Water pressure restored to ‘many portions’ of Hoboken; boil advisory remains …

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Hoboken left flooded and without water after main rupture.

HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer says that a large water main break on the city’s border with Jersey City is causing issues throughout the city.The entire city of Hoboken, N.J., was left without water after the city’s primary water main ruptured Sunday morning and flooded the streets, Hoboken Police officials said. The terror attacks in Paris sparked a heated debate on the U.S. policy for taking in Syrian refugees — and the House on Thursday passed a bill to pause plans to bring in thousands fleeing the war-torn country over the next year. The company dispatched an emergency response team to investigate and discovered a break on a transmission line that takes water from Jersey City to Hoboken.

The lawmakers (242 Republicans and 47 Democrats) who pushed the bill argued that welcoming refugees comes with too much risk that terrorists will sneak across the borders. On Sunday evening, the city said that water had been restored to many residents, but that those in high-rises might still have no water or low water pressure. Officials say that some residents, especially those who live on the upper floors of residential buildings, may still have limited or no water pressure.

According to an Ellis Island Record obtained by the New York Times in 2009, Selim Hosni – Seinfeld’s maternal grandfather – arrived in 1909 from Aleppo, Syria, aboard the S.S. But even with restored service, the company had issued a boil-water advisory for all of the city. “It’s important that residents boil their water for any consumptive purpose for one minute or longer,” Mr.

Life in Hoboken on what should have been a lazy Sunday proved suddenly challenging, as residents hauled home cases of water, but couldn’t do anything about other some basic necessities of life. Jobs would meet his mother and biological sister later in life, but never formally met his father, according to the “Steve Jobs” biography by Walter Isaacson. Many restaurants were closed, with signs posted on doors about the lack of water. “We are temporarily closed due to plumbing issues,” read a sign on the door of a Starbucks. Businesses like Jack’s Cabin near Jackson Street and Patterson Avenue found themselves surrounded by several inches of water, WLNY TV 10/55’s Valerie Castro reported. “When I pulled up the water was literally almost to the restaurant, I freaked out thinking it probably got in the restaurant,” owner Abigail Blackwell said. “We’ve got some bottled water to drink, but we’ve probably got one flush left in the toilet, and after that I’m not sure what we’re going to do,” he said. (TM and © Copyright 2015 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. The actor most famous for winning the Academy Award for best actor for his role as Antonio Salieri in the 1984 film “Amadeus” has a father who emigrated from Syria during the 1920s.

Brandon Saad is a 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, Pa., who plays left wing for the Columbus Blue Jackets and played for the 2013 and 2015 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. In a story published by the United Arab Emirates government-owned newspaper “The National,” Brandon spoke about his father’s relationship with relatives back in Syria. Pat Goldstein, 63, a social worker, said she and her husband had realized there was no water that morning. “You don’t realize how dependent you are until you don’t have it,” she said.

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