Committee also appoints Local Emergency Planning Committee members for 2013.
Tuesday, January 22
Three deputy Office of Emergency Managementcoordinators—Sean Carolan, Nick Speciale and Steven Eckert—were reappointed at Tuesday's Township Committee meeting. The appointments came as part of the committee's action on OEM Coordinator John Sheridan's recommendations, which also included naming the members of the 2013 Local Emergency Planning Committee. The Local Emergency Planning Committee for 2013 is comprised of individuals from the Office of Emergency Management, Hillsborough Township Police, Fire Safety and the Volunteer Fire Companies, Rescue Squad, Township Engineering, Social Services, the Health Department as well as a member of the Hillsborough business community. The Deputy OEM Coordinators that were reappointed are. “The safety…
The power lines have been fixed, but PSE&G is still working on fixing the utility pole.
High winds forced Hillsborough Township Police to close Route 206 South between Valley Road and Dukes Parkway West and Beekman Lane between New Center Road and River Road Friday. Route 206 South has been reopened, after PSE&G repaired a downed power line. The repair closed the road for about 30 minutes, according to Hillsborough Office of Emergency Management Coordinator John Sheridan. "There was only one wire down, but anytime you close 206, it's a nightmare," Sheridan said. PSE&G went from the Route 206 incident to the utility pole on Beekman Lane, Sheridan added. The pole there was damaged during a motor vehicle accident, contributing to it coming down Friday. No wires were dislodged during the incident. The road will remain closed …