West Orange Town Curfew Called; Gasoline Shortage Grows
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 • 5:22pm
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Here is the text for the town curfew, which is being imposed in West Orange for the safety of its residents, beginning tonight from 6 pm to 6 am. The curfew will remain in effect until further notice.
http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/744. If you have trouble pulling up the link, we are attaching the text of pages one and two as photos. Double click on the photo to get the full image.
Mayor Parisi made the following comment: "The curfew ... is not an attack on anyone's liberties but an attempt to provide our emergency personnel with another level of authority to provide everyone's safety. With no power, no lights on in homes and no street lights, neighborhoods are extremely, extremely dark and combined with storm debris and LIVE wires on the ground, there exists a significant risk of harm. We believe it
Also, residents are reporting difficulties in getting gas for their vehicles and generators. The Linden refinery is under water. Gas stations without power have gas but cannot pump it. Gas stations with power are running out of gas. The Alternative Press will provide updates as they are received.