Honoring New Jersey, Veterans, Farmers and New Technologies

WITH THE Battleship USS New Jersey anchored for history in Camden, our state pays trib­ute to military serv­ice and offers an opportunity for the next generation to learn about the sacrifices that were made so they could be free. This is a valuable lesson, and a particularly poignant one this month, when we commemorate Veterans Day (November 11). In May
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Medical Innovation Can Help First Responders Save Lives

IN THIS ISSUE, we feature our Annual Healthcare CEO Roundtable, which focuses on advances in medical technology, next-generation research and development of biotech and pharmaceuticals, and life-saving innova­tions at hospitals and medical centers. Patient care and new “miracle” drugs are giving so many people second chances after diagnoses that used to be considered a death sen­tence—instead people we know are
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Reaching for the Stars Starts in a Classroom

THE GIRL SCOUTS OF Northern New Jersey now offer 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages five to 18 at CIANJ member County College of Morris (CCM), a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity education. Nine of the 30 new Girl Scout badges focus on cybersecurity, which is one of the focuses of this issue (see
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How to Retain and Attract Businesses to New Jersey

NEW JERSEY has a lot going for it, from an enviable location to a well-developed workforce to a transportation network that con­nects it with many key centers of com­merce. But high taxes, regulatory bur­dens and other issues are hurting the state’s ability to attract and retain busi­nesses. New Jersey needs creative solu­tions and incentives to reach out to companies that—thanks
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New Jersey Scientists and Doctors are Helping Patients Fight Cancer

CANCER IS A frightening diagnosis, and a deadly disease. “It is projected that in 2018 more than 53,000 New Jerseyans will hear the message that they have cancer,” according to Brian Shott, New Jersey Government Relations director for The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “More than 16,000 of our state’s residents will lose their lives to cancer this year.”
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