TAPinto Founder, Mike Shapiro, Speaks of Future of Media at Recent Suburban Chamber of Commerce Meeting

May 7, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Michael Shapiro, Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce, had a dual role as the speaker -- providing the state of the changing world of media -- at this month's First Friday networking breakfast at the Grand Summit Hotel. 

Shapiro, Founder and CEO of, told the room of 40 local businessmen that media is changing dramatically. Hard copy ...

Golfers May Win Free Pizza for One Year at the EAP’s Fifth Annual Golf Outing at Galloping Hill

ELIZABETH, NJ – Golfers can enjoy a day of their favorite sport and maybe win a year of free pizza from Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza, named the best pizzeria in New Jersey, at the Elizabeth Avenue Partnership's 5th Annual Golf Outing, Thursday, May 4, at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

 In order to win, all golfers would have to do is sink a hole in one from ...

Promiseland Global Kids Hiring for 50 Jobs

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Promiseland Global Kids, an education and entertainment organization design to provide products, services, and programs to children, is hiring for 50 jobs, the Union County Freeholder Board and the Workforce Innovation Center recently announced

The company is looking for community engagement specialists, entertainment talent scouts, and PGK recuiters. They are ...

Elizabeth Residents Invited to Attend Job Fair

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Development Company will host a job fair, May 3, from 5 to 7 p.m., for residents to interview and fill positions currently available in some of the City’s businesses.

The Job Fair will have several large employers seeking entry-level employees. EDC will also provide job preparation and skills training for those seeking to write a resume, practice ...

Register Now for the 5th Annual Union County Women Mean Business Networking Seminar

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Registration for the Fifth annual Union County Women Mean Business networking seminar is now open.

The event, which is sponsored by Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, will take place Wednesday, May 17, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Clubhouse at Galloping Hill, at Union County’s Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Since 2013, hundreds of Union ...

Plan Ahead for Passport Delays

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Travelers planning a trip should budget extra time to get their passports because the U.S. Department of State has increased its processing time. The wait is approximately six to eight weeks for routine passport services.

“This extended processing time makes it all the more important for Union County residents to ensure that their passports are in order well in advance ...

Celgene Exec Nadim Ahmed Selected to Family Promise National Board of Directors

SUMMIT, NJ - Nadim Ahmed, currently President, Worldwide Markets for Celgene Corporation, has been elected to the National Board of Directors of Family Promise which, like Celgene, is headquartered in Summit.

“I am very honored to be joining the Family Promise Board, an organization that has taken on the challenge of homelessness on behalf of the most vulnerable ...

Social Media & Digital Marketing Basics for Micro Enterprises and Small Businesses

ELIZABETH, NJ – A free social media and digital marketing workshop, hosted by the Elizabeth Development Company, will take place April 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at EDC offices at 205 First Street.  

Presenters Zoraya Lee-Hamlin of RayZo Marketing, Inc., and K.C. Gleaton of MindShare Media, Inc., will explain how to turn consumers into customers at little cost using the latest ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

NEW JERSEY - CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of ...

Elizabeth Wins Tourism Award

ELIZABETH, NJ – For the second year in a row, Elizabeth has been named an award-winning tourist destination.

The Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization recently announced that Elizabeth has been recognized for leading trends in tourism for the State of New Jersey. At the New Jersey Travel Industry Association  convention in Atlantic City, EDMO was awarded the 2017 ...

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Community Access Unlimited community partners help raise $55,000 at annual golf outing

May 19, 2017

Community Access Unlimited (CAU) raised more than $56,000 for programs serving people with disabilities and at-risk youth this week at its 2017 CAU Golf Classic, held at Suburban Country Club. More than 150 attendees supported the agency and its members.

Community Access Unlimited is a statewide nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as youth ...