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Twenty/20 Taphouse Readying For Opening

Twenty/20 Taphouse Readying For Opening

Twenty/20 Taphouse, the third component of the three-piece “event center” on Cedar Grove Lane, is within a couple weeks of opening. The gastropub will feature craft beers, craft sodas and comfort food. Twenty/20 is the last piece of property owner Ruben Patel’s “event” complex that stretches from Cedar Grove Lane to Easton Avenue and includes […]

Township Resident Looks Forward To Opening Of Day Care Business

Township Resident Looks Forward To Opening Of Day Care Business

Township parents will have another option for daycare for their toddlers come this fall, which is when the newest Lightbridge Academy is scheduled to open. The center will be located in the new Shops at Summerfield at Randolph and Schoolhouse roads, and will cater to children aged from 6 weeks to 6 years old. The […]

Budd Van Lines Acquires Merchants Moving & Storage

Budd Van Lines Acquires Merchants Moving & Storage

Township-based Budd Van Lines recently acquired Wisconsin-based Merchants Moving & Storage. The partnership will increase the combined companies’ efficiencies through a larger national footprint of service centers, surveyors, move counselors, and drivers, according to a release about the merger. The combined fleet of pack-and-haul driver teams will offer clients greater capacity during the crunch of […]

R Biryani Adda Opens Second Location In Franklin Park

R Biryani Adda Opens Second Location In Franklin Park

A decade of success in a smaller, food-court setting has spurred a local restaurateur to open a second location in the township. Amatul Roohi has taken her recipes of Hyderabad dum biryani from her location at the Desi Food Bazaar just about a mile away on Route 27 to the new location, called R Biryani […]

Proposed Hamilton Street Student Housing Could Pump $1.7 M Into Township Economy

Proposed Hamilton Street Student Housing Could Pump $1.7 M Into Township Economy

A proposed 362-bedroom student housing project on Hamilton Street could pump as much as $1.7 million a year into the local economy, a consultant said March 11. In 10 years, that same project could generate as much as $6.2 million in direct and indirect economic activity, consultant Todd Poole told a joint meeting of the […]

Township Man Named To PRSA NJ Board

Township Man Named To PRSA NJ Board

PRINCETON JUNCTION – Township resident Kenneth Hitchner has been named to the 2019 Public Relations Society of America NJ Board. Hitchner is Director of Content Strategy for CMA, a full-service communications, marketing and association management firm. Hitchner will serve a one-year term on the Communications Committee. In that role, he will lead PRSA NJ’s public […]

‘Marty The Robot’ Soon To Be Seen In Township Stop & Shops

‘Marty The Robot’ Soon To Be Seen In Township Stop & Shops

All three township Stop & Shop supermarkets will have a new “employee” zipping down the shopping aisles come this Spring. The new addition’s name is Marty; Marty won’t need to take breaks, won’t call in sick and may just need the occasional software upgrade. (But who among us doesn’t?) Marty is a robot being deployed […]

Freeholder Director Levine Pitches Amazon HQ2 In Somerville, Newark

Freeholder Director Levine Pitches Amazon HQ2 In Somerville, Newark

SOMERVILLE – New York’s loss may be Somerset County’s gain, if the county Freeholder Director gets his way. Freeholder Director – and former township mayor – Brian Levine on Feb. 22 announced that he is trying to revive the pitch the county made to host the Amazon HQ2 on a site in Somerville, but this […]

Franklin Food Bank Receives Donation From Unity Bank And Employees

Franklin Food Bank Receives Donation From Unity Bank And Employees

The Franklin Food Bank recently received a $1,200 donation from Unity Bank and its employees. The donation, made through the bank’s Somerset office, was part of $22,800 in donations made to 19 food pantries in New Jersey and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, according to a press release from the Clinton-base company. The money, a record for […]

Fitness Factory Celebrates Grand Opening

Fitness Factory Celebrates Grand Opening

The township’s newest health club, the Fitness Factory, threw itself a party on Dec. 14. The occasion was the Cedar Grove Lane club’s grand opening, and owners, staff and club members celebrated with food games and demonstrations of classes offered. On hand to help with the celebration was Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson, who assisted with […]