Friday, February 8, 2013
All you need to know about the winter storm below but don't forget to enjoy the snowy Saturday and upload your photos throughout the storm!
Meteorologists are predicting this Nor’easter will bring more than a foot of snow and heavy winds to Millburn and the rest of Essex County through Saturday afternoon. Below Patch is compiling a list of closures, delays and things you should know throughout town. Please add any information you have in the comments. The township encourages residents to stay off the roads as much as possible so the roads can be cleared. But remember it's the weekend! Enjoy the snowy Saturday! AND share your pictures with the community here! Here's a list of closures, delays and other things resident should be aware of: Check back for more information as it becomes available.
No significant power outages have been reported as of noon Friday, but storm expected to last into early morning Saturday.
No significant power outages have been reported in Essex County a few hours into Winter Storm Nemo, but JCP&L is ready to respond to what could be widespread outages throughout its service area, the utility said in advance of the Nor'easter. JCP&L crews and support personnel will work around-the-clock, as needed, to restore service if customers are affected by the severe weather, the company said. Crews will be assisted by more than 115 crews and additional support personnel from FirstEnergy’s Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company, Toledo Edison and Mon Power utilities. The Nor’easter could dump more than a foot of snow and bring heavy winds to Essex County, where widespread, long-term outages caused by Superstorm Sandy are still fresh …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Winter Storm Nemo is headed our way!
Thursday, February 7
Winter Storm Nemo is heading to our area. Millburn-Short Hills should start to feel the effects as early as Friday afternoon, and some weather models are predicting as much as a foot in our area. The snow will begin Friday during the day, but heavier, blizzard-like conditions are expected Friday night into Saturday. Locals are preparing...are you? A South Orange resident reports that Trader Joe's in Millburn was packed on Thursday morning. Home Depot in Vauxhall was doing a brisk business in snow shovels, blowers and salt, but were well stocked with all snow-related gear and equipment as of Thursday afternoon. New Jersey Transit announced Thursday it will offer full system wide cross-honoring for train, bus and light rail on Friday, …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Stormy weather leads to fender-benders throughout county.
Updated 4: 30 p.m. During this December storm, accidents and weather conditions are closing roads throughout Essex County. In Livingston, there was a four-car accident reported around 3:30 p.m. northbound on Eisenhower Parkway causing lane closures near the Roseland border, police said. Also reported, on East Hobart Gap Road a car hit a tree near Meadowbrook Road in Livingston. In South Orange, police have closed the "S" curves on South Orange Avenue through the South Mountain Reservation that stretching from South Orange into Millburn at about 3:45 p.m. Bloomfield Avenue is reportedly very congested Trains and buses are cross-honoring today. How was your commute home today? Did you experience any delays from closed roads or traffic …
Cross-honoring in effect through Thursday.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
As the area braces for a potential three-to-five inches of tardy snow (not quite a White Christmas, but close, right?), NJ Transit announced that it would be cross-honoring of tickets starting at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Cross-honoring will remain in effect until the end of the service day Thursday, Dec. 27, enabling customers to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode—rail, bus or light rail. For example, customers who normally take the bus from Rutherford to the Port Authority Bus Terminal may use their bus pass on the train from Rutherford to New York Penn Station. Similarly, customers who normally take the bus between Atlantic City and Lindenwold may use the train instead. Customers are reminded that many NJ Transit rail lines …