Summit Common Council on Cannabis

December 2, 2020

Earlier this week, the Common Council voted to pass an ordinance to ban the sale of cannabis in Summit. This ordinance was met with a lot of public disapproval, and I was so taken aback that I devoted a large portion of time during my busy finals week to raise awareness and promote a petition on this ordinance which surpassed 600 signatures in two days. I have had multiple conversations with ...

Summit Police Blotter

December 3, 2020

10/01— At 1656 hour a report was taken for a theft of a campaign sign from a Prospect Hill  Avenue residence. The victim reported the incident occurred at approximately 0112 hours. The sign was valued at approximately $5.00 at the time of the theft. 

10/03 — At 1437 hours a report was taken for a theft of a campaign sign from a Harvey Drive residence. The victim ...

Summit EMS Report - October, 2020

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 157 emergency calls for help in October. These included 85 medical emergencies: 18 falls; 16 motor vehicle accidents, including three on a highway, one off the roadway, one into a tree, and one with a fire; two pedestrians struck by a vehicle; 15 traumatic injuries, including four falls from over 10 feet; one allergic ...

Local Experts for Every Season Highlighted in Buy LBI Region Year Round Campaign

December 3, 2020

LBI REGION, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce continues to put an emphasis on supporting small businesses as valued resources from locally sourced products, professional services, contractors, restaurants, retailers, wellness, tech, and design services.

Long Beach Island Region is filled with more than memorable moments, the local professionals, small and micro-businesses ...

Spencer Savings Bank Introduces Its Expanded Union County Team

Your Town. Your Bank. Your People. 

At Spencer Savings Bank, we believe in strength, stability, service quality and supporting our communities. For over 100 years we’ve put people first. We’ve been in Union County for the last 30 years and continue to grow our business here. Our expanded Union County team is made up of, not only the strongest banking professionals in the area, ...

Summit Real Estate Report - September, 2020

Prominent Property Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides an inside look at the Summit real estate market, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story.

This edition of the Summit Real Estate Report details information from September, 2020.

Key ...

Don’t Forget the Dividend

As investors review their stock performance from time to time, dividend payments can seem inconsequential. For long term investors, dividends are an important piece of the return.  Regardless of how the stock price performs, the investor gets paid. Dividends can pump up the return on a stock that is appreciating and provide a cushion on the downside for a stock that is ...

Community Conversations: How To Win By Quitting Smoking

On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Stanley Fiel, Regional Chairman of Medicine, Atlantic Health System, explains why this year’s smoking cessation efforts are more important than ever.

 

Boys to Men: Making the Connection!

Over the last 25 years or more, I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of boys and men of all ages in my work as a Psychotherapist.  I cannot adequately express what a privilege it is to have had this experience.  It has unequivocally altered, shaped and grown my understanding of what it is to “be a man.”  I was just at the point of starting a new group for ...

Early Stage Dementia: How You Can Help Your Loved One

You may have noticed your loved one struggling to remember names or misplacing items and wondered if it’s part of the normal aging process or a sign of dementia. In the earliest stages of dementia, most people still are able to perform basic activities of daily living, but problems with forgetfulness or concentration gradually become more noticeable.

Early warning signs of ...

The New Normal Rockwell

Dear diary,

I love Thanksgiving. Even though I don’t get any presents, it is my favoritest holiday of the whole year.

On Thanksgiving Day our family gets together at our house. My aunts and uncles and cousins and grandmas and grandpas. Sometimes even some awkward girlfriends and boyfriends who we never see again after that. We light a fire in the fireplace and fill up the house with ...