Summit News

November 17, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Honoring ordinary folks who do extraordinary things on behalf of others, the Union County Human Relations Commission's (UCHRC)'s Unity Achievement Awards are presented to individuals, organizations and businesses that have distinguished themselves in the area of volunteerism, ...

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OAK RIDGE, NJ - For the second straight year, Lakeland Bank has been named to the New Jersey 50 Fastest Growing Companies list by New Jersey business news publication NJBIZ, and as presented by Mazars. Lakeland Bank was ranked 21 on the list of New Jersey’s most dynamic companies.The 2018 NJBIZ ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Elisa Jacobson has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss. Jacobson is the Chief Compliance Officer at Cooperative Counseling Services (CCS), a Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health organization with an emphasis on families impacted by ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In the wake of the here comes winter snowstorm that wreaked nearly unprecedented havoc on roads during the prime commuting hours on November 15 and left the Hilltop City blanketed in several inches of the white stuff, the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's NJSIAA North 2, Group ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523. The goal of the post is to help teens experience different career paths in aviation.  The post is chartered to DM Airports Ltd. and will meet on the first ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For the eleventh year running, SAGE Eldercare's Meals on Wheels program is participating in the Subaru 'Share the Love Event'. Beginning today through January 2, 2019, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer's choice of participating ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The opening night of the Summit High School Theatre Department's fall play -- 'Peter and the Starcatcher' -- has been postponed due to a visit by Old Man Winter. Snow, winds and slick roads combined to cause all after-school activities to be canceled including the debut of the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The all-male, corduroy-wearing a cappella group 'The Dartmouth Cords' will perform a special holiday concert November 27, beginning at 7:30 p.m.,  at Central Presbyterian Church in Summit. Founded in 1996, The Dartmouth Cords is one of Dartmouth College’s premier all-male a cappella ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Diane Richson's 'Brown Bag Apple Pie', miraculously baked in -- yes -- a brown bag, sacked the competition to claim the 2018 Apple Pie Contest crown at the Summit Farmers Market. The Summit resident has been making the circle of deliciousness for more than 30 years and has been ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum's (RRA) annual Holiday House Tour -- visiting a series of elegant Summit homes, each with their halls impeccably decked for the season -- will take place on December 6, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The tour will include stops at the Arboretum's historic Wisner House ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Robert Marbut Jr., a pioneer in the field of homelessness and homeless transformation, has joined the Family Promise National Board of Trustees. Marbut is the embodiment of Family Promises' assertion that family homelessness is a bipartisan issue, having both served as a White ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Is there a hard-to-shop-for Hilltopper on your holiday gift-giving list? Now Summit residents can take the guessing out of shopping by purchase a one-gift-wows-all Summit VISA Gift Card, good only at all participating business not just located in downtown, but throughout the entire ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -  Summit High School junior and senior class participants in the Providing Educational Possibilities (PEP) program, a Summit-based nonprofit that offers academic support, college and career readiness to Summit public middle and high school students with demonstrated financial need, have ...

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WHAT: Pebble Players' production of 'Heathers, The Musical High School Edition'. WHEN: Friday and Saturday, November 16-17 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m. THE DETAILS: Based on the 1989 cult film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, 'Heathers, The Musical High School ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -  Empowerment speaker and college professor Danielle Walker will present a free, inspirational program for teens that features stories of famous women and girls all over the world -- from suffragettes, boxers, painters, scientists and directors -- entitled 'Sheroes Throughout History: ...

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SUMMIT  - Instructor Karen Callaway Williams, Dance with Tap Hall of Fame, will lead a free Master Class Tap Workshop at The Connection in Summit on November 18, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. The class provides a unique opportunity to refines one's existing skills and learn new techniques from an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Film Society of Summit will deliver a pair of documentary films thematically linked to American rock band The Velvet Underground. The twin bill will be shown in Summit on November 16, beginning at 7:30, and feature Director Anthony Janelli's 'The Velvet Underground Played at My ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit 4th / 5th Grade Youth Football Team is on their way to the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League (NJSYFL) 'Super Bowl' after defeating Somerset Hills 20-14 to claim the National Conference Title. The boys from the 07901 will face American Conference Champs Old Bridge in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center has once again been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation in a wide variety of specialties and services, according to a report released today by Healthgrades, an online leader in providing comprehensive information about ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Beginning an 18-months-long journey of celebration, Central Presbyterian Church in Summit will be lighting a 'Tree of Remembrance' as it counts down to the 150th Anniversary of the Church's founding, which will occur in the spring of 2020. The tree lighting ceremony, which is open ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is reporting that, due to an issue at the substation, more than one-third of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL) customers are without power, including the train station and the Central Business District. According to firstenergycorp.com 3,560 of 9,274 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Café Q', a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, debuted on October 21 with 16 young people in attendance. Based on the enthusiastic reception to the concept, 'Café Q' will continue its planned schedule of being open the third Sunday of each month. As such, 'Café Q' will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The milling portion of the River Road works project has again changed. Milling will now not take place on November 12, but rather will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13-14, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.. No milling work will take place on Monday ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For a decade, Hilltop City residents have displayed the collective heart and compassion that makes Summit unique and special by doing something special for those who are less fortunate. Begun in 2008 by the Other Fellow First Foundation, the Summit 'Frozen Turkey Drive' collects ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or more November 17 in celebration of 'Take A Hike Day'. The Freewalkers will lead a two- to three-hour hike in Watchung Reservation, which will include vistas of the Deserted ...

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WHAT: Summit Soccer Club's 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser WHEN: Sunday, November 18th, from 5 - 7:30 p.m. THE DETAILS: The 1st annual Chili Cook-Off was an enormous success and Summit Soccer Club (SSC) is looking to again host an amazing event on the final day of the season. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.n., at SAGE Eldercare. Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior captain Max Jackson and juniors Joe Lusardi and Evan Deutsch have been named Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game for their roles in the Hilltoppers' NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 semifinal 51-14 smashing of Montville. Jackson tore off several big runs as ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss and the Central Presbyterian Church in Summit will host 'iRemember', an annual memorial service that allows those attending to remember all the people in their lives that have died, celebrate resilience and strength in times of great loss, and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The U.S. National Weather Service defines gale force winds as being between 34-47 knots, or 39-54 miles per hour. While it was, indeed, a very blustery day, the winds swirling above Investors Bank Field during the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 ...

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