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Wed, September 20

Berkeley Heights

Art from Around the World

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 12:00am 09/21/2017 12:00am America/New_York Art from Around the World

Join us each morning between 9:30am – 11:30am in the lobby of the Berkeley Heights YMCA to create a craft project. Each day’s project will be themed with art from different countries.
9/18: Mosaic Paperweight from Greece
9/19: Bead Necklaces from Africa
9/20: Dragon Decoration from China
9/21: Boomerangs from Australia
9/22: Watercolor the World
Cost (if applicable): Free

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 true
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Wed, September 20, 7:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 7:00am 09/20/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Drop off donation items at the Berkeley Heights YMCA to help empower families who are either homeless or of low socio-economic status. Speak 4 Silent Voices works to empower families by supporting and educating women and children so they can break the cycle of poverty.

ITEMS FOR COLLECTION
Boys Clothes, ages 5 to 14:
• Basketball Shorts
• T-Shirts
• Flip-Flops
• No ...

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Wed, September 20, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Storytime Stars

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 10:00am 09/20/2017 10:30am America/New_York Storytime Stars

A storytime for children 3 years of age through Kindergarten.

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, September 20, 10:45 AM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Free Bollywood Cardio Fitness Class

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 10:45am 09/20/2017 11:45am America/New_York Free Bollywood Cardio Fitness Class

Join us for Welcoming Week and enjoy a fun and dynamic cardio dance fitness workout based on foot tapping Bollywood music; designed by Megha for people of all ages and levels.

On September 15 through September 24, 2017, the Summit Area YMCA will join in the nationwide movement with Y-USA and Welcoming America in Welcoming Week—a week of events that celebrate the contributions of ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, September 20, 12:00 PM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Food From Around the World

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 12:00pm 09/20/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Food From Around the World

Come and celebrate the different cultures in our community during Welcoming Week! Members can come and sample foods from local restaurants and enjoy fellowship with one another.

Cost (if applicable): Free to Members Only

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Wed, September 20, 12:00 PM

The Connection, Summit

Yogassage with Foam Rollers

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 12:00pm 09/20/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Yogassage with Foam Rollers

Gentle combo Yoga and Foam Roller class for self-myofascial release of muscle tension and knots. All levels.

Yogassage with Foam Rollers is free for Total Facility Members of The Connection. Baby-sitting is free and available for Total Facility Members. Drop in daily passes are available for $20 and includes use of the Fitness Center, pool and all adult fitness classes.

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, September 20, 1:00 PM

SAGE Eldercare, Summit

The Impact of Untreated Hearing Loss

Community Calendar

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 1:00pm 09/20/2017 2:00pm America/New_York The Impact of Untreated Hearing Loss

Untreated hearing loss can cause social isolation, increase the risk of falling, and coincide with depression or dementia. Doctor of Audiology Leslie Herman, Au.D., founder of the Summit Hearing Aid Center, will discuss how quality of life can improve with better hearing in this free program.

290 Broad Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, September 20, 2:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Storytime Stars

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 2:00pm 09/20/2017 2:30pm America/New_York Storytime Stars

A storytime for children 3 years of age through Kindergarten.

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, September 20, 6:00 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Senior International Potluck Dinner

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 6:00pm 09/20/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Senior International Potluck Dinner

Join us for Welcoming Week and bring a dish that represents your heritage! Enjoy and share flavors and recipes from various cultures and connect with others through delicious food.

Cost (if applicable): Free

Please RSVP to Lisa Meyers, (P) (908) 273-3330 ext. 1186 (E) lisa.meyers@thesay.org to attend.

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, September 20, 6:00 PM

Summit

ESL Conversation Group Information Session

Education

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 6:00pm 09/20/2017 8:30pm America/New_York ESL Conversation Group Information Session

ESL Conversation Group led by Professor Palermo, former professor at Kean University. First session will take place on Wed., Sept. 20, 2017 from 6:00-8:30 pm

Call the library for more information and to register

75 Maple St. Summit, NJ 07901
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Thu, September 21

Berkeley Heights

Art from Around the World

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 12:00am 09/21/2017 11:30pm America/New_York Art from Around the World

Join us each morning between 9:30am – 11:30am in the lobby of the Berkeley Heights YMCA to create a craft project. Each day’s project will be themed with art from different countries.
9/18: Mosaic Paperweight from Greece
9/19: Bead Necklaces from Africa
9/20: Dragon Decoration from China
9/21: Boomerangs from Australia
9/22: Watercolor the World
Cost (if applicable): Free

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 true
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Thu, September 21, 7:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 7:00am 09/21/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Drop off donation items at the Berkeley Heights YMCA to help empower families who are either homeless or of low socio-economic status. Speak 4 Silent Voices works to empower families by supporting and educating women and children so they can break the cycle of poverty.

