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Steven Spurr is Ready to Serve

June 21, 2021

Dear Editor,

The June 18 letter from the Assistant Treasurer of the Summit Municipal Democratic Committee criticizing Steven Spurr’s decision to run for Council-At-Large stems from clear disappointment that his candidate now has formidable opposition.

As a new Republican Municipal Chair, Steven Spurr transformed a stodgy party into a young and dynamic party now fielding a full slate ...

Truth Matters

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 ...

Focused on Summit

June 21, 2021

Hello Summit Friends & Neighbors,

My name is David Fosgate, and I am running as a candidate in Ward 2 for Summit Common Council.

My wife Jenny and I moved back to her hometown of Summit six years ago to raise our three wonderful teenage daughters. During that time, we have immersed ourselves in the Summit community and public schools, volunteering our time to Summit non-profits, ...

Spurr Runs With a Plan to Keep Summit on Top

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 ...

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 ...

'How to Outsmart Yourself': Peapack Private Wealth's Next Webinar Set for June 25

June 22, 2021

'How to Outsmart Yourself' - Peapack Private Wealth Management's Donna St.Amant and Claire Toth will discuss behavioral finance—learn why we make irrational investment decisions and how you can retrain your brain to avoid them. Join us for this live webinar and Q+A on Friday, June 25th at 11am ET.

Register today:

With Trust and ...

CentraState Physician Practices Joins Atlantic Health System Physician Network; Systems Continue Process Toward Co-Ownership

MORRISTOWN / FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ – June 22, 2021 – Today, nearly 50 physicians and providers affiliated with CentraState Healthcare System joined Atlantic Health System’s multi-specialty physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, as part of the two health systems’ on-going efforts to create a co-owned framework for CentraState Healthcare System.

The synergy created by ...

Summit Real Estate Report - May, 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 May 2021.

Active Listings: 46 ...

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 ...