Business & Finance Top Stories

June 5, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights is hosting an online virtual silent auction in partnership with the Berkeley Heights Business & Civic to benefit Business Aid: Berkeley Heights. Over 80 businesses and organizations have donated to the slate of amazing items up for ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Seeking to give small business that have been especially hard hit by the economic fallout from COVID-19 a boost, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has announced that applications for the expanded Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program will become live at ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Township officials and Downtown West Orange on Friday collaborated on a Zoom meeting to address how to execute Stage 2 of the community's reopening efforts. The discussion focused on how to execute the reopening of local non-essential businesses and restaurants in West Orange.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A judge ruled on behalf of Bridgewater Township Friday regarding a motion from Advance Realty for partial summary judgment to obtain immediate final site plan approval for the grocery store and hotel at the Center of Excellence site in Bridgewater. According to a notice filed ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The Wayne Farmer's Market which had been scheduled to debut on Saturday, June 6 has postponed their opening day to the following Saturday, June 13. The Wayne Black Lives Matter protest and rally is scheduled for the same date and only one hour after the Farmer's Market was set to ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Governor Murphy announced that non-essential businesses may reopen their doors for curbside pickup, as of Monday May 18.  Any business that is reopening that would like to be a featured business (for free), can email TAPinto Madison at madisoneditor@tapinto.net Stores reopening ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The battle for control of the Bayonne Medical Center continued Thursday with the filing of a temporary restraining order (TRO) by CarePoint Health and BMC Hospital LLC demanding that Hudson Regional Hospital (HRH) stop what they called interference in the deal between the two ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Seeking to give small business that have been especially hard hit by the economic fallout from COVID-19 a boost, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has announced that applications for the expanded Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program will become live at ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has announced that the 2020 “BizFest,” for Somerset County small businesses and residents will be held virtually on Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. This will be the SCBP’s first major virtual event in its ...

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As economic impact payments continue to be successfully delivered, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that some payments are being sent by prepaid debit card. The debit cards arrive in a plain envelope from “Money Network Cardholder Services.”  Nearly 4 million people are being sent ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Local leaders are coming together to support the Hasbrouck Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce's recently launched initiative to support and shop local businesses.  Wood-Ridge Mayor Paul Sarlo and Hasbrouck Heights Mayor Jack DeLorenzo joined Ray Vorisek and ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison has posted a job opportunity. The job is for a confidential secretary, finance and personnel departments. Interested applicants need to complete a Borough application at https://www.rosenet.org/280/Job-Opportunities Applications must be received by the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – When your favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, spread out tables and hand sanitizing stations – not to mention the house specialty – will be on the menu. Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back patrons on June 15. Although non-essential retail businesses will follow familiar rules that have been observed for months ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back patrons on June 15. Although non-essential retail businesses will follow familiar rules that have been observed for months ...

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WASHINGTON – With  159 million Economic Impact Payments processed, the Internal Revenue Service reminds many low-income Americans who don’t usually file tax returns to register for a payment by Oct. 15. Millions of low-income people and others who aren’t required to file a tax return may be ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back patrons on June 15. Although non-essential retail businesses will follow familiar rules that have been observed for ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — On Saturday, as he left rehearsal for a West Philadelphia church band, Troy Still was struck by what he saw. As protestors took to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd, so did looters taking advantage of little police presence in some pockets of the city. “I was in my ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back patrons on June 15. Although non-essential retail businesses will follow familiar rules that have been observed for months ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back patrons on June 15. Although non-essential retail businesses will follow familiar rules that have been observed for ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Up to eight people will be allowed to be seated together —but tables must be situated at least six feet apart — under state-imposed outdoor dining rules for food and beverage establishments, which take effect on June 15. In addition, Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren will be ready for outdoor dining, yoga, and martial arts when Gov. Murphy' s Executive Order #150 goes into effect. At a Special Township Committee Meeting held on June 3, the Warren Township Committee introduced Ordinance 20-19, which amends the Zoning Ordinance to allow ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Two Hawthorne businesses, American Electroplating Company, Inc. and Premio Foods, Inc., were among those honored by the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for environmental compliance, according to the Commission Thursday.  "For the 25th consecutive year," a statement from the ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Governor Murphy announced that non-essential businesses may reopen their doors for curbside pickup, as of Monday May 18.  Any business that is reopening that would like to be a featured business (for free), can email TAPinto Madison at madisoneditor@tapinto.net Stores reopening ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Citing much lower numbers of total COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, and the overall percentage being far behind Bergen County and the other hardest-hit parts of the Garden State during the pandemic, the county board of chosen freeholders again made an earnest appeal to Gov.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough officials are preparing for two protests this weekend stemming from the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis last week, and have reached out to merchants along Main Street to "use their judgement and prepare accordingly." A small group of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - While emphasizing there is no imminent threat, Police Chief Michael McMahon sent a letter to members of the Hillsborough business community Wednesday that urges merchants and building owners to be vigilant and prepare for the worst, as businesses across the country fall victim to ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – To assist local small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Middlesex County is introducing a Small Business Grant program utilizing federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CARES Act funding. The County intends to award a total of $1,062,260 in grants ...

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Starting Thursday, New York State will allow outdoor dining at restaurants in regions that are in Phase 2 of the reopening process, Gov.  Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday. The Western New York Region, which includes the Greater Olean area, entered Phase 2 Tuesday. According to a press release ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has announced that the 2020 “BizFest,” for Somerset County small businesses and residents will be held virtually on Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. This will be the SCBP’s first major virtual event in its ...

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