Hospital, Arts Organization and Community Gather to Share Life and Cultural Experiences

There was a stuffed bear named Pinky, won at a boardwalk game as a child, and a small handmade bowl - both filled with memories of loved ones more than anything else.

There were items of celebration and tragedy – a bandhej saree that a breast cancer survivor has used to tie her memories to one another; and a wooden panel from the door of a synagogue in Slovakia, that now sits on a home ...

The Truth About Maple Street

December 3, 2022

To the Editor: 

On behalf of Summit Downtown, Inc, I must set the record straight on the misinformation contained in Mr. Melchionna’s letter to the editor regarding Maple Street’s future in downtown Summit.  

Contrary to what Mr. Melchionna asserts in his letter, the SDI Board of Trustees did NOT recommend that the city close Maple ...

Another Bad Idea For Summit!

I am writing this Letter to the Editor because I am NOT able to say what needs to be said about the closing of Maple Street and give you the FACTS within my three minutes afforded by the City Council. Closing Maple Street would be a LIFE CHANGING AND HISTORICAL EVENT. 

In 1904 the City of Summit lowered the train tracks at Union ...

Upcoming Events


Thu, December 08
11:30 AM — 02:30 PM

Twin Maples, Summit

The Fortnightly Club of Summit's ...


Sun, December 11
05:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Chatham Borough

Chatham Education Foundation’s Winter ...


Tue, December 13
06:30 PM — 08:00 PM


Navigating Support for Older Adults: A ...

Summit Police Blotter

December 7, 2022

12/2/2022 — At 1209 hours a report was taken for a theft from a motor vehicle parked at a Woodfern  Road location. The victim stated a rear driver-side window was smashed sometime during the hours of  1030 and 1200 hours. Taken was a Cole Haan purse valued at $200.  

12/2/2022 — At 1717 hours a report was taken for a burglary to a Beverly Road residence. The ...

Summit EMS Report - Sept. / Oct., 2022

After answering 201 calls in August, Summit’s EMS Volunteers responded to 204 emergency calls during September and 182 in October.  Responses for the two-month period included 258 medical emergencies; 33 falls; 24 motor vehicle accidents, including five on a highway and two into a building; 20 traumatic injuries; 17 cases of overdose or poisoning; eight responses to a medical alarm; ...

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Elects Five New Board Members

December 8, 2022

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) recently elected five new members to its board of Trustees at the Art Center’s most recent annual meeting, held on November 14, 2022. Greg Adams, Lisa Gingeleskie, Lorraine Kelly, Vani Krishnamurthy, and André Renaudo will begin serving immediately and their terms will run through November 2025. “It’s always exciting when new ...

Alpha Fit Club Opens Second Franchise in Short Hills

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Alpha Fit Club Short Hills officially opened its doors at 700 Morris Turnpike and celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday.  This is the second franchise opening for the boutique group fitness brand, with an estimated 25 locations slated to open in 2023.

Lead by owners Christina Regan and Tom Langton, Alpha Fit Club Short Hills ...

Summit Real Estate Report - October, 2022

Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides an inside look at the Summit real estate market, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story.

This edition of the Summit Real Estate Report details information from October 2022.

Active ...

JCP&L Completes Winter Readiness Maintenance, Inspections

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed inspections and equipment maintenance across its 3,200-square-mile service area to enhance service reliability for customers ahead of the cold winter months.

Electricity demand increases as temperatures drop, and winter storms have the potential to damage poles, wires and substation ...

Try 4 New Ways to Trim Holiday Waste This Year

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the amount of trash generated by American households can jump an average of 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Union County residents can help reduce excess waste at home by exploring new opportunities to conserve resources.

“Cutting down on waste at the source is important, and we also want to make sure that ...

My Cup Runneth Over

Is it me, or does it just seem like we experienced the World Cup four years ago?

Yes, finally it is that time again. The 2022 FIFA World Cup is in full swing mired in controversy, corruption, protests, and more controversy. Every four years The World Cup brings out the best in humanity.

To fully understand the brouhaha around this particular World Cup, you must first recognize that it is ...

Agent Spotlight: April Blount

April Blount, Broker-Associate in the Watchung office, has been immersed in New Jersey real estate for over a decade. Specializing in luxury and new developments, she’s a superb guide through the selling and buying process. April crafts custom marketing strategies designed to achieve the best outcome for her sellers and puts in the legwork to meet her buyers’ needs as well. No matter ...