Business & Finance

June 20, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- New Jersey business leaders and elected officials are praising the life and legacy of Joseph Simunovich, a towering figure in business, environmental sustainability and health care, after his unfortunate passing on Tuesday at the age of 78. Among his many accomplishments, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -  Work will begin next spring on a project to renovate and modernize the existing Stop & Shop supermarket property on Route 17. The plan, which was approved by the borough's planning board, also calls for the addition of an Applebee's, Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell and Spuntino Wine ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Hackensack University Medical Center unveiled plans on Thursday to build a state-of-the-art $714 million medical pavilion next to its existing campus on Second Street. Construction is expected to begin this summer with 2022 as the projected opening, according to the hospital.

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HACKENSACK, NJ – LT Bar & Grill, the latest restaurant created by renowned French chef Laurent Tourondel, will join the dining offerings at The Shops at Riverside next spring. The restaurant is set to open during the third and final phase of the Shops at Riverside’s multi-million dollar ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – First responders from throughout Bergen County were recently honored by Hackensack University Medical Center for their hard work and dedication on the job. The 28thannual Emergency Medical Services Excellence Awards Program, which was held May 13 at the Stony Hill Ill, not only ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Sticky's Finger Joint, a popular New York City-based fast casual chicken finger chain, opened its first location in New Jersey at the Outlets at Bergen Town Center. To mark its grand opening, Sticky's will offer $1 baskets of their staple dish of chicken fingers over fries for $1 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Dressbarn says it expects to have all of its stores closed in the first half of 2020. The women’s clothing chain announced last week that it was shutting all 650 of its stores but hadn’t given a timeline for closures until Thursday. Dressbarn’s parent company, Mahwah-based ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Paramus may become the latest town to ban single-use plastic bags, joining a growing movement across the country aimed at promoting sustainability and reducing litter. At its May 21 meeting, the borough council voted 5-0 to introduce an ordinance to not only prohibit businesses ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Editors were tapping on keyboards inside The Daily Targum's newsroom on Neilson Street Tuesday night, stopping only to wander over to a table at the front of the room and grab a slice of the pizza that had just arrived. There was a hint of garlic in the air, but no hint they ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- For the past 22 years, the Bergen County American Dream Program has sponsored an Annual Homebuyer Fair the first Saturday of every June (Homeownership month) that draws 300 to 400 people. This year, the 23rd Annual Bergen County Home Ownership Fair will take place on Saturday, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Callahan’s will keep on truckin’ at Van Saun County Park this summer. As of Thursday, one of the Norwood restaurant’s food trucks will be back at the park, right outside the entrance of the zoo, serving up its famous deep-fried hot dogs.  “We are so excited to be starting our ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Division of Community Development will once again host its home ownership fair, an annual event that gives home seekers an opportunity to learn everything they need to know about buying a house. The fair will be held June 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Paramus could become the latest community to ban single-use plastic bags, joining a growing movement across the country aimed at reducing litter. At its May 21 meeting, the borough council will consider introducing an ordinance to not only prohibit businesses from distributing ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Spurred by the worst measles outbreak the country has seen in nearly 20 years, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center has created a program to educate the public about the disease. On Thursday, New Bridge will present “Measles: Separating Fact From Fiction – What First Responders and the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – White Manna has the best burger in New Jersey, according to a newly released ranking. In its “Best Burger in Every State” list, The Daily Meal wrote:  "A New Jersey legend, White Manna one of the last remaining diner-style burger joints that arose in the tradition of White ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Facebook is treating everyone on Friday in celebration of the launch of its “Birthday Stories” feature. In order to mark the occassion, the social media company partnered up with 50 bakeries across the country to offer complimentary treats. In New Jersey, free goodies will be ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The launch of a long-awaited change this summer to the pattern used for flights landing at Teterboro Airport has been postponed until at least next year, a delay that has left city officials upset with the Federal Aviation Administration. At the quarterly meeting of the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen Community College unveiled its new $1 million STEM Student Research Center on Tuesday at the school's main campus in Paramus. The facility, College President Michael Redmond emphasized, is a “student research center” because “our students are our future.” “We invest in ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – On Wednesday, Westfield Garden State Plaza, the largest mall in New Jersey, announced plans to transform several acres of its parking lots into a mixed-use town center. Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield unveiled its big news on the anniversary of the mall’s grand opening more than six ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen Community College has received a $35,000 grant that allows the school to broaden its criminal justice program to include more humanities. Integrating the study of film, art, music and literature into the school’s existing criminal justice program will ultimately better ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – A young goat found wandering a Ridgewood cemetery earlier this month has recovered from a bout of pneumonia and is now off to an animal sanctuary. After being corralled by police, cemetery workers and animal control on April 5 at Valleau Cemetery, the 7-month-old male goat was ...

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HACKENSACK – Two local hospitals rank as among the best in the nation, according to a new analysis by Newsweek. In the magazine’s first-ever “World’s Best Hospitals” list, Hackensack University Medical Center and The Valley Hospital were both named as top facilities for 2019. Altogether, one ...

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HACKENSACK –Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center rolled out a mobile residency rotation on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, giving a doctor-in-training the opportunity to help a community that is still recovering from damaged caused by severe hurricanes nearly two ...

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PARAMUS – When the Paramus Farmers' Market opens next month, there will be some new vendors, as well as many returning favorites, setting up shop for the 2019 season. The weekly market kicks off May 29 and will be held every Wednesday through Oct. 16 from 2 to 7 p.m. in the north parking lot at ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- Stew Leonard’s will open its first ever Garden State grocery store this fall at Paramus Park Mall. At a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning, local officials, as well as Stew Leonard’s executives, cheered the occasion with champagne glasses filled with milk. Dubbed as “the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - On Friday at the IBEW Local 164 in Paramus, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) convened a group of over 35 labor leaders from North Jersey to discuss how to get things moving to fix New Jersey’s crumbling infrastructure and remedy New Jersey’s middle-skill workers gap. “I am ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University officials say they are "making progress" with the labor union representing faculty, but still the American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers - representing 4,800 full-time faculty and graduate employees - is considering a ...

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NATIONAL -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - On Monday, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer convened a mayor’s roundtable to discuss local issues and hear from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the LESO program at Bergen County Community College, where participants discussed solutions to strengthen local ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- An emotional Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco delivered his annual State of the County Address today, his first such address since being sworn-in to his second term on the job.  "As I begin initiatives for my second term, I want to end my first term by thanking all of you ...

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