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Five for Five: Lois Schneider Agents Named to Elite Client-Service List

January 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Five Lois Schneider Realtor sales associates -- Cynthia Baker, Martha McDonnell, Allison Lees, Nancy Burrows and Stephanie Kramer -- have been named to the final list of 2018 Five Star Real Estate Agents. The Five Star Real Estate Agent Program identifies and showcases real estate professionals in a local market with the highest scores in overall ...

Allen Selected as Summit Schools' Supervisor of Special Education

January 10, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Nicole Allen who, since 2013, has worked as a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant within the Summit Public School District, has been named Supervisor of Special Education for the District. The appointment of Allen is expected to be formally approved by the Summit Board of Education January 18.

She will replace Mary Beth Reardon, who retired from the District and the ...

Summit School District, Food Service Vendor Provide Nutritional Information Online

SUMMIT, NJ- The Summit Public Schools, in conjunction with their food service partner Pomptonian, is now detailing nutritional information for student food selections online at schoolnutritionandfitness.com.  

The new, interactive menus are designed to make access to daily nutritional information quick and easy for parents, school nurses, and students themselves. The ...

Double Dose of Drama: Summit H.S. Boys Basketball Defeats Oratory in OT, 56-50; Yorio's Late Deuce Carries Hilltopper Girls Past New Providence 

January 14, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Will Hellings scored all of his 14 points in the send half, but it was the final three that were, from a Hilltopper perspective, by far the biggest.

The sophomore's three ball from the left side with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter completed a late comeback and sent the game to overtime, where the Summit High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team then put forth a ...

Big Splash: Summit H.S. Girls Swimming Beats Oak Knoll; Boys Swamp Oratory Prep

SUMMIT, NJ - Four Summit-based prep swim teams met at the Summit YMCA pool and the girls and boys winners were, not surprisingly, from Summit. More specifically, the victors in both competitions were representing the Maroon and White of Summit High School.

The Hilltopper girls got a big win over Oak Knoll, and the Summit boys just plain won big over Oratory Prep.

Wisniewski ...

Summit Family Aquatic Center 2018 Memberships Now Available

January 13, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Registration is now open for the Summit Family Aquatic Center's (SFAC) 2018 season, which is set to begin May 26 at 11 a.m.

The SFAC does not offer day passes with those wishing to enter needing to be a current member or a guest of a current member. Resident rates are limited to Summit residents and taxpayers, Summit business owners and lessees, City of ...

League of Women Voters, Summit College Club Partner to Present 'The Underground Railroad' Documentary Film Jan. 21

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In honor of Black History Month, the League of Women Voters and the Summit College Club (AAUW) are co-hosting the documentary film "The Underground Railroad" on Sunday, January 21, at 2 p.m. The event will be held at the New Providence Memorial Library, located at 377 Elkwood Avenue, in the Conti Reading Room. A discussion will follow the screening.

The ...

Summit High School Big Band Dance Slated for Feb. 2

January 9, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Talk about a winter warmer.

One of the hottest nights of the year arrives in one of Mother Nature's coolest months, as the Summit High School Big is set to take center stage at the 46th Annual "Big Band Dance." which will be held Friday, February 2, at The Grand Summit Hotel.

Beginning at 7 p.m. with cash bar cocktails, the evening also includes a ...

Brothers in Blue

January 11, 2018

If big number 81 looks a bit familiar, that's because he is Summit's own Ryan O'Malley, who was signed to the New York Football Giants' practice squad in mid-December and activated for the G-Men's final regular season game of the year December 31 versus the Washington Redskins.

O'Malley wasn't the only iconic Summit presence at MetLife Stadium, as the ...

To The Max

World War II veteran Robert Max of Summit receives a Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders resolution recognizing the 94-year-old for publishing a book about his remarkable story of survival and escaping Nazi slave labor.

The presentation was made at a speaking engagement at Union High School where Max spoke to students. Max and Freeholder Bruce H. Bergen are joined by ...

Time to 'Flaunt It': Summit-Based Nonprofit Hosts Event to Celebrate Its Mission Jan. 20

January 14, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Non-profit 'Don’t Hide it, Flaunt It!' (DHIFI) will host a private event to showcase and celebrate the 501(c)(3) organization's mission to advance acceptance, understanding, tolerance and mutual respect for a person's blatant or invisible difference.

