Registration now open for families to “Build” Summit in LEGOS

SUMMIT — A huge map of downtown Summit, 30×20 feet, that features all of the streets and dozens of significant buildings will have teams of children and their parents building each of these treasured buildings using more than 50,000 LEGO blocks. On Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m., the ninth annual LEGO Build benefitting the […]

Summit Library to present seminar on Medicare

SUMMIT — Medicare can be a bewildering topic. On Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m., Summit Public Library will host “The A,B, C,D’s of Medicare: Basics for Boomers.” This free seminar, explained in easy-to-understand terms, is vital for those who are approaching Medicare eligibility within the next 5 to 10 years, or are a […]

Summit helipad battle rages on

Overlook Hospital asks New Jersey Dept. of Transportation to ‘fast track’

SUMMIT – Although many thought Overlook Hospital’s quest for a rooftop helipad at their facility in Summit was a dead issue, it has apparently taken flight once again. The helipad would be designed for hospital-to-hospital transport of patients requiring advanced neurological care, according to an Overlook hospital spokesperson. The helipad is needed to reduce transportation […]

Summit Police set up permanent ‘Drop Box’ for unwanted medications

SUMMIT — Area residents may now dispose of unused prescription drugs 24/7, 365 days a year thanks to Project Medicine Drop. In cooperation with the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, the Summit Police Department now has a permanently installed drop box in the Atrium of City Hall where members of the public may deposit unwanted medications with no questions […]

Weichert’s Summit office to host food drive

SUMMIT – Robyn Barone, manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Summit office, recently announced that they will be joining forces with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey to help bring the joy of Thanksgiving to more than 1,000 non-profit charities, located in 18 counties throughout New Jersey. On Friday Nov. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

Sobilo honored for outstanding military service during WWII

UNION COUNTY — Union County Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Alexander Mirabella recently presented a resolution to Peter and Arthur F. Sobilo honoring and recognizing their late father Arthur Sobilo of Summit for his outstanding military service during World War II. Sobilo served as a 1st Sergeant in the 101st Signal Battalion, and saw action […]

Remains of Cranford homicide victim found in Newark

UNION – A woman’s dismembered body found in Newark Sunday, Oct 27, was officially identified by police authorities as the slain body of homicide victim April Wyckoff, 43, from Cranford. “Human remains recovered in Newark on Sunday have been identified as belonging to the Cranford woman who was the victim of a homicide in Union Township […]

Summit Police Honor Guard presented colors at MetLife Stadium

SUMMIT — On Oct. 20, for the first time in the department’s history, the Summit Police Department Honor Guard presented the colors at a professional sporting event — the New York Jets versus the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium. “No matter whether you support the Jets or the Giants, if you’re a Summit resident […]

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