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Summit Blood Drive Honors Memory of Max Gottstein May 2

April 19, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Tragically, in August of 2017, Summit's Max Gottstein lost his years-long battle with treatment-induced acute myeloid leukemia after years of fighting a rare eye cancer called retinoblastoma. A month prior to his passing, more tha 80 units of blood were collected at an inaugural blood drive held in his name and which honored his fight. Max’s ...

Salute: Tuscan Vino, Mighty Meatballs and Tasty Tiramisu All Part of Arboretum's Next 'Pub' Event Apr. 27

SUMMIT, NJ - Now that's Italian.

Tuscan wines, meatballs and tiramisu will all be on the menu when Reeves-Reed Arboretum hosts its next 'Put the 'PUB' in Public Garden' event April 27, from 7 - 9:30 p.m.

The evening will feature select vintages from Tenuta Torciano Winery, located in San Gimignano, Italy and founded in 1720, along with traditional Italian recipes ...

Dog and Cat Day Afternoon: Summit P.A.L. Pet Show Set for Apr. 28

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Police Athletic League (PAL) Pet Show -- offering bow-wow and other cultured creature bragging rights -- will take place April 28 on the Village Green. Judging will begin at 1:30 p.m., with check-in and registration commencing 30 minutes prior.

A dog-only competition, with small-, medium- and large-size canines parading with their owners across the ...

Starry, Starry Night and Day: 'Astronomy Day' Celebrated at Both Trailside Nature Center and Sperry Observatory May 5

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Stargazers of all ages are invited to discover 'Astronomy Day' at Mountainside's Trailside Nature Center May 5, from 1-4 p.m., in an event hosted by Amateur Astronomers, Inc., in association with the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

That evening, the event will continue at the William Miller Sperry Observatory in Cranford, from 7:30 - ...

Cast Party: Summit PAL Fishing Derby Set for May 5-6; County's Trout Season Now Underway

SUMMIT, NJ - Go Fish.

No, its not a card game, it is time for the 2018 Summit PAL Fishing Derby, which will be held May 5 - 6, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Summit Municipal Golf Course, located at 189 River Road. That is just one piece of news baiting anglers to local waterbodies, as the Fishing Derby coincides with the onset of trout season in Union County.

All residents are ...

Summit Lions Trot Out Seventh Annual 'Derby Party May 5

SUMMIT, NJ - The 'ponies' will be running for the roses at Churchill Downs, but Hilltop City community members can walk to the Summit Elks Club on May 5 to enjoy a fun evening for a wonderful cause.

That's because the Summit Lions Club, whose primary mission is programs and services for the blind and visually impaired, will host its Seventh Annual Kentucky Derby Party from 5 - ...

Flower Power: Summit Arboretum's 'Daffodil Day' Set for Apr. 22

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Daffodil Day' -- one of Reeves-Reed Arboretum's (RRA) most eagerly-anticipated, signature events -- will fittingly coincide with Earth Day, as folks from throughout the Tri-State Area will visit the Arboretum of April 22 to view one fo the largest daffodil collections in New Jersey, with more than 50,000 bulbs found in RRA's glacially-formed ...

Seek and Ye Shall Find: 'Secrets of Summit Scavenger Hunt' Underway Through Apr. 14

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library and the the Great Swamp Watershed Association want to know how well folks in the Hilltop City know the area where they live and, to find out, are hosting the "Secrets of Summit Exploration and Scavenger Hunt', which will see participants seek out answers to clues found at locations around Summit and ...

To Fear or Not to Fear: GMOs Debated in 'Food Evolution'; Documentary Screens in Summit Apr. 27

SUMMIT. NJ - How do we feed the world while also protecting the planet? Has genetic engineering increased or decreased pesticide use? Has genetic engineering increased or decreased pesticide use? Are GMO foods bad for your health? And, most importantly, what data, evidence and sources are we using to approach these important questions?

Those questions and more are addressed in 'Food ...

Summit Celebrates 'Earth Day' with Annual Public Clean-Up Effort Apr. 21

SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City residents can get a head start on Earth Day and give the 07901 section of the planet a sprucing up by joining the City's 12th Annual Earth Day Clean-Up on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sponsored by the City of Summit Environmental Commission and is conducted in partnership with the Washington Area Association, members of the community, ...

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