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Advocate for Women and Children Joins Metro YMCA Board of Directors

November 4, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michele Williams, who grew up in the inner city of Newark in the 1960s not knowing how to swim, was recently appointed to the Metro YMCA Board of Directors with women and children in mind. 

As an adult who was never exposed to swimming as a kid, Williams remains to be afraid of water. When her son turned three, she signed him up for YMCA swim ...

The Opening Shot - Tax Reform Proposal is Finally Unveiled

















BASKING RIDGE, NJ-  We share with you the alert from the Ed Slott Elite IRA Advisor Group regarding the latest news on the Tax Reform Proposal. It’s way to early to tell what will stay or what will go, but stay tuned.

It’s here! On the morning of Thursday, ...

Springfield Planning Board Meeting: Wawa Application Approved

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Two plus years of planning paid off for Wawa when approval of its site plan application was granted at Wednesday's Planning Board meeting.  Wawa is building a convenience store with six gas islands on Morris Ave. and Cleveland Place. 

A key component of the approval process was Wawa’s willingness to pay for the cost of a traffic light on the corner of ...

Free Services Available to Military Veterans from Union County Clerk

Union County, NJ--Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds military veterans who have filed their DD-214 papers that they can obtain a free proof of service ID card from the County Clerk’s main office in midtown Elizabeth or the annex office in Westfield. Veterans who have not yet filed their DD-214 papers can do so by bringing the original to the Elizabeth or Westfield office. There is no ...

LongHorn Steakhouse Opens on Rt. 22 in Springfield with a “Lasso Cutting”

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - It was perfect weather for the Halloween opening of LongHorn Steakhouse. Deputy Mayor Maria Vassallo sliced through the lasso to officially open the restaurant. This western themed restaurant celebrating the beauty of the American West seats 200.  Numerous Township officials joined Township Committeewoman Geri Bujnowski and the restaurant staff including Managing Partner ...

Springfield Business Improvement District Window Wrap Project Is Underway

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Eastbound side of Morris Avenue and Caldwell Place is getting a wrap as a result of a long determined effort by the Springfield Business Improvement District (http://www.springfieldbid.com/). 

Gail’s Lettering of Pittstown, New Jersey is installing the window wraps on the buildings that are eventually scheduled for demolition. The project is expected to be ...

Springfield Zoning Board Meeting: 24 Hour Fitness Decides to Table Application Hoping for a Full Board at Next Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - 24 Hour Fitness is currently located on Rt. 22 East in Springfield. At last month's meeting representatives from RPG LLC presented plans for a new building for 24 Hour Fitness next door to their current operations at 75 Route 22 East. The owner of the property of the current 24 Hour Fitness site is HEC Holding Company.

The application for 24 Hour Fitness was tabled as ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka show strong support for Newark to be next Amazon HQ

A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business School on ...

Farmers Insurance Opens Office in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On Tuesday October 10 the Farmers Insurance office at 26 Millburn Avenue in Springfield officially opened. The ribbon was cut by Millburn Mayor Cheryl Burstein in a ceremony jointly organized by Millburn and Springfield Patriot Chambers of Commerce.

Rosa Rosales-Szulewski is the Manager and she has been with Farmers for three years after a long career in retail management ...

Springfield Board of Health Narrows In on Grease Trap Regulations

SPRINGFIELD, NJ—Definitions of possible unacceptable grease discharge levels and possible penalties for violations in connection with regulation of grease traps in township business establishments were the focus of township board of health discussions at the board’s meeting on Wednesday.

Drawing upon rules he said came from the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority, which covers ...

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Enroll Today in Union County College’s Cisco Networking Academy

October 24, 2017

CRANFORD – Union County College is offering the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) program designed for students who are seeking entry-level positions as a network administrator, network designer, network technician, or support engineer.

Beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the CCNA program, teaches students how to design, build and maintain local, national and global ...