Business & Finance

April 8, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — A new building to be built at The Shops at Ledgewood Commons will have more retailers than originally anticipated. The proposed 10,000-square-foot structure, to be built near the Red Lobster restaurant — will have five separate storefronts instead of the three shown in initial ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation. What accounts for New Jersey's ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Rumors have been swirling on Facebook that Acme Markets in Morris Plains is closing. The Morris Plains store manager, Matt Merville issued a "no comment" when asked by TAPinto Morristown reporter if the rumors were true. Merville referred TAPinto to Dana Ward, Communications and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- On the morning of Thursday Mar. 4, Wawa of Randolph celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a series of donations to give back to the community they just joined. Most Northern NJ residents know the gas station - convenience store brand from summer trips ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Each year, the Randolph Boys & Girls Basketball Committees offer for sale it’s annual Hoops Card; a savings “club” card that offers excellent discounts to local restaurants and other fine establishments. Over the past 27 years, the proceeds from the fundraising card has resulted ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The “soft opening” last Saturday of the new Five Below store in The Shops at Ledgewood Commons was the first in a flurry of Grand Openings expected to take place at the new mall in the coming weeks. “They are the tip of the spear, post Walmart,” said Jared Minatelli, director of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that loans received through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will not be subject to state taxes and that all expenses paid through PPP funds will be tax-deductible. "This is another layer of protection our business owners need to help ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire. What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking? "The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Lightbridge Academy® of Randolph, NJ is a leading early educational childcare provider, and offers their families the Lightbridge Promise as the Gold Standard in the childcare industry for cleanliness, security, and peace of mind. For parents returning to work, in the home or at an ...

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President Trump on Sunday signed into law a $900 billion stimulus package that offers a desperately needed lifeline for struggling small businesses. The passage of this Economic Stimulus bill is a shot in the arm for small business owners who have suffered disproportionately during the COVID-19 ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, chaired by Marco Rubio (R-FL), held a hearing on Thursday on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). A renewal of the program, which helped save millions of businesses across New Jersey and nationwide, would throw a lifeline ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Office of Emergency Management is hiring a per-diem Emergency Medical Technicians. The EMT/Paramedic will be responsible for leading, directing, and participating in the delivery of Basic Life Support (BLS) and working in partnership with Advanced Life ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Lightbridge Academy-Randolph is coming soon to 765 Route 10 in Randolph NJ, projected to open in early 2021.  As “The Solution for Working Parents®”, Lightbridge Academy provides early education and childcare to children ages six weeks through kindergarten, as well as special ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury officials on Tuesday night were given a tour of the new Walmart Supercenter in Ledgewood as workers in the expansive building prepared for its 7 a.m. Wednesday grand opening. Led by store manager Anthony Moreno, members of the Roxbury Township Council and other invited ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Century 21 Department Store, located on the Morristown Green will be closing their doors, announced the company in a press release. Thirteen stores across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida will go out of business after 60 years. Prior to Century 21, the location was ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The new Shops at Ledgewood Commons shopping center will be home to a Burlington store, the site developer confirmed today. Based in New Jersey, Burlington Stores - formerly Burlington Coat Factory - operates 739 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico, according to its ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Marking the milestone of six months since the confirmation of the first coronavirus case in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off the holiday weekend by signing an Executive Order to allow for the resumption of indoor dining, albeit at 25 percent capacity. The order also allows for ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –The new Walmart Supercenter under construction in Roxbury received final site-plan approval from the Roxbury Planning Board on Wednesday and should open to the public Oct. 7. The board’s action means the applicant, Ledgewood Investors, LLC, “complied with all procedural ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Gov.Phil Murphy today delivered his revised $32.4 billion Fiscal Year 2021 Budget -- including "revenue raisers," such as higher taxes on New Jersey millionaires, a "baby bond" of $1,000 for babies born in 2021, spending cuts, $4 billion in borrowing, and a $2.2 billion closing ...

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Restaurant Association Leader Says Murphy Ignored 10 Requests to Meet TRENTON, NJ – The rate of daily positivity and the numbers of New Jersey residents in hospital ICUs and ventilators continues to trend downward, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who released the latest figures at his COVID-19 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The soon-to-open Walmart Supercenter in Roxbury will do better than its predecessor when it comes to helping the community, its manager vowed today. In a ZOOM session with members of the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce, the manager, Anthony Moreno, said he’s “already reached out” ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- Small businesses in the county will share in the $15.3 million in Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Emergency Security (CARES) Act funding the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), announced the Morris County Freeholders. The additional money has been made available to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Walmart has started hiring people to work in the store it is building in Roxbury, the company said today. It recently opened a "hiring center" at 450 Route 10 in Ledgewood, in a strip mall on the westbound side of the highway opposite the Ledgewood Commons construction ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- While the Covid-19 pandemic has reaped havoc on virtually every industry across the world, some businesses have been affected more than others.  With the main transmission of the virus believed to be in saliva droplets, industries such as Orthodontics and Dentistry have had to adapt ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – April Scelsa’s story mirrors those of thousands of small business owners whose nail salons, coffee houses and nutrition supplement boutiques wouldn’t have been able to re-open in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic without a little help. Scelsa used money she got from the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Freddie Mac reports that mortgage rates fell below 3 percent for the first time in 50 years U.S. Weekly Averages as of 07/16/2020 The U.S. average 30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage dropped 0.05 to 2.98% with 0.7 Fees/Points as of July 16th, 2020. The 15 Year Fixed Rate declined by 0.3 ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The SBA and the Treasury Department, this week released detailed loan-level data regarding the 4.9 million small business loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Overall, PPP made $521 billion in forgivable loans to businesses nationwide. The average loan size was ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Scratching your head over the lines at the DMV? Don’t want to face waiting hours to get an inspection or renew your driver’s license? Well, good news. Governor Murphy further extended expiration again for the following services: driver’s licenses permits non-driver ...

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NEW JERSEY:  Retail stores opened and outdoor dining at food and drink establishments began on Monday, June 15. Today, Monday June 22, more establishments are planning for their anticipated reopening. As Gov. Phil Murphy continues to roll out New Jersey’s restart plan, he announced on June 12 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ-  Purchase demand is up over 20% from a year ago. There is pent-up demand from prospective homebuyers while, a lack of inventory remains a roadblock. The great news is that mortgage rates remain at record lows which, in turn, creates greater affordability. This is also one of the best ...

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