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Member News — Norris McLaughlin’s Andrew Linden and Lana Ros to Speak at Cannabis Labyrinth Workshop

April 26th, 2019 — Andrew D. Linden and Svetlana (Lana) Ros, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be panelists at the Cannabis Labyrinth Workshop Friday, May 3, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at The Imperia in Somerset. This first-ever educational workshop is …

Member News — Brian Flaherty, Senior VP of STV, Dies

April 26th, 2019 — Brian J. Flaherty, a STV senior vice president who was a long-time leader and innovator at the firm, died on April 15 following an illness. He was 77. Flaherty joined STV in 1995 and brought with him an astute and …

Member News — Chambers USA 2019 Ranks 37 Lowenstein Sandler Lawyers and 11 Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.

April 26th, 2019 — Lowenstein Sandler is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked 37 of our lawyers and 11 practice areas. The rankings are the result of Chambers and Partners’ interviews with clients and members of the …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health Honored for Environmental Excellence by Practice Greenhealth

April 26th, 2019 — Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce it received a System for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth. The network was selected as an Environmental Excellence Award winner for its commitment to improving environmental performance and achieving a top standard of …

Member News — Timothy Willox, M.D., Joins Valley as Vice President and Chief Physician Executive for Valley Medical Group

April 26th, 2019 — Valley Medical Group (VMG) is pleased to welcome Timothy W. Willox, M.D., as its Vice President and Chief Physician Executive. Dr. Willox joined Valley on April 8. Dr. Willox is a seasoned physician and executive with more than 17 years …

Member News — American Society of Clinical Oncology Appoints Two Englewood Health Cancer Center Leaders to their Expert Panel

April 26th, 2019 — The American Society of Clinical Oncology recently appointed Englewood Health’s Steven T. Brower, MD, medical director of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center and chief of surgical oncology, and Minaxi P. Jhawer, MD, chief of hematology and oncology, …

Member News — Valley Receives National Awards for Achievements in Sustainability

April 26th, 2019 — For a fourth consecutive year, The Valley Hospital has received national accolades for its achievement and innovation in environmental sustainability practices from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. Valley received the Greenhealth Emerald …

Member News — Joshua L. Weiner and Paul I. Weiner Join Coughlin Duffy LLP

April 26th, 2019 — Coughlin Duffy LLP is pleased to announce that Joshua L. Weiner and Paul I. Weiner will join the Firm on May 1, 2019. Joshua Weiner will join as a Partner and Chair of the Employment and Labor Practice Group. Paul …

CIANJ Partners with Fabulous Foods Catering & Event Company

April 25th, 2019 — The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey is proud to announce its new partnership with Fabulous Foods – a premiere catering, design and event planning business. CIANJ found Fabulous Foods is the perfect partner to bring culinary excellence and …

Member News — NAI Hanson Negotiates Sale of Two-Acre Redevelopment Site in Fairfiel

April 25th, 2019 — NAI James E. Hanson announces it has negotiated the sale of a two-acre redevelopment site at 212 Passaic Avenue in Fairfield, N.J. NAI James E. Hanson’s Dominic Fittizzi represented the seller, Passaic Ave Realty LLC, in the transaction. Situated directly …

Member News — FDU Rothman Institute’s 27th Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards 2019

April 25th, 2019 — The most prestigious acknowledgment of the power of family business in the State of New Jersey. Each year, the Rothman Institute coordinates this annual event with other corporate sponsors to select the finest family businesses in the state. Nomination/application deadline …

Member News — PSE&G and Highland Park Announce Landfill Solar Storage System

April 25th, 2019 — Public Service Electric and Gas Co. and the Borough of Highland Park, New Jersey today announced that work has started on a solar storage system that will be built on the borough’s former municipal landfill. The project will be the …

Member News — Englewood Health Appoints Adam Arnofsky, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

April 25th, 2019 — Englewood Health has appointed Adam G. Arnofsky, MD, chief of cardiothoracic surgery. A member of the hospital’s medical staff, Dr. Arnofsky has been director of cardiac surgery services since 2009. He has served as acting chief since last year’s retirement …

Member News — Matrix New World Engineering Executive Honored For Public Service Leadership

