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Police and Firefighters Must Manage their Own Pension Systems

March 23, 2017

The people of New Jersey need to hear the facts as to why Police and Fire labor leaders in New Jersey are pursuing a separation of the Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) from State control.

With all due respect to the current administration, and their predecessors, there has been much said that does not fit the facts and, unfortunately, little acceptance of responsibility for the current ...

Uniquely Qualified To Serve As Summit’s Next At Large Council Member

March 22, 2017

My name is David Dietze, and I seek your support to become the next At Large Common Council member.  

Many ask why I am running. As the current President of Summit’s Board of Education, a small business owner, husband, and father, I may have one of the hardest jobs in Summit.   However, it is an honor to serve the City that I love.  I am uniquely qualified.

A NJ ...

I'll Always Do What's Best for Summit

Dear Neighbor,

My name is Mike Wattick and I’m running for the Summit Common Council seat in Ward II. For the last seventeen years, my wife Pamela and I have been fortunate to call Summit home. I’m excited about the opportunity to add a fresh voice to local government. I am a Republican, but as Fiorello LaGuardia said, “There’s no Democratic or Republican way ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, March 28, 10:00 AM

Privado Hair Salon, Summit

Summit YMCA Cut-A-Thon Fundraiser

Giving Back

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Tue, March 28, 12:00 PM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Lunch & Learn Lectures: Getting and Staying Asleep

Education Health & Wellness

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Wed, March 29, 8:30 AM

The Connection, Summit

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Summit Fire Department Blotter

2/1/2017 at 1041 hrs. - FD responded a MORRIS AVENUE apartment complex on a report of an activated commercial fire alarm. On arrival the building was being evacuated with nothing showing. FD investigated and found the cause for the fire alarm was due to unattended cooking in the microwave oven.

2/1/2017 at 1623 hrs. - FD responded to a HOBART AVENUE residence  on a report ...

Summit Police Blotter

March 22, 2017

03/10 - Nicholas J. DiFrancesco, 19, of South Plainfield was arrested for possession of a false document as proof of identification. Mr. DiFrancesco was released with a pending court date.

03/13 - Ingrid Correal-Pineros, 28, of Summit was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Ms. Correal-Pineros was released with a pending court date.

03/13 - Leroy E.

The Connection’s Early Bird Camp Prices End April 1!

March 27, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, don’t miss your opportunity to sign up early for Summer Camp at The Connection and SAVE! Early Bird Pricing ends April 1 – this special allows families to save up to $50 a week!  Sign up for a full day or half day; camp begins on June 26 and runs through August 25. This year campers will enjoy endless summer fun with activities including performing ...

Video - Point View's Dietze on CNBC: Fixed Income 'Classic Antidote' to Political Variables, Effect on Market

Point View's Wealth Management's Founder, President, and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, assessing investment opportunities given 'Obamacare' remains the law of the land! 

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Point View Wealth Management, Inc. works with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial ...

Buying or Selling? -- Here's What You Need to Know

With 2016 in our rear view mirror, we can now see that the fall market leading up to the 2016 presidential election was a relatively quiet time for Summit real estate. Buyers were out kicking the tires but they were cautious to proceed with purchases.

In 2016, Summit had 311 residential sales as compared to 282 for 2015. The average days on market for listings that sold for 2016 was ...

Buy Bonds Now?

Investors have turned fearful of bonds and bond funds. The Federal Reserve is poised to raise rates this week for the third time in 15 months. The Fed itself and investors generally forecast least two more hikes this year. Why buy bonds now?

Bonds are the ultimate hedge on a stock portfolio. Given that stock valuations are stretched and optimism high, this is not the time to exit fixed income, ...

Ain't That Grand?

Native Daughter of Summit and Longtime Employee Takes on Elevated Role at Historic Hotel

The Grand Summit Hotel has long played host to the room accommodation needs of wedding, bar mitzvah, and other social gatherings from guests attending events at the area’s many fine catering venues.

It is no secret that a hotel is a preferred venue for large social events when considering the lodging component under the same roof, offering the guest the convenience of a good ...

The Floor Plan

There's an App for That - Cove's Digital 'Stainfighter'

Clean-Up on Aisle...!

We have all been there, spills happen and are a fact of life.

Don't distress ... You don't need a 'bat phone', signal for The Green Hornet, or check the cloak closet to see if Clark Kent is changing into his tights and cape as he morphs into his alter-ego.

When a 'Stain Emergency' occurs, the Cove Carpet One Floor ...

Students At Franklin School Get The Chance To Share Their Cultures

Spicy, sweet, salty, different aromas of pretty much anything you can imagine fill the air. Colorful arrays of food coat the cafeteria tables. Stews bubble in metal pots, while breads get lined up in parallel rows. Meanwhile, the third graders at Franklin elementary school are preparing for a special treat, a concert! The Franklin third graders understand everyones different. Each year Franklin ...

Tip #3 - Instagram Updates

Instagram Story Updates: You are now able to add a location, temperature, or time to your story, as well as custom Instagram stickers and Emojis, accessed in the new sticker section in the top right corner of the story screen. In the newest update, the size of text and thickness of marker/draw tool are all adjustable via the first icon listed before the text color option. There is also ...

In Your Community

Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

Snow Blows

There is nothing quite so blissful as a snow day.  

 

The quiet beauty of gently falling flakes swiftly accumulating on the trees and lawns and roadways preventing any sort of travel to work.   Those two magic words:  School Closure.  Knowing that all there is to do is look out the window from your warm house and watch the clean cold blanket of winter stop all ...