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The Basics of Starting a Business

Thu, March 22, 7:00 PM


The Basics of Starting a Business

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Add to My Calendar 03/22/2018 7:00pm 03/22/2018 8:30pm America/New_York The Basics of Starting a Business

What do you need to start your own business? This discussion will include:

what to consider before starting a business, legal structures, importance of a business plan, financing sources, and more!

Come join this facilitated discussion panel brought to you by SCORE business experts.

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Triangle Home Fashions/Lush Decor Makes a Home in East Brunswick

December 5, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There is a world of creative textiles, color, and texture right of Tices Lane in East Brunswick, as a new business has found a home in East Brunswick.  EB's newest business began its residence in town with a donation of $3,000 to the township's police and fire departments, and an official ribbon-cutting with Mayor Brad Cohen, members of the East Brunswick Chamber ...

New Brunswick Shooting Suspect Facing Additional Charges

FRANKLIN (Somerset County), NJ - A New Brunswick man who was facing charges related to the shooting death of a Franklin man in a park is facing additional charges, according to a press release from Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor.

Police say Najee K. Croom aka “Na Murder”, 27, of New Brunswick shot David D. Anderson, ...

Postal Boxes Vandalized and Emptied in South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Breaking into a mailbox at a home or business or breaking into an official United States Postal Service "letter box" is no joke or mere act of vandalism.  It is a federal crime.  Nonetheless, two postal boxes were pried open yesterday morning in the township.

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, at 6:39 am Officer Kent English responded to the Dayton ...

Crafts, Jazz, new software and more at Piscataway Public Library

Check out these upcoming events at the Piscataway Public Library.  For a full schedule of events, go to  

Intro to Inkscape 
Join us in the MiY Makerspace at Kennedy Library (500 Hoes Lane) on Thursday, December 5, at 6:30pm to learn how to create vector graphics using the free software Inkscape. The class will cover the basics of creating ...

Make Our Decadent Homemade Hot Chocolate

December 5, 2019

It takes just three ingredients and a few minutes to whip together this rich, creamy milk chocolate treat, perfect for a winter day.

Tip: A serrated knife will make quick work of chopping up a milk chocolate bar. We recommend using high-quality chocolate for a smooth, creamy drink. Milk chocolate chips won’t melt as easily as wafers or bars, but they’ll do in a ...

With Schiano in the Fold, Rutgers' Hobbs Finally Gets Pat on the Back

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As Pat Hobbs moved into position to speak to reporters on Wednesday, someone patted him on the back as he walked past.

It must have felt good for the Rutgers athletic director who was the object of venom and vitriol during the school's protracted negotiations with Greg Schiano.

Some fans called for his head and some former players called for his job when it appeared ...


South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

New Jersey Children Would Once Again Learn Cursive Under Legislation Introduced by Assemblywoman Angela McKnight

December 4, 2019

TRENTON, NJ — Citing research that suggests that learning to read and write in it benefits the development of cognitive, motor and literacy skills, and may help students with learning disabilities like dyslexia read and write with greater ease, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Jersey City/Bayonne) has introduced legislation that would require elementary schools in New Jersey to teach ...

Police Find Cocaine, Cash, Loaded Firearm Upon Arrest of Plainfield Man

A Plainfield Police Division investigation, with assistance from the Prosecutor’s Office’s newly formed Opioid Task Force, yielded the arrest of a Plainfield man and the recovery of a significant quantity of cocaine and a loaded firearm, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday.

Juan Carlos Franco, 39, was charged with first-degree possession of a ...

Sex Abuse Claims From ’50s Surface in Suit Centered on Westfield Father John Flanagan

WESTFIELD, NJ — A priest abuse lawsuit filed Sunday claims a late religious leader who served in Westfield for 17 years abused multiple children and the church covered it up.

The Archdiocese of Newark and Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church are named in the state court lawsuit claiming that the Rev. John Flanagan abused a boy at the church over the course of 10 years in the ...

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Johnson Statement on Trump Administration’s ‘Simply Wrong’ New SNAP Rule

December 4, 2019

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson released the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s new SNAP rule:

“We are deeply disappointed to see the Trump Administration finalize a rule that will, when fully implemented, threaten food assistance benefits for as many as 12,000 New Jerseyans. 

“New Jersey has been able ...

You at the Zoo

Become a Volunteer Docent at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ, is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program!  Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day.

Docents are volunteer educators who are among the most visible members of our Zoo community.

Here’s how to avoid the hooks of phishing scams this holiday season

December 3, 2019

Knowledge and awareness. Those two things can protect you and your family members from getting caught up in a phishing scam this season and year-round..

A phishing scam is often an unsolicited email or a website that looks like a legitimate site designed to trick users. The scams convince people into providing personal and financial information.  Scam emails can arrive to personal ...

Devil Inside

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil for you are with me; your help line and your IT staff, they comfort me.
- Psalm 23:4. Internet Edition v2.0

After years of being beaten down by mysterious and ill-timed failures of technology, I am beginning to suspect that I am the victim of unexplained dark forces originating from the valley of the shadow of death.

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...