Oak Knoll School faculty packs ‘Sustainable Lunch Bags’ for Bridges Outreach

SUMMIT — Continuing Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child’s tradition of dedication to service, Upper School faculty members packed 156 sustainable lunch bags for Bridges Outreach last week during the time of their weekly faculty meeting on Ash Wednesday. On Feb. 18, members of the Upper School faculty — who teach Oak Knoll’s all-girls middle- […]

Messing to speak at March 10 Summit Old Guard mMeeting

SUMMIT — Joachim Messing, Director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 10 meeting. The subject of his address is “Biomass as a Source of Energy.” As a source of energy, biomass is biological material derived from plant-based substances. It can come from […]

Dreamcatcher’s Summer Theatre Conservatory begins enrollment

SUMMIT — Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theater in residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, will hold its Summer Theatre Conservatory for students aged 10 to 17 from July 6 through July 31. Students in this varied program will take classes in subjects like acting, improv, clowning, stage combat, voice, and dance and will have the […]

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre in Summit running Improv for Business class for adults beginning Feb. 26

SUMMIT — Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theater in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, will offer an Improv for Business class for adults one afternoon each month at MONDO, with the first class beginning on Feb. 26.  Artistic Director Laura Ekstrand from Livingston will teach this 4-session class, running Thursdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 26, March […]

Dreamcatcher presents the New Jersey premiere of The Most Deserving from Feb. 12 to March 1

SUMMIT — Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theater in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is producing the New Jersey premiere of Catherine Trieschmann’s The Most Deserving. This comedy recently played Off-Broadway at The Women’s Project, after having made its debut at the Denver New Play Summit. The Most Deserving plays Feb. 12 through March 1, with […]

Clay sculptures on display at Springfield Free Public Library

SPRINGFIELD — The Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library is currently featuring an exhibit of sculptures by Springfield resident Jarrett Goldberg through July 31. Retired as an art teacher in the Millburn-Short Hills school district, Goldberg currently works in Summit at the New Jersey School of Visual Art. She received her training […]

Union hires SID consultant

UNION – After nine months without a Special Improvement District Executive Director, the township recently hired a consultant to revitalize the center and build relationships with business owners. Janice de Avila is focused, upbeat and has hit the ground running, according to township officials who believe the change is just what Union Center needs at […]

Police make arrest after two month investigation; missing auto parts found after four locations searched in three northern NJ counties

FLORHAM PARK — On April 4, the Florham Park Police Dept., assisted by numerous law enforcement partners, culminated a two month investigation into the theft of auto parts –on multiple dates — from new vehicles parked at Royal Cadillac, located at 334 Columbia Tpke. in Florham Park. On Jan. 26, Jan. 27, and Feb. 2, Royal Cadillac […]

Summit Promenade Park restoration project to begin May 5

SUMMIT – Summit has announced that it will begin renovation of its Promenade Park located at 424 Springfield Ave. on Monday, May 5. The project is expected to take approximately four to six weeks to complete and will include the installation of lighting, seating walls, landscaping upgrades, decorative walkways, and replacement of a drinking fountain. […]

Summit promotes MacAdam to Auxiliary Police Captain

SUMMIT — The Summit Police Department has announced the promotion of long-time volunteer Billy MacAdam to the rank of Auxiliary Captain. Following his graduation from the John H. Stamler Auxiliary Police Academy in 1999, MacAdam, a lifelong resident of Summit, has completed over 4,000 volunteer hours for Summit and the Summit Police Department. He is a well-known figure around town […]

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