Business & Finance

February 5, 2019

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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – With federal workers furloughed as a result of the government shutdown, local businesses are pitching in to help those people impacted. Among the free goods and services being offered to impacted federal workers in Westfield are coffee, stretch sessions and financial planning ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Tepp Accounting Services/Tepp Financial Planning in Downtown Westfield hosted about 40 local business people Wednesday morning at the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s first open networking breakfast of 2019. “We’re very grateful we had such a wonderful turnout. I want ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With the town of Westfield’s first full readjustment of assessed home values for Westfield in since 1981 nearing completion, the first round of letters with new property valuations will be mailed to most residents later this week by the town’s certified vendor, Realty Appraisal ...

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SUMMIT, NJ  — Point View Wealth Management, Inc. Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, along with the firm's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, will kick-off 2019 on January 4, beginning at 8 a.m., with their annual financial presentation to Suburban ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s been a busy year for TAPinto Westfield with readers coming to the site in larger numbers than ever before. The site recorded just over 2.23 million pageviews in 2018, with many of its stories syndicated across the regional network of TAPinto.net news websites. The year ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — When BAYADA’s Certified Home Health Aides were invited to celebrate the holidays at their Westfield office, they were treated to a few surprises. First there was the catered hot lunch and gift of a soft, warm blanket that proudly states, “I Love What I Do.” Field employees were ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Michele Smith, a licensed mental health counselor and owner of The Runaway Fork celebrated the grand opening of her new office at 66 Elm St. Thursday with family, Mayor Shelley Brindle, representatives from the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Westfield ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — About 100 people gathered at Shackamaxon Country Club Wednesday for the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday party, where several long-time members were honored and local business people had the opportunity to network while enjoying dinner and ...

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FANWOOD, NJ — Shovlin Mattress Factory, a Westfield-family owned business in Fanwood, donated $3,100 to Play For P.I.N.K last month to help fight breast cancer. This was the second year in a row that the small business has donated five percent of sales of its high-end Nirvana mattresses from the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – His most visually notable characteristic is his bouffant, a shock of hair that that can add a good 3 inches to his height, making him stand out from the crowd. Douglas Boneparth, who moved to Westfield from New York City just over two years ago, said his experience as a suburban ...

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The Westfield location is among 20 of the lingerie retailer's stores slated to close nationwide. WESTFIELD, NJ — The lingerie retailer did not return requests for comment for this story, but it’s no longer a secret: Victoria’s Secret Westfield location is slated to close. The principal of 235 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Paper that covered the storefront’s windows at Central Avenue and Quimby Street came down on Wednesday, and sidewalk cement in front of the establishment’s entry was still drying. The national eyeglasses retailer Warby Parker is preparing to open its next location in the heart of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —  Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Insurance Agency and Kinderprep of Westfield are collecting new and gently used toys this season for local children in need. Toys will be donated to Furniture Assist, a Springfied-based volunteer organization that provides families in need with ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Business Energy, a flexible work space, celebrated its grand opening in Downtown Westfield this weekend with local leaders and representatives from the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Westfield Corporation. Located at 220 Lenox Ave., the offices are ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.m., at SAGE Eldercare. Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Minuteman Press, a full-service printing, marketing and design shop, celebrated its grand opening Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Located at 334 South Ave. East, the franchise is run by Westfield couple Jim and Barbara Mooney and their son, Seamus. Minuteman Press has ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Andrew Calcagno of Flatiron Realty LLC, the new property owner of 50-52 Elm Street in Downtown Westfield — where Castle Bootery is located — said he was surprised to learn in an email announcement Friday that the 70-year-old children’s shoe store would close at the end ...

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Updated: Nov. 3 at 4:56 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ – A children's shoe store has lost its foothold in on Elm Street. The Castle Bootery announced Friday it is leaving its location at 52 Elm St., after about 70 years in Downtown Westfield. The announcement said the retailer lost its lease and will be ...

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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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Built in 1903, Westfield's Flatiron building has been restored to its original design. WESTFIELD, NJ – A recently gussied up building in the downtown is the latest location to house an upscale New York City-based clothing retailer. The restoration of the historic Flatiron building at Quimby ...

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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 mayor said. Mayor Shelley Brindle told TAPinto.net that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Spencer Savings Bank celebrated the opening of its new branch at 240 North Ave. West on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The location is one of the New Jersey-based bank’s two technologically advanced “financial centers,” a combination of a banking center and loan ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A major artery in the downtown has reopened after the month-long closure of Elm Street from Walnut Street to East Broad Street. Union County workers shut down the thoroughfare to replace a culvert, a type of drainage infrastructure, last month and although the thoroughfare ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year. The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Code Ninjas, a coding center for children ages 7 to 14, celebrated its grand opening in at 1006 South Ave. West in Westfield this weekend. At Code Ninjas, kids can learn by designing their own video games, as well as through STEM activities. “We’re not trying to make every ...

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