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Hackensack Meridian Health Receives $3.4 Million in HRSA Funding to Create Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

July 15th, 2019 — Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is pleased to announce that it has received a four year, $3.4 million award from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to launch a comprehensive Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. …

Lakeland Bank Supports Paterson Habitat for Humanity through NRTC Program

July 15th, 2019 — Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce that its application to participate in the Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Program (NRTC) 2018 Qualified Projects Pool offered through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (NJCDC) has been accepted, and the Bank will …

McCarter & English’s Dan Kelly Selected as a Nationally Recognized Legal Influencer

July 15th, 2019 — McCarter partner Dan Kelly is only one of three Boston lawyers to be nationally recognized on The Business Journals’ Influencers: Law 2019 list of 100 attorneys across the country who drive business for their employers and clients. The attorneys were identified …

Pennoni Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

July 15th, 2019 — Pennoni, a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm, announced that David Pennoni has been selected as the firm’s new Chief Operating Officer effective July 1, 2019. Dave will be succeeding David DeLizza who was promoted to President and CEO. “Dave’s strong drive …

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Level II Regional Trauma Center Receives Verification from the American College of Surgeons

July 12th, 2019 — The trauma center and pediatric trauma center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center have been verified as a Level II Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee, an ad hoc committee …

Genova Burns Promotes to Counsel

July 12th, 2019 — Genova Burns is pleased to announce the promotion of Associates Erica M. Clifford and Maria R. Fruci to the position of Counsel. Each brings a record of success and accomplishment to this professional benchmark. “Maria Fruci and Erica Clifford are …

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Welcomes Second Class

July 12th, 2019 — Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, New Jersey’s first private medical school in decades, is proud to announce that it has welcomed its second class of 91 students today, who were selected from nearly 5,000 applicants. “Dynamic …

Task Force on Employee Misclassification Releases Its Report

July 12th, 2019 — Governor Murphy’s Task Force on Employee Misclassification released its report this week which examined the rise in the gig economy and workers who are labeled as independent contractors. The Murphy Administration said thousands of workers are impacted by this and …

NAI Hanson Announces New Office Leases at Harmon Meadow in Secaucus, N.J.

July 10th, 2019 — NAI James E. Hanson has negotiated leases for 2,418 square feet of office space with Hudson Pro Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and 1,655 square feet of office space at with Nippon Travel Agency America, Inc. at 700 Plaza Drive in Secaucus, …

Windels Marx Continues Expansion With Addition of One Partner, Two Counsel in New Jersey

July 10th, 2019 — Windels Marx announces the arrival of Jonathan Gray as Partner resident in the New Brunswick office, Mark D. Larner as Counsel and Frank A. Biancola as Special Counsel. Both Mark and Frank are resident in the Madison office. The arrivals …

NJIT to Establish New Institute for Data Science

July 10th, 2019 — Continuing its mission to lead in computing technologies, NJIT announced today that it will establish a new Institute for Data Science, focusing on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and development in all areas pertinent to digital data. The institute will bring existing …

Atlantic Health System, Kindred Healthcare Celebrate Completion of Brand-New, Two-Story Rehabilitation Hospital in Madison

July 10th, 2019 — Atlantic Health System and Kindred Healthcare today marked the completion of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, a brand-new state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital that will combine the expertise of two leaders in high-quality patient care. The new $24 million, two-story, 38-bed rehabilitation hospital …

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis Welcomes Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Donald A. Kessler as Of Counsel

July 9th, 2019 — Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Donald A. Kessler, former Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Litigation and Family Law Departments.  His practice will focus on the resolution of …

Former NJ Deputy Attorney General Jessica A. Faustin Joins Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Growing Litigation Practice Group

July 9th, 2019 — New Jersey Litigation attorney Jessica A. Faustin, a former NJ Deputy Attorney General, recently joined Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Lyndhurst, NJ office. Ms. Faustin will be a member of the Firm’s litigation practice group and assist in a variety of matters ranging …

ACECNJ Names 5 LAN Engineers to Professional Committees

July 9th, 2019 — The American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey (ACEC) has named 5 LAN Associates engineers to its committee boards. In late June, it was announced that Steven Ramiza would continue to serve as Executive Committee Director for the ACECNJ 2019-2021 term. …

American Dream Reveals Multi-Faceted Partnership with Coca-Cola

July 8th, 2019 — American Dream, the unrivaled destination for style and play, today announced a 10-year partnership with The Coca-Cola Company and its local bottling partner, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages. This multimillion-dollar program is an alliance between two global brands that will fully-integrate Coca-Cola’s …

Lakeland Bank Named a “Best-In-State Bank” by Forbes and Statista

July 8th, 2019 — Thomas J. Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bancorp, has announced that Lakeland Bank has been named by Forbes and Statista to the “America’s Best-In-State Banks” list for 2019. “To be recognized as a Best-In-State Bank is truly an honor and, based …

