Business & Finance

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 [traceydiamonddesigns.com] is displayed in the bank’s lobby. In ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Support for those impacted by the fire that destroyed the historic Marcal Paper Mill on Wednesday continue to pour in. While elected officials led by Mayor Andre Sayegh, Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, and Paterson Council President Martiza Davila offered any government assistance ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The former Ballantine Brewery, a 1.1 million-square-foot property at 424 East Ferry St., has been sold for $61 million. Turnbridge Equities, a real estate investment and development firm with five offices around the United States, and investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy is calling on the federal government to provide funding for the Gateway Tunnel project that would expand access for NJ Transit and Amtrak into New York Penn Station.  On Monday, the governor toured the aging North River Tunnel that carries 200,000 New Jersey ...

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ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - One of the oldest environmentally friendly paper companies in the United States, and an iconic New Jersey landmark, has burned down.   For over five decades Marcal’s glowing red sign high atop the now destroyed building told passersby of their proximity to the City of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several local businesses have collaborated to provide a luncheon for federal employees and their families on Saturday, January 26. Free food and dessert will be provided at the First Congregational Church located at 40 S. Fullerton St. from 12:30-3:00PM. Food has been donated ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The city and one of the world's leading candy manufacturers are partnering to bring a nonprofit that will work to beautify Newark. Mars Wrigley Confectionery, which is slated to move into the new Ironside Newark building, will be the sponsor that brings Keep America Beautiful to ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ -- With almost 25 percent of all American adults having no retirement savings or pension, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on “Best States to Retire” list for 2019. To the surprise of few people, New Jersey ranked among the most worst, landing at No. 46 ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – TAPinto Bloomfield was named the Electronic News Source the Bloomfield Board of Education in a resolution unanimously passed at the Jan. 2 BOE meeting.  TAPinto Bloomfield has become the place to go for original news and information in the township. TAPinto Bloomfield is just ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ -  One of Hunterdon’s most storied and iconic stores is closing up shop and going out of business. Flemington Furs announced its closing in a letter to its customers. “After 98 years of being a family held business, we will be closing our doors and liquidating our entire ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Gelotti has been invited and will be participating in Gelato Festival World Ranking in Italy next month, store officials announced. On a rainy day in August, Chef Mike Guerriero, and his Gelotti team prepared for Gelato Festival America 2018 at Liberty State ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fishing industries ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of revenues and employment, according to the latest report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In 2016, both saltwater fishing industries in the state ...

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On a rainy day in August Chef Mike Guerriero, and his Gelotti team prepared for Gelato Festival America 2018 at Liberty State Park,  https://www.gelatofestivalamerica.com the first stage on the American Gelato Festival tour. His uniquely crafted Persian Paradise, a creamy blend of rosewater, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Governor Murphy at Parsippany Based, Earth Friendly Products to express their support for a $15 minimum wage.  Earth Friendly Products has offered $17/hour as a minimum wage at their company for all employees since 2014.  The company was used as an ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – With the continued successful redevelopment of Bloomfield’s Downtown area, the Township sought input from business owners in Watsessing Avenue Station area on Tuesday evening.   The Township fielded ideas on responsible redevelopment during a special stakeholder engagement ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Data breaches are becoming more frequent and more expensive. Recently, Marriott announced that more than a half million customer accounts had been exposed to hackers. Companies are closer to being required to notify users of online security breaches now that legislation sponsored by ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Margaritas will be on tap this weekend when 'El Toro Loco' celebrates their grand opening in Bloomfield Center. Billed as a 'Modern Mexican Kitchen,' the restaurant has a major influence from the Lone Star State.  The fun begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday and continues until 1 a.m.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nearly a year in business, the embattled Dairy Air ice cream company, has permanently closed its doors. Located at 521 Bloomfield Ave, Dairy Air came under fire for having, what residents called, a "sexualized" logo.  Shortly after opening in 2017, the ice cream ...

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Welcome to NJ Flavor, the newest section on TAPinto.net. Here we’re exploring tastes of the Garden State with stories and videos about the foods we love, from the hottest trends to hidden gems, the stories behind our favorites, destinations, awesome ingredients, events and festivals and, of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Legislation championed by Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti at the behest of his nine year old son was unanimously approved by the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee on Monday. The bill, A-4462, would prohibit towns from requiring licenses for children operating ...

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