Business & Economy

Deal averts sale of NJ shore town’s carousel

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — The Seaside Heights Carousel that survived Superstorm Sandy and a boardwalk fire will not be going up for sale. A deal has been reached to keep the merry-go-round in the New Jersey shore town. The Asbury Park Press ...

Resource Center for Laid Off Casino Workers Opens in AC

People laid off from Showboat and Revel are able to get assistance at a resource center at the Atlantic City Convention Center open through Sept. 10.

Several Careers Pay More in NJ

According to CareerCast.com, certain careers pay more in New Jersey than the national average, which one expert attributes to the cost of living and location.

US: New Jersey made errors in post-Sandy contract

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government says New Jersey did not run afoul of any regulations when Gov. Chris Christie starred in ads that promoted the shore in the summer after Superstorm Sandy hit the state. But an audit by the Department of ...

Teen sentenced to service for trade center climb

NEW YORK (AP) — A thrill-seeking teenager who made a daring ascent of the 1 World Trade Center tower has wrapped up his case, with a judge praising him for taking responsibility. Justin Casquejo (cahs-KAY'-oh) was sentenced Wednesday to 23 days of ...

Casino closures brings mass unemployment filing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Approximately 300 newly laid-off casino workers were waiting on line when the doors opened at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing. The session Wednesday morning comes after a brutal weekend ...

NJ Gas Prices Drop

The price of gas has been declining all summer and New Jersey has prices that are below the national average.

Rutherford Business Owners Oppose SID

Many Rutherford business owners object to the way the municipality's Special Improvement District is run and they want out of the organization that they have to pay into.

Ocean Grove Tent Community Disbands for Fall

So-called "tenters" spend their summers on leased land from the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, a tradition that started nearly 150 years ago.

Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading for Mexico, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip has political benefits, too, helping him buff up his foreign policy credentials should he run for president in 2016. ...