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Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Team Delivers Powerful Princeton Performance

Trophy Kids: Another tourney, more hardware for the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team.
The team's seniors gather to celebrate.

SUMMIT, NJ - Competing at a national circuit tournament held at Princeton University, the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team cranked out another stellar performance, with individual honors including:

Public Forum Debate 

Matt Supran - Eighth-place speaker out of 500 debaters
Supran and James Cho - Double Octos
Tim Ritter and Kelsey Kennedy - Triple Octos
Alisha Kewarlramani and Rachel Schwartz - Triple Octos

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Duo Interpretation

Hope Kovera and Grace Milsten - Third Place
Matt Wilson and Anne Bronzer - Fourth Place
Juliet Huneke and Caleigh Pan Kita - Sixth Place

Dramatic Interpretation

Kim Lee - Second Place
Sean McManus - Fourth Place
Matt Wilson - Fifth Place
Zack Olson, Hope Kovera - Semifinalists



Humorous Interpretation

Cate Esposito - Second Place
Avery Fessler, James Badenhausen, Annika Carlson, Bella Anidjar - Semifinalists

Original Oratory

Matt Colon - Fourth Place

Oral Interpretation

Annie Milsten, Kate Schroeder - Semifinalists
Gerard Apruzzese, Stefania Valera - Quarterfinalists

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Thu, February 23, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Storytime

Community Calendar Education

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Thu, February 23, 12:00 PM

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Touch Tennis

Health & Wellness

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Thu, February 23, 3:00 PM

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Basketball Skills & Drills

Sports

Summit Fire Department Blotter

01/15/2017 at 02:12 hrs. -  FD dispatched To ROUTE 78 WESTBOUND for car fire.  On arrival found a fully involved motor vehicle fire on the shoulder of the highway.  Fire personnel extinguished the fire with fire apparatus and overhauled the vehicle and checked for extension.  A Signal 10 of off-duty personnel transmitted to provide station coverage while units operated on the ...

Summit Police Blotter

February 21, 2017

02/08- Sean R. Ousterman, 25, of Cranford was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking. Mr. Ousterman was released with a pending court date.

02/10- Andrew S. Medina, 26, of Hackettstown was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Mr. Medina was released with a pending court date.
 

02/13 - Vephkhvia Saakashvili, 30, of Westfield was arrested for ...

Summit Area YMCA Offers New Special Needs Classes

February 23, 2017

As a cause-driven organization focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Summit Area YMCA is proud to offer quality programming designed to improve the foundations of the community inclusive of all backgrounds and abilities. The Y’s Special Needs Programs help individuals gain confidence, promote independence, socialize with others, as well as nurture a ...

Family Promise Launches 'Pets with a Promise'

Summit-based Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit helping families experiencing homelessness, is proud to announce the launch of Pets with a Promise, which provides direct funding for Family Promise Affiliates nationwide for a variety of services, allowing families to keep their pets while working towards independence in the program. 

The program launched with the ...

Property Matters

Introductions Are in Order

Hello Summit!

We are about to make 'the Hilltop City' our next home and, like any good future neighbor would do, we thought we would introduce ourselves, our team, our company, and our mission.

As owners of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty, we operate 12 -- and soon to be 13 --  Sotheby's offices with more than 600 real estate ...

The IRS Isn’t Calling

Receiving mail with the IRS listed in the envelope’s upper left corner induces fear in most people. Receiving a phone call with the IRS listed on caller ID is even scarier. Fear can cause you to act before you think—many people fall for criminal scams out of fear. Don’t be one of them.

Bottom line: The IRS does not phone taxpayers or communicate via email. The IRS does not ...

Ain't That Grand?

Feeling Special?: Take Advantage of Fantastic Rates at Legendary Location

There has never been a better time to secure value pricing in one of New Jersey’s most celebrated addresses. The relaxed luxury like the town of Summit provides is tough to quantify in a state known for hustle and bustle.

“In Summit, time stands still,” says Assistant General Manager Michael Marino. “People laugh when we compare it to Mayberry, but there really is a ...

Tip #2 - Snapchat

In their latest update, Snapchat seems to have followed Instagram's example by releasing updated features one-by-one rather than all at once.

Group Chat

Snapchat now allows you to send snaps and text chats with groups that include up to sixteen friends and even name these groups. Just like a snap on your story, the snaps sent to your groups will be automatically deleted after 24 hours.

A Heartbreak Kid

It hurts.

 

She was sobbing pretty hard when she said it, so it came out more as a halting stutter.  It hu . . . hu . . . hu . . . rts. 

 

My arms were wrapped around her and her head was buried in my shoulder as she cried.  She was just a little girl the last time I comforted her like this.  Now she is a young woman.  

 

With a broken ...

Five Everyday Objects That Could Set Your House on Fire

The most cost effective approach to managing risk is to be proactive about reducing hazards and preventing accidents. When it comes to home fires, the most common causes of loss might not be what you expect. Less obvious dangers like the five detailed below actually cause more losses than major events, both because small risks may go unnoticed and because they occur frequently.  

Laptops ...