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Business & Finance

May 14, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ - This week Bernie interiews Meliza Veneracian-Fule and Joseph Fule, owners of Labo Refillery about their new-to-Cranford business concept. Patrons can bring their own bottles and refill household products such as hand soap, dish soap, and laundry detergent, The shop aims to ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - This week Bernie sits down with a woman of many hats, Lisa Carbone.  Carbone is a mom to two daughters, owns two construction businesses, Timber Ridge Construction and Loft Homes, with her husband Anthony, a new real estate agent and is the vice president of the Cranford Board of ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - A new smile will grace Hickory & Hill General Store.  Stephanie Kanaval, a Cranford resident and mom of two, has recently bought the local retail shop. "From the moment Kelli opened Hickory and Hill in 2020 I have been in love with the concept and design she created," Kanaval ...

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CLARK, NJ - As of June 19, the familiar smell of the in-house café will disappear from the Clark landscape along with a home away from home for some book lovers.  According to staff, the Barnes and Noble on Central Avenue is closing permanently after their almost two-and-a-half-decade ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - With Earth week fresh in consumers' minds, a new store in Cranford has a way to shop locally and sustainably. On April 22, Earth Day, Meliza Veneracian-Fule and Joseph Fule opened LABO Refillery on Walnut Avenue. The purpose, said Meliza and Joseph, is to provide high-quality ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Warm weather is returning, but will the parklets that dotted the streets of downtown Cranford also return? Residents and business owners weighed in at the Township Committee Workshop meeting on Monday.  Parklets are outdoor dining spaces or small public gathering areas. These ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - This week Bernie chats with Danny Ghanime, owner of Brighton Air Corp. about the importance of trade schools.  After attending Union County College for a short amount of time, Ghanime found that college wasn't for him. He began working in a neighbor's heating, ventilation, and air ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The United States has just closed out Women's History month, but here in Cranford our township history (not to mention the present) is closely linked to some strong women. One such woman, Fannie E. Bates, was once known as "The Mother of Cranford." Through her civic engagement, ...

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Brandon Boffard, principal of Iron Ore Properties, did not grow up in Cranford, but the blue and gold is woven into his earliest childhood memories. His father, Dr. Daryl Boffard, opened Cranford OB-GYN & Infertility Group on South Avenue in 1995. When he was younger, the 34-year-old real ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the freezing temperatures upon us, Edison Heating and Cooling advises home and business owners that it is important to ensure heating systems are up and running properly.  “Ensuring that your home is airtight and that your heating system is running properly and ...

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CRANFORD - Kick Glass Art Studio, located at 536 South Avenue East in Cranford, announced on Monday it has closed its doors. Owner Donna Slevin opened Kick Glass in March of 2017.  The art studio was a unique, creative glass art space. Slevin's love for glass began while sitting in church ...

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CRANFORD - Despite receiving a violation, plywood signs with messages of "danger" and "don't walk in front" remain on the facade of 24 South Avenue West, the EF Britten & Co building. According to Cranford Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty, a violation was issued by certified mail, regular mail ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Flooded by calls from Scotch Plains self-storage customers from Westfield and other towns in his district who have been denied access to their personal belongings following Hurricane Ida, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is planning to introduce legislation to protect their ...

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CRANFORD - Red Crab - Juicy Seafood has officially opened in the former Pairings Palate+Plate location, 10 Walnut Avenue.  Red Crab - Juicy Seafood offers a wide variety of seafood in a casual setting. The franchise has locations in 16 states, and the Cranford location becomes the second in New ...

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CRANFORD - After a 13-year run in Cranford, the Kilkenny House Restaurant & Pub has announced its permanent closure.  "To all our loyal customers! The Hurricane Women coupled with the pandemic forced our doors to close many a time and The Kilkenny House has done soul searching and has ...

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CRANFORD - Universal Pictures is scheduled to film scenes for the upcoming movie “Bros” in Downtown Cranford on Wednesday and Thursday. The filming is scheduled to take place on Alden Street between North Union Avenue and Miln Street from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on both days. According to the Cranford ...

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​Union County Commissioner Board recognizes the contributions of small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. CRANFORD - The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced that more than 100 businesses in all 21 municipalities have been nominated for recognition in the Union County ...

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EDISON, NJ –  Edison Heating and Cooling offers new and existing customers the option to purchase a maintenance contract and, according to owner Mike Iarrapino, there are various benefits for routine HVAC maintenance.  "Routine check-ups and maintenance are key to ensuring your comfort systems ...

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CRANFORD - Long work hours? Traffic? Anxiety? Stress? How can we relax in our every day, contemporary life? Julia Cheng, the new owner of Nature's Salt Cave & Float Pod in Cranford, has a goal to help you relieve pain, heal faster, relax, de-stress, improve sleep, and have fun with a full ...

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