Business & Finance

April 10, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - If you need to fuel up with some coffee, think about stopping by Wawa of Somerset this Thursday, for Wawa Day.  Wawa will celebrate its 54th anniversary by giving away 2 million cups of free coffee of any size to its customers, according to a news release.  “Wawa Day is a great ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The venerable Lloyd’s furniture store, an institution on Main Street for nearly 70 years, has been sold to the Stickley Furniture Company, a national retailer with a rich history that plans to continue Lloyd’s proud tradition of selling high-quality furniture to a discerning ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Container Store, at the Chimney Rock Plaza in Bridgewater, is celebrating its grand opening April 7 and April 8. The store is the latest among the new businesses opening in the plaza, including Whole Foods, Saks OFF 5th and Nordstrom Rack. The Container Store is a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. Certain Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks OFF 5TH stores were also affected, according to HBC. “We ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Whole Foods, in the new Chimney Rock Plaza in Bridgewater, is officially opening its doors on Friday, March 23. “People are psyched about the opening,” said Tina Clabbers Feigley, of Whole Foods Market. “This is an underserved area for us, and the town is growing in a huge way.

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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 ...

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The Central Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO), the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce, and Investors Bank are holding a Networking Lunch & Learn for Business Women and Women Business Owners from 11:30am to 1:00pm on March 23 at Investors Bank, 151 Pierce ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The TAPinto Franklin Township team invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Franklin Community Calendar. You can submit content through our website by clicking on the "Submit Content" button located in the upper right ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Middle School students were given the opportunity to listen to and speak to entrepreneurs, during an "Entrepreneurial Forum" on Feb. 16.  The event was a collaborative effort between the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce events committee and Franklin Middle School ...

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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 ...

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  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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new Starbucks on Route 1 South could be the crown jewel of an ambitious redevelopment in the works, known as The Edge at Raritan Heights. The 2,000 - square - foot drive-thru  Starbucks is expected to open in the summer and construction is already underway, according to a ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The mayor recently provided local news outlets with the following message.  "The municipal building will be open tomorrow from 8:30 to 12:30 for the purpose of tax collection in an ongoing effort to accommodate people who wish to pay their property taxes early," Mayor ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Individuals and municipalities can benefit from an early payment of taxes this year before the newly-passed tax bill impacts expenditures for 2018.  Property owners who currently pay more than $10,000 for their taxes can pay before December 31, utilizing a deduction that is ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Police Department defeated Somerset Fire and Rescue Company 28-26 in the "Hoagies for Heroes" contest, but the Franklin Food Bank came out as the true winners.  To honor their bravery and commitment to the communities in which they operate, ...

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