CD7 Redistricting

November 30, 2021

This letter is in support of fair Congressional districts that enable the voters to choose the person they want to represent them. Prior to 2019 for ten years CD 7 was represented by Leonard Lance who was all but assured reelection due to gerrymandering. He seemed more concerned with catering to his donor corporations than serving the district’s residents and never did town halls or visited ...

Giving Thanks for Marianne Kranz’s 23 Years of Outstanding Service

I’m writing to recognize Marianne Kranz for her outstanding efforts serving thousands of older  adults in need and spearheading a large local volunteer program for over 23 years in our  community as Director of Volunteers, Meals on Wheels and Home Support Services for SAGE  Eldercare.  

As an integral part of the organization, Marianne worked with volunteers to ...

Summit Police Blotter

December 1, 2021

11/02/2021—Romel Santiago Garcia, 31, of Summit was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Santiago Garcia was processed and released with a pending court date.  

11/02/2021—At 1439 hours a report was taken for an attempted burglary or theft of a motor vehicle  parked at a Fernwood Road residence. The incident occurred just prior to contacting ...

Summit EMS Report - October, 2021

Members of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad responded to 182 emergency calls during October. These included 109 medical emergencies: 19 falls; 14 motor vehicle accidents, including one on a highway and one into a building; 10 traumatic injuries; seven cases of overdose or poisoning; one allergic reaction; four responses to a medical alarm, one response a for a woman in active labor, ...

Neighbors Show Holiday Act of Kindness to JESPY Clients

December 3, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE - The neighbors of JESPY House clients who reside in The Michael Och House, A Center for Aging at JESPY recently showed a wonderful gift of giving and kindness.

On an annual basis, the neighbors have held an informal Turkey Trot for family and friends on Thanksgiving Day. This year, they encouraged a donation to JESPY House and the Och clients instead of their traditional ...

LISTEN: Peapack Private Wealth's Dietze on Market's 'Panicky' Reaction to New COVID Variant Threat

Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze discussed how the new omicron variant is creating the most volatile Black Friday in the stock market ever and what to expect going forward!

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Note: segment begins at 39:10 mark.

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice to ...

Summit Real Estate Report - October, 2021

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 October 2021.

Active ...

What Types of Investment Vehicles Are Best?

Investors have an array of choices when constructing a portfolio. What vehicle is the best fit for your portfolio? Alternatives include individual securities like stocks and bonds, pooled style investments like exchange traded funds (ETFs) or mutual funds, and alternative assets like real estate and cryptocurrency.

Individual securities: Purchasing company stock or individual bonds ...

The Omicron Variant – What We Know Today

An update on the Omicron variant of COVID-19 from Atlantic Health System experts Steven Sheris, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Physician Executive, Atlantic Health System, President, Atlantic Medical Group and Jason Kessler, MD, section chief, infectious disease, Morristown Medical Center. For more information ...

Midnight Musings of an Ex-Smoker

Over the last 30 years, I have specialized in providing individual and group psychotherapy to clients who wanted to recover from alcohol and substance abuse, as well as helping their families. This is a specialty which I came by very honestly! As a member of the recovering community myself, it became a personal mission to help others through the recovery process.  I know that when I was ...

When Will I Get My Day in Court?

While the pandemic continues to impact individuals and businesses, efforts to bring a sense normalcy back to daily life are apparent across the state. One such effort is the reopening of New Jersey Courts. While this is happening, the reopening is occurring slowly.

Back in June, 2020 a three-phase plan was instituted by the Administrative Office of the courts. Phase One was to have ...

NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...