Business & Finance

May 20, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — While taking various courses in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Livingston teen Molly Cantillon and Millburn teen Melanie Herbert recognized a gender gap in technology and entrepreneurship that they aspire to fill through an organization they ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Recognizing local businesses as “an important part of [the Livingston] community’s identity,” the Livingston Business Improvement District (BID) recently partnered with the Township of Livingston to support independently owned businesses with the community that have been ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Like many non-essential stores, Livingston’s Camp Stuff 4 Less was forced to close its doors as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak; but in addition to offering online shopping during the health crisis, owner Lori Stern is also selling homemade face masks in an effort to give back ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to the list of Livingston restaurants and eateries offering pickup and delivery services to residents during the statewide quarantine, several other businesses have announced that they remain open for virtual services for the benefit of the community. The following ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, whose husband is currently recovering at home from COVID-19, served as one of three special guests who spoke to residents and businesses owners from New Jersey’s 11th District on Wednesday about the impacts of the coronavirus during a special Zoom ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — TAPinto Livingston, the only online independent news operation dedicated solely to covering the Township of Livingston, set a single-month record for readership in March. The 210-percent increase in readership is directly attributable to the news site’s COVID-19 coverage, as the ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The list seen in this article has been published according to correspondence with the Livingston Business Improvement District, which is working with local restaurants to ensure that the list is as up to date as possible. Restaurants that have been added to the previously ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Nearly 50 Livingston eateries are manipulating their hours and services in order to accommodate community members who are looking to order takeout during the quarantine while still complying with social-distancing guidelines. Over the last few weeks, Livingston residents ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Bottle King, New Jersey’s largest wine, beer and sprits retailer with 15 locations throughout the state, including ones locally in Livingston, Morris Plains and Glen Ridge, has implemented its decision to temporarily offer shopping only with curbside pickup and local delivery for ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In a recently published article focusing on how to “get proper credit for estimated tax payments,” Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine Jacobs & Company, LLC, offered insight into the process of switching from joint to separate ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Administrators from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) are warning the public about a potential scam after hearing that individuals are approaching homes within the community posing as SBMC representatives. "If anybody stops by your home and claims to be from Saint Barnabas ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of Livingston-based accounting and consulting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently clarified the tax implications to people who sell homes outside of New Jersey—particularly in New York—during an interview with NJ.com. In this ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — In addition to the public schools that continue to release information regarding plans to teach remotely in the event that the state orders them to close, local businesses and places of worship are also being impacted by the threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.  For ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The passage of new legislation in 2019 has enabled Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, located at 68 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, to open a new café on the premises. In addition to the on-site café, the chapel's patrons can also now take advantage of a food ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rock & Roll Hall of Famer DMC, of Run DMC, recently cut the celebratory ribbon at Jumping Beans Play Café commemorating its grand opening at 615 South Livingston Avenue in Livingston. With kid-friendly activities such as climbing structures, a bouncy house, a soft slide and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of the recent Rep My City Challenge—a contest that awards young people ages 13 to 22 with the most inventive ideas that can help better their community—Livingston High School (LHS) junior Aditya Desai has earned a $5,000 grant from Pop-Tarts, Kellogg Company and United Way ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — From a field of more than 500 teams worldwide competing in this year’s "Knowledge @ Wharton High School Investment Competition"—a global investment simulation that fosters the development of critical business skills such as teamwork, communication, industry analysis and risk ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Inglemoor Rehabilitation and Care Center has once again earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which is the highest-possible rating from CMS and is based on New Jersey Department of Health inspection reports, quality measures and high ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — It wasn't until she was 50 years old that Linda Percoco launched her own business. Now in its 16th year, that business—Max Title Agency in Livingston—is thriving with Percoco more dedicated than ever to serving homeowners and home buyers. Percoco answered the following questions ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Private offices, a conference room and a collaborative co-working area featuring both full-and part-time desks are among the amenities now available to members at SkyDesk, which recently opened its doors in Livingston as part of the 70 South Orange Avenue complex. Mendel ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As liquidation sales begin at the Sears located at the Livingston Mall, community members are reacting with mixed feelings to the news that the local retailer will be closing its doors later this year. Recognizing that shopping habits “have been rapidly changing,” the Township ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) was recently honored at The New Jersey Hospital Association’s (NJHA) 101st Annual Meetingm where Marc Berson, chair of the RWJBH Corporate Board of Trustees, was presented the NJHA Trustee of the Year award, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Kim E. Forrester, CPA/CGMA, member of the Livingston-based, award-winning accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently featured as a guest on the “Wise Women @ Work” podcast where she discussed “under-the-radar” tips to prepare for tax season. During the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After 54 years at 111 East Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Livingston Car Wash is officially relocating to 295 West Northfield Road at the Livingston Circle, with a soft opening scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29. According to longtime owner Paul Ritter, customers will be able to choose ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Charles Ott, CPA/MBA, a co-managing member at Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC in Livingston, was recently highlighted by a New Jersey-based news provider, where he discussed a reader’s question about “Roth accounts” and whether the state would be likely to give the reader “a good ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When residents of New Jersey sell a home with the intent of moving out of the state, they are required to pay a standard tax rate on the profit from the sale. This tax is to be paid when someone moves, instead of when that resident would normally file a state income tax ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School (LHS) chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) program recently hosted its annual American Enterprise Day, which featured presentations by local professionals who shared their experience and advice with the group. Aidan Baris, FBLA ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF and Charles Ott CPA/MBA, Members, Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, were recently featured guests on the award-winning “The Doctor Joy Show,” where they shed light on a variety of topics business owners should be aware of. When it comes to business ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to reach the maximum number of people from the Livingston community, Livingston Vision 20/20 has opted to post a new mini-survey survey every month rather than distributing its traditional community survey in hopes that this will encourage residents to take between two and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Department of Radiation Oncology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston—which has been delivering the highest-quality care in the treatment of cancer to patients and their families since 1969—recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and five decades of ...

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