Many city offices set to close for Columbus Day

Published 9:18 pm Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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In observance of Columbus Day and Yorktown Victory Day, Suffolk City offices are closed Monday, Oct. 10. Normal operations resume at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11.

The city observes all state-designated holidays. Columbus Day and Yorktown Victory Day are considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia and all state offices are closed on this day.

Suffolk Public Works Department will pick up trash as scheduled the period of Oct. 11-14. TFC Recycling also willconduct their normal recycling collection routes the period of Oct. 11-14. Suffolk Public Works Department reminds residents that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information on refuse collection, call Public Works at 757-514-7630.

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The Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) Transfer Station in Suffolk and the Regional Landfill are open from 8 a.m. until noon Monday, Oct. 10.

Suffolk Transit operates as normal Monday, Oct. 10.

All Suffolk Parks & Recreation joint use recreation facilities — Mack Benn Jr., Booker T. Washington, Kings Fork, Creekside, Northern Shores and Oakland — are closed Monday, Oct. 10. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and the Curtis R. Milteer Sr. Recreation Center also are closed Monday, Oct. 10.

All four major parks — Lone Star Lakes, Lake Meade, Sleepy Hole, Bennett’s Creek — remain open Monday, Oct. 10, however, no park attendant will be on duty.

The Suffolk Art Gallery is closed Saturday, Oct. 8 through Monday, October 10 and reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

All Suffolk Public Libraries — Morgan Memorial, North Suffolk, Chuckatuck — are closed Monday, Oct. 10. Morgan Memorial and North Suffolk libraries reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, while the Chuckatuck Library reopens  at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17.​

The Suffolk Visitor Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10.  The Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum also is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10.

The Suffolk Executive Airport terminal is set to be unmanned Monday, Oct. 10. The airfield, self-service fuel island and restaurant remain open Monday, Oct. 10.