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Dewy Meadow Day draws a Crowd on Saturday

Michael Salzvach, left and David Feldman, speak to a customer at Henry's Fine Jewelry. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Somerset Hills YMCA had games and prizes for children as well as information on the Y's various programs. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Stirling Veterinary Hospital Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Kelly Irene Burke, left, and Parag Chhibber of Jeevy Computers check out the street fair. Chhibber produced the event for the BRBA. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Members of the BRBA, from left, Kim Pearlstein, Wally Pardo, Dana Kozubikova, Mark Renda and Fred Luthy. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
At Burger/Que Todd Sawiki dishes up food for Clare Cruz of Stirling and Joan and John Burns of Basking Ridge. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Jess Harrigan, left, owner of Let Jess Fix That Mess, and her nephew Ryan and daughter Emma, showed before and after photos of Jess' work to potential customers. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Judy Ye, co-founder of Bernards Rides, runs another business, A-Sharp Learning Center. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Credits: Barbara Rybolt
Past President of Liberty Corner First Aid Squad Fred Miller and Treasurer Elaine French led tours of the ambulance and answered questions about how to become a member. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
One of two ambulances from Liberty Corner First Aid Squad that came to the event. The other left the site after being called to respond to an emergency. Credits: Barbara Rybolt

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Families from Basking Ridge, Liberty Corner, Warren, Stirling, Millington and other surrounding communities helped make the fifth Family Fun Day at Dewy Meadows a great success. Of course great weather helped, as did the variety of activities, local businesses and vendors who took part in what has quickly become an annual tradition.

Parag Chhibber, owner of Jeevy Computers,  organized more than 40 vendors, live music, a petting zoo, vendors, and the always popular samples from local restaurants in the village.

Burger/Que offered samples of its pulled pork, slaw and apple cider just in front of their store, which opened not quite a year ago. Co- owner Todd Sawicki, assisted by Caitlin Kahn dished up the food to a line of customers that never seemed to grow smaller. Inside a busy crew seated folks and took take out orders at a brisk pace.

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A little down the road, O’Bagel did a brisk business with its samples outside and inside with customers looking for bagels of all sorts, sandwiches, subs and beverages.

On the other side of the Village, Dunkin Donuts kept up a brisk business in and outside its store, too.

Across the site, visitors could stop by all sorts of businesses, large to small, to pick up information, talk to owners, and ask questions of representatives. Sunrise of Basking Ridge, the Somerset Hills YMCA, Postal Annex, Somerset Hills YMCA, Jeevy Computers, Henry’s Fine Jewelry, A-Sharp Learning Center, Stirling Veterinary Hospital, The Chelsea, Bernards Ride, Let Jess Fix That Mess, Basking Ridge Business Alliance just to name a few, were there.

Shopping was also an option, from locally sourced honey, homemade jams, pottery, art work, clothing and more.

For the children, there were inflatables, a petting zoo with pony rides, two ambulances from Liberty Corner, to inspect, games and a huge lawn where they could run around and practice their tumbling skills.




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