Beating the heat
(7/18/2006) With exceptionally high temperatures in store today, Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. is encouraging residents to take advantage of splash pads, open pools and neighborhood relief.
The Department of Parks operates splash pads at the locations listed below. Those with an asterisk run continuously until 8 p.m. tonight. Others can be activated upon demand.
*Lighthouse Point Park
Trowbridge Square (Carlisle Street)
Jocelyn Square (near Humphrey’s restaurant)
Kensington Street (in Dwight neighborhood)
Also, four pools are in operation today at:
Hill Regional Career High School
John S. Martinez School
James Hillhouse High School
Cross High School
Sprinkler heads also are available at police substations through the district managers.