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Four New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the Summit Public Schools

May 4, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ - A total of four new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by the Summit Public Schools at three of its campuses. The case confirmations came in a May 3 email message from the District sent via its Honeywell system.

The email, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, stated, "The District has been notified of four COVID-19 cases: two at ...

Summit Public Schools Quarantine Time Frame Shortened as Region's COVID Activity Level Shifts

SUMMIT, NJ - In an April 29 letter sent to the "Summit Public Schools Community" from Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough, the District has announced that -- due to the New Jersey Department of Health shifting the Central East Region, which includes Union County, to a moderate or 'yellow' COVID-19 activity level -- it will reduce its student quarantine time frame for those ...

Summit School Board Hears Parents' Pleas to Reduce Student Quarantine Duration

SUMMIT, NJ - COVID, more specifically the Summit Public School District's response to it, dominated the April 15 Summit Board of Education meeting, bringing about a dozen residents to the high school media center to air their views.

Communication Officer Laurene Callander demonstrated the District’s new COVID-19 dashboard. In introducing her, Superintendent Scott Hough ...

Two Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the Summit Public Schools

SUMMIT, NJ - An "individual" at each of two Summit Public School campuses has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Summit Public School District. The case confirmation was made in an April 17 email message from the District sent via its Honeywell system.

The email, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, ...

'Individual' at Summit High School Tests Positive for COVID-19

SUMMIT, NJ - An "individual" at Summit High School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Summit Public School District. The case confirmation was made in an April 16 email message from the District sent via its Honeywell system.

The email, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, stated, "The District has ...

District Reports Latest COVID-19 Positive is Summit High School 'Individual'

SUMMIT, NJ - An "individual" at Summit High School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Summit Public School District. The case confirmation was made in an April 15 email message from the District sent via its Honeywell system.

The email, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, stated, "The District has ...

Summit Middle School 'Individual' Tests Positive for COVID-19

SUMMIT, NJ - An "individual" at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Summit Public School District. The case confirmation was made in an April 14 email message from the District sent via its Honeywell system.

The email, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, stated, ...

Summit High School 'Individual' Tests Positive for COVID-19

SUMMIT, NJ - An "individual" at Summit High School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Summit Public School District. The case confirmation was made in an April 12 email message from the District sent via its Honeywell system.

The email, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, stated, "The District has ...

Seven COVID Cases Reported in Summit Public Schools; District Debuts COVID-19 Dashboard

SUMMIT, NJ - Seven cases of COVID-19 have been reported across four Summit Public Schools campuses "over the last several days." The case confirmations were detailed in an April 9 email message from the Summit Public School District sent via its Honeywell system.

The District has announced 52 case positives over the last 30 days.

The email, ...

Summit Public Schools Report Nine New COVID-19 Positives

SUMMIT, NJ - Nine cases of COVID-19 have been reported across five Summit Public Schools campuses "over the last several days." The case confirmations were detailed in an April 5 letter to the "Summit Public Schools Community" from Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough and the principals of the five affected schools.

The letter, subsequently ...

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Thank You Mayor, Council for Supporting Summit's Restaurant Industry

April 30, 2021

Dear Editor:

On behalf of everyone from Summit House and Bar Bacoa, as well as our peers at Roots, Fiorino and Fin, I wanted to express our collective appreciation for the support Mayor Radest and the Summit Common Council have provided to our local restaurant industry over the past year.

In particular, thank you for seeing to it that Maple Street again will become an outdoor dining ...

Don’t Make This Political

April 21, 2021

Dear neighbors, 

As I hope you know, I am running for re-election to serve again as the Ward 2 representative on our Common Council. My Republican opponent, David Fosgate, recently wrote a candidate statement that offers voters their first chance to observe a stark contrast between the two of us. He made what I think is an extremely disappointing choice: attempting to politicize public ...

Summit Police Blotter

May 5, 2021

4/8/2021 — Gregory Asch, 36, of Jersey City was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Mr. Asch was processed and released with a pending court date.  

4/8/2021 — At 0852 hours a report was taken for a theft of a package from a Woodland Avenue residence. The victim reported the theft occurred on 3/11/2021. Removed from the residence was a package ...

Summit EMS Report - March, 2021

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 180 emergency calls in March. These included 107 medical emergencies: 22 falls; eight motor vehicle accidents, including one on a highway and one with entrapment; 13 traumatic injuries; one pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle; nine cases of overdose or poisoning; one possible Carbon Monoxide poisoning, four responses to a medical alarm, and two ...

Union County Commissioners Announce COVID-19 Emergency Food Distributions

May 5, 2021

The Union County Board of County Commissioners will hold additional emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in May to aid those affected by COVID-19.

These will include:

Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Kean University in Union
Drive-thru only
Coordinated by the County of Union with support from Village Super Market, Gargiulo Produce, and CMC ...

Imagine Seeking New Executive Director

2021 marks the tenth year that Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, has been providing support to grieving children, teenagers, and families. This year will also mark an important transition in the organization. Founder and Executive Director of Imagine, Mary Robinson, has decided to step out of her role as Executive Director to dedicate her time as Founder of Imagine to outreach, education, ...

Summit Real Estate Report - March, 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 March 2021.

Active Listings: ...

Allocate Your Assets for Maximum Tax Efficiency!

Investment management for private clients presents unique challenges.  Near the top is that profits generated cannot be enjoyed until they’ve passed through the tax filter.  Understanding the tax implications of investing allows some control over the amount of taxes paid even if the path of the financial markets is beyond control.

In a Nutshell

The tax tail should never wag ...

Do or Do Not? Parenting the Star Wars Way

Two very important events occurred in 1977. One, I was born.  Two, Star Wars came out. I’ll let you contemplate which was more important, but I am willing to concede that my birth may not be number one.

Thirty-five years later when I found out that my wife was pregnant, one of the first things to enter my mind was...what order to show my child the Star Wars movies? I ...

CWI.Design Hosts Watercolor Fundraising Event for Connie Dwyer Breast Center Foundation

Children have not been the only people learning online during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Social media is full of photos and stories about how-to classes that people have taken during the past 13 months — knitting, wine-making, canning and painting come to mind. The group experience is still there and the students are safe, at a remote location. 

Recently a group of novice watercolor ...

We Need to Talk

I am told I need to participate in the national conversation.

I am not exactly sure what that means, but It seems like everytime I turn on the news some authoritative figure addressing the most recent topic of the day decries the need to “have a conversation” or “add to the conversation” or “join in the conversation”.

Who exactly am I supposed to be ...