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What You Need to Know About Voting in The Primary Election in Union County

May 10, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ — Voters will have a choice to vote-by-mail or in-person in the June 8 Primary Election, but drop boxes are here to stay, County officials said. Whichever way voters decide to cast their votes, the registration deadline is May 18.

Since Gov. Phil Murphy announced the Primary Election will be mostly in-person, Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado said ...

Voter Registration Deadline for June Primary Set for May 18

ELIZABETH, NJ - The deadline to register to vote in the 2021 Primary Election is May 18. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will are able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for Governor in the General Election, in addition to voting on local candidates.

To be eligible to register to vote, one ...

Former Summit Police Chief Robert Weck Launches Write-In Campaign to Gain Republican Nomination for Ward 1 Council Seat

SUMMIT, NJ - Running as a Republican in Ward 1, former City of Summit Police Chief Robert Weck has begun a write-in campaign to seek the nomination for Common Council in the June 8 Primary Election. Voters must write in 'Robert Weck' on their primary ballot in order for him to receive the Republican nomination for the General Election.

Weck, who joined the ...

Summit Polling Places, Drop Box Location Set for June Primary Election

ELIZABETH, NJ - Polling places and mail-in ballot drop box locations for the June 8 Primary Election have been set by the Union County Board of Elections. Beginning in May, the Board of Elections will mail post cards to voters whose polling places are affected by a change in location.

“Many of the polling locations closed last year due to the COVID pandemic, will be open ...

Deadline to Change Party Affiliation for June Gubernatorial Primary is Apr. 14

ELIZABETH, NJ - Voters who plan to change their party affiliation in order to participate in their new party's Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 8 must do so by April 14.

Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado reminds voters that they can call the Board of Elections at 908-527-4123 to confirm their party affiliation, as voters who conduct business with the New ...

Summit Democrats Announce Slate of Three Candidates Seeking Common Council Seats

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Municipal Democratic Committee (SMDC) has announced that current Summit Common Council Members Beth Little and Greg Vartan -- representing at-Large and Ward 2, respectively -- will be joined by Ward 1 candidate Andy Minegar in seeking reelection and election to serve on the Common Council.

Current Ward 1 Council Member David Naidu, who has served on ...

Summit Republicans Announce Lisa Allen, David Fosgate as Candidates for Ward 2 Council Seats

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Republicans have announced that current Ward 2 Council Member Lisa Allen and David Fosgate will seek election in November to serve on the Common Council representing Ward 2.

The announcement stated that, "Lisa and David have the skills and experience necessary to propel Summit forward and will focus on safe neighborhoods, small business vitality, and ...


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More Viewers Plus More Engagement Equals An Even Better Summit

May 13, 2021

I respectfully ask that Mayor Radest, the City of Summit Common Council and City staff please leverage technology, processes, and practices that we have all learned during this terrible pandemic and continue to make City of Summit public meetings, specifically Common Council meetings, open virtually for public participation when City Hall reopens in June 2021.

One ...

Summit Planners: Vote No on Primrose Application

Like many residents of the neighborhoods bordering the proposed Primrose School, we are certain that if approval for this construction is granted, the quality of life on our street will be negatively impacted. Inevitably, the flow and speed of traffic will increase, along with a corresponding decline in pedestrian safety. 

Beyond those concerns, we question whether the Primrose ...

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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 - April, 2021

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 178 emergency calls in April.  These included 115 medical emergencies: 10 falls; 12 motor vehicle accidents, including two overturned vehicles, one on a highway and one car into a tree; eight traumatic injuries; three cases of overdose or poisoning; nine responses to a medical alarm, and three allergic reactions. Squad Volunteers also provided nine ...

Peapack Private Wealth Webinar Offering 'Top Strategies for More Investment Income' Set for May 20

May 16, 2021

Want More Investment Income? Ten Tips and Strategies! Join Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze and Elaine Phipps for a special webinar on May 20, staring at 11 a.m. EST, where we will do the deep dive on how you can squeeze more income dollars out of your nest egg.

Register now: https://bit.ly/3tE6hU1

In this webinar, we’ll analyze:

The big ...

Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center Among First to Receive American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Certification

Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a designation of excellence that recognizes demonstrated ...

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: ...

529 Educational Distributions -- How to Break Open the Piggybank

Congratulations -- you and your child have both done your parts. You’ve saved diligently in a 529 account, building tax-free money to pay for education.  Your child has studied hard and been accepted to a school where she’ll thrive. Now what? How do you connect the dots between that 529 account and paying the cost of your child’s education with tax-free ...

Community Conversations: AFib, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to have a stroke than the average person. In this Community Conversation, Atlantic Medical Group cardiologists Timothy Mahoney, MD, and Michael Katz, MD, answer your questions on managing AFib and reducing your risk of stroke. See all of Atlantic Health System's Community Conversations ...

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 ...

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“It's over Bill. I don’t do Windows.”

And so, with a simple Ctl+Alt+Del over Twitter, the marriage of Bill and Melinda Gates has powered down.

The wealthy, philanthropic tech couple sadly announced their union was “irretrievably broken.” I took this to mean they received a critical error message followed by the blue screen of death because their marital ...