Business & Finance

March 12, 2019

RARITAN VALLEY, NJ -- Mayors of towns along the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) met to discuss NJ Transit’s response to three issues facing commuters on that line and how best to advocate for their residents. RVL Mayors Alliance is working to get a same platform transfer in Newark, return of the off-peak ...

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Former President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Chris Daggett, will join TAPinto.net as an advisor. Mr. Daggett will bring over three decades of public, private and nonprofit sector leadership experience to help build on TAPinto’s success in expanding local news coverage through over ...

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NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in ...

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TAPinto.net, a network of 80 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Florida, marked the beginning of 2019 with a record month of traffic in January, logging 1,058,415 unique readers and 3,022,150 pageviews.  The record marks continued ...

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Sidney Blanchard, one of NJ’s most influential nonprofit change-makers, returns to his community activist roots. ELIZABETH, NJ - In the 40 years since Sid Blanchard put down his state social work career to launch Community Access Unlimited (CAU), he has secured his place as a founding father of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Delta gas station located on St. Georges Avenue in Linden received a citation after a customer noticed an overcharge when purchasing gas. Linden resident, Anthony Wohlrab discovered his sister was charged more than she should have been when visiting the gas station on Thursday ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Chamber of Commerce honored Mayor Christine Dansereau as Humanitarian of the Year along with community leaders and businesses owners on Tuesday evening at their annual Winter Gala. The Awards Gala celebrated seven years of recognizing excellence in leadership and ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City, NJ. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options. The conference was organized to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Brenda Peguero, manager of Wendy's restaurant in Hillside, hired Robert Capello as a greeter. It was not long before his work ethic and reliability convinced her to increase his responsibilities, she said. Working three hours a day, three days a week, Capello cleans tables, sweeps ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ – The 2018 Union County Means Business Expo will be held at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle on Wednesday, September 26, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 pm. The event is hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders who invite those wishing to network and/or grow their ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The future leaders of Union County's nonprofit community were celebrated on Thursday at the graduation of the inaugural class of the Union County Non-Profit Leadership Fellows Institute, held at Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in Elizabeth. The institute's Class of 2018 comprised ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Beth Anne Macdonald, hired in 2012 to oversee the redevelopment of the borough’s burgeoning Main Street retail and restaurant district, has resigned as executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance. She begins work Sept. 4 as the Economic Development Director of Roselle ...

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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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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Joe and Jodi’s Barber Shop has been a staple in the town of Roselle Park. and was recently recognized for their years of Service to the community. This past Saturday, Mayor Carl Hokanson, and Council members stopped into the shop to present the father-daughter team of Joe and ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Mayor Carl Hokanson and council members joined residents, family, and friends for the grand opening of Abby’s Attic on Saturday morning.  Abby’s Attic is a new and used thrift shop located at 225 West Westfield Ave. They carry everything from clothes, kitchen appliances, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that the Peopleready staffing firm will use the County’s Workforce Innovation Business Center to hold a hiring event for 100 full-time hospitality positions. The positions include housekeepers, room attendants, cooks, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A new business was welcomed in got Roselle Park this past weekend as A Child’s Experience childcare services held their grand opening inviting officials and the public a look inside of their new facility. A Child’s Experience is a learning center that offers specialized ...

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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 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Local nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) raised more than $55,000 for programs to serve people with disabilities and at-risk youth last week at its 2018 CAU Golf Classic, held at Suburban Country Club. With Valley National Bank as the event sponsor and the support of the ...

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LINDEN/ROSELLE, NJ - The Linden - Roselle Sewage Authority is seeking an individual for diversified office duties.  Applicant must have skills and experience in the following areas:  computer word processing, excel, payroll processing, phone reception and interaction with the public.  Experience ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - Luis Ortiz used to walk to work every day from his apartment in Elizabeth to his job in Roselle as a mechanic at the garage of nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) because he did not have a car. He also was not able to take his daughters to appointments or on family ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) recently honored a number of key community partners at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, held April 12 at its headquarters in Elizabeth. Community Access Unlimited is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit providing support programs ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau, Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson, Linden Mayor Derek Armstead, and Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso were on the list of nominations for the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce “Mayor of the Year” Awards, held on Thursday evening at the Renaissance Newark ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Many residents from Roselle’s First Ward and other parts of town showed up to the Warinanco Sports Complex on Saturday afternoon to participate in the First Ward Action Committee Meeting. This was a first for many of the residents in that area since there have not been any ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park community has already established themselves as a community that embraces everyone with the many cultural events held at the Casano Community Center, the Roselle Park Loves Arts events and many other community events throughout the year. On Wednesday evening the ...

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