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

March 17, 2017 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 questions about ...

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce Monthly Networking Mixer


FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce had their first monthly networking mixer of the year, at the Financial Resources Federal Credit Union on Easton avenue in Somerset last Thursday, March 9. 

Mixers like the one last week is a good opportunity for potential members to meet with existing members. 

FTCC's board and membership committee are ...

Somerset: Assemblyman Joe Danielsen Hosting Job Fair in Franklin Township

SOMERSET, NJ - Assemblyman Joe Danielsen will be partnering with the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Imperia for a career fair April 19, from 9:30 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

“The workforce in New Jersey is highly knowledgeable and well-qualified, and I’m happy to provide a forum for job seekers to interact directly with employers that have positions ...

Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Wisniewski Meets with Somerset County Business Leaders




SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will meet with Democrat gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman John Wisniewski on Friday, Feb. 24 at 11:30 a.m. at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St.

Wisniewski (D-19) from Middlesex County is one of ...

Hillsborough's Premiere Media Named Small Company of the Year by Gateway Chamber

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce honored three local businesses at its 105th Annual Dinner Meeting at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott.

Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery of Linden was honored as the Large Company of the Year. Capitol Securities Management, Inc. of Florham Park and Red Bank was honored as the Medium Company of the Year. Premiere ...

College Avenue Starbucks to Reopen This Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University students won’t need to venture far from campus for their Starbucks fix any longer.

The Starbucks at The Yard, near the corner of College Avenue and Hamilton Street, is slated to reopen come Thursday or Friday, according to the developer of the site.

The coffee shop reportedly shuttered in January, less than two months after its grand ...

SCBP Spreads Out Roadmap to Profit Enhancing Potential


BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership, Somerset County’s regional Chamber of Commerce, will provide organization members and prospective members with the opportunity to embark on a path to business success by learning about the advantages offered through Business Partnership membership.

The Business Partnership “Maximizing Your ...

Let the Buyer Beware: 3 East Brunswick Auto Parts Retailers Sued for Overcharging Customers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ –  Advance Auto Parts located at 575 Route 18 North  in East Brunswick is the latest auto parts retailer to be named in one of several lawsuits  by the State of New Jersey for violating pricing laws and overcharging customers.  The local business is a franchise venue owned by Advance Stores Company.

The Consent Judgment reached with ...

Timely Tax Tip: Determining Taxes on Roth IRA Distributions in 5 Easy Steps

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Tax season comes and people start saying,  “I thought that the money I take out of my Roth IRA is always tax free—right?” Unfortunately, some exceptions to this rule could leave you facing a hefty tax and/or penalty if you are not careful.

To avoid surprises or unexpected penalties on distributions from your Roth IRA, 
click here ...

How to Get Hired in 2017

NEW JERSEY -- It’s a New Year and like the millions of other Americans, you may have resolved to eat healthier and improve exercising habits. Finding a new job also often ranks high on the "to do" list.

In fact, according to a new Career Builder survey, more than one-in-five workers (22 percent) are planning to change jobs in 2017. Further, that number is even higher for ...

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