Blood Drive

The Summit First Aid Squad is hosting an America Red Cross Blood Drive at our building on Monday, May 17, 2021 from 2 to 7 PM.  Blood donation is safe and usually takes less than an hour.  In order to ensure proper distancing, please register for a donation time HERE.

Blood donors will also receive results of a COVID anti-body test.

Contact Information
  1. John Staunton
  2. 908-277-9479
  3. info@summitems.org
Mon, May 17
2:00 pm — 7:00 pm
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The Summit First Aid Squad is hosting an America Red Cross Blood Drive at our building on Monday, May 17, 2021 from 2 to 7 PM. Blood donation is safe and usually takes less than an hour. In order to ensure proper distancing, please register for a donation time HERE.

Blood donors will also receive results of a COVID anti-body test.

1000 Summit Ave Summit, NJ 07901

Summit First Aid Squad

1000 Summit Ave
Summit, NJ 07901

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Truth Matters

June 20, 2021

After living for the last four-plus years in a country besieged by the plague of “alternative facts” and witnessing all the destruction it has caused, it’s upsetting to see that trend continue, even today, right here at home in Summit. 

These false narratives need to be stopped in their tracks before they do long-lasting destruction to our community. First, there is this ...

Mr. Spurr's Belated Candidacy

I can imagine that there are other Summit residents like me who are confused about the belated candidacy of Mr. Steve Spurr.   

A few months ago Mr. Spurr campaigned for a State Assembly nomination to serve alongside Jon Bramnick and Nancy Munoz in Trenton. His effort apparently came up short when the state Republicans nominated someone else.

Now, just as Summit’s ...

Spurr Runs With a Plan to Keep Summit on Top

June 16, 2021

Eleven years ago, I bought my first home in Summit. Not long thereafter, my wife, Melissa, and I celebrated our engagement at Fiorino's and were married in the Mayor's office at City Hall. We have since welcomed two daughters to our family and are now bracing for September when our older daughter starts kindergarten. We love this town and because Summit is home, we are committed to doing ...

Skills, Experience, and the Future of Summit

Dear Neighbors,

My name is Andy Minegar and I'm running for a Ward 1 seat on Summit Council. My wife, Sarah, and I have called Summit home for the past nine years. Like you, I love Summit and want our community to thrive. In the coming months, we will see exciting opportunities and new challenges that will define the future of our city, and I believe I have the unique experience and skills ...

Summit Fire Department Blotter - April, 2021

Summit Fire Department responded to a total of 135 incidents in the month of April 2021, including: 

04/03/21 at 9:48 PM. FD responded to a Beechwood Road address for an odor of burning indoors. On arrival a check of the interior was conducted by FD. FD confirmed a burning odor coming from the basement. An exterior check of the home discovered a mulch fire adjacent to the front porch of ...

Summit Police Blotter

June 2, 2021

5/3/2021— Peter Hedley, 42, of Summit was arrested and charged with simple assault. Mr. Hedley was processed and released with a pending court date.  

5/8/2021— Erika Gonzalez, 31, of Summit was arrested and charged with simple assault. Ms. Gonzalez was processed and released with a pending court date. 

5/11/2021— Warris Adenuga, 25, of Newark was ...

Summit EMS Report - May, 2021

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 161 emergency calls in May.  These included 96 medical emergencies: 24 falls; 10 motor vehicle accidents, including two cars into a pole or tree, and one into a building; 15 traumatic injuries; two cases of overdose or poisoning; nine responses to a medical alarm, and one response to an animal bite. Squad Volunteers also provided two 'lift ...

LISTEN: Peapack Private Wealth's Dietze on Fed Chair's 'Hawkish' Tone

June 20, 2021

Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze spoke live with Matt Miller on Bloomberg. Topic: What did the Fed announce this week and how may it affect your portfolio!

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2021-06-17/positioning-portfolios-after-fed-decision-radio

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary ...

JESPY House’s Michael Och House Receives the 2021 Carl F. West Award

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ  – JESPY House and its Michael Och House, A Center for Aging at JESPY, recently received the 2021 Carl F. West Award from NJ Advocates for Aging Well (NJAAW). JESPY House (jespy.org) provides essential services to adults, age 18-73, with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.

The announcement was made by Dr. Charisse Smith, ...

Summit Real Estate Report - April, 2021

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 April 2021.

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Bitcoin: Digital Tulips or Financial Innovation?

In the fall of 2017, not many people had heard of Bitcoin. Months later, after an historic boom and bust, most every investor was aware of this new “cryptocurrency,” but many were still unsure what it was – and even more viewed it as uninvestable. Fast forward three years, and we’ve seen the resurgence of this digital currency, its extremely speculative ...

Sadness in Dads: It’s a Bigger Problem Than You Think

Did you know that approximately 1 in 7 mothers suffers from a postpartum mental illness, such as postpartum depression (PPD)?

Did you know that approximately 1 in 10 dads suffers the same thing?

And did you know that, if mom is suffering from PPD, 50% of their partners likely will as well?

The Monday after Father’s Day has, for the last few years, been christened International ...

How to Create the Perfect Relationship with Your Designer

How do you build a rewarding relationship with your interior designer? CWI.DESIGN principal designer Rachel Kapner knows all about it. "Making a happy client is really what I feed off of," she shares."If I have a new client, I'll know if it's a client for life: whether it's one house, moving to another house, a second home, third home, wherever. I'll feel confident ...

And They're Off

The other day China fired three astronauts into space. This occurred just as Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced that he too was shooting himself into outer space.

This got me thinking, how did we get here and where exactly are we going?

So today, as a public service, I give to you:

A Brief History of the Race in Space

October, 1957. The manmade satellite, Sputnik 1, sends the very ...