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Valley Participates in Free Vaccines for Children Program

August 16th, 2019 — Vaccines help keep our children healthy. However, they can be very expensive and many parents cannot afford to pay for vaccines on their own. The Valley Hospital’s Department of Community Health and Community Benefit has partnered with the Fair Lawn, …

Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group P.C. is Proud to Announce the Relocation of Their Central New Jersey Office to Raritan

August 16th, 2019 — Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. – also known as VISASERVE – has relocated its Central New Jersey office to 907 Route 202 in Raritan, NJ 08869. This office is conveniently located near the Somerville Circle and it is …

Columbia Bank Foundation Grant Supports Pathways Counseling Center

August 16th, 2019 — Pathways Counseling Center has received a $13,500 grant from the Columbia Bank Foundation to purchase new computer equipment and an upgrade to their server. Pathways Counseling Center provides a variety of mental health services to individuals and families in need. …

Summer Program Prepares Hispanic High School Students for College

August 16th, 2019 — Janvion Saunders, a high school senior from Camden, New Jersey, is planning to go to college next year, with the goal of lifting not just himself, but his family, out of poverty. “My mother told me that I cannot control …

Three Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Named 2020 Best Lawyers® “Lawyers of the Year” in Woodbridge Area

August 16th, 2019 — Three lawyers from law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., were recently selected by The Best Lawyers in America© as 2020 “Lawyers of the Year” in the Woodbridge, New Jersey, Metro Area. Best Lawyers® designates a select group of individuals as “Lawyers …

Valley Recognized for Consumer Loyalty

August 16th, 2019 — Valley was recently named to the 2019 NRC Health Top 100 Consumer Loyalty list for garnering a high degree of loyalty from their patient populations. Valley is the only hospital in Bergen County to be featured on the list. Created …

ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc.

August 16th, 2019 — ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNOB) (“ConnectOne” or “Company”), parent company of ConnectOne Bank, and Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. (NYSEAM: BKJ) (“Bancorp of New Jersey”), parent company of Bank of New Jersey, are pleased to jointly announce a definitive agreement …

CIANJ Succeeds in Getting Movers’ Bill Passed

August 16th, 2019 — The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s government affairs team succeeded in getting the state Legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy to sign into law a bill that the New Jersey Warehousemen & Movers Association had been trying to get …

Free Webinar From IT Radix: 10-Minute Tech Talk: Help! What’s my [email protected]#rd?

August 15th, 2019 — Webinar 10-Minute Tech Talk:Help! What’s my [email protected]#rd? Date: Thursday, September 19 Time: 12:10pm to 12:20pm (We will start at 12:10pm sharp) Location: From the comfort of your own office Are you having trouble remembering your passwords? Do you wish you could …

Hackensack University Medical Center Installs FlexArm Technology for New Hybrid Operating Room in Heart and Vascular Hospital

August 15th, 2019 — The Heart and Vascular Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of a new Hybrid Operating Room with the Philips Azurion with FlexArm X-ray system, which is designed to optimize workflow and …

Columbia Bank Foundation Supports The Fairfield Police Department

August 15th, 2019 — The Columbia Bank Foundation recently issued a $30,000 grant to the Fairfield Police Department as part of the Foundation’s current initiative to partner with local communities and Boards of Education within the Bank’s service area. The grant was used to …

PATH Improvements Continue as Port Authority Seeks Ideas to Transform Bustling Journal Square Transportation Center from Transit Hub to Neighborhood Destination

August 15th, 2019 — Seeking best-in-class ideas and concepts to deliver enhanced amenities and services at one of PATH’s major transit facilities, the Port Authority announced today the issuance of a Request for Information (RFI) for the redevelopment of the Journal Square Transportation Center …

Investors Bank and New York Giants Expand Their Strategic Alliance

August 14th, 2019 — Investors Bank and the New York Giants are expanding their strategic alliance during the 2019 football season. They began a 10-year partnership last year and are marking the second year by publicly introducing the New York Giants-branded debit card and …

Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgeon Michael J. Passeri, M.D., Joins Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care

August 13th, 2019 — Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care is pleased to welcome Michael J. Passeri, M.S., M.D., to its surgical practice at The Valley Institute for Gastrointestinal Cancer. Dr. Passeri assumed his role on August 12, 2019. Dr. Passeri is a board-certified surgeon …

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) NJMEP Awarded Grant to Offer Food Training to the MEP National Network

August 13th, 2019 — The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) was named the recipient of a grant worth $992,050 by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP).  The grant will allow NJMEP to …

