• {UPDATED Wednesday PM} Hurricane Sandy Hits Hoboken: Storm Pics from Instagram

    Greg Sheehan: First and Jackson Wednesday AM

    UPDATED Photos 10am 10/31/12: Readers have sent a variety of storm pics in so that I can post (to send a pic, email it to hobokengirlblog@gmail.com). I’ll be updating as I receive more.

    From City Hall at 10am 10/31/12:

    • - We need donations of bottled water and non-perishable food. Please bring to Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington St.
    • - 200,000 people are currently trapped in their apartments in Hoboken.
    • - National Guard is here. Please call out the window to them if you need help – DO NOT go outside. They are rescuing those with medical emergencies and those with no food/water first.  Go to the lowest floor – but again, do not go outside.
    • - All parking enforcement is suspended on Wednesday.
    • - According to United Water, the drinking water is safe to drink.
    • - Flood waters are a mix of sewage and rain water and pose a health hazard.
    • - The City is asking the National Guard for as many pumps as possible to assist residents in pumping out their homes.
    • - Volunteers can assist with a community cleanup of three parks: Stevens Park, Elysian Park, and Church Square Park. Please arrive at 10:00am at the corresponding park.
    • - Volunteers can also assist with other efforts by going to City Hall at any time.
    • - The curfew has been lifted and driving is permitted. Drivers must exercise extreme caution since most traffic signals are not functioning.

    For live updates, follow HG on Twitter: @HobokenGirlBlog and City Hall of Hoboken on Twitter: @CityofHoboken

    Any PSE&G power updates found here: http://www.pseg.com/info/media/news.jsp

      For live updates follow me on Twitter: www.twitter.com/hobokengirlblog and Facebook: www.facebook.com/hobokengirlblog.

    Email your Instagram photos to hobokengirlblog@gmail.com with your name and I’ll post and credit you. Please be safe!

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    Jen is the editor, founder, and main blogger behind HobokenGirl.com. When she moved to Hoboken several years ago, Jen found that there wasn't much out there for 50% of the population: women. Now she's on a mission to bring the best of the best lifestyle topics and anything else girly, Hoboken-centric, or Jerseylicious that you need to know. When not blogging, taking photos {www.JenniferCasson.com}, or working her {9-5} job, you can usually find Jen hanging with her fiancé and her French Bulldog Pierre, probably ordering takeout while watching some really bad reality TV and/or Law & Order SVU on Netflix.


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