Summit candidates spar over full-day kindergarten

Summit candidates spar over full-day kindergarten

SUMMIT, NJ — The current candidates for Summit Common Council agreed on reducing taxes, not designating Summit as a so-called sanctuary city, and working with police to make streets and sidewalks safe for pedestrians at an Oct. 12 candidates forum sponsored by the Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit chapter of New Jersey’s League of Women […]

Summit tops list of U.C. schools in website rankings

SUMMIT, NJ — The schools in Summit were rated tops in Union County and fifth-best in the state by the ranking and review website Niche in its 2018 survey of New Jersey’s public education districts. Niche, a Pittsburgh, Pa.-based company which previously went by the name College Prowler and originally published college guidebooks, gave Summit an […]

Summit doctor has his research published on uterine bleeding

Summit doctor has  his research published on uterine bleeding

SUMMIT, NJ — Dr. Robert Rubino, of Summit, founder of the Rubino OBGYN Group, recently had an article published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, and two former Summit High School students, Liam Stewart and Zach Rissman, observed the clinical research involved in the article’s development. The study and article focused on 26 women across the […]

Summit Farmers Market holds blueberry muffin contest

SUMMIT, NJ — On Sunday, July 9, the Summit Farmers Market held its first blueberry muffin contest. Muffins were judged according to texture, flavor and appearance. Many of those who entered said that picking the best fresh local blueberries was essential to their recipes. Luckily for them, the highbush blueberry is the official state fruit of […]

Summit church votes to become sanctuary congregation

SUMMIT, NJ — Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit has voted to become a sanctuary congregation, with an aim of serving immigrants and discouraging the use of harsh deportation measures and unjust enforcement. The congregation approved a resolution on the issue on June 4 at its annual meeting attended by 105 voting members. The unanimous […]

Communities reel with grief in wake of officer’s death

Communities reel with grief in wake of officer’s death

SUMMIT, NJ — The communities of Summit and Somerville were plunged into mourning last week as news spread of the untimely death of a police officer whom young people called their “hero” and colleagues considered family. Matthew Tarentino, 29, of Somerville, was on his way to work on Tuesday, May 30, when he was involved in […]