The Borough of Stanhope requires you to dispose of Electronic equipment listed below by taking it to the DPW yard on 7 Smith Street off Sparta Stanhope Road. You can go on a Wednesday or a Saturday.
Computers – Laptops – Monitors – Televisions – Desktop Printers and printer/fax/copiers/scanners combinations – Computer peripherals including keyboard, mouse, hard drives and other devices – Fax Machines – DVD, VHS players and other video players (ie – DVR’s)
Register Ready is a NJ Special Needs registry designed to help emergency responders locate and safely evacuate people who could find it difficult to help themselves in the event of a major disaster such as a hurricane or flooding. If you or a family member would need assistance to get to a safe environment due to physical or cognitive limitations, language barrier or lack of transportation you may register by logging on to www.registerready.nj.gov calling 2-1-1 toll free of calling the Sussex County Office of Emergency Management at 973-579-0380.
Home safety incorporates a variety of components including but not limited to prevention of fall, poison control, fire safety, burn protection and choking and suffocation. Some safety tips from the Home Safety Council include:
*Install grab bars in tub and showers, use non-skid mats
*Have good lighting over stairs, steps and landings
*Keep stairs clear of clutter
*Keep cleaners, medication, beauty products out of the reach of children
*Have working Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors working
*Stay by the stove when cooking
*Keep hot water heaters at 120% to prevent burns
There are free Hearing Screenings at Franks Trattoria, in Byram Plaza every few months. Topics covered are Hearing Loss, Tinnius and the importance of a Baseline Hearing Test. Also, a free lunch is served. To contact them, call 973-691-0110 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, the corporate website is www.njhearingaids.com.
IHOP Restaurant on Mondays, all day has 50 % off the regular menu for Senior Citizens. The items selected must be from the regular menu and not the seniors menu. That means that if two go for a meal, you would only get charged for one. If you go as a single, you would get 50% off your entrée.
If your electrical power is off more than 4 hours you can get a free water and dry ice at the JCP&L site on Allen Street in Netcong, NJ. Never touch dry ice without gloves.