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Clifford Goldman, 75, dies; was NJ treasurer from 1976-82

Clifford Goldman, New Jersey state treasurer from 1976 to 1982 and a principal architect of the Byrne administration's school finance reform package...

And Emplify makes three: Edison Partners invests $7.5M more in Midwest

Edison Partners is leading a $7.5 million growth investment in Emplify, the company announced Monday.

ZenFi Networks, Cross River Fiber complete merger

ZenFi Networks announced Monday it has completed its merger with Morristown-based Cross River Fiber, which will now operate as ZenFi Networks.

MSNJ signs on for 7-state medical society health exchange

The Medical Society of New Jersey and those of six other states have formed the Health Equity Network for Change, the group announced Monday.

West Essex Graphics expands in Fairfield

West Essex Graphics has expanded its Fairfield facility, the company said Monday.

Rutgers opens $115M chemistry research building

Rutgers University on Friday officially opened its new four-story, $115 million square Chemistry and Chemical Biology Building.

EDA, governor's office award $900K to grow local innovation economies

The governor’s office and Economic Development Authority are awarding nine grants of $100,000 each to local communities, aimed at fostering the...

Legislators seek to boost state's failing malls, office parks

State lawmakers want to tweak one of New Jersey's oldest redevelopment laws to give a shot in the arm to vacant and underused malls and corporate...

Assembly committee approves bill for student fee transparency

Lawmakers want New Jersey's colleges and universities to be transparent about how they spend and collect mandatory student fees, reviving a similar...

Curaleaf releases first strain-specific vape concentrate in NJ

Curaleaf New Jersey on Friday said it has released the first cannabis strain-specific vape concentrate available in New Jersey.

S3 Agency expands S Free program for startups

Startups looking for some free marketing assistance take note: Boonton-based The S3 Agency, which bills itself as “The New York Agency in New...

Lawmakers looking to jump-start hemp industry in NJ

New Jersey lawmakers want to create a pilot program that would explore building out the hemp industry in the state.

Soligenix treatment chosen for NIH accelerator program

The National Institutes of Health has selected Soligenix Inc. for its Commercialization Accelerator Program, the Princeton-based biopharmaceutical...

Part owner of High Times brands joins NJCBA board

Cannabis industry veteran Nicholas Zitelli has joined the board of the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association, it was announced Friday.

Lawmakers seek to close United tax break; airline says it may look to other hubs

State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to raise taxes on United Airlines in order to help finance the extension of the PATH Train to Newark...

B&G to sell Pirate Brands to Hershey for $420M

B&G Foods Inc. said Thursday it is selling its Pirate Brands business to The Hershey Co. for $420 million in cash, subject to customary closing and...

NJ Transit 'confident' it will meet PTC deadline, Diegnan says

New Jersey Transit officials said they are two-thirds of the way complete with the installation of positive train control, a federally mandated...

Bayer exec exiting to lead new Sanofi unit in NJ

The head of Bayer’s pharmaceuticals division is leaving the company and coming to New Jersey to head up a new global business unit for Sanofi...

Interest groups spent record $74M in 2017 election, watchdog reports

Twenty-five special interest groups spent more than $74 million during the 2017 election, according to a report by the New Jersey Election Law...

Rutgers selects Klein as first Gloria Steinem chair

Best-selling author, feminist and human rights advocate Naomi Klein has been selected as the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture...

Ocean Resort AC offering free rooms for those affected by Florence

Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City said it will offer free accommodations to anyone residing in the Hurricane Florence impact zone who’s...

New app aims to help fight opioid epidemic

Pulling from his own experience of addiction and recovery, Brian McAlister knows the hardest times to stay sober are when the meetings are over and...

$95.7M wagered at NJ sportsbooks in August

Sports betting soared to over $95 million in the month of August, bringing the total at New Jersey's sportsbooks to just shy of $152 million since...

Tunnel project 'political hostage,' Gateway trustee says

The $12 billion Hudson River Tunnel project has been reduced to a “political hostage in Washington” under the Trump administration,...

Prudential CEO Strangfeld to retire; Lowrey named as successor

John Strangfeld is retiring as CEO of Prudential Financial Inc. at the end of November and will be replaced by Charles Lowrey, currently executive...

Small businesses air gripes at Office of Advocacy roundtable

When commercial fisherman Brick Wenzel had to reapply for his aquaculture permit four years ago, the application ballooned from three pages to 127.

