Archive | August, 2010

That bomb would not be known as a boating enthusiast.

11 Aug

Along the Little Ossipee River, quite a few trees were ripped out of the ground, blocking a favorite boating spot on the river.

“It looked like a bomb went off,” Dyer said of the wooded area owned by the Libby and Gerry families.

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Oh, I get it. A hoon.

10 Aug

“To boast about it to acquaintances shows you just don’t understand the risks you’re taking and the effect on yourself and others in the community.

“At those speeds, if you’d hit something, it would have been like a bomb going off. You wouldn’t have survived, but you probably would have taken someone with you.”

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New to the storm, but hip to the lingo.

9 Aug

Ted Mieszczanski lives in the southern part of Riverdale. While his home was fine, when he drove around the neighborhood the next day, 254th Street was a mess. “It looked like a bomb went off,” said Mieszczanski, “I mean there were trees that had been pulled out of the ground that were sitting in concrete and the concrete was turned over.”

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Which is the safe thing to do after you light a fuse, but still …

4 Aug

“It’s like a bomb went off in that neighbourhood. These families will be dealing with the post-traumatic effects of that bomb,” said Mason. “Mr. McDougall lit the fuse and walked away.”

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And that’s a terrible environment for a baby.

3 Aug

It’s just like any relationship — time heals all wounds. After two or three years, they see each other every day, and they don’t talk about it all the time. It’s very true to life, and at the same time, there’s always this great built-in tension, because anytime you say the word “baby” in the same room as the two of them, it’s like a bomb went off.

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Schwing!

2 Aug

EWING — Township resident Ted Schwing looked through the window of his Princeton Avenue home and watched as his 2005 Ford Taurus baked under ferocious flames sparked by lightning and downed live wires Sunday afternoon.

“It sounded like a bomb went off,” Schwing, 36, said of the lightning strike that also knocked down a tree.

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Well … yeah.

1 Aug

Witnesses have described the explosion, which claimed the life of the 31-year-old from Mackay, like a bomb going off.

The blast left a gaping hole in an industrial shed occupied by Alufab, which Mr Harris co-owned.

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