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What’s New in Westfield? Poke Bowls.

Poke shops seem to be popping up everywhere and now we have one of our own here in Westfield: Orgreen Poke. Orgreen opened up last week and folks in Westfield are eating a little greener! So what is a poke bowl? Poke bowls are a Hawaiian dish. Poke means “to slice or cut” in Hawaiian and […]

Why Screentime and Sleep Don’t Mix

As you head into 2019,  make sure you put “get enough sleep” on your family’s new year’s resolutions list. One way to do this is to cut back on screen time before bedtime. The National Sleep Foundation’s 2011 Sleep in America Poll found that 63 percent of Americans are not getting enough sleep during the […]

What’s Happening Around Summit?

Summit’s Winter Reading Program through Feb 2 Kids and teens can sign up for the Winter Reading Program at Summit Free Public Library! The Winter Reading Program runs through Feb. 2. Kids and teens (grades 1-12) can earn free books just by reading 5 books. Sign up and enter a raffle to win a pass to the […]

5 Reasons to Choose Day Camp Over Sleepaway

By Miriam Peretsman of Camp Riverbend in Warren, NJ. Summer will be here before you know it so now is the time to start thinking about summer camp. But how does a parent go about deciding between sending their child to a day camp or a sleep away camp. So why choose a day camp? 5 Reasons Day Camp […]

Top 5 Reasons to Send Your Child to Day Camp

With spring approaching, many parents are starting the journey to find the right camp for their child. As the American Camp Association proclaims, “Camp gives kids a world of good.”  Children at summer camp have an incredible opportunity to learn, grow, build confidence, interact with others and have fun.  Day camps are a great option for many children […]

Inspiring Ideas for Your Elf on a Shelf

Remember when your elf was content just sitting on a shelf? Those days are over! We live in a Pinterest perfect work and our elves are not immune! Over these past few years with the elves making our Christmas more stressful — I mean, more magical — they have had some breakout moments. I caught a few […]

Breakfast with Santa & His Elves in RVC

Sunday, December 9 Enjoy “Breakfast with Santa’s Helpers” at the Rec Center. Come on down and join the elves who serve pancakes, cereal, bagels and beverages. After eating Vixen’s Fixins, kids may visit Santa or have a picture taken with Rudolph or Frosty. Make your reservation at ROCKVILLECENTRE.RECDESK.COM or in person at the Recreation Center. There […]

Surviving 8th Grade

Tuesday, December 4  •  7pm BFMS Auditorium Ridgewood parents are invited to watch a free screening of the film, “Eighth Grade” the 2018 comedy-drama film written and directed by Bo Burnha that chronicles the life of thirteen-year-old, Kayla, as she tries to survive the last week of middle school. The film captures the awkwardness of being a middle […]

Last Curbside Leaf Pickup

Curbside leaf collection will go through December 7 Place leaves in paper, biodegradable bags curbside. Property owners should not rake or blow leaves into piles in the street. Do not include twigs, branches and other yard debris in leaf bags. More info at 25+ Favorite Holiday Cookies

Where to Park Free in Summit

Here’s a gift to you from the City of Summit! On Saturdays December 1, 8, 15 and 22, there are no fees required for on-street parking at 90-minute spaces or in long-term parking lots and garages (Broad Street garage, Elm Street, Sampson at LCJSMS and Chestnut St lots). Fees are still required in the Deforest […]