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Registration Open for League of Women Voters-Sponsored World Affairs Program 'Great Decisions'


SUMMIT, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Summit, Berkeley Heights, and New Providence is sponsoring 'Great Decisions 2017', America's largest discussion program on world affairs produced by the Foreign Policy Institute. 

The program runs on Wednesdays from February 1 to March 29. Meetings are held at The DeCorso Community Center, located at 15 East 4th Street, New Providence. The cost for the eight week session is $95 -- $85 for League and Interweave members. Registration for individual sessions costs $20 each. 

Interested parties may send a check made payable to the League of Women Voters and mail it to Patricia Dixon Black, 45 Woodland Avenue, #28, Summit, NJ 07901. Registration is also available via credit card by visiting

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The Foreign Policy Institute provides a helpful manual, which is given to participants upon registration. A video clip is shown at the beginning of each session, and lively discussion is encouraged by the facilitator. After each session, attendees fill out an opinion ballot which is then sent to members of Congress and appropriate government departments.

This year's topics include:

February 1 - The Future of Europe

February 8 - Trade and Politics

February 15 - Conflict in the South China Sea (Robert Davis)

February 22 - Saudi Arabia in Transition

March 8 - U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum

March 15 - Latin America’s Political Pendulum

March 22 - Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan

March 29 - Nuclear Security 

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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 ...

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

How much wood wouldn’t a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck woodn’t?


Enough already.  


I get it.  It is an easy mistake to make, misusing would and wouldn’t.  It happens to me all the time.


“Honey, when I said I didn’t see any reason why I would go to the ballet, I meant to say I couldn’t see ...