New Jersey: ‘Mystery booms’ are back!

New Jersey: ‘Mystery booms’ are back!
It SEEMS like such a nice place... (Image via bridgecreekcottage.com)

[Ed. – LU has been following this trend for some time now.  We, personally, think it’s a sign of the Apocalypse.  See here, here, and here for earlier Boom reports.  Also, notably, right around the turn of the year, or at least in deep winter.]

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Friday night was far from the first nervous one for residents of Fair Lawn, New Jersey, who have been plagued by loud booming sounds for about a week.

As CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported, the source of the nuisance is a mystery.

“We were, like, looking at each other like, ‘What was that?’” said Danielle McManus. …

“If we didn’t know any better, it almost sounds like a cannon,” McManus said, “It was so deep and just like, echoey.”

Elsewhere in the neighborhood along the Passaic River, residents say they have heard loud booms as early as 6 p.m. and as late as 2 a.m. …

Initially, [police] thought the noise was coming from this a PG&E plant across the river from the neighborhoods where the noise complaints came in. …

Fair Lawn Mayor John Cosgrove confirmed PG&E had nothing to do with it, and said the noises are a mystery.

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