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When it comes to vaccine efficacy, here’s why 94% isn’t much different than 72%

When the news that Johnson & Johnson had completed Phase 3 of its clinical trial and that its one-shot vaccine would soon be available finally was released Friday morning, there was unbridled excitement. It would...

Could 275 school districts in N.J. soon be consolidated? (We’ve got the list)

In what surely will be a huge test in both challenging “home rule” and implementing many of the consolidation aspects of State Senate President Steve Sweeney’s “Path to Progress” reforms, the Senate Education Committee...

N.J. dominates U.S. News rankings for best schools by county

If the state needed more statistical evidence that it has the best school systems in the country, U.S. News & World Report provided it Tuesday during the release of its annual Healthiest Communities list. When...

Bloomfield College, in danger of closing, goes public in plea for help

Bloomfield College, which primarily serves Pell Grant-eligible, first-generation students from underserved communities, is in danger of closing due to dwindling enrollment, exacerbated by the pandemic, President Marcheta Evans and school officials said Tuesday. Evans, who...

N.J. maintains No. 1 ranking in public education — its top talking point when...

Whether it’s a New Jersey company he’s working with to expand its operations, a U.S.-based business he’s trying to relocate to the state or an international company he’s trying to bring from overseas, Choose...

Jersey City has found way to have new development mean new schools — at...

Developers have brought tens of thousands of housing units to Jersey City in recent years. Now, they’re bringing something desperately needed to go with them: New schools. On Thursday night, when Mayor Steve Fulop joined city council members...

They found way to have in-person learning. Will N.J. find way to reimburse them?

Superintendent Mark Maire was thrilled to see first lady Jill Biden — a teacher herself — tour an elementary school Monday in Burlington County. She was touting how the $1.9 trillion stimulus package would...

Study: Certain mouthwashes might stop COVID-19 transmission

There’s scientific reason to believe you can fight COVID-19 with mouthwash. Researchers at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine have found evidence that two types of mouthwash disrupt the COVID-19 virus under laboratory conditions, preventing it...

NJIT to launch Profeta centers for real estate and entrepreneurship — thanks to largest...

New Jersey Institute of Technology, thanks to the single-largest donation in school history, will launch two new education and research centers — one focused on real estate and the other on entrepreneurship — through...

Princeton No. 20 in World University Rankings; 4 other N.J. schools make Top 1,000

Princeton University annually is named the top college in the country by the prestigious (and most recognized) U.S. News & World Report rankings. The school does not do as well on the world stage —...

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Onyx announces 8 restaurants set to join the Junction at Gateway Center

Shortly after acquiring three of the four Gateway buildings in Newark, Onyx Equities announced plans to create the Junction, a 100,000-square-foot dining and retail...

Larken Associates begins construction on final phase of Branchburg Centre project

Larken Associates on Wednesday said construction started on the 19,000-square-foot professional and medical office building at Branchburg Centre. Located at 3040 U.S. Route 22 W....

Cross River expands financial services and economic inclusion to underserved communities

Cross River Bank on Tuesday announced it expanded partnerships with both Operation HOPE and the Memorial Foundation in order to bring access to financial...

Monmouth University Poll: Little change in governor race; taxes top issue

A new Monmouth University Poll released Wednesday shows Gov. Phil Murphy with an 11-point lead over his Republican challenger, Jack Ciattarelli, although the margin...

Atlantic City Electric’s parent company establishes $36M fund to support minority-owned businesses

Exelon’s utilities business, which owns six electric and gas utilities, including Atlantic City Electric, on Wednesday announced it created a $36 million fund to...