Township of Long Hill

Transportation

driving directions below

RETIRED SENIORS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)

RSVP is a Morris County-wide charitable organization that provides services to Senior Citizens through a number of local offices. RSVP has a local office in Lounsberry Meadows which provides the services listed below.

RSVP needs volunteers to staff its office and to conduct its programs.

OUTREACH:

RSVP operates an outreach telephone service for the benefit of all senior residents of the Township. RSVP makes morning calls to housebound residents, daily or weekly. Call 908-647-0760 to be included in this service.

SENIOR TRANSPORTATION:

RSVP makes arrangements, via its "Dial-A-Ride" service, for the Township's 16 passenger Senior Citizen van to provide transportation services to Senior citizens. Call 908-626-1101 at least 2 days in advance to reserve a seat. Priority is given to those with no other means of transportation on a first come, first served basis.

Stirling ShopRite Every Thursday
Out of Town Shopping 2nd and 4th Wednesday
Senior Citizen Meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday
Nutrition Center Lunch (Warrenbrook)
A federally funded county-run program provides a hot meal for a donation of $1.50.
Every Tuesday

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

RSVP can assist with a variety of senior-related issues. Some examples include:
• Locating in-home nursing services
• Assistance with Medicare, insurance or tax forms
• Obtaining flu shots.
Inquire about these and other services available to Seniors by calling 647-0760 between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon Monday through Friday (except Holidays).

OTHER TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES
PATH (PANYNJ)
1-800-234-PATH (7284)
Police/Lost & Found 
201-216-6078
NY Waterway Ferry
800-53-FERRY
Metro-North Railroad (MTA)
1-800-METRO-INFO 
1-800-638-7646
Amtrak
1-800-USA-RAIL
(1-800-872-7245)
SEPTA (South East Pennsylvania Trans. Authority)
215-580-7800
Long Island Railroad (MTA)
1-718-217-LIRR 
1-718-217-5477
Newark Subway (NJT Light Rail) • [history]
1-800-772-2222
New York City MTA Subways & Buses
1-718-330-1234
AirTrain EWR Newark Airport (PANYNJ)
1-888-EWR-INFO
1-888-397-4636
Newark Airport website (PANYNJ)
 
For a NJ Transit Schedule click here                                                  For NJ Transit Bus Information click here

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From Morristown, Northern NJ, Hudson Valley

Google Map with Directions

NY Thruway:

  • at Suffern (exit 15) take I-287 South

Bergen/Passaic County, George Washington Bridge:

  • Take I-80 West to exit 43, then I-287 South

Sussex/Warren County, Delaware Water Gap:

  • Take I-80 East to exit 43, then I-287 South

On I-287 South, pass Morristown, then 6 more miles to exit 30A. You will be on North Maple Ave.

