SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After a brief respite, the heat and humidity has returned to Central Jersey with the area. In response, the borough has made cooling centers available for residents who need a break from the heat from now through Thursday, August 1.
Residents can use the following cooling centers:
- The Municipal Building's first floor is available to residents all day and though the night.
- Spotswood Public Library is available during its regular business hours, which Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The library is closed on summer Saturdays and on Sundays.
- The Spotswood Office on Aging on 1 Arlington Avenue is available on weekdays only from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Any resident with a cooling issue should contact the Spotswood Police Department via their non-emergency telephone number, which is 732-251-2121 extension 0.
Excessive heat tends to impact young children and the elderly more quickly. Some additional heat-beating tips are to: