Business & Finance

September 16, 2019

NEW DELHI, India  – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, alongside Choose New Jersey, has announced the opening of the New Jersey India Center in Gurugram, India. The opening of the New Jersey India Center kicks off Murphy’s seven-day, six-city economic mission trip to India. Murphy is the first ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County business and civic leaders will welcome representatives from the Howard County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce for an Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference from Sunday, Sept. 15th, to Tuesday, Sept. 17th.. The Howard County Chamber will bring 20 to 30 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Business Association has launched Hillsborough Harvest to heighten awareness of the vibrant farming community in the township. The promotion is featured on the Hillsborough Business Association website. Hillsborough Township is the premier agricultural ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After months of deliberation and several meetings, the Bridgewater Planning Board has approved the application for a Goddard School and hotel off Route 22 and Morgan Lane adjacent to the Houlihan's Restaurant.  The property at 1228-1298 Route 22 East will now become the home of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - TD Bank, one of the ten largest bank corporations in the United States, has announced it will close its Main Street branch office effective Nov. 15th. Located at 50 West Main St. in the turn-of-the-century building formerly occupied by Somerset Trust Company, TD Bank, which ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – It’s not just fun and games at the Hillsborough Rotary Fair. There’s a fair amount of business being conducted beneath the red-and-white striped tents in the shadows of the giant ferris wheel and other attractions at the fairgrounds alongside the Lowe's Home Improvement store ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Pretty soon it will be time to put a sharp edge on the oversized scissors used by the Downtown Somerville Alliance at ribbon cutting ceremonies for new stores and restaurants that continue to open in Somerset County’s resurgent downtown district. The scissors have been removed ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Angelina Rivera is the latest small business owner to fulfill her dream and open a Main Street store. Welcome to the Nailed It Do It Yourself Studio at 46 E. Main St., a space filled with stools, workbenches, hand tools and power tools, paints and other supplies needed to ...

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In an effort to positively impact the daily lives of New Jerseyans, the New Jersey Hall of Fame has formed a media partnership with TAPinto, a network of over 70 franchised online local news sites throughout the state. The NJHOF’s mission of celebrating New Jersey, inspiring generations of state ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Two enterprising brothers from New Brunswick are confident the success they’ve enjoyed in the Hub City will carry over to their latest enterprise on South Bridge Street. Alexander and Dimitri Patakos were joined by members of the Borough Council and the Downtown Somerville ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset Station, an expansive Transit Village featuring apartments, townhouses, retail stores and a community center alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line - with an interior roadway providing access to Route 206, has acquired the necessary financing for the massive project, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Local employers from a variety of business sectors will be attending the Somerset County 2019 Job Fair,  from11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the ground-floor conference room at 27 Warren St. Registration is not required for the event, and all are welcome. Job seekers can ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - The Somerset County Business Partnership will host “Biz Fest,” the Somerset County ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking opportunity for Somerset County businesses and residents on Thursday, June 13 from 3-6 p.m. at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave. “BizFest is the largest ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) members and non-members will gather on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at the historic Bernards Inn, 27 Mine Brook Road for a networking event that will bring the business community together for the sole purpose of making new ...

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TRENTON, NJ – It’s Tax Day and the numbers are in. The impact of the 3-month Tax Amnesty Program proposed by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (Both D-Middlesex) and Wayne DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex)  last April to help replenish state coffers amounts to $282 ...

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The Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance, a group of elected officials calling for the restoration of NJ Transit's "one-seat" rides along the Raritan Valley Line is encouraing riders to sign an online petition supporting the cause. To sign the online petition, click here.  Support Improved ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has released a report, “Somerset County: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion” that is intended to provide the business community with a resource to better understand and embrace the growing diversity in Somerset County. The report ...

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ANDOVER, NJ - New Jersey businesses concerned about establishing and maintaining a drug-free working environment are invited to attend a free statewide seminar Tuesday, April 9 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Perona Farms in Andover. The event is sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin (D-29) at a luncheon on Friday, March 29 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. Pintor Marin has served in the General Assembly, representing ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Moving forward on two measures addressing concerns surrounding forced arbitration, the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee recently advanced legislation to establish consumer protections related to arbitration and bar the state from conducting business with those who use such ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) and the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) will gather on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Piscataway-Somerset, 121 Centennial Ave., for a cooperative networking event bringing business people from the two ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine plans to reopen talks with Amazon about locating the company’s second headquarters – HQ2 – in Somerset County. He made the announcement Feb. 22 at a meeting of the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee. Somerset County put in a ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka declared that Newark could transform Amazon should the company bring its second headquarters here in an opinion piece that was published by the Washington Post. The retail giant on Valentine’s Day pulled out of its New York selection after lawmakers and residents ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian Levine at a Feb. 22 luncheon at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Freeholder Director will discuss his priorities in support of ...

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BELLE MEAD, NJ - Erik Kent and Beth Voxland graduated before the World Wide Web became popular, but now run an online wedding planning resource for the Garden State Creating a popular website was one of the last things on their minds when they met as sophomore communication majors, bonding over ...

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The Raritan Valley Line Mayors' Alliance has joined the Build Gateway Now Coalition.  Somerville Mayor Dennis Sullivan is one of 30 members in the alliance that represents more than 23,500 daily commuters in towns spread across four counties along the RVL The bi-partisan group was created last ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Aiming to better support and promote New Jersey small businesses owned by women and minorities, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Robert J. Karabinchak, Annette Quijano, Joe Danielsen, Joann Downey and Carol Murphy to encourage the use of minority and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy delivered on a major campaign promise Monday, signing legislation that will increase New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next few years. “For far too long, too many of our fellow New Jerseyans have been struggling to survive on wages that have not ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Small business owners should benefit from a 90-minute presentation on credit card transactions and the Merchant Bill of Rights hosted by Office Evolution, 50 Division St., Suite 501 on Feb. 13 beginning at 5:30 p.m. “Credit Cards? How Much Do You Know?” will be moderated by ...

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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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