NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:52:36 EST Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:52:36 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219963&source=RSS Multiple reports say Christie will suspend presidential campaign Gov. Chris Christie is going to suspend his presidential campaign following a poor performance in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, according to multiple news reports. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219964&source=RSS N.J. business community reacts to apparent end of Christie's presidential run Members of the state's business community were largely complimentary of Gov. Chris Christie and his presidential campaign Wednesday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219967&source=RSS Boston firm spending 40.2M to buy, renovate Jersey City affordable housing community WinnDevelopment will pay 40. 2 million to acquire and renovate 131 units of affordable housing in Jersey City, the Boston-based firm announced. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219967&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219968&source=RSS UNUSUAL N.J. teens stop school bus after driver suffers medical emergency A school bus driver suffered a medical emergency while driving students to school Wednesday morning and a 15-year-old helped him bring the vehicle to a stop, according to a news release from township police. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219968&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219969&source=RSS U.S. Burger King unveils hot dogs The self-proclaimed king of burgers now has hot dogs on the menu for the first time in its 62-year history. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219969&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219970&source=RSS N.J. Construction begins on Route 80 ramp from Route 46 in April A major bridge demolition and reconstruction project will close the Route 80 ramp from Route 46 starting in April, according to the state Department of Transportation. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219971&source=RSS BUSINESS Sears announces it's closing at least 50 stores Sears doesn't want to waste any time. The retailer announced that it planned to accelerate the closing of at least 50 unprofitable stores. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219971&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219972&source=RSS Employment Horizons appoints new executive director Employer Horizons Inc. , a provider of job placement and training for special needs individuals, announced Wednesday that Matthew Putts has been appointed its new executive director. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219973&source=RSS Laundry's growing importance to health care industry is paying off in big way for companies in N.J. Once just another line on the vendor list, the commercial linen industry is suddenly finding itself at the VIP table in the health care market &#8212 and there are only a few key players. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219974&source=RSS BNY Mellon's Pershing appoints chief operating officer Jersey City-based Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company and provider of global financial business solutions, announced Wednesday that Lori Hardwick has been appointed its new chief operating officer, effective Feb. 29. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219975&source=RSS AtlantiCare opening Camden urgent care site AtlantiCare is opening its third Camden County urgent care location, its 10th in the state, in Clementon on Wednesday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219976&source=RSS Treato appoints new chief commercial officer Treato, an Israeli-based online source for insights on health care with U. S. offices in Princeton and New York, announced Wednesday that it has appointed Greg Gallo as its new chief commercial officer. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219977&source=RSS Amicus Therapeutics hires two to its exec leadership team Cranbury-based Amicus Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, has strengthened its executive team by hiring two people with extensive experience in rare diseases. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219978&source=RSS Newark chemical company cited by OSHA faces 72K in fines A Newark maker of flavor and fragrance products faces more than 72,000 in fines after an investigation by the U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219979&source=RSS BioNJ gala celebrates New Jersey's impact on the life sciences industry BioNJ held its ninth annual gala dinner last week and presented awards for key drug approvals and achievements in the life sciences industry. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219980&source=RSS Westwood Women's Health Center now part of Inspira Medical Group Westwood Women's Health Center has joined Inspira Medical Group, and will continue to serve the community it has for more than 30 years, according to a statement. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219981&source=RSS Trinitas hospital names new chairman of the board Trinitas Regional Medical Center announced a new board chair in Victor Richel, a banking executive, who replaced Sister Rosemary Moynihan. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219982&source=RSS NJBIA blasts 15 minimum wage proposal as 'direct hit' on small businesses New Jersey Business Industry Association CEO and President Michele Siekerka says proposals for a 15 minimum wage recently put forth by some New Jersey lawmakers &#8220will impact the state's economic climate and be a direct hit on New Jersey's small businesses. &#8221 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219983&source=RSS N.J. posts small January jobs gain, ADP says New Jersey added only 2,800 jobs in January, its lowest gain in three months, according to the latest report from payroll and human resources company ADP. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219984&source=RSS ICMYI The money municipalities don't know they have coming #8212 How Airbnb could impact the New Jersey economy Suzanne and Jeffrey Cameron bought their three-story townhouse with a garden apartment in Jersey City back in 1998, when they were looking for a place for them and their two young boys that was near New York City. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160210/NJBIZ01/160219984&source=RSS