TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

March 18, 2017 CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

Kreation Specialties™ - Personalized Chocolate Candy Gifts for All Occasions

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Kreation Specialties™, the South Plainfield-based company featured on Food Network’s Roker on the Road show, has been providing Candy Wreaths and Candy Centerpiece Trees and Chocolate Bar Wrappers since 1994.

Owned and operated by borough residents Ray and Nancylee Komoski, their online company Kreation Specialties™ creates personalized candy ...

Interact Club’s Annual Valentine’s Day Cupcake Fundraiser at North Plainfield High School Raises Funds for Rotary Foundation

Editors Note: Amaiana Sajjad is a senor at North Plainfield High School and an intern for TAPinto North Plainfield.) 

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Throughout the year, members of North Plainfield High School’s (NPHS) Interact Club hold various fundraisers and take part in activities and events for the betterment of the community. Most recently, the school- and youth-based service ...

Gail Rosen Selected as Somerset County Outstanding Citizen of the Year

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership has selected Gail Rosen, CPA as the 67th Somerset County Outstanding Citizen of the Year. 

The award is given annually to Somerset County’s premier community leader. The Outstanding Citizen is the county’s most prestigious individual reward recognizing someone for their community and business activities ...

Shirley W. Thompson to Receive Rotary Club Award

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  — The Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield is pleased to announce that South Plainfield resident Shirley Weaver Thompson will receive the 2017 Service Above Self Award at the club’s 18th Annual Wine Tasting Dinner. The event will be held on April 5 at Giovanna’s Restaurant in Plainfield, and is a fundraiser for the club’s scholarship ...

Gerber President and CEO is to Speak at WHRHS, Feb. 7

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) are hosting a free talk featuring the President and CEO of the Gerber products company, Bill Partyka on Feb. 7. This will be an opportunity for teens and the community to learn about corporate America, working your way up, hiring, brand development over time, and more. 

The event ...

Sears - Watchung Store and Auto Center Remain Open for Now, But Long-term Future Is in Question

WATCHUNG, NJ – Is it closing or not?

That is the question many local residents have been speculating as it relates to long-standing Sears storefront on 1640 Route 22 in Watchung and the neighboring Sears Auto Center.

Earlier this month, Sears Holdings issued a statement that the company would be closing 42 Sears stores and over 100 K-Mart stores this spring, including four locations ...

TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ- launched a free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push ...

Nomination Deadline is Jan. 27 for Outstanding Citizen Award Nominees

BRIDGEWATER - NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership is seeking nominees for the 67th Annual Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award, Somerset County’s most significant individual recognition honoring the most dynamic contributors to the County’s quality of life.

The Business Partnership Citizen of the Year recognition, to be held this year on Thursday, May 4 at the ...

Johanna’s Creations Frames Memories for Any Occasion

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - If you experience frustration in finding a unique, meaningful gift for someone, this local framer just might have a solution for you.  Johanna’s Creations can create a gift of beautifully framed art, photography or objects, for you or your special person.

When you visit her shop, you will be personally greeted by Johanna Salvemini, who meets with you ...

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Somerset County Business Partnership Launches Collaboration with Rutgers

March 12, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership and Rutgers University are collaborating on several initiatives to build stronger connections with the Somerset County business community.

 The SCBP and Rutgers will develop activities that address the business needs and challenges of the SCBP members - workface development, talent acquisition and ways to leverage ...