Business & Finance

November 20, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green will be joined by members of the East Orange City Council, the East Orange Chamber of Commerce and the Urban Essex Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, November 24th to participate in Small Business Saturday® and promote local shopping just in time for the holiday ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The term “Urban Legend” is an expression that should only be used in the most reverent circumstances; and only for people that have done extraordinary things in the community. Said Boykins is one of those individuals. Boykins, and his wife Gigi have long been a positive fixture in ...

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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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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ – British Swim School, which provides water safety education as an essential survival skill, has expanded further with two new pool locations in Essex County. The new locations in Livingston and Fairfield mark the 11th and 12th New Jersey locations for the British Swim ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - One of the stated objectives of Mayor Ted Green’s administration has been to bring new, innovative businesses to the City. The city is preparing a welcome for 10Ten Gallery this coming weekend. In the Mayor’s absence, Dan Jennings, the Director of Policy, Planning and ...

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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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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Last Friday Lauryn Hill of the famed group the Fugees was spotted at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Main Street for her good friends, personal cook Chef Roger Millers and his wife Andrea Tucker-Miller. The ribbon cutting was for their new store, Spice N Things, a Caribbean eatery ...

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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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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Amidst all the wonderful things that the City of East Orange has to be proud of, our greatest resource is the quality of people that call East Orange home. Last month one of this newspaper’s top contributors celebrated a milestone anniversary without fanfare or celebration. We’d ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here. It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other ...

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People and situations are easy scapegoats to blame for your stress overload, but blaming others rarely solves anything and tends to make you even more stressed. A better option is to take responsibility for your own happiness and find a way to relieve your stress. All symptoms of stress, ...

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Stress can cause a complete burnout for everything that would actually make it better. We all know that exercise can help you deal with stress and send out endorphins – the chemical neurotransmitters that help relieve stress in the body. Excuses for avoiding exercise range from being too busy or ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO) is inviting all job seekers to the Job Fair at the Walter G. Alexander Community Center on Wilson Place Tuesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of Tuesday, June 19. “The Job Fair brings together job seekers and ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — The City of East Orange’s Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training will be hosting a Career Day for Construction Trades on Thursday, May 18th between 10am and 12pm at the East Orange Public Library, 21 South Arlington Avenue.  The event is free and open to the public. “We are ...

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EAST ORANGE, N.J. – Matthew P. Stevens, life long East Orange resident, author and community activist, is using a newly renovated fast food restaurant as the site for a May 9 book signing to promote a work he hopes will help young people get – and keep – their first job. Stevens who has extensive ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of corporate and government leaders as well as the mayors of several Essex County towns will come together at the eighth annual “Meet the Mayors” event at its new location, the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, on April 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., to discuss major issues ...

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NEWARK, NJ - As Amazon continues to search for the home of its second corporate headquarters, the City of Newark is pleased to be in the esteemed company of 20 worthy locations nationwide. As we continue to look towards the potential of this new opportunity, the City is reaching out, on an ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends.  Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County New Jersey-based coach, Anna D. Banks joined leadership expert John C. Maxwell and 250 of his team of certified international coaches, volunteers and leaders in San José, Costa Rica at the invitation of President Luis Guillermo Solís, from March 11-15, 2018. This ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - UCEDC, a statewide nonprofit economic development corporation, has been awarded $250,000 by Wells Fargo to support its lending and educational initiatives among women- and minority-business owners. UCEDC was one of 12 organizations nationwide in 2017 to be funded through Wells ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, held a grand opening of its 67th location in East Orange. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location at 600 Central Ave on Tuesday, February 27 from 12 PM to 11 PM. As a part of the Grand Opening ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - On the day of celebration for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Urban Essex Chamber of Commerce hosted a networking gala at the Ambrose-Ward Mansion in East Orange to announce the formation of their new organization. According to members of their “Founder’s Circle” this events ...

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EAST ORANGE, 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 ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 109th location in Wayne, New Jersey in February 2018 and is hiring more than 300 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at the new location at Willowbrook Mall. Positions are available in both front and back-of-house capacities, including ...

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ORANGE, NJ - If you own a home or a condo in Orange, you can prepay all or a portion of your property taxes for 2018. The City of Orange Tax Collector's office must receive your check by December 29th and it must have the block and lot in the note section along with a note indicating it is for 2018 ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - SOMA knitters: there's a new yarn store in town. The Local Yarn Store held its grand opening and ribbon cutting with members of the community and South Orange Village Trustees Walter Clarke and Karen Hilton there to welcome the new store to South Orange Village. The store's ...

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EAST ORANGE , NJ - The East Orange Family Success Center and Ampere Civic Improvement Association team with film maker Ric Mathis, as he Premiers his latest version in The Black Friday Film " Black Friday 2 in 70 Cities around the world.  The film speak to the economic power in the Black ...

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