Monday, October 19, 2020

Fast Lane

News from the business community

Deaths

Nationally known Roosevelt-based sculptor Jonathan Shahn has died at age 82.

State Theatre Plans Renovations

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick has announced extensive renovation focused on accessibility and safety; audience and artist experience; and operational efficiency.

D&R Greenway Marks Opening of Hopewell Trails

A partnership of D&R Greenway Land Trust, Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space, and the Township of Hopewell has come together to open three new loop trails on Pennington Mountain as part of the Woosamonsa Ridge Preserve.

On the Move: Management Moves, Deaths

New leaders have joined USRowing and Mercadien.

CytoSorbents Grows U.S. Distribution of Filtering Device

Monmouth Junction-based CytoSorbents has entered into several agreements to market its CytoSorb blood purification device to U.S. hospitals.

On the Move: Inc. 5000, Nonprofit Partnership, Deaths

More than two dozen Princeton-area companies appear on the Inc. 5000 list. Area nonprofits are teaming up to prevent evictions. And more.

PACE Offers Mentors to Those Who Need It Most

Marion Friedman and Efrain Monterroso are the co-founders of PACE Education, a one-on-one mentoring program catering exclusively to low-income students.

Transforming the Justice System Through Public Education

Kevin Keenan and Britt Masback co-authored “Lesson Plans for Justice Reform: A Call to Action for Students and Teachers” in the January issue of the Vera Institute’s Think Justice Blog.

On the Move: CARES Funding, Management Moves, and More

New Jersey colleges will receive additional CARES Act funding. TRAC Intermodal has a new CEO.

Diversity Survey: Offensive Comments on the Rise

Taft Communication recently released results of its fifth annual New Jersey State of Diversity Survey showing marked generational differences in attitudes and experiences around race, religion, and ethnicity in New Jersey’s workplaces, as well as differences based on political party affiliation and race.

Trending Stories

The Fall of Icarus

You don’t expect to find insights into our troubled times from the Flemish Old Masters. But on a recent trip to Brussels I found myself wandering into the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.