ROSELLE – Mayor Jamel Holley and the Roselle Borough Council are urging residents to take all precautions against Hurricane Sandy which slated hit New Jersey early next week.
The storm, dubbed the “Frankenstorm”, has potential to cause major problems for residents in Roselle and across the state for a number of days. Holley is calling for all citizens to be vigilant and take action before Sandy makes land fall.
“It is imperative that our residents take this storm seriously,” Holley said. “There is nothing wrong with being prepared. I am urging everyone in Roselle to make a checklist of things they will need to get them through this storm safely.”
Residents are urged to:
- Take all lawn furniture in doors and board up windows if high wind advisory is issued for Roselle area.
- Stock up on an emergency supplies such as convenience foods that do not need to cooked, blankets, candles, water, flashlights, and extra batteries.
- Make sure all electronics are charged.
- Check up on elderly family members who live on their own.
In case of an emergency, contact the Roselle Police Department at 1-908-245-5600 or the Roselle Fire Department at 1-908-245-8600.