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Freeholder Board Offers New “Union County Kids Dig In” Garden Grants for Schools

March 24, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Young gardeners now can get their hands dirty with the new “Union County Kids Dig In” garden grant program for schools in Union County, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply for a Union County Kids Dig In grant, which are funded through the Union County Open Space, ...

Spotswood DECA to Host Chipotle Fundraiser

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Enjoy a late lunch or an early dinner at the East Brunswick Chipotle on Monday, March 27 from 2 to 6 p.m. and help the Spotswood DECA chapter get to Nationals in Anaheim, Calif.

DECA is a co-curricular program that prepares students for college as well as professional careers by combining classroom instruction with real-life interactions that involve the community and area ...

Benefit & Gift Auction to Celebrate the Life of Courtney Blessing

WEST CREEK, NJ - On Saturday April 22, the family of Courtney (Mazzerina) Blessing will be hosting a benefit in honor of Courtney's life. 

"A local girl born and raised in Stafford, and a graduate of Southern Regional High School is in need of your generosity for her family and the legacy she left behind way too soon." 

Just three weeks after Courtney gave birth ...

New Owner of Mompou Will Maintain Founder’s Traditions, Build on Them

When longtime Ironbound business and property owner Steven T. Yglesias opened the doors of Mompou Tapas Wine Bar and Lounge in 2005, the awning out front featured the phrase “redefine your Ironbound experience” along with its now familiar bull logo.

Mompou’s new owner, Tony Martinez, has promised to honor the traditions of the game-changing eatery on Ferry Street, while ...

Top Ice Cream and Fried Chicken Brings Japanese Rolled Ice Cream to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Top Ice Cream and Fried Chicken had their grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting on Saturday, March 16.

Top, which is located at the corner of Boyden Avenue and Springfield Avenue, serves Japanese fried chicken and Japanese rolled ice cream, which is made in front of the customers while they wait.

The ribbon cutting was attended by the owners of TOP, as well as ...

Freeholder Board Offers New “Union County Kids Dig In” Garden Grants for Schools

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Young gardeners now can get their hands dirty with the new “Union County Kids Dig In” garden grant program for schools in Union County, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply for a Union County Kids Dig In grant, which are funded through the Union County Open Space, ...

Wooden Spoon, Ahrres Coffee join Bloomfield Center Block Party

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Wooden Spoon and Ahrres Coffee Roastery are joining Bloomfield Center Alliance's second annual spring Block Party. The event takes place on May 20 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The block party is a free event, There will be live music and games for everyone to enjoy.

Since the street is blocked off, some of Bloomfield's favorite restaurants set up food ...

Cranford Second-Graders Create Their Own Ice Cream

CRANFORD, NJ – Second-grade classes at Bloomingdale Avenue took their love of ice cream to a new level when they created four new ice cream flavors, as part of a classroom project.

Diane Cruz's class created Cherry Chocolate Champion, Lauren Oricchio's class created Kookie Cookie Dough, Kelly LoGiudice-Alfano's class made Velvet Sensation and Therese Koellner's class made ...

Madison Restaurants and Wine Establishments Bring Their "A" Game Monday Night to The Taste

MADISON, NJ - The annual Taste of Madison food festival brought together residents of all ages who wished to sample food and drinks from some of Madison’s finest restaurants. For 16 years now, The Madison Chamber of Commerce, The Madison Rotary Club and The Downtown Development Commission (DDC) with the help of sponsor Gary’s Wine and Marketplace organized this event to raise money ...

Freeholder Board Offers New “Union County Kids Dig In” Garden Grants for Schools

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Young gardeners now can get their hands dirty with the new “Union County Kids Dig In” garden grant program for schools in Union County, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply for a Union County Kids Dig In grant, which are funded through the Union County Open Space, ...

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Girl Scouts Announce Cookie Finder Website

March 24, 2017

RIVERDALE, N.J. — Did you forget to order your favorite Girl Scout cookie treat? It’s not too late! Girl Scouts across northern New Jersey will continue selling Girl Scout cookies through April 23 during Cookie Booth Sale season. More than 700 booth sales are planned throughout Morris county.

“We often hear customers say that they do not know a Girl Scout who is selling ...