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Downtown PNC Bank celebrates its new location

July 12, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - PNC Bank previously located at the corner of 2nd and Park Ave, celebrated its new location at 211 W Front Street with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new state of the art branch offers a modern open concept design, differing from the more traditional bank branches and its former location with less formal teller windows and more open meeting space and interior ATM machines.

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Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here.

It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Plainfield Head Start Program Seeks Expansion Approvals

Plans to open a Head Start program in the former Plainfield Armory date back several years, but now the provider is asking Zoning Board approval to expand.

According to a legal notice, HOPES CAP Inc. wants to expand an Early Head Start School from 20 classrooms, 270 children and 76 staff members to 26 classrooms, 362 children and 95 staff members on the former Armory site at East Seventh ...

Muhlenberg honors legacy by offering commemorative items to community members

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As the new Muhlenberg project takes off and in its initial phase of development, the new owners Community Healthcare Associates (CHA) are inviting Plainfield community members and families to retrieve commemorative plaques that are currently displayed at the hospital. In a public letter issued by CHA:

Dear Valued Community Members,

As you may already be aware, our firm, ...

AAA: New Jersey average gas price down slightly; Record holiday travel week underway

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - With what is expected to be a record week for holiday travel, motorists in the Garden State are discovering that gasoline prices are down, slightly.

AAA Northeast's July 2 weekly survey of gas prices found that the average price is $2.88 in New Jersey. It is one cent less than last week, and 13 center less than a month ago when a gallon of gasoline averaged ...

Muhlenberg Hospital has been purchased by CHA

PLAINFIELD, NJ – After a long wait and numerous oppositions, the Muhlenberg Hospital sale has been completed. Earlier this month, a judge’s ruling allowed Muhlenberg Urban Renewal, LLC, an affiliate of Bloomfield-based Community Healthcare Associates (CHA), to complete its purchase of the long-shuttered Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center from JFK Health System.

According to their ...

New Board Will Manage Plainfield’s Special Improvement District

Plainfield’s June 18 City Council meeting agenda includes seven mayoral nominees to the newly-created Central Business District Advisory Board that will govern a management corporation for the Special Improvement District.

Besides reflecting Plainfield’s well-known diversity, board members span a range of professions, from dentist to developer, plus favorite food ...

Plainfield YMCA Building to be Sold at Public Auction on August 1

Union County, NJ . - AuctionAdvisors announced that it has been engaged by the Plainfield YMCA’s Board of Directors to commence an accelerated marketing campaign, which will culminate in the public auction sale of the YMCA’s building located at 518 Watchung Avenue, in downtown Plainfield, New Jersey.

Since 1923 the Plainfield YMCA has called this building home, but like so many ...

Zoning Board Denies Plainfield Slaughterhouse Plan

A Plainfield business owner’s wish to use his basement for slaughter of chickens, pigs, sheep and goats was denied Wednesday by the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Owner Vadrajan Naicken, who formerly operated a liquor store at the site on West Front Street near Clinton Avenue, appeared before the board with attorney Walter Abrams, planner Richard Lapinski and prospective employee ...

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New Jersey Launches NJ ABLE Accounts to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Expenses

June 24, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Monday announced the launch of a major new program to help individuals with disabilities become more independent and better thrive in their communities.  

With the newly launched NJ ABLE program, individuals with disabilities can save tax-free for eligible expenses such as education, housing and ...