Founded by its president, Summit resident Meg Zucker, 'Don't Hide It, Flaunt It', ...

Summit Celebrates Mission, Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of 'Justice, Equality and Service to Others'

SUMMIT, NJ - For two decades, the Summit community has made Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- a federal holiday since 1986 -- a 'Day ON and not a Day OFF' through numerous opportunities to participate in activities created and enacted to demonstrate the "interconnectivity of justice, equality and service to others."

Beginning at 7 a.m.

Naidu Elected Council President, Fox, Gould and Little Sworn In as Summit Municipal Governing Body Reorganizes

January 9, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - A new Council President and new President Pro Tem along with -- for the first time in its history -- a Democratic majority all highlighted a 'changing of the guard'-themed first Summit Common Council meeting of the year. Originally scheduled for January 4 and postponed due to weather, the meeting served as the annual organizational meeting, which ...

Summit Mayor Radest: 2017 Was 'Year of Achievement' That 'Made a Strong City Even Stronger'

SUMMIT, NJ - At the City of Summit Common Council reorganized for 2018 -- which included the installation of recently-elected Council Members Majrorie Fox, Matthew Gould, and Beth Little -- Summit Mayor Nora G. Radest delivered her 'State of the City Address'.

The following is the Address in its entirety:

"Good evening my fellow residents, members of ...

Arboretum to Debut 'Cosmic Garden' as First Art Exhibit of 2018

January 9, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - "Cosmic Garden Series," featuring pen and ink drawing by nationally-known artist Lynne Friedman, will serve as Reeves-Reed Arboretum's debut art exhibition of the 2018 season.

Opening at the Wisner House Gallery February 11 with an artist reception from 2 - 4 p.m. -- and continuing through May 13 -- the "Cosmic ...

Summit's Reid Christmann Again Selected for Prestigious GRAMMY Jazz Band

SANTA MONICA, CA -  For the second consecutive year, Reid Christmann -- Hilltop City resident and Newark Academy senior -- is one of 18 talented high school students from across the U.S. who have been selected by The GRAMMY Museum for the 2018 GRAMMY Camp - Jazz Session.

Trombonist Christmann and his fellow musicians' selection launches ...

Thunder Road Trip: Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Scores Big at Freehold Tourney

January 15, 2018

FREEHOLD, NJ - The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team made the journey down Highway 9 and brought home the Second Place Sweepstakes trophy and more than 20 individual awards from the Freehold Speech and Debate Tournament.

Individual winners included:

Varsity Public Forum Debate

Yulia Kuzniar and Jade Gala - First Place

Junior Varsity Public Forum Debate

Eray ...

Oak Knoll Hosts #GirlsInSportsDay Jan. 21, Celebrates Female Athletic Achievement

SUMMIT, NJ - Coinciding with the 32nd Anniversary of National Girls & Women in Sports Day, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child will host #GirlsInSportsDay January 21, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. in the Tisdall Hall Gymnasium.

The event, free and open to the public, aims to celebrate the achievements of female athletes, with a particular focus on health and ...

TAPinto Franchised Local News Network Breaks 7M Readers, 23.7M Pageviews

January 12, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto.net, a network of more than 70 online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, broke 7 million readers and 23.7 million pageviews during the last year. 

From Jan. 8, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018, TAPinto registered 7,025,372 readers and 23,792,903 pageviews, up from 5,352,395 readers and 18,496,885 pageviews during the same period a year ago.  During the ...

Overlook Medical Center One of Four Sites in Nation Hosting Brain Cancer Study

January 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - A phase III study of novel drug VAL-083, which has already shown promise in Glioblastoma and other cancers, is being led by Kurt Jaeckle, MD, at Overlook Medical Center, one of just four locations in the U.S. selected for the study. Jaeckle is the co-director of the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center, and medical director of ...

'Dr. K.' Offers Tips for Managing One's Weight After the Holidays

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - With the holidays now in the rear-view mirror, many are wondering how to live up to their New Year's resolutions made as the calendar flipped over to 2018.

