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North Essex Chamber of Commerce Hosts End-of-Year Mixer at Pig & Prince

June 20, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Members of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) gathered at Pig & Prince on Thursday, located in the historic Lackawanna Terminal, for their end of the year gathering.

Founded in 1969 as the West Essex Chapter of Commerce, it became the North Essex Chamber of Commerce in the early part of the 2000s when it added the Montclair Chamber of ...

Officials Call for Major Improvements, Changes to Newark Liberty International Airport

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, South Ward Council Member John Sharpe James, and Regional Plan Association (RPA) President Tom Wright held a press conference on Monday to discuss the association’s report calling for upgrades to the region’s airports.

The report, entitled “Upgrading to World Class: The Future of the Region’s Airports ...

Governor Signs Bill Reactivating Newark's Urban Enterprise Zone

NEWARK, NJ - Gov. Murphy Wednesday signed legislation reactivating Urban Enterprise Zones for five years in five communities across the state, including Newark.

The legislation, co-sponsored by Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin, a Democrat from Newark, allows qualifying businesses in the UEZ to charge and collect the state’s sales and use tax at one-half of the normal ...

Montclair Officials Warn of Misleading 3rd-Party Bill Payment Service

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township officials are warning residents of a 3rd party bill payment service that may mislead users into thinking they are paying directly to the Township of Montclair.

On Wednesday, Montclair Township issued a press release stating that, "Google search results for Montclair on-line bill payments may yield a website that appears to be affiliated with the Township ...

AAA: New Jersey May 7 Survey Shows Gas Price Average 50 cents Higher than 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey is $2.89 today, unchanged from last week, but 20 cents higher than a month ago and 50 cents high than May 7, 2017. The survey of prices was conducted by AAA Northeast. 

On the national scene, the survey found the current national average to be $2.81, the same as last ...

Dekalash Celebrates Grand Opening of Montclair Franchise

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Dekalash, Montclair's newest lash extension beauty bar has opened its doors located at 15 Bloomfield Avenue.

On Saturday, April 28, nearly 50 attendees gathered for the ribbon cutting of Dekalash, specializing in eyelash extensions.

Owned and operated by Nirmitee Shah and her husband Arun Vadlamani, residents of South Orange. While looking to start ...

Murphy, Oliver and Montclair Leaders Discuss $3M Revival of Main Street NJ and Neighborhood Preservation Progams

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy visited Montclair Thursday to roll-out plans to restore funding for two of the Department of Community Affairs’(DCA) neighborhood improvement programs. 

The two programs, Main Street New Jersey (MSNJ) and the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP), were designed to strengthen the economic vigor of New Jersey’s downtown ...

Essex County Mayors and Businesses Discuss State Issues at 'Meet the Mayors' Breakfast

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 addition to a panel discussion—featuring guest speakers Sheila Oliver, Lt. Governor; ...

8th Annual Meet the Mayors: to Highlight Essex County Mayors and Business Leaders, Apr. 7

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 affecting the state.

Featuring guest speakers Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, PSE&G ...

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New Pedestrian Walk Signs Posted Along Glenridge Ave.

June 13, 2018

 

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  additional signs are being placed along Glenridge Avenue thanks to a local Grant. Here’s why. The Montclair Center BID applied for a grant from America Walks for more signage downtown and the grant came through, with assistance from Partners in Health.  

Fifteen new yellow pedestrian signs have been placed in downtown Montclair by the ...