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In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

A.J. Perri Earns Commerce & Industry Association of NJ’s “Companies That Care” Award

March 20, 2019

A.J. Perri Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, LLC has been recognized by The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) as a 2019 “Companies That Care” award recipient. CIANJ praised the A.J. Perri Cares Program, an outreach that has helped over a dozen New Jersey military/veterans and their families, providing them with air conditioning, heating and indoor air quality system ...

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Begins April 9

Starting this April, a new 12 week session of the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program begins at the Berkeley Heights YMCA, a branch of the Summit Area YMCA. The LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program is a physical and wellness program that helps patients recovering from cancer treatment to rebuild and regain strength, endurance, flexibility, confidence, self-esteem and more. Available at both the ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Says Market Taking Global Issues in Stride

The markets are taking global macro issues in stride, should investors be worried? Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, appeared live on Yahoo Finance discussing China and Brexit:

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For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

March 10, 2019

STAFFORD - We are several days into March, and the month sure has roared in like a lion. The water temperatures have remained low and need to see an increase of several degrees before the striped bass become active.

The big news of the past few days has been the revelation that the New Jersey summer flounder regulations have been pretty much set. I understand that there is still one ...

Scandal!

Being the mom of two little ones I must admit writing this monthly column, while being something I thoroughly enjoy, often ends up getting done last minute.  Month after month I find myself racking my brain for something to write about two days before I need to submit.  Silver lining time: earlier this week news broke of the college admissions cheating scandal and suddenly my ...