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Hurricane Sandy in Toms River: Numbers to Keep Handy

Local resources, phone numbers

The Toms River Hurricane Hotline number is currently down. Residents should call 732-349-0150 for any hurricane questions.

Toms River has activated its Hurricane Emergency Hotline for 4 p.m. Sunday and onward: 732-818-9901.

As Hurricane Sandy approaches the Jersey Shore, emergency workers are reminding people that call volume skyrockets during a crisis. Many of the calls are non-emergency calls that could be better handled by another agency. 

The following is a partial list of phone numbers to call releated to specific problems you may have:

Hurricane Readiness Tips: http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

  • Power outages, call JCP&L: 1-888-LIGHTSS (544-4877) A current power outage map is here.
  • Phone service or FIOS television, call Verizon: 1-800-837-4966
  • Cable TV service, Cablevision: 866-633-0193; Comcast (Toms River): 866-922-0693
  • Ocean County Office of Emergency Management, call 732-341-3451.
  • Local traffic map is here. Statewide traffic map from State Police, DOT is here at NJ511.
  • Toms River Police, non-emergency: 732-349-0150.
  • Toms River Public Works:  732-341-1000
  • Ocean County Parks and Recreation parks close at dusk normally. For county park closure updates, call 877-627-2757, and then option 3.
  • Toms River Halloween Parade Oct. 31 is postponed and a rescheduled date will be announced after the storm response.

Toms River has activated its Hurricane Emergency Hotline for 4 p.m. Sunday and onward: 732-818-9901.

 

For the latest Hurricane Sandy coverage from Toms River Patch visit our topic page here.

 

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Tracy Lagary October 28, 2012 at 11:30 AM
Way to go patch!
Mike L October 28, 2012 at 11:31 PM
Thank you for all that info, that was a Professioal job.....KUDO's
Barbara zitney October 29, 2012 at 05:36 PM
Why is it that towns around us are getting automatic phone updates, Brick Wall etc. even family in Maryland....Us here in Toms River...NOTHING>>>>what if you don't have access to a computer? logic here?
Catherine Galioto (Editor) October 30, 2012 at 01:24 PM
The Toms River Hurricane Hotline number is currently down. Residents should call 732-349-0150 for any hurricane questions.
George T. Higham October 30, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Is there any news on the homes on 2nd ave. Seaside Park George Higham
Kat Pollis October 31, 2012 at 05:04 PM
I am trying to find out if my brother Theo Pollis and his son Nicky Pollis who were at Surf and Stream campground in Toms River are OK? and where they are? We havent heard from them since Saturday. If anyone knows, please please leave message at kpollis@aol.com. please. we are way down in Fla and cannot reach anyone up there . God bless you all and protect you.
Kat Pollis October 31, 2012 at 05:10 PM
PLEASE Help--my brother and nephew are missing. they were at surf and stream casmpground (theo pollis is security there) and no one has heard from them since saturday. please please contact us at kpollis@aol.com if you know anything about them or the campground in general. we are down south and have no way to get up there to NJ to find them. thnax and God Bless you all.
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