Open for Business

The following businesses are open for business or offering online services.
Please support them wherever you can.

Advertising & Marketing

Dr. Rissy’s Writing and Marketing – Morissa Schwartz 732-306-5995 – providing social media services to clients to help them promote their businesses. This is a good time to let people know about businesses who are still operating on social media; and for those currently closed, they can get a leg up on their social accounts and rankings by building them up now  Facebook: DrRissysWriting

Matawan Aberdeen Hometown Shopper – Look for the Summer Edition which will be mailed during June.  Special discount for September issue.  Contact Joan Roum 732-834-0034

TownPlanner of Monmouth County – 732-616-4781  “Keeping your business on display every day”, Check out my Facebook page at Facebook: TownplannerofMonmouthCounty

Barber Shops

Justin’s Barbershop – 255 Broad St, Matawan 732-970-4479
Open as of June 22nd by appointment only

Man-iac Barbershop  1077B Route 34, Aberdeen 732-444-4684
Open as of June 22nd by appointment only

Child Care

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has opened an Emergency Child Care Center for Essential Personnel.  For those interested and in need of child care they can reach out to our office at 732.566.9266      Website:


Cross of Glory Lutheran Church is offering recorded worship services on their Facebook page available every Sunday 8AM

Matawan United Methodist Church – 478 Atlantic Ave., Aberdeen 732-566-2966 Re-opening of Everyone’s Closet Thrift Store – Tues. 6:00 – 8:00 pm Thurs. & Sat. 10:00 am – 12 noon.  Enter through front doors to Fellowship Hall.  Must wear mask & social distance 6 feet.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

Cleaning & Disinfecting Services

Affordable Remediation & Emergency Services L.L.C. 360 Main Street, Matawan.
732-705-7795 remediation and infectious disease disinfecting. COVID-19 Virus Cleaning Certified by OSHA and IICRC.  Website –

Central Jersey Cleaning Services 732-947-0795 Offering residential and commercial cleaning along with fogging and disinfecting services (20% off for Chamber members)

Servpro of Aberdeen / Holmdel – 732-290-3170  Visit our Coronavirus resource page for more information or call 1-800-SERVPRO to locate a local SERVPRO franchise professional offering these specialized cleaning services.

Electrician – Emergency Services

Ziegler Brothers – Ed Ziegler 732-566-6219 or 732-241-8618 email:

Financial Services

Banks – all banks are open for drive-thru and online banking  See our banking listings

Calta Tax & Financial Services 732-335-8500 Taxes prepared via online document or drop-off in lockbox submission, online filing

Erika Boyer, Financial Advisor Edward Jones  Offering complimentary portfolio reviews to provide perspective on how individual financial goals may have been impacted with the changes in the market and income disruptions   Office: 732-365-2128  Cell: 732-616-6740 Email:  WebSite:

Jay Sincoff, CPA – 732-251-9250 Open for online tax preparation and advice

Thomas Vastardis, CPA 732-238-1908 x1  Website: – providing online tax & CPA services.  For his latest newsletter see here

Fitness, Yoga, Dance, Art & Training On Line

Ambition Martial Arts – 732-970-6446 Online Training Academy is now available! Visit Facebook page for more information on adult classes  and classes for kids

ArtWorx Events – Phone: 732-804-4074  Email: Danielle Arno – ArtWorx Events can now bring the fun and creativity of personal expression right to your computer! I now offer step-by-step online paint & sip team building events or art parties! You can create your masterpieces on canvas, canvas tote bag, wine glasses or wood. I can create a supply package for local pickup or drop off or can provide you with links to purchase your own. Please reach out with any questions or for more information.
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Becoming Sound is currently offering a series of videos for doing yoga at home. These are for anyone with any level of yoga experience or flexibility, beginner-friendly and can be done separately, or linked in a series for a longer practice.  Videos will be emailed at $15 each.  Payment accepted via ApplePay, Facebook Pay and PayPal.
Presently, the following are available:
Yoga for Stress and Anxiety (47 minutes); Becoming Sound Yoga – Supine (lying face up) (20 minutes)
Becoming Sound Yoga – Kneeling (25 minutes); Becoming Sound Yoga – Standing (23 minutes)
Becoming Sound Yoga – Sitting (20 minutes); Skype or FaceTime one-on-one yoga classes $45 for 45 minutes.
Every morning except Sunday, from 9-9:10 I offer a free Singing Bowl Meditation live on my Facebook page below.
My name is Steven Russell.  I am a Licensed Massage Therapist, a Certified Yoga Teacher, and a freelance musician.
Contact me at:, Website:, 732-939-1909, Facebook:

Kin Chi Yoga – online virtual classes live and able to be replayed on our Facebook private group page-Yoga/meditation/all around escape from the mind. Offering a new digital subscription online

Lambarri Dance Arts  Online dance training for children 2-18 years old in ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, tap, conditioning & more; Adult fitness classes including cardio, stretching, conditioning, yoga & more   Email for schedules and discounted pricing.

