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Amazon’s Career Choice program wins “Community Excellence” award

May 22, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community.

Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel discussion on how the program provides trained, motivated employees for ...

AAA: New Jersey May 7 Survey Shows Gas Price Average 50 cents Higher than 2017

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 current national average to be $2.81, the same as last ...

Business Leaders Honored at MCVTS Advisory Committee Dinner

PISCATAWAY, NJ - More than 200 representatives of business, industry and academia mixed with staff and students of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools at the district’s annual Advisory Committee Appreciation Dinner.

The April 26 event, held on the MCVTS Piscataway Campus, was followed by meetings of the committees, which offer advice on curriculum, trends in business ...

Hospital ER expands as caseload jumps to more than 100,000 annually

NEW BRUNSWICK - More than 100,000 patients come through the emergency department at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, up from the approximately 40,000 cases that came through the doors less than 20 years ago.

 

"Spaces that were designed for one patient now have had two," said Dr. Robert Eisenstein, the hospital chief of emergency care. Obviously the number of ...

Job Seekers Flock to Job Fair Hosted by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of job seekers came out to meet more than 80 employers for Assemblyman Joe Danielsen's (D-17 Middlesex/Somerset) 4th Annual Job Fair at the Imperia Wednesday afternoon. 

There were two parts to the fair, in the early afternoon hours job seekers had the opportunity to attend workshops geared towards enhancing their job search techniques/interviewing ...

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Facebook Provides Verification Badges for All TAPinto Facebook Pages

June 4, 2018

TAPinto and its 75 partner sites have been verified on Facebook with the social media platform's blue badge, which is given to news organizations that meet Facebook's authenticity criteria. 

Facebook gives the blue verification badge to "eligible brands, media organizations and public figures," based on factors that include policy compliance and public ...