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Why tough times in market should make investors take tough look at investment fees

It is enough to make any investor nauseous. The daily up-and-down of the stock market, as inflation drives federal authorities to continually raise interest rates, has made for a very unpredictable, unpleasant investment environment. We...

Time to focus on most serious of issues in construction industry: Worker suicide

(Editor’s Note: Trigger warning — discussion of suicide and related issues.) National Construction Safety Week begins today across the country — which provides an impetus to spotlight a serious health issue in the workplace: suicide. While...

Don’t be fooled: Certificates of Insurance are not as valuable as toilet paper

Would you ever purchase a used car from a stranger without bringing it to a trusted mechanic first? You would likely want to know the condition of the brakes, the tires and if the...

Why N.J. needs to establish public health institute (as 33 other states already have)

If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it’s that there’s no such thing as being too prepared. We fell well short of being ready confront the public health emergency, but investment in public health...

Cannabis can’t cure COVID — and other misleading claims

The challenges of public health messaging have been put under the microscope over the past two years. Consumers have been bombarded with misleading and often confusing information, including unsubstantiated claims that cannabis and CBD...

State police chiefs seek ‘safety-sensitive employee’ exclusion to cannabis law

Most states that approved the use of recreational cannabis have exclusions for those employed in “safety-sensitive” professions. These are individuals who hold such jobs as train operators, air traffic controllers and those working on utility...

Experience matters: Why you should turn to your banker in times of economic uncertainty

While watching the State of the Union address recently, I took note of the years of experience our president, vice president and House speaker have amassed while helping run our country — approximately 100...

ICUNJ’s Reynolds says, ‘Thank you, Peacocks!’

Last weekend, I had the great privilege to be among the thousands of proud New Jerseyans (and the several thousand more who wish they were) in attendance at the East Regional NCAA Final game...

Why N.J. can be ‘Medicine Chest’ — and home to innovative companies of the...

It was asked at a recent New Jersey Chamber of Commerce meeting whether New Jersey was losing its edge as the “Medicine Chest of the World,” as it’s making way for more innovative early-stage...

Cappelli: Reflecting on battle against COVID-19 on 2-year anniversary

Two years ago this month, the state declared a public health emergency in response to the rise in COVID-19 cases throughout New Jersey. Since then, the Camden County board of commissioners has worked tirelessly...

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Lionsgate Newark Studios, 12-acre TV and film production facility, coming to South Ward

The state’s efforts to become a leader in film and television productions received a major boost Tuesday afternoon when Great Point Studios — in...

Rodriguez named president of New Jersey Policy Perspective

Effective June 1, Trenton-based think tank New Jersey Policy Perspective will be led by Nicole Rodriguez, according to a Tuesday announcement. Rodriguez, currently the research...

HMH, Summit Health sign LOI to expand collaboration, increase access

In a partnership that will connect the state’s largest physician group to one of the state’s top hospitals, Summit Health and Hackensack Meridian Health...

Bracken: With $10B in additional revenue, more help should go to businesses

Tom Bracken, the CEO of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, has never been shy about asking the state to help the business community. On...

Crumbl Cookies, nation’s largest cookie company, coming to Holmdel Commons

There's nothing like biting into a fresh, warm cookie. Beginning this Friday, shoppers at the Holmdel Commons Shopping Center in Holmdel will be able to...