Somerville Approves Free Downtown Parking During Holiday Season

November 21, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - As expected, the Borough Council last night continued its longstanding holiday tradition of waiving parking fees between Thanksgiving and New Year’s to help boost retail traffic in the downtown area.

The resolution, which passed unanimously, waives parking fees in Lots 1, 2, 4 and 6. A pre-existing holiday and weekend parking ordinance was amended to include Lot 4 ...

Warren Township Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Members, Next Meeting on Nov. 16

WARREN, NJ - The Warren community is invited to the next meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Nov. 16.

At this month's meeting, Bruce Heyman, owner of Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions will be making a presentation called 'How to Dress a Naked Window'.  Topics will include shades, blinds, shutters and draperies, and how they can ...

Save the Date Warren, Holiday Walk and Tree Lighting Set For Dec. 3

WARREN, NJ - Save the date, Sunday, December 3 beginning at 2 p.m. The Holiday Walk is back. And this year, the tree at the Warren Municipal complex will be lit at the end of the event at approximately 4:30 p.m.

The event, which is open to the public and free to all attendees, will commence at 2 p.m. when Santa Claus will land. The Watchung Hills High School Marching band ...

Horse Farms May Be Eligible For Crop Insurance Coverage of Pastures and Hay Fields

Horse farm owners in the tri-state area may be eligible for crop insurance to cover losses due to lack of rainfall that reduces hay production or pasture growth.

In 2015 the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) expanded crop insurance coverage for ranchers to help them protect against loss of forage produced for feeding livestock.

Farm owners have ...

Moody's Upgrades Warren Township to Aaa Bond Rating

WARREN, NJ - Moody's Investor Services has upgraded Warren Township's General Obligation Debt Rating to "Aaa" and has assigned a stable outlook for Warren's financial future, Township Committeeman, Mick Marion and Mayor Carolann Garafola, liaisons to the Township Finance Committee, announced today. The Township's previous Moodyrating was ...

Verizon Withdraws Warren Cell Tower Applications

WARREN, NJ - Verizon has withdrawn the applications for variances to install Cell Towers in Greenwood Meadows, Nottingham and Fox Hill Road.

A neighborhood group posted the news with the hash tags, #strengthinnumbers, #togetherwestand, and #stopverizon

Social media is being flooded with congratulations from residents:

“Congrats John ...

Who is Victor Santos?

The real estate investor arrested Wednesday on federal charges of using straw buyers to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank is also behind Newark's new Department of Public Works garage that is at the center of a federal whistleblower lawsuit.

Victor Santos, 57, of Watchung, who was charged along with three others with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, owns 52-90 ...

Not So Fast Newark; Mayor Says Somerville Ideal Home for Amazon HQ2

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and assorted state and Essex County officials will try to convince online behemoth to invest billions in Newark as the ideal location for its planned expansion and an east coast headquarters complex worth billions to the state and local economy.

Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher says not so fast, suggesting ...

Attention Warren Commuters: NJ Transit Suspends Gladstone Branch Service

WARREN, NJ - NJ Transit has announced that Gladstone Branch service is suspended today, Wednesday, for inspections to be done on the wall that collapes in Summit two weeks ago. 

Commuters are frustrated. 

Early lack of information left some Warren commuters waiting for train this morning only to hear an announcement that the Gladstone branch train was ...

New Amazon HQ? Why Not New Brunswick?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County, New Brunswick and Rutgers University officials are eyeing the Hub City and surrounding area as a potential spot for Amazon’s “HQ2,”an East Coast headquarters, that would employ as many as 50,000 people  

The online retail giant, which is headquartered in Seattle, announced its plans earlier this month to pump $5 billion into the ...

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Maryann Cantor Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Providence Office

October 27, 2017

New Providence, NJ - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce that Sales Associate Maryann Cantor has joined the company’s New Providence Office. 

“Maryann comes to us with experience in management, sales and real estate,” said Mike Del Duca, Broker-Associate and Manager of the New Providence Office. “Her unique skills set, energy ...