Business & Finance

January 22, 2019

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It started with demolition. And now construction has begun on the new Wawa at the former location of Fabricland on Route 22 at Wilson Avenue.   After 57 years in North Plainfield, Fabricland and their sister company, Metropolitan Window Fashions relocated in 2018 down ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the freezing temperatures upon us, experts state that several key factors play an important role in maintaining a warm and safe home throughout the long, cold winter.  “Maintenance is keep when it comes to your home running safely and efficiently,” said Mike ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Tour of Somerville, which draws over 1,000 cyclists and thousands of spectators from the region and around the world to the downtown district Memorial Day weekend is the winner of the “Tourism Champion” category in the Salute to Tourism Awards which will be presented Jan. 18th ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township now has its own app. The Warren Township Committee announced the launch of the “WarrenTwp” mobile application on the iOS App Store on Monday. The “WarrenTwp” app was developed by Aneesh Karuppur, a Warren Township student resident, at no cost to tax payers.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Edgewood Properties, the developer of the Somerville Town Center luxury apartments on West Main Street, was given preliminary and final site plan approval by the borough Planning Board Wednesday night for a second five-story building with 153 luxury units and parking garage for 521 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Planning Board approved a minor site plan to revamp vacant retail space, formerly the Golfsmith, into a specialized grocery store in the Bridgewater Promenade – but details on the identity of that grocery store have not yet been released. The ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Nokia has hired a consulting group to help evaluate whether Nokia should stay at its current location. Mayor Robert Woodruff made that information public at a recent Township Council meeting. As a prelude to the announcement, he told the council he and Township John ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Edgewood Properties, the developer of the Somerville Town Center luxury apartments on West Main Street, was given preliminary and final site plan approval by the borough Planning Board Wednesday night for a second five-story building with 153 luxury units and parking garage for 521 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The former Babies 'R' Us in the Bridgewater Promenade is turning into a furniture store, though the time frame for opening is still unclear. According to Bridgewater Township Economic Development Officer Howard Turbowitz, Bob's Furniture is coming to that location. "We do ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Bruce Heyman of Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions hosted the last meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce at the new  location on Rt. 22 in Green Brook. Fred Luthy of Avatar Telecom & Energy Solutions won the elevator speech trophy with a success story of ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Nov. 24 is 'Small Business Saturday,’ a day when shopping small and locally can help make a difference for many small businesses in Warren this holiday season.   'Small Business Saturday' was created by American Express in 2010 to show appreciation for and to support small ...

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NATIONAL - 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 58.6 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 TAPinto.net that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If ...

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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 ...

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  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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