Newark, NJ – November 22, 2021 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka reminded residents today that City of Newark non-emergency municipal services will be suspended on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26, for the observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Police, fire, and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected. Curbside trash, street sweeping, and recycling collection will not be made on Thursday, November 25, or Friday, November 26. In addition, alternate side of the street parking will be suspended.
Municipal garbage and paper recycling collection will resume in Zone A on Monday, November 29. It will resume in Zone B on Tuesday morning, November 30. Residents must place their refuse at their curbs on those days, and pick-ups will be made as regularly scheduled.
In addition, the Department of Health and Community Wellness and Mary Eliza Mahoney Health Center will be closed on both days, including the Bureau of Vital Statistics, COVID-19 vaccine and testing services, immunization, Lead Clinic, and WIC. Residents will not be able to apply for permits, birth certificates, name-change certificates, marriage licenses, nor pay water or tax bills at City Hall.
The Municipal Court will also be closed on Thursday, November 25, and on Friday, November 26. However, a judge will be available to preside over bail hearings for defendants in custody, on Friday, November 26. Residents can make payments on parking and traffic tickets through the website www.njmcdirect.com. To utilize this website, residents will need their summons number, including the prefix, and the City of Newark’s court code, which is 0714.
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