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Opinion: The Rebirth of Stakeholder Capitalism?

by Robert B. Reich In recent weeks, the managers, employees, and customers of a New England chain of supermarkets called “Market Basket” have joined together to oppose the board of director’s decision earlier in the year to oust the chain’s popular…

Hillside recruit completes U.S. Navy basic training

(FHTNC)–Navy Seaman Recruit Najee J. Etchison, son of Gene E. Etchison of Irvington and Diane M. Etchison of Hillside, recently completed basic training at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Etchison completed a variety…

Weichert Financial Services names chief operating officer

Stephen Adamo, president of Weichert Financial Services, announced that Tim McLaughlin has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer. In addition to assuming this new role, McLaughlin will retain his responsibilities in the company’s Capital Markets division.…

Killing baby chicks is big business

In egg laying factory farms, there is a common practice of killing newly hatched poultry for which breeders have no use. Due to modern selective breeding, laying hen strains differ from meat production strains. Male birds do not produce eggs and…

County Summer Arts Festival concerts continue

PLAINFIELD — The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues its 54th season of music on Wednesday evening, August 13, featuring The Sensational Soul Cruisers.  The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the public to attend this free concert…