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Carmel’s Mortgage Tax Revenue Hits Eight-Year High

January 19, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— For the first time in eight years, mortgage tax revenue—an important source of revenue for municipalities when preparing budgets—has climbed past the million-dollar mark in the town of Carmel, according to comptroller Mary Ann Maxwell.

Figures released by Maxwell show that 2016 mortgage tax revenues in Carmel topped out at $1,012,000, more than $300,000 above ...

Stone House in Somers Sold for Private Use

SOMERS, N.Y. - Stone House Farm, the historic Route 202 property proposed last year as a venue for special events, will remain a private residence.

The 30-acre site, including the Stone House itself and accessory buildings, sold earlier this month for $995,000, reportedly to a North Salem couple who will call the Greek Revival structure home.

Last June, a Cross River couple, Dane Atkinson ...

Former Quarterdeck Inn Site Set To Transform Into 105 Room Hotel LBI

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The owner and developer of two distinctive properties in Stafford and LBI plans to erect a 105 room Victorian style hotel at the former site of the Quarter Deck Inn at the entrance to Long Beach Island in Ship Bottom.   The plans were approved a few years ago for the large hotel but the owner decided to moderately renovate the Quarterdeck building and develop it into the ...

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada Honored for Service on Transportation Planning Board

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Freeholder and Elizabeth resident Angel Estrada was recognized for his ongoing service on the Board of Trustees of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the agency’s annual meeting in Newark, Jan. 9.

Estrada has been instrumental in several infrastructure projects throughout the county, including ones in his hometown. With Freeholder ...

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada Honored for Service on Transportation Planning Board

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Freeholder and Elizabeth resident Angel Estrada was recognized for his ongoing service on the Board of Trustees of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the agency’s annual meeting in Newark, Jan. 9.

Estrada has been instrumental in several infrastructure projects throughout the county, including ones in his hometown. With Freeholder ...

Union County Clerk Hosts New Jersey Notary Training

Notaries Public are invited to attend the next session of New Jersey Notary Training, an educational seminar for Notaries Public hosted by Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, together with Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Esq., who will present the legal aspects of the functions of notaries public.

Ms. Rajoppi will open the seminar and review the application process for ...

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada Honored for Service on Transportation Planning Board

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada was recognized for his ongoing service on the Board of Trustees of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the agency’s annual meeting in Newark on Monday.

“I’d like to thank the NJTPA for this recognition,” said Freeholder Estrada, who joined the NJTPA Board in 2012. “I will continue my efforts to put ...

Maplewood Planning Board's New Chair is Former Mayor Jerry Ryan

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Planning Board met on Tuesday, Jan. 10, to approve amendments to the Maplewood Avenue Post Office redevelopment plan.

The Planning Board unanimously elected previous Maplewood Mayor Jerry Ryan as chair of the board, and also appointed newcomer Edward Bolden to the role of vice chairman. 

“I nominate Ed Bolden for the vice chairman ...

Short Hills to Host NAIOP NJ Annual Meeting and Commercial Real Estate Outlook

SHORT HILLS, NJ - How will the Trump administration impact the economy and commercial real estate? Can industrial maintain its momentum? What’s on the horizon for the office, retail and multi-family markets? How will emerging tech innovations transform commercial real estate? 

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, industry leaders will share their insights and ideas for prospering in the ...

Funeral Home Parking Lot Expansion Clears Path for Luxury Apartment Building

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Easton Avenue is one step closer to another change.

The New Brunswick Planning Board approved the Boylan Funeral Home’s application to expand its parking lot last night, during the panel’s Jan. 9 meeting.

That will result in the elimination of the funeral home’s 15-space satellite parking lot across the street, enabling the development in its ...

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Christine Murphy Welcomed as Newest Sales Associate at Lois Schneider Realtor

January 19, 2017

Lois Schneider Realtor’s top producing sales team welcomes Christine Murphy, our newest sales associate. Christine started with Lois Schneider Realtor in 2013 as a licensed sales assistant to one of the company’s top producing teams. She and her husband have been residents of Summit since 2001 with their three children, all of whom attend or have graduated from Summit Public Schools.

Christine Murphy Welcomed as Newest Sales Associate at Lois Schneider Realtor

January 19, 2017

Lois Schneider Realtor’s top producing sales team welcomes Christine Murphy, our newest sales associate. Christine started with Lois Schneider Realtor in 2013 as a licensed sales assistant to one of the company’s top producing teams. She and her husband have been residents of Summit since 2001 with their three children, all of whom attend or have graduated from Summit Public Schools.