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Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

July 11, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here.

It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Exchange Place and WTC PATH Stations to Close For Weekend Track Maintenance

JERSEY CITY, NJ - At least they waited until after the Fourth of July fireworks were over before starting.  

PATH stations at Exchange Place and the World Trade Center (WTC) will close at 11:59 p.m. this Friday, July 6, and remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, July 9, to allow crews to transition to a new signal system being installed as part of the ...

SCBP Biz Fest 2018 Draws Record Crowd

SOMERSET, NJ - More than 500 people attended Biz Fest 2018, Somerset County's ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking event, on Thursday at the Imperia.

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) organized the event.  SCBP Vice President of Business Services Chris Edwards said that this year's Biz Fest was a huge success. 

"This has been ...

Warren Financial Planner Fined $500K, Barred from Selling Securities for Defrauding Seniors of $6.1 Million, NJ Attorney General Says

NEWARK, NJ –  A Warren resident and his company, a Morris County investment advisory firm, were fined $500,000 in civil penalties and barred from selling securities for fraudulently selling at least $6.1 million in unregistered securities to elderly and retired New Jersey investors, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced on Friday. 

The Bureau of ...

Warren Lions Expo Kicks Off in Warren Township

 

WARREN, NJ -The Warren Township Lions Club is hosting the 51st annual EXPO Wednesday, June 13th through Saturday, June 16.  EXPO is held at the Warren Township Municipal Grounds in front of the Lions Pavilion Picnic Area and will host about 10,000 visitors to enjoy the rides, games, food, entertainment and a fireworks display on Saturday evening.

 

The ...

YMCA Set to Reorganize, Sell Watchung Avenue Building

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield YMCA Board of Directors has voted unanimously to sell its 50,000 square foot building located across from city hall as part of a strategic plan to strengthen its financial platform, and to reorganize the services that the YMCA intends to continue offering in a new site in town, yet to be determined.

The Board has retained specialists with proven track records to ...

Franklin Township Forced To Turn Over Lawsuit Documents To Online Newspaper

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A Somerset County Superior Court Judge ordered the township to turn over documents relating to notification of a discrimination lawsuit to the TAP Into Franklin Township online newspaper, court records show.

"At a time when public confidence in our government and institutions is waning, it is important to restore trust in these institutions,” TAPinto CEO, ...

Hundreds Gather for a Taste of Somerset, and to Show Support for the People Care Center 

SOMERSET, NJ - Close to 400 guests attended the 26th Annual Taste of Somerset fundraiser benefiting the PeopleCare Center at the Palace at Somerset Park Monday night.

"Taste of Somerset is the original tasting event in Somerset County and the longest running with widespread benefits - to the restaurants, to the attendees, and most importantly to the tenants at PeopleCare ...

Local Business Leaders Encouraged to Network at 'Chamber Night at the Ballpark'

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will join the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce and other central Jersey chambers Tuesday for “Chamber Night at the Ballpark.” 

Chamber members seeking new business contacts will enjoy a Ballpark BBQ and an exciting professional baseball game. Doors open at 5:35 P.M.

"This is the year to expand our ...

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