Residents blast proposed hospital helipad

Summit residents are hoping that the proposed helipad atop Overlook Hospital is an idea that never takes off.

The Union County hospital says the helipad could help it save more lives, but residents are not eager to have such a noisy addition to their neighborhood.

At the 14th hearing on the proposal, which was held at Summit's City Hall, residents argued the construction of the helipad would hinder their quality of life.

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