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NJIT partners with ENGIE North America to source electricity from renewable options

New Jersey Institute of Technology will purchase renewable energy from a portfolio of hydropower facilities equal to nearly 100% of its forecasted electricity consumption,...

RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery receives $100K expansion grant from N.J.

RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery was awarded a $100,000 grant in recognition of continued efforts in combating addiction and to develop and...

Cooper EMS receives American Heart Association award for heart attack treatment

Cooper University Health Care’s Emergency Medical Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Achievement Award for implementing specific quality...

Cushman & Wakefield strengthens industrial team, hiring Waxman and Lissner from CBRE

A best-in-class industrial brokerage team has been hired by Cushman & Wakefield to focus primarily on industrial leasing in New Jersey and will partner...

Jefferson Health names new chief quality & safety officer 

Jefferson Health – New Jersey on Tuesday said it appointed Dr. David May as vice president and chief quality & safety officer for the...

Virtua Health recruits renowned cardiothoracic surgeon to lead cardiovascular services line

Virtua Health has a new leader for cardiovascular services. Dr. Chun "Dan" Choi, has been named vice president of clinical operations for the South Jersey...

Sanofi raises paid parental leave to 14 weeks to ensure workplace equality

Sanofi is offering all its employees worldwide paid parental leave for 14 weeks — an increase from its current eight weeks — beginning Jan....

Amazon makes $400,000 commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs in N.J.

Five county Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey will share in a $400,000 commitment from Amazon, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Susan Haspel, state director...

DAK Group arranges sale of Paterson-based paper company

A Paterson-based distributor of paper products has been sold to a New York-based paper company, according to mergers & acquisitions specialist the DAK Group. The...

Murphy says COVID-19 prevention efforts led to high unemployment rate

Gov. Phil Murphy said the state’s unemployment rate — which, in October, was 49th in the country at 7% — is the result of...

Princeton-based testing company names veteran exec as CIO 

Princeton-based ETS announced Steve Santana will join the organization as chief information officer. Santana will provide the organization with visionary leadership in the development...

Engage 2021: Princeton’s 2-day virtual conference aimed at growing innovation ecosystem in N.J.

Engage 2021, Princeton University’s second annual innovation and entrepreneurship conference, will feature a long list of top speakers and panelists presenting over two days,...

Inaugural State of Food System Symposium to be held Friday at Stockton

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Woodbridge) and New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas Fisher will be among the key speakers at the inaugural New...

Bank of America awards $4.2M in grants to 75 nonprofits

Looking to help drive economic opportunity and upward mobility, Bank of America announced Tuesday that it will be making more than $4.2 million in...

NJBankers Foundation to award $50,000 to support veterans programs at N.J. universities

The New Jersey Bankers Association’s Charitable Foundation recently announced it will donate $50,000 to the veterans’ programs at four New Jersey colleges: Fairleigh Dickinson...

Edison Partners leads $35M growth investment in Solutions by Text

Princeton growth equity firm Edison Partners on Tuesday said it led a $35 million investment in Solutions by Text, a Dallas-based provider of the...

PIM Brands taps Coca-Cola veteran to lead new government affairs team

Global snacks and confections maker PIM Brands Inc. announced the appointment of Norman Ross as vice president, government affairs. Ross will lead legislative and public...

NJRHA announces new government affairs director

Amanda Stone was named as the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association's new director of government affairs. In this position, she will work directly...

Sell wine (and beer and liquor) in all supermarkets? Here’s support for proposed bill

Gov. Phil Murphy recently crowned the top state wineries as 2021 Governor’s Cups and Best of Show winners, based upon the 2021 Garden State Wine...

Murphy on potentially banning elective surgeries: We’re not remotely there

Gov. Phil Murphy had a great anecdote about why he would be reluctant to ban elective surgery — as he did for two months...

Murphy: I’ll be stunned if Omicron variant is not already in U.S.

Gov. Phil Murphy has long touted following the data since COVID-19 pandemic came to the U.S. But when it comes to the Omicron variant,...

