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New Restaurant in South Orange: 1 South Holds Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

July 12, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - 1 South - the new restaurant located (not surprisingly, given its name) at 1 South Orange Avenue - held their grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, June 23.

1 South has a restaurant and bar, as well as private event spaces. According to their website, which explains the range of 1 South's spaces: "be it an intimate dinner for 2, a private corporate ...

Springfield Avenue 7-Eleven in Maplewood is Now Open

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 7-Eleven at 1712 Springfield Ave., near Tuscan Road, which had been closed for an undisclosed violation of the Township Health Code since July 6, re-opened on Tuesday with a "conditionally satisfactory" certificate displayed in the window.

The re-opening was just in time for Free Slurpee Day on Wednesday, July 11 (i.e., 7-Eleven), at participating ...

Springfield Avenue 7-Eleven in Maplewood Closed by Board of Health

Update: The 7-Eleven re-opened on Tuesday, July 10. Read more here.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Health Department shut down the 7-Eleven at 1712 Springfield Ave. near Tuscan Road on Friday for an undisclosed violation of the Township Health Code.

The red “unsatisfactory” notice was placed at the entrance on July 6, stating only that the store received an ...

Sen. Bob Menendez Discusses Autism Advocacy at Maplewood's Words Bookstore

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This Monday, New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez led a roundtable with local parents of children with autism at Maplewood’s Words Bookstore, the latest stop on his Jersey Jobs Tour. Menendez addressed parents’ concerns of treatment costs and overall legislative representation. He pointed out how New Jersey has the highest rate of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the country, ...

Maplewood Chamber of Commerce Announces Three New Members of Executive Board for 2018-2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will present its Executive Board for the upcoming year at its annual End of Year Luncheon at Verjus Restaurant in Maplewood on Wednesday, bringing the 2017-2018 year to an official close, according to a press release from the Chamber.

The new members of the Board are Catherine Wilson, President and CEO of United Way of Essex and West ...

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration Held for BCB Bank's Maplewood Branch

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - BCB Bank Maplewood held its grand opening on Saturday, June 16, with a ribbon cutting and celebration open to the community that included a bouncy house for kids and plenty of refreshments for all.

Thomas Coughlin, CEO and President of BCB Bank, welcomed everyone and shared with the crowd that he was glad the grand opening was finally happening, as it had been ...

Just 4 Her Children's Clothing Store on Springfield Avenue in Maplewood Closed

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A "for rent" sign hangs in the window of the former children's clothing store, Just 4 Her.

Just 4 Her was located at 1707 Springfield Ave., just across the street from the Hilton Branch of the Maplewood Library, and opened in spring 2016.

According to updates to the Just 4 Her Instagram account, the store closed because the owners, husband and wife Dazahan ...

Essex-Area Chambers of Commerce Gather for Multi-Chamber BBQ

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Both members and non-members of the Livingston, North Essex, West Orange, Millburn/Short Hills, Livingston, South Orange and Maplewood Chambers of Commerce gathered at Livingston Bagel in May for the third annual multi-chamber barbecue, hosted by the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) and sponsored by George Press Jewelers, Jan Press Photo Media, ...

RWJBarnabas Marketing and Communications Leader Named Association of American Medical Colleges Group Chair

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, was recently appointed chair of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the only national professional development group devoted exclusively to the role of institutional advancement in academic ...

K Kakes Cakery in South Orange Holds Grand Opening Celebration

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Though they've been open for several weeks, K Kakes Cakery held their official Grand Opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, May 5, with family, friends, customers and local officials there to wish the new business well.

South Orange Village President Sheena Collum and South Orange trustees Steve Schnall and Deborah Davis Ford were at the opening as well ...

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New Plumber Joins the Woolley Home Solutions Team

July 16, 2018

We are excited to announce a new addition to the Woolley team! Our new plumber, Oscar Buonafina, is an expert plumber with nearly a decade of industry experience serving New Jersey homeowners. He is also a NJ Master Plumber Since 2007. As a military veteran, Oscar truly understands hard work and commitment, and we’re so happy to bring him on board!

"I believe in service to people ...