Summit hires new administrator

SUMMIT, NJ — With goals such as improving the city’s downtown development, technology services and leadership in mind, Michael Rogers was recently appointed as Summit’s new city administrator following a month-long search. Rogers, one of six candidates for the job, was selected by Mayor Ellen Dickson and the Common Council in a council meeting on Tuesday, […]

Celgene to purchase vacant Merck & Co. property in Summit

SUMMIT, NJ — For Summit, the wait is finally over. After spending nearly two years in limbo, the campus space at 556 Morris Ave. — formerly the home of Merck & Co., Inc. — is under contract with biotech giant Celgene, according to city officials. “We’re thrilled, because Summit has, over the years, kind of spontaneously […]

Summit Fire Department tackles blaze

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Fire Department responded to an office building at 57 Union Place after a report of a chimney fire was received at 3:39 p.m. on Friday, June 19. On arrival, crews found smoke in the area and received reports of “flames shooting out of the chimney at 67 Union Place.” Firefighters […]


SUMMIT, NJ — On Sunday, May 31, the Class of 2015 graduated at the 121st Kent Place School Commencement. Among the 70 members of the Class of 2015 are, Back row, from left, Kathleen Brody of Summit, Claudia Torres of Union, Kenya Jacobs of Hillside, and Summit residents Hanaa Malik and Carly Mantay. Middle row, […]

Masterwork Chorus to perform in Summit with finalist in Music Director search

SUMMIT — The Masterwork Chorus continues its search for a new music director with the performance of Resounding Joy at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Ave., Summit. The program, under the direction of candidate conductor, Christopher Shepard, is a celebration of the joys of life, and features music ranging from the majestic […]

Overlook to conduct study to evaluate nasal spray for the treatment of primary headache disorders; patient enrollment has begun

SUMMIT — The Headache Center at Overlook Medical Center and Atlantic Neuroscience Institute has started recruiting patients for an observational study to assess the safety and tolerability of non-prescription, homeopathic severe headache and migraine nasal spray Ausanil® in the treatment of primary headache disorders, including migraine, cluster headache and severe tension headaches. The study will […]

Summit announces Earth Day Clean-up

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit is announcing the date of its 9th Annual Earth Day Clean-up on Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. The rain date is Sunday, April 19. Members of the community, individuals and groups, are invited to pitch in and help beautify Summit’s parks and open spaces. The clean-up is sponsored […]

Summit Fire Department responds to house fire on Dale Drive

SUMMIT — The Summit Fire Department reported that units responded yesterday to a structure fire on Dale Drive at approximately 10:30 a.m.  after a neighbor reported seeing flames in the windows. On arrival Summit units found the structure fully involved with fire on the first and second floors. The Millburn Fire Department was also dispatched in the […]

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