The Heat wave will continue tomorrow, Tuesday and local towns have announced the opening of “cooling centers.” Please take advantage of them.
PERTH AMBOY: The Office of Emergency Management has designated cooling centers for the public in two Perth Amboy facilities due to high temperatures.
The Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center at 1 Olive St. will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and the Raritan Bay Area YMCA gymnasium at 357 New Brunswick Ave. will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday to Friday.
If anyone sees a person who needs help, they are urged to call the Perth Amboy Police Department at 732-442-4400. If needed, transportation will be provided by local emergency responders.
SOUTH AMBOY: Cooling centers are available Monday and Tuesday at the senior center until 3 p.m., library until 8 and the YMCA until 10.
In FRANKLIN: Cooling centers are being offered at the community center, 505 Demott Lane, Somerset, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the library, 485 Demott Lane, Somerset, until 9 p.m.
In NEW BRUNSWICK: Anyone without adequate refuge from the heat may go to the New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Ave. or the New Brunswick Senior Center, 81 Huntington St. The senior center will be open until 3:30 p.m. and the library until 9.