Business & Finance

March 2, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- Bruce Bergen, Chairman of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, addressed the NJ Transit Board at their public meeting on Monday, Feb. 25, and questioned why one-seat ride trains had not yet been reinstated on the rail line. Bergen, a former Union County Freeholder, also urged the NJT ...

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Sidney Blanchard, one of NJ’s most influential nonprofit change-makers, returns to his community activist roots. ELIZABETH, NJ - In the 40 years since Sid Blanchard put down his state social work career to launch Community Access Unlimited (CAU), he has secured his place as a founding father of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The lingerie retailer did not return requests for comment for this story, but it’s no longer a secret: Victoria’s Secret Westfield location is slated close. The principal of 235 Associates LLC, owner of the building at 233 East Broad St., declined to comment this week. However, ...

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CRANFORD - Step away from your computer. Put down your phone. There’s no reason to battle the traffic getting to the mall this Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate our local businesses and support them as we enter the holiday season. A number of Downtown Cranford businesses ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Andrew Calcagno of Flatiron Realty LLC, the new property owner of 50-52 Elm Street in Downtown Westfield — where Castle Bootery is located — said he was surprised to learn in an email announcement Friday that the 70-year-old children’s shoe store would close at the end ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A children's shoe store has lost its foothold in on Elm Street. The Castle Bootery announced Friday it is leaving its location at 52 Elm St., after about 70 years in Downtown Westfield. The announcement said the retailer lost its lease and will be closing on Dec. 30. Eric ...

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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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CRANFORD - The Downtown Cranford Annual Sidewalk Sale is back this year. From July 19-21, retailers will be offering special promotions, discounts, and more. Shoppers can pick up some great deals throughout the downtown. In addition, there will be FREE PARKING downtown on Saturday, July 21st. So ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Boxcar, a private bus company, will launch 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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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Raritan Valley Line commuters spent more than three hours trying to make their way home from New York City on Monday following the breakdown of a train near Union Station during rush hour. At 9:47 p.m., NJT tweeted: Raritan Valley Line westbound train service is ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Mayor Thomas Hannen, Jr. spoke about the important of working with other mayors and municipalities during a brief speech at the 29th Annual Gateway Chamber of Commerce Mayor's Dinner at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel on Thursday evening. The dinner included networking and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the ...

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