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Inserra Supermarkets Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary with Health and Wellness Fair

September 30th, 2016 — To celebrate a 10-year anniversary of the in-store Dietitian Program, Inserra Supermarkets held a storewide Health and Wellness Fair at ShopRite of Wallington, N.J. The themed event, for all ages, featured recipe samplings, giveaways, complimentary health screenings and more. “Educating …

Member News – Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus

September 29th, 2016 — A member of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, Annmarie Simeone, has been selected by the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law to receive the 2016 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award. The …

Member News – Marks Paneth LLP

September 29th, 2016 — Marks Paneth LLP, accounting and advisory firm, signed a long-term lease for 13,823 square feet at 8 Campus Drive, located at Mack-Cali Business Campus in Parsippany, announced by the Colliers International Group Inc. Colliers’ John Cunningham led the assignment along …

Member News – CohnReznick LLP

September 29th, 2016 — Last week, CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, announced Cheryl Watson, CPA, to the Financial Services Industry Practice of CohnReznick LLP. She is working out of the Firm’s Roseland, N.J. and …

Member News – GZA GeoEnvironmental

September 29th, 2016 — GZA, a leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, has announced the promotion of Patrick Mahon to the new role of Associate Principal in the New York City office. Mahon’s work centers around geotechnical engineering and instrumentation services for infrastructure and …

Member News – Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

September 22nd, 2016 — Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP announced Peter S. Reinhart, Of Counsel to Real Estate and Redevelopment & Land Use Departments, as a new addition to its firm in the role. Mr. Reinhart is the Director of the Kislak Real …

Member News – Rutgers University

September 22nd, 2016 — Rutgers University showcased two of its best startup inventions at University Startup Demo Day, in Washington, D.C., earlier this week. Two new companies, Celvive Inc., and XPEED Turbine Technology, LLC, (XTT) presented in front of Congress members and staff, as …

Catherine McCabe and Rodney Frelinghuysen Visit New Jersey Superfund Sites

September 22nd, 2016 — Catherine McCabe, Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Regional Administrator, and Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen visited multiple New Jersey Superfund sites in Morris, Essex, and Sussex Counties on Sept. 19, 2016. Along with them, state and local officials joined in travel from site to …

Member News – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

September 21st, 2016 — Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor, has announced the designation of Bill Diana as Regional Vice President of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC. Mr. Diana will work out of the MMA-NE’s Somerset office. His …

Member News – WeiserMazars

September 21st, 2016 — WeiserMazars has announced Michael Coletti the successor to James Blake as the Office Managing Partner of WeiserMazars New Jersey office, effective Sept. 1, 2016. Mr. Blake will continue as the firm’s Managing Partner and a member of the Executive Committee. …

CIANJ and COMMERCE Magazine Salute CEOs On Best Practices in Leadership

September 16th, 2016 — The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and its partner, COMMERCE Magazine, welcomed business leaders this week to the 3rd Annual Best Practices Conference saluting leadership. More than 150 executives participated in the conference which featured a keynote …

Member News – NJCPA

September 15th, 2016 — The New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA) announced Gordon Smith, CPA, CGMA as its new Chief Financial Officer. His new responsibilities include leading the finance team, overseeing financial planning, and budget responsibilities. Mr. Smith brings 23 years of finance, accounting, …

Member News – HackensackUMC

September 14th, 2016 — Earlier this week, The Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and New York Football Giants announced Eli’s Challenge, a new fundraising campaign in support of its Tackle Kids initiative. Giants’ Eli Manning has pledged to match dollar-to-dollar up to $100,000. In …

Member News – Peapack-Gladstone Bank

September 13th, 2016 — Peapack-Gladstone Bank announces Stuart Vorcheimer to the new position of Senior Managing Director, Market President. Mr. Vorcheimer, stationed in the Teaneck, N.J. location, directs a team of private bankers helping to build the Bank’s wealth, lending and deposit business while …

Member News – Sax LLP

September 12th, 2016 — Sax LLP, an accounting and consulting firm, announced a relaunch of its company in the New Jersey and New York markets. The firm will continue to work from its Clifton, N.J., and New York City offices as it expands its …

New Guidebook Explains New Jersey’s Right to Farm Act

September 9th, 2016 — According to New Jersey Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher, the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has published a Right to Farm guidebook to help farmers, their neighbors and municipalities understand the role of the Right to Farm Act in resolving …

Zika Virus Update: 100 Cases in New Jersey

September 9th, 2016 — According to the New Jersey Department of Health, there are currently 100 cases of Zika in New Jersey. Zika is a viral infection that is usually spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. “There’s certainly no cause for panic …

Berkeley College Names Elana Zolfo Dean, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business

September 8th, 2016 — Elana Zolfo, EdD is now titled Dean, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business. Dr. Zolfo recently served as Vice President of Workforce Development for The Aerospace and Defense Diversification Alliance in Peacetime Transition. Dr. Zolfo taught MBA courses …

Member News – Atlantic Stewardship Bank

September 8th, 2016 — Paul Van Ostenbridge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Stewardship Bank, recently announced the promotion of Lindsey Terpstra to Assistant Secretary/Branch Operations Manager and Kayde Shabrack to Assistant Secretary/Supervisor of their Operations Department. Ms. Terpstra started with ASB in …

Member News – Connell Foley LLP

September 8th, 2016 — Connell Foley LLP announced the hiring of nine new attorneys. The new attorneys will work out of the Newark office. The new firm partners include Robert L. Podvey, Henry J. Catenacci, H. Richard Chattman, J. Barry Cocoziello and Marianne C. …

Member News – PSEG

September 6th, 2016 — Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) is alerting customers to a phone scam concerning an immediate pre-paid card bill payment. While the scam appears widespread, it specifically targets small business customers. Greg Dunlap, vice president, of Customer Operations for …

Member News – WithumSmith+Brown

September 2nd, 2016 — WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), a Top-30 nationally ranked public accounting and advisory firm, has announced the promotion of 55 employees to the positions of senior manager, manager and supervisor. Headquartered in Princeton, Withum is a regional CPA and consulting firm with …

Member News – LeClairRyan

September 2nd, 2016 — Earlier this week, the Newark-based law firm of LeClairRyan, announced that 91 attorneys in 58 practice areas were selected by their peers for the 2017 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America”. Of those 91 attorneys, 14 are from the …

Member News – HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley

September 2nd, 2016 — HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley celebrated the opening of their new Emergency Department, which offers 26 private exam rooms, fast-track rooms for more efficient care, an easy-access entrance, and more than 22,000 square feet of renovated space. The ribbon cutting took place on …

Wells Fargo’s Economic Outlook: A Late August Update/Report

September 2nd, 2016 — After lagging the rest of the country throughout most of this recovery, New Jersey’s economy has gained considerable traction over the past year, according to a report by Wells Fargo Securities. The improvement is most evident in the labor market, …

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