Business & Economy

PSE&G to upgrade Hoboken’s gas lines

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Hoboken is getting new gas lines as part of PSE&G's Energy Strong program to help shield the city from storm damage. Work will begin later this month to upgrade 60 percent of the city's gas lines in flood prone areas with high ...

Storms cause power outages in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Utility crews are busy and some commuters are facing delays after severe thunderstorms rolled through New Jersey, downing trees and knocking out power. About 5,500 homes and businesses were without electricity early Wednesday ...

Some Lawmakers Push for Casino Gaming Expansion

Sen. Ray Lesniak and and Assemblyman Ralph Caputo are working to get a referendum on the ballot for voters to decide if casino gambling will be allowed outside Atlantic City.

Law Allows Small NJ Wineries to Directly Ship Product, Sell at BYOB Restaurants

Legislation signed into law in 2012 allows New Jersey wineries producing less than 250,000 gallons per year to directly ship up to 12 cases and sell in up to 15 other state outlets.

Prosecutors: Accountant stole nearly $1M

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a southern New Jersey accountant stole nearly $1 million from her clients' tax refunds and social security benefits Doreen Gentile of Toms River was arrested Monday and charged with 14 counts of mail ...

State agency to study cruise port in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey state agency that oversees Atlantic City's tourism district says it is hiring a consultant to investigate whether it's worth adding a port for cruise ships to stop there. The idea has been floated by Mayor ...

Business owners victimized in discounted TV scam

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Two business owners who thought they were buying discounted televisions at a northern New Jersey department store were instead scammed out of their money. Rockaway Township police say the victims were each contacted ...

New Jersey residents fear LG Electronics expansion

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Residents of a northern New Jersey town where environmentalists have been fighting the expansion of an electronics company say they worry the project will pave the way for an era of big development. The Concerned Residents of ...

One-Quarter of NJ Office Space is Vacant

Millions of empty square feet of office space are in New Jersey, partly because of company movement and advancing technology.

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices stay stable

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing stable prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Thursday was $3.57, the same price as last week. But that's still higher ...