Hoboken: What do you REALLY need to know about the six…

first_imgMembers of the Anthony Romano campaign walk up Washington Street in #Hoboken on Thursday evening. ×Members of the Anthony Romano campaign walk up Washington Street in #Hoboken on Thursday evening. HOBOKEN — Are you having trouble distinguishing among the six people running for mayor in the November election? What aren’t they telling you in their glossy campaign literature?Now that the candidates officially filed to run earlier this month, we’ve got a complete rundown of their stances and some of their past actions — the good, the controversial, and more.Why are some of the candidates only criticizing Mayor Dawn Zimmer now, when they were in office for several years and never have before? What are their proudest accomplishments? What have they dealt with legally in the past? What should they do more of?Pick up the new edition on your stoop over the weekend or come back here on Sunday.last_img

MORE HOMES PLUNGED INTO DARKNESS AS STORM TAKES GRIP

first_imgPowercuts have spread across Donegal this evening with hundreds of more homes without electricity.Homes in Ramelton and Milford had been without power.It followed an Orange Warning from Met Eireann where forecasters warned of wind gusts of up to 130km/hr. But now power outages have occurred in many other places including Glenswilly, Letterkenny, Keadue, Burtonport, Arranmore Island and Fanad.The ESB emergency telephone line has crashed because of the volume of calls.The ESB said more than 2,500 homes are without power – and they had hoped to restore most services by 9pm.However it now looks increasingly unlikely that power will be restored to many of the areas affected until after midnight. Met Eireann have said the North West of the country will be the worst hit with major gusts of wind overnight.People are being warned to take care if out and about this evening.There are no reports yet of any injuries although there are some trees down on the outskirts of Letterkenny.There are also some reports of flooding.AA Roadwatch is warning motorists to be careful of flooding on the N56 at Creeslough. MORE HOMES PLUNGED INTO DARKNESS AS STORM TAKES GRIP was last modified: November 3rd, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalESB power outagesstormlast_img read more