Business & Finance

August 11, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try and identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices.  The Port Authority will launch the pilot test next week on the new security system ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Warren commuters will soon have a new option. The opening of the Warren Park & Ride was announced by the Warren Township Committee on Wednesday. As of Sept. 4, Warren Township residents who commute between Warren and the NY Port Authority Bus Terminal can park in the ...

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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 ...

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  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, ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren community is invited to the next meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 24. And, to a special event at Patriots Stadium on Tuesday, May 22. At this month's meeting, Amy Shorter ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The wait is finally over, Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights opened its doors with an official ribbon cutting on Tuesday. The hotel actually had a soft opening last week, but on Tuesday, May 1, Mayor Bob Woodruff wielded a huge pair of scissors and cut through the ...

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WARREN, NJ - There’s a new healthy hangout in town.  Frutta Bowls held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday and officially joined the #frutta family as location No. 23.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toWMxs9Geiw “Awesome place,” said Warren Township Committeeman George Lazo.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Hillsborough will provide local businesses multiple opportunities to showcase their services and connect directly with customers at its 11th annual Rotary Fair, scheduled this year for Aug. 14–19. More than 15,000 people from Hillsborough and surrounding ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Even though no firm numbers have been set yet by a state court, the Bernards Township Committee on Tuesday night approved a settlement with two developers to construct 198 market and affordable homes in the vicinity of the abandoned A & P supermarket at Dewy Meadow Village, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Whole Foods, in the new Chimney Rock Plaza in Bridgewater, is officially opening its doors on Friday, March 23. It was originally scheduled to open March 21, but the opening was delayed because of the predicted nor'easter. The Bridgewater location is the first Whole Foods in ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Dave Daly, president and CEO at PSE&G, will speak on the future of energy in New Jersey at the Friday, March 16 Public Policy Luncheon sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership in collaboration with the Somerset County Energy Council.  The luncheon begins at noon at ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A Green Brook Township woman and a Warren Township woman are being honored this year as the 2018 Outstanding Women in Somerset County. The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women presents the awards during Women’s History Month, as women living in Somerset County are ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Borough Mayor Michael Giordano spoke to members about issues concerning the business community at the last meeting of the North Plainfield Business Association.  He was joined by North Plainfield Business Administrator David Hollod.  Topics covered included taxes, schools, ...

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WATCHUNG , NJ - A Watchung man has been arrested on charges of fraud and tax evasion, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced today. Pedro L. Carbajal, age 43, of Watchung, was arrested  on charges arising out of the fraudulent activities of Options Staffing, a New Jersey ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Mayor Victor Sordillo  celebrated the opening of STEAM Works at 125 Washington Valley Road with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. Mayor Sordillo took a tour of the facility with STEAM Works center director Jasbinder Seehra, where STEAM Works instructors provided ...

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STIRLING, NJ - A large crowd gathered at the Plainfield Road construction site in Stirling for the ceremonial ground breaking of the Goddard School of Long Hill on Saturday, February 17.  Long Hill Mayor Guy  Piserchia along with councilmen, Planning Board members, Historic Preservation ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The warm weather is, hopefully, just around the corner and, according to Edison Heating and Cooling owner Mike Iarrapino, now is the time to ensure that air condition units are working efficiently.   “People who have systems over 15 years old should consider replacing them ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Whole Foods Market Bridgewater, the first Somerset County location for the retailer, will officially open its doors on Chimney Rock Road March 21. According to a release from the company, the 49,000-square-foot store will open at 9 a.m., and there will be prize giveaways, ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership and The Center for Contemporary Art will host a “Business Builders Breakfast” and workshop focused on sexual harassment in the workplace on Tuesday, Feb. 27 beginning at 8 a.m. at The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Borough’s controversial parking fees are set to undergo another revision, with hourly parking reduced from 75 to 50 cents in municipal lots 1,2,4 and 6, according to a merchant-driven plan endorsed by Mayor Ellen Brain. The $1 hourly rate for parking on Main Street will ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net 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 ...

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 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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, TAPinto.net 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 – ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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