Business & Economy

Maryland casino eyes soon-to-be-fired AC workers

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Maryland casino is looking to hire some of the soon-to-be-jobless Atlantic City casino workers. Maryland Live! is holding job fairs Aug 1 and 2 at the Sheraton hotel across from the Atlantic City Convention Center. The ...

Google to map Liberty and Ellis islands

NEW YORK (AP) — Google had begun mapping Liberty Island in New York Harbor. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1l0AEKP ) says the project to put the Statue of Liberty site on Google Maps with Street View started this week. It will provide 3-D, ...

New Jersey’s largest newspaper sells building

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest newspaper has sold the building it has called home in the state's largest city for nearly 50 years to a New York firm. The Star-Ledger of Newark is not saying how much Floral Park, New York-based Maddd ...

Former PA Offical Robins: Transportation Fund Needs Fixes at State and Federal Levels

Alan Vorhees Transportation Control Founding Director and former Port Authority official Martin Robins says that the Transportation Trust Fund needs more funding at both the state and federal levels.

NJ Natural Gas storm program gets approval

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Natural Gas has received state approval to begin work on a $102.5 million program to protect its distribution and transmission systems from storm damage. The utility sustained substantial damage during ...

Programs Help Residents Facing Foreclosure

Foreclosure filings rose in fiscal year 2014 and several programs are working with residents to help them keep their homes.

Unions Oppose Private Company Running NJ Lottery

The Communications Workers of America and the AFL-CIO lost their appeal to block a 15-year private contract with Northstar Lottery Group to manage daily operations of New Jersey's lottery.

Charities Help Fill Gaps for Sandy Victims

Those with homes that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy are getting help from charity groups when government programs haven't provided enough monetary help.

MSEIA President: Solar Sector’s Growing in New Jersey

Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association President Dennis Wilson says the solar sector is growing in New Jersey but is growing more on the residential side rather than the business side.

Municipalities Mull Over Offering Liquor Licenses

In New Jersey, liquor licenses can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and some municipalities decide not to offer any to businesses.