Norris McLaughlin Expands Estate Planning and Administration Group

August 13th, 2019 — The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to welcome Shauna M. Deans as an Associate of the firm.  She joins the firm’s Estate Planning & Administration Practice Group. “Joining Norris McLaughlin is an exciting step in my career. I’m looking forward to …

Valley Health System introduces Valley Walks – A Weekly Walk with a Doctor

August 13th, 2019 — Dr. Eleonora Teplinsky typically spends her workdays caring for women with cancer. But on Thursday, September 12, Dr. Teplinsky, who serves as Head of Breast Medical Oncology at Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care, will lace up her walking shoes to …

NAI James E. Hanson Negotiates Lease Extension for Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in Clifton

August 13th, 2019 — NAI James E. Hanson, the largest New Jersey-based full-service independent commercial real estate firm, announces it has negotiated a lease extension for 5,511 square feet of medical office space located at 1135 Broad Street in Clifton, N.J. NAI James E. …

Stay at Home, Safe at Home with Valley Home Care

August 12th, 2019 — According to the AARP, nearly 90 percent of older adults want to remain in the comfort and familiarity of their homes and communities for as long as possible. Safety is a significant factor to consider in determining whether an older …

New Jersey Gets an ‘A’ for Manufacturing Productivity and Innovation

August 12th, 2019 — According to the “Manufacturing Score Card 2019” compiled by Ball State University’s Center for Business & Economic Research, New Jersey improved from “B+” to “A” for its productivity and innovation as a result of a relative increase in manufacturing productivity …

IT’SUGAR to Open at American Dream

August 12th, 2019 — American Dream, the unrivaled destination for style and play, is excited to announce that experiential retailer IT’SUGAR will open the world’s first candy department store at the property. IT’SUGAR will unveil a completely unique retail concept that will span 22,000 …

Matthew J. Schiller Named Vice-Chair of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis Real Estate Department

August 12th, 2019 — Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew J. Schiller has been named Vice-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, effective August 1, 2019. He joins Thomas J. Denitzio Jr. and Jack Fersko, the Department’s Co-Chairs, …

Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital Teams up with Pony Power Therapies to Benefit Pediatric Patients

August 12th, 2019 — In what has become an annual highlight of summer, Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation is connecting a new group of young patients and their families with the benefits of Pony Power Therapies. Pony Power, a nonprofit organization …

Norris McLaughlin’s Lana Ros Named NJSBA Health Law Section Secretary

August 12th, 2019 — Svetlana (Lana) Ros, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been named Secretary of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Health Law Section. As Secretary, she is responsible for assisting the leadership team to handle correspondence and …

State-of-the-Art Pediatric Rehabilitation Center Reopens in Morristown

August 12th, 2019 — Atlantic Health System’s pediatric rehabilitation and physical therapy program has reopened in a brand-new space at 55 Madison Avenue in Morristown. Larger than the previous center and filled with state-of-the-art therapy equipment, the open-gym facility is able to treat a …

Accounting Firm Raich Ende Malter Establishes Florida Presence

August 12th, 2019 — Prominent New York metropolitan area accounting and consulting firm Raich Ende Malter & Co. LLP (REM) is pleased to announce the relocation of a partner in its tax advisory–wealth preservation practices to Florida. “Now more than ever, Florida is a …

A Conversation with George Norcross

August 9th, 2019 — CIANJ President Anthony Russo interviewed George Norcross III at a special program earlier this week that gave CIANJ members an opportunity to hear first-hand from one of New Jersey’s leading business executives. During the hour-long conversation, Mr. Norcross told the …

Dozens of Hackensack Meridian Health Affiliated Dentists Recognized by NJ Monthly Magazine as Top Dentists

August 2nd, 2019 — Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce that 49 of its affiliated dentists, based at Hackensack University Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, and JFK Medical Center, have been recognized by New Jersey Monthly magazine as Top Dentists. “I …

Andrea J. Sullivan Appointed Chair of NJSBA Business and Commercial Litigation Special Committee

August 1st, 2019 — Andrea J. Sullivan, a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Family Law Departments, has been appointed Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Business and Commercial Litigation Special Committee for the 2019-2020 term. The Special Committee is charged with examining the need for …

Columbia Bank Foundation Grant Supports The Center for Hope and Safety

August 1st, 2019 — The Center for Hope and Safety in Rochelle Park has received a $44,100 grant from the Columbia Bank Foundation to repair a leaking roof and install a new HVAC system. The Center for Hope and Safety assists victims of domestic …

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