Summit Snaps

October 19, 2018

Father Kevin Valle of St. Teresa of Avila Parish presents a donation to the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad President John Buscaino and Squad Recording Secretary Katherine Ganger. St. Teresa of Avila is encouraging all Summit residents to consider a donation to the Summit Volunteer First Aid ...

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Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angel G. Estrada joined Union County College President Dr. Margaret McMenamin, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Zakiya Smith Ellis, State Senator Nicholas Scutari, Chairman of the Union County College Board of Trustees ...

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Summit's Wilson Primary Center this month opened its first school garden with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included the entire staff and student body in attendance. The garden was made possible through contributions and grants from Atlantic Health System, the Summit Educational Foundation, and ...

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Summit Deputy Fire Chief Donald Nelson, Mayor Nora Radest, Common Council Members Matthew Gould and Beth Little, Member Gould, Firefighters Iannella and Mammone, along with members of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad greeted the public at an Open House held at the SFD's Headquarters on Broad ...

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Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team captains Kelsey Space, left, and Keegan Mayer stopped into Revivify in the Hilltop City for some well-earned 'R & R' -- Recovery and Rejuvenation -- which they're gonna need because their Union County Tournament journey is far from over. That's ...

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Overlook Medical Center president Alan Lieber, left, and Christopher Amalfitano, M.D., chairman of Overlook’s emergency department, hopped aboard stationary exercise bikes in the hospital lobby, raising awareness and funds for the American Heart Association's 2108 Heart Walk. The 'ride' was part ...

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Hilltop City resident Grant Powell stands triumphant, blue ribbon in one hand and his award-winning concoction in the other, after his Original Tomato Salsa -- featuring ingredients the avid gardener grows in his own home garden -- was judged tops in the Summit Farmers Market Salsa ...

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Summit High School Varsity Football captains Dom Yorio, Jack Kelly, Jackson Tyler and Max Jackson recently visited Revivify in Summit where Revivify wellness technician Rimoun Hanna assisted the 'Fearsome Foursome' with their post-game recovery programs. The Hilltoppers have just finished an ...

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The Hilltop City has always been keen on public art, with large-format, outdoor murals -- like the recently installed historic streetscape photo on a wall adjacent to Union Place off Summit Avenue -- recently joining the picture. Now, members of the community -- including Cristina Adragna, Erika ...

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Christie Engel, former Franklin PTO President, and Janice Tierney, the school's principal, do the honors as a new, privately-funded playground is official opened at Franklin Elementary School. The ribbon-cutting was held during the school's annual Back-to-School Barbecue event, and featured ...

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Summit High School senior Jacob Roncallo has partnered with New Eyes for the Needy on his Eagle Scout project, collecting eye gasses from the Hilltop City and surrounding communities, ultimately giving the gift of sight to those in need. Roncallo has set up a drop box located in the front lobby ...

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The United Way of Greater Union County's annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign -- which gifts donated backpacks and school supplies to Union County kids so that they can start their school year ready to learn -- culminated at The Connection in Summit with an event serving children in The Connection’s ...

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There is hosting an Art Show and then there is putting on an Art Show. Summit Downtown, Inc. (SD) is going to do both on September 16. The Hilltop City is set to join other New Jersey towns in mural mania through installation of a large mural which will reproduce a historic photo of Union Place ...

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In solemn commemoration, the City of Summit held its annual 9/11 observance ceremony immediately outside Summit Fire Department Headquarters. What follows are excerpts of remarks from Summit Mayor Nora Radest and Summit Fire Chief Eric Evers: Mayor Nora Radest "We remain forever changed by ...

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John Buscaino, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad President, and Kari Phair, its Chief, accept a proclamation from Summit Mayor Nora Radest designating September as 'Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad Month' in the Hilltop City. The Squad, formed on July 28, 1962, currently has 85 regular and junior ...

