Young Businesswomen Learn About Effectiveness of Social Media at Sobel & Co. Breakfast

July 22, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local young businesswomen recently learned how to expand their network through various social media platforms and how to find the right connections to help grow their careers at Livingston-based accounting firm Sobel & Co., LLC’s quarterly Young Professional Women’s Roundtable.

Maria Semple, author of “Magnify Your Business,” led a ...

Claremont Distillery Hosts North Essex Chamber of Commerce Member Social

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Claremont Distillery played host to more than 30 members of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) on Thursday for a summer member social sponsored by Kearny Bank.

Drinks were on special all night and food was free to members and non-members who took advantage of the relaxed networking opportunity. According to Barbara Ruiz, NECC vice president of membership, this was ...

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Joins Neighboring Chambers for Networking BBQ

LIVINGSTON, NJ — To supplement its regular monthly resource breakfast for the benefit of members and potential new members, the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) also provides afternoon and evening networking opportunities through the monthly “After Hours” meet-up and the monthly “Lunch and Learn.”

In June, members and non-members of the ...

Sobel & Co. Founder Honored by Jewish Vocational Service for Philanthropic Efforts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alan Sobel, founder of Livingston-based accounting firm Sobel & Co., was among a group of individuals that were recently honored for their philanthropic efforts at the Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of MetroWest New Jersey’s annual Taste and Toast fundraising gala at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange.

More than $350,000 was raised to improve the ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Accounting Firm Uses Tax Season For The Greater Good

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC Helps Two Local Food Pantries

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Like many public accounting firms, the busiest time of the year for Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C is tax season. This year, the company decided to use its busy season to give back to the community by asking clients to bring in one item of non-perishable food when they came in ...

Cedar Grove Business Limitless Performance and Therapy Thriving Thanks to Owners' Love for Health

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Two women started a Cedar Grove business to not only better themselves, but to help others become the best they can be, and although it wasn't always easy, both women said it has been nothing short of amazing.

Between planning a wedding and going through a pregnancy, Jaclyn Battistuz and Raina Koterba were extremely busy when they decided to start their ...

North Essex Chamber Honors Members and Awards Scholarships at Annual Leadership Banquet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Guests of the 2017 North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet enjoyed a sit-down dinner and cash bar in the Garden Room at the Manor in West Orange on June 8 as they helped to celebrate outstanding NECC members, congratulate the annual scholarship recipients and induct the new board.

The award for Outstanding Community Leader was presented to ...

22-Year-Old Caldwell Resident Franchises Frutta Bowls in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce and members of the Livingston Township Council helped cut the ribbon at Livingston’s new Frutta Bowls, recently franchised by two 22-year-old girls who are enthusiastic about bringing natural and nutritious bowls, smoothies and more to the community.

Morgan Mason of Cranford and Gionna Marotta of Caldwell, graduated ...

Caldwell Council Tables Controversial Pet Store Regulation Ordinance for Clarifications

CALDWELL, NJ—An ordinance that would have allowed greater borough regulation of retail pet stores, especially those selling dogs, was tabled by the Caldwell Borough Council on Tuesday because borough attorney Greg Mascera said the measure needed an “overhaul” based on comments from local health officials.

However, prior to the vote on tabling the proposal, both proponents of ...

Celestina Ando Photography Officially Opens in Montclair

Montclair, NJ­– The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) held a ceremonious ribbon cutting on Thursday May 25 to mark the official grand opening of Celestina Ando Photography. Located on the second level of 7th Park Street, the studio overlooks the busy streets of Montclair.            

Celestina Ando was previously an accountant before leaving ...

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July 13, 2017

Many newspapers are regionalizing their coverage or being acquired by media conglomerates and laying off journalists, creating a void in local news coverage, not only in New Jersey but throughout the country.

As a result, there is less and less local coverage of your local government and board of education, high school sports, charitable events and other newsworthy local happenings, ...