Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Gala dinner takes place in West Orange this week.
Gov. Christie and Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. host the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo Gold Tie 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner, which takes place Wednesday evening at West Orange's Pleasantdale Chateau. As part of the celebration, a number of community business leaders will be honored for their support of the zoo: philanthropists Raymond G. Chambers and Ronald J. Mount, Investors Bank President and CEO Kevin Cummings, retired Prudential Insurance President and CEO Arthur F. Ryan, Appaloosa Management founder and Livingston resident David Tepper and Marc E. Berson, chairman of the Fidelco Group. Gov. Christie is serving as the event's honorary chair; Barnabas Health Chairman Barry Ostrowsky is chairing the dinner. All …
Monday, June 3, 2013
The frozen yogurt franchise and burger restaurant will share building that once housed Friendly's Restaurant.
The wait for Let’s YO! and Pudsters to open down Bloomfield Avenue in West Caldwell is nearly over. The frozen yogurt shop and old fashioned burger restaurant is expected to open their shared doors at the former Friendly’s Restaurant location, at 632 Bloomfield Ave., on June 15, said Fishman Public Relations Senior Account Executive Jayne Levy by email. The Let’s YO! in West Caldwell, which will serve dozens of flavors of frozen yogurt, toppings and offers iPad tablets for customers to play on, will be the newest location for the franchise, which has more than 20 locations in New Jersey. The former Friendly’s building has been vacant since the restaurant served its final meal in October 2011. The closing of the restaurant, which had …
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
U.S. Justice Department reaches settlement with Montclair-based bus company over ADA violation.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday it has reached a settlement With DeCamp Bus Lines over a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Montclair-based DeCamp has 30 days to comply with the terms of the settlement, which include removing any mentions on the bus company’s website and schedules which indicate a passenger needs to give 48 hours notice to obtain a wheelchair-accessible bus. While all DeCamp’s buses are wheelchair-accessible as required by law, and advanced notification was not needed, the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey found the bus company in violation of ADA requirements after a compliance review was performed …
Shop expresses Essex Fells woman's love for all things preppy, modern and bohemian.
It’s apropos Nellie Criqui named her new shop after herself and her daughter — Nellie & Bean Mercantile is filled with things she and her 12-year-old love. “It’s preppy, it’s modern, it’s bohemian, but it’s me,” Criqui said Tuesday looking around the space long occupied by Nature’s Corner at 840 Bloomfield Ave. in Verona. The shop is located in a charming old building with a farmhouse feel near the border of North Caldwell. Criqui painted the interior a crisp white and has set up vignettes around the shop highlighting items by categories, such as gifts for home, women, men, baby and tweens. You can also order custom-designed living room, dining room and occasional furniture as well as lamps from a stack of catalogs. Many items can be …
Monday, May 27, 2013
Entry level and experienced job seekers are invited to attend the job fair on May 30.
Graduates! Now that you have that degree, are you unsure what to do next? Grab your resumes and head to the New Jersey Collegiate Career Day on Thursday, May 30 at Rutgers University. From 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., more than 150 public and private sector employers will be at the Rutgers Student Center, 126 College Ave. and Brower Commons, 145 College Ave., according to a press release from the university. Free shuttles will be on hand to transport people between the West Stadium parking lot near High Points Solutions Stadium on Busch Campus and the site of the fair. Job seekers are encouraged to wear business attire and to bring multiple copies of their resumes, according to the university. For more information, visit http://careerservices.…
Saturday, May 25, 2013
The West Orange restaurant will shut its doors June 1.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Last week, Patch shared AOL Autos list of cars 6-10 for the best May bargains. Today, we provide listings 1-5.
Last week, we listed cars 6-10 in AOL Autos May top car bargains. There was plenty of variety and lots of savings out there. Today, we close out the list so you have time to get to your local dealer and save yourself some serious money. 5). Ford F-150 - New - AOL Auto Best Deal: $19,326 - $24,890 Rugged and versatile, the F-150 is great for life on the farm or in suburbia. The latest information shows the car selling at 13% below its sticker price. Safety features include four-wheel ABS disc brakes, electronic traction and stability control, front and side airbags and the Safety Canopy side curtain airbags. The F-150 offers a 4x2 or a 4x4 drive system, three cab styles, three pickup box lengths and several useful individual options and …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Cold and wet but Verona Park Arts and Crafts Fair was warm and inviting.
Rose Squared held its 28th annual Fine Art and Crafts at Verona Park show in Verona Park. People from all over the area enjoyed creative work of fine artists and crafters in glass, clay, clothing, leather, wood, jewelry, photography and much more.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Here's bargains 6-10 from the experts at AOL Auto with an assist from Carwoo.com.
May is more than half way complete. Summer is inching closer and the time we spend outdoors will increase during the next few months. Drivers need dependable cars to get them to the office, to the Shore and to those summer barbecues on the weekend. During the next two weeks, Patch will share AOL Auto's and CarWoo.com's Best New Car Deals for May so you can save some greenbacks and arrive safely and comfortably at your summer destinations. This week, we'll present new car deals 6-10 and follow up next week with the top 5 car deals. 10). Honda Crosstour EX - New - AOL Best Deal: $23,744 - $25,689 The Honda Crosstour is a weird mixture of a wagon, crossover and sedan. While the car's look may be polarizing, most people who test drive the car…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Wednesday, May 15
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch (smallbusiness.patch.com), to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the …