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Summit, NJ 07901
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Union County Parks?

xmaslightsThe Summit Herald of December 17, 1920 reported that local residents were urged to sign a petition in favor of creating a Union County park system.

The classified ads listed a 1919 Chevrolet touring car for $300 and a Blue Persian kitten for $20. Mrs. Holt lost a pair of tortoiseshell-rimmed spectacles somewhere between Lincoln School and the YWCA. Mrs. Henry Prince wished to hire two girls to work as cook and waitress for her small family.

Sentencing was delayed in the case of two men accused of operating speakeasies in Summit.

The Blue Lantern Tea Shoppe advertised Christmas Dinner for $12 per plate. The feast included fruit cocktail, “essence of chicken”, roast turkey with dressing and cranberry jelly, corn fritters, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts with Sauce Hollandaise, and asparagus tips with mayonnaise. For dessert: a choice of mince pie, Christmas fruit pudding, pumpkin pie, or ice cream, followed by cheese and crackers, mints, and demi-tasse.

The Library has a searchable database of local historical newspapers. Search or browse at:
http://www.digifind-it.com/summit/home.php