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November 13, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ -  Empowerment speaker and college professor Danielle Walker will present a free, inspirational program for teens that features stories of famous women and girls all over the world -- from suffragettes, boxers, painters, scientists and directors -- entitled 'Sheroes Throughout History: ...

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SUMMIT  - Instructor Karen Callaway Williams, Dance with Tap Hall of Fame, will lead a free Master Class Tap Workshop at The Connection in Summit on November 18, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. The class provides a unique opportunity to refines one's existing skills and learn new techniques from an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Film Society of Summit will deliver a pair of documentary films thematically linked to American rock band The Velvet Underground. The twin bill will be shown in Summit on November 16, beginning at 7:30, and feature Director Anthony Janelli's 'The Velvet Underground Played at My ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit 4th / 5th Grade Youth Football Team is on their way to the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League (NJSYFL) 'Super Bowl' after defeating Somerset Hills 20-14 to claim the National Conference Title. The boys from the 07901 will face American Conference Champs Old Bridge in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center has once again been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation in a wide variety of specialties and services, according to a report released today by Healthgrades, an online leader in providing comprehensive information about ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Beginning an 18-months-long journey of celebration, Central Presbyterian Church in Summit will be lighting a 'Tree of Remembrance' as it counts down to the 150th Anniversary of the Church's founding, which will occur in the spring of 2020. The tree lighting ceremony, which is open ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is reporting that, due to an issue at the substation, more than one-third of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL) customers are without power, including the train station and the Central Business District. According to firstenergycorp.com 3,560 of 9,274 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Café Q', a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, debuted on October 21 with 16 young people in attendance. Based on the enthusiastic reception to the concept, 'Café Q' will continue its planned schedule of being open the third Sunday of each month. As such, 'Café Q' will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The milling portion of the River Road works project has again changed. Milling will now not take place on November 12, but rather will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13-14, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.. No milling work will take place on Monday ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For a decade, Hilltop City residents have displayed the collective heart and compassion that makes Summit unique and special by doing something special for those who are less fortunate. Begun in 2008 by the Other Fellow First Foundation, the Summit 'Frozen Turkey Drive' collects ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or more November 17 in celebration of 'Take A Hike Day'. The Freewalkers will lead a two- to three-hour hike in Watchung Reservation, which will include vistas of the Deserted ...

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WHAT: Summit Soccer Club's 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser WHEN: Sunday, November 18th, from 5 - 7:30 p.m. THE DETAILS: The 1st annual Chili Cook-Off was an enormous success and Summit Soccer Club (SSC) is looking to again host an amazing event on the final day of the season. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.n., at SAGE Eldercare. Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior captain Max Jackson and juniors Joe Lusardi and Evan Deutsch have been named Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game for their roles in the Hilltoppers' NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 semifinal 51-14 smashing of Montville. Jackson tore off several big runs as ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss and the Central Presbyterian Church in Summit will host 'iRemember', an annual memorial service that allows those attending to remember all the people in their lives that have died, celebrate resilience and strength in times of great loss, and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The U.S. National Weather Service defines gale force winds as being between 34-47 knots, or 39-54 miles per hour. While it was, indeed, a very blustery day, the winds swirling above Investors Bank Field during the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The State of New Jersey, via a Joint Legislative Resolution, has honored the national title-winning Kent Place School 'Ethics Bowl' Team, which captured the crown this past April. New Jersey State Senator Thomas Kean recently visited Kent Place School to present the Resolution, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The transformative story of Jimmy Santiago Baca will be brought to life when Baca visits the Summit Free Public Library on Wednesday, November 14,  from 7-8:30 p.m., speaking about how he overcame tremendous odds, including illiteracy and a prison sentence, to become an acclaimed poet ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Entering the season of giving, the Summit Common Council -- at its first meeting of November -- was not in the mood to provide Summit Downtown, Inc. the free holiday parking program it has requesting, instead opting to offer up two resolutions that would yield alternative benefits to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Tricia Gottlieb, who brings an accomplished background in business-to-business sales, interacting with senior executives and technology professionals of many Fortune 500 clients, has joined Lois Schneider Realtor as its newest Sales Associate. During her career, Gottlieb has ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Interfaith Council is inviting the Hilltop City community to join them at their Interfaith Thanksgiving Service which, this year, will be held on November 18, beginning at 5 p.m. , at Calvary Episcopal Church.  Held annually at a local house of worship, ...

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STIRLING, NJ - Glenn Potolsky will celebrate the opening of his agency -- Potolsky Financial Group, Inc. -- on Saturday, November 10, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., at 285 Main Street, Suite B, in Stirling. The Mayor and Chamber of Commerce as well as Allstate New Jersey Senior Leadership will join ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Designed for those in the Christ Church congregation -- as well as folks in the community at-large -- with memory issues and their care partners, the Church has begun 'The Gathering Place', a 'Memory Café' that will meet the first Wednesday of each month, from 12 - 2 p.m. The ...

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WHAT: Summit Historical Society's Annual Holiday Boutique WHEN: Thursday, November 15, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.;  Cider & Cookies plus 'Carter House by Candlelight Sip & Shop' Wine & Cheese, from 6 - 8 p.m. THE DETAILS:  Taking place before Thanksgiving, get a head start on your ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Democratic candidates have won -- over the past four years -- eight of the nine contested local elections in Summit, virtually all of them by a hefty percentage. The lone Republican to emerge on top during this period was current Council Member Steve Bowman, who defeated Greg Vartan in ...

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Ninety-one-year-old Al Kessler (seated) -- who has worked in SAGE Eldercare's furniture restoration workshop for two decades -- and his family gather at 'Age Out Loud', an event that raised awareness about SAGE’s role as an important community resource and the need for services and programs to help ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The second Parent Wellness Series Event for 2018-19 is entitled 'Vaping and Marijuana: What You Need to Know', and will be held November 13, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Governor Livingston High School Auditorium. The session will be presented by Michael DeLeon, the founder of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -Six-time series performer and West Orange Resident Bill Charlap will return to the Afternoon Music Concert stage with a solo show November 18, beginning at 4 p.m., at the Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit. The audience is invited to meet the renowned jazz pianist at a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Central Presbyterian Church Weekday Nursery School and Kindergarten in Summit is hosting several open houses this month, including: Nursery School Classes and Kindergarten Tuesday, November 13 -- 9:15 - 10:45 a.m.  Friday, November 16 -- 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Special Open ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Established nearly to decades ago by John Gregory, MD, a renowned cardiologist and champion of bioethics and palliative care, the palliative care team at Overlook Medical Center includes a dedicated palliative care physician medical director, two advanced care nurse practitioners, a ...

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