Andover Community News and Notices

Current 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:

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

Environmental Commission
State Government

Recreation Committee

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

Environmental Commission

Bat Housing
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.

Drought Information
Link to NJDEP’s podcast on the Drought with State Geologist, Jeff Hoffman.
To request toilet leak detection tablets contact
For more information on the drought conditions and water conservation, visit these websites:

Stormwater Management Information
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Brochures and tip cards.

Solution to Storm Water Pollution
Download flier


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
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.

State Government

New Jersey Legislature Sessions Schedule & Hearings

Energy Assistance
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.

Know the Bear Facts: Black Bears in New Jersey
Download Tips for Preventing Unwanted Bear Encounters or visit the NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife