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Lance Promotes 5G Internet At Bell Labs

August 23, 2017

MURRAY HILL, NJ - Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) used a tour of historic Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill to showcase the work of the U.S. House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, on which he serves as the Vice Chair.  

On hand to welcome Lance were New Providence Mayor Al Morgan and Bernardsville Mayor Kevin Sooy.

Lance welcomed Commissioner Michael ...

Bernards Township Ranked as Fifth Best Place to Live by New Jersey Monthly Magazine

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The news is out, the township is ranked the fifth best place to live in New Jersey according to New Jersey Monthly’s newly published list of the Garden State’s Top 100 Towns.

Bernards Township Mayor Carolyn Gaziano said, “There's no better place to live than in Bernards Township. We have it all: the second lowest equalized tax rate in the State, ...

Cinemark Theater and Two Anchors Receive Approvals from Watchung Planning Board to Replace Route 22 Sears

WATCHUNG, NJ - Plans for a theater and two of the stores in the new shopping center that will replace Sears and Sears Auto Center on Route 22 and Terrill Road received approvals at Tuesday night's Watchung Planning Board Meeting. The next meeting, where final approval on the cinema is expected, is scheduled for Sept.19.

HomeSense and Sierra Trading Post are the two ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Market Week Summary: July 31, 2017 - Markets March Ahead

BASKING RIDGE, NJ-Last week, markets marched ahead within a busy reporting week. The Dow rose 1.16% to close Friday on another new high.[1] The S&P 500 notched a record high during the week, despite closing the week slightly down 0.02%.[2] Meanwhile, the NASDAQ slipped 0.20%, and the MSCI EAFE rose 0.21%.[3]

Generally strong corporate earnings reports helped markets continue to ...

Unsold to the Highest Bidder: Colorado Cafe Owners Reject Liquor License Bid That Failed to Meet Reserve Price

WATCHUNG, NJ – More than two decades of memories were auctioned off at the Colorado Cafe on Monday, July 31, as the country-themed bar welcomed patrons for one last time with virtually everything up for sale. The collection included kitchen utensils, the iconic Buck Off mechanical bull, and the valuable liquor license, which now has controversy attached to it.

Mark Bahna, ...

Property Tax Bills Mailed Out to Bernards Township Residents

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - For those local property owners who don't have their local property taxes automatically paid through a means such as a mortgage payment, property tax bills have been mailed out and should be arriving any day now - and your taxes are due by the beginning of next month.

The township website site announced that property tax bills for the third quarter 2017 would be ...

Daiichi Sankyo Opens U.S. Headquarters in Basking Ridge, Brings Worldwide Business Ties and International Flair

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Following months of waiting and many discussions between the company and area officials, employees from the Daiichi Sankyo offices, formerly located in two separate locations in Edison and Parsippany, have officially moved in to their new workplace in Basking Ridge.  

The global pharmaceutical company completed its transition into its newly ...

Market Update: Strong Stocks & A Falling Dollar

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Last week, the Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ again hit record highs. The midweek peaks fell by Friday, though market performance remained strong.[1] By week's end, the Dow dropped 0.27%, and the S&P 500 and NASDAQ dipped on Friday but closed up 0.54% and 1.19%, respectively.[2] The MSCI EAFE finished with a 0.46% increase.[3]

Corporate Earnings Drive ...

Somerville: Kalafer Meets with Somerset County Business Leaders Today

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee continues its series of discussions with New Jersey political and business leaders today, Tuesday, July 25, with Somerset Patriots Baseball Club chairman and Flemington Car and Truck Country owner Steve Kalafer.

The luncheon will take place at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St.

The Patriots ...

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Union County Surrogate Warns Residents on EIN Scam

August 18, 2017

Union County Surrogate James LaCorte cautioned residents to avoid online companies that charge fees of up to $250 to obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN).

“An EIN must be ordered directly from the Internal Revenue Service, and there is no fee,” said Surrogate LaCorte. “I am issuing this warning because it has come to my attention that there are some services ...