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Doherty Enterprises, Inc.

September 27th, 2013 — Doherty Enterprises, Inc., the 10th largest franchisee and operator of New Jersey Applebee’s restaurants, recently sponsored and participated in the Fort Dix Family Day held on Sunday, August 11.  Nearly a thousand guardsmen and women and their families, comprising of …

Englewood Hospital

September 27th, 2013 — Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is pleased to announce the election of Jay C. Nadel as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation. Mr. Nadel’s term is effective as of September 24, 2013. …

TD Bank

September 27th, 2013 — TD Bank has named Kelly E. Trimble as Vice President in Commercial Lending in Cherry Hill, N.J. She is responsible for developing commercial business opportunities and managing the relationships for existing customers throughout Camden, Burlington and Mercer counties in Southern …

Net Access

September 27th, 2013 — Net Access, leading collocation and cloud solutions provider in the New York metropolitan region, announced that it has broken ground on a significant building expansion at its second Parsippany, New Jersey data center. Originally opened in late 2010, the Parsippany II facility …

Approaching the One Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

September 27th, 2013 — As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the New Jersey Legislature will hold a hearing on Monday, September 30 to hear from state officials on the progress made to date with the rebuilding efforts.  The Senate Environment …

Financial Decision Makers Gather to Discuss Staffing

September 27th, 2013 — On Thursday, business owners and financial experts gathered at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton to hear from experts, including Jeff Stoller, Assistant Commissioner at the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development, about the role of temporary staffing in our …

Business Leaders Show Their Support for PENPAC

September 27th, 2013 — Top business leaders came together earlier this week to show their support for the political arm of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) by attending a dinner at the Brownstone in Paterson, New Jersey.  Better known as …

TD Bank

September 19th, 2013 — TD Bank has promoted Erika E. Diggs to Vice President, Store Manager at the Carlls Corner store located at 41 Cornwell Drive in Bridgeton, N.J.  She is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing …

Hackensack University Medical Center

September 19th, 2013 — The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Hackensack University Medical Center as one of 37 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.  As a participant in ACS …

Beacon Trust Company/Provident Bank

September 19th, 2013 — Ms. Ana R. Cruz of Jersey City has joined Beacon Trust Company, a subsidiary of Provident Bank, as a vice president and trust officer working with the client services team to manage relationships and administer trusts for Beacon’s trust and …

Human Resources Professionals Discuss Impact of Affordable Care Act

September 19th, 2013 — At this week’s Human Resources Roundtable meeting held at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton, more than 60 human resource professionals discussed the impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, on their businesses.  The guest speakers briefed attendees …

Governor Signs New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 into Law

September 19th, 2013 — Earlier this week, Governor Christie signed into law, the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 (A-3680) ending a year-long process to get the legislation through both houses.  The good news for businesses and residents is this legislation will boost …

Members Hear from DEP Senior Managers

September 19th, 2013 — On Monday, more than 100 environmental professionals gathered at the Pines Manor in Edison as part of CIANJ’s Fall Environmental Conference to hear from senior managers within the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).  Attendees were provided with a cornucopia of …

9.18.13 Human Resources Roundtable Presentations

September 19th, 2013 — Ward Sanders Presentation – HR Roundtable 9.18.13 Denise Angleman Presentation – HR Roundtable 9.18.13

2013 Fall Environmental Conference Presentations

September 17th, 2013 — 1_JohnF(EPA) 2_MarilynL(LandUse) 3_LenRomino(Remediation) 4_KevnKratina(Remediation) 5_JaneKozinski 6_FredSickels(WaterSupply) 7_MarcediusJ(Enforcement) 8_LarrySi(Enforcement)

Archer & Greiner P.C.

September 13th, 2013 — Bill Caruso, formerly Executive Director of the New Jersey Assembly Majority Office and Chief of Staff for Congressman Rob Andrews, has joined Archer & Greiner P.C., one of New Jersey’s largest law firms, where he will concentrate on governmental and …

Kearny Federal Savings Bank

September 13th, 2013 — Kearny Federal Savings Bank was one of many businesses participating in the 2013 Greater Pascack Valley Chamber Business Expo on Tuesday, September 10th. The Expo participants had the opportunity to showcase and demonstrate their products and services and network side-by-side …

Riker Danzig

September 13th, 2013 — Riker Danzig Partner Dennis Krumholz, head of the Firm’s Environmental Practice, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Mr. Krumholz, was named one of 20 Fellows nationwide in the College’s 2013 class.  He was selected …

Hackensack University Medical Center

September 13th, 2013 — HackensackUMC officially opened its Center for Advanced Wound Care with a ceremony celebrating the state-of-the-art fully integrated outpatient department. The center has been established to provide multidisciplinary care and treatment of persons with chronic wounds and conditions that meet criteria …

New Jersey Makes Searching for New Properties Easier

September 13th, 2013 — Choose New Jersey and GIS Planning have launched a new interactive tool designed to make finding commercial properties in the Garden State faster and easier.  ChooseNJSites.com (http://www.ChooseNJSites.com) features a searchable database of available business and industrial real estate sites – …

Government Mandating Paid Sick Time?

September 13th, 2013 — Legislation (S-2866) introduced in June by Senator Loretta Weinberg and Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt would require companies employing more than 10 employees to grant one hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked.   Mayor Steve Fulop of Jersey City introduced …

New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 Heads to Governor For Signature

September 13th, 2013 — On Thursday, the State Senate cleared A-3860, better known as the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013, by an overwhelming vote of 35-1.  The bill heads back to Governor Christie where he is expected to sign it into law.  …

NJ Sharing Network

September 6th, 2013 — Please join the NJ Sharing Network, a non-profit, federally-designated organ procurement organization, at it’s 15th Annual Golf and Tennis Classic at Baltusrol Golf Club on October 7, 2013.  The NJ Sharing Network is responsible for the recovery of organs and …

Provident Bank

September 6th, 2013 — Matthew Tresslar of Allamuchy has been named vice president of healthcare financial services at Provident Bank. Mr. Tresslar is based in the bank’s Morristown office and will be responsible for providing financial services to healthcare professionals and organizations in New …

TD Bank

September 6th, 2013 — TD Bank has named George H. Benham III as Vice President, Relationship Manager in Healthcare Finance, based in Mercerville, N.J. He is responsible for growing and managing a portfolio comprised of healthcare clients, including hospitals, long-term care providers, senior living …

Archer & Greiner P.C.

September 6th, 2013 — New additions bring decades of diverse experience to Archer & Greiner P.C. Recent additions of three highly regarded attorneys bring diverse legal experience to Archer & Greiner, one of New Jersey’s largest law firms. William J. Stack, Robert E. Schiappacasse …

USEPA Launches New Interactive Mapping Tool

September 6th, 2013 — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched an interactive web-based mapping tool that provides the public with access and information on Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) filed with EPA for major projects. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires federal agencies …

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Launches New Revitalization Program

September 6th, 2013 — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has begun accepting applications for the Stronger NJ Neighborhood and Community Revitalization (NCR) Program. The $75 million program offers financial assistance to support development and public improvement projects, main street revitalization projects and …

Assembly to Vote on Economic Stimulus Bill

September 6th, 2013 — On Monday, the Assembly is scheduled to vote yet again on A-3680, better known as the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013. The intent of the legislation is to boost and aide certain redevelopment projects in New Jersey which …

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