Flipping Out: Connection Adds New Gymnastics Programming to 2018 Summer Camp Schedule

March 18, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection, known for its year-round gymnastics programs and summer camps -- and home to the Summit Summies and Summit High School Girls Gymnastics Teams -- will be expanding their summer 2018 gym camp offerings to include 'Warrior Boot Camp', 'Jr. Warrior', 'Mini Cheer', 'Acro-Tumbling', and 'Advanced ...

'Nobody Will Hear Our Voices if We Are Silenced Behind Walls': Students, Parents Critical of District's Handling of Summit Middle School Walkout

March 16, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Students and parents alike, with one exception, voiced their disagreement -- during the public comment section of last night's Board of Education Meeting -- with how the Summit Public School District handled the March 14 school walkout at Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJSMS).

District administrators and officials responded by saying ...

Students of All Ages Across Summit Participate in School Walkout

SUMMIT, NJ - Students across Summit walked out of their classrooms this morning at 10 a.m. in support of the National School Walkout to protest gun violence which was held on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland, FL, high school shooting where 17 people were killed.  

The 17-minute walkout was intended to convince Congress to improve gun-control ...

Gear to Celebrate 'The Year': State Champion Summit H.S. Boys Ice Hockey Apparel Now Available

March 17, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Now there is the perfect way for Hilltopper Nation to 'Cap' off the Summit High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team's spectacular season, a campaign that culminated with a massive River Road Rivalry win over Chatham that gave the Maroon and White the NJSIAA Public C State Championship.

And 'Hoodie', 'T-Shirt', 'Quarter-Zip', ...

Girls Winter Track Relay Team, State Champion Boys Varsity Hockey Team Named Summit High School Athletes of The Week

SUMMIT, NJ - The Girls Winter Track 4x55-meter Shuttle Hurdle Relay Team of Icisys Sadler, Ciara Lawlor, Sophia Piron, and Kerry Kovar, along with the NJSIAA Public C State Champion Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team have been selected as Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending March 11.

Each week throughout the school ...

Flipping Out: Connection Adds New Gymnastics Programming to 2018 Summer Camp Schedule

March 18, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection, known for its year-round gymnastics programs and summer camps -- and home to the Summit Summies and Summit High School Girls Gymnastics Teams -- will be expanding their summer 2018 gym camp offerings to include 'Warrior Boot Camp', 'Jr. Warrior', 'Mini Cheer', 'Acro-Tumbling', and 'Advanced ...

Egging Them On: Summit PAL Hosts Annual Easter Treat Hunt Mar. 24

SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by the Summit Police Athletic League, will see 10,000 eggs filled with candies and toys sprinkled across Summit's Village Green on Saturday, March 24, starting at 1 p.m.

Three separate hunts by age -- Toddler, two years of age and under, Pre-School, ages 3 - 4; and Children, ages 5-8) -- will all 'spring to ...

Soprano Anita Lyons Featured Soloist at Summit Symphony Concert Mar. 25

March 16, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The music of Grieg, Schumann ad Strauss will form the centerpiece of the next Summit Symphony Orchestra concert of the 2017-18 season, a performance which will take place March 25, beginning at 2 p.m., in the Summit High School Auditorium. Admission to all Summit Symphony concerts is free, with donations gratefully accepted. 

American Soprano ...

Drama on the Menu

March 17, 2018

After a successful pilot event last year, Summit's Broadway Diner will host another Pop-Up Theatre Event March 27, beginning at 8 p.m., as part of the month-long Stages Festival. Diners will be able to order from the menu and enjoy their food while they witness several pop-up theatrical scenes performed by professional actors cleverly disguised as fellow diners.

To ...

Doggone Great

The Summit YMCA 12U Basketball Team are league champions, after beating arch-rival Madison to claim the title -- and the hardware.

Coached by the legendary Kareem Douglas and Toni Harrell, the 12U squad -- known among insiders as 'Pit Bull' -- included:

Luke Jacobson (Summit), Eduardo Osorio (Summit), Vincent Biscaccia (New Providence), Andrew Kowantz (New ...

