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Holmdel insurance company acquires assets of John Manougian Agency

Holmdel-based Jacobson, Goldfarb & Scott, Inc. (JGS Insurance) said it acquired John Manougian Insurance Agency (JMI) located in Silver Spring, MD. Founder John Manougian will remain as a consultant, while Chris Manougian and Robin Manougian will serve as Vice Presidents along with the rest of the staff whom will continue to operate from the agency’s ...

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Cannabis advocacy organization M4MM to host licensing bootcamp for women and minorities

Whether in processing, cultivation, or dispensing cannabis, the contrast in the percentage of minority ownership versus white ownership is stark: just two percent of cannabis licenses in the United States are held by people of color, according to cannabis advocate Roz McCarthy. McCarthy runs Minorities for Medical Marijuana, which has grown since its infancy three ...

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IFF celebrates opening of new innovation center in Holmdel’s historic Bell Works (slideshow)

Taste, scent and ingredient maker IFF opened its doors to its new Home & Fabric Care Innovation Center at Bell Works in Holmdel on Monday. Chairman and CEO Andreas Fibig was joined by business leaders, IFF employees, and Holmdel community members for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new, state-of-the-art Innovation Center is a 60,000 square-foot research ...

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Unibet and NJ Devils strike multi-year partnership

Unibet, a new sports betting platform that just went live in New Jersey, announced it has inked a significant, multi-year sponsorship deal with the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. Additionally, Hockey Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur – who spent 21 years defending the Devils’ goal and earned the most career wins in the sport – has ...

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Martha Stewart to attend Paramus Stew Leonard’s opening

Martha Stewart will be returning to New Jersey to open the first Stew Leonard’s supermarket chain in the Garden State. A New Jersey homecoming reception will be also held for Martha Stewart, with the naming of a live Jersey Cow in her honor. Stewart, who was born and raised in Nutley, is being inducted into ...

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Trucking company to pay $1.25 million in back unemployment and disability contributions for misclassifying drivers

National trucking company Eagle Intermodal Inc. settled its 13-year-old case with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Tuesday, agreeing to drop its federal lawsuit against the Department and agreeing to pay $1.25 million in back unemployment and disability contributions after misclassifying drivers for more than a decade. A 2006 audit revealed Chicago-based Eagle ...

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Lime unveils new 3.0 scooter in Hoboken fleet

Lime unveiled its new Lime 3.0 scooters Thursday in Hoboken. The new model features upgraded 10″ wheels for improved stability, a mountain bike-inspired front suspension system, multimodal braking, and longer battery life. Since its launch in May, 60,000 Hoboken riders have taken more than 390,000 trips over 376,000 miles, saving 10,500 gallons of gas and 342,000 ...

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Jersey City warehouse to transform into state’s largest movie studio complex

New Jersey’s motion picture and television industry has undergone a dramatic revitalization since the passing of the Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act last year. This enactment, which provides incentivizing tax credits for film and digital media, coupled with the city’s recent influx of production activity and the increasing recognition of Jersey City’s ...

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