Business & Finance

August 5, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dr. Andy Anderson has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest health care system in New Jersey, and Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. In his new role, Dr. Anderson oversees the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - After much anticipation, certified barista Maria Sesko celebrated the official grand opening of her new café, Barista Espresso, in Fairfield with a celebratory ribbon-cutting on Tuesday. Sesko welcomed Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini, members of the Fairfield Police Department, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law earlier this month granting amnesty to anyone behind on taxes owed between Feb. 1, 2009 and Sept. 1, 2017—as long as the individual is not under criminal investigation—Sobel & Co. member Ken Bagner, CPA, MST, shed light on the pros and cons ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Regal Bank recently promoted Zoraida Duran and Albert G. Salas to assistant treasurer and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) administrator at the Livingston office and assistant vice president and branch manager in Florham Park, respectively. According to Regal Bank, a full-service ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — Have a story you think your neighbors would enjoy? Want to reach thousands of eyes with news about your organization, an upcoming or recent event, or even share your opinion on the latest news in your town?  We want to hear from you! Help us make our stories unique by ...

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NEW YORK, NY — Bederson Founding Member, Edward Bond, CPA, CIRA, CFE received a Lifetime Leadership Achievement Award at the 10th annual Turnaround Atlas Awards held on Thursday at the Metropolitan Club in New York. Bederson LLP, an accounting firm located in Fairfield and West Orange, was also ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently honored as one of New Jersey’s "Champions of Good Works" by Commerce magazine and Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ). The Livingston-based accounting firm, was selected for its 2017 "Food Drive" initiative, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local young professionals from a range of industries gained insight on how to stay focused on pursuing their dreams through a presentation from Livingston resident Mindy Scheier, founder of Runway of Dreams, at Sobel & Co. LLC’s quarterly Young Professional Women’s ...

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Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter Hosts New Office Reception to Mark June’s Brain Health Awareness Month FLORHAM PARK, NJ — A full day of events promoting brain health awareness culminated in a ceremonial ribbon cutting and grand reopening reception at the new headquarters of ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Scott Lantzman, the new “Face of Fun” at FunTime Junction in Fairfield, is no stranger to youth programming and children’s entertainment. As the entertainment center’s new owner, Lantzman brings more than 20 years of expertise as a camp director to amping up the fun at FunTime ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Caesar and Martha Mistretta have combined their more than 15 years of fitness and business experience to open their second fitness studio in Caldwell, Evolve Cycle and Fitness, a premier fitness boutique located at 353 Bloomfield Ave. Mayor Ann Dassing and Councilman Jonathan Lace ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Both members and non-members of the Livingston, North Essex, West Orange, Millburn/Short Hills, Livingston, South Orange and Maplewood Chambers of Commerce gathered at Livingston Bagel in May for the third annual multi-chamber barbecue, hosted by the Livingston Area Chamber of ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — In order to better serve its 14 counties, from Bergen to Ocean, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) has officially relocated from Totowa to Florham Park. The centralized facility will help the organization establish an even deeper presence within the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Fairfield Farms is one of the last working farms in Essex County. Located on 177 Big Piece Road and owned by Sal and Joyce Francavilla, it is one of the oldest farms in Fairfield, dating back to when the town was still part of Caldwell Township. The Francavilla family story began ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, was recently appointed chair of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the only national professional ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell Mayor Ann Dassing and Councilmen Pasquale Capozzoli and Jonathan Lace welcomed Room and Groom, a pet spa located at 2 Linwood Terrace, to Caldwell earlier this month with ribbon cutting ceremony. Following exclusive tours of the facilities, Dassing joined owner Ana ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - It was a foodie's paradise in Fairfield as JJ's Hotdogs and Lola's Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe each hosted ribbon-cutting ceremony events on Sunday to celebrate their grand openings. Joseph and Gena Ugliarolo, owners of JJ's Hotdogs at 572 Route 46 East, welcomed Mayor James ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Family owned JJ’s Hotdogs, now located at 572 Route 46 East in Fairfield, will host its Grand Opening event of the first brick-and-mortar location on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. This is JJ's Hotdogs second location. JJ’s Hotdogs, first established in 1971 in Newark as a food truck by ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – After seven decades in business bringing joy to kids around the country by way of its brick-and-mortar stores; the iconic, relatable Geoffrey the Giraffe mascot; and shelves stocked with every type of toy imaginable, Toys “R” Us announced that it would begin closing up shop on ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Locally owned Lola's Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe, located at 244 US Highway 46 East in the Calandra Plaza in Fairfield, will host a Grand Opening event on Sunday, April 22 at 1:00 p.m. Lola's is owned by the Dinardo Family, longtime residents of Fairfield, who named the ice cream ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists. In ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The 18th annual Taste of Essex, hosted by the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC), aims to be better than ever this year with dozens of restaurants participating, special activities, such as chair massages and a 50-50 drawing, as well as prizes for best savory and sweet dishes ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of corporate and government leaders as well as the mayors of several Essex County towns will come together at the eighth annual “Meet the Mayors” event at its new location, the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, on April 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., to discuss major issues ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ – Although many tax law experts and executives of non-profits have expressed concern that the new federal tax law will have an overall negative effect on charitable giving, the possible positive aspects of the law for charities were highlighted by local accountants and ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, and every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends.  Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Exemplifying a new age of attorneys, Marvin Hammerman and Matthew Rosen of the boutique law firm Hammerman Rosen LLP in Fairfield go above and beyond to provide effective and affordable legal counsel to the Essex County, New Jersey area. Both were selected this year to Super ...

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Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a series of articles on the effects of the new Federal Tax Law on businesses and residents of West Essex County. WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ – It was a busy two months for West Essex accounting firms as they began grappling with the extensive changes that local ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After last year’s resounding success, Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC is once again collecting non-perishable food items to support two local food pantries—Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange and the Bobrow Kosher Food Pantry at Oheb Congregation in South ...

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Local officials and experts react to new federal tax reform plan that has caused unease among Essex County homeowners and businesses. WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — In response to the apprehension and confusion surrounding the recently passed federal tax bill as it relates to Essex County, local ...

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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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