MIDDLESEX, NJ—It seemed like a match made in heaven. A politically connected developer wanted to construct an apartment building on the Middlesex Borough site where a paint factory exploded and burned in 1985. The site would be remediated first, and the Middlesex County Improvement Authority would even take part by securing $200,000 in federal funding […]
On the ground floor of “The George” sits a pair of sneaker and clothing shops: LMTD Supply and its sister store, Lady LMTD. The stores sell custom-picked sneakers and an assortment of vintage and new clothing ranging from 1990’s Nike jackets to 2020 Supreme drops.
TRENTON, NJ–On November 5, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 192, mandating safety requirements to protect workers from the COVID-19 pandemic in all New Jersey workplaces. The executive order is the culmination of a months-long organizing effort by activists and frontline workers. “With today’s action, New Jersey becomes the only state to leverage its public […]
In May, the New Brunswick-based corporation said it “will wind down the commercialization of talc-based Baby Powder in the US and Canada in the coming months,” adding that “existing inventory will continue to be sold through retailers until it runs out.” But that’s not enough, says “Black Women for Wellness,” one of the many advocacy groups pushing for J&J to stop selling its baby powder worldwide.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Nine drug company CEO’s including Johnson & Johnson’s Alex Gorsky signed a September 8 pledge to continue making the safety of vaccinated individuals the top priority as they develop the first COVID-19 vaccines, according to a media release. In the pledge, consumer health products and pharmaceutical giant J&J said that “the safety and well-being […]
EDISON, NJ—Two men were injured after 200 gallons of a hazardous substance leaked from the LyondellBasell facility on Meadow Road, leaving a chemical smell in the air above a neighborhood on the night of August 23. The Titanium tetrachloride was released “due to a broken pipe within their facility,” according to Deputy Chief of the Edison […]
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said on August 19 it agreed to purchase drugmaker Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. for about $6.5 billion.