TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Advertise On TAP »

Letters to the Editor

More than 60 years of good work – and counting...

May 14, 2015

“I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life.” - George Burns   It has been said that “Being taken for granted is an ...

Read the Full Story »

Today's Events

Police Blotter

Summit Police Blotter

May 22, 2015

5/13 – 2200 hrs., Dagostino, Paul, 62, of Summit, NJ, arrested at Union Place for Contempt of Court 5/16 – 1516 hrs., Rodriguez, Monica, 24, of New Providence, NJ, arrested at ...

Read the Full Story »

Press Releases

Columns

Summit Real Estate Wrap

Attorney Review in NJ - 10 Musts to Know

1. In New Jersey, a buyer and seller have the right to cancel a real estate contract within three business days of its execution. 2. Cancelation has to be done by an attorney, and the word ...

Read the Full Story »

Point View WealthPoints

Soaring Dollar and Your Portfolio: What You Need to Know

Over the last year the Dollar has appreciated nearly 22% versus the world’s currencies.  With forecasts for continuing Dollar strength, what’s the next move for ...

Read the Full Story »

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 ...

Read the Full Story »

Dad in the Box

A Picture of Emotion

I hate emoji.   For those of you who receive unadulterated text messages free from cartoon additives, let me explain.  Emoji are those happy little picture images that are often used ...

Read the Full Story »

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.