Business & Finance

August 31, 2018

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posted notice of their search for redevelopers to improve and repurpose the blighted 18 Center Shopping Center, the outdated Loehmann's Plaza, and the surrounding areas.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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PISCATAWAY, NJ – One lottery ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $68,527 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, July 31 drawing, lottery officials announced in a news release on Wednesday. The winning numbers were: 07, 22, 29, 38 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 04. The retailer ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough is seeking to hire a full time accountant for the Finance and Administrative Department. Qualified applicants would need to perform a variety of clerical, administrative and financial tasks. Candidates should possess excellent computer, organizational skills as well as ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There were lawyers, bankers, CPAs and hopeful future entrepreneurs, all meeting in New Brunswick to discuss the future of one business: the legal sale of marijuana. The gathering of the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association at the Blackthorn restaurant in New Brunswick on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University students returning to class this fall will have three new eateries available in a former Easton Avenue book store: an Israeli burger chain and two other restaurants. Burgerim Gourmet Burgers, originally an Israeli chain featuring mini burgers that has 60 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city will kick off the opening of the annual New Brunswick Community Farmers Market (NBCFM) with a big celebration. On Saturday, June 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be free yoga programs along with live music, cooking demonstrations,  henna tattoos and face ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – New Brunswick City Market (NBCM) recently presented awards in three separate categories to two local businesses and a community program, during its 30th Annual Board of Directors' meeting held on May 23, 2018. "As in years past, City Market is once again pleased to honor the ...

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EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community. Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Perhaps take a break from Netflix and revisit the AMC Lowes New Brunswick 18 movie theater on Route 1, which has been upgraded to provide Dolby Cinema technology with the latest in movie imaging and audio systems. Beginning this weekend, the theater on the southbound side of ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK - After two years of renovations, Walmart on Tuesday celebrated that opening of its expanded Supercenter store, just over the city's border in North Brunswick. The now 190,000-square-foot store on Route 1 will be open 24-hours-a-day. It features a garden center, pharmacy, photo ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, a downtown restaurant next to the train station and across the street from Rutgers University housing, has closed, apparently the result of declining sales. “Brother Jimmy’s ceased operations on Monday, May 7 due to their inability to pay rent owed to the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - A long-time city law firm has been named one of the "Healthiest Companies in America." Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP received the designation from Interactive Health, a national provider known for its preventive health programs that encourage employees to adopt ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Promise Culinary School (PCS) students recently traded their white aprons for street clothes and turned their focus from food to life skills, as they began the process of launching their professional careers with the help of a leadership team from Wegmans, one of the region’s most ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald Rios, Freeholder Kenneth Armwood and Freeholder Charles Kenny will be the featured guests tomorrow at “Make It & Move It Middlesex,” a four-part economic development series hosted by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers students won’t need to venture that far off campus to get their Starbucks fix. The Starbucks at The Yard@College Avenue, located at the corner of College Avenue and Hamilton Street, will reopen on Feb. 19, a Starbucks spokesperson confirmed in an email. The site ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.     Joe Amditis, Associate ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, TAPinto.net set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.    From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - A newly sworn in Democrat governor and an arguably hectic presidential administration. And the cherry on top: Gov. Phil Murphy, in his inauguration speech, confirmed the existence of Central Jersey. How does that bode for Middlesex County? Ask James Hughes, a professor and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.  This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Another business at The Yard@College Avenue, Bella’s Burger Shack, is now closed, and unlike the neighboring Starbucks, it​ has apparently​ left for good. A sign had been posted on the front door of the restaurant, reading that Dec. 22, 2017 w​as the last day the shack would ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Who wouldn't want to find out they were holding a million dollar lottery ticket? Well, someone is. An unclaimed Cash4Life second-tier lottery ticket worth one million dollars will expire on December 8, 2017, if it is not claimed. The ticket was purchased at the Joyce Kilmer Service ...

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NEWARK, NJ--In downtown Newark, some might say that it was inevitable that Democrat Phil Murphy was going to win the 2017 New Jersey gubernatorial election. Others might say that it is inevitable that the ongoing revival of the heart of New Jersey's largest city will continue to pulse powerfully.

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New Brunswick, NJ -  Premier Properties of New Brunswick took home the prestigious Curb Appeal award for its 17 Mine Street apartment building at the New Jersey Apartment Association’s (NJAA) 24th Annual Garden State Awards. Judged by a panel of multifamily (apartment) industry experts from New ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Jaffe Communications, a full-service public relations, marketing and publishing firm, was launched in Cranford in April 2003. And the township is the ideal place to return, with Jaffe Communications opening its new doors in Cranford Executive Plaza on North Avenue. Among its work, ...

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