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"Stuff the Bus" pulls up to The Connection

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Jayne Graepel, Camille Melki, Karen Biel, Littece Culler, Debbie-Ann Anderson, Kimberly Smith, Peggy McHugh Hagen, Marianne Suffern and children of The Connection’s AfterSchool Enrichment Program with fully stuffed backpacks donated by The United Way’s Stuff the Bus.
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The United Way’s “Stuff the Bus” campaign stopped by The Connection to donated fully packed backpacks to children in the AfterSchool Program .

Debbie-Ann Anderson, United Way COO, asked local businesses to donate the school supplies to community partners. Stuff the Bus helps to ensure that local children in the community are prepared for academic success in the new school year.
 
Employees of Comcast, CR Bard, Hub International, and Linde donated backpacks, binders, calculators, notebooks, crayons, erasers, paper, glue, highlighters, index cards, lunch boxes, markers, pencils, folders, rulers, scissors and more.

“We are so thankful for all the donations” says AfterSchool Enrichment Program Director, Michelle Stelluto. “Our resources are so limited and the supplies provided give our students the opportunity to excel in school”.

For more information about The Connection and the programs offered please call 908-273-4242, stop by 79 Maple Street in Summit, or visit TheConnectionOnline.org

The Connection for Women and Families is a non-profit, human service organization providing a variety of programs and activities open to everyone in the community regardless of physical ability or economic circumstance.

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Summit Fire Department Blotter

02/01/2018, 7:26 am - FD dispatched to Route 78 East Bound mile marker 47.2 for a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment and injuries. On arrival both the Springfield and Summit Fire Departments set up for extrication. The vehicle was chocked to stabilize the vehicle. EMS performed patient care. A hose line was stretched for possible fire suppression by the Berkeley Heights FD.

Summit Police Blotter

April 11, 2018

3/13 - Jayhee Cho, 32, of Summit was arrested and charged with criminal mischief. Mr. Cho was processed and released with a pending court date.

3/13 - Aseyefigh K. Papanye, 30, of Brooklyn, New York was arrested and charged with theft of credit cards, fraudulent use of credit cards, theft by deception, theft by unlawful taking, obstruction of the administration of the law, and possession of ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Talks AMEX, GE and Amazon Earnings, Stock Outlook

April 22, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on FOX Business AM discussing several upcoming pivotal earnings and possible market reactions:

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​​​​For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management ...

Class Act Performing Arts Studio presents 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' at SOPAC

Class Act Performing Arts Studio’s senior Musical Theatre Company members will perform “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on Thursday, May 10 , through Sunday, May 13, at the South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Set in 19th-century London, this thrilling musical tells the story of barber Benjamin Barker, now known by his alias, Sweeney Todd, and ...

Fear of Rising Rates? Remember The Reason You Own Bonds

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Cluelessly Clueless

I teenaged my way through high school under the assumption that my parents had no idea what I was doing.  I like to think I was pretty good at withholding information and presenting situations in ways that were other than they really were.

 

Still, sometimes they found things out.  Like the time my friends plopped me on our front door step at one o'clock in the morning ...

Practice for the PARCC @ Your Library

Students in Grades 3 and up who live in Summit can practice the Math and Language Arts skills that they learned in school and prepare for the upcoming PARCC exam using the Summit Free Public Library’s FREE subscriptions to Lumos Step Up and Learning Express.  

To access Lumos Step Up and Learning Express, visit the library’s website:  www.summitlibrary.org.

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