PATH, NJ Transit shutdown noon Saturday, Bars and Cars to go in lock down in Hoboken Saturday night!
City of Hoboken announces:
BARS MUST CLOSE & DRIVING PROHIBITED AFTER 8PM ON SATURDAY
Police Chief Falco is ordering that licensed alcohol establishments in Hoboken stop serving alcohol by 8pm on Saturday, August 27. Driving of personal vehicles, including taxis will also be prohibited after 8pm. All PATH and NJ Transit rail service will be terminated at noon on Saturday.
Residents are reminded to evacuate Hoboken as soon as possible and not underestimate Hurricane Irene. Flooding can be very widespread and severe. The City has declared a state of emergency.
For those who are unable to leave, a shelter will be available at the Wallace School at 1100 Willow Avenue of 9am on Saturday. Residents should bring blankets, pillows and sleeping bags. Designated bus pickup locations will be at 3rd and Jackson, 1st and Bloomfield, 5th and Willow, and 12th and Hudson. Buses will pick up residents at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm and transport them to the Wallace School.
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