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Independence Day closings announced

In observance of Independence Day, Suffolk city offices will be closed Monday, July 5. Operations will resume at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 6. The city observes all state-designated holidays. Independence Day is considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and all state offices are closed on this day.

The following facilities, services and departments will observe the following schedule:

Suffolk Public Works Department and TFC Recycling will pick up trash and recycling as scheduled the period of July 6-9. Suffolk Public Works Department reminds you that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 514-7630.

The Southeastern Public Service Authority Transfer Station in Suffolk and the Regional Landfill will be closed on Monday.

Suffolk Transit will not operate on Monday.

All Suffolk Parks & Recreation Joint Use Recreation Facilities and summer camps will be closed Monday, including the Booker T. Washington, Creekside, Mack Benn Jr., Northern Shores, Oakland, King’s Fork, and Whaleyville Recreation Centers. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and Whaleyville Recreation Center will be closed Monday. The Suffolk Parks & Recreation Administration Office will be closed Monday.

Suffolk’s four major parks — Lone Star Lakes, Constant’s Wharf, Sleepy Hole, Bennett’s Creek — will remain open Monday; however, no park attendant will be on duty.

The Suffolk Art Gallery will be closed Sunday and Monday.

All Suffolk City Libraries — Morgan Memorial, North Suffolk, Chuckatuck — will be closed Monday. Morgan Memorial and North Suffolk Libraries will reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The Suffolk Visitor Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the Independence Day holiday. The Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Suffolk Executive Airport Terminal will not be manned on Monday. The airfield, self-serve fuel island, and restaurant will be open on Monday.