Summit Snaps

May 11, 2020

Featuring a new home and a revised layout -- plus a slate of shopper and vendor regulations designed to provide a safe environment for all -- the Summit Farmers Market opened its 25th season under sunny skies. The Market, now located in the larger Park & Shop Lot #1 in order to provide a ...

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Overlook Medical Center Emergency Department doctors, nurses and staff step outside to accept a 'virtual hug' from Summit's first responders. The remote embrace was, in practice, the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad (SVFAS) leading a salute to the healthcare professionals at Overlook Medical ...

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A mask covers the face of James Tyler's 'Brickhead Love', the eight-foot-tall, 500-pound piece of public art that sits on Summit's Village Green. Installed by Summit Public Art, each of the head's ceramic tiles is imprinted with the word 'love' and the noggin emits "a changing variety of ambient ...

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Bob Flanagan, left, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad President, and Squad member Matt Sinclair were on hand to accept the donation of two cases of latex gloves from Summit Elks Exalted Ruler Rick Wolfe. The gloves immediately made their way to their intended destination -- Overlook Medical ...

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Volunteer Lorelei Burns of Summit, Springfield Police Chief John Cook, volunteer Andrea Cerza of Chatham, Summit Police Chief Robert Weck, volunteer Kitty  Hartman of New Providence and New Providence Police Chief Anthony Buccelli came together to support SAGE Eldercare's Meals on Wheels, helping ...

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The statistics supplied by event organizers are both staggering and sobering: every 3.6 seconds someone dies of malnutrition or starvation and, in New Jersey and New York, one in five children relies on food stamps to provide daily meals.    With that disturbing reality as a backdrop, hundreds of ...

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Christ Child Society of Summit (CCS) members Rebecca Michalopoulos and Lynne Strabley, along with nearly 100 other volunteers, recently took part in CCS' 8th Annual 'Blankets for Babies' program at St. Teresa of Avila Church. The event sees individuals create beautiful, hand-made fleece ...

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Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad President Bob Flanagan presents a plaque to Aldo and Nick Curiale of Summit Millwork & Supply, one of several local businesses which helped the Squad put the finishing touches on its new headquarters building. Summit Millwork & Supply donated all the custom ...

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Well I went down to the local arena Asked to see the manager man He came from his office said "son can I help you?" Looked at him and said "yes you can." Haay I wanna drive the Zamboni Haay I wanna drive the Zamboni Yes I do "Zamboni" - Gear Daddies The Summit High School Boys Varsity ...

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On site during the morning 'rush hour' at the Summit train station as they have been for the past 15 years, Summit's Calvary Church gave hundreds of busy commuters their traditional Ash Wednesday rites. With banners flying and choral music playing, sacristans Sharon Snapp, Pam Kuhn, Rev Michel ...

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A fun time was had by all and, just maybe, a future LAX star was born as the Summit Lacrosse Club (SLC), assisted by local student volunteers, hosted free clinics for girls and boys in grades 1-4. Held at the Summit Community Center, the clinics featured Club coaches leading the kids through ...

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The Summit Luminary Fund has set a new fundraising high-water mark, with more than $96,000 raised this past December. The Fund and Lois Schneider Realtor president Karen Schneider presented the proceeds to the 2019 beneficiaries which included: ABC Area Baby Center, Bridges' Summit School Supply ...

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Those who selflessly serve the nation with dignity and valor -- the women and men in uniform -- are about to get some 'Summit Love', as The Connection's AfterSchool Enrichment Students at Summit's Jefferson Elementary School are sending the troops handmade Valentines to help brighten their day on ...

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Mayors from three neighboring towns -- Summit's Nora Radest, Angie Devanney of Berkeley Heights, and New Providence's Al Morgan -- shared insights on the current state of their municipalities and took questions from guests at the Suburban Chamber of Commerce's annual 'Mayors' Roundtable'. One of ...

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Stephanie Buonarota of Morris Habitat for Humanity (MHFH), Reverend Denison Harrield, Jr., Blair Schleicher Bravo, CEO of MHFH, Kenneth Sauter,  MHFH Board President, Catie Detri of MHFH, Annette Dwyer of Shaping Summit Together, Summit Mayor Nora Radest and Christopher Palazzi of MHFH all gathered ...

