SCBP Names Somerset County's Outstanding Citizen

February 14, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has selected Alina V. Klein, vice president and senior consultant for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Bedminster as the 68th Somerset County Outstanding Citizen.

The Outstanding Citizen award recognizes a single person for their community and professional activities that have contributed to making Somerset County a special ...

Six NJ Hospital Groups Join Forces to Cut Health Care Costs

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Six New Jersey-based health care systems, including Atlantic Health System -- parent corporation of Summit's Overlook Medical Center -- have  formed a consortium designed to reduce costs, expand access and enhance care for their employees.

Atlantic Health System, CentraState Healthcare System, Holy Name Medical Center, Hunterdon Healthcare, St. Named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.    

Joe Amditis, Associate Director of the Center for Cooperative Media, said TAPinto won the award ...

The Top Ten Super Bowl Travel Themed Commercials

 One of America’s favorite pastimes has been watching Super Bowl commercials.  They have become spectacles of their own.  Often gaining more attention than the game itself.  

For the 52nd Super Bowl, viewers were treated with 10 commercials with significant travel themes or exotic locations in them.  Here are TAPinto Travels  picks for the ...

Nordstrom Rack, Container Store Scheduled Grand Openings at Chimney Rock Plaza

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As construction continues on the Chimney Rock Plaza, many of the stores are preparing for their upcoming grand openings.

First, Whole Foods is expected to open in March, although an exact date has not yet been released.

Nordstrom Rack is scheduled to open March 8.

The Container Store has scheduled its grand opening for April 7 and April 8.

Blaze Pizza will be opening ... Sets All-Time Monthly Traffic Record With More Than 2.3M Pageviews In January 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, 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 during the same period a year ago. 

"Since Facebook relegated news to ...

Babies 'R' Us Set to Close at the Promenade

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Babies R’Us, on Promenade Boulevard, is one of many expecting to close in the next few months as part of a restructuring of Toys R Us properties in the wake of their declaration of bankruptcy.

Toys R Us is planning to close about 180 stores across the country, including the Bridgewater location of Babies R Us.

About four months ago, Toys R’ Us filed for ...

Online Retailer Amazon Rejects Somerville as Potential Location for Massive “HQ2”

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amazon released its short list of  20 potential sites to build a massive east coast headquarters Thursday, disappointing more than 200 other cities and smaller towns that had salivated over the prospect of 50,000 new jobs and billions of dollars in associated economic benefits – including Somerville.

The 20 finalists include the city of Newark; a total of 238 ...

We’re No. 2 Worst? Reasons Why New Jersey Is the Second Worst Place to Retire

NEW JERSEY -- If you are thinking of staying in New Jersey after your working days are over, you might want to think again. Many people consider relocating to a state that lets you keep more money in your pocket without requiring a drastic lifestyle change.


WalletHub, an online financial services site, compared all 50 states on indicators of retirement friendliness. The ...

Bad Weather Forces Change in Plans: Delay is Now a Snow Day in Warren, Watchung Hills District

WARREN, NJ - School is now closed on Wednesday. Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and Watchung Hills Regional High School have all made the call to close Wednesday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.

All after-school and evening activities are canceled.

Due to the ice and snow Warren BOE has closed all gyms for Wednesday January 17. All recreation ...

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