09/13/2001 11:00PM

Meadowlands to accept relief donations


With the Meadowlands sports complex closed for horse racing and pro football this weekend, the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority facilities will serve as drop-off points for the collection of items for rescue workers to help people

affected by the disaster at the World Trade Center.

Collections on will take place at the Giants Stadium Practice Bubble on Saturday from 12 noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Monmouth Park will accept donations from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Grandstand Admissions Center.

Items being sought for the rescue workers include toothpaste, toothbrushes, washcloths, soap, tissues, combs, shampoo/conditioner, deodorant, razors, shaving cream, socks [white cotton sport], men's work boots [size 10 or larger], women's work boots [any size], flashlights, batteries [C & D], sweatpants and towels.