Promiseland Global Kids Hiring for 50 Jobs

April 23, 2017

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 ...

Mayor Bollwage Announces City AA3 Rating and Stable Outlook from Moody’s Investors Service

ELIZABETH, NJ—Moody’s Investors Service Ratings, a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis, has assigned the Aa3 rating for Elizabeth with a remaining stable outlook, Mayor J. Christian Bollwage announced today, March 10.

According to Moody's Investors Service, “the stable outlook reflects our expectation that the City’s financial position ...

Distressed Homeowners Can Find Guidance At Free Foreclosure Presentation

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Property owners currently in foreclosure and those trying to avoid it can get some much needed information at a free presentation, Wednesday, April 19, at the Linden Public Library, 31 East Henry Street, Linden, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 

“Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action,” is free and open to the public. Panel members representing state and county ...

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Community Access Unlimited honors community partners at 2017 Awards Celebration

April 12, 2017

Community Access Unlimited (CAU) honored seven community partners last week at its 2017 Awards Night Celebration, held at its Elizabeth headquarters. The honorees represented the wide variety of professionals and organizations the agency partners with to fulfill its mission of enabling people with disabilities and at-risk youth to live independently within the community.

Community Access ...