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Scotch Plains Farmers Market to Open 2018 Season on Sat, May 12

April 20, 2018

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 organizers Jeff Stein and Lisa Mohn of the Scotch Plains Business + ...

Readying for Spring with Grille-nola at the Fanwood Grille

FANWOOD, NJ -- While spring snows seem to now be over, eventually warm weather will take over on a permanent basis, and the Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave., Fanwood) is ready for the change of seasons.

This week, the eatery reintroduced its yogurt parfaits with fresh berries that proved so popular last summer. However, a new twist for 2018 is the addition of homemade granola ...

Fanwood Business Owner Named Business Leader of the Year by Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce

FANWOOD, NEW JERSEY -- Ron Shovlin, owner of the Shovlin Mattress Factory in Fanwood, is being honored as “Business Leader of the Year” during the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s 70th Anniversary Gala at the Primavera Regency in Stirling on Thursday, April 19. This family owned business, located at 35 South St. in Fanwood, doubles as a 2,000 sq. ft. showroom and a ...

Monk's Home Improvement Opens in Downtown Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood welcomed Monk's Home Improvements and Design Studio to downtown Fanwood with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration on Thursday, April 12.

Monk's is a full-service home improvement business offering solutions for bathrooms, kitchens, flooring, tile, basically everything for a renovation, large or small. Monk's is owned by Ty ...

Union Catholic's 4th Annual Business Networking Luncheon Scheduled for April 24

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic High School will host its fourth annual Business Networking Luncheon on Tuesday, April 24, at the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains. The program will feature a panel discussion and will be moderated by Joe Connolly, a WCBS Newsradio 880 Business Reporter.

Here is a look at each of the three panelists who are scheduled to be part of this great ...

Scotch Plains Redevelopment Committee Meeting Tonight

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 11, at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Council Chambers. 

The meeting will include an update on affordable housing and the redevelopment plan process, including use, density, height, and parking issues.

Subcommittees will report on redevelopment plans, public properties, business/landlord ...

Summer Life Guard Job Opportunity in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Union County’s Ulrich Pool provides our youth and adult summer job seekers with an opportunity to enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air all summer long while sharpening valuable life skills including leadership, ...

Fanwood Redevelopment Update for April 2018

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffery updated Mayor Colleen Mahr and the Borough Council on Monday, April 2, regarding the latest progress in the revitalization of downtown.

Station Square at Fanwood
Landmark (developer) has received the first building permit application for Building 1 (units 101-108). Framing has begun along Second ...

Customers of Westfield Lord & Taylor May Be Affected by Data Breach

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 (HBC) announced Sunday.

A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the Westfield location were affected, as the data breach is still under investigation.

Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce to Honor Business Owners at 70th Anniversary Celebration

WESTFIELD, NJ -- The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) will honor several local business owners April 19 at its 70th Anniversary Gala.

The Business Leader of the Year Award will go to Ron Shovlin of Shovlin Mattress Factory in Fanwood, a family-owned business that competes with national bedding brands. Several years ago, Shovlin moved its state-of-the-art factory from Garwood ...

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“ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County Available in Fanwood on April 25

March 30, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Residents seeking information about services for senior adults age 60 and up can visit ASK, the Union County Aging Service Kiosk at six locations in April for one-on-one guidance with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection.

“The ASK program helps improve access to information about ...