries by Mitch Lortz

Homeless can Now Receive Dangerous Weather Alert Texts in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County has launched a alert system specifically aimed at the vulnerable unsheltered homeless population, which would let those with a mobile device know when the weather is taking a potentially dangerous turn. “Normally when we send out mass alerts, we tailor it to a neighborhood or region or wherever it is going to […]

Long-Running Program Gives Teens an Inside Look at Law Enforcement

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The East Brunswick Police Department is hosting its 12th Annual Junior Police Academy as of June 26, 2017, a program which is aimed at giving township teens an opportunity to learn what a law enforcement career has to offer and what it’s like to be a police officer while fostering teamwork, […]

Train Leak Prompts Emergency Alert

SAUGERTIES–An “shelter in place” alert was issued late Tuesday afternoon via Nixle after a CSX train was determined to be leaking hydrochloric acid at the rail crossing on Malden Turnpike, according to authorities. Photo provided by Saugerties police. The alert advised people in the vicinity to stay indoors and close windows while officials worked to […]