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Merck’s ribbon-cutting in Rahway: Celebrating the past — while planning for future

The campus itself is beyond impressive: More than 100 buildings and more than 300,000 square feet of Class A research space stretched across more than 200 acres that sits in both Rahway and Linden. It...

South Asian community embraces Harris as role model for opportunity to lead

Varsha Waishampayan founded the nonprofit Wings for Growth in 2016 with one goal in mind: To help show women they can be leaders in the workplace. A former executive of numerous financial and consulting firms...

Slalom’s secret to success: Only taking clients that match its company culture

Jeff Van Wie, general manager of the New Jersey market for Slalom Consulting, laughs about the reputation the consultancy sector has: “All work, no play.” Burnout is a line on the job description. That’s not the...

Getting back on track: Why investing in nearly empty trains now is smart bet...

When he was campaigning for the job, Gov. Phil Murphy called New Jersey Transit a national disgrace. That’s when he was being nice. He also promised he would fix it, even if it killed...

Harmon bowled over by continued outreach to Black business community

John Harmon rattles off the names of the banks: Columbia … OceanFirst … Lakeland … Investors … Valley. “When the second round of (the Paycheck Protection Program) came out, I heard from the CEOs at...

Raising the bar: African American Chamber spotlights those making true community impact

Officer Harry Dunn, a 13-year veteran of the Capitol Police Department and a real-life hero in a world that gives out the title to so many who don’t truly represent the ideals that come...

Why developer is calling East Orange ‘next big thing’

Developer Yuval Shram said he fell in love with the site at first sight. Not because it was right off Interstate 280. Not because it was facing Main Street. And not because it was a...

Saint Peter’s Cinderella run is done — but its impact on Jersey City has...

As a former vice chair of the NCAA board of governors who now serves as president of the organization’s diversity and inclusion committee, Sue Henderson has been going to the Final Four for years. The...

Winners & losers from the (still ongoing) 2020 election

Some thoughts and observations about the most unusual Election Day in U.S. history — one that promises to still be going on for another week. And that’s before the court cases take over. Marijuana: Big...

Cooper’s Porter makes it his mission to convince Black, brown communities that COVID vaccines...

Dr. John Porter’s schedule for next week is filling up fast. On Tuesday, he’ll speak with a group from the Linkages program. Later in the week, it will be with a group of teachers....

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