Township Committee
Mayor  Patricia Graham
Deputy Mayor Ed Trzaska
Rich Smith
Christine Madrid  
Mark Conforti

TUESDAY, July 5, 2016
Montgomery Cooling Center To Open
Wed., July 6 - Fri., July 8
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Otto Kaufman Community Ctr
356 Skillman Rd., Skillman
(along north side of Montgomery H.S.) 

A wave of hot humid weather is expected this week with highs in the mid to upper 90s.  Montgomery Township will open the Otto Kaufman Community Center as a cooling center beginning tomorrow. 

Please share about its availability with neighbors & friends in town, especially any elderly residents or families with young children.

High Temp Hot Sun
Residents are welcome to come in, read, rest, play a board game, do paperwork - in other words COOL OFF! Any question, please call the Recreation Dept. at (609) 466-3023.

 Here are some other tips on how to stay healthy on hot, sunny days:

  • If possible, stay out of the sun. When in the sun, wear sunscreen (at least SPF 15) and a hat to protect your face and head.
  • Use of air conditioning is recommended.
  • If you do not have air conditioning, keep rooms well-ventilated with open windows and fans. Fans work best at night, when they can bring in cooler air from outside.
  • Consider going to a public pool, air-conditioned library, store, mall, movie theater, or cooling center.
  • Make a special effort to check on your neighbors during a heat wave, especially if they are seniors, young children, and people with special needs. 
  • Seniors and others who may be sensitive to extreme heat should contact friends, neighbors, or relatives at least twice a day during a heat wave.
  • Drink fluids, particularly water, even if you do not feel thirsty. Avoid beverages containing alcohol, caffeine, or high amounts of sugar.
  • Wear lightweight, light-colored, loose clothing that covers as much of your skin as possible.
  • Never ever leave children, pets, or those who require special care in a parked car during periods of intense summer heat.
  • Avoid strenuous activity, especially during the sun's peak hours 11 AM to 4 PM. If you must engage in strenuous activity, do it during the coolest part of the day, usually in the morning between 5 AM and 8 AM.
  • Cool showers or baths may be helpful, but avoid extreme temperature changes. Never take a shower immediately after becoming overheated extreme temperature changes may make you ill, nauseated, or dizzy.

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Frequently Used Phone Numbers

Main Offices : 908-359-8211
Police (Emergency) : 9-1-1 or 908-359-3222

Recreation : 609-466-3023  
Rec Sports Field Hotline:  800-731-8412
Senior Center : 609-466-0846
Food Pantry : 609-466-1054
Dept. of Public Works : 908-874-3144
Kid Connection : 908-359-2111

Please note that email correspondence with the Township is a public record and may be subject to disclosure under the New Jersey Open Public Records Act.