Business & Finance

December 2, 2018

UNION, NJ – Union Center’s recent Shop and Eat Local event featured a series of ribbon cuttings for four new Union Center businesses. In recognition of “Small Business Saturday”, Union’s Special Improvement District, township officials and residents visited four grand openings/re-openings and ...

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The Westfield location is among 20 of the lingerie retailer's stores slated to close nationwide. WESTFIELD, NJ — The lingerie retailer did not return requests for comment for this story, but it’s no longer a secret: Victoria’s Secret Westfield location is slated close. The principal of 235 ...

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UNION, NJ - Tomorrow is Shop Small Saturday and Union Center merchants are ready. In addition to great deals all around, the Center will be hosting an official ribbon cutting ceremony for their newest merchants:  12:00 p.m. - Lagar Restaurant Ribbon Cutting; 12:30 - Jammed Up Bakery Ribbon ...

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UNION, NJ – A Lidl Supermarket, set to open in Union in mid-November, requested a variance from the Planning Board last week for a sign variance in connection with the project. Attorney Stephen Hehl, representing the applicant, Lidl U.S. Operations, LLC, said the Planning Board previously ...

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UNION, NJ – Applicants for Phase II of the Summit Court Redevelopment on Clermont Terrace , a residential rental property off  Magie Avenue, came before the Planning Board at a recent special meeting for site plan approval including  two minor zoning deviations. “This project was before this ...

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UNION, NJ - A grand opening of Union Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center will take place Monday, October 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All are welcomed to 440 Chestnut Street, Union -- near the Five Points area.  For information, call 732-679-6300 Union Dermatology & Skin Cancer ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union Planning Board heard a request Thursday night for a minor site variance for a change to the vacant Toys R Us building on Morris Avenue. Lease negotiations are currently underway for the 48,000 sq. ft. store at 1701 Morris Avenue to become the future home of a Burlington ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Union is among nine communities to receive an Innovation Challenge Planning Funds award from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) for economic planning services as part of the Innovation Planning Challenge. Union has been awarded a $100,000 award to "develop a plan ...

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UNION, NJ – The Planning Board Thursday night unanimously voted to recommend to the Township Committee that they designate an area on Route 22 containing the Garden State Motel, Chuck E. Cheese and an abandoned gas station an “area in need of redevelopoment.” An “area in need of redevelopment” ...

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UNION, NJ – Mama’s Southern Style BBQ2 hosted a grand re-opening at their new location at 2083 Springfield Avenue in Vauxhall on Saturday. Owner Chris Finnick said the U.S. Small Business Administration helped with financing so they could move out of a 750 square foot space on Springfield Avenue ...

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UNION, NJ – A lively debate on the potential for the retail sale of recreational marijuana, hosted by Union’s Regular Democratic Club, took place Monday night to a crowd of about 100 people at the VFW Post 2433. Opposed to the legalization of marijuana, the debate featured Stephen Reid, ...

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UNION, NJ – Union has been selected as the 43rd Best Places to Live in America, according to MONEY.com. The ranking lists Union’s diversity among its essential traits.  “A majority-minority community, Union counts among its tongues Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and French Creole.  The cultural ...

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UNION, NJ - When Juan Fernando Lopez came to the United States from Honduras, he never dreamed that someday he’d own a renowned, successful bakery.  And he never could have imagined that one day he would be a contestant on a television bake-off show. But Lopez, owner of Conca D’Oro Pastry Shop ...

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UNION, NJ - When it comes to reporting, TAPinto Union prides itself on delivering a different type of news. Whether government-related or stories of residents making a difference, promoting a community event or showing off the true beauty of the town, celebrating local students or highlighting the ...

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UNION, NJ – Union voters will have a chance to have their voices heard on the issue of permitting retail outlets for recreational marijuana in the township during the November election. A resolution to place a referendum on the November 6 general election ballot to ascertain whether Union voters ...

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UNION, NJ – The Westfield Veterinary Group celebrated the upcoming opening of their new Morris Avenue with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday. “We are very excited to show you what we have designed and built,” said Dr. Richard Maus, founder of the Westfield Veterinary Group.  ...

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UNION, NJ – An all-day celebration took place at the Cozy Corner Deli & Caterers on Tuesday, marking the luncheonette’s thirty-year anniversary. “For me, it’s more than a celebration today,” said Peter Celia.  “It’s about people coming in and having a good time.  We want people to feel what ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Residents in Roselle and Roselle Park looking for a job may want to check out this opportunity announced by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Workforce Innovation Business Center will host a hiring event for a company that has openings for 50 traffic-flaggers to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Fast food restaurant owners in Union and elsewhere are being asked by the state to provide information about their use of employee non-compete or “no poach” agreements, documents that "can restrict the ability of workers to obtain a better-paying job with another franchise," according ...

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UNION, NJ - TAPinto Union invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Union's Calendar of Events free of charge.  You can submit content through our website by clicking on the "Submit Content" button located in the upper right side of the front ...

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UNION, NJ – A ribbon cutting ceremony took place at Summit Court, a rental community off Magie Avenue, near the Union train station. "By way of Summit Court, Diversified Realty Advisors continues to further our vision of a solid investment in the quality of life of our residents, allowing them ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - BCB Bank Maplewood held its grand opening on Saturday, June 16, with a ribbon cutting and celebration open to the community that included a bouncy house for kids and plenty of refreshments for all. Thomas Coughlin, CEO and President of BCB Bank, welcomed everyone and shared with ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - BCB Bank Maplewood held its grand opening on Saturday, June 16, with a ribbon cutting and celebration open to the community that included a bouncy house for kids and plenty of refreshments for all. Thomas Coughlin, CEO and President of BCB Bank, welcomed everyone and shared with ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Lord & Taylor recently announced that it will close several its brick-and-mortar locations, including the flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.  TAPinto Westfield reached out to Lord & Taylor’s corporate headquarters with questions about the fate of the town's ...

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UNION, NJ – A redevelopment plan for the Clinton Manor property on Route 22 was announced today by Union Mayor Suzette Cavadas.     Cavadas said the owner of the property, working with the Marriot organization, will repurpose the site to a five-story hotel and banquet hall. “As Mayor, it has ...

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UNION, NJ – A groundbreaking ceremony for the upcoming Springfield Avenue Streetscape Project in Vauxhall took place Tuesday evening. “The Springfield Avenue Streetscape Project is one that we’ve been looking forward to, not only because of its ability to beautify this area, but also because we ...

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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 ...

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UNION, NJ – A groundbreaking ceremony took place Monday morning for Phase II of the Stuyvesant Avenue Streetscape Project which is set to begin soon. “Phase I is complete and everyone loves it,” said Deputy Mayor Joseph Florio.  Florio said construction on the south end of Stuyvesant Avenue, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Local nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) raised more than $55,000 for programs to serve people with disabilities and at-risk youth last week at its 2018 CAU Golf Classic, held at Suburban Country Club. With Valley National Bank as the event sponsor and the support of the ...

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UNION, NJ - The Vauxhall Branch of the Union Public Library is hosting an important seminar for anyone in the planning or early stages of starting a small business. On Wednesday, May 30, at 6:00 p.m., THE SCORE ASSOCIATION (CHAPTER 15, NEWARK, NJ) and UNITY BANK will present "How to Start a New ...

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