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Chipotle and Panera Headed for New Vermella Union Development

March 13, 2019

UNION, NJ –Two restaurants, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread, have signed leases at Vermella Union, the mixed-use development under construction on Morris Avenue, across from Kean University.

According to Russo Development, the restaurants make up a portion of the 35,000-square foot retail center scheduled to open in July 2019 to coincide with the first phase availability of 415 ...

Program Launched to Increase Women in Construction Trades Unions

ELIZABETH, NJ - Representatives of LIUNA Laborers Local 3 and 77 joined with the Elizabeth Development Company of New Jersey (EDCNJ) on Wednesday to announce the launch of a program to recruit and assist women in Essex and Union County join the construction trades unions.

Elected officials from both counties, as well as representatives from the New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL), also ...

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams

WASHINGTON — As the April filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be alert to tax time phone scams where aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information.

Phone scams or “vishing” (voice phishing) continue to pose a major threat. The scam has cost thousands of people millions of dollars in ...

Atlantic Health System Diabetes Education Service Merits ADA Recognition

Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, today announced it has been awarded Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for a quality diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) service. ADA believes that this service offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment. All Atlantic Health System ...

New Thrift Store Headed to Old ShopRite Site

UNION, NJ – The empty building at the intersection of Morris and Liberty Avenues, known as the ‘old ShopRite’ site, will become home to a new thrift chain store, 2nd Ave. Value Store.

2nd Ave. Value Stores will open the 40,000 sq. ft. store at the Union Shopping Center in the fall.  According to a press release from the company, the new store will include a library ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For' List for 11th Year Running

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System -- parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center -- once again has been named to Fortune’s '100 Best Companies to Work For', the 11th consecutive year Atlantic Health System has earned a spot on the prestigious annual list. The Morristown-based company, a leading provider of healthcare in New Jersey, was slotted in the 87th ...

New Convenience Store to Fill Long-Vacant Site at Vauxhall Road / Salem Road

UNION, NJ – A new convenience store is coming to a vacant site at 1042 Salem Road, at the intersection of Salem and Vauxhall Roads, as unanimously approved at last week’s Board of Adjustment meeting.

According to Meredith Marcus of the Hehl Offices of Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, representing the applicant Union Salem, LLC, a gas station was located on the ...

Groundbreaking for Titan Union

UNION, NJ - A groundbreaking for a new mixed-use development project at the old Union Center National Bank site in the heart of Union Center took place Wednesday afternoon.

Plans for Titan Union, a mixed used development project, consist of a three-story addition above the existing renovated office and retail space, 43 residential units, a co-working/office space and a community/event ...

Board of Adjustment Approves New Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Businesses in Union

UNION, NJ – An application for two new businesses sharing one commercial space in Union was heard before the Board of Adjustment at their last meeting.

All Star BJJ and Apex Wrestling Central hope to move their businesses to 2175 Route 22 West, into a building located between Route 22 West and West Chestnut Street.

According to Meredith Marcus of the Hehl Offices of Javerbaum Wurgaft ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes for Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...


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