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NJ Assembly Republicans Implore Democrats to Consider Refunds for Stranded NJ Transit Commuters

November 9, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – N.J. Transit riders have faced incessant delays and poor service over the course of the year, and that has led many to come to the same conclusion as some Republican lawmakers: commuters deserve refunds.

“New Jersey Transit needs to be held accountable,” said Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (R-Morris).  “The problems seem to be getting worse ...

Good News for Shoppers, Westfield's Lord & Taylor Makes The Cut

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 Westfield 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 ...

Pilates Design Studio Welcoming New Therapeutic Massage Therapist at November Open House

WATCHUNG, NJ – The Pilates Design Studio in Watchung will hold an open house on Saturday, Nov. 10. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the services offered at the Johnston Drive studio and meet Claudine Carrasco, the studio’s new therapeutic massage therapist. Additionally, those who pre-register will receive a complimentary 20-minute ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Now Scheduling Furnace, Boiler Maintenance Inspections

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. 

“There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling. “Now is the time to have units checked to ...

$1,000,000 Lucky Lottery Winner In Long Hill, Powerball Soars to $430,000,000


TRENTON, NJ - Are you the winner? A New Jersey Lottery ticket sold in Long Hill Township matched five of the five white balls drawn for the Wednesday, Oct. 17 drawing winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with Power Play, it would have multiplied the prize to $2,000,000. 


The $1 million winning ticket was bought at ...

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A winning lottery ticket was sold in North Plainfield  for the Friday Oct.12 lottery drawing.


The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $654 million, the second-highest Mega Millions jackpot ever, and the fourth-highest jackpot in North American history, according to a release from the lottery commission.


James Carey, New Jersey ...

Chick-fil-A Unconfirmed as Tenant for Watchung Sears Site at Route 22 and Terrill Road

WATCHUNG, NJ - Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road.

“We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new customers great food with remarkable service," said Jackie Jags, a ...

Warren, Watchung and Long Hill Men Arraigned in $4 Million Mortgage Fraud Case, US Attorney Says


TRENTON, NJ - A Warren real estate investor, a Watchung builder, and a Millington real estate settlement attorney were arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges in connection with their alleged roles in a mortgage fraud scheme using “straw buyers” to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank , U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. 

Victor Santos, ...

Greensleaves Bake Shop Opens in Green Brook

GREEN BROOK, NJ -  A new bakery opened in town and a who’s who of Green Brook and Somerset County officially cut the ribbon.

Greensleaves, is an initiative of Allies, Inc., a New Jersey nonprofit organization providing support services to children and adults with disabilities. The shop is also home to the Greensleeves Day Program, “serving adults with special needs ...

Warren Township Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Fifth Anniversary in Warren on Thursday

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its fifth anniversary at its monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday. This month’s meeting is  sponsored by Addie Del Vecchio of Raymour and Flanigan who will discussing tips for furnishing your home, choosing a right mattress, and sleeping ...


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BW NICE Somerset County Chapter Announces Businesswoman of the Year

November 3, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The BW NICE Somerset County Chapter is pleased to announce that Doris “Dee” Zampella, of the E A Boniakowski Agency, Inc., has been selected as this year’s Businesswoman of the Year.


Zampella will receive this special recognition during BW NICE’s 3rd annual Red Shoe Luncheon and Fashion Show that will take place Dec. 7 at the ...