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Business & Finance

October 15, 2021

NATIONAL/NEW JERSEY – Average annual revenue for Latino-owned businesses ($258,251) in 2020-21 was $82,535 lower than their revenues the previous year ($340,787), a 24.2% decline, according to the annual Biz2Credit Latino-Owned Business Study. The analysis also found that average annual revenue for ...

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NEW JERSEY – Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. In promoting Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Prove, the modern way for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After two years of waiting, Rock N Air Adventure park will finally open at the former Toys-R-Us location at Summerhill Square on Route 18 South here in East Brunswick. Rock N Air Adventure Park is a brand new, 70,000 sq ft, state-of-the-awesome indoor playground. According to a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - If you don't wanna grow up because you're a Toy-R-Us kid, we may have good news for you! Starting in 2022, Toys-R-Us may return to East Brunswick both in-store and online as "America's favorite toy store" could find a home inside of Macy's at the Brunswick Square Mall on Route ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Rutgers football star has announced a partnership with the New Brunswick Development Corporation just hours after sweeping new rules went into effect to allow NCAA athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses. Bo Melton, a team captain and wide receiver ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough residents can welcome summer 2021 by stopping by Main Street's newest business. Bubbakoo's Burritos is opening its doors on Monday, June 21 in the Renaissance Square on Main Street. The eatery is taking over the space previously occupied by Subway. Bubbakoo's features ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Last year, Brian Bukoskey and Kyle Rafferty decided to turn a passion for woodworking and carpentry into a business and 1316 Timberworks was born. The Milltown business provides custom-made woodworking projects to suit customers' needs. The men came up with the unique name by putting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Catherine Lombardi needs bartenders. Social Room Bar and Kitchen is looking for hosts. Steakhouse 85 has an opening for a server. These restaurants and other businesses in New Brunswick’s vibrant downtown area are open and ready to hire. They have recently begun to list ...

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NEW JERSEY — 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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WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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. “This shutdown will have implications on both ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - An executive at a new-car dealership has been named Business Partner of the Year by the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools for hiring and supporting students studying for automotive careers. Michael Dooley, director of fixed operations for Dayton Toyota on ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County has announced a partnership with WSP USA Inc. for the design and construction of the long awaited North Brunswick Train Station. The Middlesex County Improvement Authority approved of the partnership sometime last week. Officials with the State, County and ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ – Sam Delgado, a former Verizon vice president and husband of Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-19th.), has been named vice chair of the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission. During the commission’s first-ever meeting on Monday, April 12, Delgado, of Perth Amboy, said he looks ...

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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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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new Crunch Fitness officially opened its doors in East Brunswick Township at 645 Route 18 South on Wednesday. The gym held a ribbon cutting ceremony, gave out prizes from local businesses and hosted a DJ to celebrate the new facility. East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen and ...

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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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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D, NJ-06) hosted a press conference Monday at the Belford Seafood Cooperative in Belford, NJ, to highlight what is being done to help New Jersey’s fishing communities, many of which have been struggling during the pandemic.  New Jersey received ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced Wednesday 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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More Americans think that jobs, careers and employment opportunities after the pandemic will be harder to obtain for the next generation than they were following the 2008 Great Recession, according to a new Rutgers report. The report, published by the Heldrich Center for ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — With the growing demand for PPEs in the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19, one Piscataway company has its sights set on becoming a leading provider of quality disposable face masks that are made in America, all while creating hundreds of good paying jobs. Hudson Holdings ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire. What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking? "The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has ...

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NEW JERSEY — South Orange Village President Sheena Collum participated in a panel of mayors speaking about how they have navigated the pandemic for, and with, their townships.  The Jan. 21 presentations and discussion focused on downtowns, as it was part of Downtown NJ’s annual conference, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Johnson & Johnson received site plan approval Tuesday night from the Planning Board to make a series of upgrades to parts of its 15.4-acre world headquarters campus. From installing better lighting, to creating signs that detail the company’s long history, to the building ...

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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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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - For the third time, Appleby Elementary students under the direction of Technology teacher Paige Besthoff, have earned top honors in the New Jersey North Stock Market Game. Fifth grader Alexandra Langiewicz earned first place and fourth grader Nicole Korneski took second in the 2020 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey’s minimum hourly wage will go up by $1 to $12 per hour, for most employees, on January 1, 2021, per the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Increases are less if you are a small employer or operate a seasonal business, which makes $11.10, while employees ...

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NEW JERSEY - President Trump on Sunday signed into law a $900 billion stimulus package that offers a desperately needed lifeline for struggling small businesses. The passage of this Economic Stimulus bill is a shot in the arm for small business owners who have suffered disproportionately during the ...

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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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