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 […]

Murder suspect remains in custody as police search for body of Cranford victim

UNION – Suspect Matthew Ballister III remained in the county jail this morning on $2 million bail but has refused to tell police where he dumped the slain body of his Cranford girlfriend, April Wyckoff. According to police sources, more than 100 law enforcement officers along with the Hudson County K-9 Unit, U.S. Park Police […]

Summit mulls paid full-day kindergarten

SUMMIT – The Board of Education is again considering full-day kindergarten for the 2014 school year, but this time the proposal includes paid tuition.Last week the Education Committee proposed and endorsed a tuition paid full-day kindergarten, pointing out the suggested fee of $5,500 was more than enough to cover the extra cost of putting the […]

Summit awarded Sustainable Jersey Grant to fund Summit Free Market Building

SUMMIT – Sustainable Jersey representatives announced recently that Summit has been awarded a Sustainable Jersey Small Grant. Summit is one of just 15 municipalities in New Jersey to receive a Sustainable Jersey Small Grant at the $10,000 level. The 2013 Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program funded by Walmart is providing $380,000 in grants to local […]

Kent Place School celebrates International Day of the Girl

SUMMIT – Kent Place School held a variety of events and activities for International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11. International Day of the Girl came into existence on Dec. 19, 2011 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. […]

Atlantic Health System and Montclair State University form partnership to promote arts in healthcare, education

SUMMIT – Atlantic Health System and Montclair State University have announced a partnership to promote healing arts in health care and education through research. Through the robust services of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey and the academic capabilities of Montclair State University, the partnership will offer […]

Kent Place students from Summit recognized for academic achievement

SUMMIT — Kent Place School seniors Emily Jeffries, Annie Sher, Meredith Tulloch, Mia Wright, Margaret Bonnet, Sophie DeBode, Melina Santoro, Katherine Hammond, Amanda Moskowitz and Olivia Mastrangelo of Summit have been honored by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement Examinations taken last spring. DeBode, Hammond, Jeffries, Mastrangelo, Moskowitz, Santoro, […]

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