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Bernards Township Posts Update on Roads, Warming Centers and More on Sunday

Nothing but snow in the net, captured by a reader. Credits: Terry LaGreca Benevenetine

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- More people have power this morning, an overnight shelter was opened yesterday at Raritan Valley Community College, the library is open and two churches have opened their doors for people to come in, charge their devices, and get warm. And, snow is expected again Monday night into Tuesday.

A shelter is open Sunday,  March 11, at Raritan Valley Community College: 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg in the Physical Education building. People using the shelter should park in Lot 2, in front of the West Building, then follow signs for the Physical Education Building. Residents planning to access the shelter and who feel the need to evacuate their homes with their pets may contact the Somerset County Emergency Operations Center at 908-541-5083

Two churches and the Bernards Township Library can be used as warming centers on Sunday:
Somerset Hills Baptist Church at 510 Mt. Airy Road will be open from Noon to 6 p.m.;
The Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church, in Basking Ridge Center will be open all day;
The Bernards Township Library will be open from 1 to 4 p.m.

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JCP&L reports 1,195 customers are still without power, down from the 1,350 customers reported yesterday.

The following roads remain closed:
Whitenack Rd & Emily Rd – Tree and wires down
Manchester Dr & Tangelwood Ln – Tree and wires down
Harrison Brook Dr – Tree down on wires
Pennington St – Tree down (unknown wires) 
Dryden Rd – Wires down
Douglas Rd near Mine Brook – Tree and wires down
Old Army Rd near Old Farm Rd – Wires down
Long Rd – Trees and wires down in Bridgewater
Peachtree Rd cul-de-sac – Wires down

Following roads remain obstructed or otherwise compromised:
Flintlock – Tree blocking lane – no wires 
Deer Creek Dr – Tree blocking lane – no wires
Spencer Rd near Lake Rd – Tree on wires, obstructing road but passable for cars
Old Farm Rd near # 122 – Primary wires on ground but roadway open
Washington Ave & Conkling – Primary wires on ground but roadway open
Lyons Road by Lyons Place – Tree blocking lane – no wires
Gerard Ave and Debra Ln - Tree blocking lane – no wires Sunday

Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

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