MJXpressions, LLC – 732-859-2541 offering online dance lessons. People who are interested in registering for a free class, can email us at Email  Visit website to see video.
We are also open for curbside performances and remote sessions with all Celebrity Impersonators.Click here for information on Outdoor Celebrity Impersonator or Painting Parties.

Tula Yoga 1212 Hwy 34, Suite 27, Aberdeen, NJ 732-970-7500 offering online yoga classes.
Also offering Outdoor yoga classes in Aberdeen.  Please bring your own mat and props for practice. We will practice social distancing and encourage masks to be worn until class starts. You can purchase a single class or class package . Pre registration required : click on classes
Also check out their 7 year anniversary special sale.

Funeral Home Services

Fully operational and open 7 days a week and services families with certain public gathering and social distancing procedures.

Bedle Funeral Home – 732-566-1962
Day Funeral Home– 732-264-1352
Waitt Funeral Home & Cremation Services 732-566-5300

Hair Salons

Artemis Salon 243 Main St. 732-566-0022
Open for business by appointment only as of June 22nd

Hello Princess Hair Salon 92 Main St., Matawan 732-765-1779
Open for business by appointment only as of June 22nd

Plush Stylz Beauty Salon  144A Main St., Matawan
Open for business by appointment only as of June 22nd

Health Care Services


AFC Urgent Care – 1140 State Route 34 Aberdeen 732-583-5100 – Open regular hours and our dedicated staff is committed to serving the Aberdeen and Matawan community. Offering COVID-19 testing for those who meet the clinical criteria for testing, are asymptomatic and also for antibody testing.  Now Offering Cost-Free COVID-19 PCR Testing & Antibody Testing For Uninsured Patients.
AFC Urgent Care Aberdeen also offers telemedicine visits for people who may feel more comfortable staying in their homes for a video visit with one of our board-certified physicians.  Patients can visit our website  and select Start a Telemed Visit to schedule an appointment.  Most insurance accepted and/or affordable self-pay.  AFC Urgent Care Aberdeen now proudly accepts patients with the following three Medicaid insurance health plans. If you are insured with Horizon NJ Health (NJ Family Care), UHC Community Plan, or Aetna Better Health, visit our center for all your walk-in urgent care medical needs. We are open seven days a week and look forward to being of service!

Mobile Medicine NJ  – Aberdeen – Home Visits & Telemedicine 732-314-7410 – offering in-home visits and limited COVID-19 tests. Please visit their website at

Dr. Falguni Patel, FACOG Gynecology and Aesthetic Medicine – 1340 Route 34 Aberdeen, 732-444-4859
Open for all medical services  EMail: Website:

Nursing Homes & Assisted Living

Alcoeur Gardens – 732-290-2273 Toms River and Brick; coming to Matawan/Aberdeen in Fall 2020 – fully operational for Alzheimer patients. Please visit their website at for further information.

CareOne at Holmdel
– 732-946-4200 Offering virtual tours & respite stay
We have been doing our due diligence to stay open the whole time while many facilities have not been able to take admissions (covid-19).  We have a designated area for Covid & noncovid & continue to provide 5 Star care for Subacute rehab, Skilled nursing care, and also for Some Respite Care. We are here to help our community!

Home Care Services

Always There To Care Home Care Services, LLC, Sandra Lawrence-Owner, Freehold 732-995-6525  Open and operating – Website:

Lares Home Care  Matawan – 732-566-1112 – Providing home care services and still accepting new clients. They can offer free consultations via phone or video conference. Please visit their website at or their Facebook page is

Senior Helpers Manalapan – 732-866-4488- Continues to provide home care services to seniors and accepting new clients Website:

Visiting Angels of Matawan Matawan – 732-671-2899  – Providing home care services Website:

Mental Health Services

Grace Abounds Counseling, LLC 732-696-8162 Felicia Etuke, PhD, LPC, LCADC, ACS, NCC
Providing Telehealth Counseling Services Website:

