Owners of Summit bakery help to get out the vote

Owners of Summit bakery help to get out the vote

SUMMIT — Bob Conway and Peter Lloyd, owners of Brownie Points Bakery on Beechwood Road in downtown Summit, have created quite a stir with their latest seasonal theme. The bakery, featuring classic American desserts, is celebrating American’s right to vote. From the painting of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the store window to the various paintings […]

Two women strive for menstrual equality during pandemic

Two women strive for menstrual equality during pandemic

WESTFIELD / SUMMIT, NJ — During the coronavirus pandemic, multiple community groups have been working to ensure residents have access to such essentials as food, cleaning supplies, toiletries and personal protective equipment. For some reason, though, menstrual pads and tampons have often been left off the list of vital necessities. At this time, when so […]

Remembering the Union County victims of 9/11

Remembering the Union County victims of 9/11

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Nineteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, approximately 3,000 people were murdered in terrorist attacks in New York City; Washington, D.C.; and Stonycreek, Pa. May we always remember the victims. Below are the Union County residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks: • Lee Adler, 48, of Springfield • Andrew […]

Creating atmosphere in Downtown Summit

Creating atmosphere in Downtown Summit

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit Downtown Inc. and the city of Summit have partnered to help downtown businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working together to help restaurants, SDI and the city facilitated the use of parking spaces and Maple Street to allow for table service while restaurants are unable to open for indoor dining. SDI has […]

Overlook recognized for environmental sustainability by HealthTrust

Overlook recognized for environmental sustainability by HealthTrust

SUMMIT — Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center has again been recognized for its accomplishments in environmental sustainability with the 2020 Member Recognition Award from HealthTrust, a purchasing and performance improvement organization that serves hospitals, health systems and other health care provider locations. Overlook received HealthTrust’s award for social stewardship, which is given to organizations […]

Overlook’s emergency dept. extends Lantern Award legacy to 12 years

Overlook’s emergency dept. extends Lantern Award legacy to 12 years

UNION, NJ — Overlook Medical Center Emergency Services, Union Campus, part of Atlantic Health System, has again received the prestigious Emergency Nurses Association’s 2020 Lantern Award for demonstrating exceptional practice and innovative performance in nursing leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research. The Union emergency department, a satellite of Summit-based Overlook Medical Center, has received the […]

UCPO to implement body-worn camera performance review pilot

UCPO to implement body-worn camera performance review pilot

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In collaboration with local law enforcement executives, and in her continued efforts to implement progressive policing policy to improve officer safety, promote transparency in policing and address specific training needs of officers in the field, acting Prosecutor Lyndsay Ruotolo is introducing the Union County Body Worn Camera Performance Review Pilot Program. […]