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Water and charging stations available today in Hopewell Township

by MercerMe Staff

From the Hopewell Township Police Facebook page:

The Hopewell Township Municipal Building Auditorium is opening as a resource center to allow residents to charge electronic devices. The Auditorium will be open until 4:30pm today. All residents must wear a mask while in the municipal building and follow proper social distancing protocols.

The Union Fire Company & Rescue Squad Banquet Hall located at 1396 River Road, Titusville NJ 08560 will also open as a resource center until 6pm today. All residents must wear a mask while at the fire house and follow proper social distancing protocols.

A potable water hose remains available to residents at the Hopewell Township Public Works Building. Residents will need to bring their own containers.

Michele Hovan of Hopewell Borough indicated to MercerMe that there are no power outages or other major issues in Hopewell Borough as a result of yesterday’s storm that they are aware of.

We have not yet been able to reach Pennington Borough.

ETA 10:52am: Thanks to reader Mike Chipowsky for bringing this to our attention – also from the Hopewell Township Police Facebook:

Jersey Central Power & Light Ice and Water Activation

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) continues to restore service to customers who lost power and has activated our retail water and ice program. For those customers remaining without power for 24 hours or more, JCP&L is offering free water and ice at the following locations beginning 8/5/20 at 10am:


  • •Kings, 450 Rt. 206N & Hills Dr., Bedminster, Somerset County
  • •Shop Rite of Hunterdon, 50 Rte 513 BLDG D, Clinton, Hunterdon County
  • •Shop Rite of Hunterdon272 Rt. 202 & Rt. 31, Flemington, Hunterdon County
  • •Kings, 531 U.S. Hwy. 22 East, Whitehouse Station, Hunterdon County
  • •Saker Shop Rite -Branchburg, 3166 Rt 22, Somerville, Somerset County
  • •Shop Rite – Pennington, 2555 Pennington Rd, Pennington, Mercer County

This story will be updated with any developments.

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