BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township administration is reminding residents to keep vehicles off the road for the duration of the storm, into Sunday, to ensure the efficiency of the Department of Public Work's (DPW) snow operations.
"With visibility low, we urge everyone to stay safe, stay indoors and off the roads,” said acting Mayor Jeanne Kingsley, adding, "we are working to minimize any inconvenience caused by this winter weather while keeping the safety of our DPW and road crew paramount."
Gov. Chris Christie declared a State of an Emergency as of 9 p.m., Friday evening, and will remain in effect until Sunday morning. A potential mixture of hazardous travel conditions, fallen trees and power outages, and coastal, stream, and river flooding are anticipated, according to the State of Emergency official press release issued by Gov. Chris Christie.
PSEG urges residents to check up on outages using the outage map on their website, and to report outages by calling tel:800-436-PSEG. Outages can also be reported online by logging into your customer account, or by texting "out" to tel:47734 if you are a registered customer.
Call 9-1-1 for all emergencies. Non-emergencies important phone numbers:
Berkeley Heights Police Department - (908)464-1111
Berkeley Heights Fire Department - (908)464-0800
Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad - (908)464-1141
Jersey Central Power & Light
New Jersey American Water