Business & Finance

July 21, 2021

EDISON, NJ –  Edison Heating and Cooling offers new and existing customers the option to purchase a maintenance contract and, according to owner Mike Iarrapino, there are various benefits for routine HVAC maintenance.  "Routine check-ups and maintenance are key to ensuring your comfort systems ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Compared to their counterparts in New Jersey’s 15 largest counties, Morris County residents enjoyed the biggest average weekly wage gains during 2020, according to the federal government. That’s the good news. The not-so-good: The county saw a decline of employment during the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee passed a resolution on Thursday night that will add $529,465.88 in revenue to the 2021 municipal budget. Robert Hoffmann, the township administrator, explained that Chatham Township will receive $1,058,931.76 over two years from the American Rescue ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Karima Singleton is yet another success story born out of the pandemic, opening up Asahda's Soulfood Restaurant during the ban on indoor dining and emerging on the other side as a welcome sight on Main Street in Chatham. Singleton brought out friends and family for her grand ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Matthew Gilfillan, finance chair and vice president of the board, reported that a capital improvement referendum could be put up for a vote by the taxpayers in 2022 at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. "The fact that we actually came out of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council voted, 5-1, to introduce an ordinance that "opts-out" of allowing cannabis businesses to operate in the borough at its virtual meeting held Monday evening. The ordinance will be up for adoption at the council's June 14 meeting. Gov. Phil Murphy ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The newly formed Chatham Township Business Advisory Committee has put forth a plan to form an official directory of township businesses. Businesses in Chatham Township now have the opportunity to become part of the official local business directory. If you own, manage or operate a ...

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Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze spoke live with Greg Bunnell of BNN Bloomberg and discusses three of his stock picks to take advantage of the economy reopening! https://bit.ly/3vGqvxy With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It wasn't exactly Paris in the Spring, but it was close enough to draw a crowd on Main Street in Chatham on Friday afternoon for the grand reopening of Fleur de Sel Patisserie.Bistro., a place that has provided comfort food for those out and about during the pandemic. Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Sonny's Indian Kitchen held its grand re-opening Sunday on Main Street in Chatham and there was plenty to celebrate for owner Sonny Kumar. Kumar not only celebrated his grand reopening, but it also marked the exact day 25 years ago when he arrived in the United States (see ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham School District Business Administrator Peter Daquila has received a "Distinguished Service" award from the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials. Daquila received a letter informing him of the award on Monday, March 1, and it was announced by BOE President ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that the district is one of the winners in Gov. Murphy's proposed school funding plans announced in the 2021 state budget at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. According to LaSusa, Chatham will ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Sports Shop's 21-year run on Main Street is ending Friday, Jan. 30 when the store closes and hands over its half of the storefront it shared to Frames on Main. "We will miss being part of the Chatham sports world," co-owners Terry and Skip McCabe said. "We're sure our ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging throughout New Jersey, HVAC professionals are constantly looking at ways to help reduce the spread of the virus indoors.  According to Mike Iarrapino, founder and owner of Edison Heating and Cooling, boosting fresh air, regulating ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The $100 million River Road Development that will produce 259 rental units is projected to bring in $52 million in revenue over 30 years and add 46 students to the school district, according to Dr. Robert S. Powell of Nassau Capital Advisors. Powell gave his analysis during an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - As has become tradition, Point View Wealth Management will deliver its annual financial outlook to the Suburban Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber's inaugural 'First Friday' event of 2021. David Dietze, Point View's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, along with ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The idea was to give an "Inside Look" into careers by doing interviews inside the workplace environment. But COVID-19 got in the way, so  Chatham Girl Scout Samantha Teisch took her Gold Award Project outside. "Kids are always asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Most ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Sonny Kumar is one of those people who have turned the pandemic into a positive this year, opening "Sonny's Indian Chicken" at 225 Main Street in Chatham a little more than a month ago. Kumar was driving on Main Street when he noticed a few stores that were for rent and landed in ...

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"You have to support your local businesses because those are the ones that make a tremendous impact in the long term," said Chris Wang, Buy Local NJ. BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - One of the best parts of being the editor of a TAPinto.net news site is interviewing people that stand out in our community ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE: The small business community in town received some much-needed good news after the county reopened the Passaic Street Bridge last Friday, Oct. 30.   The reopening came after calls from small businesses downtown to reopen the bridge after many businesses were just beginning to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Local businesses have struggled to survive the Coronavirus pandemic, but the Chatham Stitchery is one that was born out of the health crisis. Chatham resident Margie Lowe has a booth at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market, selling an array face mask styles in child, tween and adult ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - YK Salon in New Providence celebrated their Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting on Thursday.  Mayor Al Morgan was on hand to welcome Yani Kreger and his team to their new storefront at 1274 Springfield Avenue.  The Grand Opening festivities continue on Saturday, September 12 ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Marking the milestone of six months since the confirmation of the first coronavirus case in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off the holiday weekend by signing an Executive Order to allow for the resumption of indoor dining, albeit at 25 percent capacity. The order also allows for ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The parent company of Kings Food Markets and Balducci's Food Lover's Market, KB US Holdings, Inc., announced it has filed for Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The filing follows a buyout offer from New York investment firm ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – It has been a dynamic five years of growth since the Conte Schelling Team of Coldwell Banker Realty made a splash in the real estate industry. The Chatham mothers decided on an eccentric mid-career transition when the media executives traded their corporate ‘9-to-5 position’ for a job ...

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NEW JERSEY – Each year, the Garden State Journalists Association (GSJA) honors the best in print, online and broadcast journalism and, for 2020, TAPinto was recognized for excellence in reporting with six Memorial Journalism Awards. For 2020, Victoria Caruso of TAPinto South Plainfield earned ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Paul Ness has to laugh when he tells the story about when he was a junior at Chatham High School and his friend told him about a gas pumping job at Hank's Sunoco station. "I told him that I will never work in a gas station to get my hands dirty," Ness said. "Did that come back and ...

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Jennifer Teutli and her sister, Andrea, opened "Mexican Spice" six years ago, but the Coronavirus pandemic has hurt their business and forced an immediate relocation to survive. The women entrepreneurs have found a new location on Main Street in Chatham and are seeking financial help to make the ...

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