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2014-08-21 08:24:17

Company reflects on business transformation milestones, looks ahead with confidence; NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company has organized a "Celebrate Newark Day" for employees to enable...

2014-08-12 23:00:13

New exhibit explores planetary science through interactive multimedia and hands-on experiences. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 What exactly are asteroids, comets and meteorites, and where do they come from? What can they tell us about Earth and the origins of our Solar System? The Newark Museum’s upcoming exhibition Great Balls of Fire! Comets, Asteroids, Meteors explores recent discoveries and cutting-edge science relating to these incredible objects. It opens on October 1 and runs...

2014-07-24 23:02:29

Facebook sweeps for a week’s stay in Lavallette shore house in its final days Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Horizon BCBSNJ’s second annual “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes, which will give one lucky family a rent-free week in a beautiful Lavallette shore house, is accepting entries only until August 3, 2014. Don’t miss your chance to win a week’s vacation at the Jersey shore. The sweepstakes is open to all New Jersey residents, 25 or older.* Residents can enter by...

2014-07-21 16:22:13

NEWARK, N.J., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the PSEG Foundation and the PSEG Law Department, the Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) will hold its next free legal counsel clinic for veterans and active duty military personnel on July 22, 2014. The Military Personnel/ Veterans Legal Assistance Project (MLAP) clinic will be held at PSEG's Corporate Headquarters, 80 Park Plaza, Newark, NJ. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO Clinics are held on...

2014-07-17 23:04:32

Projects will help revitalize three cities in New Jersey. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced that it is investing nearly $1 million in seven urban community development projects through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) program. The supported projects will assist with the economic revitalization of Newark, Jersey City and Camden. “Horizon has...

2014-07-17 12:23:29

NEWARK, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG today announced several promotions and executive moves at PSEG Services Corporation, a subsidiary which provides services to other PSEG businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128028 Derek DiRisio, currently vice president and controller, PSEG was promoted and elected president, PSEG Services Corporation effective August 4, 2014. He will report directly to Ralph Izzo, chairman, president and CEO of PSEG and be a...

2014-07-10 23:01:12

South Jersey arts center selected for support and anniversary grants Millville and Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is celebrating ten years of supporting community organizations throughout the state by awarding one of its long-time grantees a special anniversary present: An extra $10,000 for general operating support. The gift recipient, the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, had just received separate Foundation approval of a $10,000 award for its...

2014-06-30 23:08:06

Home-based care initiative for aged/disabled begins July 1 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Horizon NJ Health, the state’s largest managed Medicaid health plan and an Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) company, announced that it will launch a Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) program beginning July 1, 2014. Horizon NJ Health’s MLTSS program will be statewide. New Jersey’s MLTSS program will serve individuals who have disabilities and/or are...

2014-06-26 16:23:37

Legendary artist adds a splash of color to Newark renaissance NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Newark is undergoing an urban renaissance, and at the heart of this transformation is a thriving, vibrant visual and performing arts scene. Among those who have taken notice is Peter Max, who designed the cover for the Summer Issue of RADIUS Magazine. Max also penned an essay for the publication, entitled "A Joyful Paradise." The story features a visual retrospective...

2014-06-26 08:22:02

PSEG Volunteers Lend a Hand in School Clean Up Efforts NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at the Miller Street Elementary School are getting creative with their trash, turning everyday disposable items into art! Their efforts in reducing waste and consumption through recycling and upcycling has earned them the Bronze Award with National Wildlife Federation's Eco-Schools USA program. This international program recognizes and provides free resources to...