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Summit Educational Foundation to Host Annual Casino Night

Tamara Weinmann (left), Amy D'Andrea (right)

Don’t miss Summit Educational Foundation’s Annual Casino Night, Saturday, March 16, 7 p.m. at the Elks Club, 40 Maple Street.

Twenty-seven years ago a small group of Summit residents had an idea. They recognized that private funding invested in our schools would encourage creativity and innovation. SEF has now invested over three million dollars in Summit schools through teacher and district grants which touch every student in the system and provide teachers and administrators the opportunity to think creatively.

This year, you can also donate directly to the 21st Century Classroom Fund to help transform every classroom into a 21st century classroom. Smart boards, Smart Clickers, Smart Slates, Node Chairs, Moveable Walls, White Board Walls, Elmo Document Cameras, iPads, iTouches, Playaways and Bouncy Chairs are some of the ways we can reach every student with active engagement, small group instruction and innovation.

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Enjoy a casual evening of fun, food and friends. Try your luck at the game tables, raffle, and silent and live auctions! Some of the auction items include: A fabulous beach vacation in Punta de Mita, Mexico; Eli Manning autographed jersey and football; Al Leiter autographed Mets jersey; Sports tickets—Knicks, Yankees, Giants, Rangers; Disney World VIP Package; Annual Membership to the Bar Method; Football with Tiki Barber; Elks Club Beer Bash for 100; Golf outings at Baltusrol and Canoe Brook ;Outdoor movie party; Exceptional Wine; And MORE!

Get in on the action! Space is limited so don’t wait to respond to your invitation. Or, please visit to download an invitation.

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Summit Fire Department Blotter

12/16/17 7:42 am     FD dispatched to DE FOREST AVENUE and MAPLE STREET for a strong odor of natural gas in area. On arrival found an outside odor of natural gas. PSEG was requested and responded to the scene. Readings of 7% natural gas were found in the manholes in the center of the intersection. CVS was checked and zero readings for natural gas were found. Summit FD was released ...

Summit Police Blotter

February 12, 2018

2/1 - At 0955 hours a report was taken for a theft of a street sign. The unlawful incident occurred between an unknown time frame on Pine Grove Avenue. Value of the street sign was not immediately available at the time of the report.

2/5 - Roberto C. Noel-Berman, 23, of Summit was arrested and charged with possession of CDS. Mr. Noel-Berman was released with a pending court date.

2/5 - ...

Assistance Programs Available for JCP&L Customers to Help with Winter Heating Bills

February 16, 2018

As the cold weather continues, financial assistance programs are available for Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who need help with winter heating bills.

Assistance to qualifying JCP&L customers is available through the Lifeline, Universal Service Fund (USF), Weatherization, Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) and New Jersey SHARES programs.

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Video: Point View's Deitze Tell CNBC Fed is 'On Track' for March Rate Hike

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on CNBC on how to position your portfolio despite more volatility:

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

Doing Well While Doing Good

The new tax law is predicted to reduce significantly the number of taxpayers who itemize deductions.  That has some concerned about charitable giving. There are ways for taxpayers who do not itemize deductions to give to charity and still receive some tax benefits.

Give from your IRA. Those aged 70-1/2 or older, who must take required minimum distributions from retirement accounts, can ...


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Movies! Movies! Movies! - Three Ways to Enjoy Movies

Most people who use the Summit Free Public Library are familiar with our video collection: thousands of DVDs and nearly 800 BluRays -- and growing!

In addition to recent box-office hits and Hollywood classics, we have foreign films, anime, and musical performances from Aida to ZZ Top. Binge-watch a must-see TV series, discover a new one, or introduce your kids to your childhood ...