NJBIZ - Central Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/centralNJ Central Jersey News en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:28:56 EST Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:28:56 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209864&source=RSS N.J.'s acting attorney general joining Rutgers' administration New Jersey's longtime acting attorney general, John J. Hoffman, is headed to the world of academia. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/SFW/160209866&source=RSS Building their brand The best 'Super Bowl ads' already are on the air As the editor of NJBIZ, I hear the same concern from top executives at top companies How do I grow my brand &#8230 properly? Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/SFW/160209866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209874&source=RSS Update CEO Roman leaving AmeriHealth New Jersey Judith Roman, CEO and president of AmeriHealth New Jersey, is leaving the company after more than 11 years. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209874&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209879&source=RSS Suydam Insurance Agency joins AssuredPartners Somerset-based Suydam Insurance Agency has joined AssuredParents Inc. , according to the Lake Mary, Florida-based insurance brokerage investor. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209884&source=RSS Four companies to get Corporate Growth Award from ACG Marketsmith, Orbcomm, Petmatrix and Theorem have been selected as the 2016 Corporate Growth Award honorees by the Association for Corporate Growth NJ, the organization announced Wednesday. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160204/NJBIZ01/160209884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209897&source=RSS Democrats unveil plan for 15 minimum wage bill planned for Thursday Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblyman John Wisniewski announced Wednesday that they plan to introduce a bill that would raise New Jersey's minimum wage to 15 per hour. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209907&source=RSS Update First PARCC test results are in. How does your district rate? Common Core has been controversial, to say the least. One argument suggests standardized evaluation is necessary to mark the abilities of large groups of students, while the other says it's akin to judging a fish's ability by asking it to climb a tree. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209917&source=RSS Merck earnings rise, but sales slip in fourth quarter, full year Merck offered up some mixed financial news Wednesday as it announced fourth-quarter and full-year earnings results. While EPS exceeded Wall Street expectations, sales figures slipped, the Kenilworth-based drugmaker reported. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209932&source=RSS Aetna, Meridian to debut co-branded, tiered accountable care health plan Aetna and Meridian Health are launching a co-branded, tiered network, accountable care model health plan for employers. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160203/NJBIZ01/160209932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160202/NJBIZ01/160209937&source=RSS Law firm Goldberg Segalla opens second N.J. office The law firm of Goldberg Segalla is expanding its New Jersey presence with the opening of a second office, in Newark, it announced Tuesday. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160202/NJBIZ01/160209937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160202/NJBIZ01/160209949&source=RSS Specialty drugmaker to become newest tenant at repositioned campus in Bridgewater A biopharmaceutical firm is the latest addition to a former corporate campus in Bridgewater that is now being redeveloped by Advance Realty and CrossHarbor Capital Partners, the property owners said. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160202/NJBIZ01/160209949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160202/NJBIZ01/160209950&source=RSS Christie finishes near bottom of Iowa caucuses In the months leading up to Monday&#8217s night&#8217s Iowa caucuses, Gov. Chris Christie had not polled particularly well in the evangelical Christian-heavy state. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160202/NJBIZ01/160209950&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160209975&source=RSS N.J.-based tissue supplier relocates to Burlington WCRE announced that it has exclusively represented Trebor Inc. in relocating its 16,000-square-foot southern New Jersey-based manufacturingwarehouse facility to The Haines Center in Burlington. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160209975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160209979&source=RSS Cranbury company buys Signature Food Boards brand A New York company has sold its food boards business to a Cranbury-based firm. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160209979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160209982&source=RSS NJBIZ names Best 50 Women in Business 2016 Once again, NJBIZ is proud to honor New Jersey's most dynamic women in business with its Best 50 Women in Business awards. The Class of 2016 includes bankers, doctors, entrepreneurs and everyone in between. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160209982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160129726&source=RSS Edison Partners exits Bedminster health care solutions firm involved in merger deal Edison Partners said Monday it has successfully exited its ownership stake in a New Jersey health care cost and payment solutions firm, as part of a deal that will see the firm merge with two others. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160129726&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160129727&source=RSS Metropark thriving as submarket Flight to quality fuels drop in Class A office vacancy From his eighth-floor office in Edison, Michael DeMarco can simply look through his window to see buildings that house the likes of EisnerAmper, Prudential Financial, Microsoft and BASF Corp. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/160129727&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/302019994&source=RSS Kennedy to pharma Trials need to change America's clinical trial process is a grossly wasteful system of shelved redundancies. Once a trial enters the abyss, it's a tossup on if it makes any headway. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/302019994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/302019995&source=RSS Big or small, Trans American is in it for the long haul South Plainfield trucking company can handle all size loads Hours after the Twin Towers fell on 911, Trans American got a call relayed from officials at ground zero. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/302019995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/302019996&source=RSS Speak Easy Tiered plans just starting to be studied SpeakEasy is a running feature in NJBIZ in which we recap presentations given by key business leaders around the state at one of New Jersey's many conferences and events. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160201/NJBIZ01/302019996&source=RSS