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Jackson Township prepares for upcoming Winter Storm

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As many of you may have already heard this upcoming winter storm has the potential of hitting us with up to a foot of snow, heavy winds and hazardous driving conditions. Everyone is encouraged to be as prepared as they can ahead of this latest storm with regards to medications, batteries, and a few days extra food and water. It is also best to ensure your cell phones are fully charged.  Naturally, everyone is advised to stay home and off the roads if you can, your safety is our first concern. Staying off the roads helps expedite snow removal operations and helps keep our first responders safe while assisting and attending to emergencies throughout the town. Residents are once again reminded to remove all vehicles, garbage cans, recycling containers, basketball hoops and skate ramps from the streets and roads. These objects can be struck by plows during snow removal which possesses a danger to the snow removal operators and the residents during snow removal operations. The township is providing you with emergency numbers to call should a situation present itself for the following;

Power Outages: JCP&L 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877)

Municipal Water: 732-928-2222

Public Works: 732-928-1311

BOE: 732-833-4600

OEM: 732-928-9414

First Aid: 732-928-0278

Jackson Police Department: 732-928-1111

Please remember that all non life threatening calls should be made to the appropriate agency(s) and not to 911. We repeat do not call 911 unless it is a life threatening emergency. As a reminder the Jackson Police Department will not be able to transfer snow removal, power outages and other utility issues messages. Please remember that they are there to assist you for Police related emergencies only. We like to thank you in advance for your cooperation and patience as we get ready to take on this latest winter storm. Thank you again and please be safe everyone.