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Summit’s Parking Shortage by Design

March 24, 2015

Just West of Summit Ave on Broad Street there is a parking garage and surface lot on about three acres of land. It’s Summit’s single largest parking asset.  The parking gar...

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Police Blotter

Summit Police Blotter

March 26, 2015

3/18 – Britt, Michael, 48, of Bloomsbury, NJ, arrested at Park Avenue and North Street for Contempt of Court, Driving While Suspended, Driving While Intoxicated and Careless...

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Summit Real Estate Wrap

Winterize Your Real Estate World

Now that the calendar tells us that it is officially wintertime, it is time to approach your real estate situation much like you would your homes' HVAC environment - winterize it! ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Bull Market Celebrates Sixth Birthday: Will It Turn Seven?

March 9th marked the sixth anniversary of the start of the current bull market.  The ride has been nothing short of spectacular; the S&P 500 has more than tripled in value since the bea...

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The Academic Coach

Strong Finish

All long distance runners know that a marathon doesn’t really start until the 20 mile mark. That’s the point at which the race gets really tough and many competitors “hit a wal...

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Dad in the Box

Wrapping Up March

I have an issue with cling wrap. Assuming you can find the invisible end against the clear roll, you quickly discover the only thing the thin plastic sheet clings to is itself.   Heave...

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Home for Good: Dog of the Week

Dog of the Week - Help Sampson find his "Forever" Home

Sampson is a 5 month old Labrador Retriever- Spaniel mix. He was found in a kill shelter in South Carolina and was about to be euthanized because he limped a bit. Sampson is an amazing, sweet, a...

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Summit Street Fair Brings Thousands to Downtown Summit; TheAlternativePress.com Announces Prize Giveaway Winners

By MICHAEL M. SHAPIRO

August 24, 2010 at 12:02 PM

SUMMIT, NJ - Thousands of people came out to stroll the streets of Summit and take in the sights and sounds of the annual Summit Street Fair, which was held on Sunday, October 11, 2009. Warm sun and a light Fall breeze greeted Street Fair goers from near and far who sampled food, met local businesses and purchased goods and services. There were fun-filled games for children and tasty treats, as well. Approximately 100 vendors lined the streets, pleased with a near constant stream of passersby.

Many local businesses and organizations had booths at the Street Fair including, among others, Seal & Co., R. Seelaus & Co., Sum It Up, Overlook Hospital, Summit Business and Professional Women, Summit Downtown, Inc., the Lions Club and TheAlternativePress.com

TheAlternativePress.com's booth at the Street Fair attracted over 500 people. Hundreds of people entered a prize giveaway featuring prizes provided by local businesses. Giveaways included: a $50 gift certificate from Braunschweiger Jewelers, a Zoobie Pet and $25 gift certificate from Seal & Co., a $50 gift certificate from Florez Tobacconist, $35 gift certificate from NeeDell's, a $25 gift certificate from Sunny Asia, a free massage from Terry Sky, one aquatic session of PreSchool/Youth Lessons from the Summit Area YMCA, two tickets to see Smokey Robinson at the NJPAC, one fall/winter session at Sum It Up, and logo design from Clear Point Design. Greeting fair goers at TheAlternativePress.com's table was special guest and former CBS broadcaster Therese Crowley.

The winners of the prize giveaway are:

Erica Needle, Scotch Plains:  $50 gift certificate from Braunschweiger Jewelers

Pam McKinlay, Summit:  Zoobie Pet and $25 gift certificate from Seal & Co

Doug Green, West Orange:  $50 gift certificate from Florez Tobacconist

Herb Olbrich, Summit:  $35 gift certificate from NeeDell's

Martha Ann Callaghan, Summit:  $25 gift certificate from Sunny Asia

Deborah Nyktas, Summit:  Free massage at Terra Sky

Ellen Fusco, Summit:  Aquatic lessons at the Summit Area YMCA

Donna Leyers, Chatham:  2 tickets to see Smokey Robinson at NJPAC

Susan Smith, Madison:  2 tickets to see Smokey Robinson at NJPAC

Tiffany Escott, Berkeley Heights:  2 tickets to see Smokey Robinson at NJPAC

Lori Hillas, Summit:  one fall/winter session at Sum It Up

Susan Tarashuk, Summit:  logo design from Clearpoint Design

All photos by Jeff Stolowitz.