Cooling centers open today & tomorrow in West Hudson

cooling offCooling centers are open today in all three West Hudson towns, the Hudson County Office of Emergency Management says, at the following locations.


• Health Department, 645 Kearny Ave., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, July 31.
• Kearny Public Library, 318 Kearny Ave., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday, July 31.


Senior Citizens Center, 221 Harrison Ave., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

East Newark

Senior Citizens Center, 37 President St., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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