Cognizant announces $250M social responsibility initiative

Cognizant announced a new level in its corporate social responsibility efforts, launching a five-year, $250 million effort to improve economic mobility, educational opportunity, diversity and inclusion, and health and well-being in communities around the...

EDA, in big win for the hungry and restaurants, awards $14M in grants

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Thursday that it is awarding $14 million in grants to 27 organizations through its Sustain & Serve N.J. program — a unique initiative that will bring much-needed...

Debt collection firm signs long-term lease in Ramsey, JLL says

A debt collection company has signed a 7,000-square-foot lease at an office building in Ramsey, according to real estate firm JLL. The firm said in a news release that Radius Global Solutions took the space...

U.S. offering grants to municipalities, regions looking to attract tech companies

If your municipality is looking to build its economy with tech-based companies, you may be eligible for grant funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The U.S. EDA announced this week that it is accepting...

Why power problems in Texas will cost you money in N.J.

Everyone knows the recent brutal cold stretch in Texas — combined with power failures across the state since the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas was forced to rely on rolling blackouts to prevent the...

Crowe joins NVP as managing partner

Vaughn Crowe has joined Newark Venture Partners as a managing partner, the seed-stage venture firm announced Wednesday. Crowe will be part of the management team, leading new investments out of NVP II, the firm’s second...

Kolluri one of 25 to earn global recognition as influential leader

Cooper’s Ferry Partnership CEO Kris Kolluri has been selected as one of 25 business school graduates worldwide to be named to membership in the 2021 Class of Influential Leaders by AACSB International. Now in its...

Murphy’s budget lauded by leading health care associations

The $44.83 billion budget Gov. Phil Murphy proposed Tuesday was met with applause from the heads of two leading health care associations. New Jersey Hospital Association CEO Cathy Bennett said the proposal recognizes the critical...

Experts to cannabis entrepreneurs: Slow down, build good team, do your research

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari has been the leading advocate of legalizing adult-use marijuana in New Jersey over the past decade — it was an effort to correct many social injustices of the past. Now that Gov....

Many applauded Murphy for fully funding pension. Bracken thinks that’s a mistake

Tom Bracken, the longtime head of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, offers the good and the bad in his assessment of the $44.83 billion budget Gov. Phil Murphy proposed Tuesday. No new taxes: Good. Money...

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Gateway Development Commission feels latest $25M project is another step toward ultimate goal

The Gateway Development Commission announced Friday that Amtrak has awarded a contract and work has begun on behalf of the Gateway Program to relocate...

Jebb named Ramapo’s next president — brings dynamic academic and military background to role

Cindy Jebb, a brigadier general in the U.S. Army who has a Ph.D. in political science from Duke University and is a graduate of...

Verizon announces Women’s CoLab — initiative to mentor, support women in workplace

In an effort to combat the increasing issue of women leaving the workforce in unprecedented numbers due to issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic,...

CVS now giving COVID-19 vaccine at more than 100 locations in N.J. — here...

CVS now has more than 100 stores in New Jersey administering COVID-19 vaccine shots. The stores began taking reservations Friday. Click here to register. CVS, which expanded...

HUMC becomes 1st hospital in nation to use new ‘Breethe’ treatment that helps COVID...

Hackensack University Medical Center has become the first hospital in the world to use a new extracorporeal membrane oxygenation system to treat and improve...