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Juggernaut Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Team Hosts Virtual Info Meeting for Prospective New Team Members May 26

May 24, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Students interested in being part of the uber-successful Summit High School Speech next year are invited to 'attend' a Zoom information session on May 26, beginning at 6 p.m., an event that will provide information about the team, competitions, summer workshops, and various events.

The meeting is open to both students and parents. There are three ways ...

Summit High, Middle Schools Honored with Montclair State Theatre Awards

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The cast, crew and production team of Summit High Schools fall 2019 production of 'Clue, On Stage' has been honored with the Overall Outstanding Production of a Comedic Adaptation of a Literary Work Award at the Montclair State Theatre Awards. The honor marks the second year in a row the Kent Place Boulevard campus' performing arts team has ...

KPS Senior Sophie Schmitz Receives Leadership Award from National WWII Museum

NEW ORLEANS, LA - The National World War II Museum has named Kent Place School senior Sophie Schmitz a 2020 Billy Michal Student Leadership Award recipient. The honor is bestowed on one student from each state who has maintained a strong record of volunteerism, demonstrates school and community activism, and helps implement creative solutions to recognized problems.

Schmitz, from New ...

SPARC Extends Summit Scholarship Deadline to May 1

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC) recognizes students who contributed significantly to the performing arts at Summit High School -- primarily through their participation in theater, Speech and Debate, dance, and related performing arts classes, clubs and events -- by awarding scholarships to select graduating seniors.

Two types scholarships ...

Applications for Welsh Scholarships Accepted Starting Apr. 8; Awards Available to Young Summit Women

SUMMIT, NJ - Beginning on April 8, applications for the Beverly Jeanne Welsh Scholarship Fund will be 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 the Summit high ...

Kent Place Upper, Middle School Teams Each Earn Ethics Bowl Titles

SUMMIT, NJ - What's better than winning an Ethics Bowl crown? Earning a pair of titles, of course.

Kent Place School's Upper School team claimed the New Jersey High School Ethics Bowl and then, just three weeks later, the Middle School team took home a matching New Jersey Middle School Ethics Bowl victory.

The Upper School achieved its fourth consecutive ...

Summit Middle School Stages Musical Version of 'Little Women' Mar. 20-21

SUMMIT, NJ - The Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Theatre Department will perform the Broadway musical version of 'Little Women' on March 20 and 21. 'Little Women the Musical' is based on the semi-autobiographical 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott, which has been adapted for the stage in a book by Allan Knee, with lyrics by Mindi Dickstein and music by ...

NJ League of Municipalities Hosts Essay Contest Open to Summit High School Juniors, Seniors

SUMMIT, NJ - Utilizing a theme of "What My Municipal Government Does Best,” the New Jersey State League of Municipalities will again offer three, $1,000 awards through the 'Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition'. Three winners will be chosen from throughout the state by The New Jersey League of Municipalities.

Open to high school ...

Verdict Rendered: Kent Place School Mock Trial Team Claims County Championship

SUMMIT, NJ - The Kent Place Upper School (KPS) Mock Trial Team has been crowned 2020 Union County Mock Trial Champions, beating out five teams over the course of several weeks and clinching the victory by defeating Oratory Prep. This is the first time that Kent Place has won the Union County tournament.

The team has faced Oratory Prep in the finals every year since ...

Nine Summit Hilltopper Student-Athletes Declare Their Collegiate Destinations

SUMMIT, NJ - Nine Summit High School student-athletes have announced their collegiate destinations, where each will continue their academic and athletic endeavors beginning in the fall.

The nine Class of 2020 students are:

Jacob Pantoya, Track and Field, Cornell University

Eva Lambrianakos, Lacrosse - University of Chicago

Natalie Wisniewski, Swimming - Gettysburg College

Aaron ...


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Summit Police Blotter

May 30, 2020

05/13 - At 1110 hours a report was taken for a theft from a Broad Street business of soft top covers for a Jeep Wrangler style vehicle. The victim reported the incident occurred sometime within the prior thirty days, when six (6) Jeep Wrangler soft tops were stolen from the property. The victim reported the combined value at the time of the report was approximately $18,000.00. 

05/13 - At ...

Summit EMS Report - April, 2020

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 135 emergency calls for help in April. These included 91 medical emergencies: eight motor vehicle accidents, including a rollover, a head-on collision, and a person trapped; 10 traumatic injuries; 10 falls; five reports of poisoning or overdose; one allergic reaction; and two responses to a medical alarm. Squad Volunteers also ...

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze Reviews Investment Opportunities as Market Looks Forward

June 1, 2020

What five stocks should you add to your portfolio today? Point View’s David Dietze Skypes live with Nicole Petallides:

Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth Management. For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management has been providing customized portfolio ...

We Still Need Your Help | Donation Drives at the Summit YMCA

Thank you so much for all you have done, with your help we have been able to entertain and feed countless families. But we are not done! Close to 100 Games have been donated and distributed to those in need but so many families could still use a way to stay engaged while staying safe at home. Our commitment to Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility has not and will not ...

Summit Real Estate Report - March, 2020

Prominent Property 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, 2020.

Active Listings ...

Consumer Defensive Stocks – A Safe Port in the Storm?

As the Coronavirus grips much of the world, global travel and commerce have come to a screeching halt.  The last thing people want to think about is getting on an airplane, checking into a hotel or spending money on the latest fashions.  They are concerned about sourcing food, cleaning supplies, and the holy grail – toilet paper. 

Investors have long been drawn to consumer ...

Coronavirus Pandemic Adds to the Admiration as Hospital Honors Local EMS Members

Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22.

“The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the height of the pandemic, and their collaboration in caring for our patients during this ...

How to Relieve Zoom Fatigue

The purpose of this article is not to criticize Telehealth or Zoom meetings.  On the contrary. There are so many important benefits to virtual meetings(1), not the least of which is the ability to stay connected during this very critical period. My goal is to identify some of the concerns which have been raised about using virtual interactions and then summarize some ways to ...

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...