Summit Fire Department looks for new home

Summit Fire Department looks for new home

SUMMIT, NJ — Fire Chief Eric Evers said there are memories everywhere he turns inside the firehouse. “A lot of guys have gone through here,” he said. “I always say that when it comes to the job, it’s a second family. You live together, you sleep together, you cry together. It was all done in […]

Street Fair for the kids

Photos by Brian Trusdell SUMMIT, NJ — Family Fun Night! Summit Street Sounds on Thursday, June 11 featured children’s music, live animals and a magic show. The street fair, aimed more at youngsters, included a game zone, giant Connect Four, foosball, four square, giant foot darts, air hockey and other activities.

Former Summit mayor tackles shared services

SUMMIT, NJ — Jordan Glatt and Nic Platt have heard it before — for decades — they said. Glatt served as mayor of Summit from 2003 to 2011, and Platt did the same in Harding, located in Morris County, from 2013 to 2016. Both also served on their respective councils. For as long as they can […]

Summit residents offer suggestions for redevelopment area

Summit residents offer suggestions for redevelopment area

SUMMIT, NJ — From a dog park to a community garden, residents offered suggestions for what should be included in an affordable housing redevelopment project slated for Broad Street, Morris Avenue and Maple Street on March 19. Last year, Mayor Nora Radest and the Summit City Council charged Topology, a Newark-based urban planning firm, with […]

Overlook chosen for brain cancer drug trial

Overlook chosen for brain cancer drug trial

SUMMIT, NJ — Overlook Medical Center in Summit is one of only four locations in the United States to begin a unique clinical trial to treat an aggressive form of brain cancer. Glioblastoma is a central nervous system tumor that forms on the supportive tissues of the brain, and the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor […]

Towns reissue warnings on sewer systems

SUMMIT, NJ — The frantic call notifying the public works department of backed-up sewer pipes is not uncommon. In fact, blockages in both main and private sewer lines occur often, and flushables wipes and cooking oil are to blame. Summit experienced its most recent episode of this when the main sewer system became clogged Jan. […]

Summit fire forces 12 families from homes

SUMMIT, NJ — Twelve families were forced from their homes New Year’s Eve morning in Summit when a fire at at an apartment building required the evacuation of the building and two nearby. Two residents were transported to Overlook Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. There were no reported injuries to responding firefighters, the Summit […]

Summit merges courts with neighboring towns

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit has joined with Berkeley Heights and New Providence to share municipal court services, a consolidation of courts in the three northwestern Union County towns that will eventually center itself in New Providence. Berkeley Heights and New Providence have had a shared-services agreement since 2010, expanded in 2014; Summit recently joined in with […]

Summit home damaged by fire

Summit home damaged by fire

SUMMIT, NJ — A Warwick Road residence in Summit suffered significant fire and smoke damage from a Nov. 30 blaze that was extinguished in less than an hour, city officials said in a release. An elderly occupant of the home was not present at the time of the blaze, officials said. Summit firefighters responded to […]

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