Business & Finance

August 13, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Jackson Education is having a soft summer opening this month. TAPinto Basking Ridge sat down with the owner, Walker Jackson, to find out more about his business. What made you decide to open a location here? Walker: I guess my first thought is “why not?” Every time I drive ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - This Tuesday's Bernards Township Committee agenda includes presentations by two developers seeking to build housing at two locations with a combined maximum of 466 housing units, with each to set aside 62 units for low to moderate-income housing.  Earlier this week, a release ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Work on Bernards Township school facilities will be accelerated, thanks to increased state aid. Board President Robin McKeon said the district will receive an additional $433,753 for the 2018-19 school year, an increase in the estimated state aid figure that was included ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Township officials are expecting to soon hold a preconstruction meeting with AJM Contractors of Clifton, hired on Tuesday, to discuss a major road project to repave and upgrade Hansom Road and Watchung Drive in The Hills this summer. The goal is to finish the $545,497 project ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - JCP&L has improved both its communication with municipalities and customers, and also its response to outages, since Superstorm Sandy plunged the entire township into darkness in 2012 and left residents wondering what help, if any, was on the way from the power company, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - About a dozen   gathered at Veneto Ristorante last Monday afternoon over some sandwiches, paninis, and good company, hosted by Walter Pardo (CEO)  and Jill Biagio (Client Relations) of Wealth Financial Partners (WFP.)  The crowd was walked through an interactive and ...

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Members of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM Studied Latest Retirement Account Planning Strategies, Estate Planning Techniques and Tax Laws at Semiannual Workshop LIBERTY CORNER, NJ – Walter Pardo, certified wealth strategist at Wealth Financial Partners, completed his semiannual ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bruce McArthur, who worked in Bernards Township's town hall for more than 30 years before retiring as Township Administrator as of this month, said he has done "lots of things" that he's proud of while working for Bernards Township for more than 30 years. McArthur _ who said ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A Massachusetts developer is asking the Township Committee to consider a submitted conceptual plan for 94 units of senior citizen housing _ including 67 units of assisted living housing and 27 units for residents who need memory care _ proposed in correspondence listed on the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Charter Day, one of the biggest events celebrated every year in downtown Basking Ridge, is almost here. The festival celebrates the awarding of the Charter of Bernardston on May 24, 1760, from King George II– that’s 258 years ago. The festival honors the history of Bernards ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ — Ridge High School would see additional teachers in sign language and English language arts next fall, as part of a $103.1 million school budget adopted by the Board of Education earlier this week. The board's approved budget will require a contribution of $89.7 million in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A state judge has knocked down a legal motion by a development group seeking to build up to 380 apartments and townhouses at the defunct Millington Quarry as a part of Bernards Township's required state affordable housing plan. Judge Thomas C. Miller on Friday denied the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The venerable Lloyd’s furniture store, an institution on Main Street for nearly 70 years, has been sold to the Stickley Furniture Company, a national retailer with a rich history that plans to continue Lloyd’s proud tradition of selling high-quality furniture to a discerning ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township's new police chief, along with a new recruit on the police force, are scheduled to be be sworn in at Tuesday's Township Committee meeting. A public hearing on the proposed $19.9-million municipal budget for 2018 is scheduled for the same night. Tuesday ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Container Store, at the Chimney Rock Plaza in Bridgewater, is celebrating its grand opening April 7 and April 8. The store is the latest among the new businesses opening in the plaza, including Whole Foods, Saks OFF 5th and Nordstrom Rack. The Container Store is a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. Certain Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks OFF 5TH stores were also affected, according to HBC. “We ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Following Bernards Township's usual practice of promoting from within, the township's longtime public works director, Patrick Monaco, has been appointed to replace Township Administrator Bruce McArthur, who will retire after having held that position in Bernards Township since ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Even though no firm numbers have been set yet by a state court, the Bernards Township Committee on Tuesday night approved a settlement with two developers to construct 198 market and affordable rental homes in the vicinity of the abandoned A & P supermarket at Dewy Meadow ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Friends of Stop the Quarry Inc. urged supporters to attend Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee meeting, where the township and owners of Dewy Meadow Village and Crown Courts Apartments are due to discuss a settlement plan to address Bernards' affordable housing ...

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  United Way Women United to honor Ronnie Weyl with Women in Philanthropy Award BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – Area women business and community leaders can network and hear inspirational speaker and “Working Mother of the Year” Denice Torres talk about the power of women at the United Way Women United ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends.  Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - People work hard all their lives accumulating assets, but they really only understand investments at retirement, when they must start paying for their lifestyle, said Walter Pardo, in an interview in the March edition of Advisors Magazine. Pardo is a Certified Wealth Strategist ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - An attorney for Community Investment Properties, which previously proposed building 235 homes as well as commercial space on the defunct Millington Quarry, approached the Township Committee this week asking for another look at scaled-back version of the proposal that ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Dave Daly, president and CEO at PSE&G, will speak on the future of energy in New Jersey at the Friday, March 16 Public Policy Luncheon sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership in collaboration with the Somerset County Energy Council.  The luncheon begins at noon at ...

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BERNARDS TWP. , NJ - This year's proposed Bernards Township municipal budget, which overall reduces the local municipal tax rate by a tenth of a penny, is one of the items on Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee agenda, along with final consideration of $1.42-million of already appropriated ...

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STIRLING, NJ - A large crowd gathered at the Plainfield Road construction site in Stirling for the ceremonial ground breaking of The Goddard School of Long Hill on Saturday, February 17.  Long Hill Mayor Guy  Piserchia along with councilmen, Planning Board members, Historic Preservation ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ –  The Stop The Quarry Plan (STQP) group has reached two of its three goals and is ready to celebrate that milestone. The invitation is open to the public. The Friends of STQP sent an event announcement to e-mail mailboxes of STQP supporters with news of the planned ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - At the urging of Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter, the township committee voted, 4-1, to introduce a "use" ordinance that would ban the sale and cultivation of marijuana at its regular meeting on Thursday. Committee member Michael Kelly cast the no vote, stating that the ...

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  BEDMINSTER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership and The Center for Contemporary Art will host a “Business Builders Breakfast” and workshop focused on sexual harassment in the workplace on Tuesday, Feb. 27 beginning at 8 a.m. at The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills ...

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