#b#Leases Signed#/b#

Cammeby’s International Group, a commercial real estate brokerage and property management agency based in Lakewood, recently re-signed two businesses to leases totaling more than 17,700 square feet at Hamilton Business Center, off Route 130.

Carpenter Emergency Lighting, a developer and manufacturer of emergency lighting products, has signed a 12,500-square-foot, two-year renewal at 12 South Gold Drive; and New Jersey Business Systems, a networking, communications, computer services, customer service, and support firm, signed a 5,260-square-foot renewal for a year and a half at 7C Marlen Drive.

Jeffrey Schron represented the landlord, while Steven Tolkach of Newmark Knight Frank’s Carnegie Center office represented the tenant.

According to Schron, the 285,000-square-foot Hamilton Business Center maintains a 93 percent occupancy rate. The two signings mark a staying-on for a pair of long-time tenants — Carpenter moved into the center in 2000 and NJBS in 1995. The center provides office, warehouse, and wholesale/retail space.

#b#New In Town#/b#

Chemkon Inc., 1 Crescent Avenue, Rocky Hill 08553; 609-497-7583; fax. Alena Lovy, president.

Chemkon, a consulting firm catering to the chemical industry, has opened an office in Rocky Hill.

dbinventions, 2695 Main Street, Suite 3, Lawrenceville 08648; 609-954-0176; fax. Jeffrey Friedman, principal. www.dbinventions.com.

Jeffrey Friedman has opened dbinventions, a database development and consulting firm, on Main Street in Lawrenceville. The firm specializes in custom, desktop, web, and mobile database applications.

Friedman holds a bachelor’s degree from SUNY-Stony Brook and a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia.

#b#Management Moves#/b#

Princeton Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at Forrestal (MAR), 100 College Road East, Princeton 08540; 609-452-7800; fax, 609-452-7883. David Sharkey, general manager. www.marriott.com.

The Princeton Marriott has named David Sharkey its new general manager. Sharkey replaces Jeff Plamondon, who now is at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel.

Sharkey, who has been with Marriott Hotels & Resorts for 24 years, was the general manager of the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel before taking over in Princeton. He has also held management positions at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, the Hanover Marriott, the Bridgewater Marriott, and the New York World Trade Marriott.

He earned his MBA from Colorado State University and served as a captain in the U.S. Army National Guard during Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield. He lives in Martinsville.

#b#Crosstown Moves#/b#

Princeton Design Firm LLC, 707 Alexander Road, Suite 208, Princeton 08540; 609-419-4411; fax, 732-329-1220. Lauren Shuke, creative director. www.princetondesignfirm.com.

Princeton Design Firm, which does brand management, graphic and web design studio, advertising, and social media for businesses, has moved from Cranbury South River Road to Alexander Road.

Herbert, Van Ness, Cayci and Goodell, 3131 Princeton Pike, Suite 114, Building 4, Lawrenceville 08648; 609-924-2495; fax, 609-912-0006. Michael J. Herbert Sr., managing partner.

Herbert, Van Ness, Cayci & Goodell, a law firm specializing in municipal and business matters, has moved from 22 Chamber Street in downtown Princeton to Lawrenceville.

#b#Leaving Town#/b#

Wentworth Property Management, 4 Princess Road, Lawrenceville.

Wentworth, which manages condominium and homeowner association communities, has moved its offices from Lawrenceville to Eatontown. The firm can be reached at 609-895-9636.

March of Dimes Foundation, 5 Cedar Brook Drive, Cranbury. www.marchofdimes.com/newjersey.

The March of Dimes Foundation, a nonprofit organization focusing on prenatal care and prevention of birth defects, has left its offices in Cranbury and now operates in Sayreville. The organization can be reached at 732-952-9010

MADD New Jersey, 2008 East Park Boulevard, Cranbury. www.madd.org/nj.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Dallas-based advocacy group, has closed its New Jersey offices due to budget cutbacks. James Bryant, MADD’s national program director, said the organization still conducts volunteer services in New Jersey. Bryant can be reached through the Cranbury telephone number or at 800-438-6233, ext. 4569

MBH Legal Search LLC, 475 Wall Street, Princeton. www.mbhsearch.com.

MBH, a national legal recruitment firm with offices in Atlanta and Washington, D.C., has moved to Newtown, Pennsylvania. The firm can be reached at 215-579-0635.

Princeton Health Solutions, 103 Moore Street, Princeton. Patricia Repetto, founder. www.princetonhealthsolutions.com.

Princeton Health Solutions, a medical communications firm, has left its office at 103 Moore Street. The company’s founder, Patricia Repetto, is now a grant specialist at Medscape, a New York-City-based healthcare firm.


Jeanne M. Vacca, 55, on March 30. She was a medical technologist for Princeton Nassau Pediatrics.

Diane Bennett, 65, on March 30. She recently retired from Mercer County College, where she was an administrative secretary.

Doris DeYoung, on March 29. She taught English at Rider University for 40 years and also taught at Mercer County College.

Amos Stults, 100, on March 26. He ran a veterinary practice in Hopewell from 1935 until 2009.

J. Kenneth Hanawalt, 77, on March 12. A self-taught computer and software engineer, he helped develop computer operations for Mathematica Inc. in the 1970s.

Suzanne Johnston, 84, on February 9. She and her surviving husband, Hugh, made more than 50 documentary films. Their film “Hey Cow I See You Now” aired as the opening sequence of the first episode of Sesame Street. Other work has been shown at the National Museum of Art in Washington, D.C., and other venues. A memorial service is set for Saturday, May 7, at 11 a.m. at the Aquinas Institute of Princeton University on Stockton Street.

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