Business & Finance

August 13, 2018

New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal? David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency. The Port Authority will launch the pilot test ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Municipal Utility Authority’s Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve Eric Jackson as Executive Director to succeed Daniel Mejias at its June board meeting. No stranger to Plainfield, Jackson served as Director of Public Works in two previous ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Over 40 residents turned out for the first community meeting hosted by the City of Plainfield and Community Healthcare Associates (CHA) the new owners of the former Muhlenberg Hospital site which closed earlier this month.  Glenn Domenick, VP of Development for CHA Partners and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Featured Article 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield’s Zoning Board Of Adjustment unanimously agreed Wednesday to deny conversion of a Central Avenue mansion to veterans’ housing in the Van Wyck Brooks Historic District. Opponents and supporters have followed the case through six prior ZBA hearings, and others before ...

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The Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority's Executive Director, Daniel Mejias, is no longer on the job, a spokesperson said. Mejias is now on “administrative leave,” said Darius Griffin in answer to a telephone inquiry regarding a special PMUA meeting held Monday. Mejias became director for a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Do you have a Plainfield business, but need help building a website?  Then this workshop is for you. The city of Plainfield is partnering with Google to teach you how to create a simple and easy way to find your site on the web. This free event will be held at Grant BBQ ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield YMCA Board of Directors has voted unanimously to sell its 50,000 square foot building located across from city hall as part of a strategic plan to strengthen its financial platform, and to reorganize the services that the YMCA intends to continue offering in a new ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Plainfield's Mayor Mapp: A Cultural Renaissance Ashley Davis - Lessons From My Mother Plainfield Settlement Coincides with Budget Passage Postal Letter Carrier's ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - An ordinance to restructure management of Plainfield’s Special Improvement District won final City Council approval Monday and will take effect in June. The vote was 5-1, with Councilwoman Diane Toliver voting “no” and Council President Charles McRae and members Joylette ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Joylette Mills-Ransome: My Work as a Councilwoman Bernice Paglia:  Site of Former Plainfield Businesses Up For Redevelopment Study Meet Cameron E. Cox Last ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A warm welcome was extended on Friday to Access Self Storage, an 850-unit storage facility on South Avenue.  The site was formerly owned by the city of Plainfield as a result of a municipal lien prior to being purchased by the Lackland family. The afternoon ribbon cutting ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp said Thursday a pedestrian mall at the city’s main train station would bring a “plethora of opportunities,” but merchants and landlords had questions about parking and other daily challenges. Mapp envisioned people arriving by train to go to ...

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FANWOOD,  NJ -- Ladies, on Thursday, June 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., come to the Plaza between Fanwood Crossing and Fanwood Crossing II Buildings on South Avenue in Fanwood (next to Mara's) and enjoy music, mingling and shopping to support our local merchants. The first 250 ladies to register will ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Plainfield tract that held two longtime businesses may be studied for new uses if the City Council agrees at Monday’s agenda-fixing session. The meeting is 7:30 p.m. in Municipal Court, 325 Watchung Ave. Items moved to the agenda will be up for a vote at the regular meeting, 8 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Farmers Market will launch its 2018 season on Saturday, May 12 at the Municipal Building parking lot in downtown Scotch Plains. "Our popular open-air market happens to be celebrating its 26th year, and promises to be one of the best again in the area," said ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A letter from Carlos N. Sanchez, Plainfield's City Administrator, arrived in the mail on Tuesday, alerting residents to the fact that the city council has adopted an ordinance requiring landscapers doing business in town to be licensed.  It was passed, the letter noted, to help ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events. MONDAY Design Your Own T-Shirt, Part I, at 4 p.m. in the computer lab at Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave. Baseball:  4 p.m. away game at ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Eliana Pintor Marin, Raj Mukherji and Reed Gusciora to reinstate until Dec. 31, 2023 each urban enterprise zone that has expired, and require a report on the effectiveness of the program, was approved Thursday by the Assembly, and will head ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - After months of hearings by ​Plainfield's Historic Preservation Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment, plans for a veterans’ home in the Van Wyck Brooks Historic District go back to the Zoning Board tonight (April 11). The meeting is 7 p.m. in City Hall Library, 515 Watchung ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Plainfield PAAAS Teacher Arrested Plainfield Public Schools' Interim Superintendent Statement Regarding Arrest of Teacher New Jersey State Bicycle Championships ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - An ordinance to restructure Plainfield’s Special Improvement District will be up for first passage on April 9, over objections from the current SID board president. The SID, which includes the downtown and a section of South Avenue, is presently governed by a board of directors, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the ...

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