Girl Scouts Host Young Women of Vision Leadership Breakfast

June 8, 2017

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Westfield-based Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey recently hosted a Young Women of Vision Leadership Breakfast featuring a panel of successful women discussing female entrepreneurship and how the Girl Scouts shaped their lives and leadership styles.

Panelists included Vonda McPherson,owner of Vonda's Kitchen & Caterer to Super Bowl XLIX; Julie Averbach, GSHNJ ...

7 Ways to Get More from TAP into Basking Ridge

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Leaving a Legacy -- 3 Differences Between Life Insurance and Roth IRAs

Basking Ridge, NJ- If you’re planning on leaving a legacy for your children, grandchildren, or loved ones, you may be wondering how to do so in the most tax-efficient way. Both life insurance and Roth IRAs allow you to transfer assets from one generation to the next, tax-free. However, as similar as these two vehicles are, they also have three very different rules and guidelines that ...

Basking Ridge Firm Among 12 Businesses Nationwide to Receive Federal Homeland Security Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $9.7 million to 12 small businesses for 13 Phase II contracts through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. A Basking Ridge firm, Card Smart Technologies, was among those selected for the awards.

Each Phase II award contract received approximately $750,000 ...

Jen Korn named New Bernards School Board Member; 2017-18 School Budget Approved

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Frequent Bernards School Board attendee Jennifer Korn - who has been a consistent opponent of the PARCC testing in township schools and a self-described advocate for "the kids in the middle" was chosen from among seven candidates on Monday night to fill a board vacancy throughout 2017.

The board voted unanimously to appoint Korn to fill out a seat left vacant ...

Presentation of 2017-18 School Budget, Appointment of New Board Member Due at Monday's BOE Meeting

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A presentation on the proposed $101,171,316 school budget for 2017-18 - to be followed by a possible approval vote - and also the selection and swearing in of a new board member to replace Priti Shah are both on Monday's agenda for the Bernards Township Board of Education.

The agenda for Monday's meeting is posted on the ...

TAPinto Spotlight on Delicious Heights

TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features Delicious Heights opened as a take out only deli in 2002. Since, they moved and renovated ...

Taxes for Average Somerset County Homeower Increase $5

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 ...

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TAPinto Crushes Readership Record in May with 853,958 Readers; Breaks 6M Readers for the Year

June 6, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -, a network of 65 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, broke its all-time readership record with 853,958 readers and 2,103,803 pageviews in May 2017, up from 639,508 readers in May 2016.  TAPinto also registered more than 6 million readers and 20 million pageviews during the last 365 days, breaking its all-time record ...