Road Work Advisory: DPW road paving Tues. 4/18 Sunset Rd. and Cherry Hill Rd. Temporary road closures possible between 7AM-5PM. Cherry Valley Rd. Road closures from Rutgers Ln to Cherry Hill Rd. Plan alt route. Mountainview Road milling continues. Other upcoming road paving in the next two weeks include: Rutland Rd., Maple St., Red Oak Way, Pin Oak Rd., Sourland Hills Rd. and Hollow Rd.
Princeton Avenue from Rt. 206 to Van Horne Brook (past Kings Commons) is CLOSED to all through traffic 9a-3p M-F for approx. 4 weeks starting 4/17. Princeton Ave. residents, Service Trucks & Emerg. Vehicles Only. Blue Spring residents must use River Rd. during these hrs. We apologize for this inconvenience.
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE
Mayor Ed Trzaska
Deputy Mayor Rich Smith
Recycle wide range of items at Fair!
12th Annual Earth Day RECYCLING Fair
Sun., April 23
Noon to 3 PM
Rain or shine
Upper Middle School
375 Burnt Hill Rd, Skillman
This year's Recycling Fair will repeat last year's focus - a recycling-only event - with logistics and location improvements.
There will be drive-up drop-off stations set up along the curb at UMS, and another lane to loop around toward a paper shredding truck, and metal & electronics dumpsters.
Residents are invited to drop off metal (e.g. tools, pots & pans, yard furniture), electronics (e.g. printers, computer monitors), and bring boxes or bags of confidential documents for shredding (no 3-ring binders).
The Somerset County Sheriff's Office will collect unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications (no needles or sharps).
Other groups will accept gently used clothing, shoes and jeans; business attire (to benefit Dress for Success); new personal hygiene products (to benefit Rescue Mission of Trenton); children's books (to benefit the Carolyn Stokes Preschool in Trenton); adult and children bicycles (for Boys & Girls Club of Trenton); sneakers & sporting goods (to support
Kicks 4 Caribya
); golf clubs (to benefit First Tee of Raritan); crayons, markers, highlighters and dry erase markers; printer cartridges (TechnicianX), and more.
There will also be a canned goods/supply drive to benefit Montgomery Township's Food Pantry. The Pantry asks for specific donations such as cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, paper goods (paper towels, napkins, toilet paper), canned tuna & canned chicken, mayonnaise, cake & brownie mix, frosting, and canned fruit.
A full list of items residents can drop-off to be recycled (which is still growing!) can be found at
"The recycling aspect of our annual Fair is a big hit with the community so we decided to focus exclusively on collections this year. The Fair has attracted as many as a thousand people in recent years," said Mary Reece, chairperson of Montgomery Township's Environmental Commission. "It's the township's biggest community-wide environmental event."
Last year 10,465 lbs of paper was shredded, over 40 cubic yards of metal were recycled, and an astonishing 100 cubic yards of electronics were recycled at the fair.
"Strong community support for over 10 years has helped promote environmentally friendly and sustainable actions in Montgomery," Reece said.
|This year's fair will again feature free and secure computer & electronics recycling. For more, click on photo.
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LIKE OR FOLLOW MONTGOMERY TWP:
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.