Newsday Blogger Criticizes WWE For Not Canceling NYC Event

Nick Paglino

Newsday.com blogger Alfonso Castillo criticized WWE for not canceling last night’s Raw house show event at Madison Square Garden. The following is an excerpt:

"On Sunday night, WWE held a live event at Madison Square Garden, attended by up to 15,000 people according to Jim Ross’ Twitter. And while fans may have nejoyed the steel cage main event between John Cena and Wade Barrett, they most certainly did not enjoy what was waiting for them when they headed downstairs to Penn Station to catch the train home – all LIRR service suspended.

Nearly 16 hours later, service has still not resumed, and LIRR spokesman Joe Calderone confirms that there remain some "diehard wrestling fans" anxiously waiting inside stationary trains at Penn for a ride home.

Among those stranded was the Marchese family from Baldwin – Ronnie and Karen and their son, Ronnie Jr., 9. They went to last night’s show, which let out around 10 p.m., but didn’t board a train home until after 1:30 p.m. today.

"Horrible horrible it was horrible," Karen Marchese said."The wrestling was good but I didn’t like the rest of it." You can read the rest of the blog if you CLICK HERE.

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