Business & Finance

January 23, 2019

Etheridge Family Medicine: Where we focus on preventive care for a long, healthy and prosperous life. SOMERSET, NJ - TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are vested in the community at large. These businesses which will be featured make it possible ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ -- With almost 25 percent of all American adults having no retirement savings or pension, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on “Best States to Retire” list for 2019. To the surprise of few people, New Jersey ranked among the most worst, landing at No. 46 ...

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A record-breaking 112.5 million expected to travel nationwide FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- AAA forecasts one-third of Americans (nearly 112.5 million) – including more than 2.7 million New Jerseyans – will travel 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holidays. The record-breaking travelers ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a ceremonial check to Somerset County elected officials in the amount of $20,276,654.26 at the team’s annual Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec.

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A report from the American Automobile Association (AAA) shows that the average price for a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey continues to decline, dropping seven cents from last week to $2.52 ($2.59). Today’s average price is 24 cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.76) and two cents cheaper than ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Nov. 24 is Small Business Saturday®, a day when shopping small and locally can help make a difference for many small businesses in Piscataway this holiday season. Small Business Saturday® was created by American Express in 2010 to show appreciation for and to support small local ...

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EDISON, NJ –   Thanksgiving marks the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. According to a recent survey published by Deloitte, over 70% of holiday shoppers plan to head to the stores and online over the Thanksgiving weekend.  The same study found that holiday shoppers expect to spend an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Brittany Burton, the exuberant owner of Revive Consignment at 30 Doughty St., is just one of several dozen shop owners who contribute to the congenial atmosphere of downtown Somerville. She and fellow members of the Downtown Somerville Alliance have been busy the past several ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Puleo International, a third generation family owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items is opening their doors to the public for their 14th Annual Christmas Sale. Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways. The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark today with ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – High winds and a steady rain from a passing nor’easter couldn’t keep a group of fitness and weight loss enthusiasts from working out on Saturday, as The MAX Challenge of Piscataway celebrated its grand re-opening in town. The “Challengers”, along with some close friends and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah's Promise, which began as a food pantry and expanded into a culinary school prepare food service workers for jobs, will now host a workshop for people planning to start their own business. The free session will be Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the food training school, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical held its sixth annual Customer Appreciation Day on Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center. During the event, which was attended by center members as well as community residents, featured free food, no-cost flu vaccines, and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Do you have a passion for community news? TAPinto Piscataway is currently seeking reporters to regularly cover local events, elections, sports and community meetings.  This is a freelance position, with the individual being paid on a story-by-story basis. As an objective ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - Economic development and job creation requires the combined efforts of government, business, and education, state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin told private business leaders and elected officials today at the Middlesex County Business Summit. "If business and education and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical will hold its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center.  “We care about our customers and are dedicated to ensuring that they are healthy and happy,” said Sandy Cassio who, along with ...

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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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PISCATAWAY, NJ – One lottery ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $68,527 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, July 31 drawing, lottery officials announced in a news release on Wednesday. The winning numbers were: 07, 22, 29, 38 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 04. The retailer ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Fast food restaurant owners in Piscataway and elsewhere are being asked by the state to provide information about their use of employee non-compete or “no poach” agreements, documents that "can restrict the ability of workers to obtain a better-paying job with another franchise," ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald Rios, Freeholder Kenneth Armwood and Freeholder Charles Kenny will be the featured guests tomorrow at “Make It & Move It Middlesex,” a four-part economic development series hosted by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - A newly sworn in Democrat governor and an arguably hectic presidential administration. And the cherry on top: Gov. Phil Murphy, in his inauguration speech, confirmed the existence of Central Jersey. How does that bode for Middlesex County? Ask James Hughes, a professor and ...

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