Business & Finance

May 23, 2020

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The borough of Bernardsville and the police department both have temporarily disabled access to their respective Facebook pages. The moves came in response to a litany of incendiary comments on both pages in response to the citation of the owner of the Country Home crafts ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -Are you looking for a great way to spend your Memorial Day weekend while keeping your family safe and socially distant but still entertained?  Drop what you are doing and call Tons of Toys in Bernardsville, they quite literally have everything you need to keep you and your loved ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ _ More mayors are joining Somerset Hills mayors, from Bernards Township, Bedminster, Bernardsville and Far Hills, as part of a “Main Street” Alliance of mayors from three counties who will advocate for a swift and safe reopening of businesses within their communities, the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Many Bernards Township operations remain up and running, with officials able to be reached by phone or email, even while investigators are continuing an "around the clock" investigator into a "ransomeware" attack on the township's network that downed the township website on ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ While the township is setting aside funds in a $4.9 million capital projects ordinance set for final consideration on Tuesday night, that doesn't mean that all of the budgeted money will actually be spent in a year where finances and revenues remain uncertain. [Update: The ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A proposal for a shared municipal court system with Bernards Township and other Somerset Hills towns is on Tuesday's "virtual" Bernards Township Committee meeting, which has again moved to an 8 p.m. start time. [Update: The meeting at which the ordinance was scheduled to come up ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ With so many businesses that offer services or products closed or having reduced hours due to COVID-19, residents in the Somerset Hills area are sometimes left wondering what's still open. To answer that very question, Bernards Township resident Ron DePasquale developed an app ...

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BERNARDS TWP. _ Bernards police said that a resident of Fellowship Deaconry fell victim to an internet lottery scam to the tune of $8,000 to $10,000 sent out in gift cards over a period of about six months.  The victim reportedly told police he received an email stating he had won an ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Unless the municipality can delay its scheduled tax payments to the Bernards school district and Somerset County, quarterly property tax bills will still be due on May 1, despite Gov. Murphy's executive order allowing towns the option of extending a grace period to June 1, the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee is scheduled to hold a public hearing and take a final vote on this year's proposed $41.9-million municipal budget and an introductory vote on a $4.9-million ordinance _ mostly for road, sidewalks and bridge construction _ at its third 'virtual' ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The reason for the Bernards Township Committee to continue meetings at 3 p.m. _ instead of the usual meeting time at 8 p.m. _ was questioned at last week's virtual meeting, but township officials said that the earlier time will continue until at least until a scheduled public ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - As a member of Ed Slott's Master Elite IRA Group, WFP Tax Partners summarizes the recent legislature that was unanimously passed by the Senate as part of the "Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act," or "CARES Act." The CARES Act to be Signed into Law waives ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – There’s a new website available for the latest information on local businesses: www.baskingridgetogether.org.  The Basking Ridge Business Alliance (BRBA) is launching “Basking Ridge Together” to support Bernards Township and surrounding areas during the challenges of ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The IRS is extending this year's tax payment deadline by 90 days in direct response to the impact of coronavirus on the economy. The U.S. Secretary of the Treasury announced the tax reprieve today which will extend the current April 15 tax payment deadline to July 15. The ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - In an effort to give back and to help businesses during these very challenging times, TAPinto Basking Ridge would like to provide the community with updates on what services our local businesses are offering during this time. Please click here and complete form. TAPinto ...

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During this unprecedented public health crisis, all of our TAPinto sites are dedicated to providing accurate and up-to-date news on the Coronavirus pandemic.  Local news coverage, now perhaps more than ever, is an essential service to keep readers informed. All residents can sign up to receive ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Delicious Heights is closing as of Monday, March 16 in response to the spreading of the novel corona virus, Ralph Aquaviva, co-owner of Delicious Heights, said in an announcement on Monday. Delicious Heights has three restaurants located in Berkeley Heights, Bedminster and ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The MAX Challenge of Bedminster/Basking Ridge celebrated its new location in the Dewy Meadow Village Mall with a packed 8 a.m. class followed by a ribbon cutting on Saturday, March 14.   Mikki Curcio, the owner of multiple The MAX Challenge franchises, saw an opportunity for ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Basking Ridge Business Alliance is hosting a public Network Now event next Thursday evening, Feb. 27, at the newly renovated Delta by Marriott, 80 Allen Road. The event is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m., according to posted information by the BRBA. The BRBA is inviting the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ While township officials always stress that they work on planning the budget year-round, 'tis the season when figures are being pulled together to compile the 2020 municipal budget in preparation for introduction and adoption this spring. Township Administrator Pat Monaco ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The sixth annual Winter Market, Homespun Holidays, and holiday tree lighting brought a crowd out on Saturday afternoon to enjoy a community holiday kick-off, including unique gifts and edible treats inside Bishop Janes United Methodist Church, with an evening tree lighting ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A major holiday event returns to downtown Basking Ridge on this Saturday, Dec. 7, with the 6th Annual Winter Market and Christmas Tree Lighting, including live holiday performances, from noon to 7 p.m.. The official lighting of this year's holiday tree is set for 5:30 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The air is getting a little crisper, and red noses are appearing on the faces of street passers-by.  The holidays are almost here!  And a great way to ring in the holidays is to come out to the 6th Annual Winter Market and Christmas Tree Lighting in Basking Ridge on Saturday, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Dunkin' Donuts celebrated the grand opening of their new location in Dewy Meadow at 415 King George Road in Basking Ridge.  Bernards Township Mayor Carol Bianchi cut the ceremonial ribbon on Friday and congratulated Dipak and Dwar Patel and their family on the recent opening ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Bernardsville Centre held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday to celebrate the completion of their expansion project. The project included a total face-lift -- the $6M overhaul also included the addition of approximately 16,500 square feet of retail space. The 90,000 square ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ _ As the township's busy road construction and curb and sidewalk improvements program for this continues into November, the Township Committee has awarded a contract to Landtek Construction DBA of Morganville to continue working on such public improvements around town. The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights recently received the Four Diamond rating by AAA. This marks the sixth Embassy hotel in the country to receive this elite rating. Fewer than five percent of the nearly 31,000 hotels and resorts approved by AAA receive the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Somerset County, including Bernards Township, has much to offer companies that want to do business in the area, but the suburban county is at a disadvantage in being promoted by the state, Mike Kerwin, CEO of the Somerset County Business Partnership, said in a recent ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Trader Joe's, in the Bridgewater Promenade, is set to officially open its doors Nov. 1. A sign on the front door sets the date for the opening in the building that formally held the Golfsmith. Anticipation for the new store has been mounting since Bridgewater Township ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee has directed its attorney to draft a ban on vape shops, or stores that primarily sell vaping products, in the near future. An ordinance banning vape shops, which Township Attorney John Belardo said he is fairly confident could stand up in ...

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