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A Century of Kindness

June 15, 2018

Inspired by Ellen DeGeneres' "One Million Acts of Good" challenge, students in The Connection’s AfterSchool program at Jefferson Elementary School celebrate their 100th act of kindness.

The students learned what kindness looks like, how it feels, and how a small act can change things for the better. To reach their goal of 100 acts of ...

Almost Time to Fly

Since she and her husband will soon be matriculating to Florida, it is only fitting that a flock of flamingos visited the home of the soon-to-be-retiring Eunice Churchill.

The iconic Ms. Churchill spent 15 years in the administrative office at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School and the last two years at Summit High School. While no parties have stepped forward to claim ...

Benchmarking a Legacy

Gathering fittingly on 'International Children's Day', Summit Mayor Nora Radest, Police Chief Robert Weck and several of the SPD's Officers, Board of Education member Josh Weinreich, Superintendent of Schools June Chang, Assistant Superintendent for Business Lou Pepe, Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary Principal Matt Carlin and members of the Lincoln-Hubbard PTO ...

Battling The Elements

Summit boys were part of Boy Scout Troop 63's recent visit to Gettysburg National Military Park, camping for two nights and touring the historic sites during daylight hours. 

Gettysburg is the site of what is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War and, while there were no battles fought on the fields during ...

Rock Stars

Union County 4-H member Michael Laumbach explains plate tectonics to a visitor at Rutgers Geology Museum, where Laumbach and his fellow members of the Union County 4-H Teen Service Club recently volunteered as docents for a National Science Foundation program called 'In Search of Earth’s Secrets: A Pop-Up Science Encounter'.

Students helped visitors navigate the interactive ...

Peaceful Plantings

Planned and constructed by teen congregant Gabe Schiffer as his Eagle Scout project, Congregation Ohr Shalom - Summit Jewish Community Center (COS-SJCC) recently celebrated the opening of its new 'Meditation Garden'.

Rabbi Avi Friedman spoke at the ceremony, where Cantor Janet Roth, Schiffer and GreenFaith Chair Mimi Zukoff joined him to cut the ceremonial ...

Pining for Speed

Pack 301 Webelos and Lincoln-Hubbard Fourth Grader Anderson Lee proudly shows off the first-place trophy -- complete with flames -- and his his winning racer, a faster-than-fast vehicle that earned him a trip to the 'Pinewood Derby World Championships' June 30 in in New York City.

Despite a difficult day 'in the pits' that saw his speedster have to be ...

Elite Eight

Summit High School seniors -- Megan Abate, Maddie Gaeta, Helen Louise Johnson, Anna Turk, Stephen Sajer, Cole Schneider, Will Vitton and Greg Vlass -- have been named recipients of the Howard S. Anderson Scholarship Award, as presented by the Summit Boosters Association. Each receives $1,000 to use toward their education.

The Summit Boosters Association ...

Justifiably Victorious

After upsetting number-one seed Mountain Lakes in the semifinals and then beating Seton Hall Prep 6-5 in double-overtime in the ultimate game, the Summit High School Boys JV Lacrosse Team has been crowned Champions of the JV Tournament, which pitted eight top-notch JV sides -- including Summit, Delbarton, Seton Hall Prep, Mountain Lakes, Chatham, Madison, Hunterdon Central ...

Neighborly Offering

St. Teresa of Avila Church Monsignor Robert Meyer -- known to many as "Father Bob" -- and his staff brought lunch to the City of Summit Firehouse and spent time with Deputy Fire Chief Donald Nelson and his firefighters.

The neighborly offering to the on-duty crew was a gesture to thank them for their service to the Hilltop City community.

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