Summit parklet good for businesses and residents

Summit parklet good for businesses and residents

SUMMIT, NJ — A parklet was installed on Springfield Avenue in Summit and officially opened on Thursday, July 28. Summit Mayor Nora Radest officiated the opening at a ribbon cutting ceremony that began at 5:30 p.m. The parklet was installed in front of Tito’s Burritos and Batavia Cafe. “The parklet is a sidewalk extension with cafe […]

Summit resident is sworn in as NJ attorney general

SUMMIT, NJ — Gov. Chris Christie nominated Union County’s Christopher S. Porrino on June 16, and Porrino will now serve as acting attorney general until confirmed by the state Senate. Porrino was sworn in at a private ceremony held at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton. Prior to this, Porrino led the national litigation […]

Rails to trails for train tracks through Summit

UNION COUNTY, NJ — According to Union County’s Master Plan, Summit has made it a priority to fund a green pathway that would serve both recreational and commuter purposes. Summit’s Robert Rubino has envisioned converting an abandoned railway into the city’s own Highline Park. The land to be converted to the Highline used to be the […]

Remembering a great friend and student

SUMMIT, NJ — It was a sad day for Summit residents as they heard the tragic news. On the evening of Thursday, May 5, an 18-year-old Summit resident took his life in the parking lot of St. Teresa of Avila Church. He was reported dead by a gunshot wound after driving a family car to the […]

Summit Farmers Market welcomes new vendors

SUMMIT, NJ — Last month began the annual Summit Farmers Market, which opens every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at the intersection of DeForest Avenue and Maple Street, this year’s market welcomes four new vendors. They include Boxwood Coffee, Foraged Feast, Lakeside Maple Granola and Maria’s Gourmet Edibles. The market will open every […]

Health index awards Summit’s Overlook Hospital

SUMMIT, NJ — On Wednesday, March 31, Summit Overlook Hospital was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index as leaders in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender healthcare equality. This is the second year the medical center has been acknowledged for their achievements in promoting equality. The Healthcare Equality Index is a national benchmarking tool that […]

Summit College Club annual book sale to begin on April 19

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit College Club is holding its annual book sale from April 19 to 24 at American Legion Post No. 433 located at 357 Elkwood Ave. in New Providence. Last year, Summit College Club members collected and offered for sale more than 40,000 books. Most hard cover books are priced at one […]

Summit will hold Wilson Park neighborhood meeting on April 25

SUMMIT, NJ – Summit has scheduled a public meeting on a proposed Wilson Park restoration project on Monday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitman Community Room at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to share information with neighbors and other members of the community on the proposed project. There will an opportunity to review […]

Celebrate Earth Day at Reeves-Reed Arboretum with yoga and meditation on April 22

SUMMIT, NJ — This Earth Day, why not gather your friends together for a rejuvenating yoga and meditation session on the beautiful and peaceful grounds of Reeves-Reed Arboretum? Claire Daid, of the American Yoga Academy Studio, will demonstrate mantra meditation, breathing techniques, chakra toning, and the six directions. These powerful breathing techniques help to purify and cleanse your lungs, which […]