Saturday, October 19, 2019

Fast Lane

News from the business community

Healthy Meals Supreme Offers a Fresh Start for Your Diet

A surprise diabetes diagnosis set Joe Martinez on the path to founding Healthy Meals Supreme, a meal delivery service that aims to help people with chronic diseases manage their diets.

New Theater Makes Its Debut in New Brunswick

There is a new act for regional theater this fall with the opening of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center on Livingston Avenue.

On the Move: Electric Cars, Company Changes, Deaths

Learn about electric cars at the West Windsor Farmers Market on Saturday, September 14.

New in Town: Smithers Avanza Builds Bioanalytical Lab in Ewing

Frank M. Rotella is director of operations at the new facility

Management News: John J. Farmer Jr new director at Eagleton Institute

Replacing director Ruth B. Mandel who stepped down after leading the institute for 24 years

Deaths

Barbara J. Shiarappa, Julius L. Majeski, Eileen P. Smith, Sheamus John O'Connor

Carnegie Center Coworker Charged in Plainsboro Murder

Carolyn Byington, the woman who was found dead in her Plainsboro apartment on June 10, was murdered by a coworker in Carnegie Center, authorities allege.

On the Move: J&J Lawsuit, Office Building Sold, Deaths

A judge in Oklahoma has ordered New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in causing the opioid addiction crisis.

On the Move: Management Moves & Acquisitions

News from Cullen and Dykman, Imbue Creative, WIRB, and Integra.

Poll Says Offensive Workplace Comments are Down

Offensive comments in the workplace — including those about gender, race, sexual orientation, and religion — are down in New Jersey since 2017, according to the fourth annual New Jersey State of Diversity Survey.

Trending Stories

Facial Recognition: In Fast-Growing Field, Glitches Persist

Patrick Grother discusses the “industrial revolution” recently in facial recognition algorithms to the point where some of them are extremely accurate.