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Englewood Hospital hosted learning program

April 26th, 2013 — Englewood Hospital and Medical Center recently hosted an interactive learning program called “The Systems of the Body” for fourth graders from Hoover Elementary School in Bergenfield. Guest speakers from Englewood Hospital’s medical staff educated the class about the body’s skeletal, …

Upcoming manufacturing events

April 26th, 2013 — Upcoming manufacturing events (Click here to view flyers): Please support these events which hope to connect manufacturers, education providers, county administration, chambers, etc.  The May 8 program at Morris County Vocational Technical School for PRECISION MANUFACTURING  and May 24 Regional Manufacturing …

HackensackUMC’s Breast Program receives accreditation

April 26th, 2013 — The Breast Program at HackensackUMC Receives its First Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.  Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to announce that its Breast Program has earned a full, three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program …

Mack-Cali announces award

April 26th, 2013 — Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that 105 Eisenhower Parkway at Eisenhower/280 Corporate Center in Roseland, N.J. has been awarded LEED-EB: OM 2009 Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). 105 Eisenhower Parkway joins 8 Campus Drive …

Collemi to speak for CFO Magazine series

April 26th, 2013 — Salvatore Collemi from Rothstein Kass will be one of the guest speakers for CFO Magazine’s CFO Playbook on Accounting series discussing the concept of possible mandatory audit firm rotation be implemented in the U.S. and the related implications to the …

Contributions to County Political Party Committees Down Significantly

April 26th, 2013 — In a report released this week by the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), contributions to New Jersey’s County Political Party Committees (both Democratic and Republican) are down more than 29% from 4 years ago.  From January 1 through March 31 …

Economic Stimulus Legislation Clears Another Hurdle

April 26th, 2013 — Late Thursday afternoon, the Assembly Budget Committee cleared A-3680, also known as the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013, for a  full vote in the General Assembly.  If enacted, the legislation would consolidate 5 business incentive programs into 2 …

John Galandak appears on NJ Capitol Report

April 19th, 2013 — Sat. 5/4            NJTV   6:00AM Sat. 5/4            Thirteen8:30AM Sat. 5/4            NJTV   12:00PM Sat. 5/4            NJTV   6:30PM Sat. 5/4            FiOS1  6:30PM Sun. 5/5           NJTV  8:00AM Sun. 5/5           NJTV 11:00AM Sun. 5/5   …

NJPAC announces plans for $1M grant

April 19th, 2013 — The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced today a five year, $1 million grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey to support the Arts Center’s popular Sounds of the City summer concert series and all of its Latin, Urban …

HUMC announces new HIMSS status

April 19th, 2013 — Hackensack UMC is proud to announce that it has achieved stage six of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) criteria. Only about eight percent, or 458 out of 6,000 hospitals in the nation, have achieved this unique status. “Hackensack …

Kearny Federal Savings hosts networking event

April 19th, 2013 — The Spring Lake Heights Office of Kearny Federal Savings and its Central Jersey Bank Division recently hosted the Southern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce Networking Event. Linda Talbot, Vice President and Branch Manager warmly welcomed over fifty business owners and chamber …

VP and General Counsel at St.Joseph’s, finalist in NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards program

April 19th, 2013 — Francine Halushka Katz, Esq., vice president and general counsel at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, Paterson, NJ, has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards program, Non-profit Organization category. The General Counsel of …

TD Bank named Luis Carrion manager of Ewing

April 19th, 2013 — TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has named Luis A. Carrion the Store Manager of the Ewing store located at 1620 North Olden Avenue Extension in Ewing, N.J. A Vice President, he is responsible for new business development, consumer and …

Fox Rothschild continues expansion of real estate practice building

April 19th, 2013 — Fox Rothschild Continues Expansion of Real Estate Practice Building on the momentum from a rare move earlier this year that changed the competitive landscape for the legal real estate industry in New Jersey, the real estate practice at Fox Rothschild …

NJDEP cuts red tape to help rebuilding

April 19th, 2013 — In an effort to expedite rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Sandy, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection is eliminating unnecessary red tape by enabling various types of projects to proceed under less cumbersome permit procedures, including permits by rule and general …

