Sunday, May 19, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch (smallbusiness.patch.com), to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the …
Summit High School's Prom was Friday night. Share your prom prep photos and prom pics with Patch readers.
Choosing the perfect prom gown takes a lot of patience. Finding the perfect prom date takes a lot of courage. Getting the perfect prom hairdo takes a lot of trust. But once everything comes together, getting that perfect prom picture is a piece of cake! Summit Patch wants to see pictures of prom groups in all their gowns and glory! Strike your best prom pose and upload pictures and videos from prom night here by clicking the button above that says "upload pics and clips." We know you'll have your cameras out, so as you're capturing those memories, why not share them with your neighbors and friends! Patch wishes all of the Hilltoppers attending tonight's festivities a fun and safe prom!
Judith McCarthy left a career in publishing to pursue a law degree and will graduate next week.
The Board of Education adopted workshop and regular meeting dates during the annual reorganization.
Mark your calendars. The Summit Public Schools Board of Education adopted a 2013-2014 public meeting schedule during its annual reorganization on Thursday at Summit High School. The following are the meetings planned for the coming year. All meetings are on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.:
Organizations can still sign up to take part in May 27 event.
Planning on driving down the shore or to a family barbecue on Memorial Day Weekend? Buckle up.
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As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety is urging everyone to buckle up. The 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign begins Monday, May 20 and runs through Monday, June 2, according to a press release from the Division of Highway Traffic Safety. Police departments across New Jersey will crack down on motorists who are not belted. “As we kick-off the busy summer driving season it’s important that everyone buckles up every time they go out, both day and night – no excuses,” said Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky in the release. “Officers throughout New Jersey are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt.” …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Swearing study ranked the most and least courteous states in the country.
Third place? We couldn’t do better than #&@$ing third place? New Jersey residents were beaten out by Ohio and Maryland in a survey ranking individuals most likely to drop swear words on a complete stranger during a phone conversation. On the flip side, analysis by the Marchex Institute found that Washington, Massachusetts and Arizona topped the list of state residents least likely to lose their cool. Marchex examined more than 600,000 calls over a year that were placed by consumers to businesses in 30 different industries. The mobile advertising company also ranked the most courteous states: South Carolina, North Carolina and Maryland. And the least courteous states: Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Indiana. Some other findings from the report…
Fifth graders showed off their work at the annual science fair.
All Union County residents can rid of unwanted hazardous items on June 1.
The following information was provided by Union County. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor a Household Special Waste Collection event on Saturday, June 1, so Union County residents can get rid of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, mercury thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner. The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cranford campus of Union County College, located at 1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford, opposite Nomahegan Park. Residents of Union County are eligible to participate at no cost. Pre-registration is not required for this special Saturday collection. “The special household waste recycling program for Union County residents is …
The following are the films and showtimes for Saturday, May 18.
Beacon Hill Clearview 5: AMC Loews Mountainside 10: RUNTIME: 2:08 RUNTIME: 1:38 RUNTIME: 2:22 RUNTIME: 2:10 RUNTIME: 2:10 RUNTIME: 2:12 RUNTIME: 1:35