Business & Finance

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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Newark boasts a large – and growing – tech force. Brainwalk, an occasional series, will introduce you to some of its rising stars. Standing near his office on the tenth floor of the glass skyscraper housing Panasonic’s North American headquarters in Newark, Tyrell Cotten is distant -- about ...

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CLARK, NJ -  There were no boxes to pack, no yard sales, no moving trucks and only a forwarding URL address as Arthur L. Johnson High School’s newspaper moved to its newest home on TAPinto Clark.   The Crusader Today – ALJ Student News is now exclusively featured in its own section on TAPinto ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Join in for the grand opening of Macy’s Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.   Be one of the first 200 customers to arrive and you’ll receive a "Scratch, Win, Smile" scratch-off card. During the event, be sure to shop to the tunes of a live DJ. Snap ...

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New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal? David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Wednesday, that Essex County is withdrawing all of its accounts from Wells Fargo because of predatory lending schemes and aggressive foreclosure practices by the banking giant. Under DiVincenzo’s directive, Essex ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency. The Port Authority will launch the pilot test ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Anthony's Cheesecake, on Washington St. in Bloomfield Center, is the winner of a national 'Corner Stories' promotion. The promotion, created by Screenvision Media, will feature a profile of Anthony's in the pre-show portion of major motion picture showings from today through ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The old Marty’s Shoes building on Broad Street in Bloomfield could be torn down and replaced with three dozen apartments. For several years, new residential and mixed-use developments in Bloomfield have largely been clustered in the blocks surrounding Bloomfield Avenue, with ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield is now on Instagram.  TAPintoBloomfield.net is a member of the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @BloomfieldTAP  and ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - For decades, Wawa has been an institution in Central and Southern New Jersey. The Delaware County, Pennsylvania-based chain of convenience stores and gas stations can be found throughout the Philadelphia suburbs, but is now continuing a major expansion into the New York ...

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CLIFTON, NJ-- Pro Staff Physical Therapy held a grand re-opening of their Clifton location. The event marked the unveiling of the newly renovated facility that is now better served to cater to their growing customer base. Pro Staff Physical Therapy and Dynamic Hand Therapy believes in treating ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield's top ten stories of May 2018 include awards for members of the Bloomfield Police Department, Mac's bike ride to Florida, and an appearance of a local eatery on Saturday Night Live.  A 19 year old Bloomfield High School student is in police custody after an ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- When 'The Sopranos' ended its 10 year HBO run in 2007, it started a new run for Holsten's Brookdale Confectionary in Bloomfield. The iconic final scene was filmed in the 75 year old ice cream parlor that went from being a local favorite to the subject of internet chatter all over ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- The Bloomfield Center Block Party is scheduled for Saturday, May 19th (rain date –Sunday, May 20th) and the Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) invites everyone to come to downtown Bloomfield and join the fun.  The community event is a chance for visitors from near and far to enjoy a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- On Friday April 27th, Bloomfield Center Alliance staff, along with Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia and other dignitaries, attended two ribbon cuttings marking the opening of exciting new commercial ventures in downtown Bloomfield. The "ceremonies," represent the continuing growth ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey is $2.89 today, unchanged from last week, but 20 cents higher than a month ago and 50 cents high than May 7, 2017. The survey of prices was conducted by AAA Northeast.  On the national scene, the survey found the ...

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TAPinto Newark cleaned up in the Garden State Journalists Association's 2018 Memorial Journalism Awards recognizing excellence in journalism, winning five awards for the website's news reporting. The association announced the following prizes for TAPinto Newark: Print/Spot News:  2nd ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- On Tuesday, May 1 Bloomfield Township will begin a 90-day trial period of parking pay stations in the heart of Downtown, a move that is expected to save time and money for Township parking enforcers. The Council voted unanimously Monday to enter into agreements for parking ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Bloomfield Community Calendar. You can submit content through our site https://www.tapinto.net/towns/bloomfield by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in ...

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Newark's popular Urban Enterprise Zone, which expired under Gov. Chris Christie's administration, is close to making a comeback. Legislation co-sponsored by Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin that would extend Urban Enterprise Zones for 10 years—including reviving the one in Newark—received final ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy visited Montclair Thursday to roll-out plans to restore funding for two of the Department of Community Affairs’(DCA) neighborhood improvement programs.  The two programs, Main Street New Jersey (MSNJ) and the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP), were ...

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Montclair, N.J-- Governor Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver today announced plans to restore funding for two of the Department of Community Affairs’(DCA) innovative neighborhood improvement programs – Main Street New Jersey (MSNJ) and the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) – to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- An appellate court panel of three judges has overturned a previous decision from 2016 on the value of a property containing the historic Lackawanna Train Station that the Township of Bloomfield acquired through eminent domain proceedings. This new ruling could potentially save ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents Ben Von Doussa and John Barton came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night to explain that they have recently obtained a license from New Jersey to sell out-of-state wine and will soon be open for business. Von Doussa and Barton have partnered with ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists. In ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The average price at the pump in New Jersey is up one cent over last week to $2.69. Today’s average price is 11 cents higher than a month ago ($2.58) and 31 cents higher than it was on April 9, 2017 ($2.38). AAA’s April 9 survey of fuel prices found the current national ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The borough’s landmark Union Hotel was sold at a sheriff’s auction held this afternoon. The property was awarded to Raritan Township resident Steve Romanowski and the transaction marks the next step in the hotel’s complicated history. The hotel was owned by Flemington Union ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of corporate and government leaders as well as the mayors of several Essex County towns will come together at the eighth annual “Meet the Mayors” event at its new location, the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, on April 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., to discuss major issues ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - George Juzdan and Christa Limone have franchised TAPinto Passaic Valley, providing original local news coverage for the residents of Little Falls, Totowa and Woodland Park. They are joined in the venture by Tom Roskop. George Juzdan was born and raised ...

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