Hurricane Sandy: What You Need to Know

Important information to help you weather the Frankenstorm

Getting through a severe storm is never easy. We hope the following list of contacts and information will make surviving Sandy a little less difficult.

Parsippany-Troy Hills on the Web: Town website will have updated information at www.parsippany.net.

Parsippany's Office of Emergency Management is online at www.parsippanyoem.org/. The Par-Troy OEM has established an Emergency Operations Center at police headquarters for the duration of the hurricane and it will be staffed 24 hours a day. If you need water pumped out of your basement or home, dial the main police number at 973-263-4300. 9-1-1 should ONLY be used for life- threatening emergencies and crimes in progress!

The Parsippany Police Department offers a number of communications outlets:

JCP&L Outage Maphttp://outages.firstenergycorp.com/nj.html

If you lose power, don't assume the utility knows: Call the Outage Line at 1-888-LIGHTSS.

Track Sandy via the National Hurricane Center and the National Weather Service New York, N.Y.

Helpful Information

  • Everything You Need to Know About Hurricanes [Video]
  • Parsippany Closings & Cancellations
  • Tips for homeowners using natural gas
  • Help for People Requiring Power for Medical Reasons
  • Safe Places for Pets During the Storm
  • Eating During the Storm
  • And rely on Patch: Six Ways to Use Patch during Sandy
Mrs. K October 29, 2012 at 10:48 AM
The township now has an active Facebook page, where up to date information is being released from the Mayor's office.
Natalie Davis October 29, 2012 at 01:56 PM
Yes it does, and we Liked it. Thanks, Mrs. K.


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