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New 24-Hour Emergency Hotline for the Homeless Now Operational

August 8, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents in need of emergency shelter and other services can utilize Union County's new 24-Hour Homeless Emergency Response Hotline number at 908-249-4815. The new Hotline number took effect as of Tuesday, August 7. It is staffed and operated by Gateway Family YMCA as a program of the Union County Department of Human Services.

The Hotline is ...

Summit Area YMCA Receives Resolution Of Recognition from Summit Board of Education

The Summit Area YMCA recently received a Resolution of Recognition from The Summit Board of Education in recognition for its work in providing special needs students with customized education plans to transition into their home communities.

The Summit Area YMCA works with the Summit School district job coach and Special Needs Teachers in providing certain students with skills ...

Open House Week at Lightbridge Academy

It's Open House week at the Lightbridge Academy of Millburn! Stop by for a tour of our center and learn about our Infant, Toddler, Pre-K, and Back-up Care Programs from 6:30AM-6:30PM. Visit LightbridgeAcademy.com or call 973-218-1800 for more information!

Let the Healing Begin with LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Cancer Recovery Program

This Fall, cancer survivors can join others to restore their mind, body and spirit through a free 12-week program at the Summit Area YMCA.

Cancer takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected with it. Life after cancer can bring on new and unexpected challenges and can be very difficult. During this trying time, support from friends, family and support groups is ...

LGBT Older Adults Focus Group Held Aug. 10

ROSELLE, NJ – A focus group for LGBT adults 55 years and older will be held on Friday, August 10, beginning at 4 p.m., at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle. Presented by Garden State Equality as part of its ‘Pledge and Protect’ initiative, the 90-minute event encourages those in the LGBT community to share their experiences and help ...

Overlook Medical Center Sole NJ Institution Named to '100 Great Community Hospitals' List

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is the only hospital in the Garden State to be named to the 2018 list of "100 Great Community Hospitals" recently released by Becker’s Healthcare, a highly-regarded source of business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders, which includes Becker’s Hospital Review and ...

Get Heart Healthy This Fall at the Summit Area YMCA

“Being physically active is important to prevent heart disease, the nation’s No.1 Killer” according to the American Heart Association.

The Summit Area YMCA will begin its next session of the Healthy Hearts Cardio Maintenance Program in early Fall. Healthy Hearts is free and open to the public and designed for people wanting to improve their cardiovascular by ...

Two Doctors Set to Join Rubino OB/GYN Group Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Two doctors with local roots -- Dr. Dana Ortiz and Dr. Anne-Marie Tang -- are set to join the Rubino OB/GYN Group of talented practitioners, effective August 6.

Dr. Ortiz, a local resident from West Orange, will work in the flagship West Orange and Clark offices and Dr. Tang, with roots in Whippany, will see patients in the newly renovated Madison and Clark ...

Challenge Your Children with the Summit YMCA's Fun-Size Development Program!

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today” - Malcolm X

The Summit Area YMCA recognizes the potential in every child. We strive to provide the environment and resources for all youth to learn, grow, and thrive. With nurturing and supportive staff, enriching curriculum and programs, and a strong built-in value system, children are able to not only reach ...

Partnership for Drug-Free NJ Again Hosts Online Fishing Photo Contest

MILLBURN, NJ - The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) will host its fourth annual 'Don't Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament', an online photo contest which asks families to spend some quality time fishing and then submit their photos for a chance to win a share of $600 in cash prizes.

The competition -- which will be held ...

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Summit Area YMCA Receives Resolution Of Recognition from Summit Board of Education

August 13, 2018

The Summit Area YMCA recently received a Resolution of Recognition from The Summit Board of Education in recognition for its work in providing special needs students with customized education plans to transition into their home communities.

The Summit Area YMCA works with the Summit School district job coach and Special Needs Teachers in providing certain students with skills ...