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Go Inside This Week’s Issue of U.S. 1: January 15, 2020

January 15, 2020 -

The following stories were originally published in the January 15, 2020, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

On the Move: Acquisitions, Expansions, and More

ACON Investments has acquired Pine Environmental Services, and Systech International has been acquired by the Dover Corporation.

An Old Problem: Affordable Housing for Seniors

Affordable housing is in short supply in New Jersey. And affordable housing that’s accessible for seniors is even harder to find.

A Healthy Walk Through History and Community

Like others at this time of the year, I’m making a fresh resolution to get out and get healthy by resuming my habit of taking walks. And while a stroll through the neighborhood is good, I prefer those walks that mix my interest in regional history.

The State of Hate in New Jersey

Rachel Wainer Apter, director of the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, is the state official most directly responsible for fighting hate crimes.

Real Ethics for Artificial Intelligence

Ethics has become an important topic in the context of artificial intelligence. How much trust should we have in the reliability of AI systems? Can we rely on AI systems to act ethically?

Women in STEM: Entrepreneurship Contest Offers $5,000

The Association for Women in Science of New Jersey is holding an entrepreneurship challenge event that will award $5,000 for the best business plan.

To The Editor: WCC Is Not a Done Deal

The possible takeover of Westminster Choir College by Rider University is not a done deal.

Quilters Stitch Stories and Culture at Ellarslie

With their colors and patterns and creative innovations, quilts are art that provide comfort and warmth.

Percussion Adds a New Voice for Youth Orchestra

This year YOCJ’s Winter Concerts will be especially noteworthy in that, not only will the guest artist be a true rarity in the field — a female orchestral percussionist — but the music she has selected was written by one of the most successful of all living composers, who also happens to be a woman.