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Amazon plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers

Amazon plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers

Hospital merger smoothed by plan to share leadership, CEOs say

Hospital merger smoothed by plan to share leadership, CEOs say

Sports betting bill heads to Christie's desk after Assembly approval

Sports betting bill heads to Christie’s desk after Assembly approval

North Jersey News

Jersey City clinical trial company names new CFO

TrialScope, a Jersey City-based provider of clinical trial solutions and services, announced Tuesday that it has named Richard Aguinaldo its chief financial officer. Read More »»

The next generation takes the reins at DialAmerica

DialAmerica, a Mahwah-based teleservices company, announced Monday that it has promoted Christopher Conway from chief financial officer to president and chief operating officer, while Arthur Conway has assumed the titles of chairman and chief executive officer. Read More »»

Star-Ledger leases space at One Gateway Center in Newark

The Star-Ledger newspaper, which this summer sold its longtime home in Newark, is leasing 9,076 square feet of office space in that city's One Gateway Center, according to building owner Advance Realty. Read More »»

Open up and say 'growth' — Milestone hopes Italian exec, investment bolster key dental product

Milestone Scientific Inc. of Livingston is looking to expand sales of its flagship product, the Wand — a computer-controlled device used by dentists to reduce the discomfort that patients feel during the injection of anesthesia to numb a tooth. Read More »»

Elected officials back Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension

At the Exchange Place Light Rail Stop in Jersey City on Monday, city Mayor Steven Fulop and Englewood Mayor Frank Huttle were joined by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Secaucus) in announcing their support for extending the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail northward into Bergen County. Read More »»

Real estate firm arranges $3.6M sale of Jersey City apartment building

The commercial real estate investment services firm Marcus & Millichap arranged the sale of a 19-unit apartment building located in Jersey City, according to Brian C. Hosey, regional manager of the firm's New Jersey office. Read More »»

Exec returns to Horizon to fill newly created post

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced Monday that Dr. Minal Patel is rejoining it as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. Read More »»

Goldstein Group arranges sale of 13,000 sq. ft. building in Montclair

The real estate brokerage firm The Goldstein Group announced Monday that it has arranged the sale of a 13,000-square-foot, three-story building in Montclair, according to President Chuck Lanyard. Read More »»

Specialty hospital network is growing in the Phillipsburg region

Specialized hospital network Coordinated Health announced Saturday that it is expanding its patient services in western New Jersey starting Monday, with plans to grow even more. Read More »»

premium content Today's Business (yes, that's the name) finds a niche

Old-school service is a key to growth for digital marketing firm

Even with the more than 20 employees Today's Business has, its trio of 26-year-old founders still handle 99 percent of the business development. Read More »»

premium content New-age profit sharing: Why some feel 'Shared Economy' concept is a viable business model in N.J.

It's a quaint idea: running next door to borrow baking flour or asking to use a neighbor's lawn mower. Now imagine the Internet has simply expanded the size of that neighborhood infinitely. What you get are the seeds for the sharing economy of the 21st century. Read More »»

premium content New N.J. location will enable GAF to raise the roof on expectations

Some would say relocating a $2.7 billion company from a 99-acre campus to a single 330,000-square-foot building isn't the right move in a perception-driven business environment. Read More »»

Horizon's newest Medicare Advantage plan encourages use of 'patient-centered' practices

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is offering a new Medicare Advantage plan that has lower out-of-pocket costs and more coordinated care when members choose doctors in Horizon's network of patient-centered practices, the largest such network in New Jersey. Read More »»

Amazon plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers

Amazon will be hiring 80,000 seasonal workers this year, representing a 14 percent increase from last year's seasonal hire of 70,000 people. Read More »»

Rockaway, Livingston malls get new marketing, business development leader

Simon, the real estate company specializing in retail destinations, announced Thursday that it has named Maria Gregorius its area director of marketing and business development for two North Jersey malls. Read More »»

Updated: Lladro warehouse renamed Tri-State Commerce Center after sale

(Editor's note: This report was updated at 2:30 p.m. with additional details about the transaction.) An Iowa real estate company has purchased the former Lladro distribution center in Moonachie and is rebranding it as Tri-State Commerce Center with the help of commercial real estate brokerage CBRE. Read More »»

Hartz Mountain expands its holdings in the Southeast

Hartz Mountain Industries announced Thursday that it has acquired more than 3.35 million square feet of warehouse space in three major southeastern markets. Read More »»

Honeywell sees sales, earnings rise in Q3

Honeywell on Friday announced that its sales and earnings rose in the third quarter of 2014 from the year-earlier period. Read More »»

Hospital merger smoothed by plan to share leadership, CEOs say

The path to the merger deal announced Thursday between Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health was smoothed to a large degree by having Robert C. Garrett, CEO of Hackensack, and John K. Lloyd, CEO of Meridian, share the leadership for two and a half years following the systems' merger into Hackensack Meridian Health. Read More »»

Sports betting bill heads to Christie’s desk after Assembly approval

The Assembly resoundingly voted 73-4 in favor of legislation Thursday that would lift the state’s ban on sports betting and effectively pave the way for casinos and racetracks to begin taking wagers on games. Read More »»

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Should New Jersey hospitals have the option to refuse to care for those suffering from Ebola, sending them to more critical care facilities instead?

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