Business & Finance

November 11, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - The Division of Consumer Affairs announced last week that they have issued Notices of Violation against 28 businesses that allegedly defrauded consumers by offering immigration services that they are not legally permitted to provide. Seven of those businesses were located in the City ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home and there’s no place like Elizabeth Avenue for the holidays, according to Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP). The EAP unveiled its latest project working with local schools in Elizabeth to create their “Scarecrows on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Brenda Peguero, manager of Wendy's restaurant in Hillside, hired Robert Capello as a greeter. It was not long before his work ethic and reliability convinced her to increase his responsibilities, she said. Working three hours a day, three days a week, Capello cleans tables, sweeps ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ – The 2018 Union County Means Business Expo will be held at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle on Wednesday, September 26, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 pm. The event is hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders who invite those wishing to network and/or grow their ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The future leaders of Union County's nonprofit community were celebrated on Thursday at the graduation of the inaugural class of the Union County Non-Profit Leadership Fellows Institute, held at Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in Elizabeth. The institute's Class of 2018 comprised ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - One lucky ticket purchased in Elizabeth matched all five numbers drawn winning the $76,055 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, July 20 drawing. That one winning ticket was purchased from Speedway #3495, located at 623 Spring St., in Elizabeth. The winning numbers were:  09, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth and the Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) celebrated its 4th annual National Hot Dog Day Celebration on Wednesday afternoon featuring $1 dollar hot dogs from Tommy’s Italian Hot Dogs and Sausages, and Jerry’s Frankfurters both located two stores apart on ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that the Peopleready staffing firm will use the County’s Workforce Innovation Business Center to hold a hiring event for 100 full-time hospitality positions. The positions include housekeepers, room attendants, cooks, ...

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TAPinto and its 75 partner sites have been verified on Facebook with the social media platform's blue badge, which is given to news organizations that meet Facebook's authenticity criteria.  Facebook gives the blue verification badge to "eligible brands, media organizations and public ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Local nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) raised more than $55,000 for programs to serve people with disabilities and at-risk youth last week at its 2018 CAU Golf Classic, held at Suburban Country Club. With Valley National Bank as the event sponsor and the support of the ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - Luis Ortiz used to walk to work every day from his apartment in Elizabeth to his job in Roselle as a mechanic at the garage of nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) because he did not have a car. He also was not able to take his daughters to appointments or on family ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) recently honored a number of key community partners at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, held April 12 at its headquarters in Elizabeth. Community Access Unlimited is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit providing support programs ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Parts of the City of Elizabeth will be included as part of the United States Department of Treasury’s approved 169 recommended designations for “Opportunity Zones” throughout the Garden State. A plan recommended by Governor Phil Murphy that’s designed to drive long-term capital ...

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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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ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will honor a wide variety of professionals and organizations at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, to be held April 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the agency's headquarters at 80 West Grand Street in Elizabeth. Community Access Unlimited ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Things are looking brighter at the Elmora Branch Library, and it’s not just your imagination!  With the help of the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy Direct Install Grant, the Elizabeth Public Library recently upgraded all the lighting at the Elmora Branch. Cost of the project is ...

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SURF CITY, NJ - Need a job this summer? Look no further. Shore Fire Grille again has teamed up with local businesses in the area for a special summer 2018 Job Fair event.  The Third Annual LBI Job Fair will take place Saturday, March 31.  pril 15.  Employers will be looking to hire help for the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, TAPinto.net set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.    From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, who has served as past chairman and now vice chairman, of the Trinitas Health and Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital ...

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ELIZABETH, 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. At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage. To make sure that you continue to ...

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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 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ –Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage announced on Wednesday that the city's Tax Collection Office will be open on Saturday, December 30, 2017, to give property owners additional time to prepay their taxes for the upcoming 2018 year. “As a result of the new federal tax law, which ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--People looking for both a tax deduction and a great feeling can find both through the Car Donation Program of Community Access Unlimited (CAU). CAU is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as the youth ...

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