Business of the Week; JCC of Central Jersey

September 25, 2016

Congratulations to our Business of the Week, JCC of Central Jersey! They are a not-for-profit social service agency committed to serving both the Jewish community and the community at large. Learn more at

Bowcraft Sends Email Announcing 2017 Schedule, Scotch Plains Planning Board to Review Property's Housing Site Plan on Monday

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Thousands of area children will be relieved to hear that Bowcraft Amusement Park on Route 22 West in Scotch Plains will operate this fall and plans to re-open for the 2017 season. The amusement park operators sent a widely circulated email to their customer base to dispel the perception that Bowcraft's final days were imminent.

To Our Valued ...

Flex School Expands in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- FlexSchool, a micro school for gifted and twice exceptional students, is expanding into the space previously occupied by Be Craftful.

The space will be a combination of meeting, eating, and creation space, according to Jacqui Byrne, Head of School.

"The students are thrilled to be getting a new multipurpose room and can't wait to see what it looks ...

Business of the Week; St. Joseph's High School

Congratulations to our Advertiser of the Week, St. Joseph's High School. Their goal is to cultivate a desire for life-long learning, nurture the integration of faith and academic inquiry, and instill values of integrity and compassion in the tradition of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. Learn more at

Township Launches "Adopt a Scotch Plains Spot"

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains has implemented Adopt a Scotch Plains Spot, a program that pairs local businesses who have generously volunteered time and resources, to landscape spots throughout Scotch Plains.

Landscapers and business owners have donated services and areas to keep Scotch Plains beautiful. Among them are Mike Galbraith, owner of Galbraith ...

Business of the Week; Ivy Education

Congratulations to our Business of the Week, Ivy Education! Ivy Education is a place where counselors and tutors work together to increase student confidence and broaden educational options. Learn more at

Twin City Pharmacy of South Plainfield to Hold Customer Appreciation Day September 28

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical, South Plainfield’s "modern pharmacy with old fashioned values," will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South Plainfield Senior Center.

The event will feature free hot dogs, chips, drinks and giveaways for the public as well as flu shot vaccinations. Twin ...

Fanwood Redevelopment Update

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's downtown planning expert Liz Jeffery updated the borough council on redevelopment projects at a special meeting held on Tuesday evening.  Ms. Jeffrey discussed the following businesses:

Fanwood Pharmacy (246 South Ave, Unit 104) and Kessler Rehabilitation have opened on South Avenue.  
Rocko's Ice Cream (38 S. Martine Ave.) opened on July 1, ...

Chico’s Store in Downtown Westfield to Close

WESTFIELD, NJ — Chico’s, a chain of women’s clothing and accessories stores, will close its Downtown Westfield shop on Elm Street by the end of the month, according to employees. Customers are receiving cards that read, “This boutique is relocating to”

Locations at The Mall at Short Hills and Bridgewater Commons remain open, according to the handout.

Fanwood Downtown Development at the China Moon-Ginger Sushi Building

FANWOOD, NJ -- Work continues on the China Moon-Ginger Sushi building on the corner of South Ave. and Martine Ave. in Fanwood. 

The building, which was struck by a vehicle several months ago, will feature a new front facade and outdoor tables, according to the latest report by Liz Jeffrey to the Fanwood Borough Council.


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A Message from Rick Davis, President of the Millburn Short Hills Chamber of Commerce

As the incoming Chamber President, I am very excited to work with our Board members as well as the total membership to continue strengthening our organization in its mission to support local businesses and our community as a whole. This year’s Board is comprised of an exceptionally diverse group of businesses and business owners who have made substantial contributions to the Chamber and its ...

Lindabury Adds Two New Attorneys

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper P.C., announced today that Lisa Gingeleskie and Christopher Reilly have joined the firm in its Westfield New Jersey office. Lisa will focus her practice in the area of Labor and Employment law while Chris will join the firm’s Construction group which represents contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers on claims related to defective ...