Business & Finance

June 17, 2021

WAYNE, NJ – Wayne’s newest hotel plans on being a good neighbor and a positive contributor to Wayne. The Home2 Suites by Hilton Wayne hotel on Route 46 has opened its doors with a welcoming attitude and the desire to give back and support its new hometown. At its upcoming “Grand Open House,” the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The State of New Jersey Health Department has issued a NJ Employer Covid-19 Vaccine Promotion tool kit to assist with getting employees vaccinated. The Department is now helping to pair vaccine providers with employers to create on-site vaccine pop-up clinics to make the vaccine as ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the dealership’s unique history being a third-generation, family-owned business. Spina’s grandfather, Gaspar Spina, started selling cars in the 1950s and established the dealership in 1962. “Back ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the deadline to file 2020 federal tax returns to Monday, May 17 to give individual filers, tax preparers and the IRS itself more time to sort through the many changes affecting one's 2020 taxes from the latest Covid-19 relief package. New ...

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WAYNE, NJ — A cyberattack against a “vital” U.S. oil pipeline has contributed to a spike in already high gasoline prices. New Jersey gas prices now average $3.04 per gallon, according to AAA, compared to roughly $3.01 per gallon nationally.  In Passaic County, the price at the pump has hit $3.02 ...

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WAYNE, NJ – With Gov. Murphy lifting many of the restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings and with millions of people fully vaccinated, it is beginning to feel like there is a chance for a bit of our old normalcy to start slowly coming back. The pandemic drove many aspects of our lives to a ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Dr. Joe Manfredi has recently opened his second dental office in Wayne Township, called Artista Dental Studios. He brings with him, his community and patient-driven philosophy and has decided to provide free services to the volunteers at Wayne’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic. To date, the ...

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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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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The first annual Man Cave/She Shed Garage Sale was held on April 10 at Paul's Motors on Goffle Road. The parking lot was set up like a flea market and vendors displayed unique items for sale at their tables.  From tools to toys, autographed baseball jerseys and vinyl records, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When Judy Rodriguez was a sophomore at Elizabeth High School, her history teacher gave her a key piece of information that would empower her, then one day power New Jersey. "She gave us an aptitude test, and the result for me was that I would be good at the STEM (science, ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Have you had enough of virtual, Zoom meetings? Do you miss actually seeing people in a live setting? Then you will be happy to hear that TAPinto Wayne will be holding monthly, in-person business networking meetings starting May 4 and continuing into October. Safety is still the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The American Rescue Plan was signed into law on March 11. Some funding in this law provided us with our $1,400 economic stimulus payments. It also earmarks billions of dollars for rent and mortgage support, recovery money for states and tribal governments. This law will also be the ...

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MEDFORD, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-3523 into law yesterday, 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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WASHINGTON, DC/TRENTON, NJ - The Internal Revenue Service may have extended some of the tax filing deadlines from April 15 to May 17 due to the changes that were made in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 signed last week.  The State of New Jersey, according to State Senator and Wood-Ridge ...

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WASHINGTON - The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service have extended the deadline for filing federal income tax and payments for the 2020 tax year from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. “This continues to be a tough time ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The sky above Wayne looked the same this St. Patrick’s Day as it did one year ago; a blanket of gray that loomed above us. Yet where the sky felt like it was closing down over us last year, this St. Patrick’s Day held more hope, and it just felt lighter. Where last year the gray above ...

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With workers and businesses slammed, calls for more government aid to ‘supercharge’ the economy. Special to TAPinto.net. 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 coverage. To read ...

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WAYNE, NJ – For medically fragile adults with disabilities in Wayne and Passaic County, the ribbon cutting at Second Home Day Habilitation Center on Valley Rd was a moment to be celebrated. Warm sunshine cut through a late winter day, making it feel like spring. This time of year is a time of ...

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WAYNE, NJ – This week, 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%. For some local restaurant owners this was ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In words that had to be music ot the ears of restaurateurs and other indoor business owners, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that effective Friday, March 19, restaurants, recreational/amusement facilities, gyms and fitness clubs, barber shops, salons, and other personal care ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Having an online presence is a crucial aspect of boosting your business, but a website alone is often not enough to drive engagement and convert leads to customers. In order to effectively market your business, a business needs to invest in content marketing.  Content marketing is ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Contnuing to follow up on Optimum/Altice USA customer complaints, Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried and Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin announced recently that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a public hearing about poor service and unfair consumer pricing.   In ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled his Fiscal Year 2022 Budget, which included $200 million to support New Jersey’s small businesses, the backbone of New Jersey’s economy. Hit hard by the COVID pandemic, small businesses have been forced to adapt to a vastly changed ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- As a leading national dealership, Lincoln of Wayne has embraced technology and personalized service in recent years. During the COVID-19 pandemic, those options have proven to be of great value in continuing to serve their customers safely. Peter Spina, Jr., General Manager of Lincoln ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More Americans think that jobs, careers and employment opportunities after the pandemic will be harder to obtain for the next generation than they were following the 2008 Great Recession, according to a new Rutgers report. The report, published by the Heldrich Center for ...

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WAYNE, NJ – On a cool, cloudy afternoon in Wayne’s newest shopping mall, Wayne’ newest preschool had a small and informal grand opening and ribbon cutting with Mayor Chris Vergano in attendance. The Everbrook Academy recently opened its doors in the Trader Joe’s Shopping Center on Hamburg ...

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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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NEW JERSEY -- The newly issued guidelines on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) lending overseen by the SBA and the U.S. Treasury Department will better target New Jersey's small businesses, especially those owned by minorities or located in low income areas. The Economic Aid Act makes it ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy will expand indoor gathering limits in New Jersey effective Friday. Businesses, indoor entertainment and recreation areas (casinos and gyms), personal care businesses, indoor performance venues and indoor gatherings (religious ceremonies, wedding ceremonies, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire. What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking? "The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has ...

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