April 25th, 2019 — Matrix New World Engineering Vice President, Venetia Lannon, was honored by the Gowanus Canal Conservancy (GCC) at their April 18th Gowanus Spring Gala at Industry City in Sunset Park, 220 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY. The GCC, which supports the development …

Member News — Fourth Edition of Land Development Handbook by Dewberry Released

April 25th, 2019 — The fourth edition of the Land Development Handbook, a widely used reference for design professionals, students, and private and public land developers, is now available from publisher McGraw-Hill. Authored by Dewberry and originally published in 1995, the first three editions …

Member News — Columbia Bank Celebrates First Year As Public Company

April 25th, 2019 — Columbia Bank recently celebrated their first year as a publicly-traded company listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “CLBK”. Members of Columbia’s headquarters staff are shown taking part in a special anniversary celebration on the front lawn …

Member News — Bristol-Myers Squibb Makes Initial Site Integration Decisions; Will Maintain Key Strategic Celgene Sites

April 25th, 2019 — Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced initial site integration decisions in connection with the Company’s pending merger with Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG). The Company plans to maintain presence in three strategic Celgene U.S. geographies, including: Summit, N.J., San Diego …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health Appoints Theresa M. Brodrick as Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

April 25th, 2019 — Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is pleased to announce the appointment of Theresa M. Brodrick, RN, Ph.D., NE-BC, to the position of executive vice president, network chief nurse executive, effective April 1, 2019. “Theresa …

Member News — All Smiles for Award-Winning Dental Hygiene Professor at Bergen Community College

April 22nd, 2019 — Bergen Community College dental hygiene professor Joanna Campbell, RDH, FAADH, has earned the institution’s 2018-19 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award. “Professor Campbell is an excellent instructor in the dental hygiene program who has distinguished herself …

Member News — Atlantic Health System Hospitals Recognized for Environmental Sustainability; Overlook Again Named Among Practice Greenhealth’s ‘Top 25’

April 19th, 2019 — Atlantic Health System continues to be an environmental leader, with each of its hospitals recognized for their accomplishments in environmental sustainability.  Overlook Medical Center once again earned Practice Greenhealth’s highest honor, the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award, for the second …

Member News — Holy Name Medical Center is First Site in U.S. to Offer Advanced Keytruda Immunotherapy for Endometrial Cancer

April 18th, 2019 — Holy Name Medical Center has boosted its arsenal of gynecologic cancer-fighting therapies by becoming the first site in the U.S. where the groundbreaking immunotherapy medication Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) is being used to treat eligible patients with endometrial cancer. This treatment is …

Member News — Morristown Medical Center Only Hospital in New Jersey Enrolling Patients in CardiAMP Heart Failure Trial

April 18th, 2019 — Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is the first and only hospital in New Jersey to enroll patients in the pivotal CardiAMP Heart Failure Trial. The Phase III clinical trial is enrolling patients who have heart failure following …

Member News — NEH Grant Connects Criminal Justice, Humanities at Bergen Community College

April 18th, 2019 — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $35,000 Humanities Connections Grant to Bergen Community College to expand the role of the humanities in the College’s criminal justice courses. Selected from 139 proposals, Bergen was the only community …

Member News — Ramapo College Announces Tiki Barber as Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

April 18th, 2019 — Tiki Barber serves as co-host of CBS Sports Radio’s national afternoon program, “Tiki & Tierney,” alongside broadcast partner, Brandon Tierney. The show, heard across the country from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., ET, airs on the nation’s largest 24/7 major-market radio network, …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin Rebuilds New Jersey Matrimonial & Family Law Department; Names New Chair

April 18th, 2019 — The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to announce the revival of its New Jersey Matrimonial and Family Law Department, by welcoming Karolina A. Dehnhard and David R. Tawil as Members. They join the firm after leaving the …

Member News — Citrin Cooperman Expands Healthcare Practice

April 18th, 2019 — Citrin Cooperman is pleased to announce that Josh Berlin and Heather Spillman have joined as principals in the firm’s Healthcare Practice.  Josh will co-lead the Healthcare Practice, along with current leaders, Aaron Cohen, John Bryan, and Michael Criscione.  Josh and Heather join the firm after serving as managing …

Member News — NAI James E. Hanson Named Exclusive Leasing Brokerage for 370,000-Square-Foot Flex Park in Allendale