Trenton focuses on higher education

April 19th, 2013 — At Thursday’s Assembly Budget Committee meeting, the Secretary of Higher Education, Rochelle Hendricks, spoke about Higher Education’s proposed budget for FY14.  She was joined by Susan Cole, President of Montclair State University and Chair of the New Jersey President’s Council.   …

Legislators address members on healthcare matters

April 19th, 2013 — Earlier this week, Senators Sam Thompson, Gerald Cardinale and Assemblyman Erik Peterson discussed healthcare matters facing NJ residents and businesses at a PENPAC meeting at the CIANJ offices.  The discussion focused on issues and misperceptions surrounding the Affordable Care Act, …

Ron Ries joins WeiserMazars, LLP

April 11th, 2013 — WeiserMazars LLP, a leading accounting, tax and advisory services firm, with extensive ties to the not-for-profit sector, is strengthening its commitment to the field with the addition of Ron Ries as a Partner in its Not-for-Profit Group.  Mr. Ries brings …

HUMC celebrates 125th Anniversary

April 11th, 2013 — Hackensack University Medical Center celebrated its 125th anniversary at its Annual Joint Meeting of the Boards, together with Hackensack University Health Network, Inc., on Wednesday, March 27. Hundreds of board members, executive leaders, elected officials, physicians and staff members joined …

AmeriHealth NJ partner with Cooper University

April 11th, 2013 — AmeriHealth New Jersey and Cooper University Health Care partner to transform health care in New Jersey.  In a highly innovative move, unprecedented in New Jersey, a health insurer and a hospital system — AmeriHealth New Jersey and Cooper University Health …

United Airlines renews lease at Newark

April 11th, 2013 — United Airlines renews lease at Newark Liberty International Airport & plans facilities upgrades.  United Airlines signed a 20-year lease extension at Newark Liberty International Airport.  The Chicago-based airline says it will invest $150 million during the term of the lease …

Morris County Vocational School District invites you to preview their newest program

April 11th, 2013 — Morris County Vocational School District invites you to preview their newest program.  Throughout the past year, Morris County Vocational School District has been working with Meredith Aronson, Ph.D., Director, ManufactureNJ Talent Network, to develop a new program starting in September …

Freedom Bank Support of River Edge Run

April 11th, 2013 — Freedom Bank, headquartered in Oradell, New Jersey, is once again sponsoring the River Edge Run 5K and Healthwalk. This will mark the sixth year in a row that the bank has supported the race; Freedom Bank started its participation with …

Budget Hearings Continue in Trenton

April 11th, 2013 — April is the month to hear from the state agencies on their proposed FY 2014 budgets.  On April 10, representatives from the Economic Development Agency and the Department of Banking and Insurance testified on their budget proposals.  Representatives from the …

Assemblywoman Spencer Invites CIANJ to Share Environmental Concerns

April 11th, 2013 — Assemblywoman Grace Spencer, Chair of the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee, invited the CIANJ to participate in a meeting on April 18 to hear about industry concerns on environmental matters.  Not only is the Assemblywoman interested in hearing about …

Red Tape Review Commission to Hear About Regulatory Burdens Associated with Rebuilding Efforts

April 11th, 2013 — On April 16, the Red Tape Review Commission will hear from the public on the regulatory burdens associated with rebuilding after Sandy.  CIANJ’s President, John Galandak, the only industry representative on the Commission, will be part of the discussion.  NJ’s …

PENPAC fundraising begins

April 5th, 2013 — Last week, several Trustees of PENPAC, the CIANJ’s political action committee, met at the CIANJ offices to begin outreach to members to raise funds for PENPAC.  The goal is to raise $100,000 this year to support candidates who share our …

CIANJ meets with NJ health Commissioner

April 5th, 2013 — Earlier this week, the CIANJ met with Commissioner Mary O’Dowd of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDOHSS) to discuss ways in which to strengthen the relationship between the NJDOHSS and CIANJ.  Commissioner O’Dowd was impressed with …

Legislation to Spur Economic Growth Held in Assembly Budget Committee

April 5th, 2013 — A-3680 – “The New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013” was held in the Assembly Budget Committee yesterday without a vote.  The bill’s sponsor, Assemblyman Albert Coutinho, testified about the need to resolve outstanding issues with the legislation prior to …

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