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Suburban Chamber of Commerce Dons the Green at Friday's Monthly Networking Breakfast; Mayor Provides Redevelopment Update

March 20, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Suburban Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly networking breakfast on Friday with over 60 attendees filling the public room of the Berkeley Heights Town Hall.

The local businesses were greeted with the sound of traditional Irish music from musicians from the Gov. Livingston Highlander Marching Band. The large crowd enjoyed a special breakfast ...

Bill’s Army & Navy Store Closes after 45 Years

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The parking lot is empty and the store is locked. A notice appeared in the front window this week, “Please be advised that Benjamin A. Stanziale Jr., Esq. has been appointed Trustee of Bill’s of Millburn, Inc. d/b/a Bill’s Army & Navy Store.  It further states “These premises and Contents therein are subject to the Jurisdiction of the United ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

JCP&L Prepares for Winter Storm Storm With Plan and Additional Crews

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  Food? Check. Water? Check. Shovels? Check. Electricity? Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is monitoring and will continue to monitor the winter storm that is developing along the East Coast. The company has stated that personnel are prepared to respond should the forecasted heavy snowfall and high winds cause power outages. To prepare for the weather event, ...

Distressed Homeowners Can Find Guidance At Free Foreclosure Presentation

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Property owners currently in foreclosure and those trying to avoid it can get some much needed information at a free presentation, Wednesday, April 19, at the Linden Public Library, 31 East Henry Street, Linden, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 

“Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action,” is free and open to the public. Panel members representing state and county ...

Suburban Chamber to Honor Prestige Diner as 'Business of the Year' Mar. 22; Sharing Network and Ted Romankow Among Others Recognized at Annual Awards Event

SUMMIT, NJ - The Suburban Chamber of Commerce, which advocates for businesses in Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights, will bestow its 'Business of the Year' on Prestige Diner when the organization hosts its Annual Awards Dinner March 22 at The Grand Summit Hotel.

Sharing Network will receive the 'Organization of the Year' award, and Ted Romankow will be recognized ...

Berkeley Heights School Board Views $1.2 Million Investment in School Security; Host of New Courses Mapped for Columbia Middle School Students

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ—The Berkeley Heights Board of Education, as part of the 2017-2018 budget process, is expected to be presented with a proposal to spend $1,175,200 on security improvements affecting all six of the township’s schools.

Expected to be proposed, in a spending plan due to be discussed at the board’s March 9 meeting, will be $94,500 for security camera upgrades, ...

New Providence Historic Society's 'History Talks' Series Draws Overflow Crowd; Bell Labs Archivist Highlights Notable Inventions

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Historical Society held their first of a series of 'History Talks' session on Thursday February 16, at the New Providence Memorial Library to an overflow crowd. 

Linda Kale, President of the Historical Society, was hopeful and expected 30 attendees, but when she opened the doors to the public, an incredible amount of people began to ...

Mayors Speak of State of their Towns at Suburban Chamber of Commerce Breakfast

SUMMIT, NJ - The Suburban Chamber of Commerce monthly First Friday networking breakfast featured a Mayors' Roundtable at the Grand Summit Hotel last Friday. Summit Mayor Nora Radest and New Providence Mayor Al Morgan were in attendance and shared their review of the state of their towns to the room full of chamber members.  

Mayor Morgan ...

Tesla opens on Rt. 22 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Tesla auto dealership in Springfield opened on January 16. The address is 135 Rt. 22 East.  The dealership is on the site of the former AAA office across from the newly opened Advanced Auto Parts and next to Staples.

This is Tesla’s fourth location in New Jersey and its major service center. A formal ribbon cutting will be done in February.

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Small Business Tax Workshop

March 22, 2017

The Small Business Development Center at Kean University (SBDC) is offering a “Small Business Tax” workshop on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 10:00 – 2:00 pm.

Learn directly from the New Jersey Division of Taxation the various State tax-related responsibilities and how to handle them, directly for the N Division of Taxation.

The workshop will provide tips and guidelines for ...