Posts Tagged “summit”

Summit parking woes

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Summit parking woes

Summit parking woes Couple takes troubles to the village board By Steve Metsch Parking is at a premium in Summit. And few know that better than Danny Spataro and Daniele Drain-Tinder. After getting no help from their landlord, the couple brought its case to the Summit Village Board on Sept. 16. They live in an…

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9/11 remembered in Summit

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9/11 remembered in Summit

9/11 remembered in Summit “It was like God went silent” – woman recalls By Steve Metsch Wendy Esposito will never forget the “eerie quiet” of that September evening 18 years ago. Esposito was sitting on the front stoop of her home on 55thPlace in Summit, perhaps 12 hours after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New…

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Goodbye to ‘Mr. Summit’

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Goodbye to ‘Mr. Summit’ Memorial Saturday for late fire chief Nemeth  By Steve Metsch The man that many around town call “Mister Summit” will be honored on Saturday. John M. Nemeth Jr., former fire chief of Summit, who also worked in public works and was a part-time police officer in the village, died earlier this…

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Summit loses a friend

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Summit loses a friend

Summit loses a friend Joseph Kurcz donated  land for firehouse By Steve Metsch Joseph Kurcz never forgot his roots. He was born in Summit, attended school in Summit, met his childhood sweetheart in Summit, raised their six children in Summit, worked his way from janitor to owner of a successful business in Summit and even…

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Mr. Everything of Summit retires

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Mr. Everything of Summit retires

Mr. Everything of Summit retires Paul Sawyer ends long career on Jan. 11 By Steve Metsch When asked what he did for the village of Summit, Paul Sawyer smiled and replied “everything.” The do-it-all Sawyer, whose final day with the public works department will be Friday, Jan. 11, was honored by the village board at…

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Legion Park dedicated in Summit

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Legion Park dedicated in Summit

Legion Park dedicated in Summit Refurbished anti-tank gun, bricks honor veterans By Steve Metsch A stunning new tribute to our armed forces was dedicated Tuesday evening in Summit. Legion Park, at the corner of 61st Street and 73rd Avenue, with its refurbished anti-tank gun, flag pole, gazebo and walking paths, is a shining tribute to…

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