Summit News

September 25, 2018

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 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The first-ever Bridges 5K Run & Walk will be held this September 29, starting at 9 a.m. on Maple Street adjacent to the Village Green. Runners and walkers will set off on a USA Track and Field NJ17557JHP-certified course through the streets of downtown Summit and the surrounding ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Gymnastics Team won its second meet in a row, the Girls Varsity Tennis Team was victorious on the court while the the Field Hockey Team was defeated on the road. Gymnastics Top Mounties at The Connection A big 1-2-3 sweep of the vault competition by Quinn ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad (SVFAS) members will be outfitted in new three-season, all-weather jackets thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF). All 65 volunteer SVFAS members will don the highly-reflective yellow jacket shells with zip-in liners ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A quick look at the calendar shows that fall has officially arrived, and Summit's Office Tavern Grill has created flavor-packed, fun cocktails to celebrate the season, each made with seasonal ingredients and inspired by the cozy, spicy flavors of autumn. As example of these creative ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'The First Grader', true story of an 84-year old Kenyan villager who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford, will screen in Summit September 28, beginning at 7 p.m. A discussion of the film and the issues it raises will follow ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Freshman Soccer Team notched their first victory of the season because Cavan Doyle used his head -- literally. Doyle scored both goals Hilltopper goals in the match, the second -- and match winner -- a header off a Summit set piece, as the Maroon and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life. That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Sophomore Austin Groce, junior Joe Lusardi, and seniors Skyler Schluter and Tyrone Hines have been named the Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game for the Hilltoppers 22-9 victory over North Hunterdon. Groce and Lusardi were stalwarts on defense, with the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Sweet, spicy or both? Salsa lovers will be salivating as the Summit Farmers Market is set to host its Annual Salsa Contest on Sunday, September 30. Amateur cooks are invited to bring their best salsa to the Summit Farmers Market by 10:45 a.m., with judging beginning at 11 a.m. For ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Varsity Football Team had won its first two games by a combined total of 97-8, using a mix of consistent ground and pound with a skosh of flash and dash to overwhelm its opponents. While, as the saying goes, looks can be deceiving, one glance at North ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Encouraging students to keep an open mind and let their passions drive their paths relative to their futures, FOX News anchor Martha MacCallum spoke to Oak Knoll students and their parents in two presentations at the school. Presented as part of the school's Parents Association ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - It was a fabulous Friday for Summit High School sports, with wins posted by the Boys Varsity Soccer, Varsity Field Hockey and Girls Varsity Volleyball. Boys Soccer Unbeaten in Three Matches After Downing Plainfield Junior defender Theo Hodges got the Maroon and White off to a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County residents with unwanted guns in their possession can turn them in for up to $250 each at either of two locations on October 27, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Anyone turning in a gun may do so anonymously. Gun buybacks are designed to enable anyone to turn in any gun, in any ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In recognition of 'National Diaper Need Awareness Week', the Summit Area YMCA is -- beginning today and running through September 30 -- hosting a diaper drive wherein ommunity members can drop off packages of diapers and baby wipes at the bin located in the Summit YMCA lobby. Collected ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Area Public Foundation has awarded a $30,000 grant to Family Promise in support of its homelessness prevention and sustainable housing initiatives in Union County. When it comes to helping low-income and homeless families achieve sustainable independence, a security ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Three iconic Hilltop City entities -- The Connection, The Summit Free Public Library and The Summit Area YMCA -- will serve as voter registration locations on Tuesday, September 25 in honor of 'National Voter Registration Day'. Locations and time include:   The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Enrollment for Dreamcatcher's Adult and Teen Fall Improv Class is underway, with the Repertory Theatre Company hosting a six-week program beginning October 6 and continuing through November 10. The Open-Level class -- available to both beginners and student who have taken the Level 1 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Demonstrating what Summit Police Department Chief Robert Weck describes as "out of the box thinking" to help limit use of the roadway and direct motorists to an adjacent, signal-controlled intersection at Passaic Avenue and Kent Place Boulevard, a section of West End Avenue in Summit ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Fire Department is reminding area businesses that Carbon Monoxide detectors are required in all businesses and commercial buildings in accordance with recently modified Uniform Construction Code (UCC) and Uniform Fire Code (UFC). “Carbon monoxide is primarily a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A Health Literacy Tote Bag initiative, a partnership between the Summit Free Public Library, Overlook Medical Center and the Libraries of Union County Consortium that offers books, CDs and-or DVDs and other informaton focusing on a specific health topic all packaged in an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - While lacking perhaps the hype of a National Football League game held weekly on the same night, the Summit Common Council met on a Monday night, the unusual scheduling tweak a mere diversion to a meeting that featured reports on Summit's traffic signal network and water flow ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Kara Richardson Whitely will be the featured guest at a free, public event celebrating the release of her new memoir 'The Weight of Being: How I Satisfied My Hunger for Happiness' on September 21, from 7:30 - 9 p.m., at the Summit YMCA. Richardson Whitely is an author, motivational ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Keegan Mayer converted a penalty kick and goalkeeper Sophie Zachara made six saves, but the Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team saw its record drop to 1-3 after a 2-1 defeat by Westfield on the Upper Turf Field. Faith Dobosiewicz and Jane Sullivan scored in the first half ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Adam Fern, who enjoyed a 35-year career teaching and coaching at Summit High School, has been named as the recipient of the Summit Police Athletic League (PAL) 2018 Outstanding Service Award. Fern, who received the award at the recent PAL Golf Classic, served as the liaison to the PAL ...

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  SUMMIT, NJ - Cub Scout Pack 301 will host a Summit-wide event for all elementary school-age prospective members featuring some some fizzy fun with bottle rockets on September 22, from 1-5 p.m., at the Watchung Reservation Scout Area. All are welcome, with attendees asked to bring an empty, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Piattino: A Neighborhood Bistro is Summit will host a unique a wine dinner -- featuring various iconic Italian wines -- on Wednesday, September 26, beginning at 7 p.m. The dinner will highlight a variety of Italian winemakers from several regions throughout Italy, including the guest ...

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NEW HAVEN, CT - A 40-student strong contingent -- including several freshman -- competed against counterparts representing more than 200 schools from throughout the country at te Yale Invitational Tournament. Hilltoppers advancing to the elimination rounds included: Junior Varsity Public ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - HomeTowne Television®, a nonprofit television channel based in the Hilltop City has received two grants from Investors Foundation to underwrite the production of a television program that showcases the good works of folks in the community as well as documentary detailing Paper Mill ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Works from 'Art from the HEART', a program which provides a way for seniors to express themselves creatively and share their unique views of the world with the public at large, are currently on display at the Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth through September 28. The 'Art from ...

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