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Summit Pool Surface Rehab Project, New Fire House Plans to be Funded Via $1 Million Bond Ordinance

December 7, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ — Speaking at the Summit Common Council's first meeting of December, Council President David Naidu read a statement -- on behalf of the entire Council and Mayor Nora Radest -- passionately condemning the acts of hatred which saw swastikas appear at both Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School and at Summit High School.

"The recent discovery of Nazi ...

City Expands Summit Ridesharing Program Capacity Twenty Percent

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit has expanded its Lyft ridesharing program for residential commuters and downtown employees by 20 percnet -- from 250 to 300 participants. The program, the first of its kind in New Jersey, was implemented in October 2016 o alleviate parking congestion in municipal parking lots and garages near the NJ Transit Summit Station.

The program ...

Summit Council Votes Down Two-Week Downtown Holiday Parking Program, Opts for Saturdays Only and 'Courtesy Cards'

SUMMIT, NJ - The seemingly omnipresent issue of parking was again the subject of lengthy discussion at the Summit Common Council's second meeting of November, the latest verbal iteration focusing on the issue of free parking downtown duing the holidays. Also on the agenda was the City's response during the 'Snowmageddon' event of November 15, which saw ...

To Build 'Inclusive Process', City Hosts Park Line Project Community Workshop Meeting

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is inviting Hilltop City residents to a public meeting focusing on the Summit Park Line Project. The meeting will be held December 6, starting at 7 p.m., at the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad headquarters located at 1000 Summit Avenue.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather feedback from key stakeholders ...

In The Dark: More Than One-Third of Summit Without Power Due to Substation Issue

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is reporting that, due to an issue at the substation, more than one-third of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL) customers are without power, including the train station and the Central Business District.

According to 3,560 of 9,274 customers are without power in Summit City.

The site estimates restoration time at ...

Milling About: Dates Again Changed for River Road Project

SUMMIT, NJ - The milling portion of the River Road works project has again changed.

Milling will now not take place on November 12, but rather will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13-14, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.. No milling work will take place on Monday 11/12.

Roadwork will begin on the section of River Road closest to Route 24 and proceed toward ...

Summit Council Rebuffs SDI Request for Free Holiday Parking, Proposes Pair of Alternative Benefits

SUMMIT, NJ - Entering the season of giving, the Summit Common Council -- at its first meeting of November -- was not in the mood to provide Summit Downtown, Inc. the free holiday parking program it has requesting, instead opting to offer up two resolutions that would yield alternative benefits to the public.

Summit Downtown, Inc., (SDI) the organization which represents retailers and ...

Update: Nighttime River Road Closures in Summit Set for Nov. 7-9

SUMMIT, NJ - Sections of River Road in Summit will be closed for milling work from November 8-9 and November 12, from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning. The original schedule for the project had called for closures for eight nights beginning October 25, subject to weather conditions.

Work will begin on the portions of River Road closest to Route 24 and proceed ...

Thirsty for Sustainability, Summit Asks Residents to 'Skip The Straw'

SUMMIT, NJ - In a media event held in the courtyard of City Hall -- organized by the Summit Department of Community Services, Recycling Advisory Committee, Environmental Commission and Green Summit -- Mayor Nora Radest and members from participating businesses unveiled a City-wide community partnership designed to reduce plastic straw waste in the Hilltop City.

'Skip ...

City Begins 'Soft Plastics', Used Tennis Ball Recycling Programs

SUMMIT, NJ - Two, new recycling collection programs -- focusing on 'soft plastics' and used tennis balls -- are being implemented by the City of Summit and the Recycling Advisory Committee in an effort to help reduce items from entering the waste stream and utilize recycling and reuse initiatives.

'Soft Plastics' Program

A collection bin is now located at ...


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