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Dad in the Box

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work? Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer. There seems to be so much controversy over wearing masks outdoors. What are some of the do’s and don'ts? It is summer. You want to look your best. Don’t ...

EMS Response Report

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 135 emergency calls for help in April. These included 91 medical emergencies: eight motor vehicle accidents, including a rollover, a head-on collision, and a person trapped; 10 traumatic injuries; 10 falls; five reports of poisoning or overdose; one allergic reaction; and two responses to a medical alarm. Squad Volunteers also provided five “lift assists” to patients who did not require transport to a hospital as well as three non-emergency ambulance ...

Fire Department Blotter

10/06/2019 5:23 p.m.  FD responded automatic aid into Millburn on SAGAMORE ROAD for a reported structure fire. Summit personnel arrived on scene and provided standby coverage until released by the Millburn Incident Commander. A Modified Signal 10 was transmitted to provide station coverage in Summit while units were out of town. 10/06/2019 9:51: p.m.  FD responded to a NEW ENGLAND AVENUE apartment complex for a reported dumpster fire with no exposures. On arrival FD found a 30 yard dumpster container with heavy fire showing inside ...

Health Matters

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

HTTV Taps into Summit

TAPinto Summit has partnered with Summit-based HTTV on a featured column -- 'HTTV Taps Into Summit' -- designed to give residents an inside look at the programs, initiatives, events and happenings that shape the lives of Hilltop City residents. This edition of 'HTTV Taps into Summit' features the first segment of 'HTTV's Community Champions', showcasing 'FLAG Summit' and all that they have been doing to feed hardworking healthcare workers, while ...

JCP&L Energizing Your Community

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has deployed an app that allows utility personnel to report avian issues in real time, streamlining the process to protect nesting birds and enhance electric service reliability. The app arms field workers with the ability to submit photos and answer key questions using a drop-down menu to report the locations of bird nests or other bird-related issues along the company’s power lines, all from their mobile devices. Protecting birds is nothing new to FirstEnergy. Over the past two years, the company has ...

Melodrama

Looking back, I fear I may have cheated my sisters. For certain, I cheated my children. And it all came crashing back to me last night. It always started with trying to fill some idle time. When I was a kid, my two younger sisters and I created a game we called “5-3-1.” One of us would pick something to draw, usually something simple: a snowman, an eye, a house. The three of us would draw it, and then we would ceremoniously and with great fanfare award each other a crumpled up little ball of paper that either had the 5 ...

Mental Health Break

The purpose of this article is not to criticize Telehealth or Zoom meetings.  On the contrary. There are so many important benefits to virtual meetings(1), not the least of which is the ability to stay connected during this very critical period. My goal is to identify some of the concerns which have been raised about using virtual interactions and then summarize some ways to eliminate the long term, less desirable effects. Whether you are zooming with friends, listening in class, engaged in a business conference or connecting ...

Point View WealthPoints

As the Coronavirus grips much of the world, global travel and commerce have come to a screeching halt.  The last thing people want to think about is getting on an airplane, checking into a hotel or spending money on the latest fashions.  They are concerned about sourcing food, cleaning supplies, and the holy grail – toilet paper.  Investors have long been drawn to consumer defensive stocks during economic uncertainty.  This sector encompasses food, beverages, personal products, non-durable household goods and ...

Property Matters

Prominent Property Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides an inside look at the Summit real estate market, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story. This edition of the Summit Real Estate Report details information from March, 2020. Active Listings -- 78 compared to 108 in 2019 / -27.78% Under Contract -- 44 compared to 45 in 2019 ...

Recycling 101 in Union County

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents that plastic bags and other unacceptable items should not be placed in curbside recycling bins. “Union County residents have a good recycling rate, but we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella. “Every household can pitch in by following some simple guidelines that help our local recyclers operate more efficiently, especially when it comes to keeping contaminants out of the recycling ...

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Summit Police Blotter

May 30, 2020

05/13 - At 1110 hours a report was taken for a theft from a Broad Street business of soft top covers for a Jeep Wrangler style vehicle. The victim reported the incident occurred sometime within the prior thirty days, when six (6) Jeep Wrangler soft tops were stolen from the property. The victim reported the combined value at the time of the report was approximately $18,000.00. 

05/13 - At ...

Summit EMS Report - April, 2020

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 135 emergency calls for help in April. These included 91 medical emergencies: eight motor vehicle accidents, including a rollover, a head-on collision, and a person trapped; 10 traumatic injuries; 10 falls; five reports of poisoning or overdose; one allergic reaction; and two responses to a medical alarm. Squad Volunteers also ...

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze Reviews Investment Opportunities as Market Looks Forward

June 1, 2020

What five stocks should you add to your portfolio today? Point View’s David Dietze Skypes live with Nicole Petallides:

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Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth Management. For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management has been providing customized portfolio ...

We Still Need Your Help | Donation Drives at the Summit YMCA

Thank you so much for all you have done, with your help we have been able to entertain and feed countless families. But we are not done! Close to 100 Games have been donated and distributed to those in need but so many families could still use a way to stay engaged while staying safe at home. Our commitment to Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility has not and will not ...

Summit Real Estate Report - March, 2020

Prominent Property Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides an inside look at the Summit real estate market, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story.

This edition of the Summit Real Estate Report details information from March, 2020.

Active Listings ...

Consumer Defensive Stocks – A Safe Port in the Storm?

As the Coronavirus grips much of the world, global travel and commerce have come to a screeching halt.  The last thing people want to think about is getting on an airplane, checking into a hotel or spending money on the latest fashions.  They are concerned about sourcing food, cleaning supplies, and the holy grail – toilet paper. 

Investors have long been drawn to consumer ...

Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...