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

February 13, 2017

TAPinto.net  has launched a free TAPinto App 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 ...

Fanwood Downtown Redevelopment Update at Special Meeting of Borough Council

FANWOOD, NJ -- At a special Tuesday meeting of the Fanwood Borough Council, the Borough's redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffery updated the governing body on progress in the downtown area.

Downtown Redevelopment Area

Station Square (LaGrande Ave.) -- The project entails 35 units total: 28 market rate rental units (14 two-bedroom and 14 three-bedroom units) and 7 affordable units (2 ...

Mobile Meals of Westfield Hosts Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast

WESTFIELD, NJ — Mobile Meals of Westfield, a non-profit community service that provides meal delivery to those who are unable to shop and prepare their own meals due to age, illness or disability, hosted the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly networking breakfast Tuesday.

Located at 170 Elm St. (in the First Baptist Church of Westfield), for almost 50 years the ...

Scotch Plains Goes Into Pretty Beast Mode

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Pretty Beast Mode, a new training facility located at 356 Park Ave. in downtown Scotch Plains, celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Gym owner Vernecia Adams, an award-winning body builder and motivational speaker, was joined by Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith and Deputy Mayor Llewellyn Jones, who participated in the ribbon-cutting ...

Northfield Bank Foundation Donates $10,000 to Caring Contact Crisis Listening Line

NEW JERSEY -- Northfield Bank Foundation has provided a grant of $10,000 to crisis listening line Caring Contact to enable the hotline to expand its Save Our Youth Program. Save Our Youth is a program designed to raise awareness about teen suicide and increase resources to help teenagers in crisis. 

Caring Contact is an award-winning, volunteer-staffed caring and crisis hotline and ...

Scenes from The Scotch Plains Business & Professional Association's Annual Party

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Business & Professional Association (SPBPA) held its annual party at Darby Road on Monday, Jan. 23. Mayor Al Smith and Councilwoman Rose Checchio were among the elected township officials to attend the event.

The SPBPA, which today has over 90 members, reinvests in our community in the following ways:

Networking meetings to keep the ...

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr Named Among NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business for 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr has been named among the Best 50 Women in Business Awards for 2017 by NJBIZ.

Mahr, who earns $1 annually to serve as Mayor of Fanwood, is Director of Business Development for DMR Architects, based in Hasbrouck Heights. She joined the firm in June 2015 to enhance DMR’s relationships in the public sector. Mahr has worked in economic ...

Sears - Watchung Store and Auto Center Remain Open for Now, But Long-term Future Is in Question

WATCHUNG, NJ – Is it closing or not?

That is the question many local residents have been speculating as it relates to long-standing Sears storefront on 1640 Route 22 in Watchung and the neighboring Sears Auto Center.

Earlier this month, Sears Holdings issued a statement that the company would be closing 42 Sears stores and over 100 K-Mart stores this spring, including four locations ...

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

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- 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 on Monday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m.

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 ...

The Chelsea to Host Knockout Networking Event on January 25 at 6:30 p.m.

FANWOOD, NJ -- What do boxing and networking have in common? They’re both contact sports! And the more and better contacts you make, the more chances to become a winner.

Most advisors, agents, and sales reps are not born networkers. Great networkers develop the skills through education, training, practice, and having a positive attitude. Whether you’re in the market to write ...

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Biz2Credit Partners with Tradeshift to Expand Access to Capital for Small Companies

February 9, 2017

New York, NY, February 9, 2017 – Biz2Credit, the leading online resource for small business finance, today announced that it has partnered with Tradeshift, the leading business commerce platform.

Through the new platform app, companies that use Tradeshift will gain access to Biz2Credit's small business lending marketplace, which has provided more than $1.6 billion in financing to ...