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Community colleges to budget leaders: Don’t forget about us — and please put back...

After Bruce and bagels, there is one thing the state always brags about: our education system. Whether it’s our best-in-nation K-12 system, our near-the-top higher ed institutions or simply our “educated workforce,” there are few...

WCEC event: Why supporting woman entrepreneurs impacts entirety of economy

It was great to hear five women entrepreneurs — all representing at least one underserved community — pitch their businesses to bankers and investors in a “Shark Tank”-like competition. It was great to have state...

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 the petroleum industry, global entrepreneur Arki Busson couldn’t believe what...

Reality check: Why it’s important for most diverse state in country to create ‘Diverse...

Here’s the complicated aspect of making July into “Diverse Business Month” — an initiative that became a reality earlier this week, thanks to the efforts of state Sens. Nellie Pou and Gordon Johnson. This isn’t...

Here’s best plan yet on how to activate local towns for FIFA’s 2026 World...

The question has vexed North Jersey officials since it was announced that the area would host 2026 World Cup games at MetLife Stadium: How can organizers ensure that the economic benefit of the billion-dollar...

Our kids are in crisis: Expanded HMH/Carrier Clinic behavioral health facility will address growing...

Here’s where we are on the behavioral crisis in New Jersey — and around the country. Hackensack Meridian Health, through the Carrier Clinic, was thrilled to hold a groundbreaking Friday for a 43,000-square-foot, 52-bed facility...

Power grid: It ain’t broke, but we sure need to fix it

Here’s a fun riddle that emerged from a delightfully entertaining panel discussion at the recent New Jersey Utilities Association annual convention: What is repeatedly called out for its shortcomings, doubted for its ability to handle...

An apprenticeship — and an associate degree: Unique program at IUOE Local 825 graduates...

As he watched each of the 22 members of the initial cohort of apprentices from the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 cross the stage at Red Bull Arena with an associate degree...

Innovation U.: Murphy showing how reconnecting with universities is enabling N.J. to reinvigorate its...

Gov. Phil Murphy — as he has done since he was candidate Murphy — was retelling the story about how New Jersey had lost its way with the startup community. This time, however, there was...

At BioPartnering event, it’s easy to find cheerleaders for (and critics of) state

Dean Petkanas is the CEO of prerevenue Neuropathix, a Doylestown, Pennsylvania-based company, one of 90 that came to BioNJ’s BioPartnering Conference on Tuesday looking to make connections. And, if he’s looking for another job, he...

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Environmental champions honored at Lesniak Institute gala

Jeff Tittel, the former executive director of the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club, cut right to the point — as he always...

City of Atlantic City creates 1st-time homebuyer lottery program for residents

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small said Monday that the city will have a first-time homebuyer lottery program designed to make buying a home more...

What’s old is new: Jersey City cuts ribbon on revitalized Bergen Square, area that...

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop was joined by the city council, local dignitaries and community members Monday to cut the ribbon on the newly...

Zuk elected board president of 180 Turning Lives Around

Christina Zuk has been named president of the board of 180 Turning Lives Around, a Monmouth County agency dedicated to helping survivors and families...

Universal Windows Direct opens new showroom in South Amboy

Universal Windows Direct has opened a new showroom in its headquarters in South Amboy, the company announced Monday. Owner Doug Conner said the company, which...