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Valuable 500: Milestone for companies helping those with disabilities

At Bancroft, we have seen the potential in those living with developmental disabilities for over 135 years. We, as an organization, have witnessed what can happen to whole families, and even entire communities, when...

In Plainfield, unexpected aid is leading to unprecedented push in economic development

There will be a bigger grant program for the town’s small businesses. Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp figures approximately 100 businesses will get grants of up to $10,000 — a total of approximately $1 million. And...

Clean Energy Equity Act would help create more equitable, resilient N.J.

Emerging from the pandemic will require more than just a return to where we were before. New Jersey needs resilience: in its grid, in its economy and in its environment. Because it helps meet...

America is on strike — and it has nothing to do with unemployment benefits

For those of you that follow the whirlwind of the U.S. economy lately, you know that the April Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report painted a bleak picture of the country’s employment situation. In...

N.J. is reopening. We must now work together to rebuild the economy

For months, the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the state’s business community have been urging Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen the state, where justified by the medical metrics, and let the flow of commerce help rebuild...

Dun & Bradstreet: Why loss of HQ (but only a few employees) isn’t much...

Yes, New Jersey is losing a corporate headquarters. Short Hills-based Dun & Bradstreet has announced it will soon make Jacksonville, Florida, its new corporate home. Announcements such as this are never a good look for...

We’re entering age of cloud-based startup ecosystems: Here’s what that means

Everyone knows the Silicon Valley model of startup ecosystems: regions worldwide have sought to replicate it ever since. But startup ecosystems are moving to the cloud, where community and resources can be sourced globally....

Gig economy has been lifesaver for women — let’s not force them into traditional...

It is widely known that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted women and minorities disproportionately on nearly every level. Women, particularly women of color, saw approximately a million more job losses than men nationwide, as well as...

A list of reasons to honor manufacturers: Overdue recognition of sector of N.J. companies...

Glebar Cos. in Ramsey increased production of syringes. Kuehne Co. in North Hackensack upped its output of bleach. Zago Manufacturing in Newark made more of the fasteners that were needed to help ventilators run. And Super Stud...

Teen Think Tank Project: Giving teens voice today creates better tomorrow

Today’s teens will be inheriting a number of major societal issues, including racism, gender inequality, poverty, climate change and food insecurity — all of which will be exacerbated by an increasingly divisive society. Without...

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Jersey City to cut ribbon on Smorgasburg food festival Saturday

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and officials from Mack-Cali Realty Corp. will have a ribbon-cutting for Smorgasburg at noon Saturday at the Harborside Campus...

Executive Moves: CBRE, Kearny Bank and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...

Women’s Association raises $150K to support behavioral health initiatives at Morristown Medical Center

The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center has raised $150,000 to support the mental health initiatives for Atlantic Behavioral Health at Morristown Medical Center,...

Industrial land with trailer parking sells for $2M+ in Irvington

A parcel of industrial land in Irvington was sold for just over $2 million, according to real estate firm Lee & Associates New Jersey. Logistics...

Executive Moves: Clara Maass, Provident Bank and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...