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Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Elects New Executive Board

August 9, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ, -- The incoming Executive Board of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) was elected at the most recent Board of Directors meeting held at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains.

The newly-elected members of the Executive Board are: Darielle Walsh, Board President; Carol Kearney, Vice President; Harold Star, Vice President; Jody Weinberg, Treasurer, Mike ...

National Farmers Market Week Takes Place August 5-11

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- August 5-11 is National Farmers Market Week, an annual celebration sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that highlights the important role farmers markets play in the nation’s food system.

Now in its 19th season, National Farmers Market Week takes place during the first full week of August. It allows farmers markets to take center stage ...

Free Resume and Interview Workshop for Union County Job Seekers

ELIZABETH, NJ -- Union County residents who are looking for a new job or a career change can sharpen their skills at a free Community Job Readiness Workshop on Thursday, August 9 at the Kellogg Building at the Elizabeth campus of Union County College (UCC), from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

The three-hour workshop will be hosted by the Union County Workforce Innovation Business Center, a program of the ...

Downtown Scotch Plains May Eventually Look Like Princeton, According to Redevelopment Committee Feedback

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Residents who attended the Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Committee (SPDRC) meeting on Wednesday night got a peak into what the future of the township will look like… and it looks a lot like Princeton.

Tom Strowe, the Township’s Project Coordinator for Redevelopment, presented findings of the recent survey on architectural styles. More than 2,100 ...

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Back to the Future: Scotch Plains Downtown Visual Preference Survey Finds Support for Colonial Style

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Residents want to go back to the future and by a wide margin chose a Colonial visual preference style for the planned revamping of downtown Scotch Plains. 

More than 2,100 people participated in the Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Committee's (SPDRC) two-week long visual preference survey on architectural themes. Most respondents (33 percent) ...

Two River Community Bank Receives Highest Rating on Capital Adequacy, Profitability and Asset Quality for 22nd Consecutive Quarter

TINTON FALLS, NJ -- Two River Bancorp (Nasdaq:TRCB) (the "Company"), the parent company of Two River Community Bank ("the Bank"), has announced the Bank received the prestigious “5-Star Rating” from BauerFinancial, Inc., a leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, for the 22nd consecutive quarter. A five-star rating is the ...

Scenes from Rocko's Ice Cream's Anniversary Celebration

FANWOOD, NJ -- Rocko's Ice Cream celebrated its 2nd anniversary on Sunday, the hottest day of the year, which no doubt helped keep sales brisk at the local ice cream store in downtown Fanwood.

In particular, customers were willing to try Rocko's newest introduction: refreshing acai bowls topped with granola, strawberries, bananas and all kinds of tropical fruit. The bowls were ...

Columbia Bank Opens Branch in Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Columbia Bank celebrated the opening of its new office at 251 North Ave. West in Downtown Westfield with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.

The Westfield office is one of almost 50 full-service Columbia Bank offices located throughout New Jersey, according to the company.

“Westfield is a wonderful community,” Thomas Kemly, CEO of Columbia Bank, said.

Allstate Launches New Pay-Per-Mile Insurance in New Jersey

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- New Jersey drivers can now pay per mile for their auto insurance. Allstate is now offering Milewise in the state where customers pay based on how much they drive. The less they drive, the less they pay. The new insurance product gives customers even more control over their insurance costs with the same great coverage and claim service from Allstate.

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Free Resume and Interview Workshop for Union County Job Seekers

August 1, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ -- Union County residents who are looking for a new job or a career change can sharpen their skills at a free Community Job Readiness Workshop on Thursday, August 9 at the Kellogg Building at the Elizabeth campus of Union County College (UCC), from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

The three-hour workshop will be hosted by the Union County Workforce Innovation Business Center, a program of the ...