Business & Finance

May 18, 2020

FAIR LAWN & GLEN ROCK, NJ - It's much easier to take people's freedoms away than to give them back.~ Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom While COVID-19 has determined public policy for the last two months, most people have been complying with little push back. But, as the ...

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NEW JERSEY – While businesses prepare to get back to work, safety is top of mind, giving rise to SafeTemp Kiosk, a touchless thermal temperature scanner for fever detection in public and work environments. SafeTemp Kiosk The origins of SafeTemp Kiosk came from the thinking of entrepreneurial ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Guild is holding its first ever ONLINE Spring Bazaar, according to Supriya Kapur, president of the Guild, from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3. The Glen Rock Guild, a non-profit organization dedicated to making the community stronger through Arts, Business, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - While the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown continues, two Glen Rock High School juniors took early action to mitigate plummeting local business revenues and assist area hospitals and children's organizations. Ty Scherer and Lily Ryan sold t-shirts in mid March to finance the purchase ...

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Editor's Note: This article was changed to reflect corporate banking rules for local bankers. GLEN ROCK, NJ - The business community learned about the Paycheck Protection Program loans through local bankers during a virtual meeting hosted by the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce on Friday. The ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The state government has launched an online "Eligibility Wizard" to help small businesses and non-profits impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to receive emergency assistance through public and private funding programs. Developed through the New Jersey Economic Development ...

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TRENTON – Financial institutions will provide mortgage forbearance and financial protections for New Jerseyans facing economic hardship as a result COVID-19, according to an announcement by Gov. Phil Murphy today. “Millions of hardworking New Jerseyans are suffering financial losses through no ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Looking for a job? Here is a list of companies currently offering short term and long term opportunities. Some hope in a difficult time. Coronavirus has caused layoffs and job loss in what was previously considered a booming economy. Job Opportunities

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Federal Tax Day has moved, and not just the payment deadline, but the filing deadline, as well--a change from less than 24 hours ago. The change is a relief mechanism from the federal government in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic. While taxes continue to be due on July 15, President Donald ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - There were 26 business owners in a virtual meeting with the borough's mayor yesterday morning who had questions about how they could conduct business in light of the coronavirus epidemic which has begun to shutter businesses statewide. Felicia Halpert, President of the Glen Rock ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - After announcing the borough's first positive case of coronavirus yesterday, Mayor Kristine Morieko agreed to meet with the business community in a virtual meeting today at 11 a.m. The mayor will answer questions about how businesses should operate in the current social distancing ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Some happy financial news during a less than happy time: the IRS is extending this year's tax deadline by 90 days in direct response to the impact of coronavirus on the economy. The U.S. Secretary of the Treasury announced the tax reprieve today which will extend the current ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Westfield Garden State Plaza "remains open and operating so retailers are able to serve the broader community and their customers during this unprecedented global pandemic," said Jay Daly, shopping center manager, in an email statement. The center has adjusted general mall open ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - So working and learning at home are no longer a luxury, but are mandatory for many, at least in the short term. Are you ready? Do you need help bringing the home equipment up-to-date? One Glen Rock company is ready to help. Felicia Halpert and Costa Rodis are owners of a local ...

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Editor's Note: Rebecca Greene, Editor & Chief of TAPinto Fair Lawn & Glen Rock, is a trustee of the EDC. FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Economic Development Corporation of Fair Lawn has asked to meet with the borough's proposed planner after the council redirected $20,000 away from the EDC to cover ...

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Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of meeting Chamber of Commerce members, including the Board of Directors and Executive Board. GLEN ROCK, NJ - Nick Stratton, member of the Glen Rock Chamber Board of Directors, is a partner in the law firm Stratton Stepp Ashtyani, LLP, a boutique ...

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Editor's Note: The author, Rebecca Greene, is a member of the Fair Lawn EDC. Article updated 7:02pm, Feb. 7 to reflect Deputy Mayor Josh Reinitz's proper title. FAIR LAWN, NJ - Members of the borough's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) became incensed Wednesday morning when they learned the ...

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Editor's Note: Rebecca Greene is a member of the EDC. FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Economic Development Committee reviewed its 2019 accomplishments, and see further business growth in 2020, according to the group's chairman Steven Weinstein. "We've been working with developers before they go ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Zoning Board of Adjustment has approved the former site of the TD Bank on River Road for a senior assisted and independent living facility, according to the developer. On Dec. 19, the board approved 101 units for 16-00 River Road, a 1.66-acre lot. The project includes 75 ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Who shops in a store anymore? Certainly Glen Rockers do, keeping The Curious Reader alive and thriving, while offering people a gathering place, not to mention a reason to read. Such a question--who shops in a store anymore--was met with disdain a few years ago when most people ...

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Update: Don Smartt *retired, he did not resign, as previously reported. Editor's Note: Author Rebecca Greene is a trustee of the Fair Lawn Economic Development Corporation. FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is preparing to conduct a borough-wide district ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Who are the Holiday Hoopla vendors? Most are local Glen Rock business owners, including The Creative Den, Tara McKee; Colour & Whim, Casi Rodriquez; and Perfectly Kneaded, Ellen Levine. Meet them on Saturday, Dec. 7 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The CREATIVE DEN Founded in ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Shop Small Saturday, which preceded the first winter storm of the 2019 season, was highlighted by a visit from Congressman Josh Gottheimer, who walked Rock Road with Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce members. Small Business Saturday®, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - While parents and children gathered for the 2019 Santa Train Ride, hosted by the Glen Rock Jaycees, a mysterious snowman spread cheer among the holiday revelers. TAPinto has learned the snowman was representing "Small Business Saturday®," a day dedicated to supporting small ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Don Landzettel of Lazon Paints recently reunited with John Hartmann, a former member of the Lazon-sponsored Little League team in 1989. Lazon Paints sponsored the team for 50 years. Hartmann, now a Glen Rock resident, visited the River Road Lazon Paint store after Landzettel ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce announced this week, as a member of the American Express® Neighborhood Champion Program, it will host an event as part of Small Business Saturday, which takes place on Nov 30. Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, continuing on its journey to transform healthcare in New Jersey, shared a groundbreaking moment with the communities the Medical Center serves including its patients, long term care residents, families, staff, board members, Bergen County Executive ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Economic Development Corporation (EDC) was recently awarded a total of $20,000 from two local bank foundations to complete a Planning Design Guideline (PDG) for the Fair Lawn Avenue corridor. Earlier this year, the Planning Board designated two properties in the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Jim Prussak knows that helping others to help themselves is the biggest gift he can give to families with senior members. Which is why Prussak left the financial world and opened Applause Home Care in Fair Lawn, 19-21 Fair Lawn Avenue, Suite 2C. Applause Home Care provides ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Toastmasters is forming in Fair Lawn with an open house meeting set for 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3. Manda Pasarkar, a resident of Fair Lawn, saw the need for a local club and was instrumental in leading the effort to hold two club demo meetings in mid June. There was enough ...

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