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Taxes for Average Somerset County Homeower Increase $5

April 25, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has adopted a $229M county budget for 2017 that preserves needed services to the county’s more than 333,000 citizens with minimal tax impact.

“We recognize that we have an obligation to taxpayers to operate efficiently and effectively, so we’ve continued to streamline our operations to provide essential ...

Public Can Learn About and Give Opinion on Quarry Redevelopment Plans at Two Upcoming Sessions

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Two public information and input sessions regarding the redevelopment of the largest undeveloped property in the township - the 180-acre former Millington Quarry - are scheduled for May 15 and May 24 in the main meeting room at town hall.

The sessions won't be formal hearings, but will be an opportunity for residents to get a closer look at redevelopment ...

Somerset County Young Professionals to Meet at Basking Ridge Country Club on Wed., April 19

BERNARDS TWP., NJ The Somerset County Young Professionals has scheduled an event to bring together the next generation of business leaders for an evening of effective and entertaining networking at “Young Professionals Happy Hour” on Wednesday, April 19, at the Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Road in Basking Ridge.

The event is scheduled for 5 ...

The Sandwich Generation: 6 Key Tips to Follow as You Juggle Your Own Retirement Planning

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Life can get hectic, especially when you’re trying to balance raising your children and caring for your aging parents. Finding the time to plan for your retirement may seem impossible, but it’s crucial to make plans today for your financial future.

How much should you be contributing to your retirement accounts? Should you consider a Roth IRA rollover? What if ...

Bernards Twp. Tax Bills Will Rise Average of $24 if Municipal Budget is Adopted on May 9

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The proposed 2017 budget introduced last week by the Bernards Township Committee - two weeks later than expected due to a March snowstorm - will be up for a public hearing and possible adoption at the May 9 Township Committee.

The public hearing date was pushed back from the originally set date of April 11 following the cancellation of the March 14 ...

Bernards School Board and Township Committee Due to Meet This Week

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Committee will play catch-up this week addressing the issues - including introduction of a municipal budget for 2017 - that weren't discussed when the last meeting of the governing body was called off due to a springtime snowstorm on March 14. This week's meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28.

Board of Education scheduled to meet on ...

TIMELY TAX TIPS: When Is Social Security Income Taxable?

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- The number 1 question for our tax clients about to retire is "When Is Social Security Income Taxable?"  The answer depends on your income.

Your Social Security income could be taxed. That may seem unfair, or unfathomable. Regardless of how you feel about it, it is a possibility.

Seniors have had to contend with this possibility since 1984. Social Security ...

Proposed Bernards School Budget for Next Year Breaks Total of $100 Million for First Time

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The proposed township school budget for the 2017-18 school year - if adopted by the Board of Education following a public hearing scheduled for May 8 - would for the first time total more than $100 million.

Adding in all expenses, including debt payments, the proposed spending plan for operating six township schools is a proposed $101,171,316 for the school year ...

For 9th Year, Atlantic Health System Named to Fortune's '100 Best Companies to Work For' List

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, was recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 46 in its ninth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

It is the only health care delivery system from New Jersey, and one of only three New Jersey-based companies on the list, ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

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Big Turnout for Lantern Hill Job Fair -- RN positions still available

April 11, 2017

On April 6, more than 75 job seekers attended Lantern Hill’s Job Fair.

“We had a great turnout and can’t wait to welcome new members to our fantastic team at Lantern Hill,” said Director of Human Resources Graham Haskell. “Many of the attendees were attracted to Lantern Hill’s work environment, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and the ...