Business & Finance

May 22, 2020

VERONA, NJ - The Verona Town Council opened the floor for community input during Thursday evening’s virtual council meeting to gauge public opinion on a current proposal to open a medical marijuana dispensary in town at 30 Pompton Avenue.  This proposal comes from Green Thumb Industries, a ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 142 on Wednesday which allows non-essential construction ro resume, as well as curbside pick up non-essential retail businesses, and drive-through and drive-in events. The construction and non-essential retail provisions take effect at 6:00 a.m.

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove residents have established a Facebook group to help local businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic called Cedar Grove Supports Small Businesses.   "This group is set up to provide all types of Cedar Grove businesses a place to post information about their ...

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VERONA, NJ - Are you a small business owner in Verona? Or are you a resident looking for a way to support a small business in town? Check out these sources below! Stand With Verona Website This website is dedicated to Verona businesses to post their contact info, offerings and the ...

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VERONA, NJ - In order to help local businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Verona has created a website which allows businessed to post thier contact information, offerings and how people can help them the most at this time.   The site www.StandWithVerona.org will be updated in real ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - All hair salons, barber shops and nail salons in Cedar Grove and Verona will close as of 8 p.m. tonight per an executive order from Gov. Phil Murphy in order to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The governor announced at a press conference on Thursday that ...

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VERONA, NJ - Kings Supermarket announced that it will reserve the first hour of shopping each day for senior citizens and others that are at high risk for the coronavirus.  In addition, pregnant women and essential workers are free to shop at this time.  Kings is open daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.  In ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Foodtown in Cedar Grove posted temporary new hours on Monday.   Going forward the store will be open every day 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  The announcement came after Gov. Phil Murphy announced new public safeguards in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, including a curfew ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - There was a great turnout for the first member meeting of 2020 on Feb. 19 at Cedar Beans.  Chamber President, Margaret Amireh, reviewed 2019 activities and events.  Chamber Trustee, Mike Carella mentioned the available sponsorships for our successful Summer Concert Series. Lunch ...

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VERONA, NJ - It is spring and with spring comes VBSL baseball, softball and T-ball.  The Verona Chamber is now the proud sponsor of the following teams:  Mets for K-Ball (Kindergarten T-Ball) and Rookie League (First and Second Grade).  Chamber members are invited to march in the VBSL Parade on ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Verona Chamber of Commerce held its first Lunch and Learn of 2020, which was well attended.  Steven Neale, Township of Verona, presented on the use of social media for businesses.  Verona Chamber member, Josh Jacobs of Hearth Realty Group hosted the chamber for the Lunch and ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - People in Cedar Grove will have a new place to grocery shop by early March.  Foodtown of Cedar Grove which is now part of the Wakefern Food Corp. will officially be rebranded as The Fresh Grocer on March 6.   The Maniaci family and its Nicholas Markets company, which currently ...

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VERONA, NJ - Grove Avenue residents expressed surprise over a recently proposed plan to construct a 4-story residential building at 21 and 25 Grove Avenue. The building would consist of 40 residential dwelling units and 52 parking spaces. Verona’s Board of Adjustment met on January 9 to hear ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Verona Chamber of Commerce held their first meeting of 2020 this past week at the Verona Community Community Center Annex Building. The Chamber discussed ways to increase visibility of small businesses in Verona. New 2020 window clings that designate a small business as ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Verona Chamber of Commerce met recently to network, share business ideas and work on ways to promote the visibility of Verona small businesses. The Chamber discussed a series of workshops for business owners that will take place in 2020, such as Social Media Marketing, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Foodtown in Cedar Grove is now part of the Wakefern Food Corp. and will be rebranded as The Fresh Grocer, a Wakefern trademark. New Jersey-based Nicholas Markets, owned by the Maniaci Family, operates four stores including the Cedar Grove store under the Foodtown banner and ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - While everyone is focused on Thanksgiving 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 ...

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VERONA, NJ - After 48 years in business, Verona Sports Center announced its “Store Closing Retirement Sale,” and the store will be closing its doors permanently in the foreseeable future.  The store’s owner, Ben Leuzzi, noted that all items in the store are at least 50 percent off, and no closing ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - We're Celebrating 5 years of celebrating the businesses in Verona and Cedar Grove through TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove.  Please join us on Oct. 10 at il Tulipano from 6-8 p.m. for an evening of networking and socializing with members of the Cedar Grove Chamber of Commerce, ...

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VERONA, NJ - The second annual Verona Restaurant Week takes places from September 15-19.  Presented by The Township of Verona and the Verona Chamber of Commerce, members of the community are encouraged to enjoy five nights of delicious meals at Verona's restaurants. Three-course prix fixe dinner ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The owners of Lucy's Cleaners in Cedar Grove are serving their customers from the adjacent parking lot while the business is temporarily closed due to damage from the fire in New Kitchen Restaurant on Aug. 15. Three businesses were damaged by the fire.  Bellatair Salon was able to ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Last week the Cedar Grove Town Council, along with representatives from surrounding towns, met with DOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti to review the lack of paving progress on Pompton Avenue. The township wants to clearly designate the downtown section of Pompton Avenue ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police and fire departments responded to a report of a fire at 1:50 p.m. Thursday inside New Kitchen Restaurant on Bowden Road. Upon arrival, officers found fire coming from the roof and evacuated the building. According to reports, firefighters were able to contain ...

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VERONA, NJ - Terrry's Pharmacy has announced that it's final day is Saturday, August 10, and it will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Remaining items are 75% off, and only cash is accepted.  A farewell note was posted on their Facebook page that reads:  "We will miss all of our customers and friends ...

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VERONA, NJ - Terry’s Family Pharmacy announced last week that it’s closing its doors after 85 years in business.  All prescriptions have been transferred to Walgreens.   The store will be open for the next few weeks, with steep discounts on merchandise.  Gift cards must be redeemed before July ...

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