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Fast on the heels of what is looking like a winning finish in the Iowa Caucus, Democratic presidential hopeful and former Mayor of South Bend, IN, Pete Buttigieg made a fundraising stop in the Hilltop City. Reports are that the mid-afternoon event, held at a private residence in Summit, drew a ...

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Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) hosted the second meeting of the 2019-20 Youth Advisory Council at Union County Community College. More than 150 high school students from across New Jersey’s 7th district are participating in the Council this school year. Over the course of the day, ...

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Seton Hall University student nurses recently spent the day at SAGE Eldercare as part of a community service program, interacting with clients from SAGE’s Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center and conducting physical assessments including, in part, checking vital signs and weight. This is the ...

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Three members of the 2019 Hilltopper Boys Varsity soccer team -- senior captains Theo Hodges and Luke Rustum, along with sophomore Ethan Harris -- have been honored by the Soccer Coaches Association of New Jersey (SCANJ) with All-State honors. Harris was named to the First Team, Rustum the Third ...

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Bev and Ray Casarico of New Providence have been selected as SAGE Eldercare's 'Sweethearts of the Year' for 2020. Each year, a 'couple' of standout 'Meals on Wheels' volunteers is bestowed the 'Sweetheart' honor. The couple began volunteering after they retired. “I was driving on Broad Street ...

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Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Board of Trustees President Diane Gallo stands with Summit Mayor Nora Radest and Dreamcatcher Producing Artistic Director Laura Ekstrand at the Company's 25th Anniversary Gala. The evening's 'Songs and Scenes from the Silver Screen' theme included a special, ...

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More than 240 mentors, students, parents and school administrators attended Summit-based Student/Partner Alliance's (S/PA) annual Holiday Party at Marist High School. With 20 new mentors and partners S/PA has more mentors than ever, supporting 190 students at seven schools with mentoring and ...

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Summit's Sadie Edgar, Hailey Milnes and Quinn Kubeck are among a cast of 50 students set to appear in the Front & Center for Performing Arts production of 'CATS', which will be staged January 31 - February 2 at the College of Saint Elizabeth's Dolan Performance Hall in Morristown. Based on ...

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As a light, cold rain began to fall, community members gathered on a soggy Village Green to light the menorah on the final night of Hanukkah -- The Festival of Lights. Summit Common Council Member David Naidu was among those in attendance at the event, which was entitled 'Light Up The Night' and ...

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Board Member Brett Sowers, President Tim McGhee, City of Summit Director of Community Programs Mark Ozoroski and Board Member Kelly Iacovelli showcase several of the indoor lacrosse sticks donated by the Summit Lacrosse Club (SLC) to the Summit Community Center (SCC). The sticks -- along with ...

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Christmas Eve morning, Summit firefighters contact the pediatric floor at Summit's Overlook Medical Center to determine how many presents are needed for children that have been admitted to the hospital. Once they have a list, firefighters shop for -- and wrap -- the presents. Next, Summit Fire ...

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A little cold weather could not deter a denizen of the North Pole -- let alone scores of Santas -- as, for the fourth year in a row, a group of very, merry gentlemen caroled their way across Summit, raising several thousand dollars for local charities including the Area Baby Center, Bonds of ...

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Several hundred folks from Summit and surrounding communities stood together on the Village Green -- ground that alternated between being partially frozen and marsh-like -- and braved subfreezing temperatures to show and voice their support for the pending vote by the U.S. House of Representatives ...

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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone stopped by Summit's Washington Elementary School today, spending a big chunk of the morning with fifth graders discussing the role -- and importance -- of math and science in baseball, participating in a STEM discussion, answering some very unique and ...

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Jenna Kelly, Michele Zyska, Amanda Damasek, Rena Spangler, Lisa Helmacy, Caroline Gosselin of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty prepare to gather all donated toys collected through the PPSIR Short Hills and Summit offices during a five-week-long drive benefit the 'Marine Toys for ...

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