BUSINESS & FINANCE
TOP STORIES

Online Retailer Amazon Rejects Somerville as Potential Location for Massive “HQ2”

January 20, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amazon released its short list of  20 potential sites to build a massive east coast headquarters Thursday, disappointing more than 200 other cities and smaller towns that had salivated over the prospect of 50,000 new jobs and billions of dollars in associated economic benefits – including Somerville.

The 20 finalists include the city of Newark; a total of 238 ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and ...

An Invitation from The East Hanover Community Partnership

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The East Hanover Community Partnership Special Improvement District in partnership with The New Jersey Economic Authority presents it's first ever Business Development Seminar

The community is invited to join the EHCP as the NJEDA presents strategies to succeed for New Jersey businesses. This event will be held at The Hanover Manor on Thursday, ...

CCM Library Offers Free Workshop for Small Business Owners Finding the Information to Help Businesses Grow

RANDOLPH, NJ – The County College of Morris (CCM) Library is offering a free workshop on research tools for small businesses on Tuesday, January 9.

The workshop will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Sherman H. Masten Learning Resource Center, Room 205, on CCM’s Randolph campus, 214 Center Grove Road. Attendees can park in Lot 7.

The purpose of the workshop is to help small ...

Nurses Reject Contract Over Staffing Issues at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Nurses at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) being represented by Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1091 recently rejected a contract at the hospital over what they consider to be “severe staffing issues.”

CWA Local 1091, which has been bargaining for its members since September, is set to return to the bargaining table tomorrow, Dec.

AAA Dec 18 Survey shows Gas Prices Continue to Drop in NJ

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA reports that the price of a gallon of gasoline continues to drop in New Jersey. The evidence-based survey of gas prices across the state show the average price of a gallon of gas is $2.49.

Today's price is two cent's less than a week ago ($2.51) and 11 cents less than a month ago. The price is 16 cents higher than a year ago. Thf current national average to ...

Public Reacts to Disappearance of Artwork at Livingston's Porto by Antonio

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Diners heading to dinner at Livingston’s Porto by Antonio over the weekend were taken aback when they saw that the mural on the rear wall of the building (located at 471 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Route 10) had been painted over in white.

Fans of the artwork took to Facebook and other outlets to express their concerns when they learned that the ...

Three RWJBarnabas Health Facilities Recognized as 2017 Top Hospitals

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center, three RWJBarnabas Health facilities, were recently recognized as Top Teaching Hospitals in 2017 by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of American health care.

Among thousands of hospitals in the ...

AAA's November 13 Survey shows New Jersey gas prices up five cents

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - In it's weekly survey of gasoline prices, AAA reports that the average price of a gallon of gasoline in New Jersey is up five cents over last week. 

Today's average is $2.59. It is 11 cents higher than a month ago ($2.48) and 33 cents higher than this same time last year ($2.26).

Gas prices are on the rise throughout the region as well. The average price ...

Mars Wrigley awarded $31 million to open offices in Newark Ironside building

A 10-year, $31.5 million Grow New Jersey grant application put forth by Mars Wrigley Confectionary US LLC was approved Tuesday by the state Economic Development Authority.

The chocolate and candy giant has plans to move offices into the Ironside Newark building, a seven-story, mixed-use project owned by Edison Properties and slated to open next year.

Capital investment in the 110,000 ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

East Hanover/Florham Park

Atlantic Health System Forms an Alliance to Help Doctors Improve Care

December 29, 2017

MORRISTOWN  – Atlantic Health System has announced the creation of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network (CIN) that will simplify collaboration between the health system and practitioners in northern and central New Jersey.  This physician-managed CIN will benefit patients and caregivers through better-coordinated care and optimized practice operations.

Atlantic ...