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The Summit Junior Fortnightly Club’s Monica Boyd teaches 'pumpkin math', part of the Club's continuing dedication to community service through their long-standing program, "Adopt-A-Class."

Members from Summit Junior Fortnightly Club work with Newark public school Fourth Graders each month on a lesson and craft project.

The Summit Junior Fortnightly Club is a women’s club dedicated to volunteerism, fundraising, community service and social activities.

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Summit: You Made a Huge Difference in My Life

June 26, 2017

Dear GENEROUS Summit Friends,

I hope you are all well.

I would like to thank you all for making a huge difference in my life.  

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We Are Living History Today

June 29, 2017

Hi Friends and Neighbors,

Here in New Jersey, we live on the battlegrounds of the Revolutionary War.  In the summer of 1776, George Washington’s troops were stationed in the Watchung Mountains—in fact, the Battle of Metuchen Meeting House was fought across many of the towns in District 21.

The Fourth of July is a holiday for celebration with fireworks and barbecues, but the ...

Summit Government 101

Hello Summit Neighbors!

Over the last few months I’ve set up several listening posts around town and heard directly from many of you.

One thing I’ve learned is that not everyone knows how our Summit government operates.  So I thought I would put together a short video for the benefit of those who want to learn more.

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Upcoming Events

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Thu, June 29, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Spanish Storytime

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

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Thu, June 29, 4:00 PM

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Serendipity

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

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Summit Fire Department Blotter

04/02/2017 at 04:17 hrs - FD dispatched To ROUTE 78 WESTBOUND for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. On scene to find a two car MVA with a complaint of injuries in vehicle 2, vehicle 1 was being attended by both NJ State & Berkley Heights PD. The driver of vehicle 2 was attended to by FD Personnel until the Summit First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. The power to vehicle 1 ...

Summit Police Blotter

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06/02 - At 1525 hours a report was taken for shoplifting from a Springfield Avenue business. The employee reported that two males entered the business and removed two (2) Louis Vuitton Purses. The first suspect was described as a black male, mid-30s, approximately six feet tall, wearing a baseball hat and glasses. The second suspect was described as a black male, mid-30s, approximately six feet ...

Special Needs Youth Recreation Programs Set For This Summer

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Summit Community Programs will be hosting a number of summer recreation programs for youth with special needs to help youth maintain skills during summer break, have fun with peers, and develop potential new interests.

In our Let’s Pretend group (ages 3-5), children develop play and social skills including pretend, sharing, compromise, social language using coordinated play, role play, ...

Family Matters: Point View's Dietze Tells NJBiz That Prudent Planning Involves Parents and Children

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To read the article, click here:

https://pointviewwealthmanagementinc.advisorproducts.com//images/DavidD%20NJBiz.pdf

Point View Wealth Management, Inc. works with families ...

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Ain't That Grand?

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The Floor Plan

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How many times have you returned from an annual family retreat to your 'happy place" -- the Shore, Island, Lake or Mountains -- and wished you could bring back the relaxing environmental vibe you experienced, one which seemed to ooze from the surroundings?

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Are You Ready for College?

In the wake of recent on campus tragedies, there are some facts you should be armed with before dropping your child off at college. Even though he or she will always be your child, once turning 18, they are a legal adult with many privacies protected; disciplinary and medical records to name two.

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