Trenton mayor Eric Jackson recently led the kick off for the 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program. The program is a partnership between the Trenton mayor’s office, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce, Capital Region Minority Chamber of Commerce, Trenton Area Stakeholders, and Millhill Child and Family Development.
In the program youths will be placed in summer jobs in government, nonprofit, and private-sector organizations. Trenton youth ages 16 to 21 will receive training at Rider University and begin employment for six weeks in July. After the job training, the participants will be matched with opportunities to work in the arts, business, education, culinary, camp counseling, and trade fields for the summer.
“Millhill is proud to be the administrator of the Summer Youth Employment Program, which provides meaningful jobs to Trenton youth who would not have had the opportunity otherwise,” said Cynthia Oberkofler, executive director. “We are excited to partner in offering this life-changing program in Trenton.”
Jackson encouraged private, public, and nonprofit sectors to either sponsor or host a youth for the summer. He said they could donate $2,000 to cover the cost of employing the young person for the summer.
Employers and job seekers can apply now www.millhillcenter.org. Enrollment runs through Monday, April 23.
Certara, 103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300, Princeton 08540. 888-708-7444. Edmundo Muniz, chief executive officer. www.certara.com.
Certara, a drug development consulting company based in Carnegie Center, has acquired Analytica Laser, a London-based research consultancy that employs about 100 scientists and consultants in North America and Europe.
The company is known for using evidence-based methodologies to evaluate the impact of healthcare products and public health decisions. It also has a proprietary technology for translating clinical trial findings into estimated real-world impact.
CyberGrants, 50 Millstone Road, Floor 2, Suite 230, East Windsor 08520. 609-799-7830. Brad Galle, CEO. www.cybergrants.com.
The JK Group, a company that operates corporate charity drives, has changed its name to CyberGrants and moved from College Road East in Plainsboro to Millstone Road in East Windsor.
HG Media Inc., 12 Fisher Avenue, Princeton 08540. 609-921-6200. Ken Greenberg, media director. www.hg-media.com.
The communications company has moved from Airpark Road to a home office on Fisher Avenue in Princeton.
New in Town
Berkshire Bank, 4422 Route 27, Building B, Kingston 08528. 609-454-0336. www.berkshirebank.com.
The consumer bank has opened a location on Route 27.
BT Americas Inc., 650 College Road East, Princeton.
The communications company has left its College Road East office. Its website was down and its listed number was disconnected.
CohnReznick LLP, 103 Carnegie Center, Princeton.
The accounting firm has left its Carnegie Center office and its listed number was disconnected. The Carnegie Center location was a subsidiary of its Eatontown office.
Carmela Firetto, 89, on April 14. Born in Sicily, she lived in Ewing Township for the past 60 years. She was the mother of Maryellen Valeri, whose husband, Thomas Valeri, is co-publisher of Community News Service. Services will be held Thursday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at the Brenna Funeral Home, Immordino Chapel, 1799 Klockner Road, Hamilton.
John C. Borden on April 11. He was a member of the prominent Borden textile family of Massachusetts and moved to Princeton in the late 1950s. He founded Gallery 100, a Nassau Street art shop that also hosted an art gallery that displayed the work of prominent New Jersey artists. After selling the gallery, he became a philanthropist and professional fundraiser and was involved with Princeton Community Housing, Princeton Friends Meeting, and Princeton Friends School among other organizations. Services will be held Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m. at the Princeton Friends Meetinghouse.
Joseph V. Kleinkauf, 54, on April 13. He worked at the Princeton Packet for 24 years, retiring as transportation manager. Services will be held Friday, April 20, at 8 p.m. at the Barlow and Zimmer Funeral Home, 202 Stockton Street, Hightstown.
Glenda Kleindienst (Martinetti) Cain, 75, on April 9. She was employed by Princeton University and owned Toppins Inc., in Yardley. Services will be held Friday, April 20, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 137 West Upper Ferry Road, Ewing.
Leslie T. Casey, 69, on April 11. She worked at ETS and Charles Jones and was formerly a judicial clerk with the State of New Jersey Judiciary.
Marian Maltese Eschelman, 86, on April 12. She was a practicing dietitian and diabetes instructor who wrote several textbooks on nutrition and taught for a time at Mercer County Community College.
Lorraine Tams, 94. She sold real estate in the Princeton area for more than three decades. Services will be held Monday, May 21, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Church, Princeton.
Samuel J. “Seabee Sam” Arnone, 93, on April 11. He worked at Gould National Battery from 1951 to 1989 but returned to work in 2011 when his grandson, Glenn, opened Quakerbridge Pharmacy in Mercerville. He worked at the pharmacy until retiring at 90.
Gerard S. Naples, 80, on April 9. He was a state assemblyman for the 15th legislative district for 10 years, and was vice president of the Mercer County League of Municipalities and served many other organizations.