Arthur Imperatore dies at 95, leaving legacy of hard work — and vitally important...

A man … a plan … a ferry? When entrepreneur Arthur Imperatore Sr. announced in 1986 that he was going to create a commuter ferry that served passengers from Weehawken to Pier 78 in New...

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...

State unemployment rate jumps; public sector job losses drag down employment

New Jersey’s unemployment rate jumped 1.5 percentage points in October, to 8.2%, as residents reentered the workforce during the month, the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development said Thursday. Overall, employment slipped for the...

How BPU just increased N.J.’s ability to become wind-power superpower

When Gov. Phil Murphy announced in February his ambitious plan of having 7,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2035, he talked of all of the benefits it would bring to the state. Murphy didn’t...

Ørsted announces partnership with North America’s Building Trades Unions

Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind development, is expected to be approved to build a wind farm off the coast of Atlantic City. If it does, it will use union labor. In a landmark...

Pandemic or not: 2021 can be banner year for your career

Allow me to state the obvious: The region’s business community has struggled in 2020 and is now bracing for what will come in 2021. Successful companies won’t waste time wringing hands; they are squarely focused...

Comar breaks ground on 159K sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Vineland

Comar, a Voorhees-based supplier of packaging solutions and molded medical devices, has broken ground for a new manufacturing facility in Vineland, it announced this week. The company was joined by officials from the city, Cumberland...

N.J. announces 3 infrastructure projects in Port area

Gov. Phil Murphy and a host of elected and appointed officials announced three infrastructure projects Tuesday that they feel will help enhance safety and vehicle movement on roads serving the broader regional port operations. The...

R&D Council’s Patent Awards show depth of state’s innovation

There were inventions to help treat cancers, detect Alzheimer’s disease earlier and aid in blood clotting during surgeries … patents on products that will help produce energy-efficient windows, cleaner water, more environmentally friendly truck...

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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...