Business & Finance

November 30, 2018

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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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends.  Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Due to the success of the program in 2017, the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce will host another “Cranford Connections Over Coffee” breakfast on Thursday. The breakfast will feature Jon Best of Winner’s Edge Business Coaching, LLC as moderator and business advisor, according to ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – The heart and pulse of Cranford is found in its downtown, where shops, restaurants and community spaces intermingle. Gabe Bailer, the new Downtown Director of Cranford, would agree. Bailer previously worked as a project manager for a developer, a municipal planning consultant and ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford’s District Management Corporation presented its strategic plan in a public meeting last week at the Cranford Community Center. For those who could not attend, the full presentation is available now on TV 35. The presentation, led by DMC Chairman Anthony Durante, proposed ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The warm weather is, hopefully, just around the corner and, according to Edison Heating and Cooling owner Mike Iarrapino, now is the time to ensure that air condition units are working efficiently.   “People who have systems over 15 years old should consider replacing them ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Mayor Rich Huber and Township Committeeman Chris Capodice joined State Senator Tom Kean and Sky Zone officials to “cut the ribbon” for their official opening on Saturday, Feb. 24. After officially signing in, guests were allowed free rein of the facility. The 35,000 square foot ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Longtime Springfield residents Mr. and Mrs. Sailesh Patel of Hillside Avenue were approved for a drive through Dunkin Donuts at 30 Route 22 in Springfield. They are doing business as Soni Realty LLC.  The site currently has an abandoned Checkers' restaurant on the property.

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Kleespies, Horwitz & Associates, LLC is currently accepting appointments for personal and corporate 2015 tax returns.   Don't take chances with do-it-yourself tax programs or pop-up tax-preparers.   Our years of experience will ensure your tax return is thorough, accurate, and tailored to ...

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CLARK, NJ - Kleespies, Horwitz & Associates, LLC is accepting appointments for personal and corporate 2017 tax returns.   Don't take chances with do-it-yourself tax programs or pop-up tax-preparers.   Our years of experience will ensure your tax return is thorough, accurate, and tailored to ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Mayor Thomas Hannen, Jr. will be the guest speaker at the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce second networking event of the year. Hannen's discussion will include an overview of the township's projects and developments for 2018, according to press release from the CACC. "It is ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – The Downtown Management Corporation (DMC) Board will present its draft of the strategic plan for Cranford’s downtown business district next week. Public discussion is encouraged for topics including pedestrian safety, public space improvements, development, re-investment in the ...

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SURF CITY, NJ - Need a job this summer? Look no further..Shore Fire Grille again has teamed up with local businesses in the area for a special summer 2018 Job Fair event.  The Third Annual LBI Job Fair will take place Saturday, March 31.  pril 15.  Employers will be looking to hire help for the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, has served as past Chairman and now Vice Chairman, of the Trinitas Health & Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you continue to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Gallery U Boutique, an art space and boutique on South Avenue in Downtown Westfield, will relocate at the end of the summer due to ongoing parking issues, Executive Director Robert Greco said. Gallery U is an extension of Universal Institute, a rehabilitation facility that ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.  This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto ...

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LINDEN, NJ –  Mayor Derek Armstead announced employment assistance to 187 employees laid off today from Linden Sam’s Club, 1900 E. Linden Avenue, Linden, NJ.  “It is with great saddest that we are losing one of our box clubs in the area as well as the displacement of so many employees,” said ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Joe Battiato and Charlie Cacici are on a mission to save the rain forests and improve the lives of people living in developing nations.  Cacici, a Westfield resident, founded Global Ecology Corp. in 2012 with Battiato, who lives in Woodbridge. Both men are 63 and have spent 35 ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford Township announced on its website that it is accepting pre-payments of 2018 property taxes. The announcement reads: Pre-paid taxes postmarked by 12/30/2017 will be deemed as paid in 2017. The recently-adopted federal tax plan includes a combined $10,000 deduction ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Children’s Place in Downtown Westfield is closing on Jan. 27, according to an email sent to customers Thursday. In that email, the children’s clothing store company said it is offering 50 percent off every item in the store. The Children’s Place did not return a request for ...

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