New Jersey State Council on the Arts approves more than $35.6M in grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $35.6 million in grants to support more than 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The grants were approved at the arts council’s 55th annual meeting, held virtually. The awards are part of the largest state appropriation […]

Miller joins Oak Knoll School as director of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice

Miller joins Oak Knoll School as director of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice

SUMMIT, NJ — Melissa Miller has joined Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child as director of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. Miller brings experience in DEIJ, admissions, special events and donor relations from Newark Academy, where she most recently served as the school’s assistant director of admissions. “I am excited to join the wonderful […]

Summit Board of Education welcomes director of Student Personnel Services

Summit Board of Education welcomes director of Student Personnel Services

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Board of Education welcomed Crystal Marr as the director of Student Personnel Services for Summit Public Schools at the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, July 22. After several rounds of rigorous interviews, Marr was the unanimous choice for the new position by the district’s interview committee, consisting of central […]

Summit will celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 3

Summit will celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 3

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Police Department is hosting Summit’s annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. on the Village Green, 356 Broad St. in Summit. Featuring a variety of municipal, county, state and federal-level agencies, National Night Out provides a chance for community members to come […]

Overlook Medical Center opens new Bouras Emergency Department entrance, celebrates ENA Lantern Award

Overlook Medical Center opens new Bouras Emergency Department entrance, celebrates ENA Lantern Award

SUMMIT, NJ — Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center marked the opening of its redesigned Bouras Emergency Department entrance in Summit on Thursday, July 15, just days after the department received the Emergency Nurses Association’s prestigious Lantern Award. The new entrance, part of a larger plan to expand and enhance the entire hospital, is designed […]

Local parishioners take St. Teresa on the road this summer

Local parishioners take St. Teresa on the road this summer

SUMMIT, NJ — The Faith Formation team at St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Summit knew that many members of its congregation wanted to get away for the summer, after being cooped up inside due to COVID-19, but it still wanted to keep parishioners connected. So it devised a way families could take a version […]

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