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BW NICE Somerset County Chapter Announces Businesswoman of the Year

November 2, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The BW NICE Somerset County Chapter has selected Doris “Dee” Zampella, of the E A Boniakowski Agency, Inc., as this year’s Businesswoman of the Year.


Zampella will receive this special recognition during BW NICE’s 3rd annual Red Shoe Luncheon and Fashion Show Dec. 7 at the Bridgewater Manor.


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NJ Society of Certified Public Accountancy Invites Students to Apply for Scholarships

ROSELAND, NJ – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is inviting New Jersey high school seniors and accounting majors entering their fourth or fifth year of a New Jersey-based college or university to apply for NJCPA Scholarships. Applications are open until Dec. 10, 2018, for high school students and Jan. 7, 2019, for college students.  

The NJCPA ...

Lance to Meet with Business Leaders in Somerville Oct. 26



ELC Luncheon Scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2018


SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host New Jersey Congressman Leonard Lance (R-7th) at a luncheon Friday, Oct. 26 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lance, ...

Atlantic League Honors Patriots' Patrick McVerry as Top Exec

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year.

The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive season.

McVerry oversaw the Somerset Patriots’ 20th Season at TD Bank Ballpark in 2018, where the ...

No-Cost Employee Health Screenings Available at SCBP Expo Oct. 30

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership, in collaboration with Healthier Somerset, is offering a comprehensive range of free health screenings at the ”4th Annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition 2018,” on Tuesday, Oct, 30 from 3-6 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave., Somerset.

The wellness event is held during Healthier Somerset Month, is ...

Raritan Quick Chek Celebrates Grand Opening off Somerville Circle

RARITAN, NJ - The new Quick Chek, off the Somerville Circle in Raritan, held a special ribbon cutting Monday to celebrate the grand opening of the new store.

The official opening date for the store is Tuesday, Oct. 2.

On hand to celebrate the grand opening were Raritan Mayor Charles McMullin, Sen. Christopher Bateman, Rep. Leonard Lance and a number of Boy Scouts.

The new store is about ...

Hillsborough: Ground Clearing Begins Next Week at Site of APEX Sports Complex

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Weather permitting, Thursday’s 6 p.m. ground breaking ceremony for the 220,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor APEX Sports Complex will feature the requisite ceremonial shovels, hard hats and smiling politicians, but next week it gets real.

APEX owner Gregg Wilke expects heavy equipment to begin arriving Friday and over the weekend so that by Monday, work will begin ...

Somerville: SCBP Forum Examines Impact of Medical Marijuana and Opioids

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership will host a networking breakfast and forum on "Medical Marijuana & Opioids: The Impact in New Jersey"on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Steeplechase Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, 30 Rehill Ave..

The forum at The Business Builders Breakfast will address the facts ...

Plans Detailed for 110-Acre Center of Excellence on Routes 202/206

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More details were provided to the Bridgewater planning board on the proposed New Jersey Center of Excellence, with a focus on traffic improvements planned for Route 202/206.

In early 2016, the township council approved an ordinance, on recommendation of the planning board, for a redevelopment plan at the former Sanofi Aventis site, now the Center for Excellence, on Route ...

Somerville Planning Board Rejects Builder’s Alternative to Underground Parking Garage

SOMERVILLE, NJ  -The Planning Board Wednesday night rejected a builder’s request for an amended site plan that would eliminate an underground parking garage beneath a planned five-story apartment building and move 24 of the tenants’ parking spots across the street to a property he recently purchased.

An unanticipated groundwater source discovered during excavation a few months ...


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Visions and Pathways Teaches Entrepreneurship to High-Risk Youth

November 16, 2018

 BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Vsions and Pathways, a local non-profit organization was recently awarded a grant from the New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives to start a new program; the Prosperity Entrepreneurship Project (PEP). PEP’s goal is to improve the academic performance of high-risk youth by teaching them the basics of business and learning the value of hard work and ...