Fanwood Sunday Evening Update, No School Monday

FANWOOD POST-SANDY STORM UPDATE #13 –NOVEMBER 4, 2012 – 7:00 PM

FROM THE OFFICES OF MAYOR COLLEEN MAHR AND POLICE CHIEF RICHARD TRIGO

DUNKIN DONUTS, MORE HOMES HAVE POWER RESTORED
SHELTER IS OPEN IN CRANFORD
SCHOOLS REMAIN CLOSED MONDAY


PSE&G crews are working in Fanwood tonight. More power has been restored to more homes and businesses. Back on line tonight are portions of Herbert Avenue, 2nd Street and Kempshall Terrace.

With overnight temperatures expected to dip into the upper 20’s and low 30’s the next several nights, we strongly urge all residents who need shelter to take advantage of the Union County shelter that’s been established at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Street, Cranford. Bring your own bedding and medications. Pets are welcome.

HOT SHOWERS
The YMCA, Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains, is offering hot showers, hot coffee, WIFI and charging. Membership not required.

(Note::RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center is opening its doors as space permits for the next two weeks to anyone in Scotch Plains and the immediate Union County region inconvenienced by Hurricane Sandy to use our Center for a workout, shower, and power.  Visit our website at www.rwjrahwayfitness.com for information regarding hours of operation.)

CHARGING STATIONS/WARMING STATIONS

  • Fanwood Memorial Library, North Avenue and Tillotson Road (9AM-9PM, 20 minute limit, WIFI also available)
  • Fanwood Rescue Squad, 123 Watson Road (9AM-9PM, 40 minute limit)
  • Chelsea Senior Living, 295 South Avenue (9AM-8PM, warming only)

VOTING ON TUESDAY, NOV. 6
At this time, voting on Election Day will proceed at the usual places.

YOU MAY VOTE EARLY, THROUGH MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2:00 PM, BY GOING IN PERSON TO THE UNION COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE IN WESTFIELD (300 NORTH AVENUE EAST, ACROSS FROM THE WESTFIELD DINER). ANY REGISTERED VOTER CAN FILL OUT A VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT AND CAST IT ON THE SPOT. THE OFFICE WILL BE OPEN SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 10:00 AM TO 3:00 PM AND MONDAY, NOV. 5, 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM. YOU MUST ALREADY BE A REGISTERED VOTER!

TREE REMOVAL
Homeowners who have private tree services remove trees are responsible for removing tree parts. Fanwood DPW will not collect cut-down trees.

BOROUGH BUSINESS
Fanwood Borough Hall is open Monday, 8AM-4PM, normal business hours.  Call 908-322-8236.

PUBLIC SCHOOLS
School will remain closed Monday, Nov. 5.

ALWAYS CALL 911 IN AN EMERGENCY

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