WARREN, NJ - Warren residents woke up to a winter wonderland on Monday but some woke to the sounds of generators as the heavy wet snow knocked out power to some of the Township. Crews are investigating at 8:50 a.m.
Updates: At 7 a.m., main roads and highways are mostly clear with some side roads still partially snow covered. All schools are operating on a two hour delay.
Hillcrest Road, Watchung Avenue, and Warrenville Road have reopened.
Somerset County public transportation resumes at 8 a.m. today (March 4). Paratransit service is being provided only to dialysis and medical appointments today.
For information, call the Transportation Division at (908) 231-7116 or toll-free at 1-800-246-0527.
Pinto is operating under a normal collection schedule. They said, “Our residential and commercial trucks did go out regular time. Please be patient with collection today, with regard to timing. Even though the main roads and some side roads are clear the men will be working cautiously. If there is any issue with your collection after this afternoon, please call our office at 908-561-8231 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.”
Due to the snowstorm, Raritan Valley Community College will delay its opening today until 11 a.m. The academic schedule will begin with those classes that start at 11 a.m. or later.
How to Report a Power Outage
Whether you prefer making a phone call or sending a text message, there are a variety of options for reporting your outage. Select the method that you prefer:
- Call our Outage Reporting Line at 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877)
- Report at www.firstenergycorp.com from your desktop computer, laptop or mobile device
- Use our smartphone app (available for iPhone and Android; search for your utility in the app store)
- Text OUT to 544487 (LIGHTS)
For more information about these services, visit www.firstenergycorp.com/connect.
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