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Trinitas Looking into Possibility of Merger with Larger Hospital Chain

March 23, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Talks of a possible merger between Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System have emerged this week. 

While there had been no formal announcement of a deal being reached by Trinitas, some employees have been notified of the talks. 

In a letter sent out by Trinitas CEO Gary S. Horan this week, he told employees the hospital ...

ProStaff Physical Therapy Welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante to their Nutley Location

NUTLEY, NJ - ProStaff Physical Therapy welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante as the newest member of the staff in Nutlley. 

Durante has been intrigued about the human body at a very young age which led him to serve as a certified personal trainer while studying to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Everyone is welcome to visit the Nutley location to see his creative exercises and ...

Eat, Drink, Brew: The Brook Tap House Opens in West Caldwell

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Conforti family, owners of Angelonis in Caldwell and Woodridge as well as Michaels in Nutley, is currently hosting a soft opening of the highly anticipated gastropub The Brook Tap House now located at 811 Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell. 

"We will start out this week with a limited menu with select picks from Chef Nick Conforti ...

TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is Business Spotlight at Kearny Bank

CALDWELL, NJ - TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is thrilled to be featured as the monthly Business Spotlight at Kearny Bank in Caldwell for the month of March. 

As part of the spotlight, a banner made by Tracey Diamond Designs [] is displayed in the bank’s lobby.

In addition, anyone who signs up to receive TAPinto’s daily e-news is ...

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning

NATIONAL -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not observe daylight saving time.

 “Fast Time,” the original name for Daylight Saving ...

Somerset County Revives Proposal for Amazon HQ2

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine plans to reopen talks with Amazon about locating the company’s second headquarters – HQ2 – in Somerset County.

He made the announcement Feb. 22 at a meeting of the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee.

Somerset County put in a bid for HQ2 originally, he said, but “the state nixed our idea and went ...

Baraka Says Newark 'Well Poised' For Amazon After HQ2 Leaves New York

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka today said that Newark is “well poised” to have Amazon’s second headquarters following the retail giant’s announcement to pull out of New York.

Amazon in November selected Long Island City, Queens and Arlington, Va. over Newark for its second headquarters, with a promise to create thousands of high paying jobs. But the company faced ...

Lidl Supermarket Chain to Replace Pathmark at Montclair's New Lackawanna Plaza

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A new supermarket chain will be coming to Lackawanna Plaza, but not without controversy.

By a 5-2 vote, During Montclair's planning board meeting on Monday, officials approved the application to redevelop Lackawanna Plaza as a mixed-use project. It was also revealed that German supermarket chain, Lidl, will bring a new store to the location.

The two objecting ...

Amazon Reportedly Reconsidering New York Location for HQ2

NEWARK, NJ - The retail giant Amazon picked other locations over Newark for its second headquarters, but now the Washington Post is reporting the company may be reconsidering its New York City decision.

Newark and 19 other locations were finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters, which prompted officials in each location to offer sweet tax incentive packages to lure the company.

Gov. Murphy: Minimum Wage to Increase to $15 by 2024 (VIDEO)

ELIZABETH, NJ – New Jersey residents are on their way to making $15 per hour at work.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday that will gradually raise the states’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024.

“For far too long, too many of our fellow New Jerseyans have been struggling to survive on wages that have not kept up with the cost of living,” Murphy ...


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IRS offers free March 28 webinar: Understanding how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup'

March 24, 2019

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will provide a free online, web-based information session in two languages on Thursday, March 28, 2019, to help people understand how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup.’

Doing a Paycheck Checkup means checking tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and making any necessary adjustments to avoid having too little or too much tax ...