Business & Finance

November 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ- With the surprise snowfall yesterday and overnight the task of digging out cars, clearing steps, and shoveling sidewalks is on the top of today's agenda.   We reached out to Dr. Samantha Sammaro, a physical therapist at Pro Staff Physical Therapy in Nutley for some tips on how to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways. The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark today with ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark. The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Republican leader of the state Senate said Gov. Phil Murphy's tax plan ruined Newark's chances of being selected for Amazon's second headquarters.  State Sen. Thomas Kean Jr (R-Union) put the onus of the governor because he signed a budget in July that had businesses bearing the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka today said Newark has benefited from being in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters -- even if the corporate giant picks a different location. “It's not over 'til the fat lady sings,” Baraka said today at an unrelated press conference for the opening of a new ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The restaurant at 19 Valley St. that was Ricalton's, then South Mountain Tavern, will soon re-open with a new owner, and a new name: The Fox and Falcon. David Massoni, a restaurateur and South Orange resident, is the new owner. Massoni is also a partner with Three Kings ...

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EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced.  “There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Universal Technical Institute rolled out the red carpet to welcome local dignitaries, industry executives and business leaders during their official grand opening extravaganza Wednesday evening at their newest campus on Broad Street in Bloomfield. UTI will offer training to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield area residents are invited to explore the benefits of joining the world’s largest public speaking organization.  Essex Toastmasters meetings continue to be held at Bloomfield Civic Center at 84 Broad Street, Bloomfield. The club meets every second and fourth Thursday ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show. Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Chamber of Commerce (WOCC), in collaboration with the Essex County Office of Small Business Development, will present a three-hour Business Builders workshop entitled “Solutions and Tools to Grow Your Small Business” on Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Turtle ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Job recruiters from 11 companies across multiple industries will be on hand at an upcoming job fair at Essex County College, which is open to students and the public. The fair will be held Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the college’s fourth floor multipurpose room at 303 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) has hired Jennifer Brown to serve as Executive Director. Brown is set to replace Israel Cronk starting November 12. Currently the Executive Director of the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership BID in New York,  Brown will ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his economic development strategic plan, “The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”, at the On3 campus in Nutley on Monday. The plan sets New Jersey on the path to a stronger and fairer future where innovation and ...

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Menlo Park, CA. -  Facebook announced today that 50 million or more users may have had their personal data exposed to hackers.  According to Facebook, who reported the breach to the FBI and overseas authorities, 90 million users were logged out of their accounts, by Facebook, as a precaution when ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — TAPinto Westfield has hired Matt Kadosh as its managing editor as franchise owner Jackie Lieberman continues in her role as publisher of the hyperlocal news site. Kadosh comes to Westfield from NorthJersey.com and The Record, where he covered local news in Essex County for the ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. -  Just Jersey opened a second retail location in Montclair on Saturday.   The store is located at 179 Glenridge Avenue.  “Our store celebrates the best of New Jersey, through a carefully curated collection of products sourced by over 260 New Jersey–based makers”, said Co-Owner ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- As construction of a new mixed-use development begins at the abandoned Farrand Street property, residents are being asked to relocate their vehicles to the Glenwood Parking Garage and other surrounding lots. The last day cars can park at the Farrand Street lot is Monday, September ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--23 Skiddoo Café is a brand new café in the Watsessing Heights area of Bloomfield that opened in late June. It is named after the 20th century American slang phrase and caters to the neighboring residents, bringing life to the once vacant building. Owner Hodge Halili is from Glen ...

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HOLMDEL:  Know your neighbor! In this case, tune into your neighbor this Sunday morning, September 9, at 7:30 a.m. to view MSNBC's program; Your Business.  The business segment will include youth sports safety, specifically with regard to girls. The program will feature Holmdel based Hummingbird ...

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PATERSON, NJ-  Traditionally recognized the first Monday of September, Labor Day, was created by the labor movement and is, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.  While New York's was the first legislature to introduce a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild. At ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ– The Bloomfield Cruisers joined the celebrations when Universal Technical Institute formally unveiled their latest campus during a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this week at their new Broad Street, Bloomfield location. A week after the inaugural class of students began their first ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ– Universal Technical Institute formally unveiled their latest campus during a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony yesterday (Tuesday, August 21) at their new Broad Street, Bloomfield location. The campus, focused on automotive and diesel training, features new technology as the facility ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  For those of you who commute from Bloomfield by bus or car into the city on a daily basis, the beginning of the construction on the Route 495 bridge is far from welcome news.  Expected to take thirty months (over two years) to complete, the already difficult commute is only going ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology is following suit with the county government and will no longer bank with Wells Fargo over the bank's foreclosure practices.   MORE: Reverend plans to meet with Wells Fargo over Newark foreclosures Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Vincent and Julie Priore started Milestones Academy in 2009 in North Haledon, and now their company is branching off into Bloomfield. After celebrating a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at 5 PM with Mayor Michael Venezia, they will be officially opening on September 4. “We ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – More than 75 local business owners, entrepreneurs and senior managers of some of the largest corporations around Millburn Township attended a networking event at the Benihana restaurant in Short Hills Tuesday evening. The Millburn/Short Hills Chamber of Commerce hosted a “business ...

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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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