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Not So Fast Newark; Mayor Says Somerville Ideal Home for Amazon HQ2

October 18, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and assorted state and Essex County officials will try to convince online behemoth Amazon.com to invest billions in Newark as the ideal location for its planned expansion and an east coast headquarters complex worth billions to the state and local economy.

Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher says not so fast, suggesting ...

Newark is Christie's top pick for Amazon bid

Newark is one step closer to becoming Amazon’s next headquarters.

The city has been selected by Gov. Chris Christie as the state’s endorsed recommendation to be the Seattle-based retail giant’s next corporate headquarters, according to a report in ROI-NJ.

Newark now joins more than 50 municipalities nationwide that are formally bidding on the ...

Clark Resident's New Book Offers Parents and Students “College Funding Secrets”

MANASQUAN, NJ – College planning expert Christopher Curran has published his first book College Funding Secrets to help parents and students create a clear path through the jungle of college financial planning. This book offers a thorough understanding of the ins and outs of college planning and the Financial Aid System.

College Funding Secrets reveals the common mistakes ...

Sears Closes, ‘Legend of Watchung’ Mural Safely Removed, Donations Sought to Restore Painting

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Mural has been saved from demolition. The ‘Legend of Watchung’ mural has been safely removed from Sears after the store closed for good after more than 50 years on Route 22 earlier this week.

"The mural has been removed today and is being shipped to Philly for storage," said Watchung Planning Board Chair  Tracee Schaefer at the start of ...

Twin City Pharmacy to Hold Customer Appreciation Day

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical, South Plainfield’s ‘modern pharmacy with old fashioned values,’ will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, September 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their 1708 Park Avenue location.

The event will feature free hot dogs, chips, and drinks. Horizon NJ Health will be participating with a free health fair ...

Landmark Sears on Route 22 to Close on Sept. 17

WATCHUNG, NJ -- Shoppers have until September 17 to make their final purchases from the landmark Sears store on Route 22 East at Terrill Road, according to employees at the store this morning. Signs both inside and outside the store promote Sears' going-out-of-business sales. 

In January, Sears announced a number of story closings, and it appeared for a time that the local ...

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TAPinto Touts Traffic and Revenue Growth While Celebrating Ninth Birthday at Franchisee Meeting

October 4, 2017

TAPinto.net celebrated its ninth birthday on Monday at its franchisee meeting held at the Grand Summit Hotel, in Summit, NJ. 

What began in 2008 as an all-online local newspaper in New Providence founded by Michael Shapiro and his wife, Lauryn, is now the dominant player in local news, with more than 65 TAPinto sites providing original local reporting every day in more than ...