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October 16, 2018

Summit's Wilson Primary Center this month opened its first school garden with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included the entire staff and student body in attendance.

The garden was made possible through contributions and grants from Atlantic Health System, the Summit Educational Foundation, and Sustainable New Jersey.

According to WPC teachers Anne Paris and Susan ...

Fire Place

Summit Deputy Fire Chief Donald Nelson, Mayor Nora Radest, Common Council Members Matthew Gould and Beth Little, Member Gould, Firefighters Iannella and Mammone, along with members of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad greeted the public at an Open House held at the SFD's Headquarters on Broad Street.

The event focused on the 2018 Fire Prevention Week ...

Making a Run for the County Line

Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team captains Kelsey Space, left, and Keegan Mayer stopped into Revivify in the Hilltop City for some well-earned 'R & R' -- Recovery and Rejuvenation -- which they're gonna need because their Union County Tournament journey is far from over.

That's because the fifth-seeded Maroon and White -- despite getting out-shot 17 to ...

Back in The Saddle Again

Overlook Medical Center president Alan Lieber, left, and Christopher Amalfitano, M.D., chairman of Overlook’s emergency department, hopped aboard stationary exercise bikes in the hospital lobby, raising awareness and funds for the American Heart Association's 2108 Heart Walk.

The 'ride' was part of the Atlantic Health System President’s Challenge, with hospital ...

Making Taste Buds Dance

Hilltop City resident Grant Powell stands triumphant, blue ribbon in one hand and his award-winning concoction in the other, after his Original Tomato Salsa -- featuring ingredients the avid gardener grows in his own home garden -- was judged tops in the Summit Farmers Market Salsa contest.

Powell's tasty creation edged Doug Jackson’s Burnt Habanero Crema Salsa, which ...

Chillin' After Another Big 'W'

Summit High School Varsity Football captains Dom Yorio, Jack Kelly, Jackson Tyler and Max Jackson recently visited Revivify in Summit where Revivify wellness technician Rimoun Hanna assisted the 'Fearsome Foursome' with their post-game recovery programs.

The Hilltoppers have just finished an unbeaten September, a month in which they went 4-0 and outscored their ...

Mural, Mural on the Wall -- Part 2

The Hilltop City has always been keen on public art, with large-format, outdoor murals -- like the recently installed historic streetscape photo on a wall adjacent to Union Place off Summit Avenue -- recently joining the picture.

Now, members of the community -- including Cristina Adragna, Erika Melchiorre, Vickie Freeman, Elizabeth Fagan, Delia Hamlet, Amy DiSibio, ...

Slide Into Fall

Christie Engel, former Franklin PTO President, and Janice Tierney, the school's principal, do the honors as a new, privately-funded playground is official opened at Franklin Elementary School.

The ribbon-cutting was held during the school's annual Back-to-School Barbecue event, and featured Summit Board of Education and Summit Public Schools representatives joining Franklin ...

Looking Sharp

Summit High School senior Jacob Roncallo has partnered with New Eyes for the Needy on his Eagle Scout project, collecting eye gasses from the Hilltop City and surrounding communities, ultimately giving the gift of sight to those in need.

Roncallo has set up a drop box located in the front lobby of The Connection at 79 Maple Street in Summit, which will be in ...

Bus Stop

The United Way of Greater Union County's annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign -- which gifts donated backpacks and school supplies to Union County kids so that they can start their school year ready to learn -- culminated at The Connection in Summit with an event serving children in The Connection’s after school programs. 

A total of 500 children ...


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