The prospect of following through with weight loss goals may seem daunting and unattainable at first. But, for those who are dedicated and ready to work hard, Kavita Kewalramani, MD, MPH of K Primary ...

Pedestrian Struck by Van While in Broad Street Crosswalk; Victim Resides in Summit's Gallo Senior Housing Building

January 11, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - A pedestrian was struck while crossing Broad Street -- at the intersection of Broad and Chestnut Streets -- resulting in the victim being transported by Summit EMS to Morristown Medical Center.

Eileen Cunningham, 65 years of age and a resident of the Summit senior housing complex, was in the marked crosswalk at approximately 7:06 p.m. January 11 when she ...

Summit F.D. Quickly Extinguishes Prospect Hill Ave. Residential Kitchen Fire

SUMMIT, NJ - In less than 30 minutes, the City of Summit Fire Department snuffed out a kitchen-related fire in Summit home located at 50 Prospect Hill Avenue.

Firefighters responded to a report of fire at 12:40 a.m. January 8 and, upon their arrival, crews found flames in the kitchen of the structure. They were able to effectively knock down the fire and contain it to the room ...

Five for Five: Lois Schneider Agents Named to Elite Client-Service List

January 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Five Lois Schneider Realtor sales associates -- Cynthia Baker, Martha McDonnell, Allison Lees, Nancy Burrows and Stephanie Kramer -- have been named to the final list of 2018 Five Star Real Estate Agents. The Five Star Real Estate Agent Program identifies and showcases real estate professionals in a local market with the highest scores in overall ...

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Tax Reform a Positive for Summit

January 15, 2018

The recently enacted Tax Reform, the  biggest since 1986, will have a positive effect on Summit’s economy. Tax cuts stimulate economic activity as taxpayers have more to spend, and at this point there is no corresponding cut in government expenditures.  

The biggest winners are our corporations, whose tax rates have declined about 40%, from a marginal rate of 35% to ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, January 17, 7:00 PM

Kleespies Horowitz and Associates, Clark

Free Business Owner Retirement Plan Info Session

Business & Finance

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Wed, January 17, 7:30 PM

The Twin Maples Estate SJFC Headquarters, Summit

Summit Junior Fortnightly Club's First New Member ...

Giving Back

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Sat, January 20, 9:30 AM

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Auditorium, Summit

Summit Junior Fortnightly Club's 4th & 5th Grade ...

Education Giving Back

Summit Police Blotter

January 7, 2018

12/10 - At 0659 hours a report was taken for a theft of a wallet from a parked motor vehicle on Orchard Street. The victim reported the incident occurred between 0625 hours and 0659 hours while the victim was shoveling snow in the driveway. Taken from the vehicle was one (1) black wallet containing numerous personal items (driver’s license, credit cards, firearms ID card, New Jersey State ...

Video: Point View's Dietze Believes China's Treasury Holdings Strategy 'More Bark Than Bite', Won't Derail Bull Market

January 11, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on CNBC  on how higher interest rates may affect the bull market:

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For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Says Market Sell-Off Will Happen

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on BNN Bloomberg discussing stocks and how to position your portfolio as the market enters earnings season:

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For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services ...

Favor Value Over Growth for 2018

Pricey growth stocks have been all the rage in 2017, running circles around cheaper value plays. We believe that one of the most powerful forces in investing, reversion to the mean, may cause value stocks to outperform in 2018.  Position your portfolio accordingly.

Understand the Difference Between Value and Growth

Growth stocks are typically more expensive than value stocks.

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute – Winter Weather Edition

On this episode of AtlantiCast Medical Minute, learn how to take the fight to Old Man Winter, while staying safe! Learn some winter health tips with Anthony Brutico, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Newton Medical Center.

 

Accepting Yourself

It is the beginning of January, which means college applications are due.

 

This is the time where high school seniors all across the country place their academic souls on the line and compete for spots in colleges and universities that reject more students than they accept.  

 

And so, as a public service to all of these smart and talented kids who spent their ...

A Resource for Parents and Children

The Summit Free Public Library hopes that residents and other community members will take full advantage of all we have to offer to assist in introducing children to the wonderful world of books and reading. Summit Free Public Library has several ways to help children learn to love reading.  

Summit Reads to Babies is a program designed to promote the importance of reading to babies and ...