Hurricane Sandy: The Day After

The worst of the storm has passed, but many in Warminster and Bucks County are still without power and face possible flood conditions.

As Sandy moves north to the New England area, Warminster and Bucks County now have to deal with the aftermath. As of 9 a.m., PECO reports that more than 3,500 customers are without power in the township and more than 50,000 in the county.

Rain and heavy winds are still expected throughout the day, so continue to stay safe in your home until it dies down.

JP Mascaro trash service will resume on Thursday for Warminster Township. Monday and Tuesday trash will be collected on Thursday and Friday. Recycling and yard waste will be picked up on the following Monday and Tuesday.

Centennial and Archdiocesan schools are still closed today, including afternoon and evening activities. All Bucks County non-essential offices are also closed.

Emergency shelters have been opened in three locations in Bucks County. None are in the immediate Warminster area.

Shelter locations are:

Palisades High School, 35 Church Hill Road, Kitnersville, 18930 (Opened Sunday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.) *pet friendly

Pennsbury High School East, 705 Hood Blvd., Fairless Hills, 19030 (Opened Monday Oct. 29 at 9 a.m.) *pet friendly

Council Rock High School North, 62 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940 (Opened Monday Oct. 29 at 9 a.m.) *NOT pet friendly


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