NJBIZ - Central Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/centralNJ Central Jersey News en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:56:13 EST Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:56:13 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160923/NJBIZ01/160929888&source=RSS Christie names new commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development Gov. Chris Christie has named the successor to former state Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Harold J. Wirths. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160923/NJBIZ01/160929888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160923/NJBIZ01/160929923&source=RSS NJBIZ names 50 Fastest Growing Companies in N.J. NJBIZ is pleased to announce the names of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in New Jersey for 2016. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160923/NJBIZ01/160929923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929920&source=RSS Pru commits 3M to opening of African-American museum on Saturday, says it shares 'concern about the ongoing challenges and issues' The opening of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D. C. , has a connection to Newark-based Prudential Financial. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929920&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929921&source=RSS UnitedHealthcare continues its push into Asian market with expanded Edison center UnitedHealthcare is aggressively pursuing the first-generation Asian-American market, with more storefront resource centers opening in areas with high concentrations of Asians. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929931&source=RSS Barchi decides to stay at Rutgers past five-year promise Rutgers University President Robert Barchi announced in an interview with NJ Advance Media that he plans to stay in office beyond the informal five-year commitment he made in 2012. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929932&source=RSS Linde to expand Del. industrial gases plant Bridgewater-based Linde LLC announced Thursday it plans to invest 100 million to increase the production of its industrial gases plant in Delaware. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929934&source=RSS Bomb at train station had big effect on small business in Elizabeth Honored pizzeria Santillo's has lost almost all of its customers Santillo's Brick Oven Pizzeria and Bakery owner Al Santillo was having a good month. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160922/NJBIZ01/160929934&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160921/NJBIZ01/160929948&source=RSS Memorial Sloan Kettering partnering with N.J. organizations to help employees with cancer As more regional health care providers focus on cancer care, one of the biggest brands in the field is ramping up efforts to guide patients through its doors by establishing better relationships with employers. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160921/NJBIZ01/160929948&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160921/INDINSIGHTS/160929963&source=RSS Industry Insights New Jersey continues to be ready to address Zika With the summer season coming to a close, we are reminding the public that New Jersey has been aggressively responding to the potential threat of the Zika virus since early this year. This remains a priority as we learn more about Zika and continue to collaborate with our partners in a unified effort to protect the public from mosquito-borne. . . Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160921/INDINSIGHTS/160929963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160921/INDINSIGHTS/160929964&source=RSS Smart regulations needed to preserve freight rail's economic impact in N.J. With 17 railroads annually carrying more than 43 million tons of cargo through the state, the freight rail industry plays a tremendous role in powering New Jersey's economy. But several proposed rules that ignore the industry's strong safety record are threatening freight rail's ability to support the state's economic future. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160921/INDINSIGHTS/160929964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160920/NJBIZ01/160929984&source=RSS Trenton marketing solutions provider acquires RedShark Trenton-based The Hibbert Group, a marketing solutions provider, has acquired The RedShark Group, Graphic Arts Advisors LLC announced Monday. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160920/NJBIZ01/160929984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160920/NJBIZ01/160929986&source=RSS Lime Energy receives contract with N.J. clean energy program Lime Energy Co. announced Monday it has been awarded a multiyear direct install contract with New Jersey&#8217s Clean Energy Program to deliver energy efficiency solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses in the Garden State. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160920/NJBIZ01/160929986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919813&source=RSS Micronet Enertec gets purchase order for defense systems Micronet Enertec Technologies Inc. announced Monday that its aerospace and defense wholly-owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd. , was awarded a 900,000 purchase order to develop, produce and supply a defense system for an Israeli-based defense and aerospace contractor. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919813&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919815&source=RSS Former CEO of Jersey insurers joins Alliant, along with his two firms The former CEO of New Jersey-based insurance firms C. A. Rogers Group and Charles A. Rogers Inc. has joined a California-based insurance services company to work in the Northeast region of its middle market division. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919815&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919816&source=RSS Former Winick Realty exec opens own firm A former executive with Winick Realty Group has opened his own boutique firm in Holmdel, he announced recently. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919816&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919817&source=RSS Oritani Bank names EVP Oritani Bank announced Monday that it has promoted Louis A. Manderino to executive vice president, chief credit officer. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919817&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919818&source=RSS N.J. Realtors cuts ribbon on new Trenton headquarters New Jersey Realtors, the nonprofit organization comprised of members from the state&#8217s real estate community, formally cut the ribbon last week on its new 8 million headquarters in Trenton. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919818&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919819&source=RSS Video Footage of explosive device found near Elizabeth train station detonating while being examined Update Here is a video of an explosive device found near the Elizabeth train station detonating while it was being examined by a bomb robot early Monday morning. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919819&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919830&source=RSS Explosive device found by Elizabeth train station detonates while being examined no injuries An explosive device found near the Elizabeth train station Sunday night detonated while being examined by a bomb robot early Monday morning, town officials and the FBI said. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/160919830&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/309199995&source=RSS GOING YARD At Rutgers, the transformation of the College Avenue Campus is coming into focus When Rutgers opened its football season on the road against the University of Washington earlier this month, it marked the start of a new era at the College Avenue Campus. An era that has nothing to do with the university's football team or its new head coach. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160919/NJBIZ01/309199995&source=RSS