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‘Midday Madness’ Clue Hunt set for Downtown Westfield this Weekend

March 6, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — Teams are encouraged to use their wiles in an upcoming contest that will have them solve riddles and dash around the downtown on Sunday.

What is it?

The New Jersey company Midnight Madness Events has partnered with Downtown Westfield Corporation for the hunt, which will have people of all ages solve the queries and take selfies at spots in the downtown for ...

Westfield is 7th Best Place to Live in NJ, New Ranking Says

WESTFIELD, NJ – The town has been ranked the seventh best place to live in New Jersey.

Niche.com included Westfield in its “2019 Best Places to Live” rankings released Monday.

The ranking, which is based on public data sets and user reviews, gave Westfield an A+ for its public schools, a B for housing, an A + as a community “good for families” ...

Is Your Home Properly Prepared for Winter Storms?

NEW JERSEY – In spite of recent groundhog-inspired predictions of spring, there remains a real chance we may face another plan-altering, snow-filled weather event this year.

According to Kevin Perri, president of Tinton Falls-based A.J. Perri Plumbing Heating and Cooling, LLC, homeowners who take proactive measures ahead of bad weather have the tools and confidence that their home and ...

Westfield Children’s Place Building to be Developer’s Office Space

WESTFIELD, NJ — The former site of the youth apparel store Children’s Place, which closed in 2017, is set to become office space after clearing a governmental hurtle.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment last week approved variances for AvalonBay Communities Inc. allowing for the real estate developer to continue with its planned addition of offices to the building at 177 East Broad St., ...

Westfield Employment Attorney Draws on Own Experiences to Assist Clients

WESTFIELD, NJ — Fred Shahrooz Scampato understands the nature of stereotypes from a couple of different perspectives.

When he was young, Scampato was exposed to a kind of bias unique to most individuals from this part of the world. An attorney in Westfield, Scampato was raised in neighboring Clark, but he spent part of his formative years living halfway around the globe.

“We ...

Your Guide to Valentine’s Day in Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Victoria’s Secret location on East Broad Street may be gone, but there are still plenty of options for those people looking to treat their loved ones on Valentine's Day.

The Downtown Westfield Corporation, representing businesses in the town’s special improvement district, offered these options for Valentine’s Day gifts.

“Look no ...

Local Businesses Connect at Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast

WESTFIELD, NJ — Business Energy, a flexible and collaborative work space in Downtown Westfield, hosted a networking breakfast for the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning, where more than 40 local business people had the opportunity to connect.

GWACC Executive Director Gene Jannotti thanked Business Energy owners Steve Silverman, Matt Jarecki and Beth ...

Law Firm Lerner David Leaving Westfield for New Digs in Cranford

WESTFIELD, NJ — The intellectual property law firm Lerner David is moving to Cranford, leaving behind an expansive space on South Avenue.

NJBIZ reported that the international firm’s new lease in Cranford encompasses 34,373 square feet of office space at 20 Cranford Drive.

The firm’s former space at 600 South Avenue in Westfield is listed as available starting ...

At Forum In Westfield, Policy Makers Mull Looming NJ Fiscal Crisis

WESTFIELD, NJ — Each of New Jersey’s 9 million residents would have to fork over $16,722 to pay off the state’s retiree health benefits and pension liabilities, a recent state report found.

The looming fiscal crisis this debt presents has prompted state legislators to consider merging school districts, combining municipalities, reducing police and firefighters benefits and ...

Business Energy, a Collaborative Workspace in Westfield, is Expanding

WESTFIELD, NJ — Just months after opening, Business Energy, a flexible and collaborative work space in Downtown Westfield, is expanding, the company announced Tuesday.

Located at 220 Lenox Ave., BE celebrated its grand opening in the fall with three private offices, plus six work stations and a conference room that are available on a monthly, weekly or daily basis. 

Now ...

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A.J. Perri Earns Commerce & Industry Association of NJ’s ‘Companies That Care’ Award

March 20, 2019

A.J. Perri Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, LLC has been recognized by The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) as a 2019 “Companies That Care” award recipient. CIANJ praised the A.J. Perri Cares Program, an outreach that has helped over a dozen New Jersey military/veterans and their families, providing them with air conditioning, heating and indoor air quality system ...