Business & Finance

December 9, 2018

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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 Scariest   Evangelista ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Owners of The Fine Grind announced on Tuesday the temporary closing of their Little Falls location due to "financial hardships," according to posts made on the cafe's Facebook page, Instagram and website. “The Fine Grind is very important to us and we are going to try to find ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show. Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Township of Verona is hosting a forum for township business owners on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the ballroom of the Verona Community Center at 880 Bloomfield Avenue. The meeting is open to all business owners in town, whether they have a business district location or are ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his economic development strategic plan, “The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”, at the On3 campus in Nutley on Monday. The plan sets New Jersey on the path to a stronger and fairer future where innovation and ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ – British Swim School, which provides water safety education as an essential survival skill, has expanded further with two new pool locations in Essex County. The new locations in Livingston and Fairfield mark the 11th and 12th New Jersey locations for the British Swim ...

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New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal? David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology is following suit with the county government and will no longer bank with Wells Fargo over the bank's foreclosure practices.   MORE: Reverend plans to meet with Wells Fargo over Newark foreclosures Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Join in for the grand opening of Macy’s Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.   Be one of the first 200 customers to arrive and you’ll receive a "Scratch, Win, Smile" scratch-off card. During the event, be sure to shop to the tunes of a live DJ. Snap ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Six years ago Prudential Insurance Company of America received approval for a three-phase redevelopment plan that would transform the city with two new office towers along Broad Street. In 2015, one of those buildings, a 20-story tower, was completed and opened to great fanfare in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law earlier this month granting amnesty to anyone behind on taxes owed between Feb. 1, 2009 and Sept. 1, 2017—as long as the individual is not under criminal investigation—Sobel & Co. member Ken Bagner, CPA, MST, shed light on the pros and cons ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Tuesday night’s concert at Morgan’s Farm is canceled due to a stormy forecast.   The Beginnings, a Chicago tribute band, which was to perform at Morgan's Farm tonight has been postponed until Monday, August 13t.  Next Tuesday night, Garden State Radio will perform Pop-Rock hits ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The site of the historic Little Theatre has been bought by a management and development company that’s gaining a presence in the city.  Paramount Assets about two weeks ago bought the property that includes the four-story office building adjacent to the theater and the former Broad ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Mike Carella, the Cedar Grove Chamber President, and his Board and Trustees kicked off the 2018 concert Series Tuesday night.  More than 850 people showed up to see The Duprees perform at Morgan's Farm.   The Duprees are an American musical group of doo-wop style who had a series ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here. It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Eugene Diaz of Prism announced that Ralph Lauren signed the lease for a building at On3. The announcement was made at the July 3 Nutley Board of Commissioners Meeting.  Ralph Lauren is expected to create 225 jobs in Nutley. The company will occupy 225,000 sq. feet of an existing ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Members of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) gathered at Pig & Prince on Thursday, located in the historic Lackawanna Terminal, for their end of the year gathering. Founded in 1969 as the West Essex Chapter of Commerce, it became the North Essex Chamber of Commerce ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Three $50,000 lottery tickets were sold in New Jersey, according to NJ Lottery Acting Executive Director John M. White. One ticket was sold in Montclair. Lottery officials also announced that an Oregon Lottery ticketholder won the $150.4 million Powerball jackpot from ...

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We welcome West Essex and Verona to The Joint Chiropractic.  The Joint Chiropractic of West Caldwell is dedicated to family chiropractic and spine health. Dr Steve Morse, DC and Dr. Petrusia Kotlar, DC have helped countless patients not only find relief from lower back aches, sciatica pain and ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - For decades, Wawa has been an institution in Central and Southern New Jersey. The Delaware County, Pennsylvania-based chain of convenience stores and gas stations can be found throughout the Philadelphia suburbs, but is now continuing a major expansion into the New York ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Gov. Murphy Wednesday signed legislation reactivating Urban Enterprise Zones for five years in five communities across the state, including Newark. The legislation, co-sponsored by Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin, a Democrat from Newark, allows qualifying businesses in the UEZ to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Both members and non-members of the Livingston, North Essex, West Orange, Millburn/Short Hills, Livingston, South Orange and Maplewood Chambers of Commerce gathered at Livingston Bagel in May for the third annual multi-chamber barbecue, hosted by the Livingston Area Chamber of ...

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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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