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Why Evergreen Fund sets N.J. apart — and could set up state for future

New Jersey Economic Development Authority CEO Tim Sullivan loves to talk about how the proposed tax incentive programs could have a major impact — particularly in the state’s most challenging areas. He talks about the...

Why N.J.’s big program for restaurants/bars may not be (anywhere close to) big enough

Marilou Halvorsen repeatedly said the words “grateful” and “appreciative.” As head of the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association, she was thrilled to hear Gov. Phil Murphy is directing $35 million toward her industry —...

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...

‘Black Men in White Coats’: AtlantiCare using documentary to address key diversity issue

At 6 Tuesday night at the Atlantic City Boys & Girls Club, approximately 40 young people will watch a documentary called “Black Men in White Coats.” The documentary, which details the low number of Black...

For billboard company, a way to honor Saint Peter’s — and it’s Jersey style

Marty Judge reads all the area newspapers every day. And, while he likes to get updates on the area sports teams, he’s really looking to find new clients. Judge, the owner of Judge Outdoor,...

Siree Morris wants to build houses in Newark — and clear path for others...

Ribbon-cuttings never get old for Siree Morris. They represent another completed project — another example that he can make it as a developer. Another example that a young Black man can make it in...

All in the numbers: A look at ‘astonishing’ accomplishments at Stevens

Forgive Stevens Institute of Technology President Nariman Farvardin if he’s into numbers. After all, he’s the head of one of the top STEM schools in the country. He’s a geek (his words, not mine...

Hard Rock’s Morris talks casinos: On Long Island, in Atlantic City — and maybe...

Jack Morris is enough of a businessman to acknowledge his arrangement with the Shinnecock Nation — one that announced plans Wednesday for what will be known as Shinnecock Casino Hamptons on the eastern end...

Elnahal, University Hospital unveil new vision for Newark — and new logo

Sure, there was a media release, and Shereef Elnahal will be available for interviews to talk about the vision he has for University Hospital in Newark — a vision that comes complete with a...

For Republican leader Palatucci, an honest reflection on Jan. 6 — and the days...

Bill Palatucci, the Republican national committeeman from New Jersey, doesn’t offer any alternative facts about what happened Jan. 6, 2021. “You have to recognize and admit that Jan. 6 was an attack on our democracy...

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Rutgers-Newark Center for Politics and Race in America named in honor of Sheila Oliver

In an honor befitting the influential and inspiring life that Sheila Oliver lived, the Center for Politics and Race in America at Rutgers University...

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SciTech Scity always has been a place that represented the great potential for innovation and discovery in New Jersey. This week, it took a...

William Paterson University nursing student enrollment surges to largest in northern New Jersey

William Paterson University recently announced it now boasts the largest nursing student enrollment in the northern half of New Jersey, as well as the...

Crow Holdings celebrates new beginnings at Marcal Paper warehouse site in Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park Mayor Robert Colletti, local dignitaries and community stakeholders joined Crow Holdings Development to celebrate the grand opening of 25 Market St. this week. A ribbon-cutting...

Newark’s Black-owned businesses awarded $2.3M in funding

The City of Newark and Invest Newark, on Thursday evening, celebrated reactivating downtown Newark’s commercial corridors and supporting small businesses in Newark’s Arts and...