Business & Finance

September 17, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Do you have a passion for community news? TAPinto Springfield is currently seeking reporters to regularly cover local events, elections, sports and community meetings.  This is a freelance position, with the individual being paid on a story-by-story basis. As an objective ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the professional staffing company Enjoy Your Party will hold a hiring event on Thursday, September 13 at the County’s Workforce Innovation Business Center for persons interested in applying for positions in ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal today through Wednesday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency. The Port Authority will launch ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – TAPinto Springfield is pleased to announce a new Managing Editor joining the team. Jonathan Sym takes over management of the hyperlocal news service from Chip and Ellen Dickson, formerly of Summit, NJ. The Dickson’s launched TAPinto Springfield in October 2016 and sold their ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield residents showed up to the Township Committee meeting looking to discuss a new ordinance up for a vote Tuesday. Ordinance 2018-12, which was passed at the meeting after public discussion, will amend the town’s general ordinance sub-section regarding construction and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 10 a.m. Thursday. July 12, for the new Wawa store's grand opening at 280 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway. The 24-hour Wawa store will officially open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, with the grand opening ceremonies to ...

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How often do you read TAPinto?  Have you downloaded the TAPinto APP?  These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey. We want to hear from you! The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto better serve you.  Take the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council approved the transfer of a liquor license to Westfield Hospitality LLC for its Westfield Fish & Brew Company during the council's meeting Tuesday night. The license had been bought from Jeffrey’s when it closed in 2014 and remained unused, or “pocketed,” ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Delays in delivery of security camera video from local bank branches are causing delays in police investigations, according to Springfield Township Chief of Police John Cook. Cook was speaking in the course of his standard report on police activity to the Springfield Patriot ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Tuesday is Graduation Day for the Jonathan Dayton High School Seniors.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018! On Sunday, Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House will be holding an Open House on Sunday, June 24 to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the Battle of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A “dismaying” construction error on the part of the general contractor for the Chipotle site, and a a decision on next steps for the Saks property highlighted the June 6, 2018 planning board meeting in Springfield last night. Richard Goldstein, counsel for the applicant ...

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EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community. Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel ...

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SUMMIT, NJ  - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit has received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The dangers of microwave ovens and a thief who is a potential Darwin Award winner figured prominently in the conversation at the May 24, 2018 Patriot Chamber meeting. At the beginning of the morning meeting, which took place at Sofia’s Restaurant on Morris Avenue, Township ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit is one of three Atlantic Health System hospitals that have earned the highest possible safety rating of "A" by The Leapfrog Group in its spring 2018 hospital safety grades. Also earning an "A" grade were Morristown Medical Center and Newton Medical ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The regularly held monthly Planning Board meeting included a special discussion on the Saks Fifth Avenue property along Millburn Avenue bordering Millburn. A nearly two-decade long lawsuit has been dropped on this nine-acre property.   Experts believe this property has the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Former Mayor Clara T. Harelik, real estate attorney, addressed the Township Committee on the Ordinance that was introduced on construction and renovation site safety fencing. While she did see the need for more protection of construction sites, she said, “There are things in ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce continued Springfield’s long goodbye to outgoing Township administrator Ziad Shehady.  They also heard reports from other Chamber members on penguins in Springfield, and another hole in the wall at the Cannonball House that didn't come ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield Rotary’s annual Taste of the Towns fund raising event is scheduled for Monday April 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn Springfield.  The event starts at 6:00 p.m. and continues until 9:00 p.m.  Tickets are $40 and you must be at least 21 years old to attend.  The event ...

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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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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Business Improvement District (“BID”) board members took time during the April 17 meeting to express kudos to outgoing Township Administrator Ziad Shehady. Shehady, who has appointed the Springfield Township Administrator in September, 2016, announced on April ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Springfield Board of Education will have its first meeting in about month on Monday.   The library introduces a new program Friday, Great American Short Stories.  From the website:  The library will offer three free, non-credit classes on the American short story that will ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Three professionals testified in support of Baltusrol’s application for a new fitness facility. It will replace the existing “Caddie Building”, which is no longer in use is and will be torn down. The new building with have a height similar to the existing building at 29 feet. It ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fire Chief Palumbo reported that the Fire Department responded to 176 emergency situations in March and is working on the updated Emergency Management Plan with Scott Seidel, Emergency Coordinator. The Chief added that a carport is being planned for behind the Firehouse and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Yesterday’s Spring snowstorm wasn’t enough to call off Springfield’s Patriot Chamber of Commerce meeting on March 22nd at the Hilton Garden Inn on Route 22. Approximately 20 members attended the 8:30 a.m. meeting, which reported on not only recent Township events which affect ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The March 20, 2018 meeting of the Springfield Business Improvement District (“BID”) Board provided some glimpses into what changes Springfield residents might expect in their public downtown areas, as well as insights on the complexity of redevelopment in today’s times, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Board of Education meets Monday and it will be the last meeting until April 16.  The Winter Sports Awards for Jonathan Dayton athletes takes place Thursday in the high school auditorium at 7:00 p.m.  Students lettering in boys and girls basketball, winter track, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As of 9:00 p.m. Monday, JCP&L was reporting 294 of its 1,115,970 customers were without power.  According to Township Administrator Ziad Shehady, two of those were in Springfield, where JCP&L has 7,462 customers.  In all of Union County there are still 18 outages on a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As of Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. Springfield is showing outage of 2,677 or 25 percent, which is down from over 40 percent in the last two hours. It is also down from 68 percent at the peak. Union County at this point is over 20 percent of JCP&L’s statewide outages. Trucks ...

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