Sunday, February 10, 2013
Let us know how things look in your neighborhood. We'd love to hear from you!
Winter has paid an official visit to Summit. After Superstorm Sandy, the idea of another storm ripping through our area seemed daunting. Or maybe you don't mind this particular storm? Well, however you're feeling about this, we want to hear from you! What's your neighborhood looking like right now? Any downed trees or power lines around your residence? Do you have something you just want to say? You can leave your comments below and add photos by clicking the "upload photos, videos & PDFs" button under our photo. Or, send your comments and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or text them to me at (908) 723-6721, and I'll post 'em on Patch. Please be safe! "Like" Summit Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the most up-to-date Summit…
Friday, February 8, 2013
We're keeping a running tab on cancelled or postponed events and activities, and closures around the city.
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Friday, February 8
Winter Storm will bring the heaviest snowfall into Friday night. Here are the most recent announcements: Know of any cancelled or postponed events? Any closures in Summit? Tell us in the comments below and we'll add 'em to the list. Stay safe, everyone!
Schools and programs will be dismissed between 11:22 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today. See full details below.
Friday, February 8
Summit Schools will all be dismissed early today, Feb. 9, due to the weather forecaster, according to the district's website. Here are the dismissal times by school: Pre-School (AM) — 11:30 a.m. dismissal (NO PM Pre-School) Pre-School (Full Day) — 11:30 a.m. dismissal Kindergarten (AM) — 11:22 a.m. dismissal (NO PM Kindergarten) Elementary School — 12:30 p.m. dismissal Middle School — 12:15 p.m. dismissal High School — 12:06 p.m. dismissal Kinderquest (AM) — 11:22 a.m. dismissal (NO PM Kinderquest) *Special note for Kinderquest parents from Summit Schools, via the district's website — "If you are a parent/guardian of a child who is bused and plan to pick-up your child at the school and do not want him/her on the bus, you must call the …
DPW Superintendent Paul Cascais, Director of Community Services Beth Kinney outline city's preparations for the incoming storm, which could bring 10 to 14 inches to the area.
Winter Storm Nemo is heading our way, promising to drop 10 to 14 inches of snow, and the City of Summit is fully prepared for anything it throws down on the hilltop. Paul Cascais, Superintendent of Public Works in Summit, said a brine solution has already been put down on the roads to help melt some of the snow when it hits the street. Plus, DPW has a stockpile of salt at their facility, as well as 17 trucks fitted with plows — three from a subcontractor — which are ready to tackle the roadways. “All of our staff members are on call. We have two 12-hour shifts for snow fighting and that includes operators that will operate trucks for de-icing of the roadways with salt material, and then we’ll start plowing when there’s about three inches …
Be prepared for anything Nemo brings to Summit by signing up for emergency notification systems, and programming the following phone numbers, websites into your phone.
Winter Storm Nemo will bring 10 to 14 inches of snow to the Summit area, according to the most recent forecasts. Here are important phone numbers and websites to keep handy: 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 Be sure to sign up for the following alert systems to receive the latest storm notifications from the …