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A Home That Once Was, But Is No Longer

April 23, 2015

I am a residential Realtor in Summit and have helped hundreds of families and individuals negotiate the sale of their homes over the past 16 years. Today, however, I was sent a picture which mad...

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Police Blotter

Summit Police Blotter

April 16, 2015

4/09 – 1957 hrs., report of theft of ladder valued at $400 from a Hughes Place residence sometime between 3/5/15 and today’s date. 4/09 – 1340 hrs., Turton, Laura A., 22, ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Bonds or Bond Funds?

What role do bonds play in a portfolio?  The answer varies from one investor to the next but for most investors, they diversify and offset equity volatility.   Bonds, especially high q...

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The Edge

The Changing Nature of Value

What we value and what the external marketplace values is stuck in a collateral gap.  The 80's were all about "shareholder value"; the 90's were about "custome...

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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

A Driver Moment

Greetings from the car of the future! First the good news:  We no longer have to drive!  The cars drive themselves! And now the bad news:  We still have to sit in them if we wa...

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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.