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Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Holidays, Looks Forward to 2019

December 8, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — About 100 people gathered at Shackamaxon Country Club Wednesday for the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday party, where several long-time members were honored and local business people had the opportunity to network while enjoying dinner and music.

“This is the largest event we’ve had in four years,” Executive ...

Victoria’s Secret Westfield Store to Close by January

The Westfield location is among 20 of the lingerie retailer's stores slated to close nationwide.

WESTFIELD, NJ — The lingerie retailer did not return requests for comment for this story, but it’s no longer a secret: Victoria’s Secret Westfield location is slated close.

The principal of 235 Associates LLC, owner of the building at 233 East Broad St., declined to comment ...

Nokia Bell Labs Evaluating Future of its Murray Hill Campus


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Nokia has hired a consulting group to help evaluate whether Nokia should stay at its current location.

Mayor Robert Woodruff made that information public at the Nov. 20 Township Council meeting. As a prelude to the announcement, he told the council he and Township John Bussiculo have been “paying attention to the Nokia Alcatel property,” in ...

New Providence Boutique Unveils New Name, Linda's Creative Gifts

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Linda Tribuna, of Berkeley Heights, unveiled the new name of her gift store, formerly TMC's Boutique, at a ribbon cutting ceremony in New Providence last week. As soon as Mayor Al Morgan cut the Grand Re-opening ceremonial ribbon, balloons were lifted to unveil the new name, "Linda's Creative Gifts."

Tribuna, who opened her doors in New ...

Castle Bootery Didn't ‘Lose its Lease,’ Westfield Property Owners Write

WESTFIELD, NJ — Andrew Calcagno of Flatiron Realty LLC, the new property owner of 50-52 Elm Street in Downtown Westfield — where Castle Bootery is located — said he was surprised to learn in an email announcement Friday that the 70-year-old children’s shoe store would close at the end of December.

Castle Bootery in Westfield Closing Shop After 70 ...

Castle Bootery in Westfield Closing Shop After 70 Years

WESTFIELD, NJ – A children's shoe store has lost its foothold in on Elm Street.

The Castle Bootery announced Friday it is leaving its location at 52 Elm St., after about 70 years in Downtown Westfield. The announcement said the retailer lost its lease and will be closing on Dec. 30.

Eric Graff, who has owned the shop for the last 28 of the store’s years, said he ...

Westfield’s Lord & Taylor Makes The Cut, as Others Axed

WESTFIELD, NJ – A high-end department store that earlier this year announced it would close 10 locations  will keep its store on North Avenue West, the mayor said.

Mayor Shelley Brindle told that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If the retailer had left, it would have been a significant hit to the ...

Fanwood Mayor Mahr Addresses Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options.

The conference was organized to showcase how communities can and should work across boundaries to develop partnerships that ...


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Local Wealth Advisor Completes Advanced Training from America’s IRA Experts at Ed Slott and Company, LLC

November 21, 2018

Members of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM Studied Latest Retirement Account Planning Strategies, Estate Planning Techniques and Tax Laws at Semiannual Workshop

LIBERTY CORNER, NJ – Walter Pardo, certified wealth strategist at Wealth Financial Partners completed his semiannual training with America’s IRA Experts at Ed Slott and Company, LLC in Coronado, ...