Business & Finance

December 16, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Vitor Silva is making everything old new again.  The owner of Built by Me, an interactive workspace for young learners featuring after-school and school break programs, thinks that kids learn by doing, that effort (and sometimes even failure) brings success, and that pride ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - Economic development and job creation requires the combined efforts of government, business, and education, state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin told private business leaders and elected officials today at the Middlesex County Business Summit. "If business and education and ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ - Bella Vista Country Club Marlboro, NJ MONDAY OCTOBER 1, 2018 10:30 am This year, Family First Funding LLC is honored to host a day and night on the golf course to raise money for Make-A-Wish® New Jersey. nj.wish.org Wishes are more than just a nice thing... A wish experience can ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Dan Pinter, General Manager of Jersey Fine Wines at the intersection of Route 18 South and Racetrack Road, knows his business.  He is glad to offer the best prices in East Brunswick on beers and wines, an impressive amount of choices, and a wide variety of all sorts of adult ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over 50 local, regional, and national developers, engineers and architects attended a meeting held by Mayor Brad Cohen and the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency on Wednesday morning at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center for a question and answer session about two ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild. At ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —On Monday, August 13, 2018, the Township of East Brunswick formally posted notice of their search for redevelopers to improve and repurpose the blighted 18 Center Shopping Center, the outdated Loehmann's Plaza, and the surrounding areas. These areas represent some of the best ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - RWJBarnabas Health system will take over management of Middlesex County's two long-term care and nursing facilities, county and hospital officials announced today. Currently the Middlesex County Improvement Authority manages the county's Roosevelt care centers in Edison and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - Abandoned properties in urban areas cause a range of problems, from fostering criminal activity to creating public health hazard and generally diminishing the quality of life. That is from the opening statement of an ordinance that the city council passed in 2016 calling for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough officials, along with several government and private sector partners,  have been recognized by NJ Future for their combined roles in the borough’s ongoing downtown makeover. Partners honored for “Somerville – Smart Growth in Action” were the Borough of Somerville, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A development company has pulled its plans to build a 67-unit luxury apartment complex on a vacant lot on Neilson Street that would have covered the property and exceed city height limitations. The Community Builders, a Boston-based company doing building as Stirlingside ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Albert Perri was discharged from the U.S. Army almost 50 years ago - after, according to family lore, a chance meeting with singer Elvis Presley while Perri was stationed in Germany - he began working in the heating and air conditioning industry. In 1971, Perri elected ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Ask most people about last winter and the likely answer would be a recollection of late season storms, but the mild February and short-lasting March storms were good for construction work. “We had a good winter,” said Christopher Paladino, executive director of the New Brunswick ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Mayor Brad Cohen and East Brunswick Board of Education member Liwu Hong will be joining Marlboro representatives Terry Lau and Connie Mo as part of a delegation from Central New Jersey visiting the People's Republic of China. The group was invited to meet representatives from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - A development company affiliated with two apartment complexes near Neilson Street is now seeking approval for 67-unit, six story apartment building for a vacant lot on the Street that would cover the entire lot and would exceed the four-story limit permitted in the zone. The ...

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EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community. Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK - After two years of renovations, Walmart on Tuesday celebrated that opening of its expanded Supercenter store. The now 190,000 square-foot store on Route 1 will be open 24 hours a day. It features a garden center, pharmacy, photo center, vision and glasses center and a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - More than 200 representatives of business, industry and academia mixed with staff and students of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools at the district’s annual Advisory Committee Appreciation Dinner. The April 26 event, held on the MCVTS Piscataway Campus, was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Gov. Phil Murphy has announced that the U.S. Department of Treasury has approved New Brunswick as one of 169 recommended designations for Opportunity Zones throughout the Garden State. The Opportunity Zone Program is designed to drive long-term capital investments into low-income ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Get ready because this ain't your old man's Chamber of Commerce!  The East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at the accounting offices of Wilkin and Guttenplan, located at 1200 Tices Lane, from 5:30 to 7:30 on Wednesday, April 25.  The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - I am pleased to report that based on the Township Council budget sessions, conversations with the public and major efforts by my administrative staff- the 2018 Municipal Property tax levy will be the same as 2017. Yes, that is correct, the tax levy for the Municipal Budget will ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of job seekers came out to meet more than 80 employers for Assemblyman Joe Danielsen's (D-17 Middlesex/Somerset) 4th Annual Job Fair at the Imperia Wednesday afternoon.  There were two parts to the fair, in the early afternoon hours job seekers had the opportunity to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Thousands of ShopRite associates across six states banded together last September in a friendly competition sponsored by ShopRite and General Mills, the annual ShopRite Partners In Caring Cheerios Contest.  This year, the contest raised $1.5 million to fight hunger.  Local ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald Rios, Freeholder Kenneth Armwood and Freeholder Charles Kenny will be the featured guests tomorrow at “Make It & Move It Middlesex,” a four-part economic development series hosted by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick used to be the home of Meyer's toy store, an almost idyllic wonderland of all sorts of Barbies, parts for swimming pools, and clanging model trains until it closed in 2002.  Kay-Bee toy store was a popular stop at the Brunswick Square Mall until 2009, with a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ ─ The East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce (EBRCC) is pleased to host “Resilient Leadership,” a professional development seminar with networking featuring community leader and presenter Tracy Fink.  Tracy (as she prefers to be called), is the Director of the Executive ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick residents who seldom venture out of the baseball-basketball-football-lacrosse departments at Dick's on Route 18 South, the supply of guns available in "The Lodge" section is probably not in their sights.  It's there, though, with a large display of long guns for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -The owners of an East Brunswick hotel are suing to halt the construction of another such establishment a few miles away in New Brunswick. Shan & Dylan LLC, who own a Comfort Suites just off Route 18, filed suit in an effort to press the New Brunswick Planning Board to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - ShopRite of Spotswood shoppers have endured months of shopping around the 60,000 square foot store, wondering where favorite snacks, drinks, cereal and more were currently being housed. They've dodged construction and needed to ask where certain items could be found, but like true ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Six New Jersey-based health care systems, including St. Peter's Healthcare System -- parent corporation of New Brunswick's St. Peter's Hospital -- have  formed a consortium designed to reduce costs, expand access and enhance care for their employees. Atlantic Health System, ...

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