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Ever Wanted to Own Your Own Amusement Park? Bowcraft Rides Are for Sale

November 18, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets!

Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an online liquidation sale, you can purchase rides such as the Galleon, the Scrambler or ...

Amazon Officially Announces Pick For HQ2

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark.

The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle fulfillment and transportation.

Newark was one of 20 finalists named by the company ...

Warren Township Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Members, Next Meeting on Nov. 15

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Chamber of Commerce invites the community for breakfast and networking with a presentation by Bruce Heyman of Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions. 

The meeting will be held at the new Fabricland location on Rt. 22 in Green Brook.

The Warren Township Chamber of Commerce meets monthly ...

NJ Assembly Republicans Implore Democrats to Consider Refunds for Stranded NJ Transit Commuters

TRENTON, NJ – N.J. Transit riders have faced incessant delays and poor service over the course of the year, and that has led many to come to the same conclusion as some Republican lawmakers: commuters deserve refunds.

“New Jersey Transit needs to be held accountable,” said Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (R-Morris).  “The problems seem to be getting worse ...

Good News for Shoppers, Westfield's Lord & Taylor Makes The Cut

WESTFIELD, NJ – A high-end department store that earlier this year announced it would close 10 locations  will keep its store on North Avenue West, the Westfield mayor said.

Mayor Shelley Brindle told that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If the retailer had left, it would have been a significant ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Now Scheduling Furnace, Boiler Maintenance Inspections

EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced. 

“There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling. “Now is the time to have units checked to ...

$1,000,000 Lucky Lottery Winner In Long Hill, Powerball Soars to $430,000,000


TRENTON, NJ - Are you the winner? A New Jersey Lottery ticket sold in Long Hill Township matched five of the five white balls drawn for the Wednesday, Oct. 17 drawing winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with Power Play, it would have multiplied the prize to $2,000,000. 


The $1 million winning ticket was bought at ...

Local Couple Goes from Working on Wall Street to Owning Preschool: The Goddard School in Long Hill is under construction

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ — Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of The Goddard School located in Long Hill, are opening the newest Goddard School to meet the demand for early childhood education options in the growing community.

The couple spent several years working in finance on Wall Street. When they had children, they wanted to take on a new adventure as a family.

“Our children were ...

Chick-fil-A Unconfirmed as Tenant for Watchung Sears Site at Route 22 and Terrill Road

WATCHUNG, NJ - Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road.

“We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new customers great food with remarkable service," said Jackie Jags, a ...

Warren, Watchung and Long Hill Men Arraigned in $4 Million Mortgage Fraud Case, US Attorney Says


TRENTON, NJ - A Warren real estate investor, a Watchung builder, and a Millington real estate settlement attorney were arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges in connection with their alleged roles in a mortgage fraud scheme using “straw buyers” to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank , U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. 

Victor Santos, ...


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BW NICE Somerset County Chapter Announces Businesswoman of the Year

November 3, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The BW NICE Somerset County Chapter is pleased to announce that Doris “Dee” Zampella, of the E A Boniakowski Agency, Inc., has been selected as this year’s Businesswoman of the Year.


Zampella will receive this special recognition during BW NICE’s 3rd annual Red Shoe Luncheon and Fashion Show that will take place Dec. 7 at the ...