Friday, February 8, 2013
Washington Township residents will be able to warm up and charge devices if they lose power during the snowstorm.
Washington Township officials have opened up the Jack Woods Senior Center in the Municipal Complex as a warming center Saturday and Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for eastern Bergen County, predicting as much as 14 inches of snowfall possible by Saturday afternon. Heavy winds are also expected, which could knock down tree limbs and cause power outages. The warming center will be available anytime Saturday and Sunday. Residents just need to stop by the Police Department to inform them that they're going in the center, then they will be able to warm up inside and charge electric devices. The National Weather Service has predicted temperatures could hit a lot of 10 degrees Saturday night. If there are …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The borough has opened a warming center for residents without power.
Westwood officials have opened an overnight warming center in the Community Center for residents who still do not have power. Residents can recharge electronic devices in the shelter. Pets are also welcome, as long as they are on leashes or in crates. The Community Center is located at 55 Jefferson Ave. For information about other local warming centers, click here.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Westwood, Washington Township and Hillsdale all had warming centers available for the many residents without power after Hurricane Sandy.
Updated at 10:05 p.m. Saturday As power outages continued around the Pascack Valley this week, local governments and others began setting up warming centers for residents without power. Westwood and Washington Township each had between 2,001 and 5,000 customers without power as of 2:30 p.m. Friday, according to PSE&G. Betwee 501 and 2,000 Hillsdale customers were also without power. Westwood opened an overnight warming center at the Community Center Saturday. Westwood officials opened the Municipal Complex and the library Wednesday, inviting residents to come in to charge their electronics. Westwood resident Ed Murtagh, who had lost power Monday afternoon, stopped by the Municipal Complex to charge his cell phone. "I think we're going to …