Hackensack Meridian Health Selects NJEdge To Provide High-Speed Wide Area Network Services

July 3rd, 2019 — The ability for Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, to be on the forefront of technology and innovation isenhanced by its connection to EdgeNet, NJEdge’s optical fiber network. Hackensack Meridian Health will use EdgeNet for …

NAI Hanson and Project Partners Celebrate Groundbreaking of Flex Building in Sparta

July 3rd, 2019 — NAI James E. Hanson, Berardi Development Company, and Joe Maggio Concrete and Masonry were joined by Sparta Mayor Molly Whilesmith to celebrate the groundbreaking of 5 Aaron Way, a 10,400-square-foot industrial/flex space at the White Lake Commerce Park in Sparta, …

CJ Griffin Reappointed as Co-Chair of the NJ Bar Association’s Media Law Committee

July 2nd, 2019 — Partner, CJ Griffin, a member of Pashman Stein Walder Hayden’s Media Law Group, has been reappointed Co-Chair of the New Jersey Bar Association’s Media Law Committee. NJSBA President Evelyn Padin reappointed Griffin to the Co-Chair position. Griffin has had many …

Citrin Cooperman Announces 2019 Partner, Principal, and Director Promotions

July 2nd, 2019 — Citrin Cooperman announced today that it has promoted 16 to partner, 2 to principal, 30 to director, and 3 to associate director.  All promotions are effective July 1, 2019.  “I’m am pleased to announce this year’s promotions and extend a …

Jemi Goulian Lucey Installed as President-Elect of New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

July 2nd, 2019 — Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Jemi Goulian Lucey, Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department, has been installed as President-Elect of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA) for the 2019-2020 term, effective July 1, 2019. …

CSG Launches Family Law Practice with Addition of Esteemed Family Law Group

July 2nd, 2019 — Continuing what has been a summer of extraordinary strategic growth, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC (“CSG”) is pleased to announce that seven family law attorneys from the recently closed Budd Larner joined the firm effective July 1, 2019. Their arrival …

Withum Names Six New Partners to Top-Ranked Advisory, Tax and Assurance Firm

July 2nd, 2019 — Withum, the national top-ranking public accounting firm, has announced the promotion of six principals and senior managers to the position of partner. Anthony Aniello, Jessica Hollobaugh Giresi, Erik Halluska,Joseph Malfettano, Ryan Shannon and Chaya Siegfriend are the newest partners to join the firm’s growing corporate leadership team, …

Englewood Community Leader, Michael Gutter, Named Chairman of the Board of Englewood Health Foundation

July 2nd, 2019 — Thomas C. Senter, Esq., chairman of the Board of Trustees of Englewood Health and Englewood Hospital, today announced that Michael Gutter was elected chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Englewood Health Foundation effective July 1, 2019. Gutter, a …

Gibbons Continues to Expand Commercial Litigation Practice with Addition of Three Former Budd Larner Attorneys

July 2nd, 2019 — Peter J. Frazza, Allen L. Harris, and Christopher P. Anton have joined the Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department of Gibbons P.C., which continues to grow, diversify, and add depth to its broad commercial litigation practice. All three career-long business litigators …

Valley Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Re-Accreditation

July 2nd, 2019 — Valley Health System has been re-accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ for maintaining a strong commitment to the health of its employees through healthy workplace initiatives and access to quality cancer prevention and treatment services. Valley has held CEO Cancer …

Gibbons Announces New Chair of Financial Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights Department

July 2nd, 2019 — Robert K. Malone, a well-known and respected bankruptcy and insolvency law practitioner, has joined Gibbons P.C. as Chair of the firm’s highly regarded Financial Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights Department. “Gibbons already has the versatility of having represented all major constituencies …

Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, Recipient, New Jersey Society of CPAs 2019 Ovation Award

July 2nd, 2019 — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, Member, Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC., was recently named an award recipient of the New Jersey Certified Public Accountants’ prestigious NJCPA Ovation Award – in its 2019 IMPACT category. The Ovation Awards were announced June 12th at the NJCPA Annual Convention and …

Melissa Murray Rigney Joins Dewberry’s Telecommunications Group

July 2nd, 2019 — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has announced that Melissa Murray Rigney has joined the firm as a senior project manager and site acquisition lead for the firm’s northeast telecommunications group. Murray Rigney focuses on growth opportunities related to …

The Wilderman Fund for Maternal Mental Health Introduces The Wilderman Center for Maternal Mental Health at Hackensack University Medical Center

July 2nd, 2019 — The Wilderman Fund for Maternal Mental Health recently hosted its inaugural event at the Alpine Country Club to benefit and introduce The Wilderman Center for Maternal Mental Health at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center. Proceeds from the event …

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