ELECTION CANDIDATE BIOS – SUMMIT COMMON COUNCIL

Beth Little, Democrat Council At Large Beth Little is a former child abuse prosecutor who has been involved in local organizations for the past 15 years since moving to Summit. Her four teenagers have all attended Summit public schools and she has served on local boards and committees, including The Connection, Santa Claus Shop and the Summit Educational Foundation. She has said […]

Overlook becomes first hospital in state to use new stroke reduction procedure

Overlook becomes first hospital in state to use new stroke reduction procedure

SUMMIT, NJ — A new preventive procedure that is more accessible to seniors is now offered at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, helping patients to reduce the risk of stroke. The procedure is known as transcarotid artery revascularization, or TCAR, and is a minimally invasive operation that uses a stent to open up and reduce […]

Summit candidates spar over full-day kindergarten

Summit candidates spar over full-day kindergarten

SUMMIT, NJ — The current candidates for Summit Common Council agreed on reducing taxes, not designating Summit as a so-called sanctuary city, and working with police to make streets and sidewalks safe for pedestrians at an Oct. 12 candidates forum sponsored by the Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit chapter of New Jersey’s League of Women […]

Summit tops list of U.C. schools in website rankings

SUMMIT, NJ — The schools in Summit were rated tops in Union County and fifth-best in the state by the ranking and review website Niche in its 2018 survey of New Jersey’s public education districts. Niche, a Pittsburgh, Pa.-based company which previously went by the name College Prowler and originally published college guidebooks, gave Summit an […]

Summit doctor has his research published on uterine bleeding

Summit doctor has  his research published on uterine bleeding

SUMMIT, NJ — Dr. Robert Rubino, of Summit, founder of the Rubino OBGYN Group, recently had an article published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, and two former Summit High School students, Liam Stewart and Zach Rissman, observed the clinical research involved in the article’s development. The study and article focused on 26 women across the […]

Summit Farmers Market holds blueberry muffin contest

SUMMIT, NJ — On Sunday, July 9, the Summit Farmers Market held its first blueberry muffin contest. Muffins were judged according to texture, flavor and appearance. Many of those who entered said that picking the best fresh local blueberries was essential to their recipes. Luckily for them, the highbush blueberry is the official state fruit of […]

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