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Berkeley welcomes new Trustees

May 31st, 2013 — Berkeley College Board Chairman Kevin L. Luing is pleased to announce the appointments of Julio C. Monroy and Angelica O. Tang to the Berkeley College Board of Trustees. Julio C. Monroy, a Berkeley College alumnus, has more than 10 years …

HUMC is first to receive special award

May 31st, 2013 — Hackensack University Medical Center becomes the first ever recipient of the American College of Radiology Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence Award. The award was presented to Harry Agress Jr., MD, FACR, Chairman Emeritus, Department of Radiology and Director, PET/CT Center …

Borst Landscaping & Design participates in “Student Sanctuary”

May 31st, 2013 — Borst Landscape & Design participated in the grand opening of the “Student Sanctuary” at Union City High School. The sanctuary is a park located in front of the high school for all the students to enjoy and learn about how …

Former EPA Head, Lisa Jackson, Joins Apple, Inc.

May 31st, 2013 — Lisa Jackson, former EPA Administrator and former Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, has joined Apple Corporation in a newly created executive position to handle environmental matters.  Ms. Jackson hopes to take a “bite out” of Apple’s …

CIANJ Meets with Sandy Rebuilding Director

May 31st, 2013 — On Thursday, a small group of CIANJ members met with Marc-Philip Ferzan, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Recovery and Rebuilding, to discuss how our businesses can assist New Jersey in the rebuilding efforts.  Mr. Ferzan has been tasked …

Business & Legislative Leaders Meet One-on-One

May 31st, 2013 — The shortened work week began with the Bruce G. Siminoff Legislative One-on-One Dinner at Nanina’s In The Park where more than 100 business leaders met with legislative leaders from both sides of the aisle to discuss issues ranging from economic …

Englewood Hospital Hosts “Korean Wellness Festival”

May 24th, 2013 — Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is hosting a “Korean Wellness Festival,” offering free health screenings, wellness services and healthy lifestyle information for the Korean-American Community. The event will be held in the Medical Center’s Ferolie Gallery on Saturday, June 15 …

Kearny Savings Support Junior Achievement

May 24th, 2013 — Kearny Federal Savings and its Central Jersey Bank Division support the Junior Achievement of New Jersey and help to coordinate JA activities throughout the entire state. As a result of Kearny Federal’s commitment, two of the bank’s officers have been …

Iacullo Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

May 24th, 2013 — Montclair State University presented CIANJ board member Robert Iacullo, Executive Vice President of United Water, with its very first Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Business. The award was presented to Mr. Iacullo at the Montclair State’s School of …

EPA Adds NJ Site To Superfund List

May 24th, 2013 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. After a 2009 spill of oily material from the industrial park into the …

Trenton Week In Review

May 24th, 2013 — On Monday, the General Assembly voted favorably on A3680 (The New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013).  If enacted, this legislation will make available, $600 million for certain economic redevelopment projects, including residential projects.  The money will be distributed in …

Don’t Miss Out – Bruce G. Siminoff Legislative One-on-One Dinner

May 24th, 2013 — On Tuesday, May 28, CIANJ will be hosting the Bruce G. Siminoff  Legislative One-on-One Dinner at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. Joining CIANJ as co-hosts this year will be the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) and …

In Case You Missed It

May 16th, 2013 — Last week the Christie Administration launched a new online service to expedite permit applications.  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched a series of new online services that will allow the public to electronically apply for various permits and licenses …

Labor Related Bills Clear Assembly Committee

May 16th, 2013 — The week began with a flurry of legislative committee meetings in Trenton, including the Assembly Labor committee which cleared a bill which would penalize any company that transfers its call centers overseas by disqualifying it from any tax credits or …

Saluting Small Businesses in New Jersey

May 16th, 2013 — NJ 101.5, along with PNC Bank, are saluting small businesses throughout NJ by recognizing them on the air.  If you have a small business or if you know of a business which should be recognized for the service they provide, …

Monday’s Legislative Agenda in Trenton

May 10th, 2013 — On Monday the Senate will be voting on a variety of bills found here.  Additionally, the Assembly Labor Committee and the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee will be taking testimony on the following bills found here and here.  One bill of …

DEP Commissioner Martin questioned by Assembly Budget Committee Members

May 10th, 2013 — On Thursday, DEP Commissioner Martin was questioned by members of the Assembly Budget Committee on a variety of issues.  Assemblyman John Burzichelli focused on permit and emission fees and the transfer of Spill Act funds, Assemblyman Troy Singleton asked whether …

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Addresses Women of Influence honorees

May 10th, 2013 — More than 50 past honorees of CIANJ’s Women of Influence series gathered last Monday at Nanina’s In the Park for the first annual Chairman’s Reception. They were honored for their efforts and achievements in the areas of business, government and community outreach.  …

Chairman’s Reception Pictures

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Englewood Hospital celebrates Volunteer Week

May 3rd, 2013 — Englewood Hospital and Medical Center recently observed Volunteer Week, celebrating the 600+ volunteers, who contributed 75,000 hours of service in 2012. The Medical Center showed its appreciation for their selfless dedication, compassion and hard work during a special awards ceremony …

Riker Danzig welcomes new member to firm

May 3rd, 2013 — Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to welcome Jason D. Navarino to the Firm’s Tax Law Group.  Mr. Navarino has considerable experience in all aspects of tax law, advising both large and small business clients with respect …

WeiserMazars announces new Partner-in-Charge

May 3rd, 2013 — WeiserMazars LLP, a leading accounting, tax and advisory services firm, announced that Kenneth M. Fischer has been named as the new Partner-in-Charge of the Health Care Group, effective May 1, 2013.  Ken has over 35 years of health care industry …

Kearny Federal supports “Seniors on the Move”

May 3rd, 2013 — Kearny Federal supports 10th Annual “Seniors on the Move” Program -Bloomingdale Senior Citizen Center recently kicked off the 10th annual, six-month long “Seniors on the Move” program, where local seniors meet every week for a one mile walk, followed by …

Holy Name named “Best Place to Work in NJ”

May 3rd, 2013 — Holy Name Medical Center has been named a “Best Place to Work in New Jersey” by NJ BIZ for the eighth year in a row.  Our employees call us a “one of a kind” employer, with a “genuinely caring environment” …

Mack-Cali sold airport property

May 3rd, 2013 — Mack-Cali Realty Corporation announced it has sold its Airport property located in Little Ferry, NJ, for approximately $32.3 million. The building is a fully leased, two-story, 286,628-square-foot commercial property.  Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali, commented, “The …

The Changing Landscape of Medical Education in New Jersey

May 3rd, 2013 — With the July 1 deadline fast approaching for the merger between Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Monday’s testimony of Rutgers President Barchi before for the Senate Budget Committee meeting in Trenton will …

Members Gather to Discuss Redevelopment Projects

May 3rd, 2013 — On Thursday, more than 100 members attended the Real Property Roundtable in Newark to hear about on-going and planned redevelopment projects in Newark, Fort Lee, Hackensack and Sayreville.  Representatives from Tucker Development, O’Neill Properties and Lombardo Companies discussed the obstacles …

Sandy Relief Dollars Now Available

May 3rd, 2013 — Businesses can now apply for recovery grants of up to $50,000 through a state program which was launched earlier this week with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA).  The program, called The Stronger New Jersey Business Grant Program, will …

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