High Tech High School sets high bar in Secaucus

The $150 million High Tech High School in Secaucus officially opened its doors to students Tuesday on the 20-acre Frank J. Gargiulo Campus.

Former Mack-Cali CEO Rudin to head Savills Studley

Former Mack-Cali Realty Corp. CEO and Vice Chairman Mitchell Rudin is joining Savills Studley as president, Savills Chairman and CEO Mitchell Steir announced Wednesday.

NJ health department receives $4.9M HHS grant

The federal government has awarded a $4.9 million Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant to the New Jersey Department of Health, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, both Democrats, announced Wednesday.

Marquis Health acquires nursing facility, plans renovation

Brick-based Tryko Partners LLC has acquired ManorCare Health Services-New Providence from Quality Care Properties Inc., with plans for immediate renovations of the property.

Campbell appoints new head of R&D

Campbell Soup Co. has appointed Craig Slavtcheff vice president and head of research and development.

Incentives proposed for expanding NJ apprenticeships

On Thursday, the Senate Labor Committee will consider Senate Bill 2556, which would create the Joint Apprenticeship Incentive Grant Program, aimed specifically at incentivizing the state’s manufacturing and advanced technology sectors to create more apprenticeships.

Feds approve Teva's new opioid treatment therapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Parsippany-based Teva Pharmaceuticals’ new dosage for under-the-tongue drug Cassipa, which is used for maintenance and treatment of opioid addiction, federal regulators announced.

How NJ schools fared across other Best College categories

U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best College rankings placed Princeton University in the No. 1 spot for national universities, but New Jersey schools made a number of appearances throughout the annual evaluation.

SBA August loan approvals hit $86M

The U.S. Small Business Administration last month approved 216 loans for $86.3 million in New Jersey, according to newly released data from the New Jersey District Office.

NJEdge adds 7 to board

NJEdge, the nonprofit research and education organization, has named seven appointees to its board of trustees, including the presidents of three New Jersey universities.

BML expands food and beverage clientele with Sky Valley

Sky Valley Foods has chosen Florham Park-based BML Public Relations as its agency of record, BML announced Tuesday.

Millennial exodus from NJ? Not so fast, NJPP argues

A millennial exodus out of New Jersey, driven by high taxes and cost of living? That’s not entirely the case, according to a new report by the advocacy group New Jersey Policy Perspectives.

Glenn tapped CMO at Hackensack Meridian

Hackensack Meridian Health has named Rose Glenn senior vice president and chief marketing officer, effective Sept. 24.

Bubbakoo’s slated for further expansion with Long Branch deal

Bubbakoo’s Burritos is Jersey through and through, and the chain is expanding up the shore to Long Branch.

Lands' End opens first standalone NJ store

Outerwear retailer Lands’ End opened its first standalone store in New Jersey on Monday in Bridgewater at Chimney Rock Crossing, a shopping center which opened this spring.

8 from NJ top US News best colleges list

Eight schools from New Jersey have topped the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, including Princeton University coming in at number 1.

Rutgers-VNA collaboration awarded home health grant

Rutgers University and VNA Health Group will receive a 2018 home health research grant from the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation.

Lord & Taylor closing Monmouth Mall store

After nearly 30 years, the Lord & Taylor store at the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown is slated to close in January.

Lawrenceville School tops in SAT scores among private NJ institutions

The 2018-19 SAT scores are in for about 224,000 students attending the more than 1,400 private schools in New Jersey, and the highest in-state result belongs to The Lawrenceville School, which tallied a whopping 1460, according to the website Private School Review.

National firm Lydecker Diaz comes to NJ

Miami-based law firm Lydecker Diaz opened its first New Jersey office Thursday in Jersey City.

EPA awards $84.5M to NJ for water infrastructure

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it has awarded nearly $84.5 million to New Jersey to help finance water infrastructure projects. The funds will primarily be used to upgrade wastewater and drinking water systems throughout the state.

Edison Partners leads $10M investment

Princeton-based Edison Partners said it is leading a $10 million growth investment in IT monitoring integration company Blue Medora.

Hollister hires Schlesier to oversee estimating

Hollister Construction Services has added Bruce Schlesier as vice president of estimating, the construction management firm announced Thursday.

Health department: 146 applications received for ATCs

The Department of Health received 146 applications from 106 organizations interested in operating one of six new Alternative Treatment Centers up for licensure, the governor’s office announced.

NJHA launches data and informatics center

The New Jersey Hospital Association has unveiled a new data and informatics center with the aim of better understanding some of the state’s most pressing health challenges.

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