Basketball Buffet Served Up as Summit High School Girls, Boys Programs Support 'Hoops For Hope' Event Jan. 14

In the Pink: The Hilltoppers Girls Varsity will sport commemorative uniforms at the 'Hoops For Hope' event. Credits: Greg Elliott / TAPinto Summit

SUMMIT, NJ - Every Summit High School Basketball Girls and Boys Basketball Team -- freshman to varsity level -- will play at home January 14 when the Kent Place Boulevard campus hosts the tenth edition of he annual 'Hoops For Hope' event.

The roundball extravaganza is an integrated effort by both programs to raise funds and awareness for the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation and the Adrienne Reid Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The day's game schedule includes:

Sign Up for E-News

9 a.m. - Summit Girls Freshman v. Watchung Hills Regional, Main Gym

10:30 a.m. - Summit Boys Freshman v. Warren Hills Regional, Main Gym

10:30 a.m. - Summit Girls JV v. New Providence, Auxiliary Gym

12 p.m. - Summit Boys JV v. Warren Hills Regional, Auxiliary Gym

12 p.m. - Summit Girls Varsity v. New Providence, Main Gym

1:30 p.m. - Summit Boys Varsity v. Warren Hills Regional, Main Gym

The Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation serves the uninsured women of Newark and Elizabeth through dedicated programs at local hospitals., reaching out to women annually through free educational sessions and breast cancer screenings, The Center's mission is to provide advanced care -- from screening to diagnosis to treatment and follow-up -- for all women, regardless of their ability to pay. There is a special focus on addressing the statistical disparity in the disease's impact among African-American and Hispanic women.

The Adrienne Reid Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a Summit High School senior class female athlete each year. Reid passed away in 2008 after a long battle with breast cancer. Her daughter, Alex, played for the Hilltoppers, Class of 2009.

The event will include the sale of commemorative 'Hoops For Hope' T-Shirts, the chance to enter a raffle for special prizes, and an expanded concession stand.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Upcoming Events


Sat, February 24, 1:30 PM

Best Cellars, Summit

Meet the Mayor

Community Calendar


Sat, February 24, 2:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Saturday Serendipity: Fairy Tale Puppet Theater

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education


Sat, February 24, 7:00 PM

Grand Summit Hotel, Summit

The Burlesque Ball

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

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

February 12, 2018

2/1 - At 0955 hours a report was taken for a theft of a street sign. The unlawful incident occurred between an unknown time frame on Pine Grove Avenue. Value of the street sign was not immediately available at the time of the report.

2/5 - Roberto C. Noel-Berman, 23, of Summit was arrested and charged with possession of CDS. Mr. Noel-Berman was released with a pending court date.

2/5 - ...

Lightbridge Academy in Millburn Hiring Assistant and Lead Teachers

February 23, 2018

If you are passionate about educating and nurturing young minds, you may fit right in with our family! Lightbridge Academy is currently hiring Assistant and Lead Teachers to join our team and grow with us!

If you would like to learn more about the positions offered, you can reach us at 973-218-1800.

Video: Point View's Petrides Says Market Healthy, Strong Despite Sell-Offs

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on FOX Business News discussing the market sell-off post the release of the Fed Minutes:

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

Is FAANG Long in the Tooth?

Investors love to rally around a stock story. Today it’s all about the FAANG stocks. Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX) and Google (GOOG) are a major reason why the S&P 500 rallied so much in 2017. Mr. Market is convinced the FAANGs are impervious to a sell-off. “Its different this time” is ringing loud and clear, but will the outcome really be that ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

Let the Games Begin

I am truly awed by the Olympics.  Watching these superb young athletes on TV inspires me to renew my membership to the gym and pursue my lifelong dream of taking home the gold.  


The problem is that in my deluded head, I can see actually see myself standing atop the podium.  I am wrapped in a puffy designer ski coat with a huge piece of bling slung around my neck ...

Movies! Movies! Movies! - Three Ways to Enjoy Movies

Most people who use the Summit Free Public Library are familiar with our video collection: thousands of DVDs and nearly 800 BluRays -- and growing!

In addition to recent box-office hits and Hollywood classics, we have foreign films, anime, and musical performances from Aida to ZZ Top. Binge-watch a must-see TV series, discover a new one, or introduce your kids to your childhood ...