Business & Economy

1 killed in construction zone crash on parkway

ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — State Police say one worker was killed and another was injured after an SUV ran into the back of their construction equipment on the Garden State Parkway. The accident occurred at 1:19 a.m. Wednesday in the northbound lanes in ...

Officials Discuss Building Casinos in North Jersey

Business leaders and politicians met to discuss building new casinos in North Jersey and how to avoid mistakes of Atlantic City.

Woodbridge Residents Take Blue Acres Buyouts

Some in Woodbridge whose homes were flooded in Hurricane Sandy have decided to take buyouts through the DEP's Blue Acres program.

Uber Drivers Run Risk of Being Ticketed

Municipalities, including Hoboken, are cracking down on ride sharing service Uber, ticketing drivers and taking riders out of the vehicles.

Rooftop fire sparks evacuation of New Jersey mall

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey mall was evacuated after a fire broke out on the roof of one of its stores, but no injuries were reported. It's not yet known what sparked Tuesday afternoon's fire at the Macy's store in the Westfield ...

Caesars shows Showboat to ‘interested party’ Tues

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment is showing the soon-to-close Showboat Casino Hotel to "an interested party," but won't say who it is. Company spokesman Gary Thompson tells The Associated Press that Caesars officials were showing ...

Australia’s Servcorp leases 85th floor of 1 WTC

NEW YORK (AP) — An Australian company that provides virtual office space is leasing the 85th floor of New York City's One World Trade Center. The 15-year lease with Servcorp was announced Tuesday by landlords the Durst Organization and the Port ...

Trop Greenville looks to completion of expansion

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tropicana Entertainment expects to open its expanded gambling operation and resort in October. Trop Greenville is adding new table games and 300 more slot machines, including a high limit area. Max & Erma's, a full-service ...

More job training planned as 3 casinos close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is planning additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street. Mayor Don Guardian says an effort to provide employment training ...
Edible Garden employees Rick Pinto, Chris Chappetta (left) and Joe Chiappetta (right) pose with Abilities trainee Fred Kulick (center in gray). Photo Courtesy of Evan Nison.

Training Program Aims to Help People with Disabilities Find Jobs

Edible Garden and Abilities of Northwest Jersey have partnered up to create a training program for people with disabilities, teaching them aspects of the agricultural industry and hoping to help them find jobs.