Local store named Top Operating Location
Monday, May 6, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Prudential Fox & Roach REALTORS honors local associate with Top of the Rock Award
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The annual event will go off for the 30th year on May 4.
The city’s mile-long Spring Block Party is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 4, between Fifth and 14th streets on Asbury Avenue. More than 400 crafters will be featured, along with food, entertainment and public service displays. There will be free pony rides for children on the Ocean City Tabernacle grounds at Sixth Street and Asbury Avenue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking will be free in downtown lots, including the Transportation Center at 10th Street and Haven Avenue, in back of McDonald's. Parking will be free on Wesley Avenue and all streets toward the bay from there. Parking meters and parking lot fees will be in effect on all streets to the ocean side of Wesley Avenue. The Spring Block Party began 30 years ago when the city was…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
This year's event takes place June 27.
Following last year's successful "Taste of Galloway" event, the Galloway Township Business Association (GTBA) is bringing the event back to Historic Smithville and the Village Greene this June. This year's event takes place on Thursday, June 27, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., the GTBA announced on Wednesday, April 10. Last year's event generated more than $4,000 for the Hope Chest at Beacon Church. No beneficiary for this year's event has been named at this time. The event offers residents from Galloway Township and the surrounding areas the opportunity to sample food from restaurants in the area. Last year's event allowed other individuals and organizations the chance to put themselves in the public eye. Last year, the Noyes Museum of Art Stockton …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The newspaper laid off 26 employees and will not fill 13 vacant positions.
The Press of Atlantic City has reduced its workforce by 15 percent, including the reduction of 26 employees, the newspaper announced Tuesday night, April 2. The paper also will not fill 13 currently vacant positions. The Press of Atlantic City's Publisher, James W. Hopson, told employees the reductions were being made in "preparation to sell the newspaper and related business to new owners," according to the Press story. The Press of Atlantic City's parent company put the paper up for sale in January.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Are you an area business that is Jersey Strong and open for business? Tell us in the comments below the article!
The Jersey Shore is open for business. So promises a video produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) featuring several local businesses that have reopened following Hurricane Sandy. In brief vignettes spliced with images and slogans of the shore's recovery, business owners and employees from Sandy-impacted towns invite customers back to their businesses by letting them know that not only are they open, but that in spite of the late-October storm they remain "Jersey Strong." The Beachcomber in Seaside Heights, Bain's Hardware in Sea Bright, and Used to Be's in Mantoloking are just some of the businesses featured in the video, which ends with a clip of a recent Gov. Chris Christie speech praising New Jersey's residents for …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
There's also plenty of music and food and drink specials offered by Galloway businesses.
A Smithville story is offering a trip to Ireland and a local radio station is offering a trip to Las Vegas as St. Patrick’s Day rapidly approaches this Sunday, March 17. Out of Ireland, a store offering imported Irish items run by three natives of Ireland and located in Historic Smithville and the Village Greene, is offering an all-inclusive trip to Ireland for two for seven days and seven nights. The trip is offered in conjunction with CIE Tours International. The contest is open to anyone who comes into the store and fills out an entry form, no purchase necessary. It’s the fourth year the store is running the contest, co-owner Vincent Breslin said. The store is also offering 30 percent off wedding rings, 20 percent off sweaters, and 50 …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Aficiandos of Hess toy trucks can rest assured that Christmas sales of their toy trucks will continue at the corporation's convenience stores.
Recent headlines announcing Hess Corporation's exit from the energy marketing and refining end of its global business will not affect what is perhaps its second-most-coveted consumer item after the petrol: the Hess Toy Truck. "The toy trucks which have been a tradition for 48 years will continue," a Hess spokesperson said, adding that "this November, the company will continue to sell the trucks at their stores." Since 1964, Hess Corporation has sold its classic toy trucks; offering a variety of collectible miniature trucks to consumers at the start of the holiday season each year in November. Despite the corporation's impending closure of its 1,350 retail gas stations, consumers will still be able to find the eclectic toys at Hess …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Woodbridge-based oil business will now divest itself of 1,350 gas stations, many of which operate in New Jersey and 17 other Eastern Seaboard states.
The familiar green and white Hess signs that dot the Woodbridge landscape and much of New Jersey may soon be no more. Hess Corporation announced Monday in a letter to shareholders at their annual meeting that it was divesting itself of its retail gasoline and convenience store operations, in an effort to restructure the company and improve its balance sheet. The move will affect 1,350 gas stations - many owned by Hess itself - that operate in 18 states on the Eastern Seaboard. The gas stations serve as many as 1.3 million customers a day, according to a report in Supermarket News. Hess did not say when it would begin either closing or selling off its gas stations, although a press release accompanying the news said that their closure, …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Bloomberg news: About $1 billion may be taken from Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster-relief funds
Across-the-board federal spending cuts that began yesterday may block as much as $2.5 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief for New York and New Jersey, according to the Garden State’s junior U.S. senator, according to Bloomberg. About $1 billion may be taken from Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster-relief funds, the main source for FEMA help for individuals and communities, said Paul Brubaker, a spokesman for Senator Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, according to Bloomberg. Bloomber reported that another $1.5 billion may be held out of block grants and transportation funding, Brubaker said. More can be found here.