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Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Holidays, Looks Forward to 2019

December 8, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — About 100 people gathered at Shackamaxon Country Club Wednesday for the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday party, where several long-time members were honored and local business people had the opportunity to network while enjoying dinner and music.

“This is the largest event we’ve had in four years,” Executive ...

Shovlin Mattress Factory Donates $3,100 to Breast Cancer Research

FANWOOD, NJ — Shovlin Mattress Factory, a family-owned business in downtown Fanwood, has donated $3,100 to Play For P.I.N.K. to help fight breast cancer.

This was the second year in a row that the small business has donated five percent of sales of its high-end Nirvana mattresses from the month of October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) to the local event, which raises money for the ...

Scotch Plains Allstate Agent Nelson Espeland Receives Honor Ring and National Conference Awards

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Allstate Exclusive Agent Nelson C. Espeland of Scotch Plains has been recognized by Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention, and financial service sales.

Because of this, Espeland has received the distinctive Allstate Honor Ring and National Conference awards. The Honor Ring is Allstate’s symbol ...

Victoria’s Secret Westfield Store to Close by January 31

The Westfield location is among 20 of the lingerie retailer's stores slated to close nationwide.

WESTFIELD, NJ — The lingerie retailer did not return requests for comment for this story, but it’s no longer a secret: Victoria’s Secret Westfield location is slated close.

The principal of 235 Associates LLC, owner of the building at 233 East Broad St., declined to comment ...

Scenes from Small Business Saturday in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Local merchants reported an uptick in sales on November 24, Small Business Saturday, a nationwide effort to support small businesses across the country. 

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr stopped in several stores in downtown Fanwood to support the borough's smal businesses.

"Yes, we were very busy today," said Helen Ling, owner ...

Shop Local in Fanwood on Small Business Saturday

FANWOOD, NJ -- Saturday, Nov. 24, is Small Business Saturday!

Mayor Colleen Mahr is encouraging Fanwood residents to help support your local small businesses by patronizing their store locations and begin your holiday shopping.

Whether it’s stopping to get a gift card to your favorite restaurant, buying a keepsake to gift to your loved ones, or finally ...

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday (Nov. 24) in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains and Borough of Fanwood encourage residents to support our local small businesses on “Small Business Saturday” (Nov, 24, 2018).

“Small Business Saturday” is a day intended to promote shopping and increased sales at small businesses, assisting them to thrive in the competitive marketplace.

"I ...

Flexible, Collaborative Work Space Opens in Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Business Energy, a flexible work space, celebrated its grand opening in Downtown Westfield this weekend with local leaders and representatives from the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Westfield Corporation.

Located at 220 Lenox Ave., the offices are home to three anchor tenants with six work stations and a conference room that are available on ...

Puleo International Kicks-Off the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” with Warehouse Sale at So. Plainfield Location

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Puleo International, a third generation family owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items, is opening their doors to the public for their 14th Annual Christmas Sale.

Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music in late November. The doors open daily will sales running from now thru ...

Clark Will be Home of L’Oréal's New Research and Development Center

CLARK, NJ – L’Oréal plans to build a new Research and Development facility on Terminal Avenue according to Clark Business Administrator John Laezza. 

Laezza  revealed during a recent Chamber of Commerce meeting that Clark was competing with Berkley Heights to be the future home of this corporate investment. Laezza said he has been in negotiations with ...

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The Breakthrough Roadmap: a Guide to Empowering Yourself at Scotch Plains Library on Dec. 10

November 25, 2018

Are you thinking boldly and aspirationally about landing your next job? Are you stretching yourself or being self-limiting? Are you looking for new ways to think and different actions to take? 

The Breakthrough Roadmap is a systematic way to help guide you across the chasm between what’s predictable and what’s possible. Breakthrough is a shift in mindset and the ...