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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Volunteer for Summit


SUMMIT, N.J., March 26, 2020 – Summit Mayor Nora Radest and Summit Downtown Inc. are requesting volunteers to assist local small business owners in navigating new COVID-19 coronavirus financial relief programs offered by the State of Ne...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Governor Murphy announces statewide stay at home order, closing all non-essential retail businesses

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Governor Murphy announced strict new directives to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus effective on Saturday, March 21 at 9PM.

Citizens are advised to remain in their homes at 9PM each evening and avoid all unnecessary travel.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Summit Public Schools to offer meals to all residents under 18


All resident children under the age of 18 regardless of the school or eligibility in the Free/Reduced Program are eligible for breakfast and lunch “grab-and-go” meals at our food pick-up locations.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Summit's COVID-19 Webpage Updated Daily


The City of Summit has developed a webpage to share all COVID-19 information. Check the page daily for updates from the Westfield Regional Health Department on Coronavirus cases in Summit.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Your support of local businesses is essential

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Please help to spread the word about local businesses that are open and how you can order food, make purchases and get great service all while maintaining a safe social distance.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Summit Free Public Library closed until further notice


No fines charged for overdue library materials now due on May 12. The book drop in the municipal parking lot is closed. Visit library website for electronic resources. Email for temporary library card and access to e-resources.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Guidance to keep COVID-19 virus from spreading in Summit

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Mayor Nora Radest shares a video update on municipal planning and strategy with important social distancing guidelines for mitigation of the COVID-19 virus spread in Summit, NJ.

Essential Guidance to follow:

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Municipal court suspended now through March 27.


Municipal court sessions will be suspended for two weeks to mitigate public exposure to COVID-19 coronavirus, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

For the two-week period from Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 27, individuals ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

All city buildings closed and business conducted remotely

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SUMMIT, N.J., March 16, 2020 – In an effort to help mitigate workplace exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the City of Summit is closing all public facilities including City Hall, the Municipal Transfer Station, Summit Community Center, ath...

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