Inner Clarity LLC – 732-639-0232 – Providing Telehealth Counseling Services for individual and group therapeutic services. Some of our therapists are in-network with Cigna, BCBS, and Medicare. Currently, during COVID-19, BCBS has chosen to waive copays for in-network services. Unsure whether or not telehealth is covered? Ask us. Website: FB:

YMCA Counseling & Social Services Launches Telehealth Behavioral Health Services for Critical Support Continuity During COVID Crisis. Please see attached letter from LeeAnn Wagner, LPC, LCADC | Vice President,Counseling & Social Services, YMCA of Greater Monmouth County  (P) 732.290.9040, ext. 424 website –

Dental Services

Garden State Smiles of Matawan – 125 Main St., Matawan 732-639-0000 Open for emergency services

Isaacson Orthodontics – 160 Main St Matawan 732 566-4005. Our offices are currently closed through the end of April but the Drs. Rick and Jim and their team are available by text and phone at 732 870-8077 for any concerns, if you run out of aligners, elastics, etc. Please visit our website at where you can also send us an email.

Other Health Care

An Eye to the Future 935 Highway 34, Suite 1A, Matawan 732-583-9797 – Available for eye emergencies. Visit website and click the red emergency button and the doctors will get a text and call you.  Office will be reopen on May 26th for all types of eye exams.

Chiropractic Naturally – NEW LOCATION – 52 Tennent Road, Morganville, 732-583-8358  We are open! Telemedicine and office reopened on May 11th. Not sure if you need a chiropractor?  Then: JOIN ME FOR COFFEE in the morning via telemedicine. It’s an invitation at no charge to ask questions.!  Call or text: 732-895-0747 with a time you’d like to meet, or email me at  Website:

Mullaney & Associates Physical Therapy has reopened 732-970-4974  We are currently seeing patients in the clinic Mon-Thursday and continuing to provide virtual services on Fridays.  Patients are being treated on a one-on-one basis and all CDC recommendations are being strictly followed.  Patients can make appointments through our website at or by calling  732-970-4974.

ProFysio Physical Therapy –  1212 NJ 34, Aberdeen, 732-970-7882  We have made major changes to keep you safe. Contact us to schedule an appointment for the in-person care you need at one of our 5 convenient locations, We also offer virtual telehealth appointments. Every ProFysio physical therapist is a Doctor of Physical Therapy that will create a treatment plan this is customized to each patient’s needs and goals. More information here on their website
? In-person appt. hours: Monday-Friday 8am-7pm
?️ Virtual telehealth hours: Monday-Saturdays 8am-7pm
You can book an online physical therapy session online at

Holistic Services & Well Care Services

Dimensions Reiki LLC – 732-832-1036 – Providing Holistic Telehealth Services through Reiki for individual and group needs. Spiritual cleansings, readings, and counseling also available remotely. Find YOUR Intention and Love Your Well-being! Website: Email: FB:

Luv-Health – Sherry Khachatryan, RN, BSN, AADP – Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Functional Practioner – 908-216-0059 All Coaching online.  Contact for online coaching to get healthy, improve immunity, etc.  Cooking classes and other programs being planned for future.  Email – Website – FB group


Allstate – Brian Fisher Agency 732-583-4160  open for business; all clients must wear face masks Email –

Business Insurance Consultants, Inc. Matawan, (732)-946-9300 Fully operational Independent “Trusted Choice” Insurance agent providing the best valued insurance products for the retail & service, healthcare, technology and construction industries

Farmers Insurance – Myers Agency  228 Rt. 34 Matawan 732-441-9398 cell: 732-604-2534 email: . Website:, The business offers comprehensive insurance and risk management planning and offers policies in home, flood, auto, business, life and umbrella insurance. The business also offers Medicare supplemental insurance.

New York Life Insurance, 732-744-3745 – Nick Iannitelli, Managing Partner –  Open for business; offering online services.  Please contact Alexis Morales at for further information or visit website at

Legal Services

Barbara Downs McNulty, Esq. 732-566-9101 barbara@downsmcnulty.comImmediately available to provide the following legal services:  drafting of wills, powers of attorney and medical directives; residential real estate matters including purchases, sales and refinances; family law and divorce matters including custody, child support and alimony; municipal court and traffic tickets; and workers’ compensation matters. All of these services are available and can be performed remotely via emailed questionnaires and forms and via phone conference.

