Business & Finance

July 28, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill School Crossing Guard positions. Under direction and supervision, School Crossing Guards are responsible for regulating and directing the safe movement of children and other pedestrians at street intersections; ...

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LINDEN, NJ - TAPinto Linden, part of the TAPinto network of hyperlocal news sites, is looking for a part-time entry-level freelance reporter to cover Linden, N.J. The ideal candidate will conduct community field coverage as well as attend local events and meetings as assigned. The candidate ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden First, with the continued support from Mayor Armstead, the City Council and the Department of Economic Development, was able to attract a variety of local companies and job seekers at their 2021 annual job fair on Friday. Approximately 24 employers interviewed area residents, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden First Program, operated by Communities in Cooperation, Inc. (CIC) is partnering with the City of Linden, Mayor Derek Armstead, and the Linden City Council to host its annual career fair. The career fair will feature approximately 17 employers, including Amazon, Cintas, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden announced they are looking for a qualified individual to fill the position as Licensed Public Health Officer for the Board of Health. According to the employment posting, the ideal candidate should be an individual who possess exceptional skills in organization ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the deadline to file 2020 federal tax returns to Monday, May 17 to give individual filers, tax preparers and the IRS itself more time to sort through the many changes affecting one's 2020 taxes from the latest Covid-19 relief package. New ...

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Amazon is offering $15/hour and up; benefits available to full time employees LINDEN, NJ — The Union County Board of Commissioners announced Union County’s American Job Center will be holding a virtual hiring event with Amazon on Tuesday, May 18, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Amazon is filling ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ — A cyberattack against a “vital” U.S. oil pipeline has contributed to a spike in already high gasoline prices. New Jersey gas prices now average $3.04 per gallon, according to AAA, compared to roughly $3.01 per gallon nationally.  In Union County, the price at the pump has hit ...

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LINDEN/ROSELLE, NJ — The Linden-Roselle Sewerage Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Purchasing/Contract Manager for a Public Authority in Linden, NJ.  Responsibilities include administrating the Authority's purchasing system in conformance with the public purchasing ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ — The IRS is mailing letters to some taxpayers who claimed the 2020 credit and may be getting a different amount than they expected.  It’s important to remember that the first and second Economic Impact Payments (EIP) were advance payments of the 2020 credit. Most eligible people ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation. What accounts for New Jersey's ...

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Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  Are you a community leader?   If so, owning a local digital marketing business with TAPinto may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his annual budget address on Tuesday by outlining a Fiscal Year 2022 Budget (FY2022) that includes investments to help New Jersey emerge from the pandemic stronger, fairer, and more resilient. The governor said that he was proud to unveil this budget, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Around midday Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills to legalize recreational marijuana-use and establish a regulated cannabis market within the next six months. The legislation will allow for adults to legally possess as much as six ounces of marijuana and mean relief for ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners approved 2% pay raises for themselves, the county manager and department heads at last Thursday’s board meeting. By an ordinance they approved unanimously, the commissioners’ salaries rose from $33,466.20 each last year to $34,135.52 each this ...

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LINDEN/ROSELLE, NJ - The Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Part-time Office Clerk. Duties include but not limited to computer word processing, excel, phone reception and interaction with the public.  Preference to the residents of the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey residents still awaiting their extended unemployment benefit payments can expect to receive them by Friday, February 12. Since an 11-week extension in federal benefits was approved at the end of December, there has been a lapse in payments for some 75,000 residents whose ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 219, increasing indoor capacity limits from 25% to 35% for food and beverage establishments, and entertainment and recreational businesses, effective Friday, Feb. 5, at 8:00 a.m. The governor also lifted the 10:00 p.m. curfew for ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The newly issued guidelines on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) lending overseen by the SBA and the U.S. Treasury Department will better target New Jersey's small businesses, especially those owned by minorities or located in low income areas. The Economic Aid Act makes it ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, chaired by Marco Rubio (R-FL), held a hearing on Thursday on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). A renewal of the program, which helped save millions of businesses across New Jersey and nationwide, would throw a lifeline ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Did you by chance play the Jersey Cash 5 in Linden on Monday? Well you could be the holder of a winning ticket worth over $245,000. The New Jersey Lottery commission announced on Tuesday that two lucky tickets matched the winning Jersey Cash 5 numbers drawn and one of the lucky ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A cemetery in Linden has joined the Linden Police Department to make significant traffic safety improvements along a heavily traveled street in the city, according to a press release by police officials. Linden Ave, which was once just a dirt road, has become a major thoroughfare ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Are you a Union County resident in danger of eviction because you are struggling to meet your rent payments? You may be eligible for rent assistance through Community Access Unlimited. People who have fallen behind on their rent payments may be eligible for up to three months of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents seeking jobs are invited to participate in Union County’s first virtual job fair sponsored by the Freeholder Board through the County’s American Job Center employment services program. Representatives from major employers, including Trinitas Hospital, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Steve Pantagis, who described himself as the director of the Pantagis corporation, contacted TAPintoSPF on Tuesday to confirm that, despite the assertions of Nick Pantagis last week, the iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance catering hall has closed its doors forever.  "I'm ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will distribute about $1.1 million in open space grants to municipalities for planting trees and funding resources for children’s recreation, including fields, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts. Grants will total $1,036,786.04 for the Kids Recreation Trust ...

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NEW JERSEY — Standing before a wall of kegs Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy spoke of a new $100 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds that will go toward New Jersey businesses and residents hit the hardest by the global health crisis.  “We're ready to help ...

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NEW JERSEY - Yes, the Presidential elections are important.   As doubtless are those races for Congress.  Sure, it's good to vote for your Mayor and Board of Education members.  However, let's not forget that, in this election cycle, the legalization of marijuana is also up for a vote.  To be ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The decision to convert a large portion of the NJ Transit/QuickChek parking lot on Wood Avenue into a new apartment complex was passed during the City Council meeting on Tuesday. Based on comments from Council members and the Mayor, the driving force behind this idea was to ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Sue Fulton read a recent tweet from a man who had arrived at his local Motor Vehicle Commission agency site and, in short time, gleefully walked away with his new license plates. Even Fulton, the head of the much-maligned and often-mocked state department, had to admit that such ...

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