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Cedar Grove Welcomes Woodland Indoor Playground to the Downtown District

January 7, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Woodland Indoor Playground, 450 Pompton Ave., had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday.  Pictured are Cedar Grove Downtown Advisory Member Dave Fletcher, Cedar Grove Councilwoman Kerry Peterson, Marina Miller and Julija Stoliarova from Woodland Indoor Playground, and Cedar Grove Councilman Robbie Vargo.  

North Essex Chamber Holiday Party Celebrates Season with Members and Shopping

WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than 80 local business people attended the annual North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) Holiday Celebration on Dec. 5 at The Manor in West Orange, where nearly a dozen vendors sold various clothing and craft items as well as holiday treats while the proceeds from a 50/50 raffle will go to a charity of the winner’s choice.

Delaney Kurdyla, 8-year-old ...

Controversial Montclair Ice Cream Shop with the 'Sexualized' Logo, Permanently Closes

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nearly a year in business, the embattled Dairy Air ice cream company, has permanently closed its doors.

Located at 521 Bloomfield Ave, Dairy Air came under fire for having, what residents called, a "sexualized" logo. 

Shortly after opening in 2017, the ice cream shop encountered problems with many Montclair residents, who took to social media, ...

North Essex Chamber to Host Annual Holiday Celebration and Shopping Bazaar

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the North Essex-area business community will join together to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 5 at the North Essex Chamber of Commerce’s (NECC) annual Holiday Celebration and Holiday Shopping Bazaar from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Garden Room of The Manor, located at 111 Prospect Avenue in West Orange.

Each year, the NECC kicks of the holidays ...

West Orange and Verona Residents Team Up to Open Cotton & Jewels in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The owners of Livingston’s Cotton & Jewels, newly located in the rear of Roosevelt Plaza across from Blo Lounge and Wigs Etcetera, recently celebrated a month in business by inviting Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt and members of the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce to help them cut the commemorative ribbon marking the boutique’s grand opening.

In ...

Verona Police Offer Tips to Protect Your Holiday Packages

VERONA, NJ - With the holiday's upon us and the arrival of the cyber shopping season, Verona Police offer these tips to prevent package thefts and protect your holiday purchases.  

Annually, during the holiday season the Township sees an increase in thefts of items shipped to unoccupied residences. Home surveillance systems are useful for providing suspect and vehicle ...

Verona and Cedar Grove Celebrate Small Business Saturday

VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - While everyone is focused on Thanksgiving prep and perhaps planning for some Black Friday shopping, local businesses in Verona and Cedar Grove are focused on another holiday -- Small Business Saturday.

The holiday, which was an idea created by American Express in 2010, gives the local businesses of Verona and Cedar Grove a chance to shine and is held the ...

More than 54 million expected to travel nationwide, highest travel volume since 2005

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA forecasts more than 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.8 percent increase from the nearly 51 million that traveled in 2017.

The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, when 58.6 million people traveled. The 2018 Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as ...

SBA Offering Disaster Loans to Monmouth County Businesses, Residents Affected by August Severe Storms and Flooding

WASHINGTON, DC — Monmouth County businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding on August 11 through 13 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

To find out about the program, SBA has established this week a disaster loan outreach center in Ocean County at the Greenbriar Homeowners Association, 1 Derby Circle in Brick.

Halloween Home and Decor Contest 2018 Winners

Each Family below will receive a $100 gift certificate to use at the Chamber Business of their choice for Service or Product. Click here to see the Member list.


Babicz Family


108 Ridge Road



Evangelista Family


59 Union Street

Most ...


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