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Kohler Signature Store in Paramus on Route 17 North

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General Plumping Supply has 9 other design showrooms in the Garden State
By Dave Schatz


Paramus - This spacious Kohler showroom opened at the end of last year and General Plumbing Supply (GPS) has been busy since then adding additional displays, according to Elisabeth Woomer, a lively saleswoman. 
"From lighting, to faucets and sinks to showers, cabinets and countertops, your inspiration is our mission," reads GPS literature. 
While GPS lists "designer showrooms" in Edison, Morris Plains, Bayonne, Hawthorne, Orange, Bergenfield, Matawan, Lakewood, and Green Brook on a broshure, it also has "additional locations" in Ridgefield, Union, Middletown, Dover, and Tenafly. But the Paramus location is not listed on the broshure yet. 
"For years, we've partnered with the most trusted manufacturers - from Kolher, Moen, and Grohe to KraftMaid," adds the broshure. 
And the shop is right next door to the Suburban Diner.

According to the Website, Woomer, on…

Construction of Food Emporium set to replace vacant Marlboro A&P is delayed

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Owner still hopes to open shop by end of October

By Dave Schatz





Marlboro - The Food Emporium being built-out on Route 520- and 79 that’s set to replace the A&P could still open by the end of October despite a “Stop Construction” order issued by the township on May 15, according to its owner.

Owner, Joe Doleh’s, modern 31,250 square foot new supermarket in the Marlboro Shopping Center marks Monmouth County’s first Food Emporium, and it’s also his first in the Garden State, said the Colts Neck resident.

But Doleh already operates three supermarkets in New York that trade under the Key Foods Marketplace banner, while his son owns a fourth, he said.

“We had them before Key Foods acquired the Food Emporium banner (from A&P at the bankruptcy auction), he said, explaining that he’s been a member of the Staten Island, New York-based Key Food Stores Co-operative since 2009.

“Key Foods bought the name,” and intellectual property rights, he added.

Though each of his Key Foods is set up u…