April 18th, 2019 — NAI James E. Hanson announces it has been named the exclusive leasing agent for The Allendale Industrial Park, a 370,000-square-foot, seven-building flex/industrial park, at 1-3, 5-7 Pearl Court and 59 Route 17 South in Allendale, N.J. The assignment will be …

Member News — CohnReznick Ranked 11th in 2020 Vault Accounting Top 50 List

April 18th, 2019 — CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, has been ranked 11th in the 2020 Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting firms to work for in North America. The …

Member News — Valley Named Among World’s Best Hospitals

April 18th, 2019 — The Valley Hospital has been named one of the world’s best hospitals by Newsweek in its inaugural World’s Best Hospitals 2019 list. The World’s Best Hospitals 2019 ranking lists the 1,000 best hospitals in 11 countries: USA, Canada, Germany, France, …

Member News — United Airlines Preparing New Nonstop Seasonal Service Between New York/Newark and Cape Town, South Africa

April 16th, 2019 — United Airlines today applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport. United plans to operate nonstop three-times weekly flights to Cape Town starting in …

Member News — Columbia Bank Foundation Supports River Edge Education Foundation

April 16th, 2019 — The Columbia Bank Foundation recently issued a $15,000 grant to the River Edge Education Foundation. The donation is part of the Foundation’s current initiative to partner with local communities and Boards of Education within the Bank’s service area. The grant …

Member News — Finance Veteran Shares Professional Journey, Career Advice with Berkeley College MBA Students

April 15th, 2019 — John Lovisolo, Chief Operating Officer at Coherence Capital Partners and a more than 20-year veteran in the investment and finance industry, recently shared his professional journey and career advice as part of the Berkeley College MBA Executive Speaker Series. Mr. …

Member News — Columbia-Bound Bergen Community College Student Earns Scholarship

April 15th, 2019 — Won Joon Kang, a business administration student at Bergen Community College, has been named a Fall 2018 Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholar by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and has received a $1,000 scholarship. Kang, of Mahwah, is the …

Member News — NJIT Announces Launch of “Newark Live Local” Incentive Program

April 15th, 2019 — Beginning April 15, 2019, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will join a growing citywide initiative introduced to encourage its employees to “live local.” NJIT President Joel S. Bloom formally announced that the university will provide its faculty and staff …

Member News — Spencer Savings Bank Donates $30,000 Towards Historic NJ Paper Plant Destruction, Assists Employees And Honors First Responders

April 12th, 2019 — Spencer Savings Bank recently made a $30,000 donation to benefit those who suffered through the Marcal Paper Plant fire tragedy. The historic New Jersey paper plant was destroyed in late January. A $25,000 donation was made to the Marcal employees …

Member News — Englewood Health Physician Network Opens Multispecialty Practice in Cliffside Park

April 11th, 2019 — Last week the Englewood Health Physician Network marked the grand opening of its first multispecialty practice, bringing primary care and specialty care to residents of Cliffside Park and the neighboring community. Englewood Health Physician Network – Cliffside Park offers both …

Member News — Berkeley College to Honor Karen Pena with 2019 Alumna of the Year Award

April 11th, 2019 — Berkeley College will honor Karen Pena of Elmwood Park, NJ, with the 2019 Alumna of the Year award during its Commencement ceremony on May 10, 2019, at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The award is presented annually to a Berkeley College …

Don’t Miss Out! The World Comes To New Jersey

April 11th, 2019 — Do you want to network with business leaders from around the world? Do you want to meet investors who are thinking of establishing their business operations in New Jersey? Help us show investors why they should ExploreNJ. CIANJ is proud …

Member News — SCARINCI HOLLENBECK’S NEW YORK SECURITIES OFFERINGS LAW GROUP SUCCESSFULLY ASSISTS 8I ENTERPRISES ACQUISITION CORP. IN $57.5 MILLION IPO

April 10th, 2019 — Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Securities & Investment Banking law group successfully provided legal support to the underwriters of the offering of securities of 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp. which raised a total of $57.5 million in an initial public offering (IPO) this week, selling 5 …

Member News — Sills Cummis & Gross Welcomes William L. Wilkins

April 10th, 2019 — Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce the addition of William L. Wilkins as an Associate in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group in the Newark office. Mr. Wilkins represents public and private companies in connection with a wide array …

Member News — Pashman Stein Walder Hayden Sponsors Annual Installation Reception for ACDL-NJ

