Business & Finance

January 11, 2019

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's Business Redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffery reported on the progress being made in the Borough's downtown area on Monday, July 7, 2019. Station Square at Fanwood (35 townhome style rentals with 7 affordable units) Building 1 (8 units) is fully ...

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Florham Park, NJ, Jan. 7, 2019 — Continuing the downward trend from last year, New Jersey rang in the New Year with lower gas prices Today’s average price for a gallon of regular gas is $2.34, down three cents from last week ($2.37) and 14 cents from a month ago ($2.48), according to AAA ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Michele Smith, a licensed mental health counselor and owner of The Runaway Fork celebrated the grand opening of her new office at 66 Elm St. Thursday with family, Mayor Shelley Brindle, representatives from the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Westfield ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's Downtown Redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffery met with small business owners at Railside Cafe on November 28 to update them on the most recent business developments in the borough and to collaborate on enhancing business support. Jeffery reported that one of the most ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Liz Jeffery, Fanwood's director of economic development, reported on the most recent happenings in downtown redevelopment at the Borough Council's meeting on Monday evening.  Among the highlights: Station Square’s first tenants have signed leases to move into the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Andrew Calcagno of Flatiron Realty LLC, the new property owner of 50-52 Elm Street in Downtown Westfield — where Castle Bootery is located — said he was surprised to learn in an email announcement Friday that the 70-year-old children’s shoe store would close at the end ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A children's shoe store has lost its foothold in on Elm Street. The Castle Bootery announced Friday it is leaving its location at 52 Elm St., after about 70 years in Downtown Westfield. The announcement said the retailer lost its lease and will be closing on Dec. 30. Eric ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Township released its Request for Qualifications and Request for Proposals (RFQ/RFP) for the Redevelopment of the Tier 1, Phase 1 section of Scotch Plains Downtown on November 1, 2018. The Township is seeking qualifications and proposals from qualified and ...

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Built in 1903, Westfield's Flatiron building has been restored to its original design. WESTFIELD, NJ – A recently gussied up building in the downtown is the latest location to house an upscale New York City-based clothing retailer. The restoration of the historic Flatiron building at Quimby ...

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EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced.  “There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A high-end department store that earlier this year announced that it would close 10 locations  will keep its store on North Avenue West, the mayor said. Mayor Shelley Brindle told TAPinto.net that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic graduate Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro in June after one of the greatest one and done seasons in NCAA Track and Field history, announced on Monday that she has signed a contract with New Balance. McLaughlin, who became the youngest U.S. track and field ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders have announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 27th annual Women of Excellence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a powerful impact on life in Union County. “Today it is more important than ever to raise awareness ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City, NJ. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options. The conference was organized to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Township Officials attended the Union County Means Business Expo at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle on Sept. 26 to talk about all the great things happening in Scotch Plains, from downtown redevelopment to upcoming Township events. The Expo provided ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road. “We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new ...

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FANWOOD, NJ – Liz Jeffery, Fanwood’s Director of Economic Development, presented her monthly update on redevelopment progress in the Borough at the Fanwood Council meeting held on Oct. 1. The big news of the evening is that apartments at the Station Square project will soon be available to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical held its sixth annual Customer Appreciation Day on Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center. During the event, which was attended by center members as well as community residents, featured free food, no-cost flu vaccines, and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical will hold its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center.  “We care about our customers and are dedicated to ensuring that they are healthy and happy,” said Sandy Cassio who, along with ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- At its Sept. 25, 2018, meeting, the Scotch Plains Township Council endorsed the Tier 1, Phase 1 Downtown Redevelopment Plan and authorized the issuance of Request for Qualifications/Request for Proposals (RFQ/RFP) for developers to submit plans for development. The Scotch ...

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