5 Shelters For People Without Power

Easton releases list of places for people without electricity.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Met-Ed listed 6,036 customers without power in Easton.

If you need some place warm to go at night, there's always the Red Cross Shelter in Bethlehem, at 2121 City Line Avenue. 

You can reach them at 610-865-4400, or call LANTA at 610-258-0479 for transportation to the shelter.

Easton Mayor Sal Panto also released a list of four daytime shelters in the city:
  • The Salvation Army, 1110 Northampton St.,open 9 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. during the week, closed Saturday, and then open Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food provided. Call 610-258-9531.
  • St. John's Luterhan Church's fellowship hall will be open Wednesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Get warm, charge your cell phone. The church will feed families with children and people over 60 first, and anything left over to others. The church needs volunteer cooks, as well as donations of food and paper products. For questions, call 610-258-6119.
  • Greater Shiloh Church will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as a day/drop in shelter.
  • The Easton Boys & Girls Club on the South Side will also serve as a drop-in shelter Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Panto encouraged residents to make donations to St. John's and the Salvation Army for their kitchens. He also said additional police patrols will be on the street in areas without electricity.




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