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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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Fox, Gould and Little Represent The Best in Public Service

October 19, 2017

This November 7th Election Day, we will be voting for Beth Little (At-Large), Matt Gould (Ward 1), and encouraging our Ward 2 neighbors to vote for Marjorie Fox.

These three thoughtful, knowledgeable and accomplished citizen-volunteers represent the best in public service, and are selflessly running to serve Summit for all the right reasons. And, while we might not agree ...

Dougherty is The Only Candidate

I have been living in Summit for 15+ years and moved into my current neighborhood 9 years ago. As for most of us you are concerned about your immediate neighbors and it did not take long to learn how great this little neighborhood in Summit is. We quickly met John and his wife Patti, learned they both grew up in Summit and watched as they raised their four boys while being deeply active in the ...

The Actual Motivations Behind 'Jonny-Come-Lately’s' Sudden Advocacy of Affordable Housing

October 19, 2017

Creating a public outcry can look good in the papers, but Jon Bramnick knows exactly what he is doing. If Bramnick truly cared about overdevelopment, he would have been vocal on this subject for the last 7 years. Rather, this is a political ploy to keep the issue in the courts where the builders will surely prevail. His “Jonny-Come-Lately” hullabaloo is nothing more than a ruse to ...

Let's Not Stand Still and Be Complacent

As with many suburban communities, Summit is at a crossroads. What direction we decide to take will have a profound impact not only during the next few years but possibly for decades. At last week’s candidate forum, what I heard was that our opponents are generally satisfied with the status quo and offered little in the way of concrete ideas for improvements. 

While I love ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, October 19, 10:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Cardio Boot Camp Circuit

Health & Wellness

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Thu, October 19, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Spanish Storytime

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

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Thu, October 19, 11:00 AM

SAGE Eldercare, Summit

Ageless Grace Neuroplasticity Class

Community Calendar

Summit Police Blotter

October 17, 2017

10/04 - John K. Schweitzer, 32, of Millburn was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Schweitzer was released with an upcoming court date.

10/05 - Sharelle N. King, 22, of Piscataway, was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Plainfield. Ms. King was turned over to Plainfield Police Department’s custody.

10/05 - Kristian A. Pettis, 23, of Maplewood, was ...

Video: Point View's Dietze Bullish on Big Blue

October 19, 2017

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, debates live on CNBC investing in IBM!:

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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 services and comprehensive financial planning, to develop and ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey and City of Newark to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo Oct. 28

Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it has forged an exciting new partnership with the City of Newark to present a free Women’s Wellness Expo. The inaugural Expo, to be held on Saturday, October 28, 10:00am-4:00pm at the JFK Recreation Center, will draw on resources from public, corporate and medical communities to raise awareness for breast health and healthy lifestyles, provide ...

Decluttering Your Household? Don’t Forget Your Investment Portfolio

Decluttering Your Household? Don’t Forget Your Investment Portfolio

Have you taken part in the latest lifestyle trend, decluttering your home? This pop culture craze suggests paring down your belongings and simplifying your way to a better life. With an uncluttered home comes the promise of less stress and a clearer mind. These principles also apply to your financial house. Similar ...

Ain't That Grand?

Take Being Social Beyond Posts, Tweets and Chats By Gathering at Summit's Historic Hotel

As the calendar turns to one of the Northeast’s most spectacular times of year, so does the excitement that comes with families and friends getting together again to celebrate the Harvest and fast-approaching Holiday Seasons.

It’s also a time of year to begin planning celebrations of all sorts including holiday parties, weddings, bar mitzvahs, reunions, bridal and baby ...

The Floor Plan

Eliminate Your 'Pet Peeves' of Decorating with These Helpful Hints

You justly love your dog or cat and, if you love pets that much, maybe it's even your dog and cat.

What you don't love are some of the shall we say more challenging aspects of pet ownership as it relates to your living space, specifically the effects a pet can have on the wear and tear of the abode you decorated with the same levels of devotion and adoration you bestow on ...

It's Always About Service

Recently, I had this customer come in for some suspension repairs... The customer told me that this car was only serviced at Lexus but they were tired of getting ripped off so they came to me. When I opened the hood and looked at the engine I couldn't help but notice how filthy it was... You would think Lexus would have at least wiped down the engine covers after all the repairs they had ...

JCP&L Reminds Customers Assistance and Service Programs are Available to Help Pay Utility Bills

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.

    Assistance programs available to New Jersey residents include:

Lifeline – Offers a cash grant to help people who ...

Family Health

Second Opinion on Breast Cancer Program Offers Peace of Mind

A breast cancer diagnosis can change a person’s life. And during such devastating news, the sheer amount of information regarding treatment and follow-up care can quickly become overwhelming. However, patients are not alone in this fight. Atlantic Health System’s Breast Cancer Second Opinion Program at Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Overlook Medical Center, is helping provide peace of ...

Wait. What?

Don’t you have homework to do?

 

My teenage daughter is watching TV, texting, facetiming, instagramming, listening to music, and typing on a laptop all at the same time. 

 

Don’t you have homework to do?  I have to repeat myself a little louder because she is insulated in her electronic cocoon by ear buds.

 

“I am doing homework,” ...