Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Be prepared for anything this winter storm brings to Summit by signing up for emergency notification systems, and programming phone numbers, websites into your phone/tablet.
A winter storm is quickly approaching the Summit area, promising to bring rain, gusty winds and 1 - 4 inches of snow, according to recent forecasts. Here are important phone numbers and websites to keep handy for emergencies and to stay up to date on conditions in Summit: For Emergencies, dial 9-1-1 Summit Police Department (non-emergency): (908) 273-0051 Summit Fire Department (non-emergency): (908) 277-1033 Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad (non-emergency): (908) 277-9479 City of Summit website: http://www.cityofsummit.org/ City of Summit Office of Emergency Management website: http://www.cityofsummit.org/content/8242/8298/9106/default.aspx City of Summit Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/City-of-Summit/167658826632366 Mayor …
Friday, January 4, 2013
During reorganization meeting Thursday night, Mayor Dickson discussed challenges endured during, after Sandy, and accomplishments made throughout Summit in 2012.
Mayor Ellen Dickson delivered her “State of the City Address” during the Summit Common Council’s reorganization meeting Thursday night in Council Chambers. Dickson cited the progress made throughout the city in 2012, while also discussing challenges faced by residents and city officials alike. Superstorm Sandy The greatest challenge the city faced this year was Superstorm Sandy, Dickson said, which was “a harsh test.” Summit lost power for the third time in nearly 18 months, a source of stress and destruction for many, and physical hardship for others. Dickson noted that despite the challenges presented by Sandy, most community members put their own troubles aside to help others first. “When they could, they provided shelter, food, money, …
Friday, November 9, 2012
JCP&L updated residents yesterday on which streets would be turned back on by the weekend.
The following is text from the City's latest storm event update, Nov. 8, 2012: JCP&L is now reporting that substantially all of the community will have electric service restored by Saturday evening; however, there will be some areas that will take longer. The electric utility has provided a partial list of streets that may receive power restoration as early as today – the list is on the City website. The weekend weather is forecasted to include warming temperatures. Please joins us Saturday afternoon at the Summit Football Game at 1 PM at Investor’s Bank Field at Tatlock. A list of street-by-street power restorations provided by Jersey Central Power & Light that originally appeared on Mayor Ellen Dickson's website DeBary Place
Friday, August 24, 2012
Mayor Ellen Dickson stood with members of the Family Promise team in front of their Summit Avenue headquarters.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Friday, August 24, 2012
This is a picture of volunteers in front of the Family Promise headquarters in Summit. Family Promise is celebrating their 25th anniversary. It is an organization founded in Summit that assists homeless families. It is now nationwide with 1500 volunteers. It is a wonderful organization. — Mayor Ellen Dickson