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Member News – Archer & Greiner P.C.

October 30th, 2014 — The Supreme Court of New Jersey has appointed Anthony R. La Ratta, Partner with the law firm of Archer & Greiner P.C., to the Court’s District IV Ethics Committee, which handles complaints regarding attorney ethics in Camden and Gloucester Counties. …

Member News – The Provident Bank

October 30th, 2014 — The Provident Bank celebrated its grand opening of the Teachers Village branch, located at 222 Halsey Street, Newark on Saturday, October 25.  Newark Councilwoman, Gayle Chaneyfield, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony alongside executives from The Provident Bank.  Other festivities …

Member News – Inserra Supermarkets

October 30th, 2014 — The Inserra Family/Inserra Supermarkets and Haworth Mayor John Dean DeRienzo were honored at the 17th Annual Awards Celebration and Sustainable Seafood Fest hosted by Hackensack Riverkeeper. The organization is the independent, non-governmental clean water and conservation advocate for the Hackensack …

What Is The Cost of Open Space?

October 30th, 2014 — On Tuesday, New Jersey voters will decide whether to divert $150 million from corporate business taxes collected away from environmental cleanup programs to the preservation of open space.   The last time voters weighed in on open space was in 2009 …

Member News – The Mironov Group

October 24th, 2014 — The Mironov Group, LLC, Certified Public Accountants & Consultants, is pleased to announce four promotions in its Edison, NJ office. Terry Alessi, CPA; Sebastiano Banchitta, CPA; and Kristin H. Fee, CPA, were promoted to managers. Rochelle Kimmins, MBA, CPA, CFP©, …

Member News – TD Bank

October 24th, 2014 — TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has promoted Benjamin Yu as Assistant Vice President, Sales and Service Manager of the Hoboken store located at 47 Newark St. in Hoboken, N.J. He is responsible for new business development, consumer and business …

Member News – NJIT

October 24th, 2014 — The School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features NJIT in the new 2015 edition of The Best 296 Business Schools …

Member News – LeClairRyan

October 24th, 2014 — After a series of delays, businesses are finally being exposed to the full impact of extensive Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations—and many are expected to fall short of compliance, warns James P. Anelli, a shareholder in the national law firm …

Member News – Valley National Bank

October 24th, 2014 — Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp provided a $2.5 million line of credit to support the expansion and growth of Community Access Unlimited, Inc. (CAU). CAU is an Elizabeth-based non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive network of …

Member News – Holy Name Medical Center

October 24th, 2014 — A 9-year-old boy from a Kazakhstan orphanage, born with his hands turned at a 90-degree angle from his arms, is getting life-altering surgery by an orthopedist at Holy Name Medical Center. Boris Oborin underwent the procedure on October 13 to …

Protecting Your Business From Cyber Attacks

October 24th, 2014 — With recent news of data breaches, on-line scams and theft, now is a good time to remind members of a New Jersey program available to businesses and residents to help deal with the problem.  Administered through the New Jersey Division …

Member News – Sun National Bank

October 17th, 2014 — Sun Bancorp, Inc. and its primary subsidiary, Sun National Bank announced the addition of two seasoned Commercial Real Estate (CRE) lending veterans to its commercial banking leadership team. Paul H. Ciancimino, with more than 40 years of commercial lending experience, …

Member News – Berkeley College

October 17th, 2014 — Eileen Loftus-Berlin, JD, has been appointed Vice President, Budgeting and Student Accounts, at Berkeley College. In this role, she will lead budgeting activities and oversee the Office of Student Accounts at all Berkeley College locations.  “Ms. Loftus-Berlin has overseen Student …

Member News – The Hunter Group

October 17th, 2014 — The Bergen area chapter of Business Networking International (BNI) selected Hunter Group CPA LLC Supervisor Christopher Martin, CPA as Vice President, effective October 1, 2014. Christopher will serve for one year.  As Vice President of the “Achieving Advantage” chapter, Christopher …

Member News – Meridian Health/HackensackUMC

October 17th, 2014 — Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network announced a mutual agreement to enter into discussions to merge the health systems that will result in one, integrated health care delivery system to better meet the needs of the communities served and …