Nine Summit Agencies Among Those Receiving $50,000-Plus in Junior League Community Grants

March 16, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Nine Hilltop City-based community partners and agencies are part of a group of 15 e ntities that will receive more than $50,000 in grants from the Junior League of Summit.

The Junior League of Summit is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the communities ...

Summit Resident Polly Palumbo Joins NJ SEEDS Trustee Board

NEWARK, NJ - Summit resident Polly Palumbo, Ph.D., has joined the Board of Trustees of New Jersey SEEDS, a nonprofit organization that, for more than a quarter-century, has provided educational access for highly motivated, low-income students, creating a viable path for them to achieve their full potential.

New Jersey SEEDS "strives for a world in which young ...

Mountain Biking in Watchung Reservation Revisited at Freeholder Meeting

March 10, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Mountain biking in Watchung Reservation was revisited in the public comment session at the Union County Freeholders meeting March 8. The Board had voted not to approve building bike trails in May 2017 after a months-long debate.

Jamie Meiselman of Westfield, co-leader of the Union County Chapter of the Jersey Off Road Bicycling Association (JORBA), raised the ...

JCP&L: Still 110,000 Without Power in Wake of Back-to-Back Storms

SUMMIT, NJ - Two big storms in a week's time have caused about 460,000 JCP&L customers to lose power.

The company restored power to about 320,000 that lost power during the first storm with 17,000 customers still waiting to have their power restored when this most recent second storm hit March 7. The combination of the two storms has left the company with about 110,000 ...

SAGE Pairs Teens with Seniors to Offer Free Cellphone Help for Older Adults

March 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ – Ninety-two years young, Thelma Wasserman can finally use her cell phone properly thanks in large part to a new program offered through SAGE Eldercare, Teen Smartphone Support.

The free program, teams a tech-savvy teenager with an older adult in the adult’s home to answer all their cell phone questions. Sessions include learning to FaceTime, use Facebook, text, ...

Oak Knoll Hosts '529 Plan' Info Session Apr. 5; School Earns Multiple Marketing Awards

March 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child will host a free information session, entitled “How 529 Plans Can Help Pay for K-12 Education,” detailing new federal tax changes and how 529 plans can help parents fund the cost of their child’s pre-college education.

The session will feature representatives from Investors Bank and Massey ...

Summit Resident, Point View C.O.O. Claire Toth Joins Board of Trustees at SAGE Eldercare

March 18, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit resident and Point View Wealth Management Chief Operating Officer Claire E. Toth, J.D. has joined the SAGE Eldercare Board of Trustees.

SAGE Eldercare has, since 1954, been focused on "helping to make the communities it serves amazing places to age."  The organization provides a wide array of information, support, and services designed to ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For' List for 10th Year

March 14, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Leading New Jersey health care provider Atlantic Health System -- parent company of Summit' Overlook Medical Center -- is celebrating a 'decade of excellence' after it was once again recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” ranking number 74 in its tenth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

Atlantic ...

Time Remains to Register for the Union County Rape Crisis Center's Volunteer Training Program

ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the initial start date for the Union County Rape Crisis Center spring training program has been rescheduled from March 22 to April 10, so there is still time to register. Space is limitedm with interested parties directed to call the Rape Crisis Center at 908-233-7273 to schedule a pre-training interview.

The Rape Crisis Center is a program ...

Dish Towel-Themed Artworks Hang Out at Summit's HAT Tavern

March 10, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The first Reeves-Reed Arboretum-curated art exhibition of 2018 at The HAT Tavern has debuted. "The Drying Art of Dish Towels, oil and canvas on board by Robert Bernstein" wil be on display through May. An 'Artist's Reception' will be held Thursday, March 15, from 6 - 8 p.m.

The exhibition sees the simple, utilitarian dish towel elevated to ...

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad Mighty in Face of Winter Storm Quinn

March 9, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad (SVFAS), which spent days preparing for Winter Storm 'Quinn', answered 26 emergency medical services (EMS) calls and three mutual aid calls beginning March 7 through the evening of March 8. There were six occasions when the SVFAS had two ambulance crews responding to simultaneous calls and three times where all ...

