JCP&L Completes Inspections, Projects Prior to Summer Season; Work Aims to Enhance Customer Service Reliability

June 14, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed inspections and projects across its 13-county service area to enhance customer reliability in preparation for the summer season. The work included upgrading transmission and substation equipment, upgrading circuits and trimming trees along power lines. 

Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on ...

Toys For Us: Summit DCP Seeks Resident Donations of Playsets for Event-Specific 'Kids Zone'

SUMMIT, NJ - Aiming to establish a 'Kids Zone' during City-run summer special events on the Village Green, the Summit Department of Community Programs (DCP) is asking residents for donations of preschool-age children’s play equipment and toys that will be incorporated into its 'Screen on the Green', 'Hot Summer Nights Concert Series', 'Community Night' and ...

Summit Council Approves Placement of Fountain Baptist Historical Marker

SUMMIT, NJ - History and youth each shared the spotlight at the first Summit Common Council Meeting of June, with Ward 2 Council member Marjorie Fox introducing a resolution to allow the placement of a historical marker -- on City property -- marking the first permanent location of Fountain Baptist Church at 19-21 Chestnut Avenue, while several ceremonial ...

Union County's Support of LGBTQ Community There for All to See as Rainbow Flag Raised, Flies Over with County Courthouse

ELIZABETH, NJ - The rainbow flag, a symbol of pride and independence, is flying high above the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. 

This event -- hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Office of LGBTQ Services, Department of Human Services -- brought dignitaries and people from all over New Jersey to the ...

Summit's David Guida Honored at United Way of Union County's Annual Celebration June 13

ELIZABETH, NJ - City of Summit and Department of Community Programs employee David Guida will be honored as a 'Civic Rising Star' at the United Way of Greater Union County's Annual Celebration, which will be held June 13 in Clark. Guida is one of three Rising Star recipients who will be joined by a host of other individuals, businesses and organizations honored in ...

City News Briefs: Flag Retirement Ceremony Set for June 3; Pooch Leash Laws Reinforced

SUMMIT, NJ - The American Legion Post #322 will hold its annual Flag Retirement Ceremony and 'Grand Massing of the Colors' on June 3 at Summit's Village Green, beginning at 11 a.m.

Residents may bring their used, faded or torn flags to the event, where the American Legion will dispose of them with dignity and honor, respectfully setting them aflame.

A bin designated for the ...

Public Ceremony Will See Rainbow Flag Flying Over Union County Courthouse for First Time June 4

ELIZABETH, NJ - A rainbow flag will fly -- for the first time -- at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as 'LGBTQ Pride Month', and a public 'Pride Flag Raising' ceremony will be held June 4, beginning at 1 p.m., on the steps of the historic Courthouse on Broad Street in Elizabeth.

“Raising the rainbow flag at our County Courthouse is a ...

City's Initial Broad Street West Redevelopment Recommendations Presented at Summit Public Meeting May 31

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit will present its preliminary recommendations regarding the Broad Street west redevelopment area at a public meeting May 31, beginning at 7 p.m., at The Connection. The Broad Street area -- between Broad Street and Morris Avenue and Maple Street -- has been designated “an area in need of redevelopment” by the City of Summit Common ...

City Switches to Summer Hours Office Schedule Effective May 29

SUMMIT, NJ - Beginning Tuesday, May 29, all City of Summit offices will operate on a summer hours schedule, opening for business at 8 am. and closing at 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays. Friday hours are 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The summer hours schedule will be in effect through August 31, 2018.

Four Citizens Named as New Summit Economic Development Advisory Committee Begins to Take Shape

SUMMIT, NJ - Four Summit residents -- Jonathan Betz, Paul Formichelli, Julia Keenan, and Jeffrey Wagenbach as citizens-at-large - have been appointment to the Summit Economic Development Advisory Committee at the Summit Common Council's second meeting in May.

The Council, at its April 3 meeting, had approved -- in a 4-3 vote along party lines -- Council Member ...

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