In The Schools

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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Summit

There is Nothing 'Little' About Her Dedication to the Summit Community

May 23, 2017

As a lifelong Republican, I have only voted for one Democratic candidate in my life. But I’m voting for Beth Little for the At Large seat on Summit’s Common Council and here’s why.

One Sunday afternoon not long ago, Beth shared the exciting news that she was running for Common Council. But knowing Beth Little for the past ten years, ...

Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK): Let’s Work Collaboratively Now!

May 24, 2017

Certain politicians now running for office have criticized our school District and the Board of Education, arguing that the District’s current Full-Day Kindergarten program is unsatisfactory because it is not free. 

While it is virtually free for those in need, it is subject to tuition to cover the District’s actual out of pocket costs.  The traditional half-day is ...

Vote Marjorie Fox - I Will be Your Voice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marjorie Fox is the Democratic candidate for Summit Common Council, Ward 2.

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Summit Fire Department Blotter

3/19/2017 at 0203 hrs. - FD responded to a Springfield Avenue restaurant for an activated fire alarm with   duct detector activation.  On arrival a moderate interior smoke condition was observed.  Millburn was requested automatic aid as a RIC team.  FD found a large tray of food smoldering on a 4 burner stove near the center of the restaurant.  Ventilation was ...

Summit Police Blotter

May 23, 2017

04/26- Daijah A. Drayton, 27, of Newark was arrested for a contempt of court warrant out of West Orange and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Ms. Drayton was released with a pending court date.

04/26- David Anthony Marmora, 54, of Summit was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Mr. Marmora was released with a pending court date.

04/27- Robert ...

Special Needs Youth Events, Programs Set for This Summer

May 24, 2017

TryCAN participants and families are invited to attend the Summit Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony and march under the TryCAN banner, giving TryCAN kids a chance to comfortably march with pride in a parade! The parade is held Monday May 29, marching through Summit to Summit’s Village Green.  Look for the TryCAN mentors and the TryCAN banner at 25 DeForest Avenue in Summit at 9:30 ...

Point View Pair Presents to ExxonMobil Annuitants Club

Point View Wealth Management was proud, once again, to present to the Exxon Mobil Retirees Club on May 18.

To view the presentation, visit:

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Point View Wealth Management, Inc. works with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management ...

Property Matters

Making Your Home More Green Can Put More Green in Your Wallet

As we reflect on Earth Day, it is the perfect time to consider ways to make your home more green.  Not only will you be helping the earth, but you just might help your wallet too. We emphasize helping our environment on Earth day, so why not start at home with some earth-friendly updates? Below are a few of my recommendations, they can help you save money and will also add to the value ...

Has the 'Great Rotation' Finally Begun?

In 2013, fixed income sold off after Chairman Ben Bernanke signaled an end to the Fed’s bond purchasing program. This led to just the third negative calendar year return for bonds since 1970! Since this “taper-tantrum,” investors have been calling for a tidal wave of fixed income assets to reallocate into stocks.  The Fed has raised interest rates three times over the past ...

Ain't That Grand?

Stay Close to Home and Feel Right at Home: Plan a 'Playcation' at Summit's Historic Hideaway

Memorial Day will soon be here and gone, beginning the steady march to summer... when thoughts turn to fun and times of leisure. And, with the temperature heating up, so will the Jersey shore traffic as those nestled in the northern part of the state make their way to the coastline.

One of the best kept secrets this time of year as the calendar moves into June and July is the great rates that ...

The Floor Plan

The Essential Flooring Primer

On its surface, sorting through all the choices available today and picking the right flooring option for the right space seems a bit daunting.

But, thanks to Cove Carpet One Floor & Home and its unparalleled selection and team of professionals, making the right choice is simple.

To get you started, here is a primer designed to get you on your way to making informed and beautiful floor ...

Every Writer Has An Inspiration

Newswriter and journalist for TAPInto Summit, Greg Elliott, visited Franklin School.

He inspired young writers to pursue their dreams and continue on the path of news writing!

It all started on February 8, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Franklin Elementary school  information center. Mr Elliott was talking to the fourth grade journalism team during meeting time.

“The ...

Air Boxing

I went to a boxing match the other night and an overbooked flight broke out.

 

It may be a new twist on an old joke, but it is no laughing matter.  

 

OK, actually, it is.  I am sorry, but for anyone who has ever flown, the notion of a ringside seat on an airplane is a pretty entertaining thought.  

 

As long as it is on someone else's ...

What Every Real Estate Agent (and Homeowner) Needs to Know About Insurance

Real Estate Agents take on a great deal of responsibility when they guide us through the process of purchasing a home; knowing the basics of property insurance to point clients in the right direction is an important part of confidently brokering a home sale.

Under what circumstances should a buyer be concerned about special coverage?

A Vacant Home

Vacant homes are at higher risk for most ...