Summit F.D. Warns Residents to Danger of Indoor Portable Generator Usage, Issues Safety Tips

SUMMIT, NJ - Due to the extended loss of power, some Hilltop City residents are turning to the use of portable generators to provide electricity, however the misuse of these devices can prove harmful and even fatal.

The Summit Fire Department has recently received a number of emergency calls related to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide in homes from generator use, and has subsequently ...

Historically Yummy: More Than Twenty Hilltop City Eateries Showcased as Taste of Summit is Plated Mar. 18

March 11, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The 31st Annual “Taste of Summit," a gourmet extravaganza featuring more than 20 of Summit’s finest restaurants and food merchants -- and which serves as the key fundraiser for the Summit Historical Society -- will take place March 18, from 6 - 8:30 p.m., at the Grand Summit Hotel.

Designed as an event for the entire family, the "Taste of ...

Junior League of Summit Supports Arboretum's 'Square Foot Gardening' Initiative Via $6,000 Grant

March 5, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Junior League of Summit has awarded a $6,000 grant to Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA) in support of the Arboretum's 'Square Foot Gardening' initiative. The funds will help facilitate RRA's ability to build on the program and implement related-curriculum in local participating schools.

In addition to the The Junior League, the program ...

Lois Schneider Realtor Celebrates Successful 2017, Recognizes Top Producers

March 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Generating approximately $48 Million in production, Lois Schneider Realtor's (LSR) Cynthia Baker was recognized as the number-one realtor in Summit, with the most production volume in Summit listings and sales for the third consecutive year. Baker was also LSR's individual top producer, sweeping the production awards in the following categories: Highest Dollar ...

Elaine Pruzon Team Achieves 'Platinum Level' as Sotheby's Recognizes Top Producers

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty (PPSIR), one of New Jersey’s leading luxury real estate services firms, has saluted Associates of the Short Hills regional office that rank within the top five percent of producers in the company for 2017, while also recognizingthe New Jersey REALTORS 2017 Circle of Excellence Award ...

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Summit Fire Department Blotter

01/01/2018 9:26 am     FD dispatched to a motor vehicle accident, car vs. pole in front of 196 GLENSIDE AVENUE.  On arrival occupant was out of the vehicle.  Summit EMS assumed patient contact. FD made notification to the power company to make repairs.  Summit PD remained on scene for traffic control and road closure until repairs were made.

01/02/2018 7:36 pm ...

Summit Police Blotter

March 12, 2018

3/3 - Daniel T. Lipkin, 20, of Millington was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and possession of an alcoholic beverage under legal age. Mr. Lipkin was processed and released with a pending court date.

3/3 - Taurino Alday-Benitez, 28, of Summit was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Alday-Benitez was processed and released with ...

Summit Area YMCA's Next LIVESTRONG Program Session Begins Mar. 20

March 18, 2018

A new spring session for The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a 12-week cancer recovery program, will begin at the Berkeley Heights YMCA on March 20. The program is a research-based physical and wellness program in which certified Summit Area YMCA trainers work with participants to achieve their goals. LIVESTRONG  at the YMCA helps cancer survivors who find themselves in the ...

OLP Presents 'Screenagers' a Documentary on Growning Up in the Digital Age

Our Lady of Peace Church and Academy in New Providence will be hosting a special screening of the movie "Screenagers" regarding a very important topic for families and youth – “Growing up in the Digital Age.” The movie delves into the important and current topic of children and teenagers and their use of social media and digital devices. The movie is appropriate for ...

Profit from Recent Volatility with Stock Market Bargains

Markets retreated in February, the worst down month in two years. A record surge in volatility caused several ETFs designed as leveraged bets on low volatility to plunge, with at least one being forced to liquidate and hand its investors a near total loss.

The Causes of February’s Market Retreat

The initial catalyst for the sell off was inflation. The January jobs report showed ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


Learn a Language @ Your Library

Anyone can learn a language at the Summit Free Public Library!

Did you know that the Summit Library has a subscription to Muzzy Club? Funded by a grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Muzzy Club is an online resource that allows Summit Library cardholders of all ages to learn a new language. Languages in Muzzy Club include British and American English, Spanish, ...