Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Cuts Ribbon at Jordan Baris Realtors New Office

April 28, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jordan Baris, Inc. Realtors, a local real estate firm with locations in West Orange and South Orange, recently opened its third location in Livingston. The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) joined president Ken Baris and his staff in celebrating the opening with a ribbon cutting last week.

According to the Jardan Baris Realtors website, the firm strives to ...

RWJBarnabas Health Facilities to Remain In-Network Without Interruption

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Aetna, a health care benefits company, and RWJBarnabas Health recently announced a new agreement that became effective on April 22.

Aetna members, who receive care at any of the RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and facilities or from RWJBarnabas Health physicians, will continue to be covered at the in-network level of benefits available.  As a result of this agreement, ...

Livingston Chamber Event Provides Identity Theft Tips and Attracts New Members

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Regal Bank, headquartered at 570 W. Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston, hosted April’s “Breakfast on the Road” monthly breakfast meeting of the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) on Thursday.

The host of these monthly breakfast rotates hosts among LACC members to provide networking opportunities as well as discussions on important ...

Hillside Elementary Students to Host Flea-Market-Style TREP$ Marketplace Tuesday

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over the past six weeks, more than 100 children from Hillside Elementary School have been participating in the award-winning TREP$ after-school program, which has taught students the basics of entrepreneurship. On Tuesday, they will put all that they have learned to the test as they launch their own businesses.

From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the 4th-and 5th-grade students ...

WATCH: Fit 36 of Livingston Enters Final Stages of Construction

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Fit 36 of Livingston expects construction of its brand new facility in Livingston to be completed by the end of April. According to owner Adam Selman, the team at Fit 36 is expecting minimal delays and is excited to offer a unique approach to HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) to the Livingston community.

A typical workout includes 12-station circuits that focus ...

Essex County Mayors Address Common Concerns at 2017 Meet the Mayors Breakfast

Photos by Doug Zacker/ACIEM Studios

CALDWELL, NJ — Important topics for all 22 Essex County municipalities and small businesses within those communities were addressed by local mayors and a discussion panel at the seventh-annual Essex County Meet the Mayors breakfast event on Saturday at Greenbrook Country Club in Caldwell.

The Inter-Chamber Coordinating Council, which ...

Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Event Raises Funds for FlyRed

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite being rescheduled due to snow, the second Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce “Dine and Donate” event at Calabria Restaurant and Pizzeria benefiting FlyRed for Heart Disease attracted dozens of local business people and their families on Thursday.

The evening doubled as the LACC’s monthly “Business After Hours” event to promote ...

Rollout of New Program at Hillside Elementary Gives “Small” Business a New Meaning

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Love for the award-winning TREP$ entrepreneurial-education program was in the air when the program officially launched at Hillside Elementary School (HES) on Valentine’s Day.  

More than 100 fourth-and fifth-grade students are now participating in the program, originally introduced in 2006 by the certified teacher moms of two enterprising West Millford, ...

Rita’s of Livingston Closes its Doors After 10 Years

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The question of whether area residents would venture out for their free Italian ices on the first day of spring this year despite the snow will not be answered, as Rita’s of Livingston announced via Facebook today that it has lost its lease after 10 years in business.

“I regret to inform you, Ritas of Livingston will not be serving free ice today for the ...

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

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Oranges & Maplewood NAACP to Host 104th Annual Freedom Fund Gala

April 3, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges & Maplewood Unit of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host its 104th Annual Freedom Fund Gala on Sunday, April 30, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Atrium Country Club, located at 609 Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange.

This year’s theme, “We Will be Successful in our Pursuits Because our ...