Business & Finance

November 17, 2018

CLARK, NJ - Northeast Planning Corporation  hosted the most recent Clark Chamber of Commerce meeting.   Robert Brai, a Financial Representative of the firm gave a short presentation to members about retirement planning during his spotlight. Focusing on knowledge of current and past trends and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Puleo International, a third generation family owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items is opening their doors to the public for their 14th Annual Christmas Sale. Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music ...

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CLARK, NJ – L’Oréal plans to build a new Research and Development facility on Terminal Avenue according to Clark Business Administrator John Laezza.   Laezza  revealed during a recent Chamber of Commerce meeting that Clark was competing with Berkley Heights to be the future home of this ...

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CLARK, NJ – A closing on the sale of the former site of the A&P on Westfield Avenue is set for January 2019 according to John Laezza, Clark’s Business Administrator.  This comes after Mayor Bonaccorso initiated legal proceedings toward condemnation in February and the Clark Planning Board ...

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CLARK, NJ - Are you looking for a local realtor that everyone is raving about? Someone that is knowledgeable, patient, helpful, persistent and professional?   Check out what clients have to say about Jacqueline Venezio, and see why she might just be the "Personal Realtor" you've been searching ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Credit rating agencies Moody’s and S&P recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance. Moody’s reaffirmed ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 38 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ list– the fourth year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. This recognition comes on ...

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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 TAPinto.net that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If the ...

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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 ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Emma’s Brick Oven in the heart of downtown Cranford is celebrating their one year anniversary under the management and ownership of Victor Biancamano and Andrew Galli. “It’s been a great year; we have introduced new items to the menus, renovated the space and worked to create an ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road. “We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical held its sixth annual Customer Appreciation Day on Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center. During the event, which was attended by center members as well as community residents, featured free food, no-cost flu vaccines, and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical will hold its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center.  “We care about our customers and are dedicated to ensuring that they are healthy and happy,” said Sandy Cassio who, along with ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Chamber of Commerce held their first meeting on Wednesday morning after a short summer recess.  This month's host was the Clark Library.   Members gathered for networking, introductions and presentations. Over thirty members were in attendance for the first meeting of the ...

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CLARK, NJ - After 41 years of owning O'Johnnie's, Jerry Bertekap has decided to retire.   He is looking forward to sunnier days fishing, boating and relaxing on the beaches of Florida with his wife.   Bertekap said a non-refundable deposit was accepted and his retirement and legal transfer of ...

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CLARK, NJ - When Jacki Venezio started the Clark, NJ Business Women Networking Group she aimed to bring together professional women in the community to support each other and learn from one another. In her own professional life as Your Personal Realtor, Jacki understands the value of creating ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The quiet of a tree-lined Westfield neighborhood was interrupted by singing, chanting and banging at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday as dozens of protesters marched up Standish Avenue to the home of Maria Morris, a member of Wells Fargo’s board of directors. The group — immigrant families with ...

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Every small business eventually hits a rough patch. It’s easy to get discouraged when it happens. But look at the upside: you have infrastructure in place, you have existing customers and most importantly, you have the hard-won experience of knowing what works and what doesn’t. With that in mind, ...

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CLARK, NJ - Homes are selling quickly around town these days.  When it comes to buying or selling you need a real estate firm that doesn't just adapt to change, they make it. ERA Village Green Realtors has been part of the local landscape and knows how to help clients navigate it for the best ...

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CRANFORD – After months of waiting, Hartz Mountain continued its application for 750 Walnut at Wednesday’s Planning Board meeting. James Rhatican, Vice President of Land Use and Development at Hartz Mountain, along with two witnesses, real estate broker Matt McDonough and architect Bruce ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CLARK, NJ – In the age of digital communication and computer data, adding a personal touch and knowing the name of your client goes a long way.  But being able to wave hello while coaching their child in Saturday’s soccer game makes them feel appreciated and provides a sense of community. That’s ...

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