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The company started in founder John F. Dryden’s basement in 1875, selling burial insurance as the Prudential Friendly Society. Today its headquarters are still on Broad Street in Newark. Prudential Financial has about $616 billion in assets, and not only does its building stand as Newark’s structural icon, the new arena will be called the Prudential Center.
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On Fridays, Rosie serves a mixed stew of New Jersey food and dining information. Today, read about Disney Week at the Pop Shop in Collingswood, the Big Brew Beer Festival and the Tour de Farm cycling and culinary event.
Steve Carell, will replace fellow actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis in the movie Freeheld — a film based on a 2007 documentary about the late Ocean County Detective Lieutenant Laurel Hester, who fought to leave her county pension to her life partner, Stacie Andree, as she was dying from cancer in 2006.
Used to be parents learned the sex of their child when the bundle of joy was born. Then ultrasounds and more recently blood tests determine the gender early in the pregnancy. Now more and more moms-to-be are asking for the test results to be handed them in a sealed envelope, which they in turn hand, unopened, to a bakery.. Next stop: The gender-reveal cake and party.
You might know Salvatore Minardi as one of the area's foremost hairdressers, but he's also a passionate community leader and philanthropist ...