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Neil deGrasse Tyson leaves ’em laughing — and thinking — during Kean commencement address

Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is best known for two things: Simplifying difficult scientific concepts, often with humor; Knocking Pluto off the list of...

Hampshire sells Max on Morris, 85-unit luxury multifamily community in Morristown

Max on Morris, a stabilized 85-unit luxury multifamily community located at 175 Morris St. in Morristown, was sold, according to a Thursday announcement from...

A salute to books — and those making them more accessible

During a time when books are being banned throughout the country, one Hudson County librarian in New Jersey is being honored for making them...

State to allocate $15M (to make 31 municipalities eligible) for Phase II of A.R.T. program

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday that the New Jersey Economic Development Authority will allocate an additional $15 million into Phase II of a program...

Shining light on mental health awareness: Why organizations are going green

Organizations around New Jersey are lighting their buildings with a tint of green throughout the month to show solidarity for mental health awareness. The occasion...

HUMC, Jersey Shore University providing novel irregular heart rhythm treatment

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center cardiologists have treated their first patients this week with the...

Integrity House working with state to establish nurse care management program

Integrity House, a rehabilitation program for addiction and mental health, partnered with the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services last month...

Reliance Global Group to acquire Spetner Associates; projects revenue to double 

Lakewood-based Reliance Global Group on Wednesday it said it will acquire Spetner Associates. Spetner, through its BenManage benefits enrollment company, is a leading provider...

Cargo conundrum: Port of NY/NJ is capable of handling huge increase in volume — but is New Jersey?

In the early morning hours of March 26, just minutes after a cargo ship leaving the Port of Baltimore slammed into the Francis Scott...

Report: Tourism in N.J. in 2023 topped pre-pandemic levels

Tourism in New Jersey not only is up — it has passed its pre-pandemic levels, according to the 2023 economic impact report released Thursday...

Valley-Mount Sinai Cancer Care offers Spanish-speaking support group

Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care in Paramus is now offering a support group specifically for Spanish-speaking cancer patients. Individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer...

6 from N.J. land on Fair360’s 2024 Top 50 companies for DE&I

Six companies ranked as the New Jersey-based firms on the recently released Fair360 (formerly DiversityInc.) Top 50 companies for diversity, equity & inclusion, a...

ROI-NJ celebrates Top 50 Women in Business Influencers with Opici Wine event

ROI-NJ celebrated a very special group on Monday afternoon, as the Top 50 Women in Business Influencers were invited to gather at Opici Wine...

Diversity of Berkeley College graduating class matches mission of school

Jaime Wynn is the president of Jimmy Choo Americas, a key division of the British fashion house founded in 1997 that has evolved from...

NJIT names Temple’s Jamie Payton to lead its College of Computing

New Jersey Institute of Technology recently named Jamie Payton, chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University, to lead its...

Rider partners with Fulton Bank on banking program for students, faculty & alumni

Thanks to a new five-year partnership, Rider University and Fulton Bank will offer a variety of account options for students, faculty, staff and alumni...

Stellarex’s MOU with IPP could be big step for fushion

Stellarex, a fusion energy technology development company spinout of Princeton University dedicated to the near-term realization of commercial fusion energy production, announced this week...

Princeton NuEnergy raises additional $10.3M in Series A funding

Princeton NuEnergy, a leading clean-tech innovator specializing in lithium-ion battery direct recycling, raised another $10.3 million in Series A funding, the company announced Monday. Key...

CEP Renewables begins construction on solar project in Warren County

CEP Renewables has begun construction on its 19-megawatt DC grid supply Foul Rift solar project located in White Township in Warren County, the firm...

H Mart’s signature food hall and 11 unique dining options coming to American Dream

H Mart, the nation’s leading Asian supermarket, will open its food hall at American Dream mall in East Rutherford later this spring. At 16,860...

LIGHT report: A.C. casinos contributed $682M in taxes, supported 22K jobs in 2023

Despite market challenges, the Atlantic City casino industry remains a force in the region for jobs and support for the region’s neediest, according to...

