Kalafer Talks Business at Networking Meeting

February 21, 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ – He had just returned from Florida and was on his way to a funeral. But Steve Kalafer made time this afternoon for a free-wheeling, two-way conversation with local business leaders.

Kalafer, the founder and chairman of the Flemington Car & Truck Country and the founding chairman of the Somerset Patriots baseball team – along with a string of other notable ...

Workshop Examines Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


BEDMINSTER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership and The Center for Contemporary Art will host a “Business Builders Breakfast” and workshop focused on sexual harassment in the workplace on Tuesday, Feb. 27 beginning at 8 a.m. at The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills Road.

The 90-minute event, “Sexual Harassment & Rules of the Modern ...

State Business Leader Comes to Somerville to Discuss Economic Blueprint

SOMERVILLE,  NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Michele Siekerka, president of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association at a luncheon Friday, Feb. 23 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. where she will discuss the  NJBIA blueprint to make New Jersey more affordable and competitive and her expectations ...

Franklin Township: Franklin Middle School to Host Forum with Chamber of Commerce

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Middle School is hosting an "Entrepreneurial Forum" at the middle school on Friday, Feb. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.  

The school has partnered with the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce to reach out to their membership and local business entities.

All local business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to volunteer their time to ... Named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.    

Joe Amditis, Associate Director of the Center for Cooperative Media, said TAPinto won the award ...

Franklin Township: Free Financial Literacy Courses Offered to the Public

The Somerset Community Action Program in conjunction with The Franklin Township Community Resource & Services Department is proud to bring you three free Financial Literacy courses. 

Financial Literacy is learning the skills to make better decisions about money management.  These skills are critical in today’s complex society and a ...

Franklin Township: TAPinto Spotlight on Carletta O. Beckwith, CPA

TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are vested in the community at large.

These businesses which will be featured make it possible for TAPinto Franklin Township to bring free daily news to its readers, by sponsoring our site. Follow this series to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique offerings while shining a ...

Bridgewater Babies 'R' Us Set to Close

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Babies R Us, on Promenade Boulevard, is one of many expecting to close in the next few months as part of a restructuring of Toys R Us properties in the wake of their declaration of bankruptcy.

Toys R Us is planning to close about 180 stores across the country, including the Bridgewater location of Babies R Us.

About four months ago, Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy ...

How to Keep Important TAPinto Local News Stories in Your Facebook News Feed

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.

At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you continue to see news from us in your Facebook News Feed:

Have TAPinto Franklin ...

We’re No. 2 Worst? Reasons Why New Jersey Is the Second Worst Place to Retire

NEW JERSEY -- If you are thinking of staying in New Jersey after your working days are over, you might want to think again. Many people consider relocating to a state that lets you keep more money in your pocket without requiring a drastic lifestyle change.

WalletHub, an online financial services site, compared all 50 states on indicators of retirement friendliness. The analysis ...

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Franklin Township: Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season

February 22, 2018

Earlier is better when it comes to working on your taxes but many people find preparing their tax return to be stressful and frustrating. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be. Here are six tips for a stress-free tax season.

Don't Procrastinate. Resist the temptation to put off your taxes until the very last minute. Your haste to meet the filing deadline may cause you to overlook ...