  • 1.6 miles to Basking Ridge center. Gentle left onto South Maple Ave. 2.6 miles to blinker light. This is Long Hill Road.
  • Gentle right for Millington or gentle left for Stirling, Gillette and Meyersville. Follow the signs.
LIBRARY (until 2005) - Gentle left onto Long Hill Road. 1.0 mile to stop sign. Right on Central Avenue. 0.2 miles on the left (opposite Central school).
POLICE - Gentle left onto Long Hill Road. 1.0 mile to stop sign. Right on Central Avenue. 0.8 miles to Mercer Street. (Last side street BEFORE the traffic light.) Turn left. Last building on the left.
TOWN HALL, LIBRARY, RIVERSIDE PARK - Gentle left onto Long Hill Road. 1.0 mile to stop sign. Right on Central Avenue. 0.9 miles to traffic light. Left on Valley Road. 0.9 miles on the right.
From Central and Western NJ, Eastern Pennsylvania
Trenton, Princeton, Flemington, Somerville:
  • Get to US-206 North or US-202 North to I-287 North.
  • Then 3.5 miles to I-78 East.
  • Phillipsburg: Take I-78 East past I-287.
  • I-78 East 6.5 miles from I-287 to Exit 36.
  • Left on King George Rd. 1.2 miles to white church. Right on Valley Rd. (County Rte. 512). 0.6 mi to Division Ave. (County Rte. 605)
  • Turn left for Millington and Meyersville or continue straight for Stirling and Gillette.
LIBRARY (until 2005) - Continue on Valley Rd. another 1.4 miles to first traffic light. Left onto Main Avenue. 0.7 miles on the right (opposite school).
POLICE - Continue on Valley Rd. another 1.4 miles to first traffic light. Left onto Main Avenue. First right onto Mercer Street. Last building on the left.
TOWN HALL, LIBRARY, RIVERSIDE PARK - Continue on Valley Rd. another 2.4 miles. On the right.
From Newark, NYC Tunnels, Turnpike, Garden State Parkway
  • Turnpike to Exit 14 (Newark Airport) or Garden State Parkway to Exit 142 and get on I-78 West.
    • There is no ramp from the Garden State Parkway NORTHBOUND to I-78 WESTBOUND.
    • You will go EAST on I-78 one exit, then make a U-turn.
    • Follow the signs.
  • Drive West on I-78 to Exit 40.
  • Right on Hillcrest Rd. 1 mile to Stop sign. Straight through (slight left), then 0.7 miles to traffic light. This is Gillette.
  • Turn left for Stirling and Millington or straight through for Meyersville.
LIBRARY (until 2005) - Turn left onto Valley Rd. 1.5 miles to the third traffic light. Right onto Main Avenue. 0.7 miles on the right (opposite school).
POLICE - Turn left onto Valley Rd. 1.5 miles to the third traffic light. Right onto Main Avenue. First right onto Mercer Street. Last building on the left.
TOWN HALL, LIBRARY, MATTHEW G. KANTOR MEMORIAL PARK (Formerly Riverside Park) - Turn left onto Valley Rd. 0.6 miles on the left.
From nearby towns to the Riverside Recreation Park
From the east via Route 22
  • US-22 west 1.9 miles past Sears to Watchung Avenue, Plainfield. (Sign says "Veterans Hospital".)
  • Sudden right turn onto Watchung Avenue.
  • 1.1 miles to Watchung traffic circle. Second exit is Stirling Road. Sign says "Stirling"
  • 3.3 miles to the end. Turn right onto Valley Road.
  • 0.3 miles. Recreation fields are on the right. Park behind Town Hall.
From Union County towns
  • West on Springfield Avenue through Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights.
  • Enter Long Hill on a high bridge over the Passaic River. Street name changes to Valley Road.
  • 1.5 miles. (Second traffic light.) Recreation fields are on the left. Park behind Town Hall (under construction).
From Essex County towns
  • JFK Parkway south to Short Hills Mall .
  • Continue on JFK Pkwy and stay left for "River Road - Summit". Cross under Route 24.
  • 0.9 miles to the first traffic light. "Novartis" on your left. Straight through.
  • 0.1 miles to a traffic triangle. Left turn onto Passaic Avenue (sign says "New Providence").
  • 1.2 miles to Springfield Avenue (county route 512). Turn right.
  • 4.5 miles west on Springfield Avenue through New Providence and Berkeley Heights.
  • Enter Long Hill on a high bridge over the Passaic River. Street name changes to Valley Road.
  • 1.5 miles. (Second traffic light.) Recreation fields are on the left. Park behind Town Hall (under construction).
From Basking Ridge
  • Get onto South Maple Ave (sign says Millington).
  • 2.6 miles to blinker light. Gentle left onto Long Hill Road.
  • 1.0 mile to stop sign. Right on Central Avenue.
  • 0.9 miles to first traffic light. Left on Valley Road
  • 0.9 miles. Recreation fields are on the right. Park behind Town Hall.
From Lyons Mall
  • South on Stonehouse Road toward the quarry.
  • 1.9 miles to King George Road (Millington Baptist Church). Turn left on Valley Road (county road 512).
  • 3.0 miles. Recreation fields are on the right. Park behind Town Hall.
From Liberty Corner
  • Mt. Airy Road or Martinsville Road south to Valley Road (county route 512). Turn left onto Valley Road.
  • 2.6 miles (stay on 512) to King George Road (Millington Baptist Church). Turn left on Valley Road (still county route 512).
  • 3.0 miles. Recreation fields are on the right. Park behind Town Hall.

County Route Numbers
512 Valley Road
531 Mountain Ave. (South of Valley Rd.)
604 New Vernon Road
605 Division Ave. and Long Hill Road (Basking Ridge Road to Division Ave.)
606 Plainfield Road
638 Mountain Ave. (North of Valley Rd.) and Meyersville Road
657 Basking Ridge Road and Long Hill Road (Basking Ridge Road to Meyersville Rd.)