Rahway Mayor Giacobbe to Attend Grand Opening of First Wawa Store in Rahway; Free Coffee Offered Through July 16

July 12, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 10 a.m. Thursday. July 12, for the new Wawa store's grand opening at 280 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.

The 24-hour Wawa store will officially open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, with the grand opening ceremonies to follow. Free coffee will be offered at the store through July 16. Wally Goose, the ...

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New Restaurant Buys ‘Pocketed’ Westfield Liquor License

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council approved the transfer of a liquor license to Westfield Hospitality LLC for its Westfield Fish & Brew Company during the council's meeting Tuesday night. The license had been bought from Jeffrey’s when it closed in 2014 and remained unused, or “pocketed,” by that owner until now.

Though the restaurant does not ...

Cook to Springfield Patriot Chamber: Delays in Security Camera Videos Hamper Police Investigations

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Delays in delivery of security camera video from local bank branches are causing delays in police investigations, according to Springfield Township Chief of Police John Cook.

Cook was speaking in the course of his standard report on police activity to the Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce meeting on the morning of June 21, 2018 at Sofia’s Restaurant on Morris ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 18: Jonathan Dayton Graduation, and Wreath Laying and Open House at Historic Cannon Ball House

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Tuesday is Graduation Day for the Jonathan Dayton High School Seniors.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

On Sunday, Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House will be holding an Open House on Sunday, June 24 to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield.

Preceding the open house, members of the Sons of the American Revolution will lay ...

Chipotle Construction Error, Saks Property Progress Topics of Discussion at June 6 Springfield Planning Board Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A “dismaying” construction error on the part of the general contractor for the Chipotle site, and a a decision on next steps for the Saks property highlighted the June 6, 2018 planning board meeting in Springfield last night.

Richard Goldstein, counsel for the applicant Springfield Parcel LLC/ /Brixmor, developer of the property that will be leased to Chipotle, ...

Amazon’s Career Choice program wins “Community Excellence” award

EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community.

Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel discussion on how the program provides trained, motivated employees for ...

Overlook Medical Center Ranked in Top 25 U.S. Hospitals for Environmental Stewardship

SUMMIT, NJ  - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit has received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care ...

The Dangers of Microwave Ovens and a Darwin Award Candidate at the Springfield Patriot Chamber Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The dangers of microwave ovens and a thief who is a potential Darwin Award winner figured prominently in the conversation at the May 24, 2018 Patriot Chamber meeting.

At the beginning of the morning meeting, which took place at Sofia’s Restaurant on Morris Avenue, Township Chief of Police John Cook reported that one woman who attempted to shoplift some items from Hobby ...

Overlook Medical Center Among Three Atlantic Health Hospitals Earning an 'A' Safety Grade from Blue-Ribbon Panel

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit is one of three Atlantic Health System hospitals that have earned the highest possible safety rating of "A" by The Leapfrog Group in its spring 2018 hospital safety grades.

Also earning an "A" grade were Morristown Medical Center and Newton Medical Center

Overlook Medical Center’s ‘A’ rating ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light Announces Program to Enhance Reliability for Electric Customers

July 14, 2018

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) filed a four-year infrastructure plan today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) aimed at enhancing the reliability and resiliency of its distribution system against severe weather and reducing the frequency and duration of power outages.

JCP&L Reliability Plus includes about $400 million in targeted investments ...