BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Monday morning update from Bernards Township was a brief one, filled with good news. Schools are open, the library will open today and JCP&L reports that only 86 customers remain without power as the week begins. 

The update from the Township follows:

As restoration continues today, customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report their outage or click the “Report Outage” link on This is the best way to ensure you are in the queue. 

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All roads in the township are now open or passable.

Following roads remain obstructed or otherwise compromised:
Manchester Dr & Tangelwood Ln – road passable
Flintlock – Tree blocking lane – no wires - passable 
Gerard Ave and Debra Ln - Tree blocking lane – no wires 
Gerard Ave and Lyons Pl - Tree blocking lane – no wires 
Dryden Rd – Wires down near #25 – road passable 
Whitenack Rd & Emily Rd – Tree and wires down – road passable 
Old Army Rd near Old Farm Rd – low hanging wire –road passable