April 10th, 2019 — On May 2, Pashman Stein Walder Hayden will be sponsoring the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey Annual Installation Reception.  Attorney Aidan O’Connor is the current Vice President of ACDL-NJ.  Joe Hayden, Alan Silber, and Justin Walder are …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin’s Lana Ros Speaks on CDS for Camden and Burlington County Medical Societies

April 8th, 2019 — Lana Ros, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., presented “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS: What Every Physician Should Know” at a seminar hosted by the Camden County and Burlington County Medical Societies, Tuesday, April 2, at the Tavistock Country …

Member News — NJ Association of Financial Aid Administrators Honors Berkeley College Associate Vice President of Financial Aid

April 8th, 2019 — Alex Guiral, Associate Vice President, Financial Aid, Berkeley College, was among the honorees at the New Jersey Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NJASFAA) 2019 Spring Conference, held in March 2019. He is a resident of Hamilton, NJ. Mr. Guiral …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett Featured Speaker at Becker’s Hospital Review’s 10th Annual Meeting

April 8th, 2019 — Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett addressed the nation’s major health care experts in Chicago Thursday, calling for more innovative care delivery, greater support of medical education and new strategies to transform behavioral health care. With more than 3,000 …

Member News — Goya Foods, New Jersey Devils & Prudential Center Donate 63,356 Pounds of Food to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey

April 8th, 2019 — Goya Foods, in partnership with the New Jersey Devils, and Prudential Center donated 63,356 pounds of food to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, as part of its annual Day of Service. On Tuesday, April 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., …

Member News — Five McCarter Attorneys Promoted to Partnership

April 8th, 2019 — Five McCarter attorneys, resident in four of the firm’s offices and four of its practice groups, have been elevated to partnership. The new partners, effective April 1, 2019, are Philip Amoa, a Philadelphia- and Delaware-based corporate attorney; Kevin Conoscenti, a …

Member News — New Jersey Co-Managing Partner Charles F. Kenny Honored in New Jersey Law Journal’s 2019 Professional Excellence Awards

April 8th, 2019 — Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Charles F. Kenny, Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s New Jersey offce, has been selected by the New Jersey Law Journal (NJLJ) as a Mentor Honoree in its annual 2019 Professional …

Member News — Lakeland Bank Announces 2019 Promotions

April 5th, 2019 — Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following officer promotions. Alethea Batts promoted to Senior Vice President – Learning and Development. Batts joined Lakeland in 2017 as Vice President, Learning and Development. Prior to that, she …

NJEDA Small Business Lease Assistance Program Application Now Live

April 5th, 2019 — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced applications for the Small Business Lease Assistance Program are now available. The program, which reimburses small businesses a portion of annual lease payments for new or additional space leased in targeted cities …

Member News — Valley Bank Honored by ADP with [email protected] Award

April 4th, 2019 — Valley National Bank today announced it has received the 2019 [email protected] Award for its commitment to driving workplace innovation from ADP®, a leading global technology company providing human capital management (HCM) solutions. Valley is being recognized for its dedication to implementing …

Member News — DCSC, Inc. and Mindcore, Inc. Announce Integration Partnership Utilizing Supply Chain Solutions on a Hosting Platform

April 4th, 2019 — Mindcore is pleased to announce their direct partnership with DCSC, Inc.. The partnership will offer existing and future customers the capability to utilize DCSC supply chain solutions on Mindcore’s hosting platform. DCSC Inc. is the developer of DCWarehouse© Automation (a wireless WMS …

Member News — STV Promotes Tony Augustin to Vice President

April 4th, 2019 — Tertulien “Tony” Augustin, P.E., a civil engineer and project manager with a wealth of expertise in urban transportation and infrastructure planning and design, has been promoted to vice president of STV. Augustin, a 30-year industry veteran, joined STV in 2017 …

Member News — Hackensack University Medical Center Holds Ceremonial Flag Raising to Kick off Donate Life Month

April 4th, 2019 — Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center recently celebrated the gift of life: organ donation.  To commemorate National Donate Life Month, the medical center raised the New Jersey Sharing Network Flag to honor organ and tissue donors. In 2018, Hackensack …

Member News — Matrix New World Engineering Water Experts to Present at 92nd Annual AZ Water Conference & Expo

