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Rahway Mayor Giacobbe to Attend Grand Opening of First Wawa Store in Rahway; Free Coffee Offered Through July 16

July 12, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 10 a.m. Thursday. July 12, for the new Wawa store's grand opening at 280 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.

The 24-hour Wawa store will officially open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, with the grand opening ceremonies to follow. Free coffee will be offered at the store through July 16. Wally Goose, the ...

Long Vacant Supermarket Property on Westfield Avenue in Clark Under Contract

CLARK, NJ – Mayor Bonaccorso confirmed that the site of the former A&P (Foodtown) on Westfield Avenue is under contract.  The building which the mayor has referred to on numerous occasions as Clark’s eyesore has remained vacant since 2006.

In February Bonaccorso moved to have Clark’s Planning Board investigate whether the site of the former supermarket qualified as ...

Meet 'Your Personal Realtor' Jacki Venezio Hogan

CLARK, NJ - Few purchases require as large of a financial, time and emotional commitment as buying or selling a house.   Having a client feel valued, respected, appreciated and satisfied throughout the process is the most important part of any relationship to local realtor Jacki Venezio Hogan.

When it comes to buying or selling a home, Jacki is the reigning champion of being ...

Clark Chamber of Commerce Takes Strikes for Scholarships

LINDEN, NJ - The Clark Chamber of Commerce recently held a fundraising event called Strikes for Scholarships.   The evening included bowling, networking, pub grub and plenty of laughs.

Chamber members and guests took to their lanes and played to win in the friendly competition slotted to raise money for scholarships for high school seniors in Clark.  This year’s Clark ...

Vine Ripe Markets Hosts Networking Event

WESTFIELD, NJ — Vine Ripe Markets at 430 North Ave. East hosted about 50 members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce for a happy hour networking event Wednesday evening.

Attendees sampled items from the independent grocery store’s catering department, freshly made mozzarella and specialties from the meat department. NosVino, a wine and spirits shop in Downtown ...

Fate of Westfield's Lord & Taylor Unknown as Company Pledges to Close Up to 10 Locations

WESTFIELD, NJ – Lord & Taylor recently announced that it will close several its brick-and-mortar locations, including the flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. 

TAPinto Westfield reached out to Lord & Taylor’s corporate headquarters with questions about the fate of the town's freestanding Lord & Taylor department store.  

“To better ...

The Feeling Is Right: Scenes from Ladies Night in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood hosted its seventh annual Ladies Night Out, attracting a record crowd of women from as far away as Princeton for the event, held outside on Fanwood Plaza for the first time in 2018.

"Seven years ago when we started this, we did not have this beautiful public space," said Fanwood Mayor Colleen  Mahr in an interview with ...

Loyal Fans Making Final Pilgrimage to Thailand Restaurant in Clark Before Closing

CLARK, NJ – Foodies, loyal customers and locals have been making the final pilgrimage to Thailand Restaurant for one last meal and visit before they close for good.  Many are being turned away at the door.

With limited space and resources, Petey Gosinanond, the daughter of owners, Cindy and Alex Gosinanond, said they cannot keep up with the demand.  “It has been crazy in ...

Private Bus Service from Westfield to NYC Launches

WESTFIELD, NJ — Boxcar, a private bus company, just launched service from Westfield and Cranford train stations direct to Midtown and the Upper East Side of Manhattan on May 29. Their luxury buses offer amenities including reserved seating, restrooms, power outlets and free Wi-Fi. 

Though it's more expensive than New Jersey Transit, “We think this is a better way ...

Thailand Restaurant in Clark Closing Doors

CLARK, NJ – Thailand Restaurant will be closing its doors after almost two decades of serving traditional Thai fare from its Central Avenue location.

A sign greets patrons at the door as they enter indicating that the restaurant’s last day open will be Sunday June 3.  Petey Gosinanond, the daughter of owners, Cindy and Alex Gosinanond, cited her parents’ health as the ...

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