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Ocean State Job Lot Looks To Open By Thanksgiving

Ocean State Job Lot Looks To Open By Thanksgiving

A Rhode Island-based closeout retailer is hoping to open its doors in the township before Thanksgiving. Ocean State Job Lot of North Kingston, R.I. is moving into what was four spaces at the Franklin Towne Center at Route 27 and South Middlebush Road. Paul Cox, the chain’s director of store operation, said they’d like the […]

UFO Salon And Spa Celebrates 40 Years In Business

UFO Salon And Spa Celebrates 40 Years In Business

UFO Salon and Spa on Easton Avenue celebrated its 40th anniversary Sept. 9 in style, with food, music, games and prizes. And rain. The well-wishers who showed up didn’t let the weather dampen their spirits, though, as they celebrated the day under tents and in the salon itself. Township Mayor Phil Kramer was on hand […]

Somerset Family Physical Therapy Joins Patient On 5K Walk For ‘Autism Speaks’

Somerset Family Physical Therapy Joins Patient On 5K Walk For ‘Autism Speaks’

Employees of Somerset Family Physical Therapy are joining a former patient in her quest to raise money for an autism-related charity and are looking to the public for sponsors. The charity, Central Jersey Autism Speaks, was chosen by Joan, the former patient, because her grandson Chris has autism. After Joan finished her therapy, she joined […]

UFO Salon And Spa Celebrates 40 Years In Business With A Party

UFO Salon And Spa Celebrates 40 Years In Business With A Party

It no longer sports the space-age decor inspired by the original “Star Wars” movie, but the UFO Salon & Spa is still going  strong after its liftoff 40 years ago. Paul and Nancy Goldberg founded the salon on Sept. 29, 1978 in Rutgers Plaza on Easton Avenue. This was the couple’s second foray into running […]

PrimeWork Newest Shared-Space Offering In Franklin

PrimeWork Newest Shared-Space Offering In Franklin

Owners of small- and medium-sized businesses who don’t want to make a large investment in office space may have a new ally in the township. PrimeWork, a company offering shared-space office solutions, has opened its first location at 100 Franklin Square Boulevard, off Davidson Avenue. The 28,000-square-foot space encompasses the entire fourth floor of the […]

Protec Ducks Announce Affiliation With NAHL’s Minnesota Magicians

Protec Ducks Announce Affiliation With NAHL’s Minnesota Magicians

The Protec Ducks, a group of youth travel hockey teams, has announced its third league affiliation. The teams, based out of ProtecHockey Ponds Ice Center on Worlds Fair Drive, have joined the Minnesota Magicians as part of the North American Hockey League, according to a press release from the company. The Ducks are already affiliated […]

Unity Bank Is Top Ranked New Jersey Community Bank On American Banker Magazine’s Top 200 List

Unity Bank Is Top Ranked New Jersey Community Bank On American Banker Magazine’s Top 200 List

Submitted by Unity Bank. CLINTON – Unity Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTY), the parent company of Unity Bank, was the top ranked New Jersey community bank on the American Banker magazine list of the Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks. Unity was ranked 19th nationally on the respected industry list, which reviewed 633 institutions throughout the […]

Somerset Wendy’s General Manager Named As A Top General Manager For 2017

Somerset Wendy’s General Manager Named As A Top General Manager For 2017

The general manager of the Somerset Wendy’s restaurant on Easton Avenue has been named one of Wendy’s 200 Top general managers for 2017. Wiilly Diez has been with the Wendy’s Company since 1997, according to a press release. He and the other top general managers were recognized recently at the Wendy’s Restaurant Support Center “for […]

Unity Bank Listed In Top 50 Community Banks By S&P

CLINTON – Unity Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Unity Bank, was one of only two New Jersey community banks to break the top 50 of S&P Global Market Intelligence 2017 best-performing community banks with assets between $1 billion and $10 billion. Unity was ranked 43rd nationally on the respected industry list. Nationally, 533 financial […]

Fourth Annual Danielsen Job Fair Draws Hundreds

Fourth Annual Danielsen Job Fair Draws Hundreds

Hundreds of job-seekers filed into The Imperia April 18 for the 4th annual Job Fair hosted by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17). The afternoon began with seminars on topics such as interview techniques, business attire and job search tips. Later, job-seekers could meet representatives of more than 80 companies,some of whom conducted interviews on-site. The […]