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Bracken: ‘What does this budget do to revitalize our economy?’

Tom Bracken will rattle off a list of positives in the we’ll-never-have-this-much-money fiscal year 2022 budget. Money to help unpaid utility bills and rent … money to reduce some debt … money to help...

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...

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$10M gift to NJPAC launches Colton Institute for Research and Training in the Arts,...

A $10 million gift to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center will lead to the creation of the nation's first-ever research hub and incubator...

RBH Group announces $21M sale of industrial brownfield property in Newark

A brownfields property and industrial manufacturing facility in the Ironbound district of Newark that was successfully transformed into an environmentally safe, entrepreneurial and green...

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Norwood-based Phoenix Aromas and Essential Oils, a leading global distributor of flavor and fragrance ingredients and compounds serving the food and beverage, personal care,...

The Shop restaurant is coming to Chatham Plaza in Chatham

The Shop, a locally-owned Italian restaurant and pizzeria, is coming to Chatham Plaza on Main Street in Chatham, according to an announcement from North...

Six retail lease signings inked for Centurion Union Center

Landmark, the real estate developer behind the series of Centurion rental communities, on Thursday said six new retail leases have been signed in the...