Category: Recent Incidents

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Gas Leak uptown

12/29/2008: “Heavy odor of gas” reported at 1405 Clinton Street – third floor. Despite having Mission Burrito yesterday – I swear I have nothing to do with it! Fire Department is on scene now,...

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Idiot driver on Light Rail tracks

12/26/2008: Moron mistakes railroad tracks for road Currently, there is a dopey driver who is stuck on the light rail tracks downtown. This buffoon should have asked for better eyesight or a vat of...

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Another water main busted up

12/26/2008: Yesterday we had a small water main break by 8th and Jefferson – today, another leaky pipe on 7th and Washington by the Dunkin’ Donuts. Workers suspected it to be just an 8-inch...

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Hoboken still crumbling…

12/24/2008: Possible sinkhole (not the budget) I just heard a report of “the street caving in” just south of the intersection at 10th and Jefferson Streets. The cop responding didn’t seem to make a...

Water Main Break: Adams Street

Water Main Break: Adams Street

12/22/2008: As frustration in Hoboken rises – the aging infrastructure crumbles (maybe the resident’s stress is causing the damage? haha) Anyway – Adams Street between 5th and 6th was closed earlier as United Water...

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Something awry at Stevens Institute

12/15/2008 Update/Correction: The headline was correct, but my speculations were off base. I received the following statement from Stevens Police today: Contractor perishes at Stevens “The Stevens Police received a call at 0716 hours...

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Bicyclist hits pedestrian!

11/29/2008: About five minutes in the past (overheard on the Hoboken411 Live Police and Fire Action Channel): We all already know that pedestrians and motor vehicles mix like oil and vinegar – but what...