Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the Lenten season. Here is a list of services planned at churches in Summit.
Lent is the season of reflection and fasting leading to Easter. Here, Summit Patch brings you a list of churches in the city that are offering Ash Wednesday services today, marking the beginning of the Lenten season.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Interweave is an interfaith community learning center in Summit. Explore crucial global issues or immerse yourself in the story of the universe by registering to participate in these events.
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Monday, February 11
Interweave, an interfaith community learning center in Summit, is pleased to announce the following events this February: 1. Explore crucial global issues at Great Decisions 2013
: Engaged Citizens Learning About the World. Co-sponsored by Interweave, Calvary Church, and the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit, use Great Decisions’ thought-provoking non-partisan study guide to explore the following areas of focus: Future of the Euro, Egypt, NATO, Myanmar and Southeast Asia, Humanitarian Intervention, Iran, China in Africa and Threat Assessment. Each session, led by a moderator, enables participants to make their views known to our national foreign policy makers through opinion ballots. This is the …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Let us know how things look in your neighborhood. We'd love to hear from you!
Winter has paid an official visit to Summit. After Superstorm Sandy, the idea of another storm ripping through our area seemed daunting. Or maybe you don't mind this particular storm? Well, however you're feeling about this, we want to hear from you! What's your neighborhood looking like right now? Any downed trees or power lines around your residence? Do you have something you just want to say? You can leave your comments below and add photos by clicking the "upload photos, videos & PDFs" button under our photo. Or, send your comments and photos to email@example.com or text them to me at (908) 723-6721, and I'll post 'em on Patch. Please be safe! "Like" Summit Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the most up-to-date Summit…
Saturday, February 9, 2013
While the storm has come and gone, here are some helpful tips to remember from the City of Summit.
The winter storm dumped about 14 inches of snow on Summit between Friday night and Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Here are some tips from Paul Cascais, Superintendent of Summit Department of Public Works, and Beth Kinney, Director of Community Services in Summit: Here are a few other tips, published on the City of Summit's website:
Friday, February 8, 2013
We're keeping a running tab on cancelled or postponed events and activities, and closures around the city.
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Friday, February 8
Winter Storm will bring the heaviest snowfall into Friday night. Here are the most recent announcements: Know of any cancelled or postponed events? Any closures in Summit? Tell us in the comments below and we'll add 'em to the list. Stay safe, everyone!
DPW Superintendent Paul Cascais, Director of Community Services Beth Kinney outline city's preparations for the incoming storm, which could bring 10 to 14 inches to the area.
Winter Storm Nemo is heading our way, promising to drop 10 to 14 inches of snow, and the City of Summit is fully prepared for anything it throws down on the hilltop. Paul Cascais, Superintendent of Public Works in Summit, said a brine solution has already been put down on the roads to help melt some of the snow when it hits the street. Plus, DPW has a stockpile of salt at their facility, as well as 17 trucks fitted with plows — three from a subcontractor — which are ready to tackle the roadways. “All of our staff members are on call. We have two 12-hour shifts for snow fighting and that includes operators that will operate trucks for de-icing of the roadways with salt material, and then we’ll start plowing when there’s about three inches …
Be prepared for anything Nemo brings to Summit by signing up for emergency notification systems, and programming the following phone numbers, websites into your phone.
Winter Storm Nemo will bring 10 to 14 inches of snow to the Summit area, according to the most recent forecasts. Here are important phone numbers and websites to keep handy: For Emergencies, dial 9-1-1 Summit Police Department (non-emergency): (908) 273-0051 Summit Fire Department (non-emergency): (908) 277-1033 Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad (non-emergency): (908) 277-9479 City of Summit website: http://www.cityofsummit.org/ City of Summit Office of Emergency Management website: http://www.cityofsummit.org/content/8242/8298/9106/default.aspx City of Summit Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/City-of-Summit/167658826632366 Be sure to sign up for the following alert systems to receive the latest storm notifications from the …
Plus, four other homes were recently sold in the city.
Here's our list of homes sales that were recently finalized in Summit:
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Royals had a fast start over crosstown rival Kent Place Tuesday afternoon. Plus, Kerri Moran broke Oak Knoll's all-time scoring record in basketball.
The Oak Knoll girls’ varsity basketball team crushed Kent Place Tuesday afternoon, 59-15. Kerri Moran, the Royals’ Senior Point Guard, also broke Oak Knoll’s all-time 1,357-point record in the third quarter. She scored 13 points in total, although she only needed 11 points to break the record. The Royals came out fast in the first quarter, outscoring Kent Place by 14 points. But the biggest deficit came in the third quarter, as Oak Knoll scored 17 points and shut out Kent Place. “We need to get out to fast starts against some teams,” said Head Coach John Bertollo. “That was good for us. When we score above 15 points in a quarter, that’s a good quarter.” Kent Place’s Lara Brachman Goldstein scored six points. Kent Place will now participate…
Monday, February 4, 2013
The vision for this programming is to create a forum for frank conversation while providing a parenting resource for the Summit community.
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Monday, February 4
Editor's note: The following information was submitted to Summit Patch by Annette Dwyer. "The View," a dynamic new cable show, will join the HTTV community lineup of programming for Summit and area residents. The vision for this programming is to create a forum for frank conversation while providing a parenting resource for the Summit community. The show’s host, Marianne DeSantis, Summit resident and parent, leads conversation among panels of Summit parents, students, and alumni discussing the show’s topic, which is then offered to experts for insights and guidance. Real, meaningful conversation; no scripts! The first show addresses a topic that is often hard to discuss: underage drinking. “The View” is funded by a grant from the Summit …