The state’s authority on weather is prepared to crown it New Jersey’s harshest on record.
In addition to the two men killed when a tree fell on them in Teaneck on Saturday, two men died in their homes in Middlesex County over the weekend: One, in Carteret, died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator while the other died as he tried to pump out his flooded basement, officials said.
About 70,000 Public Service Electric & Gas customers remained without power late tonight, about two thirds of them in Bergen County. (as of 10 pm Monday)
PSE&G said most of its customers should have their power back by Wednesday, but some might be without power until Thursday.
Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency for New Jersey, and weather-weary towns were calculating millions of dollars of damage.
While playing with my friend’s teacup puppy, I threw a treat down the street so the little guy could go fetch it. He is about to grab the treat in his tiny jaw when a pickup truck rolls out of its driveway and squishes him under its wheel.
Inauspicious start to the day. Feeling like dream-karma transfers over.