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It's Not Too Late for Camp at The Connection!


Summer Camp at The Connection has begun!  It’s not too late to join in the fun, summer camps run weekly through August 21. Campers will build friendships, create memories, and  enjoy activities such as: Performing Arts, Gymnastics, Sports, Swimming, Yoga,  Art, or Travel with fun weekly themes!

The Connection offers SummerFun (boys and girls 3+), Lights! Camera! Action! (boys and girls 3+), Girls Gymnastics (girls 4+), Fit & Fun (boys and girls 4+) and Travel Camp (boys and girls 8+),   as well as extended camps such as early morning Sunrisers from 7:30-8:30am (ages 3+), late afternoon Campers Club from 4:30-6:00pm (ages 4+), and an all-day option (ages  4+).

The traditional SummerFun camp (8:30-1:00pm) offers daily activities such as swim lessons, yoga, dance, gymnastics, sports, video, arts and crafts. Campers are grouped by age and rotate through the 30,000 sq ft building, outdoor recreation and playground facilities, plus a state of the art gymnastics gym for a well-rounded summer camp experience. New this summer, campers will participate in theme weeks to add to the fun! Special activities will include a dunk tank, pie throwing contest, water games, Disney Day, a camp picnic, trick or treating, a visit from the ice-cream truck, 70’s day, a Hawaiian Luau, and much more.

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Lights!Camera!Action! (1:00-4:30pm) provides young performers with a summer stock experience. Activities include an on camera class, dance, staging, set and costume design, plus recreational swim or an optional swim lesson. The Connection’s specialty teachers guide campers through every aspect of putting on a show, culminating in a spectacular performance the last day of each two week session. This year’s shows include: The Lion King, Peter Pan, Matilda, and Annie.

Gymnastics Camp (1:00-4:30pm) is perfect for beginners to advanced gymnasts, combining instruction on balance beam, uneven bars, vaulting, floor exercise and tumble track. This camp also includes a daily recreational swim time or optional swim lesson, a dance rotation and a tumbling contest every Friday. After a summer of flips and jumps, even the novice will feel confident.

Fit & Fun (1:00-4:30pm) uses spirited play geared to individual ability levels to teach campers multiple sports, help them gain confidence and acquire a love of sports to match their talents and interests. Daily recreational swim or swim lessons are also included in this camp. 

Lucky travelers will visit exciting locations in Travel Camp such as: A trip to NYC to see The Lion King on Broadway, The Beast Speed Boat Ride PLUS The Ride Interactive Bus Tour NYC, Tomahawk Lake Water Park, Island Beach State Park Ecology Tour and beach time, New York Liberty WNBA Game at Madison Square Garden, Powerhouse Studios Wild Wacky Challenge, paintball, paddle boarding, and more!  Choose any day or combination of days or weeks.  All trips are well supervised by The Connection’s trained staff.

To learn more about The Connection summer camps and to view a brochure, visit, call: 908.273.4242 or stop by 79 Maple Street in Summit.

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To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 17, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, July 22, 8:00 AM

Summit Summer Farmers Market, Summit

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Community Calendar Food & Drink Green Health & Wellness


Sun, July 22, 5:00 PM

Central Presbyterian Church, Summit

Summer Outdoor Worship with BBQ

Arts & Entertainment Religions And Spirituality


Mon, July 23, 7:45 AM

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Monday Morning Yoga

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Summit Police Blotter

July 9, 2018

6/19 - Peter Ferguson, 31, of New York, New York was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Point Pleasant Beach. Mr. Ferguson posted bail and was provided a new court date.

6/22 - At 1552 hours a report was taken for a theft of one thousand (1,000) mops from Overlook Hospital. The reporting individual indicated the theft occurred between 6/10 and 6/21. Taken from a storage area ...

Audio: Point View's Petrides Details Three Things to Watch During Earnings Season on 'Wall St. Unplugged'

July 20, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, on Wall Street Unplugged discussing portfolio positioning during earnings season:

For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing ...

Video: Point View's Dietze Says Valuations, Buybacks, Dividend Make Financials Attractive

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, appeared live on CNBC detailing the outlook for financial stocks and more:

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

Picking up the Pieces – The Benefits of Account Consolidation

Over a lifetime of investing we often have numerous accounts located at different financial firms.  Rarely are these accounts managed with a grand plan that takes into account all the individual pieces.   Account proliferation can be detrimental to your investment performance, increase your risk profile, and lighten your pocketbook.  

Account consolidation offers the ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 18

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find out how accessing care at Atlantic Health System is now easier, more affordable and closer to home than ever, learn which item from the produce aisle could be the newest weapon against cancer, see what Atlantic Health System, the New York Times and Instagram all have in common and much more.



Are You Ready for Your Child to Turn 18?

If your son or daughter is turning 18, here are a few things you need to know:

If you have an UGMA/UTMA savings account for your child, did you know those assets are his/her legal property and once that instrument matures (most often 21 years old or 18, if you designated that at time of account creation), those assets are at your child’s disposal with no restrictions or ...

Would Shedding

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Enough already.  


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