The Almond Tree Manor, a fixture on Central Avenue in Alpha, New Jersey, for a few years, has closed, in line with proprietor Tony Boulos. He spent 48 years within the restaurant enterprise, together with 27 years main the Almond Tree. Boulos, a local of Lebanon, mentioned he is able to retire, spend time with grandchildren and construct his dream dwelling. He might train cooking. Along with his restaurant work, Boulos has been lively in fund-raising for charities.
The Allentown Toy Mfg. Co. is closing after greater than 70 years. Proprietor Nancy Homan cited rising prices on the enterprise, which sells carnival toys, stuffed toys, promotional objects and novelties. The enterprise, based in 1948, will shut by month’s finish and any stock left might be donated to charities and faculties. Within the meantime, all the pieces contained in the 725 N. 10th St. constructing is on the market, together with furnishings, fixtures and workplace tools.
First Financial institution has acquired two New Jersey places of OceanFirst Financial institution, in Monroe and Flemington, Hunterdon County. First Financial institution mentioned the acquisition will enhance its presence in central Jersey. Each places have reopened as First Financial institution branches.
First Financial institution now has 18 full-service branches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. It’s traded on the NASDAQ World Market underneath the ticker image FRBA.
Buckno Lisicky & Co. of Allentown has merged with Loch, Elsenbaumer, Newton & Co., a South Whitehall Township accounting agency. The mixed agency will observe underneath the Buckno Lisicky identify. Bruce Loch, Don Elsenbaumer and Bob Newton will relocate to the Buckno Lisicky’s Allentown workplace. Buckno Lisicky was based in 1969.
Aloha Vitamin has opened in south Allentown, at 2907 W. Emaus Ave., behind the Twice As Good classic clothes retailer. Aloha proprietor Mikayla Owen mentioned her cafe will fill a necessity for quick meals that can be wholesome. Aloha serves teas, snacks, and drinks; its shakes can present all of the vitamins of a meal. Aloha is open Monday via Saturday; see social media posts for updates on occasions, the menu and hours.
The Nice Wall restaurant on Larry Holmes Drive in Easton, close to Wawa, has closed. No additional info was obtainable on whether or not the restaurant will reopen. The shop has been gutted. The Chinese language restaurant was open for a few years, offering a contemporary interpretation of basic dishes.
Elite Salons & Suites will open at The Promenade Outlets at Saucon Valley. Elite Salons has suites for unbiased magnificence professionals who work collectively. Every suite could be adorned independently. In accordance with Elite, its system eliminates the up-front prices of opening a standard salon, easing the pathway towards proudly owning and operating a enterprise.
Elite Salons & Suites might be on The Promenade’s Foremost Avenue, close to the bowl fountain.
Additionally at The Promenade, The Further Pair by Sole Provisions shoe retailer will maintain a grand opening Saturday and Sunday. Sole Provisions operates 16 retail places from New York’s Hudson Valley to Austin, Texas, with seven shops in Pennsylvania.
The Larger Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Mirror Magnificence Studio, 2002 Hanover Ave., Allentown, final week.