Rosetta Key is a News Anchor and Reporter for Townsquare Media's Ocean/Monmouth County Bureau. She's covered news in New Jersey for over 15 years and is the winner of the 2007 and 2008 New Jersey Associated Press Broadcaster's Association Award for Best News Series.
Pinelands Regional Host 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat
On October 29th, 2012 Superstorm Sandy carved a path along the northeast coastline leaving a path a destruction and homeless residents in its wake. The storm also derailed Halloween for children through out much of the state because trick-or-treating was considered too dangerous in debris-littered communities still under a State of Emergency...
Rejected Pavilion Bond
Belmar residents strike down a referendum asking them to borrow $7 million dollars to build two controversial boardwalk pavilions. According to unofficial numbers, voters rejected the ballot question 1,041 to 756 Tuesday night during a special election held at the borough hall...
Boot Camp for Business Success
Improving the economic base of disaster-impacted communities is one of the major stages of the disaster recovery process. As a result, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has given grants to organizations, like the Women's Center For Entrepreneurship Corporation (WCEC), to help develop and nurture small businesses and its owners...
JCP&L Offers Critical Care List
Did you know, Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) keeps a critical care list of customers? Utility Spokesman Ron Morano says the list identifies customers who are most vulnerable in the event of a power outage. "Yeah, Jersey Central Power And Light customers who use electrically operated life support equipment and customers who depend on private well water for their homes need to regis
Damaged Non Profit Draws Gov’s Attention
A Monmouth County charity that rebounded from Superstorm Sandy without government funding gets the attention of Governor Chris Christie. During his visit to Ocean Grove last week, the Governor also stopped by Mary's Place By The Sea. The nonprofit provides a few days of retreat for female cancer patients for free but in its third year, the four-bed facility in Ocean Grove was damaged by the Sandy
Outage Reporting Tools
Jersey Central Power and Light has taken to social media to help keep the lines of communication open with its customers. Trisha Ingram, who works with website and social media development in the utility's Communications Department, said the tools were developed after a customer listening campaign and several focus groups following some extended storm outages. Ingram said making a very accessible
Steel Wall Construction to Begin
Construction of a four-mile long steel wall that runs from Mantoloking to Brick is expected to begin in July. Springfield-based EIC Associates was awarded the contract to build the 45-foot tall storm protection storm-protection barrier at a cost of $23...
‘Get to Work’ on Restoration [AUDIO]
With the exception of the removal of underwater debris, boats, vehicles and amusement rides, the majority of post-Sandy mitigation work has been concentrated on what we can see. But an environmental group wants some of the attention focused on what we can't see.
Hometown Heroes Loses Everything to TR Fire
An organization that has helped Sandy victims and people in crisis situations for over five years, now finds themselves in a crisis. Hometown Heroes was one of the tenants of the building that went up in flames at 27 Washington Street in downtown Toms River overnight... Read More ...
Answers Sought on Sandy Aid [AUDIO]
A bipartisan delegation of New Jersey's representatives in Washington got answers about Superstorm Sandy recovery money after meeting with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on Thursday.