Business & Finance

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shut down by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again.  “Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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Despite facing the trials and tribulations that many small businesses endured as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, StretchLab of Livingston has regained its former success since reopening in June 2020 by enhancing its services and maintaining a steady stream of loyal members. When ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Alec Grabowski has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center. He replaces Tim O’Brien, who was promoted to chief executive officer in August 2020. Grabowski comes to Mountainside Medical Center with over a decade of healthcare ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When it comes to filing taxes for diverse sources of income, Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the Livingston-based accounting and consulting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently advised New Jersey residents on what they should consider as taxable ...

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    After operating for six years on Morris Turnpike in Short Hills, upscale physical fitness center YB Fitness closed on April 3, following a year of COVID-19 regulations.   President Alex Crispo posted on their Facebook page, “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the closing of YB ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service announced that individuals have until May 17, 2021 to meet certain deadlines that would normally fall on April 15, such as making IRA contributions and filing certain claims for refund. This follows a previous announcement from the IRS on March 17, that ...

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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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MILLBURN, NJ — in a post on the township website, Millburn residents were informed that as a result of a scheduling conflict due to the upcoming Purim holiday, the Downtown Vision Plan Public Workshop has been rescheduled to Tuesday, March 2. The meeting time has not changed and will run from ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an effort decades in the making, groundbreaking finally moved forward at the site of the former Saks Fifth Avenue store Tuesday afternoon, as township officials were on hand to commemorate the occasion with a brief ceremony. A small crowd, consisting of township officials, ...

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185-acre work-life campus welcomes three accomplished chefs to further enhance its growing dining scene  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Connell Company, the developer behind the premier work-life campus, announced three prominent additions to the culinary team at The Park in Berkeley Heights, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that loans received through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will not be subject to state taxes and that all expenses paid through PPP funds will be tax-deductible. "This is another layer of protection our business owners need to help ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Board of Trustees at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) recently elected Rahul V. Pawar, MD, Neuroradiologist, as its newest member. According to Board Chairman Bruce Schonbraun, who has known Dr. Pawar for many years, Pawar’s “clinical expertise, active community ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging throughout New Jersey, HVAC professionals are constantly looking at ways to help reduce the spread of the virus indoors.  According to Mike Iarrapino, founder and owner of Edison Heating and Cooling, boosting fresh air, regulating ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - Local seniors still have time to apply for the Senior Freeze Program. The deadline for Senior Freeze property tax relief program was recently extended to February 1, 2021. The Program is a property tax reimbursement program for eligible seniors and disable residents. In order to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to the State of New Jersey’s recent adoption of the New Jersey Business Alternative Income Tax (BAIT)—which allows a pass-through business to remit and deduct (for federal purposes only) the New Jersey Gross Income Tax on the taxpayer’s behalf—Michael Karu, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to an NJMoneyHelp.com reader’s question as to whether she will own an exit tax on her New Jersey home now that she is a resident of Florida, Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of Livingston’s award-winning accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables struggling New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, has once again awarded Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) an “A” for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety, marking the hospital as on of only 29 in the country to be awarded an “A” in every ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Ahead of the release of its vision plan to revitalize and re-envision its Downtown Business district, the Township of Millburn will be looking for resident input via a public workshop, which will be held later today. The goal for the township during the process is for the plan to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — For Elijah Taitel, a Short Hills resident currently studying business and engineering at the University of Connecticut, his most recent invention looks like a home run. That's because Taitel has created what he believes will be the future of baseball and softball hitting practice ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In a move that signals the impending end of large-scale outdoor dining throughout the township for the 2020 calendar year, Millburn Township officially reopened the section of Main Street between Millburn Avenue and Essex Street that had been closed during the Summer and into the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Friday afternoon, township and chamber of commerce officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Millburn's newest business, Bella Organici Skin Bar. Bella Organici specializes in organic skin services (spray tans, wax, facials, peels, no needle fillers, brows & more) as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member at the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently asked to offer advice on the best way for New Jerseyans to protect their assets. In a segment on NJMoneyHelp.com, a reader with three rental properties ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health recently announced that Short Hills resident Cori Wilf has been named as a member of the Board of Trustees at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston. Board chair Bruce Schonbraun stated that Wilf will be joining the group “at a historic time” as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Robert and Michael Gonnello, the brothers behind Livingston’s new family-owned doggy daycare, grooming and boarding facility, welcomed members of the Livingston Township Council and the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce to The Barker Lounge on Monday for a celebratory ribbon ...

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MILBURN, NJ — Starting next week, Millburn Township will make a change in the scheduling of its downtown corridor, which has been closed off for outdoor dining between Millburn Avenue and Essex Street since June. As of Sunday, continued closure of the street will now be scheduled on a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With more than 34,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns, RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) has been recognized as an “America’s Best-In-State Employer 2020” by Forbes business magazine and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry-ranking ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With more than 34,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns, RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) has been recognized as an “America’s Best-In-State Employer 2020” by Forbes business magazine and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry-ranking ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Marking the milestone of six months since the confirmation of the first coronavirus case in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off the holiday weekend by signing an Executive Order to allow for the resumption of indoor dining, albeit at 25 percent capacity. The order also allows for ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A pair of businesses hosted ribbon-cutting ceremonies in downtown Millburn on Wednesday morning, a return to normalcy for a business community impacted by COVID-19. TeenSkin, located at 87 Main St., and Casa de Natas, located at 348 Millburn Ave. were both officially welcomed to ...

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