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Highland Park Designates Reformed Church as Official Storm Shelter

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ Highland Park has designated the Reformed Church of Highland Park, located at 19-21 S. 2nd Ave., as the official location where residents can find shelter in the event of any storm-related complications. 
 
Lt. Thomas Hammill of the Highland Park Police Department has announced that the church will be staffed and accessible the entire weekend. Residents will also have access to charging stations and the church can be powered by generators in the event of an outage. 
 
 
Residents should call (732) 678-4006 for church access as the doors will be locked for security purposes. Highland Park Police Department dispatch is also available to call the church on residents’ behalf. Dispatch's non-emergency phone number is (732) 572-3800
 
Please call 9-1-1 only in the event of an emergency.  
 

The Highland Park Police Department and the Borough's Office of Emergency Management have determined that the Reformed Church is best suited as an emergency shelter because it is equipped with a generator and provides sufficient crowd space. 
 
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for New Jersey starting midnight tonight through 10 a.m. Sunday. The Borough of Highland Park and the Highland Park Police Department will be monitoring weather conditions closely all weekend and will provide updates and announcements as necessary. 
 
Announcements will be posted on the Borough's website at www.hpboro.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hpboro and via Nixle notifications. Residents can sign up for e-notifications here: http://www.hpboro.com/FormCenter/General-Forms-3/Resident-Alert-Notification-Nixle-40

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