Region

Press Releases

Lois Schneider Realtor and Summit Luminary Fund: A Great Team Working Together to Benefit the Community

7c55b8567bff6889664a_luminary.jpg
Pictured above Front Row: Meg Ahern, Area Leader; Lois Schneider, President and CEO Lois Schneider Realtor; Mia Romano-Brown, daughter of Barbara Romano, the Founder and Director of the Luminary Fund. Back Row: John Christmann, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad; Barry Kirschner, The Valerie Fund’s Camp Happy Times; Pam Kuhn, Area Leader; Mary Kull, Senior Connections; Christie McGinn and Patricia Sheaffer, The Santa Claus Shop; and Ian James, SHIP, Summit Helping its People.
7c55b8567bff6889664a_luminary.jpg

One of the most beautiful moments in our community each year is driving through Summit on the evening of December 24th to see homes aglow with luminaries. This glorious sight alone, and the spirit of community that it represents, make Summit a special place to live; and the fact that the funds raised by selling the luminaries brighten the lives of many in need throughout the year makes it even more so.

The Summit Luminary Event is made possible through the boundless energy and dedication of Barbara Romano, the Founder and Director of the Summit Luminary Fund, and the generosity of Lois Schneider, President and CEO of Lois Schneider Realtor in Summit, who underwrites the event. Special thanks are also extended to the area leaders who coordinate the orders and deliveries, and the many volunteers who give their time to fill thousands of bags with sand and candles.

This year, the Summit Luminary Fund was thrilled to raise $48,000, all of which will be given back to charitable organizations within our community.  On Monday, January 31st, Lois Schneider and Mia Romano-Brown (daughter of Barbara Romano) presented checks to the following grateful beneficiaries:  The Valerie Fund’s Camp Happy Times, the Summit First Aid Squad, Senior Connections, SHIP Summit Helping its People, and The Santa Claus Shop.  

Sign Up for E-News

 

Pictured above Front Row: Meg Ahern, Area Leader; Lois Schneider, President and CEO Lois Schneider Realtor; Mia Romano-Brown, daughter of Barbara Romano, the Founder and Director of the Luminary Fund.  Back Row:   John Christmann, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad; Barry Kirschner, The Valerie Fund’s Camp Happy Times; Pam Kuhn, Area Leader; Mary Kull, Senior Connections; Christie McGinn and Patricia Sheaffer, The Santa Claus Shop; and Ian James, SHIP, Summit Helping its People. 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Summit

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_06f9ba160a4082bf98ad_storytime_0317

Mon, February 19, 11:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

All Ages Storytime Squad

Arts & Entertainment Education

Carousel_image_8276d3aece023148c876_storytime_0317

Mon, February 19, 4:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

All Ages Storytime Squad

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

Carousel_image_13200491777fd22369d7_storytime_0317

Mon, February 19, 4:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

All Ages Storytime Squad

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

Summit Fire Department Blotter

12/16/17 7:42 am     FD dispatched to DE FOREST AVENUE and MAPLE STREET for a strong odor of natural gas in area. On arrival found an outside odor of natural gas. PSEG was requested and responded to the scene. Readings of 7% natural gas were found in the manholes in the center of the intersection. CVS was checked and zero readings for natural gas were found. Summit FD was released ...

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 - ...

Assistance Programs Available for JCP&L Customers to Help with Winter Heating Bills

February 16, 2018

As the cold weather continues, financial assistance programs are available for Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who need help with winter heating bills.

Assistance to qualifying JCP&L customers is available through the Lifeline, Universal Service Fund (USF), Weatherization, Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) and New Jersey SHARES programs.

Lifeline ...

Video: Point View's Deitze Tell CNBC Fed is 'On Track' for March Rate Hike

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on CNBC on how to position your portfolio despite more volatility:

cnbc.com/video

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 ...

Doing Well While Doing Good

The new tax law is predicted to reduce significantly the number of taxpayers who itemize deductions.  That has some concerned about charitable giving. There are ways for taxpayers who do not itemize deductions to give to charity and still receive some tax benefits.

Give from your IRA. Those aged 70-1/2 or older, who must take required minimum distributions from retirement accounts, can ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

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 ...