Business & Finance

December 12, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – A member of Livingston-based Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC accounting firm was recently featured on two radio shows—WCTC-AM and TALKERS FM—speaking about steps taxpayers can take before Dec. 31 to maximize their tax refunds. Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, spoke first with WCTC-AM ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – After a successful first month in business, Livingston’s new assisted stretching franchise, StretchLab, hosted a celebratory ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) and the township council on Friday. According to owner Dave Weaving, a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The owners of Livingston’s Cotton & Jewels, newly located in the rear of Roosevelt Plaza across from Blo Lounge and Wigs Etcetera, recently celebrated a month in business by inviting Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt and members of the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce to help ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of Livingston’s business and volunteer communities joined together in the days leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday for the annual Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Community Thanksgiving Luncheon, which is traditionally held in honor of Livingston’s service ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA, a member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC, addressed new tax laws for 2019 and fielded questions from participants at Thursday’s Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) networking breakfast at Eppes Essen Deli & ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time, Livingston Township Council members rescheduled their regular Monday evening meeting to attend the Livingston Sunrise Rotary’s 16th annual Food & Wine Tasting. The event that has grown in attendance and popularity each year was held on Election Day eve at ...

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EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced, according to the professionals at Edison Heating and Cooling.  “There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite recent comments from community members regarding what currently appear to be vacancies within Livingston’s business districts, the vacancy rate in Livingston has recently dropped to 4 percent with the addition of several new businesses and the expansion of others. In ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — ​Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies​ recently announced that it has purchased PetSector, which will be relocated from 184 S. Livingston Avenue, to 517 S. Livingston Avenue. The store will officially reopen as Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies on Friday and a weekend of grand opening ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Chamber of Commerce (WOCC), in collaboration with the Essex County Office of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action, will host a lunch and learn workshop for small business owners from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Turtle Back Zoo in West ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Mixology Clothing Company, a boutique established in 2009 with the goal of offering “moderately priced designer brands for the Intermix look and shopping experience at Zara prices,” according to its website, held a grand opening celebration on Monday at its new Livingston Town ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of the impact that SAMS Fine Men’s Clothing has had on the Livingston community over the last several decades, members of the Livingston Township Council, many of whom shopped at SAMS as early as the 1970s, honored co-owners Jeffrey and Maurice Cohen on Monday in the ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ – British Swim School, which provides water safety education as an essential survival skill, has expanded further with two new pool locations in Essex County. The new locations in Livingston and Fairfield mark the 11th and 12th New Jersey locations for the British Swim ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – During the time when men wore three-piece suits with ascot ties and women’s silhouettes were still defined by the corset, Chaim Cohen was first peddling his fashion wares by pushcart in Newark as a precursor to what is known by today’s Livingston residents as SAMS Fine Men’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CycleBar Livingston will be celebrating its first anniversary on Saturday, Sept 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 277 Eisenhower Parkway. CycleBar's riders, along with their family and friends, and anyone else interested in stopping by can partake in rides, games, giveaways, vendors ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After nearly six months of getting settled in their new location at 521 S. Livingston Avenue, Chelsea and Alvaro Alban, owners of CardioYoga in Livingston, invited the public to join them on Thursday for a day full of grand opening events. In addition to providing free classes, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Regal Bank will host its 10th annual Livingston Dog Pawrade on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Regal Bank headquarters, located at 570 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston. Representatives of Regal Bank said they are proud to celebrate this ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston achieved Magnet recognition this month as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. According to SBMC, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – More than 75 local business owners, entrepreneurs and senior managers of some of the largest corporations around Millburn, Livingston, Maplewood, North Essex, South Orange and West Orange attended a networking event at the Benihana restaurant in Short Hills on Tuesday when the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dr. Andy Anderson has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest health care system in New Jersey, and Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. In his new role, Dr. Anderson oversees the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marketsmith Inc. (MSI), the only woman-owned-and-operated advertising and Martech agency of its kind, has promoted Livingston resident David Le to senior media operations specialist. Le has previously served MSI, a company built on the belief that technology and humanity are ...

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TINTON FALLS, NJ — A.J. Perri, the leading heating, cooling and plumbing company in Central New Jersey, has announced several new hires from across the state. Among them is new Safety Director Michael McConnell, from A.J. Perri’s hometown of Tinton Falls. “We are thrilled to have Michael on ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a passion for community news? TAPinto Livingston is currently seeking a reporter to regularly cover Livingston Board of Education meetings, held twice a month on Monday nights in the Administration Building located at 11 Foxcroft Drive (across from Heritage Middle ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law earlier this month granting amnesty to anyone behind on taxes owed between Feb. 1, 2009 and Sept. 1, 2017—as long as the individual is not under criminal investigation—Sobel & Co. member Ken Bagner, CPA, MST, shed light on the pros and cons ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Regal Bank recently promoted Zoraida Duran and Albert G. Salas to assistant treasurer and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) administrator at the Livingston office and assistant vice president and branch manager in Florham Park, respectively. According to Regal Bank, a full-service ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Concern about the increased use of electronic cigarettes and other vapor products was among the reasons why the Livingston Township Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting “vape shops,” or any establishment that primarily sells “electronic devices, liquid nicotine or vapor ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently honored as one of New Jersey’s "Champions of Good Works" by Commerce magazine and Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ). The Livingston-based accounting firm, was selected for its 2017 "Food Drive" initiative, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When Steven and Georgia Solotoff purchased a PIP franchise in 1990, they looked forward to building a great business and maybe selling it one day. But they never dreamed that some two decades later, their daughter Jodi would be the one to buy it. After all, most ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Two wellness amenities, including 70fit and Junction Bodyworks personal training studio, celebrated their grand openings at 70 South Orange Avenue this week, giving the tenants and employees of the Eastman Companies-owned complex as well as the public the opportunity to keep their ...

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