April 4th, 2019 — Two industry experts from Matrix New World Engineering will present at the 92nd Annual AZ Water Conference & Expo on April 16-18, 2019 at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Building, 33 South 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ. Harry Benton, R.G. will …

Member News — First-Ever Computer Club Hackathon Draws Crowd of Coders at Montclair State University

April 3rd, 2019 — Last year, the Montclair State University Computer Club had a simple request: it wanted to hold a hackathon. On Saturday, March 30, the club got its wish. Nearly 200 people gathered in the Student Center to participate in the Club’s …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin’s Shana Siegel and Lori Kayne to Present CEU Program for Social Workers

April 3rd, 2019 — Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A. and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the group’s Geriatric Social Worker, will present “Can Your Client Decide? The Ethical and Legal Issues of …

Member News — Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis Announces Nine Promotions and New Hires

April 2nd, 2019 — Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Robert J. Flanagan III and Maja M. Obradovic have been named partners in the firm.  Both are members of the firm’s Litigation Department and are based in our Woodbridge …

Member News — Successful Living Kidney Donor Chain Completed at Hackensack University Medical Center Saves Lives, Linking Families for Life

April 2nd, 2019 — In honor of National Donate Life Month, Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center announced its transplant team completed a unique living Kidney Transplant Donor chain – in which each living donor gives to a stranger and the chain keeps …

Member News — Sax Wealth Advisors Adds the Practice of Stuart B. Herrmann, CFP, CPA to Expanding Team of Wealth Advisors

April 2nd, 2019 — Sax Wealth Advisors LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm with offices in Clifton, NJ, Pennington, NJ and New York City, has announced the addition of Stuart B. Herrmann, CFP®, CPA as Wealth Advisor effective April 1, 2019. Previously, Stuart …

Member News — Oya Tukel Appointed Dean of NJIT’s Martin Tuchman School of Management

April 2nd, 2019 — NJIT announces the appointment of Oya Tukel to dean of Martin Tuchman School of Management, effective July 1, 2019. Tukel received her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Middle East Technical University and her doctorate in decision and …

Member News — Peapack-Gladstone Bank Announces Appointment of Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking

April 1st, 2019 — Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market:  PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the hiring of Gregory M. Smith as Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking, effective today.  Greg takes ownership of Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Lending across the organization …

Member News — Eamonn K. Moran Joins LeClairRyan

April 1st, 2019 — Eamonn K. Moran has joined LeClairRyan as a partner on the firm’s banking industry team. He is resident in the national law firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Moran has extensive experience handling matters in the financial services industry, including those pertaining …

Member News — Lowenstein Sandler Boosts Fast-Growing Practices With Addition of Rachel Maimin From SDNY U.S. Attorney’s Office and H. Gregory Baker From SEC Enforcement Division

April 1st, 2019 — Lowenstein Sandler announced today that Rachel Maimin, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, and H. Gregory Baker, a former Senior Counsel in the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement Asset Management Unit, have joined …

Member News — CSG’s Edward Stevenson Named “Client Service All-Star” in BTI Report Recognizing 335 Attorneys Globally

April 1st, 2019 — CSG is proud to announce that Edward B. Stevenson, Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Group, has been named a “Client Service All-Star” by BTI Consulting Group Inc. in its latest report, the BTI Client Service All-Stars 2019. Stevenson is one …

Member News — New Jersey Law Journal Honors Archer’s Thomas A. Muccifori With 2019 Professional Excellence Award for Mentorship

April 1st, 2019 — Archer is pleased to announce Thomas A. Muccifori has been chosen by the New Jersey Law Journal to receive its Professional Excellence Award in the area of Mentorship. Mr. Muccifori was chosen as a standout Mentor by the Journal, which sought to recognize attorneys …

Member News — Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal: The Best of 2018

April 1st, 2019 — Sax was named the “Best Accounting Firm”, a “Best Place to Work”, a “Fastest Growing Firm”, “Best at Giving Back” and “Best Technology Firm” in The Best of 2018 issue by Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal. Read the full article HERE.

Member News — Annmarie Simeone Elected Trustee of the Middlesex County Bar Association

April 1st, 2019 — Annmarie Simeone, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been elected to serve a two-year term as a Trustee of the Middlesex County Bar Association (MCBA). The annual installation of new officers and trustees of the MCBA will …

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