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About 8 Inches of Snow Falls on East Brunswick, Extreme Cold Continues

Travel on secondary roads remains treacherous.

Secondary roads remain treacherous into Friday with about 8 inches of snowfall reported overnight in the East Brunswick area.

The National Weather Service Mount Holly's tally for snowfall levels puts East Brunswick at 8 inches of snow at 5 a.m. while the rest of Middlesex got between 6 to 8 inches of snow.

Widespread closures of school districts for Friday, along with road restrictions on the Garden State Parkway, have local police encouraging residents to stay home.

Vehicles and property sitting curbside should be moved to allow snow plows to pass. 

East Brunswick schools are closed, Friday, Jan. 3 due to the winter weather conditions. School activities will resume Saturday, Jan. 4.

There will be no trash or recycling pick-up on Friday. Trash and recycling will now be picked up on Saturday. The recycling center is also closed, and will reopen on Saturday.

Residents are asked to clear a path to your front door and shovel around any fire hydrants to assist Fire and EMS personnel in case of an emergency.

All campuses of Rutgers University will be closed through 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, according to an updated weather alert from the college. 

Snowfall ended early Friday, as a few flurries continue through the morning. The high temperature will remain in the mid-teens with the wind chill between zero and -5.

Heavy snow, ice and strong winds can also increase the possibility of downed wires leading to power outages. The anticipated cold temperature can lead to increased calls to PSE&G for customers with insufficient heat. Response times may be longer than usual, the company warned today.

To report downed wires or power outages, customers should call PSE&G’s Customer Service line at 800-436-PSEG. Customers with a handheld device can report power outages and view the status of outages by clicking My Account at pseg.com.
Ellen Burke January 05, 2014 at 12:44 PM
I'd love to know why at 48+ hours after the storm ended, some township roads still haven't been plowed properly. I wish some of the township officials would try driving on Village Drive and feel their cars slipping and sliding across this unplowed road.

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