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Atlantic League Honors Patriots' Patrick McVerry as Top Exec

October 17, 2018

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 season.

McVerry oversaw the Somerset Patriots’ 20th Season at TD Bank Ballpark in 2018, where the ...

Dollar General Opens for Business in South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Dollar General has opened its doors in South Plainfield at their newest location, 138 South Plainfield Ave..  The store prides itself on providing value to customers as a general store that carries high-quality, frequently used products at a lower price than traditional grocery stores.

“We’re really excited to be open,” said Manager of the ...

Workshop Offered for Would Be Business Entrepreneurs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah's Promise, which began as a food pantry and expanded into a culinary school prepare food service workers for jobs, will now host a workshop for people planning to start their own business.

The free session will be Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the food training school, 211 Livingston Ave.

Elijah's Promise is presenting the program along with the UCEDC, ...

Commerce, Government, Education Join at Middlesex Business Summit

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - Economic development and job creation requires the combined efforts of government, business, and education, state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin told private business leaders and elected officials today at the Middlesex County Business Summit.

"If business and education and government can work together, you're going to have a terrific opportunity. The trick ...

NJ Reentry Program Expands, Helping Woman, Minorities, Veterans

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild.

At ceremonies Thursday marking the opening of the NJBuild office in New Brunswick, McGreevey said the ...

East Brunswick Launches Search for Redevelopers on Route 18 South

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —On Monday, August 13, 2018, the Township of East Brunswick formally posted notice of their search for redevelopers to improve and repurpose the blighted 18 Center Shopping Center, the outdated Loehmann's Plaza, and the surrounding areas. These areas represent some of the best untapped commercial and mixed-use potential in Central New Jersey. Less than a mile from the ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

City Mural Tells Residents Struggles, 'Dreams of Our Children'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Among the images depicted are a mother standing with her arm around her daughter's shoulder, and a father watching over his son in a toy car.

The two-story high mural painted in bright yellows, reds and blue on the side of store on Jersey Avenue is intended in part to attract people to the French Street corridor commercial area.

It is also intended to tell the ...

Somerville: Grand Opening of Stickley Audi Furniture Store Affirms Downtown Resurgence

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Grand Openings on Main Street have been the norm the past several years as the borough’s resurgence as "Somerset County’s Downtown" continues to unfold.

Complete with colored ribbon, oversized shears, grinning politicians and proud retailers, the wave of Grand Openings commemorate the new businesses, specialty stores, boutiques and restaurants that ...

Hoagland Longo Cuts Ribbon on New Office in Red Bank

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst and Doukas, which opened its first law office 41 years ago in New Brunswick, continues to grow.

The firm announced on Aug. 1 that is has moved its offices in Wall Township to a location that can better serve its growing client base, at 169 Maple Ave. in  Red Bank. The new office services clients throughout the tri-state ...

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Business and Government Leaders Honored at Food Industry’s 45th Annual “Good Government” Breakfast

October 11, 2018

TRENTON – There was no shortage of pressing topics at the Food Council Committee for Good Government’s 45th Annual “Good Government” Breakfast recently at Forsgate Country Club, as more than 200 state lawmakers and food industry leaders discussed key issues and honored industry professionals and policy makers making a huge difference for NJ consumers.

It was ...