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Evan Duetsch Honored as Salerno Duane Summit H.S. Football Player of the Game

October 13, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Representing a defensive unit that stopped its opponent cold all-afternoon long, Summit defensive back Evan Duetsch has been named the Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Player of the Game for the 50-0 Maroon and White-wash of Governor Livingston.

Duetsch was the architect of two moments that typified Summit's defensive ...

Evan Duetsch Honored as Salerno Duane Summit H.S. Football Player of the Game

October 13, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Representing a defensive unit that stopped its opponent cold all-afternoon long, Summit defensive back Evan Duetsch has been named the Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Player of the Game for the 50-0 Maroon and White-wash of Governor Livingston.

Duetsch was the architect of two moments that typified Summit's defensive ...

Summit H.S. Boys Soccer Heads to UCT Semis After Healy Spot Kick Shades Plainfield, 1-0

SUMMIT, NJ - Sports cliché #1,683 says, "It is really difficult to beat a team three times in one season," which, if you play, say major league baseball, is a massive non sequitur, but we digress.

For the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team, the well-worn adage was definitely in play -- in both thought and practice -- when the Maroon and White took to the Tatlock Park ...

Tapestry Tale: Documentary 'YARN' Screens in Summit Oct. 11

October 10, 2019

Oct. 5,  2019 – 'YARN', a documentary that highlights the stunning works of art created through knitting and crocheting, will be shown October 11, beginning at 7 p.m., in an event hosted by the Film Society of Summit. Montreal-based Icelandic director Una Lorenzen's film focuses on global artists whose work explores the possibilities contained in a ...

Junior League of Summit 'Coat Event' Set for for Oct. 17-18

SUMMIT, NJ - The Junior League of Summit (JLS) Thrift Shop has fall fashion all buttoned-up. And zippered, for that matter.

That’s because the Hilltop City's go-to spot for thrifty haute couture will host its annual 'Coat Event' October 17  and 18 at Parish Hall in Calvary Church and at the JLS Thrift Shop. The annual event features deals on some new and a ...

Jazz Pianist Renee Rosnes Raises Curtain on 2019-20 'Afternoon Music' Series Oct. 27

October 9, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - The first 'Afternoon Music' concert of the 2019-20 season will feature a performance from acclaimed jazz pianist and composer Renee Rosnes on October 27, beginning at 4 p.m., at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit.

Rosnes will be backed by fellow New Jersey resident and Grammy-winning bassist Todd Coolman, with whom she played for 20 years in the ...

Life of Pie

October 10, 2019

Elieen Wolfe's apple pie, made from Golden Delicious apples, was rated tops among 14 entries in The Summit Farmers Market's third annual 'Apple Pie Contest'. Wolfe's wonder edged the apple caramel crumb delight from Stephanie Lipkin, which earned second place, and the scrumptious cream cheese crust creation from Summit resident Samantha Lopuszynski, which ...

SAGE Investment

SAGE Eldercare in Summit recently received a $5,000 grant from Investors Foundation, support which will help further SAGE’s mission of helping older adults by offering programs and services designed to assist them and their caregivers.

On hand to commemorate the award were SAGE Executive Director, Angela Sullivan and Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager Investors Bank, Summit, ...

Generosity Flows as Renaissance Church Team Members Run to Provide Clean Water

October 13, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - More than 50 runners and walkers from Renaissance Church have been raising funds that will provide clean water to more than 1,600 people in Africa. Through the NYCRUNS half-marathon set for October 19 in Brooklyn, the group -- in partnership with Team World Vision -- has already raised $81,000, more than their goal of $75,000.

Just $50 provides the infrastructure to bring lasting ...

Family Promise's First-Ever 'Giving Day' Slated for Oct. 25

SUMMIT, NJ - Aiming to raise $1 million in 24 hours online and at through a 'Night of Giving Gala', Summit-based national nonprofit Family Promise will host its first-ever 'Giving Day' on October 25. During 'Giving Day', Family Promise affiliates across the country will participate in a one-day online event to raise awareness of Family Promise and ...

Bath Time for Broad St. Garage Means Back-to-Back Weekend Closures Starting Oct. 18

October 11, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - The Broad Street Garage will be closed on consecutive weekends for power washing.

The structure, located at the intersection of Broad Street and Summit Avenue, will be shuttered beginning Friday, October 18 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, October 20 at 7 p.m., and then again on Friday, October 25 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, October 27 at 7 p.m.

