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American Red Cross Offers Shelter in Pittstown

Date: January 30, 2008 (Updated 1/31/08)
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Diane Concannon, Public Relations Director (cell) 609.206.4043
concannond@njredcross.org

PRINCETON, NJ – January 30, 2008 – Power outages in the town of Pittstown, NJ have left approximately 600 homes without power this evening, affecting anywhere from 1,500 to 2,000 residents. To assist, the American Red Cross of Central New Jersey has opened a shelter at the Pittstown Municipal Center to provide warm lodging for those without power.

The shelter is located at:

Pittstown Municpal Center, 202 Sydney Road (CR 617) in Pittstown, NJ
(SHELTER CLOSED 1/31/08)

The Central New Jersey chapter, which services Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon, and parts of Somerset counties, has volunteers at the shelter to assist residents with their immediate needs until they are able to return to thier homes.

The American Red Cross of Central New Jersey provides disaster relief services locally and, as part of the American Red Cross, in many large-scale disasters. All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. For more information on the programs and services of the American Red Cross and to learn how you can get involved, contact your local chapter. For Middlesex, Mercer, Hunterdon, and parts of Somerset counties, visit the American Red Cross of Central New Jersey's web site at www.njredcross.org or call 609/951-8550 for information or to make a donation.

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