Summit parklet re-installed and open to public

SUMMIT, NJ — The parklet in Summit that opened last summer was reinstalled and is open to the public as of Tuesday, April 18. Located on Springfield Avenue in front of Tito’s Burritos and Batavia Cafe, the parklet is an attractive addition to the downtown area that will hopefully increase pedestrian activity. “The parklet has the […]

Summit fireman presented with the Frank Smith Award

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Fire Department has announced that firefighter Joe Moschello has received the Frank Smith Award for Public Safety. The award is given annually by the New Jersey Electronic Security Association to an active-duty firefighter or police officer who exemplifies commitment, loyalty and consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty for […]

Food Network star teaches classes in Summit and Springfield

SUMMIT, NJ — Samantha Kestin is a former professional cake decorator who currently teaches classes to teens and tweens in Springfield and Summit. The classes take place once a week at the community center. The six-week course introduces students to baking, decorating and candy making. “We made emoji cakes in Summit during our first week’s class,” […]

Summit nonprofit reaches out to local teens

SUMMIT, NJ — On Saturday, March 4, Bridges Outreach, a local Summit nonprofit organization, held its 8th annual Teens Tackle Homelessness Conference at Kent Place School. The conference was created by high school students to introduce the topic of homelessness to their peers and the work by Bridges Outreach to connect the homeless with the rest […]

Summit holds open house for Community Center

Summit holds open house for Community Center

SUMMIT, NJ — On Thursday, March 2, the Summit Department of Community Programs invited residents to attend an open house information session about the new Community Center building to be located at 100 Morris Ave. in Summit, where officials reviewed building plans and the proposed construction schedule for the renovations. “The new Community Center will include […]

Summit fisherman catches largest smallmouth bass

SUMMIT, NJ — Carl Hozub of Summit caught the largest smallmouth bass in the catch and release freshwater species category in the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife’s 2016 Skillful Angler Program. “I saw a flyer for the program in a sporting goods store and thought it was cool,” Hozub told LocalSource over the phone on […]

Healthy cooking spreads to Summit area with new classes

SUMMIT, NJ — Karin Von Zelowitz is a Summit resident who teaches healthy cooking classes at Peasful Kitchen, in Summit. She was raised on a farm in Sweden, where her mother taught her about farm-to-table cooking. Von Zelowitz continues cooking for her family in that way to this day. “Farm-to-table cooking is when you cook with […]

Summit Street Smart results are in

SUMMIT, NJ — The conclusion of the Summit Street Smart Campaign was announced and the results of the online survey from mid-October were compared to the survey results measured after the program’s completion. According to Summit’s website, the survey was created using SurveyMonkey and consisted of 27 questions that asked responders to report their walking and […]

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 […]