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McKoy: Juneteenth is nice — but the ask is so much more

Brandon McKoy is happy Juneteenth has been declared a national holiday — and he’s hopeful it will lead to some much-needed change. He’s fearful that it won’t. McKoy, the president of New Jersey Policy Perspective, is...

Changing the narrative: Cops and Kids Community Policing Contest to be announced in Newark

The idea certainly comes out of the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd by a police officer. And it certainly comes at a perfect time, when New Jerseyans are again getting the chance...

Marketing mammograms: At Virtua, it led to major increase in screenings

Ryan Younger talked about propensity modeling and data science, reactivating patients through the use of consumer relationship management tools — and the incredible increase in revenue that came from the campaign. In other words, he...

How businesses can step up, help end domestic abuse in their communities

Imagine being forbidden to work, being forbidden to take courses that could help you advance in your career — or having your career sabotaged in any number of ways by your partner. Imagine only being...

New school … new way of training: Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine has 1st...

Haley Jean Johnson and Benedict Cu are quick to admit that they were attracted to the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine because of the option of an accelerated — and cost-saving — three-year program. But,...

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...

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...

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...

Rebuilding University Hospital: Shereef Elnahal describes playbook for turnaround at Newark medical center

Dramatic turnarounds in a hospital’s quality of care, patient safety, community engagement and financial engagement don’t necessarily start with an overstuffed playbook of procedures, a glitzy marketing campaign or even a rousing speech from...

Only in Jersey: Political squabble over efficiency of efficiency programs

This is where we are at as a state: We’re arguing about the efficiency of our efficiency programs. On Wednesday, Gov. Phil Murphy vetoed legislation (A4810/S441) that dozens of sponsors and cosponsors said was designed...

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CHA holds groundbreaking for 10 N. Main in Wharton

CHA Partners broke ground Friday on 10 N. Main, a new mixed-use development on North Main Street in Wharton that comprises a collection of...

Solar Landscape, nonprofit award $20K in scholarships in Sustainability Challenge

Solar Landscape, a leading New Jersey developer, designer, installer, owner and operator of community solar and solar energy solutions, and nonprofit Sustainable Jersey City...

NVP: $85M Fund II will enable us to invest in more companies — and...

Newark Venture Partners is celebrating the close of NVP Fund II — one with a size ($85 million) that will enable NVP to invest...