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Mon, January 21, 10:00 AM

Christ Church, Summit

Summit College Club Seeking Children’s Book ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/21/2019 10:00am 01/21/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Summit College Club Seeking Children’s Book Donations at MLK Day

Children’s Book Donations Wanted

The Summit College Club (SCC) is seeking children’s book donations for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 21, 2019.

Donations should be brought to Christ Church from 10:00 am until 12 noon and from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Christ Church is located at 561 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ, at the corner of ...

561 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
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Mon, January 21, 10:45 AM

The Connection, Summit

Through a Dog's Eyes

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Add to My Calendar 01/21/2019 10:45am 01/21/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Through a Dog's Eyes

To celebrate Summit’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Justice, Equality and Service to Others, all are invited to The Connection in Summit to join an informational session led by The Seeing Eye of Morristown. There will be two 30-minute sessions at 10:45am and 11:30am.

Participants will meet the puppies and their raisers as they learn the history of the organization and how dogs ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Mon, January 21, 3:00 PM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Blankets For Cozies 4 Chemo and Other Volunteer ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/21/2019 3:00pm 01/21/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Blankets For Cozies 4 Chemo and Other Volunteer Events at the YMCA

This Martin Luther King, Jr. A Day of Justice, Equality and Service to Others and throughout 2019 you can make a difference by participating in one of The Summit Area YMCA's events below or by signing up to become a volunteer today.

BLANKETS FOR COZIES 4 CHEMO - JAN 21, 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Come to the Berkeley Heights YMCA to give back to others on our Day of Service in honor of Dr.

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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Forget Pita: Falafel is in Everything

January 14, 2019

Falafel, that tasty vegetarian Mediterranean street food made from chickpeas, isn’t just for pitas anymore. It’s showing up in sub sandwiches, salads, chips, pizzas – even soup.

Why is it so popular?

“It’s vegetarian and a hearty add on,” said David Delinko, owner of The Salad House of Somerville, where customers can get warm pieces of ...

Free Immunization Program for Eligible Union County Children

January 15, 2019

Immunizations are available to eligible children ages 2 months to 18 years of age without medical insurance at the Union County Immunization center, through the federal Vaccines for Children program.

“The Immunization Center was established by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 1996 to provide immunizations to children without medical insurance,” said Freeholder Chair ...

Imagine Receives Grant from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey

Imagine announced today a $46,150 grant from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey to support “Imagine Newark,” a new children’s grief support center opening in the South Ward of Newark. 

“We are grateful for the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey’s investment in this program, which will help us broaden our services to reach underserved youth,” said ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, January 14 – Sunday, January 20, 2019

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK COLLECTION NOW THROUGH FEBRUARY 18

The Friends of the Library are accepting gently used books, CDs and DVDs for the Annual Book Sale.  Bring your donations to the rear entrance of the library and deposit them in the hallway.  Please donate books that are in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks or encyclopedias.  The Book Sale begins on ...

Six Months Without A Contract for Our Teachers

January 11, 2019

Dear Editor, 

As of January 1, the teachers in the New Providence School District have been teaching on an expired contract for six months, since July 1, 2018. 

One of the Board of Education’s primary functions is collective bargaining, which results in a contract between the Board and the New Providence Education Association that dictates the salaries and benefits our ...

Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

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 ...

Movin' Out: New Jersey Tops List of Outbound Population Migration, According to New Study

January 3, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year.

The Garden State moved up one spot on the outbound list to No. 1 and has has ranked ...

Technology, Social Media and Play

January 8, 2019

Technology and social media have had profound effects on our world, but have these advances changed our communities and values, the way we parent our children?

CBS This Morning recently covered a story on the importance of unstructured play.  Dr. Tara Narula reviewed what the American Academy of Pediatrics advises for proper child development and states "play is not frivolous; it is ...

School's Out for Summer

Don’t you wish it was summer?  I love a good snowfall as much as anyone else but all these heavy sweaters and boots are making me wish for flip flops and swimming pools.  Luckily for me I have tons of opportunities to think about summer because (believe it or not) it’s time to plan for internships, jobs, and a whole variety of summer activities.  What’s on the ...

Your 2019 Financial To Do List

Your 2019 Financial To-Do List

Things you can do for your future as the year unfolds.

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address for 2019? Now is a good time to think about the investing, saving, or budgeting methods you could employ toward specific objectives, from building your ...

Examining QLACs

Running out of money in retirement is a common fear among pre-retirees and retirees. With longer life expectancies, market volatility and rising healthcare costs, funding a retirement that could last many years can be an overwhelming prospect. A qualifying longevity annuity contract, or QLAC, can help alleviate this concern by providing a predictable stream of income in retirement that is ...