DeCotiis Law Firm Announces New Name and Partner With Newark Family Roots

The prominent regional law firm of DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP has announced the addition of a new partner, Vincent M. Giblin, and effective immediately the firm’s name will be changed to DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP. Read more

TRYP Hotel to bring more zing to Newark's reviving downtown

A Jazz Age-built hotel in downtown Newark will soon be fully renovated in time for a 2017 grand re-opening, its new face befitting the image of a revitalizing city that is attracting more visitors to Newark's downtown core. Read more

Al Koeppe, a Newark institution, dies at 70

Alfred C. “Al’’ Koeppe, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Alliance and one of the preeminent business figures in Newark and New Jersey, having served as president of both New Jersey Bell and PSE&G, died early Tuesday morning after suffering from a heart attack. He was 70. Read more

Newark Introduces City-wide Initiative

Newark officials joined today with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university, and corporate partners to announce a long-term program that would help propel the city into becoming one of the most technologically-connected cities in the nation. Read more

Amazon to Provide Seasonal Work for Newarkers

Amazon today announced it is creating more than 120,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites this holiday season. Last year, more than 14,000 seasonal positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to increase that number this year.  Read more

Panasonic Joins Forces with Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes

Panasonic Corporation of North America and Habitat for Humanity Newark & Greater Elizabeth announced the companies will join forces on Wednesday, October 12 to participate in Habitat Newark’s Corporate Challenge efforts. Read more

Radius Magazine Publisher Calls It Quits

Less than three years after launching a glossy magazine designed to "provide a positive antidote to the numbing, distorted depiction of Newark printed daily in the Star-Ledger," Paul Profeta says he planning to cease publication of Radius at the end of the year. Read more

Newark Firm Selected to Run Operations of National Association

The membership of the National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals (OESP) has unanimously voted to hire Jaffe Communications of Newark, NJ to serve as the next executive director, following the retirement of Judy Garber on August 1. Read more

Newark Councilwoman Launches Her Own Consulting Business

Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins today announced that she has created her own consulting firm to help clients around New Jersey navigate and understand public policy issues. Read more

NJ's Hispanic Business: Like Great Bourbon in a Barrel?

Hispanic business is open for business in New Jersey. That was the message at the 25th Annual Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce convention and awards luncheon, a gathering of the latest and greatest of the state’s Hispanic business owners and those who work with them. Read more


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