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City of Summit Police Department Food Drive Begins May 13

May 11, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department (SPD) will launch its eighth annual Food Drive on May 13, collecting items that will, in turn, be donated to the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry of St Teresa of Avila Church.

The drive will continue through June 3. 

The SPD is asking for donations of canned food and non-perishable items. Collection bins will ...

Interior Designer Thom Filicia Special Guest at Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation's Spring Luncheon, May 5

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation (CDBCF) will host a spring luncheon featuring special guest interior designer Thom Filicia at the Maplewood Country Club on May 5, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Millions of Americans fell in love with interior designer Filicia -- and his laugh-out-loud candidness and unmatched aesthetic prowess -- in Queer Eye for the ...

Summit's Philip Ross Among Fourteen Volunteers Taking Oath as Advocates for Local Foster Youth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Philip Ross of Summit is among the latest class of 14 volunteers trained as advocates for Union County foster youth and who have now officially taken their oath before Union County Superior Court Judge Lara DiFabrizio and become the newest volunteers with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County.

Since 2005, the CASA has recruited, trained, supported ...

Family Promise's Third Annual 'Giving Day' Set for Apr. 28

SUMMIT, NJ - Family Promise, the Summit based national nonprofit addressing the issue of homelessness, will celebrate it's third annual 'Giving Day' on April 28. The 24-hour online campaign seeks to raise awareness and support for families battling homelessness.

Family Promise’s national office in Summit will come together with its network of more ...

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Sat, May 21, 9:00 AM

Regenus Center, East Hanover

REGENUS CENTER Has Moved to a Convenient Location ...

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Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

Marina Waterfront Park, Carteret

Sea Scout Open House

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

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Sun, May 22, 9:00 AM

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Greta's Run for Imagine

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Summit Police Blotter

May 16, 2022

5/9/2022 — At 1359 hours a report was taken for a theft of a motor vehicle located at a Briant Parkway residence. The victim discovered a Blue 2022 Mercedes Benz S500 was taken from the driveway after being left unattended for approximately 25 minutes, unlocked and with the key fob inside. The estimated value of the vehicle is $120,000.

5/10/2022 — Eric Sorensen, 54, of Summit was ...

Union County Clerk Offers Saturday Hours for Voters to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot in Person

May 20, 2022

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the County Clerk’s Elections Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for extended hours on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone seeking to obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the 2022 Primary Election. The extended hours are offered on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed.

The Primary Election will be held on ...

Two Mount St. Mary Academy Juniors Selected to Attend Summer Music Programs

Marina Cialdella of Branchburg and Madeline Carnesi-Silberstein of Clark have been selected to attend prestigious music programs to hone their talent and skills this summer.

Marina will attend the Ithaca College Pre-College Vocal Summer Program from July 10 to July 23. The college, which houses one of the top music programs in the country, hosts a Summer Music Academy which provides a creative ...

Summit Real Estate Report - March, 2022

Prominent Properties 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 2022.

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The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

Gabriella Vivona Qualifies for National Gymnastics Competition

WATCHUNG – Chatham resident Gabriella “Ella” Vivona has qualified for the National Gymnastics Championships which will be held in Des Moines, Iowa this June. This is the second consecutive year that she has been selected for this honor.

“I am very excited for this because I will be able to compete with in harder routines while being with my team,” said Ella, ...

Mental Burden That Arose from COVID-19 Continues to Impact Teens

While schools are now in person, the mask mandate has lifted, and COVID-19 cases have significantly dropped, shouldn't teens be back to normal?

Maybe not. 

It’s no secret that around the world the pandemic has taken a toll on people of every age. Quarantine was especially challenging due to the constant isolation and uncertainty. As socializing is critical for high schoolers, ...

Just a Second

May 20th is World Metrology Day.

I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years.

Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...