Overnight ...

County's Mosquito Spraying Initiative in Summit Will Not be Rescheduled

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit has received confirmation from the Union County Bureau of Mosquito Control that the planned aerial application by helicopter of adult mosquito pesticide -- originally scheduled for October 2 but postponed "due to unfavorable weather conditions" -- will not be rescheduled.

During ground applications of the pesticide, the Bureau conducted testing ...

Jefferson Elementary's 'Fall Festival' Set for Oct. 12

October 2, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Food, fun and friendship will all be served up in copious amounts when Jefferson Elementary School hosts its 'Fall Festival' on October 12, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

'Fall Festival' will feature games, pumpkin decorating, photo booth, dunk tank, petting zoo, bounce house and an 'International Café'.

Held rain or shine, admission to the event is ...

Summit H.S. Hosts Annual 'Cabaret' Oct. 11

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Cabaret', an event showcasing the talents of more than 30 Hilltopper musical theatre students, will be held October 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Summit High School cafeteria. 

Featuring performances of numbers from a variety of Broadway musicals, 'Cabaret' benefits the Summit High School musical theatre program. Members of the ...

County Hosts Business 'Diversity and Inclusion Symposium’ Oct. 28

October 9, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County's inaugural 'Open for Business - Open for Everyone: Diversity and Inclusion Symposium' will be held October 28, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Hamilton Stage in Rahway.

Organized by the Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs in partnership with Union County Means Business, the Office of Business Development, and UCEDC, the mission of the ...

Frederick Schoenhut Joins Point View as Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

SUMMIT, NJ - Frederick (Fritz) Schoenhut has joined the Point View Wealth Management team as a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director. Schoenhut comes to Point View after several years at Goldman Sachs Wealth Management, where he was a vice president and served as the primary relationship manager for his team’s ultra-high net worth and institutional clients.

In ...

'Donut Chase' 5K Oct. 27 Supports Summit's Pathways at The Connection

October 11, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Registration is now open for the Donagels 'Donut Chase', a 5K which will take place on October 27 at the Horseshoe Lake Pavilion in Roxbury. The event will benefit Pathways, a program of The Connection in Summit, which provides free support, education, and wellness programs for women with cancer.

Runners are encouraged -- but not required -- to raise funds ...

Atlantic Health System Hails Opening of 'Breakthrough Treatment Center'

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System hosted a ribbon-cutting and tours of its new 'Breakthrough Treatment Center' located in the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center on Wed., Sept. 25. Medical oncologists, nurses and physician researchers gathered for the official launch of the advanced specialty unit specifically dedicated to groundbreaking Phase I ...

'Mexican Voices': Works of Kahlo and Rivera Displayed at KPS Gallery Through Oct. 25

September 28, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - An exhibition of Mexican art --  entitled 'Wings to Fly: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Other Mexican Voices' -- is currently on display at the Kent Place Gallery through October 25. The show draws its title from these words by Frida Kahlo: “Feet, what do I need you for, when I have wings to fly?," and will fill the Gallery with a vibrant and ...

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad Launches Annual Campaign

September 30, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Neighbors helping neighbors.

In its sixth decade of service to the Hilltop City community, the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad annually responds to more than 2,100 calls, its all-volunteer staff dedicated to providing emergency medical services (EMS), non-emergency ambulance transportation, and safety training to residents. The Squad's services are provided free of ...

Summit Firefighters Honor Fallen Brothers and Sisters with Moment of Remembrance Oct. 6

SUMMIT, NJ - Honoring the 119 firefighters who perished in the line of duty in 2018, the Summit Fire Department will join participating communities across the nation in 'Bells Across America', a moment of remembrance set for 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 6.

Coast to coast, bells will ring to start the memorial ceremony as a grateful nation pauses to honor the fallen. A brief ...

Voter Registration Deadline for November General Election Two Weeks Away; Vote-by-Mail Ballots Now Available

October 1, 2019

ELIZAEBETH, NJ - Union County residents have until Tuesday, October 15 to register to vote for the November 5 General Election. Voters can request a registration form at unioncountyvotes.com, or through the free Union County Votes mobile app.

The Union County Board of Elections will be open on October 15 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. for any voter who would ...

County Programs Offer Summit Residents Opportunities to Shred, Dispose and Recycle Materials in October

October 5, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County will provide several opportunities throughout October for Summit residents to recycle a variety of materials through a series of free events held at area locations.

