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Dunkin Donuts Approved for Abandoned Checkers Location on Rt.22 in Springfield

February 22, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Longtime Springfield residents Mr. and Mrs. Sailesh Patel of Hillside Avenue were approved for a drive through Dunkin Donuts at 30 Route 22 in Springfield. They are doing business as Soni Realty LLC. 

The site currently has an abandoned Checkers' restaurant on the property. Safety was a concern of Board members at the meeting Tuesday night. The meeting ...

NJ Transit Proposes Discontinuing Bus No 95, With Stops in Union

NEWARK, NJ – NJ Transit is proposing the discontinuation of Bus Route No. 95 in the Somerset-Union-Essex County corridor.  The No. 95 bus runs between Watchung and Newark along the Route 22 corridor with stops in Westfield, Mountainside, Springfield and Union.

According to their website, NJ Transit is considering the discontinuation of the line due to low ridership and the ...

Pop Up Theater at Union Center's BCB Bank: 'Love Letters'

UNION, NJ -  A bank, a library, an Italian restaurant -- where will they POP UP next?  

Union Center’s BCB Community Bank will be hosting free performances of 'Love Letters', a play by A.R. Gurney, the latest in a series of POP UP Theater events in Union’s Downtown Center presented by The Theater Project.

“BCB Community Bank supports and celebrates the ...

Longhorn Steakhouse in Springfield Makes Donation to New Jersey Veterans Network

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Longhorn Steakhouse just beat the rain on Saturday to make a generous donation to the New Jersey Veterans Network.

The check for $3,902 was tendered by Longhorn Steakhouse’s managing partner, Anthony Levy, to Michael Boll, the Network’s president, and David Tyms, the Network’s vice president, in a brief outdoor ceremony on February 10th, before the American ...

Bed, Bath & Beyond Hosts Union Fourth Graders

UNION, NJ – Some Union fourth graders recently took a special trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond headquarters in Union as part of the preparation for their upcoming Entrepreneur Challenge.

The Challenge, a competition held as part of the district’s Gifted and Talented program, tasks students to create their own businesses where they pitch their final ideas to a panel of ...

Newest Union Center Store Opens

UNION, NJ – Union Center’s newest business, Repeats are Neat, had its ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening Saturday morning.

Mayor Suzette Cavadas, Deputy Mayor Joseph Florio, and Committee members Michele Delisfort and Manuel Figueiredo were on hand along with other Union Center business owners and family and friends to welcome the boutique consignment shop.

Owner Adrienne ...

New Jersey Hospital Association Honors Trinitas Chairman Vic Richel

ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, has served as past Chairman and now Vice Chairman, of the Trinitas Health & Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital Association during their 99th annual meeting held recently in Princeton.

Richel is a banking executive, ...

Union Woman Named as One of Union County Women of Excellence Awardees

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Commission on the Status of Women has announced the recipients of the 2018 Women of Excellence Awards that includes Margaret Salisbury from Union.  Salisbury will be honored with a  Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Women of Excellence Awards honor women who have distinguished themselves in the fields of arts and humanities, ...

Union's Business of the Month: Atlantic Beach Soap Co.

UNION, NJ – One of Union Center’s newest businesses, Atlantic Beach Soap Co., was named Business of the Month at Tuesday night’s Township Committee meeting. 

“This is the caliber of business we want to continue to bring into Union Center,” said Suzette Cavadas, Mayor. “There is nothing more representative of Union, than dedicated service, quality hand ...

Grand Opening Invitation to 'Repeats are Neat', Feb. 3

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Special Improvement District (SID) is hosting an open house at Union Center's newest business, Repeats are Neat, on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with an 11:00 ribbon cutting.  

Repeats are Neat is located at 958A Stuyvesant Ave. in Union Center.  There will be free giveways, appetizers, wine and ...

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Reminder: Free Wellness Program for Union County Military Women

February 21, 2018

All Union County women with military service – veterans, active duty and reserve – are invited to join “Boots 2 Heels,” a free event designed to foster wellness and connect women with resources and guidance for empowerment. Boots 2 Heels will be held on Saturday, February 24 at the Westfield Armory, located at 500 Rahway Avenue in Westfield.

The event is free but ...