Business & Finance

July 23, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Get your Nerf Blaster ready!  Seek coverage behind Pup's Bagels or the Surf Shoppe! Get ready to blast away (safely) at your friends and family at East Brunswick's newest attraction - Pups of War at the Brunswick Square Mall. Located near Macy's, Pups of War opened at the ...

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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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New Initiative Improves Rail Crossing Safety for Drivers Using Waze NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT is joining with the National Safety Council in recognizing National Safety Month during the month of June and is using this time of heightened awareness to promote a lifesaving partnership with Waze, ...

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Tonight will mark the culmination of a dream and the commemoration of a tragic chapter in African American history for Dr. Dale Caldwell, the president of New Brunswick’s Board of Education. Caldwell, the co-founder of the Black Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame and the Black Inventors Hall of Fame, ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Rutgers Occupational Training and Education Consortium today announced that 22 city businesses have earned the Rutgers OTEC High Road Seal of Approval after completing a COVID-19 workplace health and safety program. Business owners will display the seal on their ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When Judy Rodriguez was a sophomore at Elizabeth High School, her history teacher gave her a key piece of information that would empower her, then one day power New Jersey. "She gave us an aptitude test, and the result for me was that I would be good at the STEM (science, ...

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PERTH AMBOY – 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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About this profile: TAPInto Camden is publishing an ongoing series about entities that are giving back to Camden through philanthropy, job training and other community supports. CAMDEN - The latest iteration of “Eds and Meds” was born in Camden nearly a decade ago, when a new state law placed ...

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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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OLD BRIDGE - Danielle Brunelli, President & Principal of R.J. Brunelli & Co., LLC, was named as a CoStar Power Broker for Northern New Jersey Retail Real Estate for 2020. Brunelli, of Holmdel, was among the 15 brokers awarded the designation in the retail category by CoStar Group, Inc., ...

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With workers and businesses slammed, calls for more government aid to ‘supercharge’ the economy. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today 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 to help ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – An expansive project to make gas delivery to local homes in East Brunswick safer and cleaner is set to begin next week, according to PSE&G officials. The project, expected to continue into the winter of 2022, is part of the second phase of PSE&G’s Gas System ...

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SAYREVILLE - Throughout the pandemic, many local small businesses have made plenty of sacrifices to carry out their daily operations, such as taking money out of personal savings to pay the bills. For Luca’s Italian Bistro on 563 Main Street, this is a familiar reality. Bella and Mike Kolenovic, ...

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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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HAMILTON, NJ --  Governor Phil Murphy signed the landmark New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 into law on Thursday at Hamilton's Carella's Chocolate's and Gifts, a local family business for more than 80 years. The law provides economic support for small businesses, while propelling New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - TAPinto New Brunswick has surpassed more than 1.1 million page views last year, the first time reaching that milestone since the hyperlocal news organization was launched in early 2016. The news site, which covers the city and Rutgers University, saw its biggest audiences in ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - Local seniors still have time to apply for the Senior Freeze Program. The deadline for Senior Freeze property tax relief program was recently extended to February 1, 2021. The Program is a property tax reimbursement program for eligible seniors and disable residents. In order to ...

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NEW JERSEY - The state's minimum hourly wage will go up by $1 to $12 per hour for most employees today. And, if you consider that a record number of New Jerseyans filed for unemployment benefits in 2020 and tens of thousands fell behind on their rents and mortgages, the raise couldn't come at a ...

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Rick Thigpen has been with PSEG since 2007, rising through the ranks to his present position of senior vice president and head of Corporate Citizenship in 2018. In a conversation with TAPinto, Thigpen notes how his professional and personal background in politics as district director for the late ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Twenty-nine small businesses in the city’s Esperanza neighborhood have received direct grants earmarked for recovery from COVID-19-related disruptions and loss of revenue. The city and New Brunswick Tomorrow, a social impact organization, have partnered to facilitate the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Harvest Moon Brewery and Cafe was recently honored in Investors Bank Movers & Shakers Small Business Competition for its creativity, competitiveness and community outreach. Harvest Moon was chosen as one of the 10 finalists among the 500 small businesses from New Jersey ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – The new CubeSmart East Brunswick location is now open, to include approximately 1,100 units with 130,000 square feet of storage space. The burgeoning East Brunswick area is currently served by only two other self-storage facilities, so the new site is expected to draw high ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new Aldi has officially opened its doors in the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, located at the shopping plaza at 4180 on Route 1. Customers lined up outside, while standing six feet apart from one another, to be the first ones inside the new grocery store.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city will receive $237,600 earmarked for small businesses in need of rent support during the COVID-19 pandemic from a state grant program. New Brunswick will receive the highest amount among the 19 municipalities that will share $2.6 million in Neighborhood Preservation ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – If each pub in the city has a distinct personality, the Ale ‘n ‘Wich has always been your best drinking buddy, your favorite uncle and your happy-to-see-you dog rolled into one. It has been a local landmark inviting hippies and hipsters to knock back some cold ones, and ...

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NEW JERSEY - Just like most things about 2020, Black Friday looks very differently. Gone are the marathon shopping hours starting on Thanksgiving and running into Black Friday. Many large retailers like Macy's, J.C. Penney, Best Buy and Target are actually closed today for Thanksgiving, but are ...

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NEW JERSEY – With Black Friday’s arrival and Cyber Monday not far behind, New Jersey’s attorney general is warning consumers to be on the lookout for new scams and a slew of cyber attacks targeting shoppers. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs are expecting an ...

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ROCHELLE PARK, NJ -- ZRG, the fastest growing executive search firm, announced today that global industry leader John Weisel has joined the firm to be the Global Leader of its Professional and Technology Services Practice. Weisel’s introduction adds professional services expertise at an ...

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