Podcast: DWC Executive Director Sherry Cronin Talks About Downtown Westfield

November 14, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Sherry Cronin, executive director of the Downtown Westfield Corporation, talks with host Mike Cohen about the how the DWC works, upcoming events and the challenges Downtown Westfield faces.

Cronin works with Assistant Executive Director Beth Brenner and Digital Marketing & Social Media specialist Jamie Lemberg at their office at 105 Elm St. To learn more ...

Local Financial Planning Expert Reviews Proposed Tax Reform Plan: 'The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly'

SUMMIT, NJ  — The Committee on Ways and Means — the chief tax-writing committee of the United States House of Representatives —  dropped the first draft of the 2017 tax reform bill last week and is in the markup process and Claire E. Toth, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Point View Wealth Management in Summit, has ...

Westfield State Farm Agency Celebrates 60 Years

WESTFIELD, NJ — Nov. 1 marks 60 years since State Farm agent Christine Cosenza’s father, Charles Cosenza, opened his State Farm Insurance office. Christine has continued his legacy as a State Farm Agent since his passing. She, along with her husband, Matt Palmer, both of whom grew up in Westfield, are proud to continue to serve the local community.

Christine Cosenza remembers ...

Westfield Businesses, Coat Drive Highlighted at Town Council Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ — No one left last week’s town council meeting hungry after Asad Hussain, owner of Duke’s Delhi on South Avenue across from the train station, one of the night’s featured businesses, served trays of his signature dishes chana chaat, chicken shawarma and tandoori chicken.

“Dukes’ Dehli has been a terrific addition to the town,” Mayor ...

Westfield Town Planner Attends Regional Economic Development Workshop

FANWOOD, NJ — Westfield Town Planner Don Sammett was among attendees from around the state at the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA)'s Creative Community Investments workshop at the Carriage House in Fanwood Thursday. The event was hosted by Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr.

The program highlighted Fanwood's award-winning downtown redevelopment endeavors ...

Haircut Bar in Westfield Celebrates Expansion

WESTFIELD, NJ — Haircut Bar celebrated its expansion and new space at 205 South Ave. West recently by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Andy Skibitsky, Councilman Sam Della Fera and representatives from the Downtown Westfield Corporation and the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

The family-owned salon has been in business 10 years, according to own Lucia Garcia. They ...

Green Room in Westfield Celebrates Grand Opening in New Space

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Green Room Floral Design, which has been in business in Westfield for more than 15 years, celebrated a grand opening in its new location this week at 605 South Ave. West.

Formerly, Green Room was located on Elmer Street. 

Mayor Andy Skibitsky, Councilman Sam Della Fera and representatives from the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the ...

Equifax, Cybersecurity and You: Point View's Toth Advises on Key Steps to Protect Identity, Avoid Fraud

SUMMIT, NJ - News of the Equifax data breach justly has many concerned, with estimates of upwards of 143 million people potentially affected. Claire E. Toth, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Summit-based Point View Wealth Management, says that, while the breach occurred beginning in May and, therefore, it’s late to rush a response, there are steps ...

Westfield Chief Spirit Officer Announces New Events, Introduces Businesses at Town Council Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Chief Spirit Officer Meaghan Murphy gave an update at Tuesday night’s town council meeting, sharing about the success of the recent “Bestfield” book signing and shopping event.

“This was really an awesome coming together of so many businesses supporting each other,” Murphy said.

Leading up to the event and that night, Athleta and ...

Designer Resale Store in Westfield Celebrates Grand Opening

WESTFIELD, NJ — Midtown Authentic, a designer resale store, celebrated its grand opening at at 129 E. Broad St. in Downtown Westfield recently.

Midtown Authentic buys what they call “ex-boyfriend gifts,” such as bags, shoes, watches and jewelry along other designer items. They buy, sell and trade only the best authentic designer couture, according to owner Rory ...

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Video: Point View's Petrides Indicates Dividend-Plays Harder to Find in Light of GE's Cut

November 17, 2017

Point View Wealth Management Managing Director and Portfolio Manager John Petrides, live on CNBC discussing dividend stocks and GE's turnaround plans:

For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial ...