Business & Finance

October 18, 2018

  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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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  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 ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ -  A new bakery opened in town and a who’s who of Green Brook and Somerset County officially cut the ribbon. Greensleaves, is an initiative of Allies, Inc., a New Jersey nonprofit organization providing support services to children and adults with disabilities. The shop is also ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its fifth anniversary at its monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday. This month’s meeting is  sponsored by Addie Del Vecchio of Raymour and Flanigan who will discussing tips for furnishing your home, choosing a right mattress, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More details were provided to the Bridgewater planning board on the proposed New Jersey Center of Excellence, with a focus on traffic improvements planned for Route 202/206. In early 2016, the township council approved an ordinance, on recommendation of the planning board, for ...

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WARREN, NJ – “We’ve heard your pain.” Officials from the United States Postal Service addressed the Warren Township Committee at its last meeting regarding a plan to improve service in Warren Township.  Robert Schultz, the United States Postal Service manager of consumer and industry contact ...

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WARREN, NJ - All are invited to the next meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce, a special summer networking event at Camp Jotoni to be held on Thursday morning. Come dressed in picnic attire for breakfast along with a presentation from the Arc of Somerset County and Camp ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione at a luncheon Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 where he will speak about business attraction and retention initiatives with business leaders.   The luncheon meeting ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try and identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices.  The Port Authority will launch the pilot test next week on the new security system ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Warren commuters will soon have a new option. The opening of the Warren Park & Ride was announced by the Warren Township Committee on Wednesday. As of Sept. 4, Warren Township residents who commute between Warren and the NY Port Authority Bus Terminal can park in the ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital. "From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - At least they waited until after the Fourth of July fireworks were over before starting.   PATH stations at Exchange Place and the World Trade Center (WTC) will close at 11:59 p.m. this Friday, July 6, and remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, July 9, to allow crews to transition ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - More than 500 people attended Biz Fest 2018, Somerset County's ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking event, on Thursday at the Imperia. The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) organized the event.  SCBP Vice President of Business Services Chris Edwards said that this ...

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NEWARK, NJ –  A Warren resident and his company, a Morris County investment advisory firm, were fined $500,000 in civil penalties and barred from selling securities for fraudulently selling at least $6.1 million in unregistered securities to elderly and retired New Jersey investors, Attorney ...

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  WARREN, NJ -The Warren Township Lions Club is hosting the 51st annual EXPO Wednesday, June 13th through Saturday, June 16.  EXPO is held at the Warren Township Municipal Grounds in front of the Lions Pavilion Picnic Area and will host about 10,000 visitors to enjoy the rides, games, food, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield YMCA Board of Directors has voted unanimously to sell its 50,000 square foot building located across from city hall as part of a strategic plan to strengthen its financial platform, and to reorganize the services that the YMCA intends to continue offering in a new ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A Somerset County Superior Court Judge ordered the township to turn over documents relating to notification of a discrimination lawsuit to the TAP Into Franklin Township online newspaper, court records show. "At a time when public confidence in our government and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Close to 400 guests attended the 26th Annual Taste of Somerset fundraiser benefiting the PeopleCare Center at the Palace at Somerset Park Monday night. "Taste of Somerset is the original tasting event in Somerset County and the longest running with widespread benefits - to the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will join the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce and other central Jersey chambers Tuesday for “Chamber Night at the Ballpark.”  Chamber members seeking new business contacts will enjoy a Ballpark BBQ and an exciting professional ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren community is invited to the next meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 24. And, to a special event at Patriots Stadium on Tuesday, May 22. At this month's meeting, Amy Shorter ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The wait is finally over, Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights opened its doors with an official ribbon cutting on Tuesday. The hotel actually had a soft opening last week, but on Tuesday, May 1, Mayor Bob Woodruff wielded a huge pair of scissors and cut through the ...

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WARREN, NJ - There’s a new healthy hangout in town.  Frutta Bowls held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday and officially joined the #frutta family as location No. 23.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toWMxs9Geiw “Awesome place,” said Warren Township Committeeman George Lazo.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Hillsborough will provide local businesses multiple opportunities to showcase their services and connect directly with customers at its 11th annual Rotary Fair, scheduled this year for Aug. 14–19. More than 15,000 people from Hillsborough and surrounding ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Container Store, at the Chimney Rock Plaza in Bridgewater, is celebrating its grand opening April 7 and April 8. The store is the latest among the new businesses opening in the plaza, including Whole Foods, Saks OFF 5th and Nordstrom Rack. The Container Store is a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. Certain Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks OFF 5TH stores were also affected, according to HBC. “We ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Even though no firm numbers have been set yet by a state court, the Bernards Township Committee on Tuesday night approved a settlement with two developers to construct 198 market and affordable homes in the vicinity of the abandoned A & P supermarket at Dewy Meadow Village, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Whole Foods, in the new Chimney Rock Plaza in Bridgewater, is officially opening its doors on Friday, March 23. It was originally scheduled to open March 21, but the opening was delayed because of the predicted nor'easter. The Bridgewater location is the first Whole Foods in ...

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