South Jersey Transportation Authority to kick off 2024 travel season with 100 Days of Summer Party 

The South Jersey Transportation Authority will kick off the 2024 summer season with its annual 100 Days of Summer event at the Farley Service...

Looking for workers? Hiring military spouses (on site or remote) could be solution

Six months after a survey reported that more than half of New Jersey businesses found it a challenge to find qualified candidates for job...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial and renovated museum reopens in Holmdel

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum celebrated a grand reopening last week, including a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly renovated museum. The...

HCCC appoints Jamilah Moudiab as director of DEI for veterans, international students

Hudson County Community College said it recently welcomed Jamilah Moudiab as the Jersey City institution's inaugural director of diversity, equity & inclusion for veteran...

Data brokers are undermining country’s safety, privacy and security

In Jersey and beyond, our law enforcement, judges and elected officials are putting both their privacy and lives on the line to serve. We...

New Jersey Policy Institute, which aims to develop winning policy solutions, launched by Becchi

The New Jersey Policy Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit policy incubator that seeks to bring together policymakers, business leaders, nonprofits, lawmakers, elected officials, grassroots advocates...

Will August become ‘Black Business Month’ in New Jersey?

The state Senate Commerce Committee advanced a joint resolution Monday that would designate the month of August each year as “Black Business Month” in...

C&W arranges sale of, and financing for 192K sq. ft. industrial portfolio in Paterson 

A 192,000-square-foot industrial portfolio located at 75 Wood St. and 90 6th Ave. in Paterson has been sold to Eagle Cliff Real Estate Partners,...

JLL arranges four new retail leases, bringing fun, food and personal services to Denville Commons

On Wednesday, JLL said it completed the lease-up of Denville Commons, welcoming four new tenants to the neighborhood shopping center at 3130 Route 10...

Rockefeller Group commences construction on 2-building, 1.1M sq. ft. distribution center in Carneys Point

Rockefeller Group said Wednesday that construction has commenced on Rockefeller Group Logistics Center at Carneys Point. The project includes two buildings totaling more than...

At BioPartnering event, it’s easy to find cheerleaders for (and critics of) state

Dean Petkanas is the CEO of prerevenue Neuropathix, a Doylestown, Pennsylvania-based company, one of 90 that came to BioNJ’s BioPartnering Conference on Tuesday looking...

Why BioNJ’s BioPartnering event was master class in networking — and sector-building

It was easy to count the number of floors at the perfectly suited Liberty Science Center that were used Tuesday during the 14th annual...

Tourney for the ages: Mizuho Americas Open comes to Liberty National this week

Here’s how far women’s golf has come since last June, when phenom Rose Zhang became one of the biggest names in the game after...

N.J. job market mixed in April; unemployment falls to 4.7%

New Jersey lost a total of 10,900 jobs in April to fall to a seasonally adjusted level of 4,374,400, according to a Thursday announcement...

Johnson & Johnson to buy atopic dermatitis treatment-focused biotech Proteologix for $850M+

Johnson & Johnson on Thursday announced it will acquire Proteologix, a privately held biotech focused on developing drugs for the immune-mediated skin condition known...

Officials: Bergen New Bridge’s expansion of ED in Paramus represents commitment to community

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center officials were thrilled to host the groundbreaking for the expansion of its emergency department in Paramus. And, while the expansion...

QuidelOrtho opens new distribution center in Pedricktown

QuidelOrtho Corp. on Thursday said it has opened a state-of-the-art distribution center in Pedricktown. This endeavor epitomizes the San Diego-based provider of diagnostic tests...

Report: Mental health inequalities could cost U.S. $14 trillion in next 16 years

Mental health inequalities could cost the U.S. economy $14 trillion from now until 2040, according to a report from a Nashville-based medical school, supported...

BAC ADC union celebrates opening of new training center in Bordentown

Back in September 2021, in the middle of the pandemic, the Bordentown training center of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Administrative District Council of New...