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May 12, 2022

SHORT HILLS, NJ -- Tonino Cigars opened its doors on Millburn Ave. with a soft opening sponsored by Explore Millburn/Short Hills in February and a ribbon-cutting in March sponsored by the Millburn/Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. In the few months since establishing the lounge, local aficionados ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Gas prices in Springfield and throughout New Jersey have reached their highest point this year. Gas prices rose more than 26 cents per gallon, to an average of $4.465/gallon, statewide in the last week. In Springfield, according to gasbuddy.com, the lowest price for a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The application to build a Chick-fil-A restaurant on the site of the current Barnes & Noble bookstore on the corner of Hillside Avenue and Route 22 West has been carried to the next Springfield Board of Adjustment meeting on June 21. The board met on April 27 and heard ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Springfield Planning Board on Monday night heard a proposal for a new Floor & Decor carpet and flooring store on Route 22 West. The store would replace the Macy's Furniture & Mattress Gallery, the former Goodwill store and the site of Chinese Restaurant Cathay 22 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Although gas prices in the area briefly dipped below $4 per gallon at some pumps in late April, the price of a gallon of regular has climbed firmly back above $4 almost everywhere again in the first days of May. Gas prices rose 12.2 cents per gallon, to an average of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- While the fate of the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Springfield hangs in the balance, any local retail book shoppers who were relying on Barnes & Noble's other location to fall back on are out of luck now. The Barnes & Noble on Central Avenue and Raritan Road in ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The possible approval of a Chick-fil-A to be built on the site of the current Barnes & Noble bookstore on Hillside Avenue at the corner of Route 22 W. would not necessarily mean the end of Barnes & Noble in Springfield. According to a store manager at the bookstore who ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Springfield Planning Board on Monday night approved an application by Garden Homes for a development at Blacks Lane and Church Mall off Morris Avenue. The development will consist of 100 apartment units, including 15 that will be set aside for the township to meet its ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- New Jersey’s average gas price dropped 7 cents this week to $4.09, as of Monday, April 11, according to AAA. That's 12 cents less than the state average for a gallon of regular gas two weeks ago. Monday’s average price is down 28 cents from the high of $4.37 in the state on ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- New Jersey’s average gas price dropped five cents this week to $4.16 ($4.21). Monday’s average price is down 21 cents from the high of $4.37 in the state on March 10, but it’s still 27 cents higher than a month ago ($3.89) and $1.25 higher than April 4, 2021 ($2.91). New ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Two week after area gas prices jumped by as much as 25 percent in 48 hours, the cost of a gallon of regular gas has leveled off and, in some cases, retreated back toward $4 per gallon in and around Springfield. According to Monday morning's rates posted on GasBuddy.com, the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- During its first meeting since January, the Springfield Board of Adjustment Tuesday night heard from a traffic engineer on plans to replace the Barnes & Noble at the corner of Hillside Avenue and Route 22 West with a Chick-fil-A later this year. Several Hillside Avenue ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Township Committee last week approved three resolutions for the opening of new cannabis businesses in the community. All three resolutions acknowledged that the proposed site of the cannabis businesses would be appropriately located within the highway commercial zone and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- One week after area gas prices jumped by as much as 25 percent on 48 hours, the cost of a gallon of regular gas remains well above $4 per gallon in Springfield. According to Monday morning's rates posted on GasBuddy.com, the lowest price of regular per gallon in the township ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The cost of regular unleaded gasoline now exceeds 4.25 per gallon at many stations in and around Springfield. Gasbuddy and Autoblog.com lists posted gasoline prices in the area and the cost of gas is rising faster the speed of the internet. A sampling of local prices as of ...

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UNION, NJ – “Welcome to Millburn Whole Foods Market” and “Thank you for shopping Millburn Whole Foods Market” are two large signs on display as you enter and leave the Whole Foods Market on Springfield Avenue.  The issue?  The Whole Foods on Springfield Avenue is located wholly in Vauxhall, a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Networking with local business contacts, tapping a consultant’s retail database and capitalizing on curb appeal are among the strategies Downtown Westfield Corporation intends to use to fill vacancies in the special improvement district. Michael J. Berne, of the retail planning ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Springfield Board of Adjustment heard presentations Tuesday night from the developers who are trying to get approval to convert the site of the current Barnes & Noble bookstore at the corner of Route 22 West and Hillside Avenue into a Chick-fil-A. At the board's Zoom ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The township's Planning Board has established a "buffer zone" of 200 feet for any new cannabis businesses that are launched in the municipality. The Township Committee voted, 4-1, earlier this year in favor of allowing recreational sale within Springfield. The ordinance reads ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Goldfish Swim School has opened a new 8,550-square-foot, learn-to-swim facility in Springfield at 275 US-22 E. The new location is the latest for the school, which also has a facility in Livingston. It will provide swim and water safety instruction to families in Union ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Barnes & Noble that has been a staple at the corner of Route 22 and Hillside Avenue in Springfield for close to 30 years may be demolished to make way for a fast-food restaurant. The Springfield Board of Adjustment Tuesday night heard a presentation from developers ...

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NEW JERSEY – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the statewide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect.  The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and goes into ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Everything old is new again. In 2019, it appeared that Scotch Plains would get a grocery store as part of its downtown redevelopment when German supermarket chain Lidl submitted plans to build on the former site of the iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance catering hall.

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- New Jersey’s average gas price is $3.38, up 10 cents from last week ($3.28), according to AAA Northeast’s Oct.19 survey of fuel prices. The analysis also found that motorists are paying 16 cents more than a month ago ($3.22) and $1.14 more than this same time last year ($2.24).

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Township Administrator John Bussiculo provided progress reports on two of the redevelopment projects ongoing in Springfield. The "Saks Project," which is construction on the 9-acre site of the former Saks Fifth Avenue store, has "already completed the foundations for four ...

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GARWOOD, NJ — Eager shoppers recently lined up around the corner for the grand opening of Lidl grocery store at 10 South Ave. The 31,000-square-foot supermarket is Lidl’s 19th store in New Jersey, with 20th opening in Belleville, a spokeswoman for Lidl said. “I love seeing this crowd we have ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield B.I.D. (Business Improvement District) will be sponsoring its Summer Celebration this week. The event will take place on the Town Hall lawn from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19. Live music will be provided by local band NxStage, and an ice cream truck will ...

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UNION, NJ — A ribbon cutting ceremony took place at Union's famous Magic Fountain Creamery on Friday night. New owner Johanie Jean-Louise said she is thrilled to own the Magic Fountain. Many of her employees, she said, have worked at the ice cream shop for years.  "It feels great to be here," ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield B.I.D. (Business Improvement District) will be sponsoring their Summer Celebration this week. The event will take place on the Town Hall lawn from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 21. Live music will be provided by local band TreeOh!, and an ice cream truck ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Mary Robinson, Founder of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, was awarded with the 2021 NJBiz Icon Award, which recognizes New Jersey business leaders over the age of 60 for their contributions, success and their leadership. Mary was amongst 50 other NJ business leaders who ...

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