Sam I Am: Forsyth’s Goal Inside Final Thirty Seconds Gives Summit H.S. Girls Lacrosse Dramatic 7-6 Victory on Long Island

Senior Samantha Forsyth scored twice -- including the game-winner with 23 seconds left -- in Summit's 7-6 win. Credits: Robert Moriarty

SUMMIT, NJ - Senior attack Samantha Forsyth took a feed from assist savant Maggie Moriarty and scored with 23 seconds remaining, capping a three-goal, second-half comeback and giving the Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team a 7-6 triumph over Eastport South Manor at Cold Springs Harbor High School. The Hilltoppers, who trailed 6-4 in the second half, improved to 6-0 on the season.

Senior attack Isabel Zachara, along with senior captains Sara Szynal, Callie Humphrey and Julia Persche, all scored in a first half that ended deadlocked at 4-4, before Forsyth -- from Moriarty -- narrowed the Sharks' lead to 6-5.

Senior captain Catherine Cordrey drew the Maroon & White level, before Moriarty and Forsyth recreated their earlier partnership to produce the late-game heroics.

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Maddie Collins had three saves in goal for the Hilltoppers.

“I thought our defense played very well today,” said Summit Head Coach Mike Walsh. “When we needed stops in the second half they came up big as a unit, giving our offense a chance to win the game.”

Summit returns home to 'the friendly confines’ of the Upper Turf Field for a pair of tough games, taking on Westfield April 18 and Ridgewood April 20 before heading back out on the road to face Mountain Lakes April 22. Game time for all of the contests is set for 4 p.m.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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 ...


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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.  


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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 ...