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Caroling For A Cause brings neighbors together in spirit of the season

About 25 adults and children braved unseasonably balmy weather Sunday to go Caroling For A Cause in the neighborhood. Covering the area of Bayard Street to Summit Avenue and Fourth to Sixth Streets, the group serenaded residents with traditional Christmas carols – plus one requested rendition of The Hannukkah Song – and were rewarded with […]

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Please join in Caroling For a Cause

   Carolers last year in front of Summit neighborhood home on Sixth Street.   This year, SNA will celebrate the rich diversity of the neighborhood as well as help to diminish hunger in our midst by sponsoring Caroling For a Cause. Summit residents and friends are invited to gather in Miriam Hospital’s cafeteria at 4 […]

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Golden opportunity at annual yard sale

The Summit Neighborhood Association’s annual yard sale is coming soon! If you’re looking to offload no-longer-needed stuff or acquire some great used items at bargain prices, please join us at the Summit Neighborhood Association’s annual yard sale on September 19th. Details: Saturday, 9/19 from 9 to 1 in the yard at the Church of the […]

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Community gardens take major step

Community gardens in the “tot lot” on Summit Avenue took a giant leap forward Monday night when a governance committee of residents was formed. Gathering in the Rochambeau Library under the leadership of Greg Gerritt, a prominent local naturalist and gardener, the group of about a dozen met with Wendy Nilsson, the new superintendent of […]

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Community gardens plan needs help

To get community gardens in the “tot lot” park at Summit Avenue and Ninth Street, there must be a citizens’ supervisory board and SNA member Greg Gerritt has volunteered to undertake forming such a group. Gerritt responded to SNA President Dean Weinberg’s report at the organization’s annual meeting May 20 on the progress of the […]

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Annual meeting elects directors, gets updates from activists in the community

Almost 60 people attended the annual meeting of the Summit Neighborhood Association May 20 to get updates from its officers plus elected officials and public servants as well as enjoy a social evening with other residents. Gathering at 7 p.m. in the main dining area of the Highlands on the East Side, 101 Highland Ave., […]

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Village Concept for seniors presented

Living well as you age was the theme of a presentation to the SNA board by advocates of a “village concept” in which seniors work together to facilitate services while being able to stay in their own homes. Introduced by SNA member Ralph Mero, organizer Cy O’Neill described the system which was first put in […]

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Carols brighten the night in Summit as neighbors assist neighbors for the holidays

On a clear, cold, star-blessed Saturday night, about 30 Summit neighbors went caroling for a cause. After meeting at event partner Miriam Hospital for refreshments at 5 p.m., Dec. 13, and singing some nonsectarian holiday tunes including the Dreidel Song, the group went a-wassailing among the streets so clean. Led in traditional carols, and a […]

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Please join us in Caroling for a Cause

Sing all ye citizens of the Summit neighborhood to benefit St. Raymond’s food pantry. In order to help diminish hunger in our midst as well as have some fun, we will assemble at our event partner Miriam Hospital at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, for refreshments, then at 5:30 head out, caroling all the […]

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