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Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Discuss Service Needs for Union County

September 18, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ-A public meeting will be held on Monday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the O’Donnell-Dempsey Senior Center, 622 Salem Avenue in Elizabeth. Caregivers and seniors are invited to attend, participate and express their views on the service needs of seniors.

“This public hearing is a good opportunity for residents to request services in areas such as caregiver support, ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: September 18-24

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the city to learn more about Plainfield, NJ news and events.

TUESDAY

Are you between the ages of 11-17?  Then you should stop by the Plainfield Public Library at 800 Park Avenue for the "What's Your Word?" workshop.  Discover your intent, and then create a bracelet to wear.  The ...

City of Plainfield to Hold Career Fair

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Looking for a job?  Update those resumes for the career fair that will be held in Plainfield this week!

The 2017 Career Fair, presented by Mayor Adrian O. Mapp and members of his administration, will be held at the Plainfield Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 21st from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.

For more information, call John Stewart, Jr. at 908-226-2509.

The Plainfield ...

Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Pack into the Union County Means Business Expo

ROSELLE, NJ - Business owners and entrepreneurs from all over Union County came out on Tuesday evening to the Union County Means Business Expo. 

The annual event, held this year at the new Warinanco Park Sports Center in Roselle, drew a large crowd as many organizations and business owners displayed their products and services.

Union County Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski, Linda ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Fig Tree Market, Plainfield Vision 2025, Alexis Morrast with NJ Jazz Society, and More

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Plainfield Public Library Awarded with Union County Library Grant

City of Plainfield Shares Safety Tips for Back-to-School

Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment at E-cycling Event in New Providence, September 16

Union County’s Free Mobile ...

Plainfield: Fig Tree Market to Open on South Avenue

PLAINFIELD, NJ - In the months since it closed, residents from Plainfield and surrounding communities have missed the convenience of shopping at the year-round farmer's market that was located on South Avenue near Leland.

But now, the market is undergoing a transformation, led by Owner David Oh, who is planning a soft opening for the Fig Tree Market the first week in October.  A grand ...

Ceremony for Plainfield's Quin Sleepy Hollow Development Draws Crowd, Builds Excitement

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The groundbreaking celebration for Quin Sleepy Hollow, the $50 million residential development on South Avenue in Plainfield, took place on Saturday morning.  JMF Properties President Joseph Forgione, Vice President Kevin Codey, Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, and close to one hundred people were in attendance.

The program began with opening remarks by Carlos ...

Scotch Plains Gets a New Soul Spot

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains has added a little bit of Soul to its downtown as Mayor Al Smith officially welcomed the township's newest eatery, The Family Soul Spot, on Friday, August 25.

Owner Sandra Williamson came up with the idea for opening the restaurant after losing her job as a legal assistant during the recession in 2009.

"I got fired and went home crying. I ...

City of Plainfield, JMF Properties to Break Ground on South Ave’s Quin Sleepy Hollow Development

PLAINFIELD, NJ - This Saturday, JMF Properties and the City of Plainfield will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:00 a.m. for the $50 million Quin Sleepy Hollow residential development located at 1400 South Avenue.  The completion date is expected to be in 2018/2019.

Here's a look at how this all came about, thanks to Plaintalker II:

Planners Hear South Avenue Proposal
South ...

Credit Repair Workshop at Plainfield's Visions of God Family Worship Church

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield residents can learn how to rebuild, repair and improve their credit at a workshop at Visions of God Family Worship Church this week.

An August 2017 report from the Federal Reserve shows Americans had $1.021 trillion in outstanding revolving credit in June of this year.  And the APR for new card offers has reached an all time high of 16.13%, according to the ...

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Union County Business Owners Invited to “Lunch & Learn” with Chieh Huang of Boxed

September 15, 2017

Insights from one of the country’s top entrepreneurs are on the menu at the upcoming Lunch & Learn event on October 4, featuring Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang. Business owners and managers in Union County are invited to attend the session, sponsored through the Freeholder Board’s Union County Means Business initiative in support of local businesses.

Pre-registration is ...