Business & Finance

December 11, 2018

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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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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