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Getting Under My Skin

“What do you think this is?” my husband asked me, pointing to his elbow. “That is your elbow,” I stated matter-of-factly. “No, these red spots,” he ...

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Letters to the Editor

Summit Parking Facts

June 28, 2015

Summit’s Common Council President recently offered his opinion that candidates for public office should be truthful and knowledgeable about the facts. The subject is Summit parking and, rather ...

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Candidate Statements

Representatives for the 21st District Continue to Support Christie’s failed Policies; Governor’s Exxon Settlement a Bad Deal for New Jersey

June 23, 2015

Chris Christie sent New Jersey up the river with the Exxon oil spill settlement, and the Republicans in the State Assembly refused to hold him accountable. The legal battle between the state of ...

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Today's Events

  • Stars On Stage

    If your child loves the stage and a good story, or needs help in ...

Police Blotter

Summit Police Blotter

June 26, 2015

6/18- 1432 hours, report of theft of a wallet contacting multiple credit cards and $10.00 cash from an unlocked motor vehicle parked in a driveway of a residence on Londonderry Way. 6/18- 1544 ...

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Press Releases

Columns

Summit Real Estate Wrap

The International Real Estate Market = Opportunity for Sellers, Buyers

Based on a survey of REALTORS®, taken from April 2014 through March 2015: An estimated 209,000 houses have sold to foreign buyers over that time period, approximately four percent ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Don’t Fight the Euro Central Bank: Carry On with These Three Dividend Payers!

It’s no coincidence that our stock market has more than tripled in the last six years, since our Federal Reserve depressed interest rates to near zero in late 2008.   The pessimists fear ...

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The Academic Coach

The Summer Plan

The 2014-2015 Academic year is done! Now families can take a deep breath, celebrate successes, and enjoy some free time. But there is one last thing to do and we can help. Chyten Millburn ...

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The Floor Plan

Indoor Comfort, Outdoor Living

It's that time of year. The time when we get to expand our living spaces and spend more time outdoors. When you're looking to decorate an outdoor space, you want to have all the comforts of ...

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Dad in the Box

My Favorite Child

I read somewhere that 70% of parents have a favorite child but won’t admit it.    This makes me feel awful.  I don’t have a favorite.  Never did.   So what ...

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Home for Good: Dog of the Week

Dogs of the Week – Help Ecco, Eddie, Effie, and Eve Find Their “Forever” Homes

Ecco and his siblings Eddie, Effie and Eve are part of a litter of 9 English Coonhound puppies. They are 12 weeks old. They came from Millen, Georgia where there is no animal control. Had they not ...

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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.

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