ITEMS FOR COLLECTION
Boys Clothes, ages 5 to 14:
• Basketball Shorts
• T-Shirts
• Flip-Flops
• No ...

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Thu, September 21, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Spanish Storytime

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 10:00am 09/21/2017 10:30am America/New_York Spanish Storytime

A program in Spanish for all children and their families who wish to read books, listen to stories, sing in Spanish and learn about Hispanic culture.

For ages 6 months through Kindergarten

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Thu, September 21, 10:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Cardio Boot Camp Circuit

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 10:00am 09/21/2017 11:00am America/New_York Cardio Boot Camp Circuit

Jumpstart your metabolism! Burn extra calories with a Personal Trainer led class using 5 cardio station in the Fitness Center. Also held on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10am.

Cardio Boot Camp Circuit is free for Total Facility Members of The Connection. Baby-sitting is free and available for Total Facility Members. Drop in daily passes are available for $20 and includes use of the Fitness ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Thu, September 21, 4:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Serendipity

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 4:00pm 09/21/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Serendipity

Stories, songs and a craft for children.

For Grades K-4

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Thu, September 21, 7:00 PM

St. Teresa of Avila RC Church-Avila Room, Summit

Citizenship Preparation Classes

Education

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 7:00pm 09/21/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Citizenship Preparation Classes

These classes will help you prepare for the citizenship test & interview. Registration fee is $10 for entire term. In order to apply for citizenship you must have a 'green card' for at least 5 years (3 if married to a US citizen). Register in person on 9/14. For more information call as above, or for Spanish, call 908-370-4852.

306 Morris Ave Summit, NJ 07901
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Thu, September 21, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with ...

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 8:00pm 09/21/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe

You’re six years old. Mom’s in the hospital. Dad says she’s “done something stupid.” She finds it hard to be happy. So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything that’s worth living for. 1. Ice cream. 2. Kung Fu movies. 3. Burning things. 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose. 5. Construction cranes. 6.

Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
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Fri, September 22

Berkeley Heights

Art from Around the World

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2017 12:00am 09/22/2017 11:30pm America/New_York Art from Around the World

Join us each morning between 9:30am – 11:30am in the lobby of the Berkeley Heights YMCA to create a craft project. Each day’s project will be themed with art from different countries.
9/18: Mosaic Paperweight from Greece
9/19: Bead Necklaces from Africa
9/20: Dragon Decoration from China
9/21: Boomerangs from Australia
9/22: Watercolor the World
Cost (if applicable): Free

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 true
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Fri, September 22, 7:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2017 7:00am 09/22/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Drop off donation items at the Berkeley Heights YMCA to help empower families who are either homeless or of low socio-economic status. Speak 4 Silent Voices works to empower families by supporting and educating women and children so they can break the cycle of poverty.

ITEMS FOR COLLECTION
Boys Clothes, ages 5 to 14:
• Basketball Shorts
• T-Shirts
• Flip-Flops
• No ...

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Fri, September 22, 9:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Functional Interval Training

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2017 9:00am 09/22/2017 10:00am America/New_York Functional Interval Training

F.I.T. (Functional Interval Training) is a full body, practical, multi-place cardio, strength, core and endurance training class with a variety of equipment. Improve coordination, balance/stability and stamina. Exercises can be modified for multi-levels.

F.I.T. is free for Total Facility Members of The Connection. Baby-sitting is free and available for Total Facility Members. Drop in daily ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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Questioning a $300,000 City Expenditure Not a 'Political Ploy'

September 20, 2017

Summit Common Council’s decision to borrow and then spend $300,000 for “stamped decorative concrete” (aka cobblestones) in the downtown was not supported by the downtown businesses, and the Democratic candidates for Council released a video criticizing this project as a waste of taxpayer’s money.

Council President McTernan responded with a letter calling this a ...

Beth Little is the Can-Do Candidate for Summit Council

These days, politicians seem to be chock-full of promises for a better future, but it’s become tougher and tougher to figure out who’ll actually “walk the walk.” We hear candidates make campaign promises and share ideas for change, and while many of them sound great, it often begs the question, “But will they follow through?” 

