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Tue, November 19, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Mother Goose Morning-Storytime & Songs

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2019 10:00am 11/19/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Mother Goose Morning-Storytime & Songs

Join us for drop in storytime every Tuesday! Stories, songs, and other age appropriate fun with Mrs. Wheeless! 10-10:30 and 10:30-11 (drop in for either or come for both!). Fun for the kiddos. Ideal for ages 6 months-2 years.

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, November 20, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Storytime Superstars

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Add to My Calendar 11/20/2019 10:00am 11/20/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Storytime Superstars

Stories, songs, and rhymes for preschoolers and kindergarteners--drop in--no reservation needed! 10 am and 4 pm.

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

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Spanish Storytime/Hora del Cuento Espanol

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Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 10:00am 11/21/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Spanish Storytime/Hora del Cuento Espanol

An all-ages program for children and families who wish to read books, listen to stories, and sing in Spanish.

Un programa para todas las edades para niños y familias que desean leer libros, escuchar historias y cantar en español.

Autumn session runs September 19th through December 12th (library closed on Nov 28). La sesión de otoño se realizará del 19 de ...

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Thu, November 21, 12:00 PM

Madison

Wee Wednesdays: Free Fun for Tots & Caregivers

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 12:00pm 11/21/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Wee Wednesdays: Free Fun for Tots & Caregivers

Toddlers & their caregivers are invited to enjoy these FREE events.
Space is limited. Event registration is required. No admission without ticket. Register online at http://www.eventzilla.net/user/svmsnj or visit our website to learn more at svmsnj.org.

October 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Halloween story time and pumpkin painting
November 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Autumnal story time and ...

26 Green Village Road Madison, NJ 07940
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Fri, November 22, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Crafty Kiddos

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Add to My Calendar 11/22/2019 10:00am 11/22/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Crafty Kiddos

A fun and artsy way to play! Every week we'll have a different craft. Drop-in--no reservation needed. Ages 2-K.

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, November 24, 2:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Tunes & Tales of Old East Galway

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Add to My Calendar 11/24/2019 2:00pm 11/24/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Tunes & Tales of Old East Galway

Irish Traditional Music workshop, followed by concert, with
Lesl Harker, Irish flute and Jerry O'Sullivan, uilleann pipes.
Featuring the tunes of National Heritage Fellow Mike Rafferty of East County Galway, Ireland.

Bring your instrument or voice and learn a tune, or just sit and listen in.
Tune workshop is open to all instruments. Learn a melody on
your instrument or lilt it ...

75 Maple Street Summit , NJ 07901
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Tue, November 26, 10:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Mother Goose Morning-Storytime & Songs

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Add to My Calendar 11/26/2019 10:00am 11/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Mother Goose Morning-Storytime & Songs

Join us for drop in storytime every Tuesday! Stories, songs, and other age appropriate fun with Mrs. Wheeless! 10-10:30 and 10:30-11 (drop in for either or come for both!). Fun for the kiddos. Ideal for ages 6 months-2 years.

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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12-Month Update

December 10, 2019

Neighbors, 

I hope this holiday season is filled with joy! 

This is my 12th month serving on Common Council. In keeping with my pledge to communicate clearly about our goals and progress, I have continued posting “Vartan’s Views” videos outlining three of my thoughts after every Council meeting. Additionally, I wrote a longer and more thorough update after ...

Summit Police Blotter

December 11, 2019

11/06 - At 1413 hours a report was taken for a theft of jewelry from a Wade Drive residence. The victim reported a three stone moissanite diamond pendant was taken from the residence, possibly on 11/02 at approximately 1400 hours. The victim reported the value of the pendant to be approximately $1,500.00 at the time of the report. 

11/07 - At 1638 hours a report was taken for a theft of a ...

Summit EMS Response Report - November, 2019

Summit EMS Volunteers answered 179 emergency calls in November. These included 98 medical emergencies: 26 motor vehicle accidents, including a car into a tree; seven traumatic injuries; 27 falls; seven reports of poisoning or overdose; one pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle; five responses to a medical alarm; and one injury at a residential structure ...

JESPY Uses Work Readiness to Prepare Clients for Gainful Employment

December 11, 2019

“I prepare the supplies that our teachers use,” says JESPY House client Dawn O., who has been employed at a Livingston day care center for nearly 18 years. “I also help with the children’s snacks and getting them ready for nap time.”

Dawn is one of more than 200 clients that JESPY’s WREE (Work Readiness & Employment Engagement) program and its Job ...

Union County Names New Director for Division of Social Services

Union County Manager Edward T. Oatman has announced the appointment of Kamili A. Williams to head the County’s Division of Social Services, within the Department of Human Services, effective November 25, 2019.  Ms. Williams succeeds former director Charles Gillon who retired in September after 30 years of service.

Ms. Williams leads approximately 500 employees located in the ...

Acclimating to a New Community – Helping You Find Your Way

Acclimating to a New Community – Helping You Find Your Way

In my article, “Finding a New Home – What Cities/Towns are Right for Me?” I discussed targeting towns for your move; specifically, identifying the location based on common priorities of relocators.  In this article I will discuss the steps involved after you have made the move to your new home. Based on an ...

Preparing for the Next Recession

The media are warning of a looming recession, to the point where some worry they are creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.  Yes, there will be another economic downturn someday. Yes, we are all going to die someday. Making drastic changes right now as though either event will occur tomorrow can lead to unhappy consequences.  Far better to have a long-term, organized financial plan in ...

Atlantic Health System President & CEO Recognized as One of the Nation’s Most Influential Leaders in Health Care

Brian Gragnolati highest ranked health system executive in New Jersey by Modern Healthcare

 

In recognition of his commitment to expanding patient access to the highest quality health care providing national leadership through his chairmanship at the American Hospital Association, Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, was recently named to Modern ...

Holiday Stress & Children

The holidays can be special, but may take a toll on parents who often find they are juggling multiple roles as we work hard to make the holidays happen for our children and families.  We may find ourselves simultaneously working as a party-planner, caterer, home decorator, and personal shopper while navigating our day jobs, potentially tricky family dynamics, and entertaining children who ...

Rush Hour at the Port Authority Bus Terminal

During rush hour every evening, your bus is one of more than 1,200 NJ TRANSIT bus departures from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. In this video, we go behind the scenes of the world’s busiest bus terminal to see the incredible team effort that keeps all these buses moving.

The Port Authority Bus Terminal services more than 260,000 daily customers for both local and long-distance ...

Man of Steel

Over Thanksgiving my daughter, home from college, wanted to do something with me that would be fun, healthy, and relaxing.

Perfect, I told her, thinking we could watch football, drink lite beer, and maybe fall asleep on the couch.

It turns out her idea of something fun, healthy, and relaxing was to attend a yoga class.

Here is what I know about yoga. Nothing.

Here is what I fear about ...

Still Relevant

Yup. Still relevant.

My kids and I play a little game where we look for clues to prove that a piece of our past lives still has relevance today.  

My son--as an actor--and I--as a Chair of the Lobby Committee--were members of the Summit High School Mary Poppins Facebook page. Mary Poppins was the 2016 Spring Musical, and it won the Papermill Playhouse Rising Star Award for Best ...