Andover Community News and Notices
7th & 8th Grade Student Dance
Friday, May 19, 6:30 to 8:30 at the Hillside Park Barn.
A DJ will provide the music. There will be snacks and beverages. Permission slips required.
Andover Township Day
Saturday, June 3 at Hillside Park. Festivities begin at 1 p.m.
Town-Wide Garage Sale
June 10 and 11, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. $5 fee to get your address on the map. Download form. Forms due by June 1. Maps available June 8.
How to donate a mattress as well as mattress recycling and more. Check it out here: https://www.tuck.com/mattress-disposal/
Poll Workers Needed
Have FUN and get PAID while participating in democracy. Board of Elections training classes are being scheduled now. For more information call Jeannie at 973-579-0950 ext. 4.
BBQ and Movie Night at the Park
Sunday, July 9
Family Fun Bingo
Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 p.m. at the Barn
BBQ at the Park
Sunday, August 13, 4 p.m.
Family Fun Bingo
Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Barn
Ongoing Noteworthy Notices
listed by issuing organization
Recreation Committee Issues Spring/Summer Newsletter
Fitness Classes for Women
Yoga and/or Strength and Conditioning classes at the Hillside Park Barn. Class sessions are 8 weeks. Yoga classes are Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. Cost is $40. Conditioning classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Classes feature full-body toning and sculpting, weight exercises, stations, and bootcamp. All 16 classes: $64. Monday or Wednesday only: $32. Call Robyn 973-383-4280, ext. 221 for additional information. Download Fitness Flier
There have been questions regarding bats in general and the recommended location for bat houses. Click here for a list of recommendations from a bat management website.
Link to NJDEP’s podcast on the Drought with State Geologist, Jeff Hoffman.
To request toilet leak detection tablets contact Mica.McCullough@dep.nj.gov.
For more information on the drought conditions and water conservation, visit these websites:
Solution to Storm Water Pollution
Attention Senior Citizens
The Greater Andover Senior Citizens are actively seeking new members. You must be 55 years of age or older. The Group meets on the first and third Monday of each month at the Hillside House from 1 to 4 p.m. Monthly trips and other activities such as in-house entertainment, catered luncheons, bingo, and guest speakers are scheduled throughout the year. For information call Lois McCue at 973-383-3783. Various important services are available! For information and referral on programs and services for the elderly, call the Sussex County Office of the Aging at 973-579-0555.
Streetlight on the Blink?
Let JCPL know so repairs can be made. See flier for details.
Communication tools from JCP&L provide customers with simple and convenient ways to get the most current information related to their electric service. See tips.
JCPL Warning about Scammers
JCP&L has received increased reports of scammers targeting utility customers. In the latest scam, a telephone caller poses as an electric utility company employee and threatens to shut off the customer’s power unless an immediate payment is made. See full notice.
Space Heater Safety
Space heaters are a great way to warm up a cold room or provide supplemental heat to your home. But while convenient, they are also a leading cause of home fires during the winter months. If you’re going to use a space heater, here are a few tips to make sure you stay extra warm—and safe. See tips.
Tips for Reducing Energy Costs
Taking steps now can help prevent high energy usage in the coming months. See tips.
New Jersey Legislature Sessions Schedule & Hearings
Low-Income eligible households that are having a difficulty paying their heating and cooling bills can contact this office for financial assistance and help in weatherizing their homes. See website.