Nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the Jersey Shore, 4,366 Lacey residents remain without power, according to the JCP&L outage map at 3 p.m.
Below is a list of cancelations, information and resources moving forward.
- The Municipal Building is now functioning according to normal business hours.
- The Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting has been canceled for Monday, Nov. 5. All agenda matters will be carried to the December meeting and there will be no further notice given.
- Lacey students return to school on Monday, Nov. 5. Call 732-664-1035 for help with transportation. The school district is offering before and after school care at no charge. Families who are struggling with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy are encouraged to contact the district for assistance. Visit the school district website for a list of web resources.
- Trick or treating is set for Monday, Nov. 5.
- The Lacey United Methodist Church is open as a 24-hour shelter with heat, electricity, showers, laundry facilities and meals. Breakfast is served at 7 a.m., lunch at noon and dinner at 6 p.m. The church is also available to help with yard and house clean ups. For assistance call 609-693-5222.
- St. Pius is will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. as a charging center and for food, clothing, household and basic necessity donations. Families in need of assistance or individuals looking to help should call the parish office at 609-693-5107.
- The Forked River Baptist Church is also open as a charging station and for donations. Grace Initiatives has partnered with the church to provide families in need with basic necessities. If you need help, contact the church office at 609-693-2726.
- Popcorn Park Zoo is accepting donations for animals rescued and animals that are temporarily at shelters due to Sandy. Pet supplies such as food, blankets and towels can be dropped off.
- FEMA information is available at www.disasterassistance.gov/ or call 1-800-621-3362. Ocean County is included as a location eligible for direct federal assistance.