Mobile Paper Shredding

Mobile paper shredding of personal and confidential documents will be held on Thursday, October 17 in Kenilworth. The shredding event will be at Galloping Hill ...

Swap-o-Rama: Fall Summit Free Market Set for October 12, 19

SUMMIT, NJ - Whether one wants to swap until they drop or simply grab 'n go, the onset of autumn brings another chance to do some seasonal sorting, find some hidden treasures, and help the environment all at the same time.

The Summit Free Market returns for two consecutive Saturdays -- October 12 and 19 -- from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at the City of Summit Transfer ...

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September 23, 2019

8/31 - Andriy S. Blyednov, 43, of Summit was arrested and charged with simple assault. Mr. Blyednov was processed and released with a pending court date. 

09/01 - At 1729 hours a report was taken for a theft from a Denman Place residence. The victim reported that a potted cactus plant in a white/gold ceramic planter had been removed from the exterior of the residence. At the time of the ...

Summit EMS Response Report - September, 2019

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 162 emergency calls in September. These included 90 medical emergencies: 19 motor vehicle accidents, including 4 on a highway, 1 car into a building and another into a tree; 34 traumatic injuries; 18 falls; 6 reports of poisoning or overdose; 2 pedestrians struck by a motor vehicle; 7 responses to a medical alarm; 2 incidents reported as a building ...

Tauber and Bassman to Receive Inaugural 'Demmy' Awards from SMDC Oct. 27

October 13, 2019

The Summit Municipal Democratic Committee (SMDC) is delighted to announce that it is launching its Award for Distinguished Service – the “Demmy” – at its inaugural annual dinner. The first two recipients of the "Demmy," Henry Bassman and Terri Tauber, will be honored on Sunday, October 27 at 6:00 PM at The Grand Summit Hotel. 

“We wanted an ...

'Donut Chase' 5K Oct. 27 Supports Summit's Pathways at The Connection

ROXBURY, NJ - Registration is now open for the Donagels 'Donut Chase', a 5K which will take place on October 27 at the Horseshoe Lake Pavilion in Roxbury. The event will benefit Pathways, a program of The Connection in Summit, which provides free support, education, and wellness programs for women with cancer.

Runners are encouraged -- but not required -- to raise funds ...

Summit Real Estate Report - August, 2019

Prominent Property Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides a inside look into 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 August, 2019.

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Tax Tips for the Private Investor

Winston Churchill once declared, “There is no such thing as a good tax.”  While the argument for or against Churchill’s thoughts on taxes is best left for another article, we would argue that there is such thing as a good tax strategy.  In fact, there are several tax strategies a prudent investor could employ to ensure they are maximizing the benefits laid out by the ...

Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month: Skills to Empower Your Kids

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month.  Most parents are acutely aware of the potential for our children to be hurt at school by a bully.  The stakes are even higher as the playing field opens up into a world wide web of potential threats. It is as though our kids never get a break from the possibility of being a target of a bully.  Whether the bullying is ...

NJ TRANSIT Calls for Applications for New Customer Advisory Board

NJ TRANSIT has announced an open application process for its new Customer Advisory Board (CAB), a diverse group of regular customers of the agency’s statewide transit system. The new CAB was planned and will be supported by Stewart Mader, NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate & Chief Customer Experience Officer. 

“We have great expectations for this new Board,” said ...

When Your Number's Up

I have never been waterboarded, but I can’t imagine it can be much worse than going to the DMV.

This is what I was thinking as I was standing in line on the sidewalk at 11:00 in the morning.

There was a line outside the DMV because there was no room inside the DMV. The inside was filled with disgruntled motorists sitting in chairs holding tickets with numbers on them. Numbers like D5 ...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

TAPinto Summit has partnered with Summit-based HTTV on a featured column -- 'HTTV Taps Into Summit' -- designed to give residents an inside look at the programs, initiatives, events and happenings that shape the lives of Hilltop City residents.

In this edition of 'HTTV Taps into Summit', a look at the Summit Volunteer First Aid ...

When Your Child is Away From Home and Gets Sick or Injured

There were plenty of peeing jokes.  You know, like when Joey and Chandler have to urinate on Monica after she gets stung by a jellyfish.

My son, who is studying this semester in Barcelona, sent a photo of his swollen arm right after he got stung by one last week while swimming in the Mediterranean.  He and his newfound friends were exploring Italy over the weekend, and while the ...