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 […]

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 […]

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