Business & Finance

May 8, 2021

LBI REGION, NJ — The Members of the Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce will once again welcome summer with a night out for the family, as the traditional Get Acquainted party is scheduled for Wednesday, May 26. Fantasy Island Amusement Park is the host for a fun filled night in Beach Haven  with ...

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OCEAN COUNTY/BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-3) visited businesses in his district recently to lend support to them amid economic challenges suffered as a result of pandemic-related restrictions. Kim brought his wife and children when he stopped into Sweetwaters Coffee & ...

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LBI REGION, NJ — Mother’s Day is coming up fast, get by with a little help from your favorite restaurant, spa, shop, or service. Plan to treat Mom for a well-deserved day in the LBI Region. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members are looking forward to assisting with your plans for ...

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BARNEGAT — As much as we love trees, sometimes it’s necessary to realize when a tree is beyond help.  Sometimes a tree is too damaged or diseased to revitalize, or may be posing a liability issue if dead limbs are looming over your home.  If this is the case, it’s time to consider hiring a tree ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — With the recent details announced regarding the application requirements and eligibility guidelines for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF); the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce will once again partner with US Small Business Administration to present a ...

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LBI Region, NJ — With the recent details announced regarding the application requirements and eligibility guidelines for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF); the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce will once again partner with US Small Business Administration to present a webinar to ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced Phase 4 of the Authority’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program, adding $85 million in funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. It will provide short-term operating ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Michael Sweigart, a Manahawkin inventor and businessman will be featured on ABC's Shark Tank this Friday, April 9 at 8 p.m. ET for his "Furzapper" product.  "FurZapper was originally (and accidentally) created for my own use, to solve the issue of pet hair all over my family's ...

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MEDFORD, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law S-3523, which provides $25 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for small businesses throughout New Jersey. The bill provides a lifeline to microbusinesses with five or fewer employees. The bill is part of a five-bill, $100 million relief ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation. What accounts for New Jersey's ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation. What accounts for New Jersey's ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – A spokesperson for the Laborers’ International Union of North America, Local 77 released a statement last night concerning the large inflatable rat erected in front of Barnegat Town Hall yesterday. "Laborers Local 77 represents thousands of skilled construction workers in southern ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — Scabby the Rat is on the job at Barnegat Town Hall, protesting a contract awarded to RL Concrete, Inc. for construction on the new municipal complex. A flyer handed out on the site claims the contractor has prevailing wage violations and encourages residents to call Mayor Al Bille ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — Barnegat Mayor Al Bille was at Barnegat 67 this weekend to kick off the official opening of the latest business to open in the mixed-use plaza. “These scissors are special ones that have proven lucky for many businesses in the Township of Barnegat,” said Bille to those gathered ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Compassion Café is currently looking for friendly, caring individuals who would like to volunteer 1-2 days a week. Barry's Do Me A Flavor, owned by Barry & Nicole Baxter at 309 Centre Street in Beach Haven will be this year's host location.  Employees will serve ...

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Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  Are you a community leader?   If so, owning a local digital marketing business with TAPinto may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - This past weekend a new and unique women’s boutique opened in Beach Haven. Wish LBI, located at 412 North Bay Avenue brings city trends to the laid back shore. Co-Owner and LBI Native, Louisa Befumo opened Wish LBI as the 4th store in the Wish Family. "The first location of ...

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STAFFORD — It could be your lucky day?! We’re making room for all the great new arrivals. Don’t miss our annual Spring Cleaning Sale where you’ll find HUGE savings —20% OFF All Full Priced Merchandise throughout the stores. 50-75% OFF — in both the Garden Shop and Floral Market including a wide ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - Passion turned into business for this young lady. Jessica Errico is a 2018 Stockton University Graduate who majored in Business Management. "I spent years creating business plans in hope that I would be able to start my own business one day, as that was my dream," Errico said, ...

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First two aid packages to send over $20 million to many of the state’s most vulnerable fishing-related businesses. Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Today Gov. Phil Murphy announced that effective Friday, March 19, restaurants, recreational/amusement facilities, gyms and fitness clubs, barber shops, salons, and other personal care businesses can increase their indoor capacity to 50%. Murphy also upped the non-religious ceremony ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Jason Chesterman, BSN, RN is a lifelong resident of Bloomfield.  Recently, seeing an opportunity with the current pandemic, he started a business in Bloomfield along with partners Christina Gizienski, RN and Ashley Castro, RN.  The trio own Virus Squad, LLC, an on-site, rapid ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -A series of related changes to Barnegat’s local code updates the list of conditional use permits for properties located in commercial zones. Barnegat Township Committee members voted to rename §55-19 of the Barnegat ordinances to “C-N Neighborhood East of Parkway.” Section 55-57 ...

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LBI REGION, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), has designed a Virtual Public Information Center (PIC) that will be online between February 22 – March 19, 2021, to provide local residents and businesses with information on the Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Contract 1A & ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — When it comes to Real Estate, Marion Romano is the "local expert." Romano has recently been awarded the 2020 Circle of Excellence Award for her consistent sales and expertise in the New Jersey Real Estate market.  The NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award is ...

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Do you want to start your own business? Do you want to be a leader in your community? Have financial concerns been holding you back? If so, owning a TAPinto local franchise might be a good fit!  TAPinto offers business owners the opportunity to create a home-based franchise, become financially ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that loans received through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will not be subject to state taxes and that all expenses paid through PPP funds will be tax-deductible. "This is another layer of protection our business owners need to help ...

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YARDLEY, PA -- For the first time in 10 years, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) has announced a system-wide toll increase deemed necessary to fund planned capital projects throughout the agency’s Pennsylvania-New Jersey service region and meet financial obligations. The ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey residents still awaiting their extended unemployment benefit payments can expect to receive them by Friday, February 12. Since an 11-week extension in federal benefits was approved at the end of December, there has been a lapse in payments for some 75,000 residents whose ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey residents still awaiting their extended unemployment benefit payments can expect to receive them by Friday, February 12. Since an 11-week extension in federal benefits was approved at the end of December, there has been a lapse in payments for some 75,000 residents whose ...

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