Business & Economy


Rep. Pascrell: NJ’s losing 25 Percent of Water Resources Every Day

Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. said New Jersey is losing 25 percent of its water resources every day because of the water infrastructures.

New Jersey sues energy suppliers

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have filed civil suits against three energy suppliers. The suits announced Wednesday claim the companies deceived consumers by guaranteeing lower monthly electric and gas bills if they switched providers. ...
BW NICE Board Members at the 2013 Red Shoe event. BW NICE Board Members, from left: Lisa Fielding, Diane Simovich, Judy Gold, Dana Lane. Photo courtesy of Diane Simovich.

Annual Red Shoe Event to Benefit SAFE in Hunterdon

Business Women Networking Involving Charity and Education (BW NICE) is holding its annual Red Show luncheon and fashion show Friday, June 6 to bring women in business together while benefiting SAFE in Hunterdon County.

Mountain of dirt suspected in bridge closure

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Officials say they believe a contractor is responsible for dumping a massive mound of dirt suspected of shifting the ground underneath an interstate highway bridge and forcing its closure. Delaware officials are working with the ...

Former governor remembers newspaper co-owner

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says "the world will never be as much fun" as it was before the death of businessman Lewis Katz. Rendell spoke Wednesday at a memorial for Lewis, a sports team owner-turned-philanthropist. The ...
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NJ Craft Beer Industry Thriving

There are more than two dozen brewing companies in New Jersey, and the industry grew 17 percent in the past year.

NJ court nixes permit for Ocean County Wal-Mart

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court has ruled against a proposed Wal-Mart in Ocean County in the latest chapter in a long-running legal battle. The project was first proposed in 2004 for an area covering part of Toms River and part of ...

Oyster Creek nuke plant to test sirens Tuesday

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Oyster Creek nuclear power plant will test its emergency sirens on Tuesday. Tuesday's test is part of a twice-yearly safety drill. The plant's parent company, Exelon Generation, recently replaced all 42 emergency ...

Christie applauds police change in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is heralding a police department reboot for New Jersey's most dangerous city. And Christie says things are improving enough that he expects to come back to announce new economic development projects. Christie ...

Philly paper owner’s jet never lifted off runway

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says data from flight recorders indicate the jet that crashed over the weekend in Massachusetts in which Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz was killed reached a speed of 165 ...