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August 4, 2022

NEWARK, NJ  — In a moment that for many is both a miracle and a mitzvah, Hobby's Delicatessen reopened in downtown Newark, fixing a hole in some hungry hearts and stomachs. "It took a love of the business and a love of family to make it back," said Marc Brummer, sitting next to his brother and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Black-owned business leaders in Newark have an opportunity to have their brand represented on the helmets of New Jersey Devils' players for the 2022-23 NHL season through an initiative aimed to amplify business opportunities for Black entrepreneurs. Devils and Prudential ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Barbara Kauffman, who led the Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP) as executive vice president and chief operating officer, announced Tuesday that she will step down from her responsibilities in the fall. Kauffman will exit the leadership post after having served with NRBP ...

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NEWARK - Vince Baglivo, the longtime associate director of the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID), will succeed Seth A. Grossman who served for the last two decades as the organization’s executive director. “Vince has spent many years as Seth’s number two, and has made important ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A crawl event designed to celebrate Black business owners is returning to Newark this summer after a successful winter run that will be hosted by the locally-based digital publication Urban Girl Magazine. Urban Girl Magazine is hosting its second Black Business Crawl on Saturday, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Startup businesses aiming to better serve the Newark community are getting a chance to win a lofty $25,000 prize through a newly launched challenge by Audible. Audible officials announced Friday the “TechUnited:BetterConnected Challenge Newark,” a startup initiative focused on ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Small business owners in Newark are still grappling with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic according to a new report released by Main Street Alliance (MSA), a community-based organization that advocates for small businesses. The report, “Promoting Opportunity and Racial Equity ...

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As the state of New Jersey continues to map out its marijuana marketplace, Newark's first black owned business that specializes in hemp derived CBD and THC products is educating and preparing the community for what’s to come.  Beginning Monday, Plantivia Wellness will be hosting an entire week ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Driving capital and opportunity into the hands of Newarkers is just one of many items at the top of Marcus Randolph’s agenda as he prepares to lead Invest Newark, the city’s economic developer, as its next president and CEO. The Invest Newark Board of Directors announced Thursday ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Braven, a nonprofit organization that helps connect college students to career pathways, including a fellowship program at Rutgers University-Newark, garnered some notable recognition this week as a “Best Startup Employer” by Forbes and Statista. Braven placed in the top 500 for ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Mary K. E. Maples has been appointed as interim president and CEO of University Hospital, which will go into effect upon current president and CEO Dr. Shereef Elnahal’s departure, hospital officials announced. Maples, University Hospital’s chief legal officer and corporate ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark-based investment fund committed to supporting Black and Latinx entrepreneurs will be able to better serve its clients after Bank of America recently teamed up as an investor with the initiative. The Black and Latino Angel Investment Fund of New Jersey (BLAIF) was launched ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Renowned restaurateur Melba Wilson will be serving up some southern comfort in downtown Newark as city officials announced Wednesday that her signature Melba’s Restaurant is coming to Broad Street. The opening of Melba’s 550 will be held at 550 Broad St. later this year, according ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A partnership between two Newark-based organizations, Audible and Covenant House New Jersey (CHNJ), is making an impact in the city to create more job opportunities for people of color. Audible, a Newark-based audiobook seller and producer, set out in 2017 to work with local ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A virtual summit event that will provide an opportunity for women of color entrepreneurs to expand their circles of influence and meet other like-minded women of color entrepreneurs will be hosted next week by the Newark-based Institute For Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL). The 4th ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Equitable development was at the focus of this year’s annual Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP) Real Estate Market Forum, as developers and community leaders discussed their vision of growing the City of Newark. The two-day event hosted by NRBP featured multiple panel ...

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NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas services on: Hawthorne Avenue (between Leslie Street and Bergen Street) West Runyon Street (between Hedden Terrace and Bergen Street) Clinton Place (between Hawthorne Avenue and Millington ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ —PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services on Norwood Avenue (between Rosehill Place and Chancellor Avenue) and Mt. Vernon Avenue (between Rosehill Place and Chancellor Avenue). This work coincides with the utility’s citywide effort ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A fund aimed to support local entrepreneurs of color in access capital and various other business resources launched in Newark this month. The Entrepreneurs of Color Fund (EOCF), which will help diverse-led small businesses in Newark accelerate their opportunities for growth, was ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ — PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services on Melville Place (between Mt. Vernon Avenue and Coit Street) and Norwood Ave (between Rosehill Place and Chancellor Ave). This work coincides with the utility’s citywide effort ...

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NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas services on: Hobson Street (between Field Place and Goldsmith Avenue), Leslie Street (between Lyons Avenue and US Highway Route 78), Summit Avenue (between Chancellor Avenue and Conklin Avenue), ...

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DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of the Honorable Walter F. Skrod (Ret.) as “of counsel” to the firm. Judge Skrod joined the firm Monday, January 31 after serving nearly seven years as a New Jersey Superior Court Judge in Bergen County. He brings ...

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NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas services on: North 7th Street (between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue West) Roseville Avenue (between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue West), Hobson Street (between Field Place and Goldsmith ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Medical technology leader Getinge has expanded operations in New Jersey with the launch of a new Experience Center in Wayne that will support its sales and service operations in North America. The company already has its U.S. headquarters and extensive manufacturing facilities here, and ...

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NEWARK – Whitney Economics, an economic consulting firm in the cannabis industry, today released a report -  U.S. Cannabis Business Conditions Survey Report - that says how cannabis industry operators are viewing the success of the industry and factors stifling growth. The top concern: funding, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Entrepreneurs of color in Newark have an opportunity to apply for a unique program headed by the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to access resources for their business.  Applications opened this week for local business leaders of color to join the university’s Paul Profeta ...

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New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) named a new executive director, replacing Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, the longtime head of the Newark-based advocacy coalition and grassroots organization that fights for social, racial, and economic justice The new executive director, Dena Mottola Jaborska, brings 27 ...

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NEWARK, NJ —  PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services on: North 9th Street (between Park Avenue and 7th Avenue West) Hobson Street (between Lyons Avenue & Bragaw Place) Keer Avenue (between Clinton Place and Wainwright ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ —PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services on: Rosehill Place ( between Mount Vernon Avenue and Coit Street) and Berkshire Place (between Mount Vernon Avenue and Coit Street). This work coincides with the utility’s citywide effort ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The surge of omicron variant cases of COVID-19 has added a new burst of uncertainty after close to two years of the deadly pandemic. But for brothers Marc and Michael Brummer, co-owners of Hobby's Deli in downtown Newark, steady confidence that they'll soon reopen provides something ...

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