'Brutally Honest' Reflection on Cars - and Life - From Steve Kalafer

June 23, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Automotive News is an industry publication, so if you visit its website, you’ll find the articles are mostly targeted to insiders, not to consumers.

That’s why in its video feature called “The Dealer Speaks,” you’re most likely to hear about the nuts-and-bolts of the car business, rather than the excitement of buying a new car or discovering ...

TAPinto Crushes Readership Record; Breaks 6M Readers for the Year

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -, a network of 65 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, broke its all-time readership record with 853,958 readers and 2.1 million pageviews in May 2017, up from 639,508 readers in May 2016. TAPinto also registered more than 6 million readers and 20 million pageviews during the last 365 days, breaking its all-time record for ...

Hunterdon Community Day Draws a Crowd

EAST AMWELL - Today's Hunterdon Community Day was to be held rain or shine. Although it looked like rain this morning, the sun broke around 11, and throngs were descended on South County Park here on Route 179, just outside of Ringoes.

Fire trucks, a petting zoo and display of historic military artifacts by John Dwyer of Clintron Township are among the big draws. The Hunterdon ...

Entrepreneurial Launch Party Winners Named

­­READINGTON, NJ – More than 30 students from fourth to eighth grade – and more than 50 of their parents – attended an Entrepreneurial Launch Party at the YMCA here recently.

The evening was an opportunity for kids and parents to learn about the skills and lessons of starting and running their own business. It included playing the game “Launch,” created by ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Celebrating 30th Anniversary with Special Bonus Savings

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – This year marks Edison Heating and Cooling’s 30th anniversary and, in honor of its three decades of service, the company is offering customers special bonus savings. Through the end of June, residential costumers can receive $2,000 off any combined high-efficiency furnace and air conditioner purchase and installation.

“Our Double Coupon ...

Union Hotel in Flemington Will be Preserved in New Development Plan

FLEMINGTON, NJ – What a statement released by Borough Councilperson Brooke Liebowitz calls a “a long and strenuous effort” has resulted in a revised Main Street redevelopment plan that will preserve the Historic Union hotel, it was revealed Friday afternoon.

The borough's Redevelopment Committee, along with Jack Cust and his team, “have continuously looked for ...

Kalafer to Speak at Entrepreneurial Launch Party for Kids

READINGTON, NJ – An Entrepreneurial Launch Party will be held at 6 p.m. May 12 at the YMCA on West Woodschurch Road here.

This event is geared for those in the fourth to eighth grades who want to learn about the world of business and entrepreneurship. It is limited to 40 kids and their parents.

The party will feature the award winning game, “Launch,” which was created by ...

Funeral Director Wright Recognized for his 'Ministry'

FLEMINGTON, NJ  – Daniel James “D.J.” Wright, owner and executive director of Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services here, was one of 50 funeral directors nationwide selected to participate in the National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) Meet the Mentors program.

Meet the Mentors, which took place March 12-14 at the Emory Conference ...

Raritan Township Employee Quits After Car Dealer Kalafer Complains

RARITAN TWP., NJ – The township’s Zoning and Property Maintenance inspector quit his job after Flemington Car & Truck Country’s founder and Chairman Steve Kalafer complained that the inspector threatened his automobile dealership chain with fines for alleged zoning violations.

Michael Pessolano wrote that the company could be fined for the allegations, which include ...

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