Village Apts. takes applications

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation, a senior living community in South Orange, is expanding its residential offerings with the addition of luxury one-bedroom, one-bath apartments for adults ages 62 and older. Applications are being accepted now for the 12 units, which are opening in late fall. Applications are available in […]

Cierkowski gives back

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Through A Sip of Art, a paint and sip art studio located in West Orange that opened in 2016, Efe Cierkowski of South Orange donates a portion of her business’ sales from private parties to local charities and school PTAs. Cierkowski has donated more than $8,000 to organizations such as the […]

Winchester Gardens earns industry’s seal of approval

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Winchester Gardens, a senior living community in Maplewood, recently announced that it has once again earned the highest vote of confidence from CARF, an international nonprofit accreditor that sets standards of excellence for health and human service organizations. An organization receiving a five-year term of accreditation has voluntarily put itself through a rigorous […]

Free business workshop on state contracts and competitive purchasing

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local business owners are invited to attend a free workshop on state contracts and competitive purchasing on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at McLoone’s Boathouse, 9 Cherry Lane in West Orange. This workshop is hosted by County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., the Board of the Chosen Freeholders, and […]

Maplewood honors green businesses

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca and Township Committeeman Frank McGehee honored the local businesses that participate in the Maplewood Green Business Program on Saturday, July 29, with a green ribbon cutting and a certificate presentation. The Maplewood Green Business Program recognizes businesses that are striving to use sustainable practices in their business operations […]

Kessler receives assistance dog Irvin

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit providing highly trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities, recently announced that Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation physical therapist Katie Young received a Canine Companions facility dog. Young was matched with Irvin, a 2-year-old yellow lab/golden retriever cross who has been trained […]

Classic Card expansion in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The successful South Orange Classic Card program is expanding into Maplewood, thanks to the SOMA Two Towns for All Ages initiative. This free card for residents ages 65 and older offers discounts at local restaurants and businesses. Participating businesses will decide on a discount or other special offer for […]

Maplewood businessman sentenced to five years in prison

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney Gen. Christopher S. Porrino announced that a man who stole approximately $298,000 from customers of his two debt relief businesses was sentenced to prison on July 19. Germaine Theodore promised customers of TGC Movement in Maplewood and Save My Future in Jersey City big reductions in their monthly bills, but he […]

Green Hill now offers pain and palliative care

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill recently announced its new pain and palliative care consultant service, Always Think Comfort, and welcomed Fran Hoh to the Green Hill team. Palliative care is interdisciplinary care that focuses on improving quality of life for persons of any age and their families or caregivers, who are living with serious […]

Gallucci: Entrepreneur of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — John Gallucci, founder and president of West Orange-based JAG Physical Therapy, has been named a 2017 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Award Winner. Winners are chosen from an independent panel of judges, including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance and the local community. The statewide award winners […]

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