Cranford Shoppers Go Local for Small Business Saturday

November 27, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Downtown Cranford’s local merchants offered deals, promotions and treats to celebrate Small Business Saturday this weekend.

Small Business Saturday was launched by American Express in 2010 to bring more revenue to small, local stores that were affected by the recession. In Cranford, where local stores and restaurants line the streets, shoppers had the opportunity to ...

Annual Christmas Warehouse Sale Open Now through Dec. 8

CRANFORD, NJ – Looking for a low-maintenance Christmas tree?

The annual Christmas Warehouse Sale is taking place in Cranford from now through Dec. 8. The sale is open every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

According to the Warehouse, shoppers can choose from a “huge selection of artificial trees, wreaths and garlands at wholesale prices.”

Additionally, the warehouse sale ...

Hina's Salon Celebrates Grand Opening in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ – Hina’s Salon celebrated its grand opening at 124 South Avenue E. on Saturday morning with a party and ribbon cutting. The ribbon cutting was attended by numerous family members and employees of the salon.

The salon offers hair styling, facials, henna tattoos and more, but its specialty is eyebrow threading.

“Our main focus is eyebrow threading and there is ...

Cranford Works Celebrates Grand Opening

CRANFORD, NJ – Members of the Cranford business community came together to celebrate the grand opening of Cranford Works on Wednesday evening.

Cranford Works is a coworking space designed to be rented on a semi-permanent basis. The office space is located at 186 North Avenue E., minutes from the train station and the Garden State Parkway.

“I wanted to do a coworking space ...

Little Buffalo to Open Thursday in Downtown Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ – A Cranford husband and wife plan to bring the flavors of Buffalo, NY to Cranford with the grand opening of their new restaurant, Little Buffalo.

Michael and Donna Maggio grew up in Buffalo before moving to Cranford in 1995. This year, they decided to bring the tastes of home to Cranford with a menu based on several classic restaurants in western New York.

“We grew ...

The Opening Shot - Tax Reform Proposal is Finally Unveiled

BASKING RIDGE, NJ-  We share with you the alert from the Ed Slott Elite IRA Advisor Group regarding the latest news on the Tax Reform Proposal. It’s way to early to tell what will stay or what will go, but stay tuned.

It’s here! On the morning of Thursday, ...

Springfield Planning Board Meeting: Wawa Application Approved

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Two plus years of planning paid off for Wawa in their effort to build a convenience store with six gas pumps when it got approval of its application at Wednesday's Springfield Planning Board meeting. 

A key component of the approval process was Wawa’s willingness to pay for the cost of a traffic light on the corner of Cleveland Place and Morris Avenue. After ...

LongHorn Steakhouse Opens on Rt. 22 in Springfield with a “Lasso Cutting”

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - It was perfect weather for the Halloween opening of LongHorn Steakhouse. Deputy Mayor Maria Vassallo sliced through the lasso to officially open the restaurant. This western themed restaurant celebrating the beauty of the American West seats 200.  Numerous Township officials joined Township Committeewoman Geri Bujnowski and the restaurant staff including Managing Partner ...

Jaffe Communications Opens Doors in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ - Jaffe Communications, a full-service public relations, marketing and publishing firm, was launched in Cranford in April 2003.

And the township is the ideal place to return, with Jaffe Communications opening its new doors in Cranford Executive Plaza on North Avenue. Among its work, which includes such national clients as Amazon and Verizon, Jaffe ...

Plainfield's UCC Campus Growing, Seeks Greater City Identity

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Union County College branch in Plainfield is growing, Facilities Director Robert Hogan said at Thursday's Planning Board meeting where Hogan and two architects discussed a new parking lot and future plans.

Hogan said the Plainfield campus has 690 students, ten more than last year and including 20 new full-time, first-time students, while other UCC campuses are ...

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New Opportunity for Women Business Owners in Union County

December 12, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds women business owners that they may be eligible for discounted loans offered by the Union County Economic Development Corporation.

UCEDC has been named the exclusive New Jersey lending partner for discounted loans available to women-owned businesses, through a grant from the Tory Burch Foundation Capital Program. The ...