Summit will hold Wilson Park neighborhood meeting on April 25

SUMMIT, NJ – Summit has scheduled a public meeting on a proposed Wilson Park restoration project on Monday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitman Community Room at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to share information with neighbors and other members of the community on the proposed project. There will an opportunity to review […]

Celebrate Earth Day at Reeves-Reed Arboretum with yoga and meditation on April 22

SUMMIT, NJ — This Earth Day, why not gather your friends together for a rejuvenating yoga and meditation session on the beautiful and peaceful grounds of Reeves-Reed Arboretum? Claire Daid, of the American Yoga Academy Studio, will demonstrate mantra meditation, breathing techniques, chakra toning, and the six directions. These powerful breathing techniques help to purify and cleanse your lungs, which […]

Summit author’s new book on social justice

SUMMIT, NJ — In her new book, “Black Women’s Christian Activism,” Betty Livingston Adams, a resident of Summit, explores issues of social justice such as race, religion and gender. It is a nonfiction piece that explores the lives and contributions of ordinary, working-class black women, which helped create a better life for future generations. It focuses […]

Overlook Medical Center recognized in top 100 list

SUMMIT, NJ — Overlook Medical Center in Summit announced that it is the only hospital in New Jersey to be recognized as “America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care” and “America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care” in 2016 by Healthgrades, a consumer health care rankings group. This is the third year Overlook Medical Center […]

Summit College Club seeks book, CD and DVD donations

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit College Club is seeking books and other media donations for its six-day annual book sale in April. Donations should be brought to Westy Self Storage, 15 River Road, Chatham, by April 7. The books must be in good condition and packed in bags or small boxes. The drop off in Westy’s […]

Summit Church donates to RAIN Foundation

SUMMIT, NJ — In just one month alone, The Unitarian Church in Summit raised more than $6,900 for RAIN, Reaching Adolescence in Need, the first and only North Jersey homeless shelter for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. The money was raised over the course of four services in two Sundays through their plate collections […]

‘Little White Lie’ playing in Summit Feb. 19

SUMMIT, NJ — A striking documentary about race, and one woman’s experience growing up with dark skin in a Jewish family, is making its way to MONDO in Summit on Friday, Feb. 19, when The Film Society of Summit will screen, “Little White Lie,” with director Lacey Schwartz on hand. After the screening, Schwartz will host […]

New Summit mayor wants input from community

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit Mayor Nora Radest has wasted no time in getting her message out to constituents: If you have a concern, large or small, I’m here and I want to hear about it. The newly-elected Democratic mayor, after capturing 59 percent of the vote in an election with one of the highest turnouts […]

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