All county buildings and offices will be closed on Tuesday.
Due to the approach of Hurricane Sandy, the County of Union has declared a State of Emergency from 6 p.m. tonight to 6 p.m. tomorrow night, county officials said in a press statement at about 4 p.m. Monday. All County buildings and offices will be closed and only essential personnel and emergency responders will be required to report to work. Also, a total of 13 municipalities have declared states of emergencies including the following municipalities: Roselle, Rahway, Clark, Winfield, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Mountainside, Springfield, Cranford, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Linden and Roselle Park. As a result of the declaration, all non-emergency travel will be prohibited from 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. "…
Another shelter will be established in Woodbridge during Hurricne Sandy.
Monday, October 29, 2012
The following information was provided by the County of Union. The Union County Medical Reserve Corps has been activated to staff a regional shelter at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford. The shelter is accepting pets, however, owners must bring crates for animals, food, and litter and any waste disposal bags, etc. for their pets. If animals pose a threat they will have to be removed. Limited food and water are available for people. No medications will be available. Those in need of the shelter are advised to bring their own medications, any personal hygiene items, etc. Also, a regional Special Needs/Functional Needs Shelter is located in nearby Middlesex County at: the Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St. …