Business & Finance

July 25, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — The quiet of a tree-lined Westfield neighborhood was interrupted by singing, chanting and banging at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday as dozens of protesters marched up Standish Avenue to the home of Maria Morris, a member of Wells Fargo’s board of directors. The group — immigrant families with ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Plans by the Summit YMCA to build a new outdoor pool and a 32,000+ square-foot building at the site of the Community Pool on Locust Avenue are moving ahead. It took a little more than two hours Wednesday night for the applicants to receive preliminary and final site plan ...

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Lantern Hill, a premier Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey has launched a valet parking service for guests of residents and other visitors to the campus. Valet parking is available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week. “We’ve received a very positive response from ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights has one primary focus. You. It might not always look that way. After all, most of our articles aren't really about you, but things TAPinto editors think you care about. Such as what the Berkeley Heights Council is doing. What's happening ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Lassus Wherley & Associates, P.C., a private wealth management firm, with its headquarters in New Providence and a second office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has joined the private wealth management division at Peapack-Gladstone Bank as a subsidiary, Last week Lassus ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston 2018 graduate Nicholas Kwan was the Berkeley Heights recipient of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for his outstanding community service. Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic and the Vice Chairman of the ...

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If you don’t know by now, Girl Scouts is much more than cookies, crafts, and summer camp. In fact, the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey say they should host your next professional business conference, special event, or any other big celebration in which you are looking to seriously ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After The Connell Company employees had an hour orientation session, they were ready for their first Home for Good Dogs adoption event that was open to the public. The event was held at The Grove, nestled in the center of Connell Park in Berkeley Heights, last ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Suburban Chamber of Commerce kicked off the summer season with its sixth annual Berkeley Heights Street Fair on Sunday with live entertainment, artisan crafters, food vendors, rides and games. Thousands of residents and visitors, young and old, enjoyed food trucks, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Planning Board approved the variance application for Untied Brewing Company at its Tuesday, May 5 meeting. The company is looking to open a microbrewery at 140 Spring Street, the former Fabloc Mills building. Untied Brewing Company was represented by Attorney ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Suburban Chamber of Commerce, which advocates for Businesses in Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights, honored Skin Deep Salon and Spa as Business of the Year at its Eighth Annual Service Awards Awards Dinner at The Grand Summit Hotel.  Skin Deep Salon and Spa opened their ...

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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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ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, has served as past Chairman and now Vice Chairman, of the Trinitas Health & Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For decades, the remaking of New Brunswick's riverfront has been a tug of war between historical and environmental conservationist​s​ on the one hand, and developers and city officials on the other. The 2030 physical master plan for Rutgers University has ignited a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amazon released its short list of  20 potential sites to build a massive east coast headquarters Thursday, disappointing more than 200 other cities and smaller towns that had salivated over the prospect of 50,000 new jobs and billions of dollars in associated economic benefits – ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.  This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The construction of the new Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights is nearing completion and the contractors are finishing design details. Shane and Duane Connell and the Embassy Suites management invited Mayor Bob Woodruff for an exclusive "hard hat tour" of the work-in ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Walmart in Watchung was closed all day on Tuesday due to water damage and remains closed on Wednesday.  Store employees on site said that they are being moved to the Union store and that they were told the Watchung store will be closed until further notice.   

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Berkeley Heights residents didn’t disappoint this year as many homes participated in the inaugural Berkeley Heights Battle of the Bulbs competition.  The first-year contest had residents light up their homes for the holidays for a chance to win a $150 Shop Local gift ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights YMCA preschool students hopped on their school bus for a field trip to sing a holiday song to the over 40 business men and women that attended the monthly Berkeley Heights Chamber of Commerce meeting last Friday, December 15. After singing Jingle Bells, the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee's spotlight video  of the Berkeley Heights Tree Lighting and Third Annual Winter Walk held on Saturday, Dec. 2. The tree lighting was presented by the Berkeley Heights Recreation Special Events committee and the Winter Walk ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This Holiday Season, the Suburban Chamber of Commerce encourages you to shop local by offering "Shop Berkeley Heights" gift cards and can be purchased at SCC HQ in Summit, Smith Chiropractic and DERCO Print. Each certificate comes with a packet that includes instructions ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Residents of Lantern Hill, a distinctive Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence raised more than $68,000 for the community’s Staff Appreciation Fund. The annual campaign is organized each year as a way for the residents to say “thank you” to non-management ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University will be raising the campus-wide minimum wage to $11 an hour, university president Robert Barchi announced in a campus-wide email on December 11. The move comes as a partial victory for the local labor rights group, Rutgers United Students Against ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Suburban Chamber of Commerce elected its 2018 Board of Directors and Officers at its annual holiday party on Wednesday evening at CWI.design in New Providence.  Outgoing Chair Mike Shapiro, founder and CEO of TAPinto, thanked the 2017 Directors and Officers for their ...

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Editor's note: To nominate a home, click here. BERKELEY HEIGHTS - If you believe your outdoor holiday decorating skills deserve a little fanfare, whether it’s your first time decorating or you are bringing out your inner Clark W. Griswold (Christmas Vacation), you are invited to share the ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - A car dealer on Route 22 has agreed to pay $37,500 to six consumers whose cash deposits were allegedly stolen by a sales representative who has since been fired, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs  announced. Liccardi Ford, Inc. (“Liccardi ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - A car dealer on Route 22 has agreed to pay $37,500 to six consumers whose cash deposits were allegedly stolen by a sales representative who has since been fired, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs  announced. Liccardi Ford, Inc. (“Liccardi ...

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