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Construction Project Results in River Road Closure for Eight Nights Starting Oct. 25

October 23, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - A construction project will result in the shuttering of River Road -- from JFK Parkway to Passaic Avenue -- for eight nights beginning October 25, weather permitting. The road will be closed overnight, each night, from approximately 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning.

Summit residents, members of other communities who access the thoroughfare and businesses should be ...

City News Briefs: Parking and Disposal Permit Renewals Due by Oct.. 31, Curbside Leaf Collection Program in Progress

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is reminding residents of a fast-approaching deadline to renew parking and municipal disposal permits and notifying the community that curbside leaf collection is ongoing,

Vehicle Permits

The last day to sign-up for a parking and municipal disposal permit is October 31. Each permit -- available online -- costs $10 per vehicle or $5 if ...

Monumental Decision: Summit Council Approves Medal of Honor Memorial

SUMMIT, NJ - A monument honoring two Summit residents who were each awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for their heroism and bravery in World War I was approved by the Summit Common Council at its October 16 meeting, which also saw the swearing in of a new Summit Police officer and the introduction of a number of resolutions from the Buildings and Grounds Committee.

Ward 2 ...

Civic Commitment: City Seeks Individuals for Volunteer Roles

SUMMIT,, NJ - Residents of the Hilltop City are being sought -- and encouraged to apply - for volunteer roles serving on several of City of Summit committees and commissions.

Each November, the Mayor and Common Council begin the annual volunteer application review process and appoint new members. Terms range from one to five years of service with an opportunity for ...

Have Freeholders, Will Travel: County's Governing Body to Meet in Summit Oct. 25

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host a series of mobile meetings in several municipalities, including a visit to Summit on October 25. Other towns to host meetings include Plainfield and Westfield.

Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados had announced that the County would be holding mobile meetings as part of his “Moving Union County Forward” ...

City's Parking and Sports Facility Challenges Reviewed at Summit Common Council Meeting

SUMMIT, NJ — George Jetson’s world may have self-driving cars, but don’t expect them filling Summit’s streets anytime soon. At least not according to Parking Services Manager Rita McNany’s presentation at the Summit Common Council’s October 2 meeting.

McNany attended the International Parking Institute’s annual conference this part June in Orlando, and ...

Ongoing PTC Work Results in NJ Transit Service Cancellations, Changes Beginning Oct. 14

NEWARK, NJ - Beginning October 14, NJ Transit will temporarily discontinue some trains and modify the times and origin / destination points of others -- several of which will directly affect Summit commuters -- to accommodate the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) hardware on additional locomotives and cab control cars.

The project will impact customers along ...

More than 600 Summit JCP&L Customers Without Power as Tree Falls on Franklin Place

SUMMIT, NJ - A fallen tree on Franklin Place -- near Ruthven Place -- has left 665 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL) customers in the Hilltop City without power, with affected areas including Bank Street, Beechwood Road, Deforest Avenue, Euclid Avenue, Franklin Place, Glenwood Avenue, Hawthorne Place, Hobart Avenue, Irving Place, Larch Road, Maple Street, Parmlee Place, ...

Engineering Department Report Signals Summit Traffic Light Network Inventory, Maintenance Plan's Completion

SUMMIT, NJ - While lacking perhaps the hype of a National Football League game held weekly on the same night, the Summit Common Council met on a Monday night, the unusual scheduling tweak a mere diversion to a meeting that featured reports on Summit's traffic signal network and water flow / disposal, a timely topic given the heavy amount of rain that has fallen in and on the ...

Area Government Complex Dedicated in Name of Late Assemblyman Gerald B. Green

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The former Park Madison government complex has been officially dedicated as the Assemblyman Gerald B. Green Plaza in a ceremony attended by Green's widow and family members, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Federal, State and local officials, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Improvement Authority.

Green, who passed ...

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