Business & Finance

January 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will visit another of Somerset County’s important and influential locations when they host Somerset County’s “Networking Night” at the Steeplechase Cancer Center on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The Steeplechase Cancer Center is ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee (ELC) will host New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19) at a luncheon Friday, January 25 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Coughlin will discuss his priorities in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Natalie Pinero, former public information officer for Union Township and director of Legislative Research and Constituent Outreach for Union County will be hired as the new executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance at Monday night's reorganization meeting. She is ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - There are any number of ancient and modern-day variations of "If you build it, they will come." Whether it was a conversation between Christ and Noah about building the Ark, or a disembodied voice telling an Iowa farmer to build a baseball field in the middle of a cornfield in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Everyone but the brewmeister will be working Tuesday at Village Brewing Company. Just two months away from drawing the first mug of "Somerville Red" and other craft beers brewed on the premises, the owners of what will be the largest micro-brewery in Somerset County were busy ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Edgewood Properties, the developer of the Somerville Town Center luxury apartments on West Main Street, was given preliminary and final site plan approval by the borough Planning Board Wednesday night for a second five-story building with 153 luxury units and parking garage for 521 ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a ceremonial check to Somerset County elected officials in the amount of $20,276,654.26 at the team’s annual Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec.

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TRENTON, NJ – Aiming to make New Jersey’s technology and innovation resources more readily available and easily accessible for college students, a bill creating the New Jersey Technology Innovation Portal has cleared the Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee.              “There ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Dr. Michael Johnson, co-founder of  a pharmaceutical research company and graduate of Somerville High School, has been honored for the second year in a row by Forbes for his accomplishment. Each year Forbes receives thousands of nominations for candidates wishing to be selected ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney (D-3) at a luncheon on Friday, Nov. 30 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sweeney will discuss his proposals to fix New Jersey’s ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Brittany Burton, the exuberant owner of Revive Consignment at 30 Doughty St., is just one of several dozen shop owners who contribute to the congenial atmosphere of downtown Somerville. She and fellow members of the Downtown Somerville Alliance have been busy the past several ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The BW NICE Somerset County Chapter has selected Doris “Dee” Zampella, of the E A Boniakowski Agency, Inc., as this year’s Businesswoman of the Year.   Zampella will receive this special recognition during BW NICE’s 3rd annual Red Shoe Luncheon and Fashion Show Dec. 7 at the ...

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CONGRESSMAN LEONARD LANCE (NJ-07) TO MEET WITH SOMERSET COUNTY BUSINESS COMMUNITY ELC Luncheon Scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2018   SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host New Jersey Congressman Leonard Lance (R-7th) at a luncheon Friday, Oct.

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ROSELAND, NJ – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is inviting New Jersey high school seniors and accounting majors entering their fourth or fifth year of a New Jersey-based college or university to apply for NJCPA Scholarships. Applications are open until Dec. 10, 2018, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year. The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Comic Johnny “Gemini” Lombardi, a headliner at Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino, Dangerfield’s Comedy Club and Caroline’s on Broadway will bring “The Art of Laughter” to the Oct. 16 networking and business social sponsored by the Hillsborough Business Association. Lombardi, a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership, in collaboration with Healthier Somerset, is offering a comprehensive range of free health screenings at the ”4th Annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition 2018,” on Tuesday, Oct, 30 from 3-6 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave., ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Weather permitting, Thursday’s 6 p.m. ground breaking ceremony for the 220,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor APEX Sports Complex will feature the requisite ceremonial shovels, hard hats and smiling politicians, but next week it gets real. APEX owner Gregg Wilke expects heavy ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership will host a networking breakfast and forum on "Medical Marijuana & Opioids: The Impact in New Jersey"on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Steeplechase Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, 30 Rehill ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More details were provided to the Bridgewater planning board on the proposed New Jersey Center of Excellence, with a focus on traffic improvements planned for Route 202/206. In early 2016, the township council approved an ordinance, on recommendation of the planning board, for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  -The Planning Board Wednesday night rejected a builder’s request for an amended site plan that would eliminate an underground parking garage beneath a planned five-story apartment building and move 24 of the tenants’ parking spots across the street to a property he recently ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - An unanticipated groundwater source has undermined developer Robert Weiss’ plans for an underground parking garage at the planned Davenport Apartments, forcing him to go with Plan B, which hadn’t existed until it was necessitated by the invasive underground spring. The spring ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Those who know Rick St. Pierre, owner of Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro, and those who work with him on the board of the Downtown Somerville Alliance, would not have been surprised Friday afternoon to see him walking up and down Main Street handing out postcards advertising ...

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    SOMERVILLE, NJ - Beth Anne Macdonald, hired in 2012 to oversee the redevelopment of the borough’s burgeoning Main Street retail and restaurant district, has resigned as executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance. She begins work Sept. 4 as the Economic Development Director ...

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    SOMERVILLE, NJ - Beth Anne Macdonald, hired in 2012 to oversee the redevelopment of the borough’s burgeoning Main Street retail and restaurant district, has resigned as executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance. She begins work Sept. 4 as the Economic Development Director ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione at a luncheon Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 where he will speak about business attraction and retnetion initiatives with business leaders.   The luncheon meeting ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Continuing the initiative to build a stronger connection between the Somerset County business community and New Jersey’s education community, the Somerset County Business Partnership will host a workshop to address the connection between business and high school graduates on ...

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  BELLE MEAD, NJ – Donald J. Parker, CEO and president of Carrier Clinic, accepted the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s “Good Neighbor Award” at the 58th annual competition luncheon held on July 17 at the New Jersey State Aquarium in Camden. The annual Good Neighbor awards ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -Business Advocate David Kois had the opportunity to sit down with Brian Riberio, the featured speaker at the upcoming Hillsborough Business Association Networking Event and Business Social. The workshop titled "How to Market Your Business" will be held on Tuesday, July 31 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Continuing the initiative to build a stronger connection throughout the Somerset County business community, the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has partnered with the Hillsborough Business Association and the Hillsborough Economic & Business Development Commission ...

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