Law Offices of Michele Alcalde, Esq. 732-766-1407 | Para Español: 973-405-1522 |  Anyone who may have immigration consequences by responding to Municipal Court by mail in response to COVID-19 pandemic should consult an immigration attorney before doing so.  LOMA is Providing assistance to clients with a broad range of immigration matters including Municipal Court Matters, DACA Recipient Representation, Family Petitions, Naturalization, Removal Defense, Visa Application for Crime Victims or Battered Spouses, Asylum Applications

Legal Shield/Identity Theft – Jackie Berman 732-610-1567 Given the current situation that we all find ourselves in, we want to stress the importance of having your Will, Medical Directive and Power of Attorney in order.  Love to talk to you about getting these important documents updated Facebook: JackieBermanLegalShield

Louis E. Granata, Esq. 159 Main Street, Matawan 732-583-3636 Open and available for service

Martha Vogt, Esq. 732-583-0900 available to draft wills, powers of attorney and medical directives remotely via emailed questionnaire or taken over the phone; finalized documents to be emailed or mailed. Complete transaction during these troubled times

Powell & Roman 732-679-3777 offering remote legal services email: Aisha Postell

Other Members Offering Services

Diaz Architects & Associates 210 Main St. Matawan – Architectural services
Tel:  212-730-2240 Email:  Website 

FindOurTrueNorth, LLC  – 1 Ravine Dr. Matawan – Kevin Cornelio, CPC, ELI-MP – I use expertise in identifying, analyzing, and applying people’s most effective attributes to generate customized solutions to their greatest challenges.  Current services: 1-on-1 coaching, group workshops, and our proprietary reinforcement training (all available remotely).  Email  More information is available on our website, and via our  Facebook Page 

Getting Ahead in Business – Milton Paris, the owner, has an opportunity available for people to co-host on his radio show as a way to advertise their business.  Contact Milton at 732-306-0400 or Email: for further information on this and other business development and marketing strategies. Website: .See flyer about co-hosting radio show  Getting Ahead in Business radio flyer 1

Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library – offering many services online for you, your family and your business   If you are a resident of Matawan or Aberdeen and do not have a library card to access these services, you can apply online

Metta Coaching – Amy Brundage 607-699-9130 Providing Career and Management Coaching via Zoom call. Email:  Click here to find out more about coaching or schedule a complimentary session with me now:

Nautical Media Group 732-979-2300 teaching businesses how to keep face to face meetings, conferences, showcase their products and teach online courses   Email: mary.foti@NauticalMediaGroup.comWebsite:


Pet Services

Berg Animal Hospital open and offering veterinarian services 622 Route 34, Matawan 732-566-6550
Pet Oasis – 393 State Route 34, Matawan (Old Bridge) – Open for pet supplies – reduced hours – 732-970-8800 More information:

Plumbing Services

O’Gorman Brothers Plumbing – 732-497-0399 Emergency Only

Real Estate

Real Estate services are now considered essential;  Realtors can do business, but only on a one-on-one basis. Agents can show a home to a buyer/buyers -(No groups, parents/extended family)

Hometown Realty  – We are providing all services to meet our real estate customers’ needs and exercising safety practices for the protection of all. Phone consultations are also available should anyone have a concern about making their mortgage payment and/or the future of their asset. Hours – Mon-Fri 9:00am – 7:00pm, Sat & Sun 10:00am – 3:00pm – Susan McGowan, Broker of Record, office 732-583-8888; cell 732-614-4025; Website

KP Edgestone Realty is available by phone to answer any questions you may have about the real estate market, selling your own home or buying a home. We can do Virtual Open Houses to give you a tour of a beautiful home without ever leaving yours! Additionally, the KP Edgestone Realty website pulls listing directly from the MLS, so you can search in real time. Go to and try it. If you would like more information about a property, give us a call at 646-246-5598.

Patti Naparstek of RE/MAX Imperial  Patti Naparstek, Sales Associate – RE/MAX Imperial  I am Ready to Assist with ALL Your Real Estate needs! Offering consultations via phone, email or Video conferencing, Virtual Home Video Tours, Electronic document signing and more! When You are Ready to make Your Move, Contact Patti Direct: 732 778-3213, Email: Strathmore Resident Specialist,  website
“Search for homes on my Mobile App –

RE/MAX Champions Since 1999, RE/MAX Champions has stood as the premier source for residential and commercial real estate service in Matawan-Aberdeen. Our highly professional agents are technologically-equipped to implement virtual methods of showcasing homes and correspondence and will devise strategies to help our clients accomplish goals while safely navigating today’s marketplace. To be connected with an agent, please contact us at (732)672-1216 or  Services: Home Sales & Purchases, Rentals, Commercial
Patricia Champion, Jeffrey Lee, Jethro Kwok, Broker-Owners, RE/MAX Champions

Resources Real Estate & Notary Services  cell -732-491-9194, office – 732-212-0440,  Regina Gallagher, Realtor, Notary and Sales Associate with Resources Real Estate is available for notary services and to provide a free comparative market analysis if you would like to know the value of your home.

