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Bayshore-Area Hurricane Sandy Information

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Matawan

  • Angelo's is serving $10 large cheese pizzas until the power comes back.
  • Power outage update in Monmouth County on Friday.
  • Monmouth County curfew remains in effect for Matawan.
  • Line at Hess on Route 34 in Matawan wrapped all the way to St. Clement.
  • Monmouth County establishes donation drop off center.
  • Fire officials caution residents against using the stove to heat their home.
  • Matawan-Aberdeen schools closed Thursday and Friday.
  • Most still without power, restoration still days away.
  • There is a countywide driving ban from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Residents are asked to refrain from putting garbage by the curb. Garbage collection is canceled until further notice.
  • Holmdel family helps a Matawan woman out of the mud.
  • Matawan police report wires and trees down throughout borough.
  • Reported power outages are increasing in the area.
  • Flooding has closed several local roads.
  • Matawan-Aberdeen public schools closed Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • The Matawan Municipal Community Center at 201 Broad Street in Matawan will be closed Monday, Oct. 29. The Office of Emergency Management is being run from the Matawan Borough Police Station at 150 Main Street.
  • Residents are encouraged to take shelter in their own homes. Persons who lose power and have special medical needs requiring power may be evacuated to a county shelter by going to the Matawan Borough Police Station at 150 Main Street.

Aberdeen

  • Cliffwood Beach homes devastated by the storm.
  • Matawan-Aberdeen schools closed Thursday and Friday.
  • Power outage update in Monmouth County on Friday.
  • Fire officials caution residents against using the stove to heat their home.
  • Monmouth County curfew remains in effect for Aberdeen.
  • Monmouth County establishes donation drop off center.
  • Most still without power, restoration still days away.
  • Make a donation to Hurricane Sandy victims at local churches.
  • There is a countywide driving ban from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Police report wires and trees down throughout borough.
  • Travel is banned in Aberdeen as of 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29.
  • Reported power outages are increasing in the area.
  • Sections of Route 35 in Aberdeen and Old Bridge closed due to flooding.
  • Garbage collection is canceled on Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • Matawan-Aberdeen public schools closed Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • Aberdeen Township Municipal Building will be closed for non-essential employees and business on Monday, Oct. 29. The Office of Emergency Management will be run from the police station located in the municipal building.
  • Residents of flood-prone areas encouraged to evacuate.
  • Persons who need to go to a shelter must first go to the Aberdeen Township Municipal Building off of Church Street.
  • Aberdeen tax lien sale was postponed to Friday, Nov. 2. 

Keyport

  • Power outage update in Monmouth County on Friday.
  • Monmouth County curfew remains in effect for Keyport.
  • Monmouth County establishes donation drop off center.
  • Most still without power, restoration still days away.
  • See a video of Hurricane Sandy rocking boats in Keyport Harbor.
  • Central School Shelter in need of supplies.
  • There is a countywide driving ban from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Keyport businesses ordered to shut down as of 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29.
  • Reported power outages have remained minimal in the area.
  • Flooding has taken over West Front Street.
  • A curfew in Keyport will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29.
  • Take a look at Keyport Harbor as the storm approached on Sunday.
  • Keyport public schools are closed Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • Trash collection in Keyport is suspended on Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • The Keyport Municipal Building on West Front Street will be closed Monday, Oct. 29.
  • The Keyport Senior Center will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • Trick-or-treating in Keyport has been postponed from Wednesday, Oct. 31 to Saturday, Nov. 3.

Old Bridge

  • Old Bridge Mayor Henry Owen offers information to residents on power, water, and shelters.
  • Travel is banned within Old Bridge until further notice.
  • Reported power outages are increasing in the area.
  • Sections of Route 35 in Aberdeen and Old Bridge are closed due to flooding.
  • A number of Old Bridge communities are under mandatory evacuation orders.
  • Old Bridge public schools closed Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30.

New Jersey

  • The NJEA canceled their annual conference (Nov. 8-9) in Atlantic City this year.
  • President Obama and Gov. Christie tour Hurricane Sandy damage.
  • Comcast offering free wifi.
  • NJTA urges drivers to use caution while waiting for gas on Parkway or Turnpike.
  • Gov. Christie confirms at least 6 dead from Hurricane Sandy.
  • State offices closed Wednesday.
  • Garden State Parkway reopened.
  • NJ TRANSIT reports unprecedented damage.
  • Volunteer to help your neighbors.
  • NJ TRANSIT rail, light rail and bus lines were suspended.
  • JCP&L warns power could be out for up to 10 days.
  • State offices closed Monday.
Paul M November 02, 2012 at 09:29 PM
A cheese pizza shouldn't cost $10 on any day. Thanks Angelo's

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