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Hagaman honor helps bring awareness (and hopefully more contributions) to JAG program

When the annual corporate funding for the New Jersey chapter of the Jobs for America’s Graduates program started to wane because of COVID-19, Withum CEO and Managing Partner Bill Hagaman stepped up — reaching...

Making the case (again) to hire neurodivergent employees

After two decades of schooling and too many special education programs, schools and educators to count (and gratefully thank), my son earned his college degree last week: a bachelor’s in accounting and management from...

Party problems: Palatucci says stalemate over speaker is hurting Republicans nationally and in N.J.

Bill Palatucci was clear in his answer: “Embarrassing and disappointing — and a real problem for the party going forward,” he said. The question wasn’t as obvious. Even though Friday marks two years since the Jan....

Kauffman stepping back from full-time duties at NRBP

Barbara Kauffman had never been to Newark when she arrived on a train in 1988 to interview for a position with a business group that was then called Renaissance Newark Inc. Soon after she got...

Saying hate hurts health, Rutgers School of Public Health takes stand against Twitter

Dr. Perry Halkitis, the dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health, has as many qualifiers about the group’s decision to stop using Twitter as a pharma company has on its latest product: This...

Why pro-business Bracken feels Biden can be boost for N.J.’s economy

Tom Bracken said the obvious about the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket winning the 2020 presidential election: “More than anything, I think it just calms things down a little bit. And that's not a bad...

Noted N.J. economist: Why next stimulus should be geared toward youngest workers

Plans for another stimulus package — one that figures to come in at around $2 trillion — appeared to be falling apart over the weekend as Republicans and Democrats in Washington, D.C.,  can’t decide...

SciTech Scity: ‘A place where you can see the future’

Paul Hoffman is more than just the CEO of the Liberty Science Center and one of the foremost minds on all things STEM in the country. He’s a fabulous storyteller, too. Anyone who has ever heard...

Busted Bracket beer: The cool story behind Jersey City brewery that created it to...

Having Departed Soles Brewing Co. being selected by an online sports publication as the Jersey City bar that represented Saint Peter’s in its March Madness drinking guide was a thrill. That’s why owner and founder...

A South Ward story: Why TV, film facility coming to Newark is about more...

It’s easy to talk about the basic return on investment of Lionsgate Newark Studios, the massive TV and film production facility coming to Newark that was announced Tuesday afternoon … how it will have...

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Former TCNJ President Gitenstein, husband gift $1M to benefit student and faculty scholarship

Barbara Gitenstein, the first woman to serve as president of The College of New Jersey, and husband Donald Hart, a retired professor of philosophy,...

Group of top N.J. hospitals to partner with national group on value-based maternity care...

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