Union and Summit community improvement projects receive environmental funding

UNION / SUMMIT, NJ — New Jersey American Water announced on Monday, May 3, its grant recipients through the company’s 2021 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company has awarded a total of $38,241 to four organizations and community groups within its service area that are engaged in sustainability projects to improve water source protection […]

Accomplishments of Summit Downtown Inc. are celebrated at council meeting

Accomplishments of Summit Downtown Inc. are celebrated at council meeting

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit Downtown Inc. Executive Director Nancy Adams highlighted the organization’s accomplishments for 2020 in a presentation at the Summit Common Council meeting on Tuesday, April 6. SDI manages the downtown district by creating events that foster a hometown feel, although Adams said the COVID-19 pandemic created many challenges to hurdle last year. […]

25,000th COVID-19 vaccination is given at Summit Community Center

25,000th COVID-19 vaccination is given at Summit Community Center

SUMMIT, NJ — Atlantic Health System and Summit administered the 25,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, April 9, marking tremendous progress in vaccinating members of the community and working to end the pandemic. The milestone shot was given at the Summit Community Center, which opened on Monday, Feb. 8, to New Jersey residents who […]

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

Former Summit councilman Michael Vernotico dies at age 74

Former Summit councilman Michael Vernotico dies at age 74

SUMMIT, NJ — The city of Summit announced the March 20 death of former Ward 2 Councilman Michael Vernotico, age 74. A longtime Summit resident, Vernotico died following complications sustained in a fall earlier in the week. Vernotico served the Summit community as a councilman for two terms, from 2006 through 2011, and as president […]

Reverend receives Summit’s annual Volunteer Award

Reverend receives Summit’s annual Volunteer Award

SUMMIT, NJ — At the Common Council meeting on Tuesday, March 2, Mayor Nora Radest and council members recognized the Rev. Denison Harrield with Summit’s annual Volunteer Award for his decades of dedicated service to the Summit community. “I am very pleased that the governing body has chosen the Rev. Denison Harrield as the recipient […]

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