Business & Finance

May 25, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Village has issued a notification that the Scotland Road Water Main Replacement to begin Tuesday, May 26. Scotland Road will be closed from south of Montrose Ave. to Ralston Ave. starting at 8 a.m. through 4 p.m.   Read More: South Orange Memorial Day Read ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Coworking and drop in childcare center Work and Play has announced its closure as of June 5.  Owner Deborah Winikoff Engel released the following statement via Facebook: It is with great sadness that I announce that Work and Play will be closing our doors to coworking and ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Township has issued this invitation for bids for implementing ADA Improvements at various locations through the township. INVITATION FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the TOWNSHIP OF MAPLEWOOD in the County of ESSEX, New Jersey for ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — New Jersey Family magazine has named Deanna Taylor-Heacock, owner of Good Bottle Refill Shop, its first Mompreneur of the Year. "This is such an honor to me because it means people are embracing change in order to improve the environment and lower their waste,” Taylor-Heacock ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Serving the Maplewood, NJ area for over 95 years, you can trust the experts at Woolley Home Solutions for safe propane tank refills for your grill and outdoor patio in New Jersey. During this pandemic, Woolley has put a contact-free system in place to make sure the grilling never ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University was granted an extension of the approval for an addition and renovation to the University Center; the action was taken at the May 4 South Orange Planning Board meeting. Seton Hall’s extension was granted for one year, and their attorney stated that it would ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Township Committee passed Maplewood’s 2020 budget during its three-hour meeting on May 5, which included a visit from Congressman Donald Payne Jr. and a coronavirus update by Health Officer Candice Davenport. This year’s budget of $48.2M works out to a four percent increase ...

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Maplewood/South Orange, NJ — In support of the local businesses in Maplewood and South Orange, Maplewood Village Alliance, South Orange Village Center, and Springfield Avenue Partnership have started a month-long campaign — Saturdays in May — where every Saturday is a Small Business ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Township has released the following information regarding 2nd quarter property taxes: Trenton has considered tax collection in their pandemic response, discussing changes such as extending due dates and/or grace periods but to date no action has been taken. Therefore, the ...

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MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In these ever-changing, challenging times, it’s good to know what local businesses are open, closed, or accessible through a website or online live stream. This list is large, and TAPinto SOMA cannot guarantee it is authoritative: local companies are doing business as ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The following message from Julie Doran, South Orange Village Center Alliance, was part of Village President Sheena Collum's announcement of the state of the Village as regards coronavirus numbers among residents. Support Our Small Business Community Our small businesses are ...

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MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In these ever changingm challenging times, it’s good to know what local businesses are open, closed, or accessible through a website or online live stream. Although this list is large, TAPinto SOMA cannot guarantee it is authoritative: local companies are doing business ...

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MAPLEWOOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Two conference calls have been arranged to discuss state and federal assistance for small businesses. A Tuesday, March 31 call at 10:30 a.m. is sponsored by Maplewood Township, Maplewood Village Alliance, Springfield Avenue Partnership and the Maplewood Chamber of ...

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MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In these challenging times, it’s good to know what local businesses are open, closed, or accessible through a website or online live stream. In Maplewood, many Springfield Avenue restaurants, services, and essential retail outlets are still open; the restaurants are, ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Although they only opened in November in Maplewood village, the Ani Ramen team made the extremely difficult decision to temporarily close Ani Ramen locations as of Monday, March 16 due to the current COVID-19 situation. The owners have announced, however, that today,  Thursday March ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Woolley Home Solutions is excited to announce a new addition to the team. New plumber Art Sears is a task master and master plumber & HVAC technician with more than 30 years experience. “I have seen and done all aspects of the trade,” Sears said. He said he chose his career ...

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Accompanied with Township officials, family and friends, the ribbon was cut, Saturday, February 29, signaling the official opening of Gary Jones' new office where Jones represents Edward Jones. Gary Jones opened the office, located at 1611 Springfield Avenue Suite 1, across from the Maplewood ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With a mariachi band to serenade family, friends, and community members, the ribbon was officially cut on the Mexican and Salvadoran restaurant La Villa yesterday, Feb. 29. The restaurant, at 261 Irvington Avenue, has had a soft open for some seven weeks.  Karen Murgas is ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Family, friends, and community members gathered together for a ribbon cutting on Saturday, Feb. 22, for the newest restaurant in South Orange: Trip to the Tropics.  Billed as “sophisticated comfort food,” the restaurant is being opened by married duo Rafael and Ellais Xiante.

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BID NOTIFICATION: FUEL DISPENSING WITH CREDIT CARDS GASOLINE AND LOW SULFUR DIESEL FY 2020 & 2021 TOWNSHIP OF MAPLEWOOD    NOTICE TO BIDDERS    Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Elizabeth J. Fritzen, Township Clerk for the Township of Maplewood, County of Essex, ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — When Gil Eli was a little boy he wished to own his own business. Now, with a new Allstate office in Maplewood, "Being an agency owner has been a dream come true." Eli had the ribbon cutting for his office recently, and explained, “The reason I chose Maplewood is that it’s a ...

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Couto DeFranco would like to advise the community about the SECURE Act; it is a new law that, for some people pushes back the RMD (required minimum distribution) age to 72. Before the SECURE (Setting Up Every Community for Retirement) Act, if you had money in a traditional Individual Retirement ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Home based business owners went to boot camp on Wednesday, courtesy of the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce. The Jan. 22 event brought together some 20 business owners to learn about topics such as public relations, and time management and working professionally from home.  Julie ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Woolley Home Solutions offers Bioheat to warm your home. Get Bioheat delivered directly to your home and serviced by Woolley Home Solutions! Why should you use Bioheat? It lowers carbon emissions & is a renewable and sustainable energy source. It eliminates the need to ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Data driven choices, more effective communication with the community, and implementing intentional integration are among the South Orange Maplewood School District’s priorities, said Dr. Ronald Taylor, the district’s new superintendent. He gave this briefing to the Maplewood ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — After two decades of local residents and visitors passing by the nearly block-long empty storefronts along South Orange Avenue, which used to house Blockbuster Video and a frozen yogurt shop, and wondering ‘when is something ever gonna happen here,’ an agreement has been reached ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Samson DeBose, branch manager at Garden Savings Federal Credit Union, wants the community to know why they are different from a standard bank. “We are friendly, and family oriented,” he said. Depositors are not customers at a credit union, but rather members. DeBose explained ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Village President Sheena Collum has issued a public letter to State Senate President Steve Sweeney in response to hearing from local freelance workers how the Assembly Bill 5936 and Senate Bill 4204 will affect their livelihoods. The bill, which is meant to curb ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Julie Doran, executive director of the South Orange Village Center Alliance, presented the organization’s accomplishments in 2019 and goals and budget for 2020 at the South Orange Board of Trustees meeting on Nov. 25.  It has been a year of accomplishments, said Doran, who was ...

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