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Biggest cargo ship to ever dock on East Coast reaches Elizabeth (SLIDESHOW)

The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port reached the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal. And it appeared to be even bigger than advertised. The CMA CGM Marco Polo, carrying just over...

N.J. labor commissioner answers questions from workers filing for unemployment benefits

Questions: There are so many questions around unemployment insurance benefits. ROI-NJ went to the source for the answers, moderating a webinar with Robert Asaro-Angelo, the commissioner of the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development. The...

Manufacturing facility moving to N.C.; 150 jobs could be leaving, WARN notice says

A machined components company is moving its Somerset operations to North Carolina, with as many as 150 jobs leaving the state, according to a federal WARN notice. Pacon Manufacturing Corp., which provides packaging solutions, said...

Accomplished exec (and Hall of Famer) Grant Hill named to Campbell’s board

He’s a Naismith Hall of Famer, a two-time NCAA champion, an Olympic gold medalist and now part-owner of an NBA team. On Thursday, Grant Hill became a member of the board of directors of...

Three retailers opening at Burlington shopping center

Three national retailers are opening stores at a Burlington mall, according to the owners, National Realty & Development Corp. Liberty Square Center, a 380,383-square-foot retail center, will have a Ross Dress for Less and a...

Global giant accelerator coming to Newark — bringing commitment to develop 100 hard-tech companies

HAX, a hard-tech accelerator run by one of the most-active venture capital firms in the world, will announce Thursday morning that it is establishing its U.S. headquarters in Newark — and bringing with it...

Second wave: Ocean Power Technologies’ power-grid plan sank, but it grabbed life preserver by...

As evidenced by the countless maritime puns in the media decrying the failing business model of a once-promising green energy innovation a few years ago, Ocean Power Technologies looked all but stranded at sea. The...

PSE&G’s 2.3M smart utility meters will be great for efficiency — here’s why there...

There was only one downside to the news last week that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities had approved a program by Public Service Electric & Gas to install 2.3 million smart meters...

Swag and swagger: Young entrepreneur, 26, is quickly building SwagUp into hundred-million-dollar brand in...

All the cliché characteristics that come with being a stunningly successful young entrepreneur can be found in the biography of Michael Martocci, the 26-year-old founder and CEO of Piscataway-based SwagUp: Yes, he started his...

Coming utility bill problem will impact (as in, raise bills for) everyone

For years, residents who have struggled to pay their utility bills have turned to the state’s low-income heating and electric assistance program, known as LIHEAP. Considering the COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread economic suffering,...

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Applegate Farms donates $50K to fund food education and access in New Jersey schools

Bedminster-based Applegate Farms has donated $50,000 to support FoodCorps, a national justice organization working at the intersection of food and education. The funds, along...

TESU extends in-state tuition rates to Pennsylvania residents

The board of trustees of Thomas Edison State University on Thursday said it approved a significant initiative to extend the in-state undergraduate tuition rate...

Shared vision: Busson details why he’s building 1888 Studios in Bayonne — and why...

When he stood on the land for the first time in 2019, the 54-acre parcel in Bayonne that had been dormant since it served...

TD Bank launches ‘Chosen First Name’ feature to help drive inclusive banking experiences

TD Bank on Thursday said it launched the "Chosen First Name" feature, offering customers the option to use a first name that is different...

Murphy: We need legally defensible solutions to address state’s morally indefensible inequities

Gov. Phil Murphy, speaking at the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey-sponsored Juneteenth Black Business Expo on Thursday morning at Fairleigh Dickinson...