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Livingston Chamber Talks 2019 Tax Laws and More at Networking Breakfast

November 11, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA, a member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC, addressed new tax laws for 2019 and fielded questions from participants at Thursday’s Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) networking breakfast at Eppes Essen Deli & Restaurant.

LACC board member Michael McMane of Royal Alliance Associates said that ...

Livingston Council Members Attend Sunrise Rotary Tasting on Eve of Election Day

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time, Livingston Township Council members rescheduled their regular Monday evening meeting to attend the Livingston Sunrise Rotary’s 16th annual Food & Wine Tasting. The event that has grown in attendance and popularity each year was held on Election Day eve at the Westminster Hotel.

The nearly 300 people that attended, including local ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Now Scheduling Furnace, Boiler Maintenance Inspections for Livingston Customers

EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced, according to the professionals at Edison Heating and Cooling. 

“There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating ...

Incoming Businesses Bring Vacancy Rate to 4 Percent in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite recent comments from community members regarding what currently appear to be vacancies within Livingston’s business districts, the vacancy rate in Livingston has recently dropped to 4 percent with the addition of several new businesses and the expansion of others.

In fact, Beth Lippman, executive director of Livingston’s Business Improvement District ...

Award-Winning Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies Store to Open in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — ​Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies​ recently announced that it has purchased PetSector, which will be relocated from 184 S. Livingston Avenue, to 517 S. Livingston Avenue. The store will officially reopen as Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies on Friday and a weekend of grand opening festivities will be held from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4. 

Deputy Mayor Al ...

West Orange Chamber and Essex County Office of Small Business Development Team Up

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Chamber of Commerce (WOCC), in collaboration with the Essex County Office of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action, will host a lunch and learn workshop for small business owners from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange.

Attendees will hear from several speakers, including Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., ...

Mixology Clothing Company Opens its Doors in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Mixology Clothing Company, a boutique established in 2009 with the goal of offering “moderately priced designer brands for the Intermix look and shopping experience at Zara prices,” according to its website, held a grand opening celebration on Monday at its new Livingston Town Center location. Mayor Ed Meinhardt cut the commemorative red ribbon as members ...

Livingston Recognizes SAMS Owners for Decades of Dedication to Township

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of the impact that SAMS Fine Men’s Clothing has had on the Livingston community over the last several decades, members of the Livingston Township Council, many of whom shopped at SAMS as early as the 1970s, honored co-owners Jeffrey and Maurice Cohen on Monday in the wake of their retirement and the store’s closing.

The Cohen cousins, who ...

British Swim School Adds Livingston, Fairfield Locations

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ – British Swim School, which provides water safety education as an essential survival skill, has expanded further with two new pool locations in Essex County.

The new locations in Livingston and Fairfield mark the 11th and 12th New Jersey locations for the British Swim School franchise. Although both facilities were officially opened to the ...

Excel Physical Therapy to Replace 119-Year-Old SAMS Fine Men's Clothing

LIVINGSTON, NJ – During the time when men wore three-piece suits with ascot ties and women’s silhouettes were still defined by the corset, Chaim Cohen was first peddling his fashion wares by pushcart in Newark as a precursor to what is known by today’s Livingston residents as SAMS Fine Men’s Clothing. After 119 years in business, the third generation of the ...


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Saint Barnabas Medical Center Rehabilitation in the JCC to Hold Ribbon Cutting, Networking Event Nov. 1

October 18, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Saint Barnabas Medical Center Rehabilitation in The JCC MetroWest will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the facility at 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange.

The ceremony will also serve as a networking event for the West Orange Chamber of Commerce. The event is free, but advanced registration prior to Oct. 28 is recommended. To ...