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Hillsborough Rotary Fair: Fun Place to Do Business

April 16, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Hillsborough will provide local businesses multiple opportunities to showcase their services and connect directly with customers at its 11th annual Rotary Fair, scheduled this year for Aug. 14–19.

More than 15,000 people from Hillsborough and surrounding communities are expected to visit the weeklong family event held at the Hillsborough Promenade, ...

Hillsborough Business Association Hosts Spring Social Event

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ- The Economic and Business Development Commission will host an evening of networking at The Landing, 311 Amwell Road, Thursday, April 19 from 6-8 p.m.

The event is designed to help local  businessmen and women  exchange business cards, build connections, increase visibility and develop relations to help grow their business.

There will be a presentation on the ...

Somerville: Stickley Furniture Will Open at Former Lloyd’s Furniture Store on Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The venerable Lloyd’s furniture store, an institution on Main Street for nearly 70 years, has been sold to the Stickley Furniture Company, a national retailer with a rich history that plans to continue Lloyd’s proud tradition of selling high-quality furniture to a discerning clientele.

Stickley becomes the first major national retailer to open a store in downtown ...

PSE&G President Speaks on Future of Energy in New Jersey

RARITAN, NJ - Dave Daly, president and CEO at PSE&G, will speak on the future of energy in New Jersey at the Friday, March 16 Public Policy Luncheon sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership in collaboration with the Somerset County Energy Council. 

The luncheon begins at noon at Raritan Valley Country Club, 747 State Route 28.

Daly will discuss how the business ...

Kalafer Talks Business and Sharing Success with Those Who Make It Happen

FLEMINGTON, NJ – He had just returned from Florida and was on his way to a funeral. But Steve Kalafer made time Tuesday afternoon for a free-wheeling, two-way conversation with local business leaders.

Kalafer, the founder and chairman of the Flemington Car & Truck Country and the founding chairman of the Somerset Patriots baseball team – along with a string of other notable ...

Workshop Examines Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

 

BEDMINSTER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership and The Center for Contemporary Art will host a “Business Builders Breakfast” and workshop focused on sexual harassment in the workplace on Tuesday, Feb. 27 beginning at 8 a.m. at The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills Road.

The 90-minute event, “Sexual Harassment & Rules of the Modern ...

Big Little Railroad Shop in Somerville Runs Out of Steam; Store Closing

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Big Little Railroad Shop, an iconic retail store for 27 years and a fixture on Main Street most of those years has run out of steam.

The hobby shop for serious model railroaders, which first opened in 1991, is selling out its inventory at reduced prices, and will close its doors at 63 W. Main St. for the final time on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Owner Jen Lush and her ...

SCBP Selects Somerset County's Outstanding Citizen

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has selected Alina V. Klein, vice president and senior consultant for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Bedminster as the 68th Somerset County Outstanding Citizen.

The Outstanding Citizen award recognizes a single person for their community and professional activities that have contributed to making Somerset County a special ...

NJBIA CEO Comes to Somerville to Talk Business

SOMERVILLE,  NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Michele Siekerka, president of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association at a luncheon Friday, Feb. 23 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. where she will discuss the  NJBIA blueprint to make New Jersey more affordable and competitive and her expectations ...

Walmart to Close Readington Store

READINGTON, NJ – Walmart plans to close its store on Route 22 here, a decision that follows “a careful and thoughtful review process,” said company spokesperson Phillip Keene.

The Route 22 store opened 14 years ago and the closing is “in no way a reflection” of its employees’ “hard work and customer service.”

The decision was based on a number ...

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