Business & Finance

March 13, 2019

      Joint Chamber Meet & Greet   Embassy Suites by Hilton  Piscataway-Somerset Hotel, 121 Centennial Ave., Piscataway Thursday, March 14 5-7 ...

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Located just four minutes away from the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and just a stroll down George Street in downtown New Brunswick, is the Zimmerli Art Museum on Rutgers University's College Avenue Campus.   The magnificent 70,000-square-foot facility holds a collection of ...

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You can definitely say this year's theme "We Can Make a Difference" stood out to many members who wanted to make an impact at this year's Emerging Leaders Summit. This year's summit was held at the Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center in downtown New Brunswick March 7. The program featured ...

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Many members warmed themselves up from the cold weather with some hot sauce and a bowl of wings at the chamber's first Meet & Greet of 2019 at Buffalo Wild Wings in North Brunswick, Feb. 26.      Members smile for the camera at the first Meet & Greet of the year.   You ...

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The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce (MCRCC) and SHRM CNJ hosted this year's Human Resources Summit at the Rutgers Club on February 21. This year's summit was titled "A GPS For A Rewarding Business Culture," and focused on how to "drive" through company culture on smooth ...

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RARITAN VALLEY, NJ -- Mayors of towns along the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) met to discuss NJ Transit’s response to three issues facing commuters on that line and how best to advocate for their residents. RVL Mayors Alliance is working to get a same platform transfer in Newark, return of the off-peak ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) and the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) will gather on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Piscataway-Somerset, 121 Centennial Ave., for a cooperative networking event bringing business people from the two ...

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BELLE MEAD, NJ - Erik Kent and Beth Voxland graduated before the internet became popular, but now run an online wedding planning resource for the Garden State, Creating a popular website was one of the last things on their minds when they met as sophomore communication majors, bonding over an ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hanging out in East Brunswick is about to get a lot more fun as new businesses opening on Route 18 will offer entertainment, food, retail variety, and an answer to the suburban doldroms. Drivers down Rooute 18 are beginning to see a whole lot of shaking going on as old ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's iconic Milltown Ice Cream Depot that draws ice cream lovers from near and far is packing up from its historic red barn on Washington Avenue to a new location. While longtime owner Joan Trent is excited about the move to South Main Street, it's bittersweet. Trent first ...

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Etheridge Family Medicine: Where we focus on preventive care for a long, healthy and prosperous life. SOMERSET, NJ - TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are vested in the community at large. These businesses which will be featured make it possible ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Tour of Somerville, which draws over 1,000 cyclists and thousands of spectators from the region and around the world to the downtown district Memorial Day weekend is the winner of the “Tourism Champion” category in the Salute to Tourism Awards which will be presented Jan. 18th ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Brunswick Square Mall attracts thousands of shoppers throughout Middlesex County every year. It is one of the defining features in East Brunswick and the place most people tend to associate with the township. However, in recent years, the mall has struggled to keep up with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Natalie Pinero, former public information officer for Union Township and director of Legislative Research and Constituent Outreach for Union County will be hired as the new executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance at Monday night's reorganization meeting. She is ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Everyone but the brewmeister will be working Tuesday at Village Brewing Company. Just two months away from drawing the first mug of "Somerville Red" and other craft beers brewed on the premises, the owners of what will be the largest micro-brewery in Somerset County were busy ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Vitor Silva is making everything old new again.  The owner of Built by Me, an interactive workspace for young learners featuring after-school and school break programs, thinks that kids learn by doing, that effort (and sometimes even failure) brings success, and that pride ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a ceremonial check to Somerset County elected officials in the amount of $20,276,654.26 at the team’s annual Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec.

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Food Council has promoted its chief government affairs representative to vice president for her work representing food retailers, including supermarkets, independent grocers and convenience stores, as well as their supplier partners.  Mary Ellen Peppard will take a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Brittany Burton, the exuberant owner of Revive Consignment at 30 Doughty St., is just one of several dozen shop owners who contribute to the congenial atmosphere of downtown Somerville. She and fellow members of the Downtown Somerville Alliance have been busy the past several ...

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CARTERET – Yesterday, Amazon associates from the company’s Carteret fulfillment center surprised 750 teachers and students at Columbus Elementary School with more than $25,000 in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning items and grants to support the school’s new T.H.I.N.K.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year. The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Dollar General has opened its doors in South Plainfield at their newest location, 138 South Plainfield Ave..  The store prides itself on providing value to customers as a general store that carries high-quality, frequently used products at a lower price than traditional ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah's Promise, which began as a food pantry and expanded into a culinary school prepare food service workers for jobs, will now host a workshop for people planning to start their own business. The free session will be Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the food training school, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - Economic development and job creation requires the combined efforts of government, business, and education, state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin told private business leaders and elected officials today at the Middlesex County Business Summit. "If business and education and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild. At ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —On Monday, August 13, 2018, the Township of East Brunswick formally posted notice of their search for redevelopers to improve and repurpose the blighted 18 Center Shopping Center, the outdated Loehmann's Plaza, and the surrounding areas. These areas represent some of the best ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Among the images depicted are a mother standing with her arm around her daughter's shoulder, and a father watching over his son in a toy car. The two-story high mural painted in bright yellows, reds and blue on the side of store on Jersey Avenue is intended in part to attract ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Grand Openings on Main Street have been the norm the past several years as the borough’s resurgence as "Somerset County’s Downtown" continues to unfold. Complete with colored ribbon, oversized shears, grinning politicians and proud retailers, the wave of Grand Openings ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst and Doukas, which opened its first law office 41 years ago in New Brunswick, continues to grow. The firm announced on Aug. 1 that is has moved its offices in Wall Township to a location that can better serve its growing client base, at 169 Maple ...

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