Ocampo honored with inaugural Callas Scholarship from NJBankers

Caresse Ocampo of Haven Savings Bank in Hoboken has been selected as the first recipient of the Constantine G. Callas Progressive Educational & Work Ethic Memorial Scholarship, the New Jersey Bankers Association announced. The new...

OceanFirst promotes COO to president

OceanFirst Financial Corp., Red Bank-based parent of OceanFirst Bank N.A., has promoted Chief Operating Officer Joseph Lebel to president, it announced this week. Lebel will take over the president’s duties from Christopher Maher, who will...

N.J. Pandemic Relief Fund gives $2.6M to help close digital divide

At a time when in-school learning is dropping across the state, school districts in nine New Jersey cities will get help in closing the digital divide from the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. On Thursday,...

Certara files for $100M IPO; at least one report puts value at up to...

Certara, a Princeton-based biosimulation company, has filed for an initial public offering that at least one report estimates could be worth up to $500 million. Certara’s filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission lists the...

N.J. awards $161M in aid to 543 municipalities for roads, infrastructure

More road work is coming soon to the state. And that’s a good thing this time. Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday the distribution of $161.25 million in Municipal Aid grants to 543 cities and towns...

N.J. gave $161M to fix roads: Here’s how much each county, municipality got

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday the distribution of $161.25 million in Municipal Aid grants to 543 cities and towns across the state to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements. While the average grant was...

2,800+ restaurants have been approved for nearly $35M in grants — and more are...

More than 2,800 restaurants have been approved for nearly $35 million from Phase 3 of the  Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority said Friday. The total essentially completes the $35...

NJIT expands fintech concentration to full bachelor’s degree program

Inspired by the pressing need of corporations on Wall Street and beyond to hire a new generation of workers who are skilled in the latest trends of applying computing to commerce, New Jersey Institute...

Metuchen Downtown Alliance wins nearly $315K in COVID-19 grant funding for local businesses

The Metuchen Downtown Alliance has been awarded nearly $315,000 in grant funding for COVID-19 relief measures, it announced this week. The nonprofit downtown organization said in a news release that it has received $295,958 in...

Sax LLP names new co-leader of Trusts & Estates Practice

Accounting and advisory firm Sax LLP has added a new co-leader of its Trusts & Estates Practice, it announced recently. Joy Matak brings more than 20 years of experience to her new role as a...

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William Paterson launches doctorate aimed at creating executive leaders

William Paterson University is launching a doctoral program to prepare students for executive leadership roles, it announced this week. The Wayne-based college said in a...

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Auto parts business expands rapidly in Pennsauken, subleasing 140K sq. ft. from subscription box...

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Developer says luxury apartments in Raritan to begin leasing this winter

A luxury rental community in Raritan is near completion, with leasing slated to launch this winter, according to developer Accurate Builders & Developers. The firm...