Press Release

For Immediate Release: March 10, 2018

Warming Stations in Union County

There are numerous Municipalities still without power in certain areas. Below is a list of local warming stations you can visit:

Summit

Central Presbyterian Church 70 Maple St. is open from 9AM to 9PM on Fri 3/9 and Sat 3/10 from 9AM to 3PM. Summit Area YMCA 67 Maple St. is open from 5AM to 10PM until power restored. WIFI and access to showers available. Bring charging cord for devices.

New Providence

The municipal building is open 24/7 to anyone wishing to keep warm and charge your electronic devices. There is also free wifi available. If you need to sleep at the municipal building please bring blankets and pillows and whatever food and water you need (some donated food items may be available). The municipal building is located at 360 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974. Please use the gym entrance on Academy Street.

Other places of business open to residents:

BAC Center of Excellence (Berkeley Aquatic) – open to anyone for a warm shower and a place to keep warm

629 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974 Monday – Saturday 8am – 8pm (not open Sunday)

New Providence Presbyterian Church – open to anyone for charging of electronics, free wifi, and coffee

1307 Springfield Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974 Friday and Saturday 9am – 9pm (not open Sunday)

Fitness Factory Gym – open to anyone for a warm shower, sauna, and charging of electronics

598 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974 Monday – Thursday 5am-11pm, Friday 5am-10pm, Saturday-Saturday 7am-8pm

Springfield

The Chisholm Community Center is active as an emergency overnight shelter and warming/charging station. Warm meals for breakfast (9 a.m.), lunch (noon), and dinner (5:30 p.m.) are available. Residents who wish to utilize the shelter should call the Emergency Operations Center at 973-376-1058 to register. Residents should bring bedding, pillows, personal hygiene items and medications. Pets are welcome but must be crated and well-behaved (food not provided). Berkeley Heights

Courtroom is

Open for warming and wifi

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