New Jersey’s State Of Emergency Rescinded

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Acting Governor and Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney rescinded New Jersey’s state of emergency Monday night and said state offices will reopen at their regular time Tuesday morning.

Sweeney thanked State Police, the Office of Emergency Management, Department of Transportation and local public works and public safety departments statewide for their response to the blizzard.

“I thank the residents of New Jersey whose lives have been turned upside down for the past two days for their patience,” Sweeney said.

Sweeney is the acting governor of the Garden State while both Gov. Chris Christie and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno are away on vacation.

“While this storm hit us much worse than anticipated, the cleanup is well underway,” Sweeney said.

Sweeney said it would still be “several days” before the state had things “totally cleaned up.”

  • paul

    What’s up with these tow truck companies aren’t they suppose to not charge for towing your cars?? Please someone let me know!

  • camgrath

    We are in North Howell NJ and our street is still not plowed. The whole neighborhood is stranded and it is 10am and we can’t get to work!

    • Sue

      Call the town 732-938-4500 public works
      they finally plowed one way down my street in Howell @ 8am this morning.
      that still left 15 feet of the street with 2 feet of snow on it.

  • Concerned tenant

    My apartment management company hasn’t shoveled us out yet, i’m in hackensack nj corner of prospect and passaic the parking lot has a mound of snow where the cars should be parked

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