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Summit's Central Church Awarded National Fund for Sacred Places Matching Preservation Grant

April 11, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ - Central Presbyterian Church in Summit has been awarded a matching preservation grant of up to $250,000 from The National Fund for Sacred Places, becoming the first church in New Jersey -- and one of only 16 churches nationwide -- to be so recognized through the program, which is managed by Partners for Sacred Places in collaboration with the National Trust ...

Registration Now Accepted for St Teresa of Avila Easter Services

SUMMIT, NJ - St Teresa of Avila Parish is set fot offer a schedule of both outdoor and indoor Easter Masses. The Church will offer two Masses inside the Church, as well as one Mass at their Mausoleum. All other Masses will be held outside on the Plaza. Seating will be provided under a tent in the Plaza.

Guests also have the option to bring their own chairs to sit on the adjoining ...

St Teresa of Avila Presents a 'Spiritual Lent'

SUMMIT, NJ - St Teresa of Avila (STA) will present a host of events and interactive programming during Lent as part of its 'Spiritual Lent' series. The Lenten offerings include:

Ash Wednesday -- February 17

7 a.m. - Mass
8:30 a.m. - Mass
12:10 p.m. - Mass
3 p.m. - Service
7 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Distribution of Ashes (Walk-Ins Welcome - No ...

Summit Synagogues Host Virtual Event, Q&A on Black-Jewish Relations Jan. 17

SUMMIT, NJ - Three Summit synagogues -- Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Temple Sinai and Congregation Ohr Shalom -- are partnering to host a live, virtual "dramatic reading exploring the strengths and strains in Black-Jewish relations" on January 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m. A question and answer session will follow the reading, which is being conducted as part of the ...

Summit Synagogues Join Faith Lutheran for 14th Annual Menorah Lighting

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On the sixth of the eight days of Hanukkah, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence and the Summit synagogues of Congregation Ohr Shalom-Summit Jewish Community Center and Temple Sinai joined together to light the sixth candle of the Menorah at Faith Lutheran.

This event marked the fourteenth consecutive year that Faith Lutheran and synagogues have ...

Menorah Lighting Set for Summit's Village Green Dec. 13; Public Can Attend Virtually

SUMMIT, NJ - Three Hilltop City synagogues -- Temple Sinai, Congregation Ohr Shalom, Congregation and Beth Hatikvah -- have partnered with the Summit Interfaith Council to sponsor a public Menorah lighting on Summit's Village Green. The event will take place on December 13 at 5:30 p.m.

The public can participate in the first-time event virtually via Facebook Live. Summit Mayor Nora Radest, ...

Summit Interfaith Council Hosts Virtual Thanksgiving Service Nov. 19

SUMMIT, NJ - Socially distant but spiritually connected.

The Summit Interfaith Council will host its annual Thanksgiving service on November 19, beginning at 7 p.m.

Due to health safety restrictions on gatherings during the pandemic, the event will be hosted virtually via Zoom. The service will feature songs and stories that have helped the community get through the ...


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It is Never Too Late to Do the Right Thing -- Summit Council: Overturn the Leaf Blower Ban

May 16, 2021

Concerned residents and small businesses of Summit respectfully call upon the City of Summit Common Council to immediately overturn the recently approved Pilot Ban on Gas Leaf Blowers scheduled for June 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021, Ordinance #7754.

1) Petition to Overturn – Please sign this petition to show your opposition and desire to overturn this ban before it goes into effect on ...

More Viewers Plus More Engagement Equals An Even Better Summit

I respectfully ask that Mayor Radest, the City of Summit Common Council and City staff please leverage technology, processes, and practices that we have all learned during this terrible pandemic and continue to make City of Summit public meetings, specifically Common Council meetings, open virtually for public participation when City Hall reopens in June 2021.

One ...

Summit Police Blotter

May 5, 2021

4/8/2021 — Gregory Asch, 36, of Jersey City was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Mr. Asch was processed and released with a pending court date.  

4/8/2021 — At 0852 hours a report was taken for a theft of a package from a Woodland Avenue residence. The victim reported the theft occurred on 3/11/2021. Removed from the residence was a package ...

Summit EMS Report - April, 2021

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 178 emergency calls in April.  These included 115 medical emergencies: 10 falls; 12 motor vehicle accidents, including two overturned vehicles, one on a highway and one car into a tree; eight traumatic injuries; three cases of overdose or poisoning; nine responses to a medical alarm, and three allergic reactions. Squad Volunteers also provided nine ...

Peapack Private Wealth Webinar Offering 'Top Strategies for More Investment Income' Set for May 20

May 16, 2021

Want More Investment Income? Ten Tips and Strategies! Join Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze and Elaine Phipps for a special webinar on May 20, staring at 11 a.m. EST, where we will do the deep dive on how you can squeeze more income dollars out of your nest egg.

Register now:

In this webinar, we’ll analyze:

The big ...

Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center Among First to Receive American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Certification

Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a designation of excellence that recognizes demonstrated ...

Summit Real Estate Report - March, 2021

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 2021.

Active Listings: ...

529 Educational Distributions -- How to Break Open the Piggybank

Congratulations -- you and your child have both done your parts. You’ve saved diligently in a 529 account, building tax-free money to pay for education.  Your child has studied hard and been accepted to a school where she’ll thrive. Now what? How do you connect the dots between that 529 account and paying the cost of your child’s education with tax-free ...

Women’s Mental Health Hit Hardest during COVID Pandemic

We have all been adjusting to the reality that COVID is an infectious disease, but we now know that it is also a profound chronic stressor with serious implications for mental health. These stressors are impacting mental health for all of us, but women, and especially women of color, have been hit the hardest.

Recent studies have shown that one in ten women have had to quit a job due to a ...

CWI.Design Hosts Watercolor Fundraising Event for Connie Dwyer Breast Center Foundation

Children have not been the only people learning online during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Social media is full of photos and stories about how-to classes that people have taken during the past 13 months — knitting, wine-making, canning and painting come to mind. The group experience is still there and the students are safe, at a remote location. 

Recently a group of novice watercolor ...

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