Summit adds parking spots for downtown area visitors

SUMMIT, NJ — As part of Summit’s Downtown Beautification Project, the city added 14 new parking spots to its downtown to alleviate the shortage of available parking spaces. The majority of new spaces are located along Springfield Avenue. “In addition to the new parking spots, we also implemented a new valet parking opportunity for employees,” Summit […]


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Residents stand together at Summit unity rally

SUMMIT, NJ — On Sunday, Dec. 11, residents of Summit were invited to stand together for social justice and equality at the Summit Stands Together Unity Rally. At 4 p.m. residents met at the promenade before marching to Village Green. At 4:30 p.m. the program and candlelight rally began. The event was an affirmation of Summit’s […]

Summit works to collect donations for Toys for Tots

SUMMIT, NJ — Beginning on Friday, Nov. 11, Summit began collecting unwrapped, new toys for Toys for Tots. Donations will be collected all month until Dec. 11. Summit has been involved with Toys for Tots for many years now, and the Summit Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association and the Policemen’s Benevolent Association are partnering with the United […]

Renovations announced for Summit community center

SUMMIT, NJ — On Tuesday, Oct. 1, Summit announced improvements and renovations will be made to the city’s community center. The addition of a senior lounge is just one of the improvements that residents can anticipate in the near future thanks to generous donations from corporations, as well as individuals. “Celgene is an outstanding neighbor and […]

Summit on the forefront of affordable housing

SUMMIT, NJ — On Monday, Oct. 1, a fairness hearing was held in Elizabeth about the Fair Share Housing Center agreement with the city of Summit. According to an Oct. 27 press release from the city, at its Oct. 5 meeting, Common Council unanimously approved a settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center to establish additional […]

Summit council member appointed to new role

SUMMIT, NJ — On Oct, 25, Summit Councilmember Robert Rubino was appointed to the Board of Directors of University Hospital by Gov. Christie on Thursday, Oct. 20 according to a press release from the city of Summit. Rubino is the CEO of Rubino OBGYN Group, which consists of 10 doctors and five offices. He’s involved […]

Summit Free Market makes progress for environment

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Free Market took place two consecutive Saturdays, Oct. 15 and 22, for residents to donate unwanted materials and reuse other items of interest. The event took place at Summit Transfer Station, located at 40 New Providence Ave. Middle- and high-schools students run the event that has served more than 5,000 residents […]

Summit addresses parking issues with pilot program

SUMMIT, NJ — The city of Summit has launched a six-month trial Uber pilot program to address the lack of parking in its downtown area, specifically at the train station, where residents can purchase parking permits. The city tested the program during last year’s holiday season, and they are continuing to test it out with 100 […]

Summit churches raise banner for Black Lives Matter

SUMMIT, NJ — In response to recent fatal encounters between police officers and members of the African-American community, the Unitarian Church of Summit, in partnership with the Fountain Baptist Church, also located in Summit, marched down Springfield Avenue on Sept. 25 to raise awareness and show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Upon arriving at […]

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