Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Cory Booker Warns Newark: Be Prepared for Outages

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is warning city residents not to underestimate the impact of the major winter storm that’s already edging into the area.

Light freezing rain was falling on New Jersey’s largest city by Friday afternoon. But Booker said not to be lulled into complacency since the heavy snow accumulation is expected to happen overnight. He says forecasters have said Newark could see more than a foot of snow by Saturday morning.

The mayor also urged residents to make contingency plans because of the likelihood of widespread power outages. He compared the coming storm to a late October 2011 storm that dumped heavy snow and felled trees and power lines, causing major outages.

Booker told residents to prepare for the storm as if they were preparing for Superstorm Sandy.



Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!