92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: September 11
Observances in memory of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks continue this evening in Middletown and Brick Township. This morning’s commemorations drew Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno to Toms River, Atlantic Highlands and Old Bridge. Her gubernatorial election opponent, Phil Murphy, attended Jersey City’s ceremony. The remains of most of New Jersey’s 749 victims were never identified.
Irma is downsized to a tropical storm, still packing winds up to 90 miles per hour, and bringing record floods to Jacksonville on its way north. All 42,000 residents of Hilton Head Island in South Carolina have already been evacuated.
Here at the Jersey Shore, Irma’s remnants bring midweek rain and winds. Townsquare Meteorologist Dan Zarrow describes the likely scenario on our web and Facebook pages.
The National Flood Insurance Program expires at the end of September. George Kasimos of Seaside Park, founder of Stop FEMA Now, brings experts to Washington Tuesday and Wednesday to draw recommendations for improvements in the next version. He’ll stream the conferences via Facebook Live.
Rowdiness at Saturday’s Brick Township-Brick Memorial football game undergoes scrutiny by school district officials. Acting Superintendent Dennis Filippone characterizes the melee as the work of a small group, and says that discipline will be meted out accordingly.
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