Abbie Stebbins

    Abbie Stebbins, left, a aide at Ironbound Senior Center, fills a water bottle for a community member, right, who declined to be identified, at one of the area cooling centers, Thursday, July 21, 2011, in Newark, N.J. Temperature in the North New Jersey region is nearing the 100-degree mark and is expected to reach triple digits by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)