Business & Finance

October 9, 2018

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ — Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of The Goddard School located in Long Hill, are opening the newest Goddard School to meet the demand for early childhood education options in the growing community. The couple spent several years working in finance on Wall Street. When they ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ In September, the 180-acre Millington Quarry filed an application asking the Bernards Planning Board to split the property into two subdivisions, with the larger tract, at 129.48 acres, to be preserved to be "reasonably" developed in the future. But on Tuesday night -- when ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The check may be in the mail each year, but the Bernards Township Committee wants to verify that the amount that the state reimburses the municipality for hotel and motel taxes collected is actually correct. The Township Committee has on its Tuesday agenda a proposal to ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Despite opposition from neighbors and "no" votes cast by two members of the governing body, the creation of a new multifamily housing zone that can accommodate up to 280 new housing units was approved by a 3-2 vote of the Township Committee on Tuesday night. The vote came ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Committee settled an affordable housing lawsuit and agreed to rezone for multifamily housing off Mountain View Boulevard at its last meeting, and this Tuesday is set to give the final approval to the new zone, which would allow construction of up to 280 ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The United States Golf Association (USGA) in the Far Hills section of Bernards Township will be the location on Sept. 13 of one of the Somerset County Business Partnership's most well attended and effective business networking events, to be hosted in partnership with the Basking ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ This Tuesday, the Bernards Township Committee is set to approve two agreements designed to meet the township's state-ordered affordable housing obligation through 2025, including support for a proposal to construct 62 state-required affordable housing units among 280 apartments ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Each year, thousands of New Jersey children attend their first day of school without basic educational tools such as backpacks, notebooks and calculators. These under-resourced children struggle to succeed academically. Direct Sales Recruiting, LLC, headquartered in Basking ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione at a luncheon Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 where he will speak about business attraction and retnetion initiatives with business leaders.   The luncheon meeting ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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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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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - About a dozen clients 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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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset Station, an expansive Transit Village featuring apartments, townhouses, retail stores and a community center alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line - with an interior roadway providing access to Route 206 - was given site plan and subdivision approvals by 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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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years of serving the central New Jersey area and beyond. Kevin McHugh, owner and third generation of this family run business, takes pride in a job well done and Valairco’s commitment to providing the best value around through stellar ...

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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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