Update: Lots of Warming Centers Open in Ridgewood, Glen Rock

Charge up at these places while you're without juice.

Warming and charging stations have been set up in both Ridgewood and Glen Rock.

Somerville Elementary School is open in Ridgewood from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Ridgewood Woman's Club, at 215 W. Ridgewood Avenue, is also open, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday, Sunday and Monday. Power up your smartphones, laptops, etc. and keep warm.

Ridgewood's Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is stepping up in a big way as well.

The church, located at 55 Passaic Street, Ridgewood, has agreed to remain open 24 hours as a warming center/shelter for cold residents without power. Cots and a few blankets are available; residents should bring their own blankets. The church will not be serving meals. It's a quick walk to downtown Ridgewood though.

In Glen Rock, Borough Hall is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Here's a list of other centers that are available:

St. Catharine RC Church

905 Maple Avenue

Glen Rock, NJ 07452

Fr. Thomas Wisniewski


Our Lady of Mount Carmel 

1 Passaic Street 

Ridgewood, NJ 07450 

Rev. Msgr. Ronald Rozniak, Pastor 

201-444-2000 Church 


Transportation assistance is available

Emmanuel Baptist Church 

14 Hope Street 

Ridgewood, NJ 07450 

contact: Rev. Judy Wheeler 

201-444-7300 Church 


Temple Israel Jewish Community Center 

475 Grove Street 

Ridgewood, NJ 07450 

Rabbi David J. Fine 




Friday Sunset begins Sabbath; Warming Center could be made available Monday, Nov. 5.

St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church 

169 Fairmount Road 

Ridgewood, NJ 07450 

Rev. John Hartnett, Rector 

The Rev. Joan Conley 




Unitarian Society of Ridgewood 

113 Cottage Place 

Ridgewood, NJ 07450 

Rev. Kathleen Green 



Rabbi Neil Toww November 02, 2012 at 06:35 PM
While our synagogue building is out of power, we are holding Shabbat services at Glen Rock Borough Hall on Harding Plaza. Friday night, 8pm and Saturday morning, 9am. We will be holding a blood drive and post-hurricane donations collection (blankets, winter clothes, toiletries) at our synagogue building Sunday morning 930am-2pm, 682 Harristown Rd. -Rabbi Neil A. Tow, rabbi@grjc.org
James Kleimann November 02, 2012 at 06:44 PM
Thank you, Rabbi!


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