UPDATE FROM ROBBINSVILLE MAYOR DAVE FRIED
AND THE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Out of a continued abundance of caution associated with the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Robbinsville Township, in conjunction with the Robbinsville Irish Heritage Association (RIHA), has cancelled the March 21, 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Alll Robbinsville Township municipal buildings are closed to the general public effective March 16, 2020.
Thursday afternoon, Gov. Phil Murphy recommended the cancellation of all public gatherings of 250+ people, including parades, concerts and sporting events, saying "social distancing works." Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes issued a similar declaration Thursday evening.
“We are in constant contact with health officials regarding the spread of the virus and the many merits of social distancing during these extraordinary times,” Mayor Dave Fried said today. “My primary responsibility is to keep our community safe. We are doing everything in our power to do just that by limiting large assemblies and encouraging personal responsibility with proper hygiene and health-oriented habits.”
* All Township municipal buildings closed to the general public.
* All Robbinsville Schools will be closed on through spring break and have shifted to remote learning.
* Senior Center Nutrition Program is pick-up only between the hours of 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
* The March 24 Town Hall Meeting at the Senior Center to discuss recreation opportunities at Miry Run also has been cancelled.
* The March 28 Mercer County Hazardous and Electronic Waste event at the Dempster Fire Training School.
* The April 5 Thea's Star of Hope Half Marathon has been cancelled.