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Hilltop Happenings

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Joanne Pillay of Summit is the winner of Summit Downtown, Inc.'s (SDI) 'Fin the HillTop Bunny' contest, a 'virtual scavenger hunt' that encouraged folks to figure out where the 'HillTop Bunny' was hidden each day from April 4 - 12.  Photos of the HillTop Bunny -- hidden somewhere in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The 2022 Summit Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) Fishing Derby will be held on April 30 and May 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, at the Summit Municipal Golf Course.  The pond at the golf course will be fully stocked with more than 1,000 rainbow trout, including 10 prize fish that ...

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NASHVILLE, TN - Lois Schneider Realtor company president Karen Schneider has been recognized as a John Carroll Award recipient, an honor given to select Georgetown University alumni whose lifetime achievements and record of service exemplify the ideals and traditions of the University and its ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Presented In honor of Black History, Women’s History and National Poetry Months, Morris Arts and Overlook Medical Center have debuted 'Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry', a collaborative program featuring works developed with the guidance of Overlook’s poet-in-residence, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Two garden sculptures, hidden gems by acclaimed sculptor Jon Krawczyk, are available for viewing through the end of June at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Full Moon Over Summit -- its name a nod to its current location, takes center stage in the rose garden.  The twisting bronze sculpture ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Poet David Mills will visit the Summit Free Public Library on April 19 to speak on the forgotten history of New York's African Burial Ground, the nation's oldest and largest slave cemetery.  Mills will appear in-person and via Zoom in an event which begins at 7 p.m. Boneyarn is his ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection offers After School Enrichment Programs at eight locations -- all five elementary schools, two primary centers and at The Connection itself -- in Summit. Recently, Jefferson School After School director Alyssa Roncallo initiated an After School project where the students ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library has announced that Susan Permahos, Director of the Library, will be retiring effective April 8. Amy Behr-Shields, currently the Human Resources Generalist at the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey, will assume the role of director on April ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Registration is open for spring youth and adult classes at The Connection, with Youth classes running April 4 through June 12 and adult classes running through June 19. The Spring Session class schedule features both new and returning favorites in parent / child, gymnastics, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Hilltop City's 'Egg Hunt Race' will take place at Summit's Village Green on April 2, beginning at 1 p.m. with arts and crafts, music, games, and a magic show. The 'Egg Hunt' will begin promptly at 1:45 p.m. and feature three races separated by age, one each for: children 2 years ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Daffodil Day Festival' -- Reeves-Reed Arboretum's annual rite of spring featuring 50,000 blooming beauties -- will welcome visitors on April 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The first daffodils were planted on the grounds of Reeves-Reed Arboretum by the Wisner Family, who owned the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Applications are now being accepted for The Connection in Summit's Preschool 2022--23 school year. The Connection's certified Preschool -- dedicated to encouraging a lifetime of active learners by helping boys and girls ages 3-5 develop the right habits, attitudes, and skills that ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  NJ Transit crews continue to make repairs n the Maplewood area after strong storm winds March 7 took down a large tree, resulting in extensive damage to the overhead wires and the steel structure that supports the wires. The repairs are now allowing additional NJ Transit trains to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Daylight Saving Time is here. Spring will soon be sprung. It's time to find the 'Hilltop Bunny'. Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) is celebrating the arrival of Spring with another creative virtual scavenger hunt, inviting kids and adults to try and figure out where the 'HillTop Bunny' is ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Enough damage removal and repair in the Maplewood area will to allow Morris & Essex Line (M&E) and Gladstone Branch trains to resume operations at all stations effective March 15, according to NJ Transit. Strong winds on March 7 downed a large tree in Maplewood, resulting in ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Around-the-clock work by NJ Transit crews continues following the March 7 incident which saw strong winds cause a large tree to fall and damage a catenary structure near Maplewood. NJ Transit is now reporting that limited service will continue between South Orange and New York and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Union County’s only Repair Café event will take place on March 26, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., at Christ Church in Summit. County residents and their neighbors can bring their beloved, but broken, items to Summit’s Repair Café, with available repair services at the event to include small ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association (NJAPA), in its Downtown category, has named Summit as one its 2021 'Great Places in New Jersey'. Each year, the NJAPA heralds a downtown that represents the gold standard of exemplary character, quality, and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A water main break inside the Summit train station will result in a portion of the 'Park and Rail' parking lot on Union Place closing this weekend. The portion of the lot will be shuttered beginning March 5, at 6 a.m., through March 6, to facilitate emergency repairs inside the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Maple Sugaring Fest will be held on March 6, from 1 - 4 p.m., at Reeves-Reed Arboretum.  Families are invited to experience one of winter's delights -- the sweet taste of maple syrup -- and enjoy a sweet day of fun with maple-themed activities.   Attendees will learn ...

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