Business & Finance

June 30, 2018

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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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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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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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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UNION, NJ – When once there were three, soon there will be no bowling alleys in Union. A sign on the door at the Hy-Way Bowl on Route 22 indicates the alley will close later this month. The sign reads:      My Customers:   Due to extreme ill health issues, as of May 24, 2018, Hy-Way Bowl ...

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UNION, NJ – Business owners, residents and township officials attended a Phase II Stuyvesant Avenue Streetscape informational session on Tuesday morning, sponsored by the Special Improvement District and hosted by BCB Bank. Plans are in place to update and reconstruct the sidewalks along ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People ...

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UNION, NJ – At Battle Hill Elementary School’s recent Vendor Night, fourth grade Gifted & Talented students had an opportunity to preview the business project they created in preparation for the upcoming district-wide fourth-grade Young Entrepreneur Challenge. “It all started with a piece of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the ...

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UNION, NJ - First on the agenda at the Township Committee meeting Tuesday night was the Business of the Month Award, recognizing a woman-owned business in honor of Women’s History Month. Business owner Adrienne Baker of ‘Repeats are Neat’, located at 958A Stuyvesant Avenue, said the store’s ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union resident, business owner, Chamber director and police officer were among the honorees at Friday night’s Boy Scouts of America 2018 Springfield-Union Good Scout Awards Dinner. Honorees were Union resident and Board of Education member David Arminio, Union police officer ...

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WAYNE, NJ _ Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us has officially announced plans to liquidate the inventory in all of its 735 U.S. stores, including the Union location and all stores in New Jersey, according to the Toys”R”Us website. The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs urges anyone with a gift card ...

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UNION, NJ – The re-development of the Garden State Motel property was the first order of business when Union Mayor Suzette Cavadas began her discussion Wednesday night at the Chamber of Commerce “Meet the Mayor” event. Cavadas announced that a contract for the sale of the Garden State Motel, on ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union Chamber of Commerce has two new team members, who will be interning there as part of Union High School’s Cooperative Education program. High school seniors Mekhi Rivers, 18, and Sabrina Prevost, 17, will be an working with the Union Chamber at least through the end of the ...

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UNION, NJ – The Township Committee has named New Jersey Art’s World the February Business of the Month at Tuesday night’s meeting. New Jersey Art’s World has been in business for over 20 years.  “They take great pride in helping to give your home or office that extra special touch that makes it ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union Board of Education member, a township business owner, a Union police officer and the Director of the Union Chamber will be honored by The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council, at the upcoming Springfield-Union Good Scout Award Dinner. This year’s honorees include ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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UNION, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you continue to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.  This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto ...

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UNION, NJ – Union’s Township Committee named Emily’s Bakery December’s Business of the Month at Tuesday’s Committee Meeting. “This mom-and-pop bakery has become a staple of Union Center,” said Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo, “with customers proclaiming them the best Portuguese bakery in ...

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