July 2007
People;July2007 Real Weddings, Vol. 68, p67
This article looks at the wedding of Keisha Jackson and Jonathan Dernman. The wedding was one day away when a massive storm blew in and flooded part of the town of Bound Brook, New Jersey, forcing the bride and her children to evacuate their home with just the clothes on their backs. They escaped to a church where the pastor overheard the bride and groom talking about their lost wedding and he married them on the spot.


Related Articles

  • Under one Dome. Gijsenbergs, Johan // Planetarian;Mar2012, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p41 

    The article offers an update on the Rangsit and Saraburi Planetariums in Thailand. It notes the closure of the planetariums for two-months as a result of incoming water from the monsoon flood that hit 23 provinces in Thailand in 2011. The article also mentions that the Rangsit Science Center was...

  • Bowness.  // Alberta Views;Sep2014, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p12 

    The article offers information on the Bowness Historical Society with volunteers that help organizing myriad events in Canada. It mentions that the Bowness Community Association (BCA) focuses on setting community centre, following the food evacuation order. It mentions that BCA supported...

  • Mercy Medical Center. Madsen, Jana J. // Buildings;Nov2008, Vol. 102 Issue 11, p42 

    The article focuses on the disaster preparation and recovery efforts of professionals at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, during a flood in the downtown area in early June 2008. On the morning of June 12, the day before the Cedar River crested, Bob Olberding, director of plant...

  • Flood... What Would YOU Do? DiGiulio, Laura M. // Executive Housekeeping Today;Jul2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p14 

    The article focuses on the disaster management practices specifically on the recovery from severe flood in the U.S. The housekeeping or facilities manager must assure that all its employees must know their obligation in an emergency evacuation. Facilities must immediately implement a post-flood...

  • Louisville Main Library Hit by Flood.  // Library Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 134 Issue 14, p11 

    The article discusses the Louisville Free Public Library in Louisville, Kentucky. On August 4, 2009 there was a flash flood beginning at 8:15 in the morning following 7 inches of rain being deposited over a span of little more than 1 hour. The Main Library of the Louisville Free Public Library...

  • An Avalanche of Rain.  // Time;Jan1965, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p28 

    The article focuses on the series of storms that hit the western states of U.S. including Oregon, California and Washington. It mentions that a spreading flood from the Willamette River in Oregon has forced evacuation of Salem's Memorial Hospital. Highway crews worked so fast to clear the way...

  • Europlacer Responds to BAE Systems' Call for Help. Round, Chris // SMT: Surface Mount Technology;Jan2013, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p64 

    A strong partnership proved its value after the Susquehanna River floods BAE Systems' Johnson City facility in 2011. Chris Round tells the story of how two companies worked together to overcome a devastating situation.

  • Population evacuation: evaluating spatial distribution of flood shelters and vulnerable residential units in Dhaka with geographic information systems. Masuya, Akiko; Dewan, Ashraf; Corner, Robert // Natural Hazards;Sep2015, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p1859 

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the spatial distribution of flood shelters in relation to flood hazards in a resource-poor country. Flood hazard estimates were developed from multi-temporal flood-affected frequency and floodwater depth maps. It is intended that the results could...

  • From advocacy to emergency. Matessino, John // Modern Healthcare;9/19/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 38, p34 

    Focuses on the contributions of the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) to hospital evacuations in the state in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Efforts to provide hospital supplies; Health facilities flooded by the storm; Use of the Web site of the association to help locate patients...


Read the Article

Other Topics