I can say, without a ...

We Can Do Better

September 14, 2017

With only seven weeks left until the November election, we have unfortunately seen an increase in negative campaigning and personal attacks, mostly occurring through the press and social media. 

This needs to stop. 

While there are clear policy and background differences between each candidate, one day soon this election will be over. At that point, we will still see each other on ...

Dietze: Keep My Opponent From Raising Taxes on the Downtown

My opponent, in a recent candidate statement on TAP, has proposed “improving” the downtown by effectively raising taxes on property owners if they have vacant space. As they stated: “We will look….. for ways to ensure that our tax policies encourage commercial landowners to fill vacancies expeditiously” That’s sugar-coated legalese ...

Summit Fire Department Blotter

May 1, 2017 at 1107 hrs. FD was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident in the area of 732 SPRINGFIELD AVENUE, car into a tree.  On arrival found a single vehicle accident into a tree and the driver was out of the vehicle. Summit EMS handled patient care.  FD secured the battery in the vehicle and applied absorbent material to an oil leak under the vehicle. FD personnel remained on ...

Summit Police Blotter

September 18, 2017

09/05 - Shaki R. Clemons, 20, of Newark was arrested for three contempt of court warrants (Secaucus and East Rutherford). Mr. Shaki was transported to Summit Police Headquarters where custody was turned over to Secaucus Police Department.

09/07 - Jalilah H. Muhammad, 36, of Newark was arrested for a contempt of court warrant out of Newark. Ms. Muhammad was able to post bail and was released ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Feels Market Has Room to Run as Fed Decision Looms

September 20, 2017

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, appeared live on CNBC discussing the upcoming Fed meeting and its rate hike decision:

cnbc.com/video

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

Summit Republican City Committee Hosts Candidate Meet and Greet Sept. 24

Summit Residents are invited to attend a MEET AND GREET the Summit Common Council Candidates for 2017:

David Dietze - Candidate, Council at Large

John Dougherty - Candidate, Council Ward I

Mike Wattick - Candidate, Council Ward II

Where: Memorial Field, 5 Myrtle Avenue (Picnic Area)

When:    September 24

Time:   ...

The Dogs of the Dow: Puppy Love For Your Portfolio!

Despite a pricey, aging bull market, long term investors must stay the course. To reduce risk, look for out of favor, inexpensive, dividend yielding stocks.  An interesting and profitable way to do that is the Dogs of the Dow strategy.  

The “Dogs” are the ten-highest yielding Dow stocks as of each January 1. This classic strategy divides your portfolio by ten and invests ...

Ain't That Grand?

Leave Ordinary Meeting Locales Behind and Take Advantage of Special Fall Events Rates

As more and more hotels begin to look and feel as if they’re mirror images of each other, The Grand Summit Hotel’s corporate clientele enjoys the intimacy that a classic hotel from another time creates.

The Grand Summit Hotel has hosted meetings, events and guests alike while steps from the vibrant Summit downtown for more than 100 years. Every staff member at the ...

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 ...

Are you Ready for your 30s?

Welcome to your 30s!  No matter what your family and living situation, it’s time to think about protecting assets and planning for the future. Whether you are single with a rental apartment, living with a partner, or have a spouse, children and a home, there are some basic steps you can take to ensure the future security of your immediate family.

Here are the basic documents you ...

DOTM: Go Out of Your Gourd for This Immune System Strengthener

Smoothie King Summit "Drink of the Month" - NEW IMMUNE BUILDER PUMPKIN SPICE

Your favorite flavor is back, and better for you! Support your immune system with new Immune Builder Pumpkin Spice Smoothies, made with organic pumpkin, carrots and super grains. With more than 300% of your daily vitamin C, plus iron and calcium, you’re all set to stand firm through fall.

JCP&L Provide Support Across the Companies Service Area

JCP&L linemen and support personnel are among a large group of linemen, damage accessors, electrical contractors, forestry crews and support personnel from FirstEnergy Corp. utilities  that have mobilized to help utilities in Florida with restoration efforts as a result of Hurricane Irma.

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I am worried that my genetic Neanderthal variant might be embarrassingly high.

 

Given my personality, this might not seem an unreasonable fear.  But I really don’t want it proven without a doubt by a rigorous analysis of my DNA.  That is why I am reluctant to subject myself to the many personal genetic testing services that are on the market today.

 

Fast ...