Business & Finance

April 20, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The COVID-19 global pandemic has left a record-number 22 million people – including over 700,000 within New Jersey – without jobs, wondering what the new normal will be when it comes to the economy and job-seeking in the future. Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – TAPinto New Brunswick, the only independent, non-biased news operation dedicated solely to covering New Brunswick and Rutgers University, set a single-month record for readership in March. The 259% increase in readership is directly attributed to the news site’s COVID-19 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dressed as the silent film star Charlie Chaplin, Pam Beesly looked around at the corporate headquarters staff and came to an embarrassing conclusion. “So apparently no one dresses up for Halloween here,” she deadpanned to the camera in a fifth-season episode of the TV ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jay Patel stood on the sidewalk on Easton Avenue and watched his dreams destroyed by an early morning fire. "I got a call in the middle of the night," said Patel, owner of the Welsh Farms Convenience store. "It's a horrible feeling watching the fire. Everything is gone now. I ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Blue Horse Restaurant, on Raritan Avenue, is CAM Hospitality's newest endeavor as it hasn’t even been a year since they cut the blue ribbon, but Joe Amore, part owner, said that it has already become an important part of the Highland Park restaurant scene. It was even ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen pharmaceutical companies today announced they will appeal the $572 million civil judgment entered in Cleveland County District Court in the State of Oklahoma's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. According to a statement released by New ...

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New Brunswick has always had a flourishing arts and culture scene and with the addition of a new, state-of-the-art mixed-use performing arts center on Livingston Avenue, the scene is about to be taken to a whole new level. With its first show, Paul Robeson, scheduled to open on Sept. 5, this ...

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Launched in 1992, the Largest Networking Party (LNP) was created to offer an exciting and relaxed networking opportunity to business partners of Central Jersey.  In its 27th year, the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce is celebrating all that Middlesex County has to offer with a ...

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Join the MCRCC for an August Meet & Greet on Tuesday, August 27 at the Multi-Chamber “Chamber Night!,” hosted by the Somerset Patriots in Bridgewater. This event provides members with an opportunity to grow their business in an exclusive private room at TD Bank Ballpark, as we root on the ...

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It was more than just fun and games at the MCRCC “Game and Greet” last month. Members had a chance to network with the best of Middlesex County's business community while enjoying delicious complementary food. Members had a blast at this fun-filled event on July 31, which took place at Dave ...

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There was plenty of networking going on at the chamber's July Networking breakfast on July 19 at Due Mari in downtown New Brunswick. Members enjoyed a delicious breakfast, ice breakers and great conversation to kick-start a summer Friday in beautiful Middlesex County. Chamber networking ...

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This year’s Hispanic Business Expo was certainly the highlight of the summer, thus far. Attendees enjoyed a night full of great conversation, festive dancing and exceptional food on July 16 at the Pines Manor in Edison. With more than 140 vendors and more than a 1,000 attendees, this year’s ...

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The Chamber held yet another member orientation on July 12 where new, current and prospective members got a chance to meet the staff and learn about the many, many benefits of a Chamber membership After a brief presentation, members enjoyed bagels and coffee, courtesy of Investors Bank in New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy came to the Hub City on Thursday to trumpet the good news about New Jersey’s economy. Numbers released Thursday showed the state’s unemployment rate has fallen to 3.5% - the lowest rate in history. Prime examples of how to sustain that economic growth, ...

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EDISON, NJ -  There was a buzz in the air at the Amazon fulfillment center last week. Many of the 2,000 workers inside this 900,000 square foot center were dutifully, briskly ramping up for Prime Day, which ends tonight. The 36-hour special Amazon Prime Day allows members to take advantage of ...

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There was plenty of “meeting” and “greeting” taking place at the chamber’s June Meet & Greet June 13 at The Blue Horse Restaurant in Highland Park. Members clinked drinks to the summer season and exchanged business cards as they met new business professionals. Chamber Meet & Greets are a ...

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Members had a blast at this year’s Annual Meeting at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe on June 20. Members networked with other members and enjoyed a delicious lunch prepared by Forsgate. Members also got the chance to meet the Board of Directors as well as hear from the keynote speaker, Kevin ...

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Join your chamber friends for the July “Game & Greet” on Wednesday, July 31, 5 p.m. at Dave and Buster’s, Woodbridge Center, 274 Woodbridge Center Drive, in Woodbridge. Enjoy complimentary light fare and a cash bar while networking with the best of Middlesex County’s business ...

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Did you know that a one-time blood donation can help save up to three lives? Help save a life (or many) at Johnson & Johnson’s first Summer Blood Drive, to be held on three separate days this month: July 17, 18 and 30. All participants must bring a valid form of identification if they want ...

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From Italian to Ethiopian cuisine and everything in between, the 10th-annual New Brunswick’s Restaurant Week has something to offer for everyone’s inner foodie. More than 30 New Brunswick restaurants will offer a selection of special promotions, prix-fixe menus and discounts for the two-week ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Twice the New Brunswick Parking Authority has tried to bring in supermarkets into downtown New Brunswick, on Kirkpatrick Street. And twice, they wilted and died like week-old lettuce. Now, TAPinto New Brunswick has learned the New Brunswick Parking Authority, which oversees ...

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Two decades. That is how long Berkeley College has been a member of the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce.    Jaime Pardo, a Career Services Counselor at Berkeley College, said the members within the chamber are one of the reasons Berkeley College has been a member themselves for ...

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Summertime, good company and great food.   It's all that and much more at the Women's Leadership Committee June Meet & Greet, Wednesday, June 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Imperia 1714 Easton Ave., Somerset.     We hope to see you there.    

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Join us on Thursday, June 20 at Forsgate Country Club for MCRCC's Annual General Meeting.     Savor the flavor of a delicious lunch, connect with fellow chamber members, meet the Board of Directors and hear a keynote address by Kevin Corbett, Executive Director of NJ ...

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Join the Global Opportunities Program as it connects Chamber members over cocktails. Meet Canadian representatives who can help shed light on expanding your business with our closest trading partner.    At this fun, unique and engaging opportunity, you will:    ● Meet and greet ...

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Be a part of the MCRCC's June Meet & Greet on Thursday, June 13, from 5-7:30 p.m., at The Blue Horse Restaurant, 247 Raritan Ave. in Highland Park.    Enjoy complimentary light fare and a cash bar while networking with the best of Middlesex County's business ...

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  It was a dry, but windy day for the 73rd-Annual Bernie Cohn Golf Classic on May 23 at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe.     Members play a game of bean-bag toss     Once ...

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