By Max Pizarro | October 31st, 2012 - 1:29pm
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You’re better off sitting tight at home, said Jersey City Mayor Jerry Healy.

People driving around are contributing to traffic jams and lengthening the period of time it takes for PSE&G to do its job.

“70 percent of the city is without power,” Healy told PolitickerNJ.com. “It’s a big issue.”

The mayor said PSE&G estimates it will take four or five days to restore power to the Hudson County stronghold.

“Stay off the roads unless it’s an emergency,” said Healy. “People are driving all over looking for food and looking for gas. There’s no gasoline. Even stations with gas don’t have the power to pump it. You’re going to run out of gas driving around looking for gas.

“Stay off the roads,” the mayor urged.

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Quote of the day

"This is my first Mark Smith event. There have been a lot of changes in Hudson County over the last year and a half, and the most important change that has happened is that there really is unity. For the first time, we really are working together. Despite political differences. Mark and I have worked very hard to repair that. I'm really happy to be here in support of him, because I recognize that when you work together, politics becomes secondary and you really have time to focus on government, which is the most important thing." - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

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