Summit Snaps

June 19, 2018

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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Summit Police Department members including Chief Robert Weck, Mark Tarentino, Peapack Gladstone Officer Dirk Sheasley, Sergeant Ronald Martin, Sergeant Matthew Buntin, Officer Sean Thompson, Captain Andrew Bartolotti, Officer Keith Kwitech, Officer Kathleen Maggiulli, Officer Mark DeMetro, Officer ...

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Summit's Harry Finnegan, second from left, and Andrew Treger, fourth from left, are part of a Mountain Lakes Rowing Club Boys Novice 8 crew that captured a silver medal at the Long Island Championships on Oyster Bay. Finnegan attends Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School while Treger is a ...

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Brayton Elementary Schools' Tabitha Collins, Owen Yu, Ryan Barber, John Burrows, Bredan Mathey, James Sargeant, Alasdair Eck, Thomas Ryan, Charlotte Leck, and Maria Kristina Lasam celebrate their success in the first round of the National Geographic Bee, a geography competition designed to "inspire ...

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Summit Firefighters Chris Esposito, Tom Penn, and Matthew Lemons proudly hold the American Flag, the New Jersey State Flag, and Summit Fire Department flag as the National Anthem was performed during the opening ceremony of the Monster Jam Truck event at Prudential Center. Thanks to event ...

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A record number -- 35 in total -- of Summit High School seniors gathered along with a teacher of their choosing celebrate the students' designation as National Merit Scholars. As is tradition, each member of the Class of 2018 presented their respective teacher with a special book and ...

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If big number 81 looks a bit familiar, that's because he is Summit's own Ryan O'Malley, who was signed to the New York Football Giants' practice squad in mid-December and activated for the G-Men's final regular season game of the year December 31 versus the Washington Redskins. O'Malley wasn't ...

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World War II veteran Robert Max of Summit receives a Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders resolution recognizing the 94-year-old for publishing a book about his remarkable story of survival and escaping Nazi slave labor. The presentation was made at a speaking engagement at Union High School ...

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Executives from Villa Restaurant Group present a check for $40,000 to Sam’s Fund, created to help the then-Morristown Memorial Hospital build a high quality NICU to serve the families of northern New Jersey. The family of Samantha Marie Salzberg, just over one-month-old when she passed away in ...

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Christmas Eve saw members of the Summit Fire Department escort Santa on a visit with kids at Overlook Medical Center's Pediatric Center and Emergency Room, marking the 30th year that Kris Kringle has asked Summit firefighters to join him on his holiday visits. Summit Snaps captures images in, ...

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Greta Morgan, Kathryn Evenson, and Emily Misiewicz -- along with music teacher Dan King -- are three members of a group of Summit High School students accepted into Central Jersey Music Educators Region II Ensembles. Those selected include band students Katrina Lin: Flute, Symphonic Band; Abby ...

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Community liaison Alicia Gorman, Natasha Kim, Hope Basaman, Summer Cullen, Nikki Passick, Student Council Co-Advisor, Maria Wager -- along with Student Council Co-Advisor Gary Burns and Principal Damen Cooper -- gather to celebrate the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Student Council ...

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Summit High School AP Spanish Literature class students Samantha Fernandez, Cindy Torres, Monica Mazariego, Leila Esposito, Andres Chacon, Hans Seaz, Monica Badilla, Iria Diaz and Vanessa Herrrera-Rojas recently took a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, where they spent ...

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“Here we come a-wassailing” was heard on the streets of Summit on as members -- both young and old -- and friends of St. John’s Lutheran Church greeted and serenaded shoppers, diners, residents, and travelers throughout the Hilltop City with the joyous sound of Christmas carols. Accompanied by ...

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The Summit Planning Board recognized Jeffrey Wagenbach for 14 years of dedicated service, with current Chairman William Anderson presenting him with an honorary gavel and block. In his decade and a-half of service, nearly 10 years of which were spent as Planning Board Chairman, ...

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Class of '18 Hilltoppers Cindy Torres, Samantha Fernandez and Miguel Garcia have been selected as recipients of the Immigrant Student Scholarship. Founded by Andy and Christine Gottesman, the scholarship offers its recipients $5,000 per year for four years of post-secondary education, for a ...

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A schoolwide Mass that was part of Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child's annual celebration of Advent saw a historic first for the school when the Mass was celebrated by His Eminence, Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin, archbishop of Newark, marking the first time a cardinal said Mass at Oak Knoll. At the ...

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French language students at both Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School and Summit High School enjoyed a melodious lesson courtesy of middle school teacher Brigid Le Minez, who was responsible for bringing "Bagad New York" -- a Breton musical group -- to both schools for a concert. Musicians and ...

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Even though there is a mailbox with a direct pipeline to the North Pole right in downtown Summit, the Big Man in the Red Suit made his annual pre-Christmas Eve trip to the Hilltop City December 2 to get a first-hand confirmation of just what's at the top of kids' wish lists this holiday ...

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Pathways, a program of The Connection in Summit, receives a $10,000 donation from The Provident Bank Foundation, funding which will support of one of its keystone programs – Pathways Cooks. Selected due to its direct impact in serving the community, Pathways Cooks prepares and delivers organic, ...

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The crew at Salerno Duane Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and Ford in Summit kept busy making deals, but put away the razors for No Shave November, raising money for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Prevent Cancer Foundation, and Fight Colorectal Cancer. General Manager Michael Podell and his ...

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The community is invited to shop, dine and 'Celebrate in Summit' tonight from 5 - 9 p.m., with many stores open late, music throughout downtown, horse-drawn carriage rides, as well as hot chocolate at Regal Bank. There is even complimentary babysitting -- registration required -- at the Summit Area ...

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