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Point Boro Helping Other Towns

Relief station has plenty of food, clothing, firewood for other towns

The Point Borough Relief Station on Bridge Avenue has enough supplies to share with Tropical Storm Sandy victims from other towns.

Any residents or business people from any of the surrounding communities, as well as those from Point Borough, who have been impacted by Sandy, are welcome to pick up free supplies at the relief station on Bridge Avenue, just west of the Lovelandtown Bridge, on the former Tally's car dealership lot.

There is food, water, clothing, diapers, cleaning supplies, firewood and more. If you need help of any other kind, ask the police and volunteers manning the tables and they will give you referrals.

Initially, the relief station was established primarily for residents of hard-hit sections of the Borough. Horrendous flooding badly damaged many homes in certain sections, including Sunshine Harbor and Bay Head Shores, all east of Beaver Dam Road.

However, the relief station still has a lot of supplies left, so officials are putting the word out that they are happy to share with affected residents from other communities.

Keep checking Patch, Point Pleasant Patch Facebook page, and the Borough of Point Pleasant Facebook page,

sheamus November 10, 2012 at 12:30 AM
And.where are.the officials.in the boro.to.help.get our power restored? Bricks.mayor.has.updates.daily.from.jcp&l.. twelve days no power no answers. We got.it back a.day and.gone again: nice leadership.. totally fed.up..of course.the council.and.mayor have power
BoroMom November 10, 2012 at 03:54 PM
Please don't forget St. Gregory's Food Pantry (on Bay Ave, PP Beach adjacent to St. Mary's by the Sea church) that also has food to go, hot meals, clothing, blankets, baby items, toiletries etc... God bless them!
Darlene Motto November 10, 2012 at 07:25 PM
St. Peters also has a lot of clothes, blankets, coats, shoes etc... in their cafeteria. They sent a lot of food to St. Gregory's Food Pantry the other day.

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