NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:22:00 EST Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929755&source=RSS N.J. Supreme Court will not hear hospitals' suit against DOBI over OMNIA The Supreme Court of New Jersey has declined to hear the case of 10 hospitals suing the state Department of Banking and Insurance in regard to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's OMNIA health plan. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929755&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929756&source=RSS How to handle the evening commute in the wake of the Hoboken crash The fatal NJ Transit train crash at the Hoboken station has already snarled both traffic and mass transit in the area surrounding the historic facility, according to published reports. That's not likely to improve as the evening rush hour arrives in North Jersey. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929756&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929757&source=RSS At least 1 dead, up to 100 hurt as NJ Transit train crashes in Hoboken, reports say At least one person was killed and as many as 100 people were hurt when an NJ Transit train plowed into the Hoboken station during rush hour Thursday morning, according to multiple published reports. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929757&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929758&source=RSS UNUSUAL McDonald's offers Halloween choco-pumpkin fries in Japan For those who can't get enough of pumpkin-flavored treats during Halloween, McDonald's Japan is offering french fries covered in pumpkin and chocolate sauce. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929758&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929759&source=RSS WORLD MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say International prosecutors say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a Buk missile that had come from Russia. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929759&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929760&source=RSS U.S. NYC bomb investigation FBI IDs men with suitcase, officials say The FBI has identified the two men seen on surveillance camera taking a suitcase that had held one of the explosive devices that failed to detonate earlier this month in Manhattan, according to law enforcement officials. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929760&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929761&source=RSS BUSINESS Walmart is making a comeback. Watch out, Amazon? Can anything stop Amazon? Don't rule out a little retailer based in Arkansas. What's its name again? Oh yeah. Walmart. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929761&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929762&source=RSS Panel debates special interests' influence on health care Reading labels and fine print is increasingly a common practice, but it still isn't enough to keep special interests out of the medical field. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929762&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929763&source=RSS N.J. has the worst business climate in the U.S., study says New Jersey has the worst business tax climate in the United States, according to a study released Wednesday. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929763&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929764&source=RSS Office building in Saddle River sells for 19.7M CBRE Group Inc. announced Thursday it has represented Mack-Cali Realty Corp. in the 19. 7 million sale of an office building in Saddle River. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929764&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929765&source=RSS Oticon names new president Oticon, a Somerset-based hearing solutions manufacturer, announced Thursday that Gary Rosenblum has been named its new president, effective Oct. 3. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929765&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929766&source=RSS Sotheby's expands luxury brand presence in Southeast Asia Sotheby&#8217s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced Thursday that it will expand its brand presence in Thailand and the Philippines. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929766&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929767&source=RSS Update NJ Transit train crashes in Hoboken at least 1 dead and scores hurt, reports say An NJ Transit train has crashed into the Hoboken station, causing extensive damage and resulting in fatalities and dozens of injuries, according to reports. This is a breaking story. We will be updating as we learn more. Latest update 1 p. m. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929767&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/INDINSIGHTS/160929768&source=RSS Peapack-Gladstone Bank CEO calls out others in industry Recently, you may have heard two troubling stories in the media about how big &#8220mega&#8221 banks approach servicing their clients. Coming on the heels of the Great Recession, these reports have caused me to become quite concerned about the state of the financial industry. So many institutions, especially strong, locally based banks like. . . Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/INDINSIGHTS/160929768&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929769&source=RSS What's next for Bart Blatstein's Showboat hotel? Developer Bart Blatstein views Showboat as a work in progress, one with unrealized potential beyond its current use as a hotel he re-opened this summer. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929769&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929770&source=RSS Money and sand Will there be enough for N.J.'s beaches? Even before hurricane Hermine threatened to strip New Jersey&#8217s beaches yet again late last summer, skeptics questioned how the state and Army Corps of Engineers can commit to spending nearly 2 billion in beach replenishment through the mid 21st century. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929770&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929771&source=RSS N.J. pension fund lost money on investments last year The fiscal year that ended in June was a rough one for New Jersey's public employee pension fund as it lost nearly 1 percent on its investments, state officials reported Wednesday. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929771&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929772&source=RSS Ciattarelli to kick off his N.J. gubernatorial campaign on Tuesday Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli R-Hillsborough will launch his Republican bid for Governor next Tuesday, and as he prepares for his launch reacted with little pressing interest in today&#8217s announcement by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929772&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929773&source=RSS Pending high court decision, Menendez trial set for 2017 A federal judge in New Jersey has set a September 2017 trial date for U. S. Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery and fraud charges. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929773&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929774&source=RSS Group drops challenge to 1.15B American Dream financing A nonprofit group opposed to public financing for American Dream Meadowlands agreed Wednesday not to challenge a court ruling upholding a 1. 15 billion bond sale for the project. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160929/NJBIZ01/160929774&source=RSS