Business & Finance

April 30, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Customers steadily filtered through Station House Café for one last meal before Mouris Gawrgy closed his door for the last time on Friday after 31 years in business. Mo worked seven days a week and loved his customers and the work. Station House Café will be sorely missed ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Signs of spring are slowly popping up throughout New Jersey which means the hot and humid days of summer – and the non-stop running of home and office cooling systems – are just around the corner.  According to Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling, spring is ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation. What accounts for New Jersey's ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The U.S. News & World Reports ranking of the best Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotels is in. Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights is ranked #5 best of all the 245 Embassy Suites hotels across the United States, Canada and Latin America. "With perks like all-suite ...

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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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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Terrana Orthodontics, a boutique one doctor practice, recently opened in New Providence. When it comes to wearing braces, these days you have many options. Dr. Anthony Terrana will help you find the type of braces to fit your needs. "We offer metal braces, clear braces, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lisa McQuilkin joins Edward Jones New Providence office working with Financial Advisor Brian Killea. "I am so excited to welcome Lisa McQuilkin to the team," said Killea. "Lisa brings an expertise in client relationship development combined with a passion for holistic ...

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Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze spoke live with Nicole Petallides of the TD Ameritrade Network. Topic: How to invest amid volatile interest rates! bit.ly/3bGgtV5 With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Ryder Way resident Ann Marie Zoufaly attended the Tuesday, Feb. 23 virtual council meeting to voice her neighborhood’s concern regarding the latest construction plan to expand the Lantern Hill complex. She explained that the group of neighbors had penned a letter with over 100 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A panel discussion, entitled 'Negotiating in the Gap', will be hosted by AAUW Madison and the Summit College Club on March 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The panel will explore the status of pay equity between women and men, and how women can succeed in the current environment using ...

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185-acre work-life campus welcomes three accomplished chefs to further enhance its growing dining scene  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Connell Company, the developer behind the premier work-life campus, announced three prominent additions to the culinary team at The Park in Berkeley Heights, ...

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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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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25% to 35% for Certain Businesses Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m. Curfew for In-Person Indoor Restaurant Service, and Adjusts Gathering Limits for Religious and Political Activities, Wedding Ceremonies, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The COVID pandemic has taken its toll on many small businesses, but the news that the iconic Florence Ravioli in downtown Scotch Plains is closing hurts. The business, which dates back to 1943, has been a part of the fabric of Scotch Plains since 1968. Florence Ravioli ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Sports Shop's 21-year run on Main Street is ending Friday, Jan. 30 when the store closes and hands over its half of the storefront it shared to Frames on Main. "We will miss being part of the Chatham sports world," co-owners Terry and Skip McCabe said. "We're sure our ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire. What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking? "The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging throughout New Jersey, HVAC professionals are constantly looking at ways to help reduce the spread of the virus indoors.  According to Mike Iarrapino, founder and owner of Edison Heating and Cooling, boosting fresh air, regulating ...

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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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The borough of New Providence, in conjunction with the New Providence Business Community, is installing masks boxes and lawn signs throughout town to provide free masks and remind people to wear them.  As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, it is imperative to reduce the spread of the disease.  ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Things can fall into place -- and you can start living your dream -- just ask Christine Kohl, who recently opened The Tile Lady Designs by Christine located behind Berkeley Car Wash at 620 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Christine Kohl -- known as "Christine the Tile ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - As has become tradition, Point View Wealth Management will deliver its annual financial outlook to the Suburban Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber's inaugural 'First Friday' event of 2021. David Dietze, Point View's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, along with ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - After the recent towing of cars at the former Bank of America lot behind Prestige Diner in New Providence, a community discussion ensued with close to 300 comments posted to the New Providence and Berkeley Heights Facebook forums to expose and warn the community. The cars ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - PRISM Vision Group®, one of the largest vertically integrated eye care services organization in the Mid-Atlantic region, moved its corporate headquarters from Union to 420 Mountain Avenue in Berkeley Heights. Berkeley Heights Mayor Angie Devanney and New Providence Mayor Al ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables struggling New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- During the 100 years since its founding, The Liberty Group and the United States have faced tough times -- a market crash, the Great Depression, five-plus wars, an oil crisis, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, HIV and Ebola.  “Whatever was happening to this country, Liberty went ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Shop New Providence and you could be the next big winner!  Sean Mannion was the lucky winner of a Golden Ticket worth $300 towards braces or Invisalign from Dr. Bob Robinson, Orthodontist!  The Golden Ticket was found at Avenue Deli on Springfield Avenue.  Congratulations ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, chaired by Marco Rubio (R-FL), held a hearing on Thursday on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). A renewal of the program, which helped save millions of businesses across New Jersey and nationwide, would throw a lifeline ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Mayor Angie Devanney surprised Berkeley Heights' beloved postal clerk with a proclamation celebrating his 40 years of service to the US Postal Office in Berkeley Heights. Upon passing the postal exam as a young man, Robert "Ziggy" Zamanski accepted a position at the ...

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WARREN, NJ - The application for a hotel at The Stone House at Stirling Ridge will now be heard on March 1, 2021, after it was postponed again at the Monday Dec. 7 meeting. Neighboring residents have retained Rob Simon of Herold Law in Warren, and Jay Bohn, the attorney representing Maddy ...

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Family-owned Taylor Rental Center has been serving community for more than 50 years  SHORT HILLS, NJ – Paul Neuwirth, owner of Taylor Rental Center in Berkeley Heights, is selected as a finalist of Investors Bank's Movers & Shakers Small Business Competition. Investors Bank and the ...

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