Business & Finance

August 14, 2018

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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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $218,881 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Aug. 10 drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 12, 18, 28 and 34 and the XTRA number was: 03. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Valley Spa, 61 East Main St., in ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Join in for the grand opening of Macy’s Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.   Be one of the first 200 customers to arrive and you’ll receive a "Scratch, Win, Smile" scratch-off card. During the event, be sure to shop to the tunes of a live DJ. Snap ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Business Association, at the June 20 Borough Council meeting, presented a check to the recipient of its annual scholarship. Marie Mac Leod, a senior at Passaic Valley High School from Woodland Park, was given a check for $500. Scholarship criteria is heavily ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - It was an evening of delicious Cuban food and specialty drinks as Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of their new location in Totowa.  Jeff Melnikoff, owner of Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge, welcomed Totowa Mayor ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs presented the First Annual Little Falls Art Walk featuring the Little Falls Historic Society on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Little Falls Town ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey is $2.89 today, unchanged from last week, but 20 cents higher than a month ago and 50 cents high than May 7, 2017. The survey of prices was conducted by AAA Northeast.  On the national scene, the survey found the ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge has brought its magical blend of Latin soul and Cuban spirit to Totowa.  Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge, located at 1 Route 46 west inside the Holiday Inn in Totowa, will celebrate the grand opening of its second location with two events in May.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Local officials officially cut the ribbon on Saturday, April 21, to welcome Hurricane Sports Grill to the Borough. The chain opened its first location in New Jersey in Woodland Park at 1530 Route 46 west, next to Fairway market. A fast casual restaurant, Hurricane Sports ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Totowa Day is being planned for Saturday, June 9 on the grounds of Washington Park School from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Come and enjoy an afternoon and evening of entertainment and fun. Rain date is June 10. There will be live bands, bounce rides, carnival games, vendors, food trucks, a ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Wayne Mayor Chris Vergano announced on Facebook that Whole Foods would be coming to the township.  "Congratulations to Whole Foods on their decision to move into our town at the former A&P shopping center on Valley Road," he wrote.  The former A&P site has been vacant ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Hurricane Sports Grill has opened its first location in New Jersey in the borough at 1530 Route 46 west, next to Fairway market. A fast casual restaurant, Hurricane Sports Grill is an offshoot of Hurricane Grill & Wings. The Woodland Park eatery will be the third in the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends.  Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - George Juzdan and Christa Limone have franchised TAPinto Passaic Valley, providing original local news coverage for the residents of Little Falls, Totowa and Woodland Park. They are joined in the venture by Tom Roskop. George Juzdan was born and raised ...

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WAYNE, NJ - On the eve of the Dave & Busters at Williowbrook Mall opening on Feb. 14, TAPinto got an invitation-only media preview of location with a chance to play games and indulge in food and drink. This location is the second to open in the Garden State and the 109th to open in the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Dave & Busters at Willowbrook Mall will have its grand opening celebration on Feb. 14.  It will be the chain's 109th location and second in New Jersey. The Woodbridge location opened in November. Doors will open at 11 a.m. to the public. From 4:30 to 7 p.m. happy hour will ...

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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 director ...

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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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WAYNE, NJ - Dave & Busters at Willowbrook Mall has announced that it will open on Feb. 16. The arcade/restaurant chain is currently hiring for all positions. It will be the second Dave & Busters location to open in New Jersey. The Woodbridge location opened last month. Dave & ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The personal touch is what one jewelry story in Little Falls has aimed to their customers deliver throughout the years.  Venus Creations Fine Jewelry, located at 100 Main St., is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year of offering fine jewelry to its loyal customer base.

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WAYNE, NJ - The Wayne Township Planning Board last week approved a 12-theatre, 44,000-square foot Cinemark movie theater. It is expected to open by 2019. The theater will be built where Sears Auto Center is currently located, off Willowbrook Boulevard. The application noted that Seritage SRC ...

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A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.   All ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Welcoming a steady stream of family members and friends as well as many new faces, 2Sweet held its ribbon cutting on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 15 at its new location at 44 Main St. The shop, relocated from 279 Browertown Rd. in Woodland Park, is located in a brand new mixed use ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new business magazine in New Jersey, ROI-NJ.com, is reporting that New Brunswick is one of four cities who have advanced to the next round of consideration to potentially receive the state's support to apply to become the home of Amazon's second headquarters. Yes, this is ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Toys "R" Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in federal court in Richmond, Va. The retailer said Monday night that, "to achieve its financial objectives, Toys'R'Us and some of our U.S. subsidiaries and our Canadian subsidiary proactively and voluntarily filed for Chapter ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Local connoisseurs' and fun-seekers' favorite time of year is vastly approaching - the day when the Little Falls Business Association will hold its fifth annual Fall Festival.   The event will be held this Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Morris Canal Preserve in ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Cost Plus World Market has opened its doors at 1730 Route 46 west in Woodland Park, at the site of the former A&P supermarket in the West Falls Plaza, offering shoppers a wide mix of home items, food and beverages.  The store offers an array of furniture, decor, holiday ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - McBride Auto Body, Inc. was established in 1937 by Joseph W. Carioti Sr. It was first located at 526 McBride Ave., and in 1941, it moved to 561 McBride Ave., as the need for their service grew. As it continued to grow, in 1951, a 6,200 square foot building located at 555 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Cost Plus World Market has announced the grand opening events for its new location at 1730 Route 46 west in Woodland Park, at the site of the former A&P supermarket in the West Falls Plaza. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. Prior to ...

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