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County to Offer Seniors 'Grab and Go' Meals at 19 Area Sites Starting May 4

April 26, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ - Box-lunch meals will be available to seniors at 19 area senior centers and senior housing sites beginning May 4 through the 'Grab and Go' program, which is offered for those seniors age 60+ who reside in Union County and who are not receiving home delivered meals from 'Meals-On-Wheels'.

The program is administered through the Union ...

County's Mobile COVID-19 Units Bring Vaccines to Seniors in Area Stop

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Union County Mobile COVID-19 vaccine units brought vaccine supplies to seniors at Scotch Plains Senior Housing and St. John's Baptist Church in Scotch Plains as part of ongoing efforts throughout the state to increase the vaccination rate, particularly among vulnerable populations.

Pastor Shawn Wallace and his wife, Carita, of St. John's Baptist Church ...


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Summit Planners: Vote No on Primrose Application

May 11, 2021

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 ...

Planning Board Must Assess Primrose Proposal Against Master Plan

The Primrose School application does not advance the purposes of the 2000 master plan and subsequent re-examinations. In fact, it is contrary to its objectives particularly as it relates to traffic, parking, public health and safety. Summit in soliciting public input to the plan re-examination learned from the start that issues of pedestrian safety, circulation and traffic were ...

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 ...

Free Community Paper Shredding Event in Summit May 16

May 12, 2021

Looking for a safe way to get rid of confidential documents and protect yourself from identity theft while supporting a great cause? Paul Ippolito Memorial invites you to join them this Sunday, May 16, 2021 for a Community Paper Shredding Event. This free event is open to the public and will be held in the parking lot of Paul Ippolito Summit Memorial, 7 Summit Ave, Summit, NJ from 9:00am-12:00pm, ...

WATCH: Peapack Private Wealth's Dietze on Whether Boeing Shares are Set to Soar

Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze spoke live with Greg Bunnell of BNN Bloomberg and discusses three of his stock picks to take advantage of the economy reopening!

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice to individuals, families, privately-held businesses, ...

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 ...