Emergency Update

2015 Farmers Market Opens Wed., June 10

The New Providence Farmers Market will be open on Wednesdays from June 10 – Oct. 28, 2015.  The market hours are noon – 6 PM.  The market is located in the Presbyterian Church parking lot at the corner of Springfield Avenue and South Street in downtown New Providence.  In addition to Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables, you will find prepared foods, dried nuts and fruits, olive oils, cider, baked goods, and more.

STORM UPDATE…October 31, 2011 – 11am

Here is the latest from the Borough of New Providence

A State of Emergency was declared in New Jersey due to the severe early storm of Saturday, October 29.  There continues to be areas throughout the community that have downed trees and live electrical wires creating hazardous conditions. Schools are closed today, Monday October 31.  Residents are urged to stay indoors for their safety.

Due to the state of emergency that is still in effect, and for the safety of our children, trick-or-treating festivities, which would normally be taking place this evening, will take place on Friday, November 4.

Over 90% of the borough remains without power and no timeline for restoration has been established.  Please keep 9-1-1 phone lines clear for emergency purposes only.

We appreciate your patience during these difficult times, and will provide further updates as they become available.  Please share this information with your friends and neighbors who may not be receiving these updates.

JCP&L, the electrical utility reports that restoration of power may take several days.  According to their power outage map update at 10.22 am the following number of customers were still without service:

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – 4787

CHATHAM – 3

MOUNTAINSIDE – 117

 MURRAY HILL – 1300

NEW PROVIDENCE – 3393

SHORT HILLS – 1

SPRINGFIELD – 2084

SUMMIT – 7177

WATCHUNG – 57

Storm Information for Summit Residents 

A State of Emergency was declared in New Jersey due to the severe early storm of Saturday, October 29.  There continues to be areas throughout the community that have downed trees and live electrical wires creating hazardous conditions. Residents are urged to stay indoors for their safety.

Halloween Trick-or-Treating is postponed to Friday, November 4.

A warming and charging station has been opened at Summit Middle School. No pets please.

You are also welcome to get warm by visiting the Community Center at 100 Morris Avenue. You can charge your telephones and computers there as well if needed.  Hours at the Community Center are 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Berkeley Heights is also hard hit, and police are asking residents to stay off the roads.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE THESE UPDATES AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAIALBLE.

Recent News
Join Our Mailing List
Email: