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New YMCA Project Begins With Demolition of Berkeley Heights Community Pool

November 4, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - While last week's demolition of the Berkeley Heights Community Pool caused nostalgia and sadness to some that remember their childhood behind the walls of the 1960's entrance to the community pool -- it also marks excitement of what is to come.

The Berkeley Heights YMCA will be building a 50-meters by 25 meters new pool. There will also be two ...

Westfield’s Lord & Taylor Makes The Cut, as Others Axed

WESTFIELD, NJ – A high-end department store that earlier this year announced it would close 10 locations  will keep its store on North Avenue West, the mayor said.

Mayor Shelley Brindle told that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If the retailer had left, it would have been a significant hit to the ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Now Scheduling Furnace, Boiler Maintenance Inspections

EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced. 

“There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling. “Now is the time to have units checked to ...

Summit Speech School “Going Green”

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Summit Speech School, a non-profit organization that teaches deaf or hard of hearing children to listen and talk, has announced its New Providence facility will transition to solar power.

“As a responsible organization that works with children, our conscience guides us to make every reasonable effort to protect the health of our natural environment, and ...

Berkeley Heights Business and Civic Group Holds First Meeting

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights businesses came together for the first meeting of the newly formed Berkeley Heights Business and Civic Group. It is free to attend and will be held the first Friday of each month in the chamber room of the town hall located at 29 Park Avenue in Berkeley Heights.  

This is going to be the same old meeting as we have done the last eight ...

TAPinto Spotlight on Business Features UNWIND Yoga and Wellness Center

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto “Spotlight on Business” features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features newly opened UNWIND Yoga and Wellness Center located at 1280 Springfield Avenue ...

Local Couple Goes from Working on Wall Street to Owning Preschool: The Goddard School in Long Hill is under construction

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ — Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of The Goddard School located in Long Hill, are opening the newest Goddard School to meet the demand for early childhood education options in the growing community.

The couple spent several years working in finance on Wall Street. When they had children, they wanted to take on a new adventure as a family.

“Our children were ...

Grand Opening at Arbor Terrace Mountainside was Indeed Grand

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Grand Opening celebration of Arbor Terrace Mountainside not only met expectations, it exceeded most people's.

It drew hundreds of people – including Mayor Paul Mirabelli, members of the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, Arbor Terrace “home office” executives, and others who helped turn Arbor Terrace Mountainside from a dream into a ...

Fanwood Mayor Mahr Addresses Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options.

The conference was organized to showcase how communities can and should work across boundaries to develop partnerships that ...

Patricia and Grover Connell Honored; Neighbors Were ‘Extremely Important’

WESTFIELD, NJ — A late New Jersey industrialist and his wife who both lived to 100 have been recognized for their quiet community contributions.

Town officials on Tuesday named a small island at the entrance to Watchung Fork after Patricia and Grover Connell, president of the Connell Co., a manufacturer of rice and sugar. Grover Connell died in October. His wife, Patricia, died in ...


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NJAWBO Annual Holiday Dinner & Expo for Women Business Owners November 29 at The Bethwood in Totowa

November 15, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners (and those who would like to do business with them) to celebrate the season; network with ...