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Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

January 12, 2019

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not taken – by other levels of government, they adopt budgets and continue ...

Focus on Facts, Issues and Solutions -- Not Party Politics

The recent letter to the editor (January 4, 2019) by Messrs. Spurr and Kane, on behalf of the Republican Party, is replete with errors and omissions. Let’s look at the actual facts.  

They wrote: “Unchecked spending has ... led to unsustainable growth at nearly every level of government.”

In fact, last year, Summit’s first-ever Democratic-majority Council ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, January 17, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Cuento Español (Spanish Storytime)

Community Calendar Education

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Fri, January 18, 5:30 PM

Berkeley Heights

Friday Evening Yoga

Health & Wellness

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Sat, January 19, 9:30 AM

Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, Summit

Crafty Cooks Reading Books

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Summit Police Blotter

January 16, 2019

12/07 - Raymond S. Scura, 29, of Staten Island, New York was arrested and charged with 3rd degree, bad checks and credit card theft, in addition to a contempt of court warrant out of Burlington County, New Jersey and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

12/13 - At 1626 hours a report was taken for a theft of cash from a Shadyside Avenue residence. The victim reported the incident occurred sometime ...

Summit EMS Response Report - December, 2018

During December, members of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad responded to 160 9-1-1 emergency calls.  These included 98 medical emergencies; 18 motor vehicle accidents, including 2 on a highway; 4 traumatic injuries; 22 falls, 4 pedestrians struck by an automobile, 7 reports of poisoning, 6 allergic reactions, 3 medical alarm activations; and 9 lift assists of patients who did not ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Says Banks' Earnings Signal a 'Buying Opportunity'

January 17, 2019

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, appeared live on CNBC's Closing Bell discussing bank earnings up this week:

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For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial ...

Atlantic Health's Morristown Medical Center Receives Fifth Consecutive Magnet Designation

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center today announced it has been redesignated as a Magnet® hospital for the fifth consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program® honors healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing ...

Retirement Income Strategies

Thinking about retirement?  Take a look at the various sources of income available to you, and work on developing a good estimate of your expenses. Use these strategies to make your savings last over the long haul.  

Income sources.  Having diversified sources of income in retirement is a plus.   Types of income can include social security, traditional retirement ...

How Telematics May Affect Car Insurance 

Over the last several decades the Insurance industry has experienced unprecedented change. Both the regulatory landscape and competitive positioning have transformed much of the business, pressuring profit margins, and otherwise introducing a commodity-like element to an inherently service-based business.  While the Agency-based business model continues to add significant value vs.

The Far Side of Progress

There are lots of exotic places I would like to visit before I die. The far side of the moon is not one of them.

But I understand that traveling to distant lands is a calling unique to the individual. It explains why there are people in the world who seek to explore the Mariana Trench or the Greenland Ice Sheet or Des Moines, Iowa. So I guess China has its reasons for going there.

Despite ...