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'Light The Fight': Area Relay For Life Event Set for June 1

May 10, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights invites the community to rally together and 'Light The Fight' on June 1, from 5:30 - 10 p.m., at The Grove @ Connell Park.

While the Relay for Life will look different this year due to the pandemic, the passion and commitment to fight cancer remains unchanged.

Among the ways to get ...

Summit Nonprofit Locates, Funds Paid Internships for Underserved Students of Color

SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City resident Andrew Walker has developed what he and many others think is a win-win situation: align underserved students of color with the large number of nonprofits operating in local and neighboring communities through a paid internship program funded through Eleven+, the nonprofit Walker himself started.

Walker thought more could be done to level ...

Hilltoppers Help Fill Shelves of Local Food Pantry

SUMMIT, NJ - A group of enterprising Summit High Schools students has -- with more than a little help from their friends both locally and in Jersey City -- collected over 500 pounds of shelf-stable groceries for St Teresa of Avila Church's Loaves and Fishes food pantry.

Hilltopper junior Joe Gingeleskie and his friends Leo Brandt, Devin Kairam and David Shunk founded ...

Overlook Auxiliary's 'Phantom Ball' Raises $27,000+ for Medical Center Patients Impacted by Pandemic

SUMMIT, NJ - Through the generosity of the community, more than $27,000 was raised by the Overlook Auxiliary through its 'Phantom Ball', funds that will support Overlook Medical Center patients impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and help sustain the work of the Overlook Auxiliary. 

The 'Phantom Ball' is a 'non-event' that engages the community in ...

Other Fellow First Foundation Assists Summit Family of Little Boy Facing Heart Surgery, Seeks Community Support

SUMMIT, NJ - Three-year-old Matthias Cedeno will soon undergo another surgery to address complications from congenital heart defects. The surgery will be performed at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and his family is preparing to temporarily move to the City of Brotherly Love to be with him.

The move will result in both additional living expenses and the disruption of their ...

SAGE Eldercare, Summit Junior League Partner to 'Move in May'

SUMMIT, NJ - Get ready to 'Move in May'.

SAGE Eldercare and the Junior League of Summit are partnering to raise money for SAGE through a 'Move in May' event that encourages participants -- from May 1 - 16 -- to raise funds by moving their bodies and collecting donations along the way. Movement can include running, biking, skateboarding, ...

Local Sotheby's Offices Host Food Drive Supporting Community FoodBank of NJ

SUMMIT, NJ - After collecting more than one ton of food -- the equivalent of 5,500 meals -- for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) during its previous food drive in December of 2020, the Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty regional offices in Summit and Short Hills are again engaging the community to help their neighbors.

Now through the end May, the two ...

Family Promise Receives Perfect Score, 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

SUMMIT, NJ - For the eighth straight year, Summit-based Family Promise has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This year, Family Promise earned a perfect score of 100 points, one of only 71 nonprofits across the nation to do so.

Family Promise is currently working in over 200 communities in 43 states ...

'Bridgefest' Fundraiser Goes Virtual May 5

SUMMIT, NJ - Bridges Outreach, the Summit-based nonprofit, will host its annual 'Bridgefest' fundraiser virtually on May 5, with 'attendees' able to tune in and support Bridges and its mission to end homelessness through volunteer-driven outreach and individual case management focusing on health, housing and independence.

The ideal compliment to toast Bridges' ...

Community Donates $40.3 Million to Atlantic Health’s Morristown Medical Center Expansion, Renovation

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members have contributed more than $40.3 million toward the critical renovation and expansion of  Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, significantly exceeding the initial campaign goal of $38.5 million, announced the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center.

Jennifer L. Smith, ...

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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.

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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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Mon, May 17, 2:00 PM

Summit First Aid Squad, Summit

Blood Drive

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Tue, May 18, 10:00 AM

New Providence

Samuel Adams Topic at Summit Old Guard Meeting

Education

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Tue, May 18, 7:30 PM

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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 ...