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Summit resident Spencer Bridges stands alongside Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) upon the completion of Bridges' internship in the lawmaker's s Capitol Hill office. Bridges, a member of the Morristown-Beard Class of 2017, is a rising sophomore at The University of Southern California where he ...

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Lois Schneider Realtor (LSR) in Summit is helping kids from the Boys & Girls Clubs get ready for school through its support of the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors' (NCJAR) annual school supply drive. As a result, he front of LSR's Springfield Avenue office in Summit is filled with ...

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The Connection's summer campers are celebrating 'Hero Week' by collecting toys that will soon be donated to Summit-based Family Promise, the national nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income and homeless families achieve sustainable independence. The collection effort, which continues through ...

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Actress Mia Sinclair Jenness recently visited SAGE Eldercare to deliver Meals on Wheels with her mom, Emily. Currently starring in the Second Stage Theater production of "Mary Page Marlowe" at the Tony Kiser Theater in New York City, the 12-year-old she made her professional debut at the age of ...

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The people -- now that they have finished eating -- have spoken. And, the Summit Downtown, Inc. 2018 Restaurant Week photo contest 'Peoples' Choice Award' goes to Catherine Goncalves for her photo of a Lobster Roll made with chunky lobster salad, lettuce and avocado on a New England roll, served ...

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Summit Police Department Chief Robert Weck takes a dip in the H2O as part of the 'Dunk-A-Cop' station at the Hilltop City's 'National Night Out' event. All proceeds from the dunk tank booth benefited a set of six-year-old identical twins with global developmental delays and non-verbal Autism, who ...

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Summit-based nonprofit organizations were the focal point of the latest City of Summit concert series event, as 'Community Night' -- an annual rite of summer -- was held on the Village Green. Myriad Hilltop City good-deeds doers and service providers were on hand to showcase their mission and ...

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Three Summit rising Ninth Graders -- Dylan Sebastian, Alex Loschert and Aidan Shiles -- helped their 2022 New Jersey All-Star Team capture the gold medal at the Warrior All-America Games held at The University of Massachusetts in Amherst.   Sebastian (wearing uniform number 10), ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi holds the 2018 iGO Innovator Award, an honor bestowed on her by the the International Association of Government Officials (IAGO). The Award is in recognition of the Union County Votes mobile app, which launched in 2014. The Union County Votes app is a free ...

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Twenty-three muffineers tossed their blueberry-centric creations into the ring at the Summit Farmers Markets' first 'Sunday Funday' of the year, with each entry scored by judges Jeanny Race, Carol Nurmi, and Hilltop City Mayor Nora Radest on its flavor, texture, and appearance. Scott Noonan’s ...

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The pyrotechnical pops were bursting in the air above the Hilltop City's as the fireworks spectacular, the main event of the 71st Summit Fourth of July Celebration, unfolded over Memorial Field. Music, merriment, rides, tasty food and treats, the Decorated Bicycle Parade and more were all part ...

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Summit was more than well-represented when Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child celebrated its 90th commencement ceremony. The 63 Oak Knoll graduates kept with school tradition and donned white gowns and gloves, and carried pink roses.   Hilltop City residents that were part of the Class of ...

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Dr. Michelle Papka, Director and Founder of the Cognitive and Research Center of NJ (CRCNJ), led an informative memory loss program at SAGE Eldercare. Papka presentation -- before a full house of attendees -- included different types of memory loss and resources available, including: family help, ...

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There may be no American 'side' at this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia, but there is a Garden State connection, one that is vital to every match -- the ball itself. The official match ball -- the adidas Telstar 18 -- is named and designed after the Telstar satellite, which was developed right ...

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Winning their first-ever tournament title in style, the Boys 7th/8th Grade Summit Futures Lacrosse Team commemorates the moment after capturing the Future Legends Championship in Boonton Township. The Hilltop Cty contingent went 5-1 on their way to crown, getting to the Final via a dramatic 4-3, ...

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