Theresa “Tracy” Gibson / eXp Realty 732-500-1211  Continuing my services including Video or Telephone consultations for buyers or sellers.  360 Degree/3D & Drone Video Virtual tours for all listed properties.  Live Video Virtual tours by sellers who do not want in-person showings.  Electronic contracts and listing paperwork, as usual.

Restaurants providing takeout & delivery

– Cambridge Club 400 Lloyd Road, Aberdeen – Curbside Takeaway Open to the Public 732-765-6220
Also offering a 2020 Summer Escape Membership Plan

– Court Jester 1077A State Hwy 34, Aberdeen – Offering full menu for take-out 732-566-6674

– DiBari’s Main Street Pizza 259 Main St., Matawan – Take-out or Delivery Service 732-566-9991

– El Rinconcido de Mama 129 Main St., Matawan – Open for take out 732-970-5931

Flame 800 745 Route 34 Matawan – Open for curbside pick up and delivery as of May 27th from 4 – 8 pm
732-970-6565  Our

Ginkaku Japanese Bistro  787 Route 34, Matawan – Open for take out 732-566-5556

– Grana Pizza Café  25 Morristown Road, Matawan – Offering delivery, curbside pickup and take-out specials

– La Cashina Ristorante 53 State Route 34, Marlboro – Take-out and Deliveries 732-834-0025
see website

– McDonald’s of Aberdeen 1108 State Highway 34, Aberdeen – Open for take-out, drive-thru and delivery

– Mediterranean Chateau 27 Freneau Ave., (Rte 79), Matawan – Take-out and delivery (Thursday – Sunday) 732-696-8900 for to go orders.  Also serving sangria to go

– MJ’s Matawan 845 State Highway 34, Matawan –  Offering Take out and Free Delivery 732-566-2220 MJsRestaurant/ MJ’s now offers cocktails to go.  In addition to bottled beer, bottles of wine and alcohol, pre-made cocktails are available  See MJs Cocktails to go flyer
OPEN FOR OUTDOOR DINING as of June 15th – see website

– Sahara 34 1008 Route 34, Matawan – Take-out and delivery Grocery Open 732-566-2225


Avon – Marjorie Benhamou 732-850-2445 Visit my online store Website: or Avon  Email: or  Shield Yourself!  Covid-19 protection & cleaning products
Donate hand cream to nurses in local nursing homes & hospitals through Avon – call Marjorie

Costco – Hazlet 2835 Route 35 Hazlet – 732-335-3800Reduced hours Costco-Hazlet

Costco – Marlboro 18 Route 9N, Morganville – 732- 617-4340 Reduced hours Costco-Marlboro

Hometown Kitchen & Bath 745 Route 34, Ste 7, Matawan – 732-970-8282  Our business is open.  We are working virtually with clients on designs and have our installers ready and available to come out to measure or give estimates on kitchen renovations.  Email: Website:

The Geekery – 133A Main Street Matawan, NJ (732) 696 – 8530 offering curbside pickup and free local delivery. We’re again receiving new comics books and fun stuff weekly! Message us on social media (@thegeekerynj) today to set up an order. Whether you’re looking for something particular or a great recommendation, we’re here to help!
Open for business with safety protocols.

Pet Oasis – 393 State Route 34, Matawan (Old Bridge) – Open for pet supplies – reduced hours – 732-970-8800
More information:

The Print Shoppe 1077M Rte 34, Aberdeen,  732-583-4343  Currently open Monday-Friday 9:30am -4:30 pm CURBSIDE SERVICE – NO WALK-INS
Email orders to or submit through our website.
We will print your order ASAP and call to arrange payment and curbside pickup.

Stop & Shop – 1129 State Route 34, Aberdeen – 732-290-7544 Reduced hours; special hours for seniors Stop&Shop-Aberdeen

Tiffani’s Vintage Closet – 154 Main St., Matawan,  M-F 10-5, Sat. 10-3, Sun. by appt.  732-970-5778
Open for business with safety protocols.

Verucastyle – 114 B Main St., Matawan 646-931-0319 filling online orders placed at and providing free ground shipping.
Open for business with safety protocols.