Business & Economy

Dispute clouds future of Jersey City movie palace

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A majestic movie palace that dates back to the Great Depression is being viewed as a possible key to Jersey City's future. The Loew's Jersey Theatre has sat in the middle of Journal Square since 1929. It was boarded up in ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.49, down a penny from last week. But that's still higher ...

Governor Kicks Off Summer Tourist Season, Brushing Aside Tough Week

Gov. Christie visited areas of the Jersey Shore to kick off Memorial Day weekend and encourage people to come to the area.

Seaside Gets Ready for Summer Season

While officials say the Seaside boardwalk, destroyed by fire in September, won't be ready for Memorial Day weekend, there will be activities set up in a parking lot for people to enjoy. The boardwalk should be rebuilt by late June.

Steel Companies Hurting as Overseas Products Used More Often

Steel from overseas is less expensive than product produced in the U.S., so structures like the Bayonne Bridge are using steel from places like China and Italy.

Official: $2.5B more in Sandy aid headed to NY, NJ

A government official says a plan is in place for disbursing $2.5 billion in additional federal aid to New Jersey, New York City and New York state for Superstorm Sandy recovery. The third round of funding will bring the total amount headed to the ...

Slight increase in holiday traffic expected in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is hoping winter-weary visitors are ready for some surf and sand as the Memorial Day holiday launches the summer tourism season. Forecasters are predicting a somewhat wet start to the Memorial Day holiday weekend ...

Budget Committee Chairman Questions Legality of Scaling Back Pension Payments

Sen. Paul Sarlo asked State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff if cutting back on the state's pension payments, as Gov. Christie has proposed, is legal.

Group Rallies Against Cuts to Pension Payment

Democratic lawmakers joined others to speak out against Gov. Christie's plan to cut the state's pension payment and call for a millionaire's tax.

NJ biz owner admits lying to get federal contracts

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey business owner has admitted she falsely claimed her business was owned by a service-disabled veteran so she could get dozens of government contracts. Miriam Friedman entered her plea in federal court in ...