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, […]

Trick-or-Treaters invited to downtown Summit businesses on Halloween

SUMMIT — Trick-or-Treating in downtown Summit is scheduled for Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Participating merchants will display a Halloween poster in their window s to designate that they will be handing out treats to children who are trick or treating after school on Halloween. This event is sponsored by Summit […]

Coalition on Family Caregiving to present seminar on POLST

SUMMIT – The Coalition on Family Caregiving invites the public to attend their second Fall “Living Well Series” program titled “Understanding POLST (Practitioner Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment)” on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at Springfield Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield. Dr. Jeanne Kerwin, manager of the Ethics and Palliative Care Program at […]

Weichert hosts gold outing for Summit High School Alumni

SUMMIT – Robyn Barone, manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Summit office, recently announced that her office is sponsoring the Hilltopper Alumni Golf Outing, a nine-hole golf outing on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Summit Municipal Golf Course. The outing is part of the Summit High School Third Annual Hilltopper Alumni Weekend. Weichert will host 36 Summit High […]

Merck’s exit strategy

Pharmaceutical giant plans to leave Summit

SUMMIT – Tuesday Merck announced that they decided to move their global headquarters to Kenilworth, leaving the Summit campus vacant as early as the end of 2014. The move, touted as a “global initiative” by company officials, has everything to do with the potential $2.5 billion cost savings the company says will be realized by […]

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