Key elected officials, business leaders at Public Policy Forum on Tuesday

Some of the state’s top elected officials and business leaders will come together Tuesday for the 2022 Public Policy Forum: “The Road to Recovery:...

Tantum cuts ribbon on affordable veterans housing community in Jersey City

For Debra Tantleff, founding principal of Tantum Real Estate and a longtime developer in the state, the ribbon-cutting Tuesday at 526 Ocean Ave. in...

Irgang Group acquires 393,000 sq. ft. power center in Millville

Irgang Group purchased Union Lake Crossing, a 393,000-square-foot power center serving the greater Millville-Vineland market in southern New Jersey. The 43.39-acre site is shadow-anchored...

Urby launches leasing for new phase of apartments in Harrison

New design elements and elevated amenities are part of a new phase of Harrison Urby's community. Leasing of the 381 brand new apartments is...

Software company Decusoft appoints Pires as chief executive

Decusoft, a compensation management software company, said Tuesday that it appointed Michael Pires as its new CEO. Pires steps in for Bob Laurenzo, who...

Orion Innovation and GoNet ink LatAm digital technology partnership

Edison-based Orion Innovation on Monday said it combined with GoNet, a Latin American global technology services company, to deliver cutting-edge digital solutions to global...

Jersey City-based insurance monitoring startup names insurtech expert as CMO

Jersey City-based Certificial, the intelligent insurance verification and monitoring platform, said Tuesday that it appointed Katherine Moura as chief marketing officer. In her new role...

Nonprofits are feeding the hungry like never before — so why are they being subjected to an unnecessary (and expensive) audit?

Lois Bennett and her volunteer staff of nearly 400 at the Feeding Hands pantry in Somerset County will be back at again Tuesday, providing...

Devils unveil alternate jersey — make statement about their connection to N.J. (SLIDESHOW)

After she tells you that the striping that gives the jersey a vintage feel is an homage to the three professional hockey teams that...

Now that N.J. is getting $13B in federal infrastructure money, here’s how Legislature can double down on economy

Last week, President Joe Biden signed into law the landmark infrastructure legislation that is scheduled to send about $13 billion to New Jersey to...

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KRE Group and Silverman expand offerings with Lehigh Valley community

Two New Jersey-based companies are collaborating for a fourth time. Jersey City-based KRE Group said Monday that, together with the Short Hills-based Silverman Group,...

LG shuffles executive roles to seek stability 

Effective Wednesday, current Chief Strategy Officer William Cho will take over for Bong-seok Kwon as the CEO of LG Electronics, the Englewood Cliffs company...

Record-low Class A vacancy driving rents across Northeast industrial to record highs

As COVID-19 and the growth of e-commerce continue to impact the industrial logistics market nationally, New Jersey has reached record-low vacancy numbers in the...

Church & Dwight acquires TheraBreath brand for $580M

Baking soda maker Church & Dwight Co. said Monday that it will acquire the TheraBreath brand for $580 million in cash. The transaction is...

BD names new chief scientific officer

Franklin Lakes-based BD, also known as Becton, Dickinson and Co., named Joseph Smith as its senior vice president and chief scientific officer, effective immediately. Smith...

Survey: Struggle to find workers (despite raising wages) has 1 in 4 business owners thinking of selling their companies

How bad is the staffing crisis in New Jersey? Consider this: Nearly three out of four business owners struggled to find help in 2021...

State to allocate $700M to stimulate growth, improve public health: Here’s where the money is going

Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leadership agreed Friday to allocate nearly $700 million to stimulate economic growth and improve public health. The funding will allocate...

Omicron variant already impacting N.J. networking and gala scene

For the leaders of the Rutgers Center for Real Estate, the announcement of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, in addition to a recent rise...

Spirit of giving celebrated in Camden and Bergen counties

As the nation prepares to once again celebrate Thanksgiving during this ongoing pandemic, many outlets and organizations have partnered to support their local communities. Camden...

NJHA analysis shows social determinants predicted communities most impacted by pandemic

Food access, stable housing, steady employment. All three are key aspects of the growing emphasis on social determinants of health. Identifying where they are absent...