Business & Finance

October 8, 2018

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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ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will honor a wide variety of professionals and organizations at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration. Roselle Councilwoman Denise Wilkerson will be honored with the “Partnership in Community Living" Award. Along with the councilwoman will be ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - (Update) In a conversation on Tuesday afternoon, with Roselle Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Corbett about the termination of the districts Business Administrator Jason Jones and his secretary Jade Wilson, Corbett clarified, “the correct term is they were “Released of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, TAPinto.net set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.    From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, who has served as past chairman and now vice chairman, of the Trinitas Health and Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital ...

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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. At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you ...

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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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ROSELLE, NJ - You may have already checked out the new and long-awaited Superfresh Market during their soft opening. If you didn’t, then let us tell you, they are officially OPEN for business! The store held their official “Grand Opening” on Friday Morning.  Mayor Christine Dansereau, Council ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - What do you get when you have a local dentist who happens to have an indoor basketball court behind his office, a business chamber with a mission to feed kids, and a Mayor and Council in full support?  The answer is, a lot of children that will not go hungry!  That was the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The anticipated wait is over! ALDI in Roselle opened their doors on Thursday morning to a completely remodeled store. There was no large fanfare, just many residents waiting for those doors to open so they could be the first to see the new look.  From the moment customers stepped ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - “I told my wife when I left this morning that I thought it was going to be a long day,” said Dr. Jamie Oshidar. What the Dr. and his staff didn’t expect was the largest turn out ever! Roselle Park Dental hosted their annual “Day of Giving Back” and not just to Roselle Park ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Local students were honored on Thursday morning at the Amalfe Community center in Roselle, by the Roselle-Roselle Park Rotary at their bi-weekly breakfast meeting.   Rotarian Julie Pinho presented students from Abraham Clark H.S., Roselle Park H.S. and Roselle Catholic H.S. with ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Local Veterans were honored on Thursday morning at the Amalfe Community center in Roselle, by the Roselle-Roselle Park Rotary at their bi-weekly breakfast meeting.   Honored for their service from Roselle Park were resident Kevin Murphy and Mayor Carl Hokanson. Resident James ...

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