Business & Finance

November 17, 2018

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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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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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA reports that the price of a gallon of gasoline continues to drop in New Jersey. The evidence-based survey of gas prices across the state show the average price of a gallon of gas is $2.49. Today's price is two cent's less than a week ago ($2.51) and 11 cents less than a ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Who wouldn't want to find out they were holding a million dollar lottery ticket? Well, someone is. An unclaimed Cash4Life second-tier lottery ticket worth one million dollars will expire on December 8, 2017, if it is not claimed. The ticket was purchased at the Joyce Kilmer Service ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Metropolitan Dermatology had their long-awaited Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their newest location - 114 Lake Avenue in South Plainfield.  Mayor Matthew Anesh, Council President Derryck White, and Council Members Christine Faustini, Robert Bengivenga Jr., and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Black Friday is an adventure on its own and is usually a day where big name retailers take center stage.  However since 2010, when the concept of Small Business Saturday was born, small businesses all over Piscataway and beyond get a chance to celebrate the fact that they are the ...

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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 13th Annual Christmas Sale. Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music ...

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