Summit candidates to face off for council seat in Nov.

Summit candidates to face off for council seat in Nov.

SUMMIT — Summit is looking to have a real ballot battle on its hands. Vying for the Ward 1 seat are Democratic candidate Susan Hairston and Republican candidate Eileen Kelly. Both women were asked a series of questions regarding their candidacy and each gave LocalSource some insight as to why she should be selected as […]

Remote learning becomes new normal for Union County students

County teachers adapt to ensure school continues

Remote learning becomes new normal for Union County students

UNION COUNTY — With COVID-19 cases in New Jersey continuing to rise and the effects of the coronavirus sweeping the nation, the pandemic has altered all lives in recent weeks. To prevent the spread of disease, schools across the nation have closed their doors until further notice, forcing students of all ages, as well as […]

Confirm events are still happening before you get in the car

Confirm events are still happening before you get in the car

UNION COUNTY, NJ — UnionNewsDaily and its affiliated newspapers print notices and calendars telling readers about upcoming events, programs, lectures and more. Due to COVID-19, a lot of municipalities and organizations are canceling or postponing events. Some of these cancellations may occur after publication, or simply not be communicated to us in time to prevent […]

Summit one of 15 towns to receive reforestation grants

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit was among 15 municipalities to receive more than $50,000 for floodplain reforestation projects, Sustainable Jersey announced on Feb. 5. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between Sustainable Jersey, The Nature Conservancy and The Watershed Institute. To date, Roots for Rivers–funded proposals include more than […]

Summit residents rally for more restrictive gun laws

Summit residents rally for more restrictive gun laws

By Amanda Valentovic Staff Writer SUMMIT, NJ  — Residents from Essex and Union counties gathered Jan. 13 at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit to hold a vigil in honor of the victims of gun violence, before turning the program into an introduction to ways to prevent gun violence. The event was held halfway between […]

Overlook rheumatologist recognized by Arthritis Foundation

Overlook rheumatologist recognized by Arthritis Foundation

SUMMIT, N.J. — As a harpist, Cecelia Chartoff needs her hands to be in good working order, but it’s not always easy for the performer, who has rheumatoid arthritis. The chronic autoimmune disorder affects the joints and can also attack other body systems. However, Chartoff rarely misses a performance and she credits her reliability to […]

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