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TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

January 16, 2017

TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push notifications regarding ...

Union County Clerk Hosts New Jersey Notary Training

Notaries Public are invited to attend the next session of New Jersey Notary Training, an educational seminar for Notaries Public hosted by Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, together with Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Esq., who will present the legal aspects of the functions of notaries public.

Ms. Rajoppi will open the seminar and review the application process for ...

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada Honored for Service on Transportation Planning Board

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada was recognized for his ongoing service on the Board of Trustees of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the agency’s annual meeting in Newark on Monday.

“I’d like to thank the NJTPA for this recognition,” said Freeholder Estrada, who joined the NJTPA Board in 2012. “I will continue my efforts to put ...

Career Networking Group: The Value Proposition at Scotch Plains Library on Monday, Feb. 13

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On Monday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m., Alex Freund, the Landing Expert, will be at the Scotch Plains Public Library to discuss how developing a strong value proposition will benefit your job search.

The value proposition is all about why people say “yes.”  In a job search, like it or not, one of the biggest challenges is marketing yourself effectively to a ...

Gas Prices Continue Upward Climb, Says AAA

NEW JERSEY -- Gas prices continue to rise both nationally and in New Jersey, with today’s average price for a gallon of gas up three cents since last week nationally and one cent in the Garden State.

AAA’s January 9th survey of gas prices found in New Jersey, motorists are paying an average of $2.45, one cents more than a week ago ($2.44), 13 cents more than a month ago ...

The Coffee Box Grand Opening in Plainfield Attracts Locals and Beyond

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Neither snow nor wintry weather could stop the crowd that turned out on Saturday, Jan. 7th for the grand opening of Plainfield's newest business, The Coffee Box.

The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by Mayor Adrian Mapp and city officials from the Economic Development Division, as well as Council members, Cory Storch, Bridget Rivers and Rebecca Williams.

The ...

“New Year, New Job, New You” -- Series of Free Workshops for Job Seekers at Temple Sholom

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, and Temple Sholom will be hosting a series of three free  titled “New Year, New Job, New You”, on Thursday mornings, January 5, 12 and 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon at Temple Sholom, 1925 Lake Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ.

The January ...

Gas Prices Increase in New Jersey and Nationally

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices are trending upward at the close of 2016, with the average price for a gallon of gas increasing four cents nationally and five cents in New Jersey, according to AAA’s December 27th survey of gas prices.

In New Jersey, motorists are paying an average of $2.38, five cents more than a week ago. A year ago, before the 23-cent gas tax was passed, the price was ...

Youth Ages 16-24 Invited to Apply for New Job Training Program

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that Second Chance, a program of the Plainfield Area YMCA is now accepting applications from out-of-school youths and young adults ages 16-24.

Second Chance is a free program designed to help young people gain life skills and training that leads to gainful employment and career advancement.

“Second Chance will help ...

Get the Most From TAPinto Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Take a moment and find out how to get more from TAPinto Plainfield and see how easy it is to get up-to-the-minute news about everything going on in the community: news, sports, politics, education, events and more.

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Universities Sign Agreement to Establish New Jersey Big Data Alliance

January 19, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Nine of the state’s top universities have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to formally establish the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA).

Members of the NJBDA are Rutgers University, Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Kean University, Rowan University, St. Peter’s University, Stockton University, Stevens Institute of ...

Universities Sign Agreement to Establish New Jersey Big Data Alliance

January 19, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Nine of the state’s top universities have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to formally establish the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA).

Members of the NJBDA are Rutgers University, Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Kean University, Rowan University, St. Peter’s University, Stockton University, Stevens Institute of ...