Business & Finance

August 19, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ – More than 75 local business owners, entrepreneurs and senior managers of some of the largest corporations around Millburn, Livingston, Maplewood, North Essex, South Orange and West Orange attended a networking event at the Benihana restaurant in Short Hills on Tuesday when the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston achieved Magnet recognition this month as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. According to SBMC, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dr. Andy Anderson has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest health care system in New Jersey, and Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. In his new role, Dr. Anderson oversees the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marketsmith Inc. (MSI), the only woman-owned-and-operated advertising and Martech agency of its kind, has promoted Livingston resident David Le to senior media operations specialist. Le has previously served MSI, a company built on the belief that technology and humanity are ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law earlier this month granting amnesty to anyone behind on taxes owed between Feb. 1, 2009 and Sept. 1, 2017—as long as the individual is not under criminal investigation—Sobel & Co. member Ken Bagner, CPA, MST, shed light on the pros and cons ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Regal Bank recently promoted Zoraida Duran and Albert G. Salas to assistant treasurer and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) administrator at the Livingston office and assistant vice president and branch manager in Florham Park, respectively. According to Regal Bank, a full-service ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Concern about the increased use of electronic cigarettes and other vapor products was among the reasons why the Livingston Township Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting “vape shops,” or any establishment that primarily sells “electronic devices, liquid nicotine or vapor ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently honored as one of New Jersey’s "Champions of Good Works" by Commerce magazine and Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ). The Livingston-based accounting firm, was selected for its 2017 "Food Drive" initiative, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When Steven and Georgia Solotoff purchased a PIP franchise in 1990, they looked forward to building a great business and maybe selling it one day. But they never dreamed that some two decades later, their daughter Jodi would be the one to buy it. After all, most ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Have a story you think your neighbors would enjoy? Want to reach thousands of eyes with news about your organization, an upcoming event or recent event—or even comment on the latest news in your town through a guest column or letter to the editor? We want to hear from you! Help ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Two wellness amenities, including 70fit and Junction Bodyworks personal training studio, celebrated their grand openings at 70 South Orange Avenue this week, giving the tenants and employees of the Eastman Companies-owned complex as well as the public the opportunity to keep their ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A proposed ordinance amending the current zoning to prohibit “vape” shops and other such establishments from opening within Livingston’s business districts was unanimously passed on a first reading on Monday by the Livingston Township Council after hearing concerns from residents ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local young professionals from a range of industries gained insight on how to stay focused on pursuing their dreams through a presentation from Livingston resident Mindy Scheier, founder of Runway of Dreams, at Sobel & Co. LLC’s quarterly Young Professional Women’s ...

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Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter Hosts New Office Reception to Mark June’s Brain Health Awareness Month FLORHAM PARK, NJ — A full day of events promoting brain health awareness culminated in a ceremonial ribbon cutting and grand reopening reception at the new headquarters of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Marking the official grand opening of Club Pilates at The Shoppes at the Livingston Circle, Mayor Ed Meinhardt and members of the Livingston Township Council joined owners Arnold DeGarcia and Helen Angelis in cutting the ribbon at their second Club Pilates location. DeGarcia and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year at the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – The owners of Westwood’s popular Mezza Mediterranean restaurant officially opened their second location at The Shoppes at the Livingston Circle, 277 Eisenhower Parkway, with a celebratory ribbon cutting hosted by the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce and members of the township ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Both members and non-members of the Livingston, North Essex, West Orange, Millburn/Short Hills, Livingston, South Orange and Maplewood Chambers of Commerce gathered at Livingston Bagel in May for the third annual multi-chamber barbecue, hosted by the Livingston Area Chamber of ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — In order to better serve its 14 counties, from Bergen to Ocean, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) has officially relocated from Totowa to Florham Park. The centralized facility will help the organization establish an even deeper presence within the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - After 18 painstaking months, a full menu of interior upgrades and comprehensive remodeling has been completed at Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel on 68 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston. Louis Urban, the managing director of the chapel, has come full circle, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, was recently appointed chair of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the only national professional ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Community energy aggregation consultant Robert Chilton of Gabel Associates, Inc., the energy advisor selected in March to lead Livingston’s energy aggregation program, announced this week that he will have the bid results and recommendations prepared for the council to discuss and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — All generations of Livingston residents, from local youth to grandparents, supported the Livingston High School athletic department and specifically its senior athletes at the 17th annual “Taste of Livingston” Lancers on Parade Fashion Show and Tricky Tray held on Tuesday at the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Fresh-blended drinks and healthful meals have arrived in Livingston with the new Tropical Smoothie Café, officially open as of Monday at 280 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 102, in the Container Store complex between European Wax Center and Tempur-Pedic. The café features an ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC), which will host its annual awards dinner on Thursday, June 7, at 6 p.m. at the Westminster Hotel, has announced the members of the Livingston community being honored this year. Business of the Year will go to Saint Barnabas Medical ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – After seven decades in business bringing joy to kids around the country by way of its brick-and-mortar stores; the iconic, relatable Geoffrey the Giraffe mascot; and shelves stocked with every type of toy imaginable, Toys “R” Us announced that it would begin closing up shop on ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists. In ...

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LIVINGSTON, 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 (HBC) announced on Sunday. A spokesperson for HBC stated that the company cannot yet confirm whether customers at ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – After 20 years at The Mall at Short Hills, Joe’s American Bar & Grill is shutting its doors after this Saturday, March 31. Joe’s American Bar & Grill is part of the Sarkis Restaurant Group family of restaurants, founded in 1964 as Back Bay Restaurant Group in Braintree, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of corporate and government leaders as well as the mayors of several Essex County towns will come together at the eighth annual “Meet the Mayors” event at its new location, the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, on April 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., to discuss major issues ...

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