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Fair Haven Update: Power, Election, Services

Schools remain closed in wake of Sandy

The Fair Haven administration passes along the following updates in the wake of Hurricane Sandy:

Essential Services

  • NJ American Water — Water is at normal status and safe to drink.
  • Two Rivers Water Reclamation — The sewerage plant is operational. There are no issues with sewer disposal in the Borough of Fair Haven.
  • JCP&L  — They are working to restore power. We anticipate a majority of the residents to have power by Wednesday, Nov. 7. JCP&L is providing free ice at Monmouth Park between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Borough Services

  • Borough Hall and the Library will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until power is restored.
  • The grace period for Nov. 1 taxes has been extended until Tuesday, Nov. 13.
  • Normal trash pick-up resumes next week as follows:
    • Zones 1 and 2 on Monday
    • Zones 3 and 4 on Tuesday
    • Recycling for all zones will be on Wednesday
  • Bulk Drop Off has been cancelled for Saturday, Nov. 3.  A special bulk drop off will be announced at a later date.
  • The General Election will still take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.  All polling places will vote at the Youth Center, 35 Fisk Street (behind Police Headquarters).
  • There is a comfort station set up in the Youth Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week which allows you to charge your laptops and cell phones.
  • Fair Haven Schools and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School will be closed the week of Nov. 5.

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Tom Bull November 03, 2012 at 01:24 AM
I think The Patch has been a great resource for getting information out to those of us who need it. Thanks so much.
Kevin Walls November 03, 2012 at 10:58 AM
When we l;ived up in Hamlin, NY the power company could provide a Street by Street Outage map, unlike CP&L that has a broad area and a standard message on all areas....
Joanne November 03, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Agreed, Tom. Does anyone know anything about Red Bank Water Utility? Some of us in FH get our water from Red Bank.

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