Nochimson In PATH Train Scare

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One of the giant escalators at the Exchange Place PATH station abruptly switched into reverse during this morning’s commute. Five people were hurt, but Town Council member Michael Nochimson escaped injury by jumping up onto the barrier between the escalators. You can see him in the upper right hand corner of the video below, which was sent to the New York Post by another commuter.

“It was slipping and pickup up speed,” says Nochimson, who has commuted to Manhattan via Exchange Place for 15 years. “I was the first one to jump on the edge.”

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]

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