Looking to Expand Or Sell Products Overseas? – New Jersey Can Help

October 17th, 2014 — If you are not familiar with the State Trade Export Promotion or STEP program, supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and administered by the New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC), then you may want to continue reading to evaluate …

Member News – Montclair State University

October 10th, 2014 — Are you a woman looking to grow your business, or start a new venture? Do you want to be more entrepreneurial within a large company? Are you a student who aspires to be an entrepreneur? On Oct. 15, Montclair State …

Member News – AmeriHealth New Jersey

October 10th, 2014 — AmeriHealth New Jersey announced that Mr. Ryan Petrizzi has been named vice president of consumer markets and sales operations. Mr. Petrizzi will be responsible for end-to-end oversight and accountability of consumer markets, membership growth and retention within the consumer markets …

Member News – CohnReznick LLP

October 10th, 2014 — CohnReznick LLP released “Retail and Consumer Products: Protecting Against the Enemies You Cannot See,” which discusses cybersecurity and alternative methods to mitigate and transfer risk. For this piece, CohnReznick partnered with CohnReznick UIC Insurance Consulting, LLC, which is a joint …

Member News – NJIT

October 10th, 2014 — New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) ranked fourth among all public research universities in the U.S. for mid-career earnings/salary of graduates with a bachelor’s degree, according to PayScale’s latest college salary report. NJIT’s No. 4 ranking places it behind only …

Member News – LeClairRyan

October 10th, 2014 — National law firm LeClairRyan announced the launch of a new blog exploring the full range of legal issues in the fast-growing—but heavily regulated—franchise world. “Franchise Alchemy,” which went live at www.franchisealchemy.com on October 6, will be written by members of …

Member News – TD Bank

October 10th, 2014 — TD Bank has promoted Jason M. Cocco to Vice President, Store Manager of the Cross Keys store located at 2700 Route 42 in Sicklerville, N.J. He is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing …

Get A Head Start on NJSTART – New Jersey’s New E-Procurement System

October 10th, 2014 — Why not take advantage of the more than $6 billion in goods and services New Jersey purchases from the private sector each year. The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) was the first business association to partner with …

Paid Sick Leave Debate Begins In Trenton

October 10th, 2014 — On Thursday, the Assembly Labor Committee heard testimony from more than forty interested stakeholders on a bill which would mandate paid sick time off to employees ranging from 5 to 9 days depending on size of the company and hours …

Member News – Palisades Medical Center

October 3rd, 2014 — The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association have recognized Palisades Medical Center with their Get With The Guidelines® Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Awards for the Medical Center’s treatment of heart failure and stroke patients.  “Palisades Medical Center is dedicated to making our …

Member News – CohnReznick

October 3rd, 2014 — Paul Urban has joined CohnReznick LLP, the 10th largest accounting, tax, and advisory firm in the U.S., as a managing director with CohnReznick Advisory Group, specializing in enterprise information management and business intelligence to help clients improve and protect their …

Member News – Mariner’s Bank

October 3rd, 2014 — Beginning October 1st and continuing for five weeks thereafter, Mariner’s Bank will host a food drive for families within Bergen County.  Through partnership with The Center for Food Action, Mariner’s Bank is committed to making a positive impact for families in …

Member News – HackensackUMC Foundation

October 3rd, 2014 — Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the seventh annual Designer Showhouse of New Jersey will open with a preview party on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. This year’s Showhouse is located at 11 Sawmill Road in Saddle River, …

Member News – McCarter & English

October 3rd, 2014 — Lanny S. Kurzweil, Esq. of McCarter & English has been named Best Lawyers’ Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Newark in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 referral guide. Mr. Kurzweil represents oil, chemical, financial services, and manufacturing companies; …

“Inversion” Legislation Clears Assembly Committee

October 3rd, 2014 — On Thursday, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee cleared legislation which would prohibit corporations that reorganize overseas from qualifying for state contracts and/or state incentives.  Inverted domestic corporations are defined as those corporations previously incorporated in the United States …

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