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City of Northfield, Gateway to the Shore
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Tuesday, July 23rd starting at 7am Tilton Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Cresson Avenue and New Road. Burton Avenue will be closed to all traffic between Jackson Ave and Banning Ave.

Expect traffic delays.

Atlantic County has reported finding a mosquito sample in Northfield that has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first confirmed positive mosquito sample found in Atlantic County this year, but health officials note it is not unusual to find positive samples during the summer and fall, and especially after significant rainfall.

In 2018, the first positive mosquito sample in Atlantic County was also found in July. Representatives from the Atlantic County Office of Mosquito Control collected the sample last week from the 1200 block of Zion Road in Northfield. County public health and mosquito control officials are conducting mosquito surveillance, implementing additional control measures and providing educational materials to area residents and businesses.

There are no reported human cases of the virus at this time, according to Patricia Diamond, Atlantic County Public Health Officer. Use the link provided for more information on the positive samples, as well as helpful information about how residents can protect themselves from mosquito-borne illness.
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Road Work - Walnut and Cresson
Milling and paving will begin Monday, July 15th in the area of Walnut Avenue from Route 9 to Cresson and Cresson from Fabian to Tilton Road. This work will last about one week.. Access may be limited at times, door hangers will be delivered to residents with more information.

Warning: Telemarketing Scam - Social Security
Please see the attached letter from County Executive Dennis Levinson regarding a telemarketing scam targeting senior citizens.

Please be reminded not to provide your Social Security number, name, address, date of birth, bank accounts, etc. to an unsolicited caller.
Click here for Letter from County Executive Levinson

In order to promote and encourage residential recycling in the City of Northfield, Mayor Chau has once again presented his Annual Recycling Cart Contest! Two lucky winners, one per month in August and September, to be drawn at random for a chance to win an ACUA 95 gallon recycling cart!

Entry forms are available in the City Clerk’s Office, or can be requested by contacting the City Clerk at 609-641-2832 ext 125 for additional information.

Entry forms must be submitted to the City Clerk in person or sent by postal service mail to 1600 Shore Road, Northfield NJ 08225. Fax or email entries will not be accepted.

Only Northfield private residents are eligible to participate in this contest. Businesses are not eligible to participate.

The entry form must contain the name of the property owner or tenant of record for the Northfield residential address provided on the entry form.

One entry per household per month.

There will be only (1) ONE Winner drawn. Entry forms for the month of August are due August 12th, with the winner drawn at the City Council Meeting on August 13th.

If you submitted an entry in August but did not win, your entry will not be included in the drawing for September, you must re-enter.

Entry forms must be complete in order to be considered. Incomplete entries will not be considered.

The Atlantic County Utilities Authority recycling cart will be delivered to the winner’s Northfield residential address provided on the entry form.

Upon the delivery and receipt of the recycling cart, the winner will become the sole owner. The City will not be responsible and liable for any future damage, stolen/lost, maintenance, storage, of the container.


Rules for contest

Catherine McCabe, Acting Commissioner of the NJ DEP says “For recycling to work, we need to keep our recycling mix clean and free of such non-acceptable and problematic items,” adding “It is important to remember that recyclable materials are not trash, but rather valuable raw materials used to make new products.”

Recycling also helps conserve resources, reduces waste sent to disposal facilities, helps curb emissions of greenhouse gases, and creates jobs.
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Summer Concert Series - Birch Grove Park
Join us at the Bandstand at Birch Grove Park this summer to listen to some great music. Seating is limited, bring a chair or blanket. Drinks and snacks are available for purchase.
Concert Schedule

Whether you’ve fallen behind or are struggling to make your payments each month, you can absolutely benefit from meeting with
a HUD-certified housing counselor. Meet one-on-one and explore foreclosure prevention programs to help you find the solution
that is BEST for you. Depending on your situation, your counselor may be able to help you negotiate a more affordable mortgage
payment. Don’t wait. If you need help with your mortgage, call a HUD-certified housing counselor that operates in your home
county and get help today.
Click here for more information

Never get a delinquent notice again by taking advantage of one of several ways to streamline making your tax or sewer payments - use the link provided for details!
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National Night Out 2019
Join us for National Night Out at Birch Grove Park on August 6th. For more information please see the attached flyer. Interested vendors can contact Sgt. Guy DiMarco at for a registration form.
National Night Out

2019 Classic Car Show
The Northfield Volunteer Fire Company will be holding their 4th Annual Classic Car Show on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Please see the flyer for more information or contact Liz at 609-517-8538.

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7-23  Concert In The Park - Gypsy Road Birch Grove Park Bandstand - Burton Avenue
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

7-23  City Council Meeting - 9AM SPECIAL MEETING City Hall Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 9:00AM

7-24  MUNICIPAL COURT 1600 Shore Road, Northfield NJ 08225

7-30  Concert In The Park and Ice Cream Social Birch Grove Park Bandstand - Burton Avenue
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

8-1  Planning Board Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Rd
Time: 7pm

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