Summit Snaps

  • Blueberry Ribbon Winner

    July 12, 2018

    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 ...

  • Rocket's Red Glare

    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 ...

  • Royal Gathering

    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 ...

  • Precious Memory

    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 ...

  • Satellite Office Visit

    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 ...

  • First Things First

    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 ...

  • A Century of Kindness

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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Pedaling Unity

    Summit Police Department members including Chief Robert Weck, Mark Tarentino, Peapack Gladstone Officer Dirk Sheasley, Sergeant Ronald Martin, Sergeant Matthew Buntin, Officer Sean Thompson, ...

  • Silver Shell

    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 ...

  • Making a Splash... Safely

    Summit Mayor Nora Radest and Director of Community Programs Judith Leblein Josephs are joined by brine icon and Summit Family Aquatic Center ambassador, 'Shark Diddy', as ...

  • Fellow Partners

    Student / Partner Alliance President Emmett Daly, second from right, joins Other Fellow First Foundation Directors Brett Haire, Jordan Glatt and Jim Greberis at the famous ...

  • Klash Named After a Titan

    The third annual ‘Kirst Klash’ Memorial Lacrosse Tournament, which featured youth lacrosse teams in grades 5 - 8 from Summit, Mountain Lakes, Shark River, Colts Neck, ...

  • Everyone Needs a PAL They Can Count On

    Finding their older radio scanning systems incompatible with their new digital platform, the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad had a challenge -- the distortion began to interfere with the ...

  • Teachable Moment

    Summit High School students watch the aftermath of a simulated 'fatal' automobile collision during an assembly held as part of 'One Moment, Three Decisions', ...

  • Bold Mettle

    Jennie Silecchia, a 15-year veteran volunteer and this year’s Individual Honoree, is celebrated at Susan G. Komen North Jersey's 'Pink Tie Party'. With a ...

  • Mass Amount of Love and Remembrance

    Serving both as a tribute to the memory of Summit Police Detective Matthew Tarentino -- a Somerville resident who was killed in a traffic accident on Route 78 nearly one year ...

  • Open Season

    As if cloudless blue skies and temperatures approaching 60 degrees weren't enough to bring put a smile on Hilltop City residents, the 23rd season of the Summit Farmers Market is now ...

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To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 17, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Upcoming Events


Mon, July 23, 7:45 AM

17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit

Monday Morning Yoga

Health & Wellness


Tue, July 24, 12:00 PM

Berkeley Heights

Scholastic Book Fair

Education Giving Back


Tue, July 24, 5:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Summit Area YMCA Swim Team Tryouts July 24th

Health & Wellness

Summit Police Blotter

July 9, 2018

6/19 - Peter Ferguson, 31, of New York, New York was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Point Pleasant Beach. Mr. Ferguson posted bail and was provided a new court date.

6/22 - At 1552 hours a report was taken for a theft of one thousand (1,000) mops from Overlook Hospital. The reporting individual indicated the theft occurred between 6/10 and 6/21. Taken from a storage area ...

Point View's Q3 Newsletter Now Available

July 22, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Q3 Newsletter is hot off the presses, featuring timely and essential reads for investors, including:

1. Lessons from Warren Buffett in Omaha.
2. How to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse.
3. Trade tariffs and your portfolio.
4. Accounting for non-liquid assets in your asset allocation.
5. The number of accounts you have open may surprise you ...

Audio: Point View's Petrides Details Three Things to Watch During Earnings Season on 'Wall St. Unplugged'

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, on Wall Street Unplugged discussing portfolio positioning during earnings season:

For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing ...

Picking up the Pieces – The Benefits of Account Consolidation

Over a lifetime of investing we often have numerous accounts located at different financial firms.  Rarely are these accounts managed with a grand plan that takes into account all the individual pieces.   Account proliferation can be detrimental to your investment performance, increase your risk profile, and lighten your pocketbook.  

Account consolidation offers the ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 18

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find out how accessing care at Atlantic Health System is now easier, more affordable and closer to home than ever, learn which item from the produce aisle could be the newest weapon against cancer, see what Atlantic Health System, the New York Times and Instagram all have in common and much more.



Are You Ready for Your Child to Turn 18?

If your son or daughter is turning 18, here are a few things you need to know:

If you have an UGMA/UTMA savings account for your child, did you know those assets are his/her legal property and once that instrument matures (most often 21 years old or 18, if you designated that at time of account creation), those assets are at your child’s disposal with no restrictions or ...

Would Shedding

How much wood wouldn’t a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck woodn’t?


Enough already.  


I get it.  It is an easy mistake to make, misusing would and wouldn’t.  It happens to me all the time.


“Honey, when I said I didn’t see any reason why I would go to the ballet, I meant to say I couldn’t see ...