HUDSON COUNTY – Communities in Hudson County have opened warming centers for those with nowhere to stay warm during the bitter cold weather expected to last into next week.The temperatures are expected to stay between 11 and 27 degrees until Jan. 5.BAYONNE – The community center at 597 Broadway, between 27th and 28th streets, has been open nightly from 6 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. since Christmas night. During normal business hours, people can utilize some of the public buildings: City Hall at 29th Street and Avenue C, the public library at 31st Street and Avenue C, and the senior centers downtown at Fourth Street and uptown at 56th Street.NOTH BERGEN – The township’s three designated warming centers will be operational this week at the Uptown library, 8411 Bergenline Ave., the Downtown Library, 2123 Kennedy Blvd., and the Recreation Center, 6300 Meadowview Ave.All centers are open through Friday, Dec. 29. Hours will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily at the Recreation Center. Both library locations will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily except Friday, when they will close at 5 p.m.JERSEY CITY – Hudson CASA Drop in Center, 514 Newark Ave., Jersey City, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Hudson County Integrated Services Center, 124 Claremont Ave., Jersey City, open Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.,m.-2 p.m., and St. Lucy’s Shelter, 619 Grove St., Jersey City, Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.HOBOKEN – The Hoboken Shelter, 300 Bloomfield St., Mon – Thursday 9 a.m.-9 pm., and Friday-Sunday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.UNION CITY – The PERC Shelter, 117 37th St., Union City, 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.The county warming center located at the Naval Reserve facility in Kearny is designed to be used when other shelters are full.
There’s a mixed card on offer at Tipperary this evening with the first four races on the flat and the final three over hurdles.Sassy But Classy is David Marnane sole runner this evening – the filly could provide the Bansha based trainer with a winner.Having been beaten by a neck in Dundalk last Friday Aidan O’Brien will be hoping his two-year-old Washington DC can go one better in the opening Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at 5.15. Dermot Weld has a Sierra Run under jockey Pat Smullen in the featured handicap at 6.45.Mark Walsh, who has been out injured for eight weeks, returns in the concluding Follow @TipperaryRaces On Twitter Maiden Hurdle at 8.15 aboard Bitsandpieces.