For local police officers, ‘We ride for those who died’

For local police officers, ‘We ride for those who died’

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit Police Officer Keith Kwiatek and Juvenile Detective Sean Thompson participated in the Police Unity Tour, a four-day bicycle ride from New Jersey to Washington, D.C. The Police Unity Tour was formed in 1997. Its mission is to raise public awareness about law enforcement officers who have died in the line of […]

Outstanding Summit secondary school teacher to be honored at Princeton commencement

Outstanding Summit secondary school teacher to be honored at Princeton commencement

PRINCETON, NJ — Princeton University will honor four outstanding New Jersey secondary school teachers at its 2022 commencement on Tuesday, May 24. This year’s recipients of the Princeton Prize for Distinguished Secondary School Teaching are Deborah Cella of Glen Rock High School, Alicia Rodriguez of Kent Place School in Summit, Devin Ryan-Pullen of Burlington City […]

Seasonal outside dining boosts morale and builds appetites

Seasonal outside dining boosts morale and builds appetites

SUMMIT, NJ — Warmer weather has again heralded in an adaptation to the pandemic lockdown that shut Summit restaurants two years ago. From now until late November, Maple Street, between Union Place and Springfield Avenue and then jumping across Springfield Avenue for a short distance, will be closed to traffic and will become an alfresco […]

Spring programming for adults is offered at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Spring programming for adults is offered at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

SUMMIT, NJ — Reeves-Reed Arboretum is well-known for its children’s nature programming, gardens and trees, but it also offers programs for adults, including workshops, lectures and tours. Tours are offered on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and are free and open to the public. These tours are for individuals, not groups, to learn […]

Summit Police Department achieves NJSACOP accreditation

Summit Police Department achieves NJSACOP accreditation

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Police Department has been awarded accredited agency status from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. A certificate of recognition was presented to members of the department by Law Enforcement Accreditation Program Director Harry Delgado at the Tuesday, April 19, Common Council meeting. NJSACOP accreditation is voluntary; Summit […]

NJDEP awards Urban and Community Forestry grants to Rahway, Summit

NJDEP awards Urban and Community Forestry grants to Rahway, Summit

RAHWAY, NJ / SUMMIT, NJ — The Department of Environmental Protection is awarding 38 grants, totaling $1.3 million, to promote the stewardship of urban and community trees and forests throughout New Jersey, NJDEP Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced March 21. The grants support Gov. Phil Murphy’s environmental justice initiatives in vulnerable neighborhoods, with 75 percent […]

Summers shine at Reeves-Reed Arboretum’s summer camp

Summers shine at Reeves-Reed Arboretum’s summer camp

SUMMIT, NJ — Capture the magic of summer with Reeves-Reed Arboretum’s day camps, with options to focus on nature, science, art, dance and cooking. Camp options include Winged Things, Plant Pals, Time for Slime, Dino Discovery, Into the Woods and Fantastic Folktales. RRA will be teaming up for its seventh year with Bold Arts to […]

The Summit Fire Department donates hazmat kits

The Summit Fire Department donates hazmat kits

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Fire Department has donated 10 level B hazmat kits to support under-equipped fire departments in Ukraine as part of a Clifton Fire Department and FMBA 21 equipment drive. The kits contained turnout gear, tools and breathing equipment required to operate at hazardous materials incidents, as well as various essential medical […]

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