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Franklin Township Food Bank Benefits From Unity Bank Donation

Franklin Township Food Bank Benefits From Unity Bank Donation

The Franklin Township Food Bank will soon be the beneficiary of a $1,400 donation from the Somerset branch of Clinton-based Unity Bank. The donation is one of 15 bank employees will make to food pantries in the region and in Easton, Pa. In total, the bank and its employees raised $21,000 for the food pantries. […]

Ad-Hoc Committee Formed to Reconstitute Hamilton Street Business & Community Corp.

Ad-Hoc Committee Formed to Reconstitute Hamilton Street Business & Community Corp.

An ad-hoc committee charged with reconstituting the Hamilton Street Business & Community Corp. was created by the Township Council at its Nov. 26 meeting. Appointed to the committee were Mayor Brian Levine and councilmen Brian Regan (At-Large), James Vassanella (Ward 5) and Carl R.A. Wright (Ward 4). The committee will make recommendations on a “new […]

Advanced Dental Arts Buys Back More Than 50 Pounds of Candy, Sends to Troops Overseas

Advanced Dental Arts Buys Back More Than 50 Pounds of Candy, Sends to Troops Overseas

More than 50 pounds of excess Halloween candy was collected earlier this month from area children by a Somerset dentist. The candy is bound for American troops serving overseas. Dr. Joseph Haddad of Advanced Dental Arts, 738 Easton Ave., paid $5 per pound for the candy, he said in a release about the event. “Each […]

Somerset ‘Palace’ is Locale for County’s Largest Business Gathering

The largest gathering of business in Somerset County is set for Dec. 16 at The Palace, 333 Davidson Ave. in Somerset. The event is the Somerset County Business Partnership’s “Annual Meeting & Celebration of Success.” The event begins at 11:30 a.m., with a luncheon at 12:15 p.m. The luncheon will include a presentation of “the […]

Hamilton Street Business District Trustees’ Future Murky; Required Elections Never Held

Hamilton Street Business District Trustees’ Future Murky; Required Elections Never Held

Only three of the 12 members of the Hamilton Street Business and Community Corporation Board of Trustees were properly  installed into their positions, the Township Council was told at its Nov. 12 meeting. Township Manager Bob Vornlocker told the council that a review he conducted of the bylaws and other records showed that the trustees […]

Somerset Woman Nominated for International Leadership Award

Somerset resident and businesswoman Barbara Fuller has been nominated for an ATHENA Leadership award by the Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce. The award program “honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of professional accomplishment … women and men who excel in their chosen field, have devoted time and energy to their community in a […]

Avoiding Internet Copyright Trolls is Workshop Topic

Internet copyright trolling is the topic of an Oct. 24 workshop sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership Financial Services Special Interest Group at the partnership offices at 360 Grove St., Bridgewater. Set for 8:30-9:30 a.m., the  “Potholes & Speed Traps on the Information Superhighway” workshop will focus on the many companies that are using […]

County Businesses Invited to ‘Go Green’

County businesses can learn how to “go green” by participating in the Somerset County Business Partnership’s Green Challenge. Run by the partnership’s Sustainable Somerset Committee, the challenge is designed to “assist business decision makers in identifying opportunities to increase profitability through initiatives that improve energy efficiency, improve recycling efforts, conserve resources, and contribute to the […]

Video Reporter: Prostate Cancer Bike-a-Thon Draws More Than 100 Cyclists

Video Reporter: Prostate Cancer Bike-a-Thon Draws More Than 100 Cyclists

The sights and sounds of the Renaissance Community Development Credit Union’s 6th Annual Bke-a-Thon for prostate cancer awareness, which attracted more than 100 riders Sept. 21. Several courses, up to 50 miles, were offered The ride is done in conjunction with Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center. Participants could go on a 3-mile walk/ride through […]

Hello, Ball! 41st Annual Robert G. Ransone Golf Classic Nears

Politicians and business leaders will gather Sept. 21 for the 41st running of the Robert G. Ransone Golf Classic at Raritan Valley Country Club, Route 28, Raritan. What began in 1972 as a way to open up channels of communication between government and the business community has grown into the longest continually running golf event […]