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 […]

Ellen Dickson looks back on her time in public office

SUMMIT, NJ — In Republican Ellen Dickson’s four-year term as mayor of Summit, the distribution of the local tax bill underwent a major shift: The amount of residents’ taxes which goes to the county, up to 30 percent, now dwarfs the volume of money that goes to running the city, which Dickson said is down […]

Dreamcatcher offers ‘The Great American Songbook’

SUMMIT, NJ — Some of the richest, most enduring sounds of 20th century jazz are coming to Summit this weekend, as the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre prepares to put on matinees of “The Great American Songbook” on Friday, Nov. 20, through Sunday, Nov. 22, to showcase a popular cabaret full of classics. Many of the songs […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

Celgene deal finalized in Summit

City officials pleased as company aquires former Merck property

SUMMIT, NJ — The long-awaited purchase of land at 556 Morris Ave. in Summit, a campus space formerly owned by Merck, has been officially completed, according to city officials, ending a two-year process which leaves it in the hands of biotech giant Celgene. The space, which includes 850,000-square feet of administrative office space and 450,000-square […]

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