United Way Holds Networking Breakfast for Women Leadership

March 20, 2018


United Way Women United to honor Ronnie Weyl with Women in Philanthropy Award

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – Area women business and community leaders can network and hear inspirational speaker and “Working Mother of the Year” Denice Torres talk about the power of women at the United Way Women United annual fundraiser on Friday, April 13 at the Bridgewater Marriott.

Held ...

Susan G. Komen's Annual Pink Tie Event Raises Funds, Awareness

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends. 

Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation and it blossomed into a ...

Being Prepared for Your Retirement Years, WFP Protects Clients From Being Blindsided

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - People work hard all their lives accumulating assets, but they really only understand investments at retirement, when they must start paying for their lifestyle, said Walter Pardo, in an interview in the March edition of Advisors Magazine. Pardo is a Certified Wealth Strategist and CEO of Wealth Financial Partners and WFP Tax ...

Quarry Plan Developer Seeks Reconsideration of Proposal, Files Legal Action

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - An attorney for Community Investment Properties, which previously proposed building 235 homes as well as commercial space on the defunct Millington Quarry, approached the Township Committee this week asking for another look at scaled-back version of the proposal that would reflect input that residents and ...

PSE&G President Speaks on Future of Energy in New Jersey

RARITAN, NJ - Dave Daly, president and CEO at PSE&G, will speak on the future of energy in New Jersey at the Friday, March 16 Public Policy Luncheon sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership in collaboration with the Somerset County Energy Council. 

The luncheon begins at noon at Raritan Valley Country Club, 747 State Route 28.

Daly will discuss how the business ...

Tuesday Agenda: Bernards Budget Introduction, Adoption of $1.4-million Ordinance for Roads and Other Infrastructure Projects

BERNARDS TWP. , NJ - This year's proposed Bernards Township municipal budget, which overall reduces the local municipal tax rate by a tenth of a penny, is one of the items on Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee agenda, along with final consideration of $1.42-million of already appropriated funds for long-term projects such as road projects and more.

The public portion ...

The Goddard School Breaks Ground in Long Hill Township for Late Fall 2018 Opening

STIRLING, NJ - A large crowd gathered at the Plainfield Road construction site in Stirling for the ceremonial ground breaking of The Goddard School of Long Hill on Saturday, February 17. 

Long Hill Mayor Guy  Piserchia along with councilmen, Planning Board members, Historic Preservation Committee members and local chamber members were present to welcome ...

Friends of Stop The Quarry Plan (STQP) Plan Celebration

BERNARDS TWP., NJ –  The Stop The Quarry Plan (STQP) group has reached two of its three goals and is ready to celebrate that milestone. The invitation is open to the public.

The Friends of STQP sent an event announcement to e-mail mailboxes of STQP supporters with news of the planned celebration, which will be held this Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Dead River Pub. The invitation ...

Chatham Township Committee Introduces Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Cultivation, Retail Stores in 4-1 Vote

CHATHAM, NJ - At the urging of Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter, the township committee voted, 4-1, to introduce a "use" ordinance that would ban the sale and cultivation of marijuana at its regular meeting on Thursday.

Committee member Michael Kelly cast the no vote, stating that the ordinance "seems cumbersome and unnecessary" at this time, noting that the state is ...

Whole Foods in Bridgewater to Officially Open Doors March 21

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Whole Foods Market Bridgewater, the first Somerset County location for the retailer, will officially open its doors on Chimney Rock Road March 21.

According to a release from the company, the 49,000-square-foot store will open at 9 a.m., and there will be prize giveaways, special sales and product demonstrations and samples.

"We can't wait to serve Bridgewater and ...

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LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found: Presentation at Scotch Plains Library on April 9

March 19, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- ​In today's market, a LinkedIn profile is a "must have" for any professional or job seeker, as more than 90% of companies use LinkedIn to identify or vet a candidate. But just having a profile isn't enough.

On Monday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m., the Scotch Plains Public Library welcomes back Alex Freund, "The Landing Expert," for a presentation that ...