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Wawa Receives Preliminary Site Plan Approval in Plainfield for South Ave. Location

March 22, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Almost 100 residents and business owners turned out on Wednesday to voice their opposition to a proposal that was before Plainfield’s Planning Board for preliminary and final site plan approval to construct a Wawa food market that would include fueling stations. The meeting had been adjourned on March 7, and was moved to the larger venue at the high ...

Fanwood Announces 2019 Events Calendar

FANWOOD, NJ – Fanwood has released its 2019 Community Events Calendar, which includes annual favorites, including the Easter Egg Roll (April 13), Rockin’ for Autism (April 28), Memorial Day Parade (May 27), Ladies Night Out (June 6), Party in the Park (June 25), Fan Jam Music/Food Truck Fest (June 30), National Night Out (August 6), Fanny Wood Day (Sept. 15), Halloween Parade (Oct.

Watchung's Cinemark Theater Opening Soon, Shoppes at Watchung Under Construction

WATCHUNG, NJ - One more month. Cinemark Holdings has announced that the tentative grand opening of its newest movie theater, Cinemark Watchung and XD (1670 Route 22 East, Watchung) is expected to be in one month, at the start of spring break, April 19.

Chick-Fil-A, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, Ulta Beauty, Sierra Trading Post, and Home Sense have announced they are also opening at the ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Encourage Towns to Pass Resolutions Calling for Restoration of Direct Train Service to NYC

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Borough Council has passed a resolution calling on Governor Murphy, DOT Commissioner Guteirrez-Scaccetti, and State Senators to restore the off-peak direct "one-seat ride" service into New York City along NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line (RVL).


Service was suspended on RVL, Atlantic City and Princeton Lines in 2018. The other lines have ...

Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Meeting Will Discuss Jade Isle Property

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Committee (SPDRC) will hold a special Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Auditorium (667 Westfield Rd) to discuss the redevelopment process for Tier 2, Phases 4 & 5 (East Second Street) and Block 204, Lot 5 located in Tier 3, Phase 6 (Jade Isle property).

The Town Hall ...

Senator Scutari Introduces Legislation on Raritan Valley One Seat Ride

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- State Senator Nicholas Scutari has introduced legislation that would require NJ Transit to conduct a feasibility study on restoring the one-seat ride from the Raritan Valley Line to New York City.

“The loss of the one-seat ride to Manhattan has been felt throughout my district and surrounding counties,” said Scutari (D-Middlesex/Somerset/Union). “The ...

Mayors of More Than 30 Towns Meet to Discuss Service on Raritan Valley Line Trains

RARITAN VALLEY, NJ -- Mayors of towns along the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) met to discuss NJ Transit’s response to three issues facing commuters on that line and how best to advocate for their residents. RVL Mayors Alliance is working to get a same platform transfer in Newark, return of the off-peak midtown direct trains and ultimately, direct trains during peak commuter hours and on ...

Summer Job Opportunities in Union County

RAHWAY, NJ -- Summer pool manager and assistant manager positions are now available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“The managers of the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool oversee the day to day operations as well as supervise approximately 50 employees and are an essential part of the successful summer season here in ...

Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Presents Updates on Gateway Project on March 26

CRANFORD, NJ - The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, a rail-advocacy group representing 1.7 million residents in four counties along NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley Rail line, will sponsor a free presentation on the Gateway Project beginning at 7 p.m, Tuesday, March 26th at the Cranford Community Center. 

“It cannot be understated: the Gateway Project, and related work, which ...

Clue Hunt Set for Downtown Westfield This Weekend with ‘Midday Madness’

WESTFIELD, NJ — Teams are encouraged to use their wiles in an upcoming contest that will have them solve riddles and dash around the downtown on Sunday.

What is it?

The New Jersey company Midnight Madness has partnered with Downtown Westfield Corporation for the hunt, which will have people of all ages solve the queries and take selfies at spots in the downtown for the ...


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Union Catholic Will Host Fifth Annual Business Networking Luncheon on April 11

March 22, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  Union Catholic High School will host its 5th annual business networking luncheon on Thursday, April 11, at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains. The program will feature a panel discussion moderated by Joe Connolly, WCBS Newsradio 880 Business Reporter.

“UCBNL offers area businesses and not-for-profit organizations a valuable opportunity to network, ...