OEM Officials Meet With DPW, Chaveirim, LCSW, Hatzolah And Askonim Ahead Of Storm

oem meetingPHOTOS of the meeting concluded a short time ago between OEM (Office of Emergency Management) Officials and several community groups and Askonim to discuss emergency services ahead of the impending blizzard. After the last massive storm demobilized Lakewood, Officials have gathered to ‘get ahead of the game’ by discussing communication and other vital issues, to get through the storm and the cleanup process as quickly as possible. In attendance were: Police Chief Rob Lawson, Traffic and Safety Sergeant Frank Work, Deputy Chief Chuck Smith, Captain Greg Miick, Dept Public Works head John Franklin, Reb Yisroel Schenkolewski, R’ Meir Lichtenstien, Reb Menashe Miller, LCSW Director Aaron Kugielsy, Police Chaplain R’ Moshe Dovid Ehrman, OEM Coordinator Kenny Dix, Hatzolah Coordinator Dov Dembitzer, Moshe Heineman, Chaveirim Shabbos Hosting Program Director R’ Yehuda Tzvi Rotberg and LCSW Coordinator Avi Lieber.

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  1. a mentch tracht und gut lacht its easy ti sit and plan ..but when the storm hits all are immobilized yet with one sunny day all gets melted away..

  2. WOW!!! That’s a lot of people with a lot of time on their hands on a Friday morning. Have a great shabbos everyone. And keep in mind, hadlakah 5:03

  3. Lakewood EMS, first aid and Fire won’t be needed, so everyone that should be working you can stay home your services are apparently not needed. Sleep well. Again excluding important part of services for the town, wasn’t there a meeting on January 1 and the importance of communication was stressed. Well I guess that was only to last for a day.

  4. Just curious as to why was Moishe Heinneman there?….. I mean I know why HE was there, but why was he asked to be there? No ax to grind – just curious.

  5. Moshe Heineman was probably there because he is a part of the LCSW which stands for Lakewood Civilian Snow Watch. That’s the only reason why most of Lakewood was plowed so nicely.

  6. EMS and Fire are a very big part of our town, but I don’t think they plan on having 20 Volunteers on the road ready to push people that are stuck in snow. Thats prob why they wernt asked to be at the meeting.

  7. To # 15 So Hatzolah (which is an EMS serves) was going to push people out of the snow? WOW..I know EMS/fire were digging people out of snow to get them to the hospital. Interesting….

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