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November 26, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Department of Human Services has issued a 'Code Blue' due to predicted weather conditions.  Temperatures are expected to feel as low as 30 degrees, with rain and winds expected in the forecast, according to the National Weather Service. As stated on nj.gov, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Parking permits for Summit Downtown employees are about to expire. The permits will expire November 30, and the renewal deadline to obtain a 2022 permit is December 15. Permit holders are instructed to log into their account at summit.gtechna.net/permit-portal/login.xhtml to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. In addition, the City of Summit Municipal Transfer Station is closed on Thanksgiving Day. Curbside recycling scheduled for November 25 has been rescheduled to the following ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit has announced that, due to the Thanksgiving holiday on November 25, City-wide curbside recycling has been rescheduled for this week. Curbside recycling will now occur on November 26. Residents should place items at the curb by 6 a.m. on Friday. The City of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is actively seeking volunteers from the community to serve on several of its committees and commissions.  Each November, the Mayor and Common Council begin the annual process of reviewing volunteer applications and appointing new members. Terms vary from one to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Meeting on rare Monday in order to accommodate municipal officials’ attendance at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities conference in Atlantic City beginning the next day, the Summit Common Council powered through a 59-minute meeting that included the formal introduction of ...

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The next Common Council meeting will be held on Monday, November 15 at 7:30PM. Masks are required in City Hall and in Council Chamber. Extra seating will be available in the lobby to allow for social distancing.  Members of the public may comment by email to cityclerk@cityofsummit.org. Comments ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners chairman is standing by pay hikes the Board has proposed for top administrators and itself. Commissioner Chairman Al Mirabella, in an interview Monday, said the raises for department heads — including an 18.8% salary increase for ...

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NEW JERSEY — After a frustrating morning with no connection for folks in Summit, sections of the Garden State, and in other parts of the country, Xfinity services are mostly back online. Many customers took to social media to report no internet, phone and cable for a few hours this ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A Comcast / Xfinity service outage is affecting multiple areas nationwide, including here in Summit. Internet and email service at City Hall has been affected, according to a message placed on the City's Twitter account. While it is not known the exact number of subscribers ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - As their customary Tuesday night slot fell on Election Day, the City of Summit Common Council held a rare Wednesday night meeting, at which the governing body heard a presentation from PSE&G regarding a major upgrade to the City’s gas lines in the that will take place over ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has proposed pay raises for itself and its top administrators in the coming year — a measure anticipated to get a formal public hearing next month. The salary bumps introduced Thursday include an 18.8% pay hike for County Manager Ed ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department is hiring additional school crossing guards. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and provide their own transportation to crossing posts. School crossing guards are paid up to $50 a day. A generous incentive bonus is given for perfect ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County residents, business owners and non-profit managers to submit nominations for the 30th annual 'Women of Excellence' awards. Nominations are being accepted through December 1. The 'Women of Excellence' awards celebrate women who have made a powerful impact on life in ...

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The next Common Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 3 at 7:30PM in Council Chamber at City Hall. Extra seating will be available in the lobby to allow for social distancing.  Members of the public may comment by email to cityclerk@cityofsummit.org. Comments must be received by ...

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 BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Passaic River Parkway in Berkeley Heights grew some this week, when the Union County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to acquire the Berkeley Plaza property. The Memorandum of Understanding with the property’s owner was signed today, Friday, Oct. 29, said Mayor ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - October in Summit brings myriad fall traditions, including falling leaves, Friday night Hilltopper football under the lights at Tatlock Park, and the annual discussion among the Hilltop City governing body about free holiday parking downtown.  While the leaves and the gridiron game ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Numerous park facilities will be upgraded, accessibility and ADA compliance will be improved, and historic structures will be maintained throughout Union County thanks to grants from the Board of Commissioners. The resources come through Kids Recreational Trust, Greening Union ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Starting on October 24, New Jersey landlines within the 908 and 856 area codes must dial 10 or 11 digits for all their calls. After October 24, local landline calls dialed with only seven digits may not go through, and the caller will receive a recording saying their call cannot be ...

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The next Common Council meeting will be held in Council Chamber at City Hall on Tuesday, October 19 at 7:30 PM. Masks are required to attend the in-person meeting. Extra seating will be available in the lobby to allow for social distancing.  In advance of the meeting, members of the public may ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The deadline to renew annual City of Summit parking and Transfer Station permits has been extended to November 15 from November 1. A permit is required for residents to park in municipal parking lots and garages, as well as to use the Municipal Transfer Station located at 40 New.

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SUMMIT, NJ - A road construction spanning the entire length of West End Avenue and Dunnder Drive is expected to take approximately one month to complete, according to the City of Summit. Work began October 12 and will continue -- on Mondays through Thursdays, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- into ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Residents and property owners are encouraged to attend an outdoor community meeting on October 13, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the corner of Ashwood and Park Avenues in Summit. Hosted by the Department of Community Services and Summit Economic Development Advisory Committee, plans for ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County has entered into a five-year, $2.6 million contract to send prisoners to Hudson County for substance abuse treatment and reentry program services. The agreement with the Hudson County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation was approved at the Sept. 23 Board of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Blink, and you’d have missed it. The October 5 Summit Common Council meeting clocked in at a scant 23 minutes, even with public input and a mayoral proclamation. There were no ordinances introduced or heard, and only three committee resolutions, in addition to the consent agenda, ...

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The next Common Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 5 at 7:30PM. Members of the public will be able to attend the meeting in person. Masks are required in City Hall and in Council Chamber. Extra seating will be available in the lobby to allow for social distancing.  Members of the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit's Division of Public Works will start its curbside leaf collection program today, October 4. The initiative continues through the earliest of December 3 or the first major snowfall. Residents are asked to place leaves curbside in biodegradable bags, which will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is alerting the community that, beginning tonight, the Broad Street exit ramp off Route 24 westbound and the southbound lane of Broad Street at the Rt. 24 overpass will temporarily close due to New Jersey Department of Transportation maintenance work. According to ...

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WARREN, NJ —- Warren Township Chief of Police William Keane introduced two new members of the Warren Township Police Department at Thursday night’s meeting of the Warren Township Committee.  Surrounded by family, friends, and fellow officers, Cody Silverman and Anthony Campanelli were sworn in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit took the next step towards a new fire station as the Common Council awarded a $15,017,650 construction bid to Wayne-based Brahma Construction Corp. during a lightly-attended meeting September 21. Susan Hairston, Ward One Council Member, moved the Safety & ...

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