NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Thu, 07 May 2015 01:08:23 EST Thu, 07 May 2015 01:08:23 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509889&source=RSS Stamping a legacy Somerset-based manufacturer MICRO celebrates 70 years Originally founded as Micro Stamping Corporation in 1945, Somerset-based MICRO, a contract manufacturer of medical devicesinsert molding and fabricated tube assemblies, celebrates its 70th year of operation in the state. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509890&source=RSS Uptick in tax revenues could impact court fight over pension payments Gov. Chris Christie&#8217s administration said yesterday that state tax collections could come in as much as 200 million above projections before the current fiscal year ends, and that the extra revenue will be added to the payment into the public-employee pension system that the state is scheduled to make in June. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509891&source=RSS Apple's Ahrendts emerges as top-paid U.S. woman, with 83 million Angela Ahrendts, Apple's senior vice president of retail and online stores, was the highest-paid female executive in the U. S. last year. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509892&source=RSS N.J. moves to ensure produced labled 'local' is from Jersey New Jersey is cracking down on the practice of out-of-state farm and dairy produce being sold under the label of local. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509893&source=RSS ICYMI Are shoes the news in the Bridgegate scandal all of a sudden? Picture a pair of pink heels with perfect plastic bows behind a podium, atop a purple stepstool fit for a preschool classroom. Now fill &#8217em with a 42-year-old mother of four declaring her innocence against seven counts of conspiracy, fraud and civil rights offenses that could land her in prison for up to 20 years. Suddenly, the shoes. . . Wed, 06 May 2015 08:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509894&source=RSS Most-read Diaz Foods wants to build second distribution hub in N.J. Diaz Foods &#8212 one of the largest distributors of Hispanic products in the U. S. , with more than 200 million in revenue and over 500 employees &#8212 is looking again at New Jersey to expand its business. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509895&source=RSS Catalytic converter recycler exercises buy option on Elizabeth site A recycler of catalytic converters has purchased a 75,600-square-foot distribution facility in Elizabeth, according to Bussel Realty Corp. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509896&source=RSS Morris Plains medical device company promotes president to CEO Morris Plains-based Temptime Corporation, which provides time-temperature indicators to the health care industry, has promoted its president to chief executive officer, it said Tuesday. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509897&source=RSS Health commissioner approves Saint Clare's sale to Prime New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd has approved the sale of Saint Clare's Health System to Prime Healthcare Services Inc. , according to two letters sent Monday from the Department of Health to the system. Wed, 06 May 2015 08:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150506/NJBIZ01/150509897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509919&source=RSS Most-read Experts at Rutgers real estate conference tout public-private partnerships in building Gold Coast Carl Goldberg knows it takes stability and support from a local government to bring a development project to the finish line &#8212 and he has a walking, talking case study named Richard Turner. Tue, 05 May 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509919&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509920&source=RSS Are shoes the news in the Bridgegate scandal all of a sudden? Picture a pair of pink heels with perfect plastic bows behind a podium, atop a purple stepstool fit for a preschool classroom. Now fill &#8217em with a 42-year-old mother of four declaring her innocence against seven counts of conspiracy, fraud and civil rights offenses that could land her in prison for up to 20 years. Suddenly, the shoes. . . Tue, 05 May 2015 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509920&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509921&source=RSS Somerset PR firm to work with UC Berkeley to promote social science prizes Somerset-based public relations firm Tartaglia Communications LLC has been hired to handle the communications program for new social science research prizes awarded by the University of California, Berkeley. Tue, 05 May 2015 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509922&source=RSS Oncobiologics opens manufacturing facility in Cranbury Oncobiologics Inc. , a biotherapeutics company, announced Monday that it has completed construction of its commercial launch manufacturing facility at its headquarters in Cranbury. Tue, 05 May 2015 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509923&source=RSS O'Connor Davies merges with New Jersey accounting firm O'Connor Davies LLP has bolstered its New Jersey presence, thanks to a merger with a longtime Livingston accounting firm, it announced Monday. Tue, 05 May 2015 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509924&source=RSS Success of government's ACO pilot could mean changes in Medicare shared savings program The federal government said Monday that its innovative Medicare pilot, the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization, has both saved money and delivered high-quality care, and that elements of Pioneer will be incorporated into the larger Medicare shared savings ACO program that now involves more than 400 health care organizations in the U. S. ,. . . Tue, 05 May 2015 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509925&source=RSS Valley Health System expands in Paramus, leasing 74K sq. ft. at Mack-Cali site The Valley Health System of Ridgewood has expanded its Paramus footprint with a 10-year lease for 73,978 square feet at the Mack-Cali Centre III in Paramus. Tue, 05 May 2015 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509925&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509927&source=RSS Poll Most N.J. residents believe Christie not honest about Bridgegate The first poll to be released following last week&#8217s federal charges in the Bridgegate scandal indicates that most New Jersey residents believe Gov. Chris Christie has not been completely honest about his knowledge of the politically motivated 2013 lane closures. Tue, 05 May 2015 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509928&source=RSS NJBIZ.com experiences technical difficulties Due to an issue with the NJBIZ website service provider, NJBIZ. com was offline for a large part of Monday. This outage affected dozens of news websites nationwide, including those operated by Journal Multimedia, NJBIZ&#8217s parent company. The outage unfortunately delayed our Daily e-newsletter on Monday afternoon and prevented us from updating. . . Tue, 05 May 2015 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150505/NJBIZ01/150509928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150504/NJBIZ01/150509944&source=RSS Is the hope for cheap gas this summer evaporating as prices surge? Drivers could call the past seven days the week of worry at the pump. Gas prices tickled 2. 50 a gallon and crude oil prices took a run toward 60 a barrel. Suddenly all those predictions, and hopes of a cheap gas summer seem to be evaporating with the low 2 a gallon regular that disappeared two weeks ago. Or are they? Mon, 04 May 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150504/NJBIZ01/150509944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150504/NJBIZ01/150509945&source=RSS Without aid, college still 'dream deferred' for many undocumented students Recent changes in the law let unauthorized immigrants pay in-state tuition, but without needs-based financial assistance, higher education can still be out of reach. Mon, 04 May 2015 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150504/NJBIZ01/150509945&source=RSS