You're sitting in a meeting, and you get a buzz on your cell phone. You take a look, and then announce to your colleagues, "We just had an earthquake." You hit the link, and YOU are the newscaster, everyone gathered around to hear what you know.

The Townsquare News Network and New Jersey 101.5 is offering you the chance to be the first to know. Text "NEWS" to 89000, and you'll be registered for breaking news and weather alerts, sent direct to your phone. (standard text messaging rates may apply)

As you start planning for tomorrow, we'll send you Alan Kasper's commuter weather for the next day.

It's just another way we keeping you up to date with life in the Great Garden State.