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Free Services Available to Military Veterans from Union County Clerk

November 1, 2017

Union County, NJ--Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds military veterans who have filed their DD-214 papers that they can obtain a free proof of service ID card from the County Clerk’s main office in midtown Elizabeth or the annex office in Westfield. Veterans who have not yet filed their DD-214 papers can do so by bringing the original to the Elizabeth or Westfield office. There is no ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka show strong support for Newark to be next Amazon HQ

NEWARK, NJ--A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business ...

Global Opportunity for Elizabeth Business Owners: NJ Step Grant Program

ELIZABETH, NJ- If you own a small business you may be thinking about capitalizing on the global market to expand your company and its bottom line.

According to The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) it has been awarded more than $600,000 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to international ...

Job Fair-Over Thirty Retailers Looking to Hire Seasonal Workers in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ--Over thirty retailers will be participating in a job fair on Friday, October 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in the Center Court.

Participating retailers will be hiring for multiple positions, a majority of those positions will be seasonal and part-time employees to help during its busy holiday season. For most retailers, the holiday shopping ...

Transportation Professionals Come Together to Support Bernice’s Place for Homeless Children

ELIZABETH, NJ--Transportation industry professionals joined forces elected officials and union representatives on Wednesday to support Bernice’s Place, the after school and summer program for homeless and near homeless children, supported by the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless, at the Sixth Annual Transportation, Logistics & Distribution recognition breakfast.

“As ...

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

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 ...

Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Industry Event Proceeds to Benefit Bernice’s Place

ELIZABETH, NJ –With the homeless population continuing to grow at an alarming rate, the Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Industry (TLD) is stepping up to do its part.

The organization is hosting its sixth annual breakfast on October 4, with proceeds going to Bernice’s Place, an after-school and summer program that helps get homeless and near- homeless children out of ...

Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Discuss Service Needs for Union County

ELIZABETH, NJ-A public meeting will be held on Monday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the O’Donnell-Dempsey Senior Center, 622 Salem Avenue in Elizabeth. Caregivers and seniors are invited to attend, participate and express their views on the service needs of seniors.

“This public hearing is a good opportunity for residents to request services in areas such as caregiver support, ...

Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Pack into the Union County Means Business Expo

ROSELLE, NJ - Business owners and entrepreneurs from all over Union County came out on Tuesday evening to the Union County Means Business Expo. 

The annual event held this year at the new Warinanco Park Sports Center in Roselle, drew a large crowd as many organizations and business owners displayed their products and services.

Union County Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski, Linda Carter, ...

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy Accepting Applications

November 14, 2017

WESTFIELD, N.J.--The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the extension of the application deadline for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) program. YEA! will be accepting student applications from middle and high school students for the 2018 program until Dec. 15.

YEA! is an after-school program that guides students through launching and running their own ...