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Washington Elementary's 'Country Fair' Makes Grand Return, May 21

May 18, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - The Washington Elementary School 'Country Fair' is back -- for the first one in three years.

Presented by the Washington PTO, the 'Country Fair' will be held May 21, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., and will include:

Free Admission and Parking
Bounce Houses
Photo Booth
Tin Can Auction
50 / 50 Raffle
Silent ...

Summit High School's Production of 'Footloose' Garners Six 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award Nominations

MILLBURN, NJ - Summit High School's spring production of 'Footloose' has received six Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award nominations, inlcuding Outstanding Overall Production.

Other Hilltopper nominations included Evan Gunter for Outstanding Supporting Performer in a Male-Identified Role; Outstanding Performance by a Chorus; Outstanding Performance by an ...

Summit Residents Among Oak Knoll Students Inducted into World Language Honor Society

SUMMIT, NJ - Six Summit residents -- Olivia O'Malley, Grace Schroeder, Gabrielle Delano, and Teagan Kocaj (all Class of '22), along with Viera Puilver (Class of '23) -- were among the 22 Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child (OKS) students inducted into the World Language Honor Society in recognition of their dedication and achievements while studying ...

Oak Knoll Lower School Holds Collection Drive to Aid Ukrainian Refugees

SUMMIT, NJ - Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child Second Grade teacher Alicia Grimes is currently running a collection drive for necessities needed to aid Ukrainian refugees fleeing to Poland to escape the violence and conflict in Ukraine.

Now through April 6, bins are located outside Grimes’ classroom for those interested in donating. 

Grimes brought the idea for the donation ...

Welsh Scholarship Applications Now Available; Awards Presented to Young Summit Women

SUMMIT, NJ - Applications for the Beverly Jeanne Welsh Scholarship Fund are now available through the guidance offices at Kent Place School, Oak Knoll School and Summit High School. The Welsh Scholarship is open to young women who demonstrate financial need, who are permanent residents of Summit, and who currently attend or have graduated from one of these Summit high ...

Summit High School Weight Room Gets $200,000+ Lift

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School weight room has received a significant renovation, with new equipment, machines, flooring, lighting and a fresh coat of paint installed at a cost of $213,288.

The project's funding came via two main sources, with the $84,753 cost for the new floor approved by the Summit Board of Education and the $124,138 cost to replace the ...

Summit High School Wind Ensemble, Chamber Choir and Orchestra to Perform at NJPAC Apr. 6

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Wind Ensemble, Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra will perform at 'Best Bands & Choirs International, an Evening of Music at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center', which will be held April 6, beginning at 7 p.m., at NJPAC's Prudential Hall.

The event will feature 100 students from the Summit High School Wind ...

Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Earns Second-Place Finish at 'States; Four Hilltoppers Claim Titles

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team earned a second place finishes in the Overall Team Sweepstakes Awards and Overall Speech Sweepstakes in the New Jersey Speech and Debate League’s State Championship held at Hunterdon Central High School.

Four Hilltoppers in three events -- Jake Model, Thea Rind, Sarah Walsh and Alex Gallegos ...

Summit High School Music Program's 2021 'Pledge Day' Campaign Set for Oct. 24

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Music Parents Association’s (SMPA) annual 'Pledge Day' will take place on Sunday, October 24.

In this fundraising tradition, between 12 and 4 p.m., Summit High School music students will canvass the Hilltop City, with band, orchestra and chorus students asking the community for financial support vital to the music programs across all of ...

Summit High School's 'Cabaret at The Green' Event Set for Oct. 15

SUMMIT, NJ - Tickets are now available for one of the Summit High School Theatre Program's biggest fundraisers -- 'Cabaret'. This year's event, 'Cabaret at The Green, An Evening with the Stars', is set for October 15, beginning at 7 p.m.

This year's 'Cabaret' will be held outdoors downtown at Summit's Village Green, with attendees encouraged to ...


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Summit's Common Council: 0 for 2

May 6, 2022

First, Council is considering a 480' long 65' high monstrous building on Broad Street to replace Summit's existing Fire House. Then, at the meeting on May 3, Council voted to create a Pedestrian Mall closing Maple Street to traffic from Union Place to Springfield Avenue and Springfield Avenue to Deforest Avenue, 

Here are the facts concerning the closing of Maple ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, May 21, 9:00 AM

Regenus Center, East Hanover

REGENUS CENTER Has Moved to a Convenient Location ...

Arts & Entertainment


Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

Marina Waterfront Park, Carteret

Sea Scout Open House

Arts & Entertainment Education Other


Sun, May 22, 9:00 AM


Greta's Run for Imagine

Giving Back

Summit Police Blotter

May 16, 2022

5/9/2022 — At 1359 hours a report was taken for a theft of a motor vehicle located at a Briant Parkway residence. The victim discovered a Blue 2022 Mercedes Benz S500 was taken from the driveway after being left unattended for approximately 25 minutes, unlocked and with the key fob inside. The estimated value of the vehicle is $120,000.

5/10/2022 — Eric Sorensen, 54, of Summit was ...

JESPY Partners with Paper Mill Playhouse for Performance Showcasing JESPY Clients

May 19, 2022

SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4pm.

The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New Beginning. Set to take place at JESPY, the play will feature client talents, alternating ...

Cantor's Concert

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Summit Real Estate Report - March, 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 March 2022.

Active ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

Mount St. Mary Class of 2022 Future Athletic Plans Revealed

On the morning of May 12, Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung revealed the names of additional Class of 2022 student-athletes who have expressed their intent to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level. The following students were honored by Denise Materia, Director of Athletics and Assistant Directress (Student Life), S. Lisa D. Gambacorto, RSM, Ed.S. (Directress) in Mother Mary ...

Mental Burden That Arose from COVID-19 Continues to Impact Teens

While schools are now in person, the mask mandate has lifted, and COVID-19 cases have significantly dropped, shouldn't teens be back to normal?

Maybe not. 

It’s no secret that around the world the pandemic has taken a toll on people of every age. Quarantine was especially challenging due to the constant isolation and uncertainty. As socializing is critical for high schoolers, ...

Just a Second

May 20th is World Metrology Day.

I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years.

Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...