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Out of the Garage and into Thousands of NJ Homes

June 13, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Albert Perri was discharged from the U.S. Army almost 50 years ago - after, according to family lore, a chance meeting with singer Elvis Presley while Perri was stationed in Germany - he began working in the heating and air conditioning industry.

In 1971, Perri elected to branch off in that industry on his own - working out of his garage and getting administrative ...

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center Getting Glass Skin

NEW BRUNSWICK - Ask most people about last winter and the likely answer would be a recollection of late season storms, but the mild February and short-lasting March storms were good for construction work.

“We had a good winter,” said Christopher Paladino, executive director of the New Brunswick Development Corp, or DevCo. “We’ve actually started to put the glass ...

Mayor's Visit to China Tied to Jobs, Redevelopment

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Mayor Brad Cohen and East Brunswick Board of Education member Liwu Hong will be joining Marlboro representatives Terry Lau and Connie Mo as part of a delegation from Central New Jersey visiting the People's Republic of China. The group was invited to meet representatives from Pengjiang, Jiangmen City located in southern China (west of Hong Kong).

Jiangmen ...

67-Unit Six-Story ‘Mid-Rise’ Apartment Building Proposed in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK - A development company affiliated with two apartment complexes near Neilson Street is now seeking approval for 67-unit, six story apartment building for a vacant lot on the Street that would cover the entire lot and would exceed the four-story limit permitted in the zone.

The Community Builders, a Boston-based company doing building as Stirlingside Urban Renewal LLC, is seeking ...

Amazon’s Career Choice Program Wins “Community Excellence” Award

EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community.

Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel discussion on how the program provides trained, motivated employees for ...

Walmart Opens 24-hour Supercenter in North Brunswick

NORTH BRUNSWICK - After two years of renovations, Walmart on Tuesday celebrated that opening of its expanded Supercenter store.

The now 190,000 square-foot store on Route 1 will be open 24 hours a day. It features a garden center, pharmacy, photo center, vision and glasses center and a McDonald’s restaurant, among other facilities.

First opened 25 years ago in the shopping center on ...

Business Leaders Honored at MCVTS Advisory Committee Dinner

PISCATAWAY, NJ - More than 200 representatives of business, industry and academia mixed with staff and students of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools at the district’s annual Advisory Committee Appreciation Dinner.

The April 26 event, held on the MCVTS Piscataway Campus, was followed by meetings of the committees, which offer advice on curriculum, trends in business ...

Governor Names New Brunswick an "Opportunity Zone"

NEW BRUNSWICK - Gov. Phil Murphy has announced that the U.S. Department of Treasury has approved New Brunswick as one of 169 recommended designations for Opportunity Zones throughout the Garden State.

The Opportunity Zone Program is designed to drive long-term capital investments into low-income rural and urban communities. There are 75 municipalities in the state that have a ...

East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce Reaches out to Business Community

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Get ready because this ain't your old man's Chamber of Commerce! 

The East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at the accounting offices of Wilkin and Guttenplan, located at 1200 Tices Lane, from 5:30 to 7:30 on Wednesday, April 25.  The meeting -which includes refreshments - is free for members or $20 for ...

Mayor: "No Increase in Municipal Property Tax Levy for 2018"

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - I am pleased to report that based on the Township Council budget sessions, conversations with the public and major efforts by my administrative staff- the 2018 Municipal Property tax levy will be the same as 2017. Yes, that is correct, the tax levy for the Municipal Budget will remain flat, no change, NO INCREASE. Please remember that the Municipal portion of the property tax ...

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Facebook Provides Verification Badges for All TAPinto Facebook Pages

June 4, 2018

TAPinto and its 75 partner sites have been verified on Facebook with the social media platform's blue badge, which is given to news organizations that meet Facebook's authenticity criteria. 

Facebook gives the blue verification badge to "eligible brands, media organizations and public figures," based on factors that include policy compliance and public ...