Executive Director’s Blog

March 14, 2016

Midweek Musings – Week 7: New EO…New Blog

  Well, it’s March. I figure it’s about time I introduced myself in case we haven’t had a chance to meet. I’m Doug, your new EO. While I may be new as Metro’s executive officer, I’m not new to Metro or NJBA. I’ve been a member of NJBA and a […]
March 16, 2016

Wednesday White Hat: A tip of the white hat to…John Caruso of Caruso Builders

John Caruso of Caruso Builders creates beautiful places to live. As president of 2 Kids Foundation, based in East Hanover, he’s helping kids with cancer build better lives. The organization helps families with a child who has been diagnosed with cancer.  John got involved years ago by entering a pickup […]
March 24, 2016

New rules from OSHA hit close to home

Rules issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor target facets of the homebuilding and remodeling industries by imposing strict standards on exposure to silica kicked up by operations such as cutting or drilling into masonry and many types of demolition. The rules go into effect in June and compliance […]
March 31, 2016

Wednesday White Hat: A Tip of the White Hat to Dave Bossart

This week’s tip of the white hat goes to Dave Bossart, of Bossart Builders for his work with Habitat for Humanity in Morris County and in other countries. Dave says he got involved with Habitat 20 years ago through the builders association. Habitat was just getting started and area builders […]