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Summit Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Marches In May 30

May 25, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - Honoring those who have lost their lives in military service to the nation, the annual City of Summit Memorial Day parade and ceremony is set for May 30, beginning at 10 a.m.

The parade begins at 25 Deforest Avenue and proceeds to the Village Green, and will be led by members of the Summit American Legion Post #322. Summit civic and school groups are encouraged to participate ...

The Connection Hiring Summer Camp Counselors and Lifeguards

SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection has openings for Summer Camp 2022 Counselors and Lifeguards.

A fun and rewarding job, Camp Counselors are needed from June 20 to August 19, either half-day or full-day. Camp Counselors are assigned to a group of children enrolled in the summer camp program and ensure that campers have a fun experience in a physically and emotionally safe environment.

The ...

Summit Under Heat Advisory Saturday; Tips to Stay Cool and Safe

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The heat is (going to be) on.

With temperatures expected to soar, Summit will be under a heat advisory Saturday from noon until 8 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

Heat index values of up to 100 degrees are expected, it said.

The National Weather Service offers the following tips to beat the heat:

Slow down: Reduce, eliminate or reschedule strenuous ...

City of Summit Hosts First-Ever Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Event, May 21

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit's inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month event will be held May 21 on the Village Green, from 3 - 7 p.m. All citizens are invited to attend the free event, which will celebrate AAPI culture. 

The entertainment stage will feature performances from groups in different Asian communities, including Bollywood ...

Paws for the Applause: Summit P.A.L. Pet Show Set for May 14

SUMMIT, NJ – The annual Summit Police Athletic League (PAL) Pet Show will be held May 14 on the Village Green, with competition organized into two categories: one for dogs only and another for all-other pets exhibition.

In the dog show, small, medium, and large dogs will compete with their owners by walking across the stage in front of the judges. The all-other ...

Summit Library Celebrates 'Free Comic Book Day', May 7

SUMMIT, NJ - Joining independent comic bookshops and libraries worldwide, the Summit Free Public Library is celebrating 'Free Comic Book Day' on May 7.

Held annually on the first Saturday of the month, 'Free Comic Book Day' -- like the day's moniker proclaims -- sees participating businesses and institutions give away comic books for free and celebrates the ...

The Connection’s Pickleball Court Now Open for Play

SUMMIT, NJ - Pickleball is now at The Connection.

Those who are not currently a Pickleball fanatic undoubtedly know someone who is, because Pickleball  is the fastest growing sport in the America. For the uninitiated, Pickleball is described as having many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. It is played both indoors or outdoors, on a badminton-sized court with a ...

Memorial Field, Tatlock Park Basketball Courts Closed as Resurfacing Project Begins

SUMMIT, NJ - The basketball court resurfacing projects at Memorial Field and Tatlock Park are now underway. The work is expected to last approximately four weeks, weather permitting, and the courts will not be accessible to the public during resurfacing.

At its November 15, 2021, meeting, the Summit Common Council authorized, through the state cooperative pricing system, ...

Film Society of Summit Screens 'Citizen K', May 6

SUMMIT, NJ - The Film Society of Summit will host a screening of 'Citizen K', a documentary about post-Soviet Russia from the perspective of oligarch-turned-political dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The showing will take place on May 6, beginning at 7 p.m., followed by a discussion with Alex Gibney, the film’s director and a resident ...

Overlook Auxiliary's 'Art at Overlook' Virtual Auction is Now Live

SUMMIT, NJ - Benefiting pediatric and adolescent mental health initiatives at Overlook Medical Center, the Overlook Auxiliary will host its inaugural 'Art at Overlook' Auction & Cocktail Reception on April 27.

The event, which will be held at The Racquets Club of Short Hills, is sold out but the Auction itself is virtual, meaning folks can peruse and bid on ...

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Correction from Summit City Administrator Michael Rogers

May 24, 2022

Conveying community concerns through positive and active relationships with our elected officials is a continuing goal for Summit city administration. We sincerely appreciate the long-term relationships that we build with members of Common Council, including Millie Cooper and Al Dill. We thank them for their service and for allowing us to call on them time and time again.  

There are ...

Letter to the Summit Community

We write this letter as two former members of Summit’s Common Council who are more than a little concerned about the proposed project for 'Broad Street West'.  It is imperative that everyone in our city understand that the agreement our Council is preparing to sign (very soon) will include THREE PROPERTIES, not just the grossly oversized building you have seen depicted ...

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May 24, 2022

5/17/2022 — At 2043 hours a report was taken for a theft at a Briant Parkway residence. The victim  stated that after reviewing security camera footage an unknown male wearing a baseball cap was  observed taking one piece of mail from a mailbox and then vacating the area.  

5/20/2022 — At 0757 hours a report was taken for a theft from a motor vehicle located at ...

Art Center Hires Kristen Evangelista as New Director of Exhibitions

May 24, 2022

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) is pleased to announce the hiring of Kristen Evangelista as its new Director of Exhibitions, effective June 1, 2022. Evangelista will join VACNJ after serving as Director of the William Paterson University Galleries for nearly a decade. "I am delighted to welcome Kristen as the new Director of Exhibitions,” said VACNJ Executive Director, ...

Union County College to Host First In-Person Commencement in Over Two Years

Union County College is hosting spring commencement on Wednesday, May 25. This year’s ceremony is special as it will be held at Union’s Cranford Campus for the first time in over a decade, and it is also the first in-person ceremony since January 2020. College President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin will lead both ceremonies.

The first ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m., honoring the ...

Summit Real Estate Report - April, 2022

Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides an inside look at the Summit real estate market, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story.

This edition of the Summit Real Estate Report details information from April 2022.

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Community Conversations: Stepping into Summer!

Warmer weather is here, and for many people that means exercising outside, playing sports and enjoying family time. But if your winter was a quiet one, returning to activity too quickly can lead to injuries. So how can you tell the difference between a sprained ankle and something that requires a trip to a specialist? In this Community Conversation, James C. Wittig, MD, Chairman of the Department ...

Free Scrap Metal Recycling for Union County Residents, June 2 and 18

Union County residents with old metal gutters, fencing, or appliances to dispose can bring these items and more to free scrap metal recycling drop-off sites in June. The scrap metal recycling program is sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners and takes place twice each month from April to November.

“This countywide program helps to fill a service gap in some Union ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Captures Euro Challenge Win

WATCHUNG – Kathleen Brennan, Math Department Chairperson at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, reported that the Mount's Euro Challenge team edged out four other finalists in the competition on May 19th. Their topic was Gender Inequality in Germany. 

The sophomore presenters included: Zoe Daly of Piscataway, Victoria Fekete of Livingston, Lillian Del Rossi of Union, ...

To Smart to Fail

Commencement Transcript, May 2022

Good afternoon, proud graduates of the University of Machine Learning class of 2022.0.

I am a Heuristic/ALgorithmic 9000 computer. Most of you know me as Hal.

I want to thank president emeritus, Google, as well as Alexa, Siri, and all of the distinguished bots on the board of algorithms, for awarding me this honorary doctorate degree in deep learning and ...

Agent Spotlight: Teresa Maegerlein

Teresa Maegerlein, Broker-Associate in the Morristown office, is dedicated to getting her clients results! Her career in real estate began in 2004. Before getting into real estate, Teresa worked on Wall Street and her financial background has proven invaluable in her current work. As useful as her hard-earned savvy has been, she knows that the most important skill for a successful business is ...