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Hurricane Sandy

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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Sun November 4th, 2012, 3:26 am

Haven't heard from my sister in Philly.

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Post by Susan » Sun November 4th, 2012, 1:27 pm

[quote=""LoveHistory""]Haven't heard from my sister in Philly.[/quote]

I went to a wedding in downtown Philly last night. We had no trouble driving there from Central New Jersey and did not see any effects from the storm, but I am sure there are some effects including power outages in the Philadelphia area. We even got gas on the way home at nearly midnight, no lines then. Getting gas in New Jersey right now is quite difficult. There are fewer gas stations open due to power outages and some have run out of gas. Some counties (including mine) in New Jersey now have gas rationing: even number on license plates can get gas on even days, odd number on odd days. I do not have school Monday and Tuesday due to the lack of power in the school district where I teach.

Here's an article I found about power outages near Philadelphia: http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/c ... 7fa7c.html
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun November 4th, 2012, 2:10 pm

Whatever happened with the dangling crane in NYC? I tried to google it, but only found old stories.

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Post by Susan » Sun November 4th, 2012, 2:24 pm

[quote=""MLE""]Whatever happened with the dangling crane in NYC? I tried to google it, but only found old stories.[/quote]

Apparently it has been secured. With all the power outages, damage, and other problems, the local NYC news does not seem to be focusing on the crane problem.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-0 ... ation.html
http://online.wsj.com/article/APc3249b4 ... 0623f.html
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Post by Mythica » Mon November 5th, 2012, 3:20 pm

[quote=""Susan""]I went to a wedding in downtown Philly last night. We had no trouble driving there from Central New Jersey and did not see any effects from the storm, but I am sure there are some effects including power outages in the Philadelphia area. We even got gas on the way home at nearly midnight, no lines then. Getting gas in New Jersey right now is quite difficult. There are fewer gas stations open due to power outages and some have run out of gas. Some counties (including mine) in New Jersey now have gas rationing: even number on license plates can get gas on even days, odd number on odd days. I do not have school Monday and Tuesday due to the lack of power in the school district where I teach.

Here's an article I found about power outages near Philadelphia: http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/c ... 7fa7c.html[/quote]

Yeah, some of my friends and family members in the Philly/NJ area are still without power. I know how annoying that is but if that's the worst most people are dealing with, I'd say things are pretty good.

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